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: Seeing and Believing: The Beauty of Ugliness

A Christian theme presented by The Rev. Professor Moelwyn Merchant.
with Polly Murch, Michael Turner and Gary Watson.
From the Church of All Hallows, London Wall
(to 11.30)


Presenter: The Rev. Professor Moelwyn Merchant
Speaker: Polly Murch
Speaker: Michael Turner
Speaker: Gary Watson
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Ddoe Heddiw

Hywel Gwynfryn Evans yn cyfiwyno rhai pigion o raglenni'r wythnos
Cynhyrchiad Uned Heddiw
Welsh topical magazine.

: Ten Composers: 8: Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

The development of music from medieval times to the twentieth century.
Introduced by Ivor Keys.
with Janet Baker (contralto).
A BBC Educational broadcast


Presenter: Ivor Keys
Contralto: Janet Baker
Producer: Victor Poole

: Running a Home: 8: Laundry and Dry Cleaning

Ten programmes for people who want a well-run home.

Four people compare the cost and convenience of washing done at home, at the launderette, or at the laundry. They discuss dry cleaning and the importance or the new care labelling scheme for clothes.
Hugh Cowles, E. J. Davies, Nesta Hollis, Eirlys Roberts
Introduced by Michael Collins.
A BBC Educational broadcast


Panellist: Hugh Cowles
Panellist: E. J. Davies
Panellist: Nesta Hollis
Panellist: Eirlys Roberts
Presenter: Michael Collins
Designer: Alan Hunter-Craig
Arranged and directed by: Marion Radclyffe
Producer: Beryl Radley

: Laws of Disorder: 8: Patterns of Change

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
Repeated on Monday at 11.40 p.m.


Presenter: Professor George Porter
Producer: Alan Sleath

: Farming: Progress in Sheep Breeding

Andrew Biggar visits Glendevon Farm, Winchburgh, West Lothian, where he talks to the farmer, Brian Cadzow, and Professor M. M. Cooper of Newcastle University, about the problems of the twentieth-century sheep breeder and how a new breed is created.
An Outside Broadcast from the farm
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Presenter: Andrew Biggar
Interviewee: Brian Cadzow
Interviewee: Professor M. M. Cooper
Director: Charles Clifford
Producer: Patrick Chalmers

: The World Figure Skating Championships of 1965: Ice Dancing

from the U.S.A. Outside Broadcast cameras bring you the third of the main competitions at Colorado Springs.

British Ice Dance pairs finished second, third, and fourth in the European Championships-can one of them annex the World title from Eva and Pavel Roman?
Presented for television by the American Broadcasting Company


Commentator: Alan Weeks
BBC production team: Peter Massey
BBC production team: Don Sayer

: The World of Tonight

Introduced this week by Magnus Magnusson.
The world and its events as the Tonight team reported them last week.


Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Cameraman: Ken Willicombe
Cameraman: Hannen Foss
Cameraman: Reg Pope
Cameraman: Ewart Needham
Cameraman: John Baker
Sound Recordist: Dennis Panchen
Sound Recordist: Don Martin
Sound Recordist: Ted Read
Film Editor: Mansel Lloyd
Film Editor: John McNicholas
Film Editor: Mike Lane
Film Editor: Tom Foley
Film Editor: Eddy Montague
Editor: Alasdair Milne
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Film Matinee presenting: Portrait of Jennie

[Starring] Jennifer Jones and Joseph Cotten

This poetic and imaginative film is the story of a dream-an artist's dream of his ideal. It is also an adventure in time; for the child Jennie, who so quickly grows into the woman Eben Adams loves, and who is his inspiration, comes to him out of the past, and he can be reunited with her only after death.


Producer: David O. Selznick
Director: William Dieterle
Jennie Appleton: Jennifer Jones
Eben Adams: Joseph Cotten
Miss Spinney: Ethel Barrymore
Mother Mary of Mercy: Lillian Gish
Matthews, the art dealer: Cecil Kellaway
Gus, the cab driver: David Wayne

: Z Cars: Think On

by Eric Coltart.
A second showing of Think On

A bus-load of witnesses-and not one with a voice.


Writer: Eric Coltart
Designer: Barry Newbery
Film sequences - cameraman: Dick Bush
Film sequences - editor: Sheila S. Tomlinson
Script editor: Kenneth Ware
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Philip Dudley

: Alexander Graham Bell: Part 2: A Note In Music

A serial in six parts by Lyon Todd.
adapted by Alistair Bell.
From the Midlands


Author: Lyon Todd
Adapter: Alistair Bell
Costumes supervised by: Joyce Hawkins
Make-up supervised by: Gwen Arthy
Designer: Michael Edwards
Script editor: Betty Willingale
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Julia Smith
Alexander Graham Bell: Alec McCowen
Jeannie MacEwan: Jean Anderson
Dr. Ferguson: Larry Cross
Professor Bell: John Phillips
Mrs. Bell: Barbara Cavan
Matthews: Jameson Clark
Ballachey: Hal Galili
MacDonald: Bruce Boa
George Brown: Robert James
Sarah Fuller: Susan Crawford
Mr. Sanders: Peter Carlisle
George Sanders: Michael Crockett
Mr. Richards: George Woolley
Mrs. Connor: Elizabeth Begley
Mr. Hubbard: John Woodnutt
Mabel Hubbard: Francesca Annis

