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: Engineering Science: 16: Electromagnetic Induction

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 9.35)

: Men in History: Feudal England: 4: A Baron's Castle

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 9.58)

: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 84

For Schools
Previously shown in February 1964
(to 10.20)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: Gwynne Jones

: Living in the Present: The Law

A sociology series.
BBC film
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 10.43)

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the very young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/Music: Maria Bird

: Pioneers of Social Change: Sophia Jex-Blake

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.25)

: Discovering Science: Water in the Air

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.55)

: Science and Society: Unit III: Frontiers for Man: 4: Man in Space

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 12.25)

: Heddiw

gydag Owen Edwards
Topical items in Welsh.
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss)

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages.
BBC film
(to 13.45)


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Editor: Maria Bird
Producer: Freda Lingstrom

: Science Session: Motor Bike and Scooter: 4: Smooth Running

Friction is usually accompanied by heating and wear. In this programme Arthur New describes how friction in the engine can be reduced by lubrication.
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 10.0 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Arthur New
Studio Animations: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: Morton Surguy
Series Editor: Geoffrey Hall

: Living in the Present: The Law

A sociology series.
BBC film
Previously shown on Tuesday and on Wednesday at 10.23 a.m.
(to 14.50)

: Treasure House

Where happy chance finds are made by John Earle and Serendipity Dog who open the door on a world full of strange and entertaining facts.
From the West


Presenter: John Earle
Script: Stuart Wilkinson
Additional Material: Tom Tully
Designer: Kenneth Wrench
Production Team: Hugh Duggan
Production Team: Bob Murray
Production Team: Philip Mutton
Producer: Ronald Webster

: Jonny Quest: Arctic Splash Down

A thrilling new film series.

Jonny and Hadji learn to drive a snow-skimmer in the Arctic.

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Followed by The Weather

: Adventure: Mystery on the Desert

Strange lines cut in the stony pampa of South Peru, unique outlines of birds and animals each covering many acres, a mummified body, beautifully preserved pots. Three young English explorers attempt to solve the puzzle of these relics of an ancient civilisation.
Commentary written by Jacquetta Hawkes and spoken by Patrick Wymark.
(First transmission on August 9, 1963)


Writer: Jacquetta Hawkes
Narrator: Patrick Wymark
Filmed by: Tony Morrison
Filmed by: Mark Howell
Film Editor: Larry Toft
Presented by: Harry Hastings
Series Editor: Brian Branston

: Tonight

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
With Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Christopher Brasher, Julian Pettifer, Cathal O'Shannon, Magnus Magnusson.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Christopher Brasher
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Cathal O'Shannon
Reporter: Magnus Magnusson
Associate Producer: Kenneth Corden
Associate Producer: Anthony Smith
Assistant Editor: John Lloyd
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: The Third Man: Hamburg Shakedown

A film series.
Starring Michael Rennie as Harry Lime
with Jonathan Harris as Bradford WebsterGuest star, Annie Farge

An attempt to smuggle a diamond ring across the German frontier in a packet of butter... a lovely innocent-looking girl and for once Harry Lime is caught off his guard.

7.30-7.55 Grass Roots: 6: A Forgotten Coast
A series about England and the English.
(Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree, Rowridge, Brighton)


Story and Teleplay: Mary C. McCall Jr.
Story and Teleplay: John Kruse
Story Consultant: Warner Law
Director: John Newland
Producer: Irving Asher
Executive Producer: Vernon Burns
Harry Lime: Michael Rennie
Bradford Webster: Jonathan Harris
Suzy Renaud-Dupin: Annie Farge
Llewellyn Lloyd: Jack Livesey
Captain Weekert: Harald Dyrenforth
Sculptor: Oren Curtis

: Points of View

with Robert Robinson
A quick look at criticism and comments from viewers.


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: Z Cars: Give a Dog a Name

by Joan Clark.
There are two young constables in each car, ready to deal with trouble as it happens.

See page 35


Writer: Joan Clark
Casebook Material: C. N. Lindsey
Designer: Stanley Morris
Film sequences - Cameraman: Geoffrey Mulligan
Film sequences - Editor: Sheila S. Tomlinson
Script Editor: Kenneth Ware
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Peter Cregeen

: Sportsview

Introduced by Frank Bough.
bringing you Action-News-Personalities

Filmed highlights of the World Toboggan Championships in Davos.

The World Speed Skating Championships in Finland.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Presented by: Richard Tilling
Associate Editor: Alan Hart
Associate Editor: Lawrie Higgins
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: The News

: The Wednesday Play presenting: Ashes to Ashes

by Marc Brandel
With Toby Robins, Scott Forbes

(Oscar Quitak is appearing in "Pickwick" at the Saville Theatre, London)
See page 35


Writer: Marc Brandel
Music: Norman Percival
Designer: Eileen Diss
Story Editor: Roger Smith
Producer: James MacTaggart
Director: Alan Cooke
Reilly: Frederick Danner
Barbara: Toby Robins
Olga: Madeleine Burgess
Paris: Scott Forbes
Judy: Pamela Conway
Max: Oscar Quitak
Tregembo: Arthur White
Helen: Bettina Dickson
George: Tony Steedman
Bascombe: David Bird

: News Extra

: Postscript

by The Archdeacon of London.


Presenter: The Archdeacon of London [Martin Sullivan]

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