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: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 85

For Schools
Previously shown in February 1964
(to 9.55)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Men in History: Feudal England: 5: Lord and Lady of the Manor

Hugh Ross Williamson looks at the manor house where Sir Robert Faldrey lived.
For Schools
Previously shown in June 1962
Repeated on Wednesday at 9.38 a.m.
(to 10.20)


Presenter: Hugh Ross Williamson
Producer: Felicity Kinross

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

Vera McKechnie turns the pages and shows you how to make a village with a sand-tray.
You need a sand-tray, newspaper, toy animals, and Christmas cake trees
BBC film
(to 11.00)


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

: Television Club: Our Uncle Morgan

Written and produced by Ronald Smedley.
Colin and Shirley go to West Wales for a holiday.
Introduced by James Lloyd.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 2.5 p.m.
(to 11.25)


Writer/producer: Ronald Smedley
Presenter: James Lloyd
Film cameraman: Eric Deeming
Film editor: Peter Horrey
Mr. Brent: Ian Gardiner
Mrs. Brent: Brenda Cowling
Colin Brent: Alexander Riley
Shirley Brent: Nadine Hanwell
Uncle Morgan: D.L. Davies

: For Sixth Forms: Science Serves the Arts: 5: Revealing the Past

The art of the historian is based on evidence from manuscripts, relics, and archaeological sites, which illuminate the way of life in bygone times.
Scientific methods have been applied for many years but recently many new techniques have become available. Brian Hope-Taylor chooses the Anglo-Saxon period to illustrate some of these.
For Schools
Previously shown in February 1963
Repeated on Thursday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Brian Hope-Taylor
Producer: Lawrie Lawler

: Heddiw

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


Presenter: Owen Edwards

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Tales of the Riverbank: The Birdwatchers

For the very young
A film series about the animals who live along the banks of a Canadian river.

The Hamster finds that it is a lot easier to climb up trees than it is to climb down.
Commentary spoken by Johnny Morris.

(to 13.45)


Director: Dave Ellison
Narrator: Johnny Morris
Presented by: Peggy Miller

: Going to Work: Factory Life

Introduced by Peter West.
What is it like to work in a factory? What do young workers in a Midlands factory feel about their jobs?
BBC film for Schools
Repeated on Friday at 9.35 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Peter West
Film cameraman: Michael A. Shepherd
Film editor: Ivor Selwyn
Producer: Gordon Croton

: Signpost: Adventure and Courage: 1: Climbing a Mountain

With courage and determination, Edmond Denis conquers a physical disability and climbs the Giant's Needle, a challenge to any normal mountaineer.
Commentary spoken by Harvey Hall.
Film by courtesy of Gateway Television Productions Ltd.
BBC film for Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 14.50)


Mountaineer: Edmond Denis
Narrator: Harvey Hall
Film editor: Robert Hill
Presented by: Andree Molyneux

: Middle School Mathematics: 15: Chance

Taking samples can be a chancy business, but the laws of probability help us to use samples scientifically.
Introduced by Stewart Gartside.
For Schools
Previously shown in February 1964
Repeated on Friday at 10.0 a.m.
(to 15.15)


Presenter: Stewart Gartside
Illustrator: Alfred Wurmser
Film edited by: Michael Dunk
Producer: John Cain

: Blue Peter

with Christopher Trace and Valerie Singleton.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Director: Edward Barnes
Producer: Biddy Baxter

: Ripcord: Darb

A second chance to see the thrilling film series about the adventures of two dare-devil parachutists.

Ted becomes involved with the discovery of an ancient Aztec mask.

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Michael Baguley.
followed by The Weather


Presenter: Michael Baguley

: Singalong

with The Corrie Folk Trio, Lyn and Kathy, The Seekers, The Islanders, Jacqueline and Bridie.

6.30-7.0 Farming Club for East Anglia
(Peterborough, Manningtree)


Band: The Corrie Folk Trio
Group: Lyn and Kathy
Band: The Seekers
Group: The Islanders
Singers: Jacqueline and Bridie
Director: David Bell
Producer: W. Gordon Smith

: 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 Rare Ones: 1: The Lion and the Unicorn

A world study of wildlife in danger and of the wild places where it lives.
A film series by Eugen Schuhmacher.
Commentary by Peter Scott.

The Asiatic lion still lives in the tiny Gir Forest in Western India. The great Indian rhinoceros still has a home in Assam, and in Nepal. But for how long? Eugen Schuhmacher's film of Indian wildlife highlights the future of two of the rarest animals in the world.
Presented by the BBC Natural History Unit


Director: Eugen Schuhmacher
Narrator: Peter Scott

: Bewitched: A is for Aardvark

A comedy film series.
Starring Elizabeth Montgomery as Samantha, Dick York as Darrin
and Agnes Moorehead as Endora

To save her legs, Samantha lends her powers to the temporarily bedridden Darrin, which gives him an insatiable taste for magic.


Samantha: Elizabeth Montgomery
Darrin: Dick York
Endora: Agnes Moorehead

: Panorama

The 10,000 Faces of the World
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby.
with reports on People-Places-Problems in the news from Panorama's regular team of commentators Robin Day and Michael Barratt, Michael Charlton, Roderick MacFarquhar, John Morgan.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Michael Charlton
Reporter: Roderick MacFarquhar
Reporter: John Morgan
Associate producer: Richard Francis
Editor: David Wheeler

: The News

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Ugly Duckling

A film series starring Raymond Burr as the famous lawyer-investigator created by Erle Stanley Gardner.

Perry Mason finds that a mechanical doll, a curious clause in a will, and a 'poor' little rich girl are the key features of a mystery which leads to murder.


Character created by: Erle Stanley Gardner
Perry Mason: Raymond Burr
Delia Street: Barbara Hale
Paul Drake: William Hopper
Lieutenant Anderson: Wesley Lau
Hamilton Burger: William Talman
Alice Trilling: Anne Whitfield
Harry Trilling: Ford Rainey
Anthony Usher: Adam La Zarre
Natalie Graham: Constance Towers

: The 1965 European Figure Skating Championships

from Moscow
Outside Broadcast cameras bring you the highlights of the competitions at the Palace of Sport, Moscow.
Today: The Men's Individual Event: Free Skating
Presented by the Soviet Television Service


Commentator: Alan Weeks
BBC production team: Peter Massey
BBC production team: Andy Wiseman

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: Laws of Disorder: 5: Equilibrium: Limit of Disorder

An introduction to chemical change and thermodynamics by Professor George Porter, F.R.S.
An Outside Broadcast from the Royal College of Surgeons
A BBC Educational broadcast
First transmission on Sunday


Presenter: Professor George Porter
Producer: Alan Sleath

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