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: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 93

For Schools
Previously shown in March 1964
(to 9.55)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: Gwynne Jones

: Men in History: The Fifteenth Century: 9: Margaret Paston

Hugh Ross Williamson introduces the Paston family and describes their life on a manor in Norfolk.
For Schools
Previously shown in November 1962
Repeated on Wednesday at 9.38 a.m.
(to 10.20)


Presenter: Hugh Ross Williamson
Producer: Felicity Kinross

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages.
BBC film
(to 11.00)


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

: Television Club: The Bazaar

Written and produced by Bill Scott.
Colin and Shirley, with their friends at Hillcrest School, try to raise money to help the old people of Marley.
Introduced by James Lloyd.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 2.5 p.m.
(to 11.25)


Writer/Producer: Bill Scott
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Presenter: James Lloyd
Mr. Brent: Ian Gardiner
Mrs. Brent: Brenda Cowling
Colin Brent: Alexander Riley
Shirley Brent: Nadine Hanwell

: For Sixth Forms: Unit II: The Engineers: 9: A Meeting of Disciplines

In the general area of electronics there is much common ground for engineers, physicists, mathematicians and chemists. Both in research and in industry, members of these disciplines share techniques and problems.
Presented by Donald Holms.
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Donald Holms
Film editor: James Langfield
Producer: Michael Totton

: 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 Old Mill

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

Hammy, Roderick, and Guinea discover the source of a mysterious noise.
Commentary spoken by Johnny Morris.

(to 13.45)


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

: Going to Work: Trade Unions

Introduced by Peter West.
How are Union dues spent? Should young people join a Union or not? If they do join why should they bother to vote? These are some of the questions that face young people starting work.
For Schools
First shown in March 1962
Repeated on Friday at 9.35 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Peter West
Script: Michael Imison
Film Editor: John Griffiths
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Producer: Peter Montagnon

: Signpost: Down the River: 2: The Apprenticed Lighterman

Written and produced by Ronald Smedley.
Keith has just started work on the river, having been bound apprentice to his father, a Thames lighterman.
BBC film for Schools
First shown in May 1963
Repeated on Thursday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 14.50)


Writer/Producer: Ronald Smedley
Narrator: Christopher Trace
Cameraman: J. A. S. Turner
Film Editor: Malcolm James

: Middle School Mathematics: 19: Meet the Matrix

Matrices crop up throughout mathematics and apply to very many situations.
Presented by Geoffrey Matthews.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 10.0 a.m.
(to 15.15)


Presenter: Geoffrey Matthews
Animations: Alfred Wurmser
Film Editor: Tony Williams
Producer: Peter Weiss

: Blue Peter

with Christopher Trace and Valerie Singleton.


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

: Ripcord: Hurricane Charlie

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

The Ripcord pilot, Charlie, is never wrong about the weather, even when all appearances are against him.

: 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

: The Rare Ones: 6: Cranes of Japan

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.
In Japan cranes are sacred birds, and for hundreds of years they have appeared in Japanese art. The rarest of them is the Manchurian crane, of which only about 150 still survive in the wild today.
Presented by the BBC Natural History Unit
See page 23


Director: Eugen Schuhmacher
Narrator: Peter Scott

: 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
Associate producer: Frank Dale
Assistant Editor: John Lloyd
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Date with Doonican

Starring Val Doonican
with The N.D.O.
Directed by Bernard Herrmann
and featuring Request Time
From the North


Presenter/Singer/Guitarist: Val Doonican
Musicians: The N.D.O. [The Northern Dance Orchestra]
Orchestra directed by: Bernard Herrmann
Special Material: George Martin
Designer: Kenneth Lawson
Producer: John Ammonds

: Bewitched: Eye of the Beholder

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

Endora's efforts to break up Samantha's marriage nearly succeed when she plants serious doubts in Darrin's mind about his young wife's age.


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, John Morgan.


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

: The News

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Tandem Target

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

A youthful romance seems to provide the motive for murder.


Character created by: Erle Stanley Gardner
Perry Mason: Raymond Burr
Della Street: Barbara Hale
Paul Drake: William Hopper
Hamilton Burger: William Talman
Lieutenant Anderson: Wesley Lau
Sumner Hodge: Philip Ober
Mona Hodge: Ann Rutherford
Irma Hodge: Natalie Trundy
Con Bolton: Paul Carr
Jack Talley: Lonny Chapman

: Come to the Ball

at the Lyceum, London where Peter West introduces the Grand Finals of the 'Star' United Kingdom Amateur Modern and Professional Latin-American Ballroom Dancing Championships and the First Southern Heat of the Formation Team Championship.
Presented by the Evening News
International Old-Time Team Match: Heat 1: England v. Ireland
To the music of Joe Loss and his Orchestra, Denny Boyce and his Orchestra
Organised by Mecca Dancing
See page 24


Presenter: Peter West
Musicians (International Old-Time Team Match): Joe Loss and his Orchestra
Musicians (International Old-Time Team Match): Denny Boyce and his Orchestra
Commentator: Judith Chalmers
Arranged by: Eric Morley
Directed for television by: Robin Scott

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: Laws of Disorder: 10: Chaos and Evolution

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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