: Sooty: Box of Tricks

Sooty assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
From the North of England


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Meeting Point: Learning to Live

How can children be equipped for life in secondary schools?
What are the objectives of education for the majority who are not chosen for grammar schools?
Mary Bray, Headmistress of a Secondary Modern School in Portsmouth and M. K. Ross, Headmaster of a London Comprehensive School look at secondary education with Joan Bakewell.
To be repeated tonight at 11.5


Panellist: Mary Bray
Panellist: M. K. Ross
Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Film cameraman: Peter Bartlett
Film cameraman: Tony Leggo
Film cameraman: David Bruce-Johnson
Film editor: Peter Pierce
Producer: Peter Ferres

: Sunday Story: Biddy the Squeaker's Fine Hat

written and told by Barbara Mullen.


Writer/storyteller: Barbara Mullen

: Songs of Praise

from Hildenborough Hall Christian Conference Centre, Otford Hills, Sevenoaks, Kent.
Introduced by Kenneth Kendall.
Conductor and Prayers by the Leader of the Centre, Tom Rees


Presenter: Kenneth Kendall
Soloist: Frank Boggs
Accompanied by: David Woodford
Organist: Tom McCall
Conductor/prayers: Tom Rees
Arranged by: Colin Beale
Producer: Barrie Edgar

: Hugh and I: No Business Like Snow Business

A comedy series by John Chapman.
Starring Terry Scott and Hugh Lloyd
with Vi Stevens, Mollie Sugden, Jill Curzon, Claire Gordon, Peggyann Clifford, Pat Coombs, John G. Heller, Hannah Norbert, Derek Royle, Amy Dalby, Enid Lorimer, Jacques Cey, Lee Fox, Felix Bowness.

Enid Lorimer is a National Theatre Player; Derek Royle is in 'The Diplomatic Baggage' at Wyndham's Theatre, London


Writer: John Chapman
Incidental music: Wally Stott
Design: Michael Young
Producer: David Croft
Terry: Terry Scott
Hugh: Hugh Lloyd
Mrs. Scott: Vi Stevens
Mrs. Crispin: Mollie Sugden
Norma Crispin: Jill Curzon
[Actress]: Claire Gordon
[Actress]: Peggyann Clifford
[Actress]: Pat Coombs
[Actor]: John G. Heller
[Actress]: Hannah Norbert
[Actor]: Derek Royle
[Actress]: Amy Dalby
[Actress]: Enid Lorimer
[Actor]: Jacques Cey
[Actor]: Lee Fox
[Actor]: Felix Bowness

: The Sunday Film presenting: Wild Harvest

[Starring] Alan Ladd, Dorothy Lamour, Robert Preston, Lloyd Nolan


Director: Tay Garnett
Producer: Robert Fellows
Joe Madigan: Alan Ladd
Fay Rankin: Dorothy Lamour
Jim Davis: Robert Preston
Kinks: Lloyd Nolan
Mark: Richard Erdman
Pete: Anthony Caruso
Alperson: Will Wright
Higgins: Allen Jenkins

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: Off the Hook

Created by A.J. Cronin.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen
with Bill Simpson as Dr. Finlay
Guest stars, James Copeland, Fulton Mackay


Created by: A.J. Cronin
Script: Vincent Tilsley
Script Editor: Donald Bull
The series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Film Cameraman: Ken Westbury
Film Editor: Dave Taylor
Designer: Susan Spence
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Prudence Fitzgerald
Dr. McCulloch: Clement McCallin
Dr. Forbes: Chris Gosselin
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
'Hooky' Buchanan: James Copeland
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Henry Brown: Fulton Mackay
Ian Buchanan: Paul Young
Hilda Brown: Vivien Heilbron
Sergeant Gilbey: Neil Wilson

: The News

: Not So Much A Programme More A Way of Life

And a way of looking at the world
One eye open wide; one eye closed;
And between the two the picture gets composed

[Starring] David Frost
with Cleo Laine, John Bird, Doug Fisher, Roy Hudd, Brian Murphy and visitors.


Presenter: David Frost
Singer: Cleo Laine
Performer: John Bird
Performer: Doug Fisher
Comedian: Roy Hudd
Performer: Brian Murphy
Musical Director: Conn Bernard
Choreographer: Irving Davies
Film Editor: Christopher La Fontaine
Designer: Darrol Blake
Produced and directed by: Ned Sherrin

: Meeting Point: Learning to Live

How can children be equipped for life in secondary schools?
What are the objectives of education for the majority who are not chosen for grammar schools?
First transmission at 6.15 p.m.

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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