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: Going to Work: Post Office Telephonist

BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 9.55)

: Middle School Mathematics: 18: Various Vectors

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.20)

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the very young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Spotlight

For Schools
Previously shown on Thursday
(to 11.25)

: A Year in the Country: Animals on the Farm

BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.55)

: 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: 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 13.45)


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

: Television Club: It's None of Your Business

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 14.25)

: Crackerjack

Introduced by Leslie Crowther.
with Peter Glaze, Pip Hinton, Jillian Comber, Harold Taylor
and a guest
and 'Jig Jak'

Leslie Crowther is appearing in 'The Black and White Minstrel Show' at the Victoria Palace, London; Bert Hayes is appearing at Butlin's Hotels, Cliftonville


Presenter: Leslie Crowther
Comedian: Peter Glaze
Comedienne: Pip Hinton
Hostess: Jillian Comber
Magician: Harold Taylor
Music: Bert Hayes and his Octet
Designer: Peter Brachacki
Director: Peter Whitmore
Producer: Johnny Downes

: Junior Points of View

with Sarah Ward
A weekly look at criticism and comments from younger viewers.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Junior Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Sarah Ward

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Richard Baker.
followed by The Weather


Presenter: Richard Baker

: Gardening Club

with Percy Thrower in his new garden north of Shrewsbury.
The first sights of spring from bulbs and shrubs
Plans in the vegetable and fruit areas and in the flower borders
A new wind-break of cupressus leylandii
Pot plants in flower in the greenhouse and conservatory
From the Midlands


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Producer: Paul Morby

: 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
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Compact: The End of a Song

A serial by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Elliot finds himself face to face with 'Patience' at last-but Alan learns how it feels to be alone.


Series creator: Hazel Adair
Series creator: Peter Ling
Script: Bob Stuart
Script editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Gwen Evans
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Michael Hart
Alan: Basil Moss
Harry: Lionel Murton
Mrs. Chater: Beryl Cooke
Mr. Thompson: Frank Sieman
Elliot: Maurice Browning
Anne: Jennifer Wilson
Hoy: Jeremy Bulloch
Terry: Jimmy Ray
Esmee: Ann Way
Lady Marsden: Nora Swinburne:
Tessa: Bridget Armstrong
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Doug: Lawrence James
Camilla: Carmen Silvera
Gordon Green: Allen Weston
Rob Norton: Julian Curry
Mitch: Diana Beevers
David: Vincent Ball

: The Likely Lads: Older Women Are More Experienced

Written by Dick Clement and Ian la Frenais.
Starring James Bolam as Terry and Rodney Bewes as Bob
with Bartlett Mullins, Donald McKillop, Patricia Shakesby, Sandra Payne
and featuring Yvette Rees as Mrs. Winsor
First transmission on BBC-2, December 30, 1964


Writer/producer: Dick Clement
Writer: Ian La Frenais
Designer: Richard Hunt
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Terry: James Bolam
Bob: Rodney Bewes
Mrs Winsor: Yvette Rees
Mr. Clough: Bartlett Mullins
Jack: Donald McKillop
Waitress: Patricia Shakesby
Sheila Mills: Sandra Payne

: The Schumann Circus

from Copenhagen
Denmark's greatest and one of the world's most famous circuses.

The Legendary 'Triple'
Films have been made and stories woven round it. Only one man now performs it: Tony Steele of the 'Flying Steeles' with catcher Bill Woods.

Fiesta in Seville
A spectacular display of horses at liberty presented by Paulina Schumann and Benny Schumann.

Don't Drop It!
'That is the trouble', says plate spinner Erich Brenn. 'I'm a nervous man with a nervous act'.

Tight Wire Twice
The Brothers Domis with four feet on two wires in one ring and no balancing pole.

Swiss National Clowns
Chicky and Co. in Saga of the Squashed Trumpet.

Brute Strength and Artistry
The incredible Carmenas with their show-stopping head-to-head spin.

Haute ecole riding by Albert, Max, and Paulina Schumann.

Finale Carousel
Incidental clowning by Kiki and Antonio.

in association with Danmarks Radio
First transmission on June 14, 1964


Trapeze artist (The Legendary 'Triple'): Tony Steele
Catcher (The Legendary 'Triple'): Bill Woods
Equestrienne (Fiesta in Seville/Schummanship): Paulina Schumann
Equestrian (Fiesta in Seville): Benny Schumann
Plate spinner (Don't Drop It!): Erich Brenn
Performers (Tight Wire Twice): The Brothers Domis
Clowns (Swiss National Clowns): Chicky and Co.
Acrobatics (Brute Strength and Artistry): The Carmenas
Equestrian (Schumannship): Albert Schumann
Equestrian (Schumannship): Max Schumann
Clowns (Finale Carousel): Kiki and Antonio
Circus Band directed by: Ole Hoyer
Ringmaster (Spreckstalmierster): Verner Knipschildt
Production Assistant: Mary David
Producer: Derek Burrell-Davis

: The News

: The Great War: Part 23: When must the end be? (Hindenburg)

Written by John Terraine.
A twenty-six-part history of the 1914-18 War.

Field-Marshal Haig launches a massive counter-offensive at Amiens, and, as fighting flares along the whole of the Western Front, the Germany Army faces defeat in the field.

With the voices of Sir Michael Redgrave as Narrator, Sir Ralph Richardson as Haig, Emlyn Williams as Lloyd George and Marius Goring, Cyril Luckham, Sebastian Shaw.

Music by Wilfred Josephs
Played by the BBC Northern Orchestra
Conducted by George Hurst
Series produced in collaboration with the Imperial War Museum, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Australian Broadcasting Commission
A BBC Tonight production
(First transmission on BBC-2, November 1, 1964)


Writer/Associate Producer (Great Britain): John Terraine
Narrator: Sir Michael Redgrave
Haig (voice): Sir Ralph Richardson
Lloyd George (voice): Emlyn Williams
Voices: Marius Goring
Voices: Cyril Luckham
Voices: Sebastian Shaw
Music: Wilfred Josephs
Music played by: The BBC Northern Orchestra
Orchestra conducted by: George Hurst
Supervising Film Editor: Barry Toovey
Film Editor: Ian Callaway
Sound Editor: Brian Keene
Sound mixer: Robert Saunders
Associate Producer (Canada): Ed Rollins
Associate Producer (Australia): Tom Manefield
Producer: Tony Essex
Producer: Gordon Watkins

: The Dick Van Dyke Show: I am my Brother's Keeper

A comedy film series featuring the hilarious adventures of a happy-go-lucky scriptwriter and his family.
Starring Dick Van Dyke
with Mary Tyler Moore, Morey Amsterdam, Rose Marie, Larry Mathews
and guest star, Jerry Van Dyke

I am my Brother's Keeper ...well, someone has to do it!


Rob Petrie: Dick Van Dyke
Laura Petrie: Mary Tyler Moore
Buddy Sorrell: Morey Amsterdam
Sally Rogers: Rose Marie
Ritchie Petrie: Larry Mathews
Stacey Petrie: Jerry Van Dyke

: 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 Barbara Evans, John Bird, Doug Fisher, Roy Hudd, Brian Murphy and visitors.


Presenter: David Frost
Singer: Barbara Evans
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: Raymond Berger
Produced and directed by: Ned Sherrin

: News Extra

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