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: Making Music: Programme 1

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 9.55)

: Modern Mathematics: Programme 2: Matrices - An Application to Algebra

For Schools
Previously shown in April 1964
Repeated on Thursday at 10.23 a.m.
These broadcasts are at 9.35 a.m. on Mondays (repeated Tuesdays, 11.5 a.m.) and at 10.0 a.m. on Wednesdays (repeated Thursdays 10.23 a.m.)
To accompany this series a specially prepared booklet containing examples and explanatory notes, can be obtained by sending a crossed postal order for 1s to [address removed]
(to 10.20)


Presented by: Geoffrey Matthews
Director: Edward Goldwyn
Editor: Norman Hyland

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

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

: Europe-North to South: 1: Norway's Westland

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.25)

: Discovering Science: Conditions for Life

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.55)

: Heddiw

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


Unknown: Owen Edwards

: Headline News

: Cricket: Worcestershire v. New Zealand

The last hour of the morning's play in the first match of the New Zealand tour, being played at the County Ground, Worcester.


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Denis Compton
TV presentation: Philip Lewis

: Watch with Mother: Tales of the Riverbank: Hammy and the Stolen Eggs

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

Hammy is unjustly accused of stealing Mrs. Hen's eggs, but with the help of the Guinea Pig and Roderick the Rat he is able to find the real culprit.
Commentary spoken by Johnny Morris.
(to 13.50)


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

: Science Session: Electricity in the Home: 1: Watts and Power

How do electric heaters and lights work? In answering this question Gordon Severn explains the meaning of the electrical term 'the watt'.
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 10.0 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Gordon Severn
Animation: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: Morton Surguy
Series edited by: Geoffrey Hall

: Cricket: Worcestershire v. New Zealand

A further visit to the County Ground, Worcester, for some of the afternoon's play.
See also BBC-2
(to 16.15)

: Treasure House

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


Presenter: Jeremy Carrad
Script: Stuart Wilkinson
Additional material: Tom Tully
Production team: Hugh Duggan
Production team: Bob Murray
Production team: Philip Mutton
Producer: Michael Westmore

: Jonny Quest: The House of the Seven Gargoyles

A thrilling new film series.

There are seven stone gargoyles on the roof of the castle where a famous scientist works on a gravity experiment, but Jonny detects that one gargoyle can move.

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Corbet Woodall.
followed by The Weather


Presenter: Corbet Woodall

: I Object

A Mock Trial
in which Jimmy Edwards, Judge Ted Ray, Counsel and Charlie Chester, Counsel investigate viewers' personal dislikes and, with the help of a jury, pass judgment upon them.


Judge: Jimmy Edwards
Counsel: Ted Ray
Counsel/devised by: Charlie Chester
Devised by: Charles Hart
Setting: Norman Vertigan
Director: Ian Engelmann

: Tonight

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
with Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Christopher Brasher, Julian Pettiter, Cathal O'Shannon, Magnus Magnusson.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
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

: The Third Man: King's Ransom

A film series starring Michael Rennie as Harry Lime
with Jonathan Harris as Bradford Webster
A Third Man Corporation (U.K.) Ltd. production distributed by BBC-tv

An offer of a half share in the ransom of King Charles I sets Harry Lime reading his English history again.
(First transmission on April 20, 1963)

7.30-7.55 Going for a Song?
The world of antiques. (Rowridge, Brighton)

7.30-7.55 The Scase Report
Questions answered for the man in the street. (Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree)


Story and teleplay by: Anthony Steven
Director: David MacDonald
Producer: Smedley Aston
Executive producer: Vernon Burns
Harry Lime: Michael Rennie
Bradford Webster: Jonathan Harris
Geoffrey Ormsby: Mervyn Johns
Professor Beesley: Olaf Pooley
Dr. Parkin: Barry Jones

: Points of View

with Robert Robinson
A quick look at criticism and comments from viewers.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: Z Cars: Suspected Murder

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

An open and shut case of unlawful wounding-or is it murder?


Writer: Alan Plater
Designer: Stanley Morris
Script editor: Kenneth Ware
Film sequences - Cameraman: Geoffrey Mulligan
Film sequences - Editor: Sheila S. Tomlinson
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Leonard Lewis

: Sportsview

Introduced by Frank Bough.
bringing you Action-News-Personalities in a weekly sports magazine for the family.

The Rugby League Cup Final: Hunslet v. Wigan
Eddie Waring looks forward to next Saturday's match at the Empire Stadium, Wembley.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Item presenter (The Rugby League Cup Final): Eddie Waring
Presented by: Richard Tilling
Assistant editor: Alan Hart
Assistant editor: Lawrie Higgins
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: The News

: Thinking About People

David Steel, M.P., David Evans
A Party political Broadcast on behalf of the Liberal Party.
Also on BBC-2


Speaker: David Steel
Speaker: David Evans

: Cemented with Love

by Sam Thompson.
with Harold Goldblatt, Elizabeth Begley, Anton Rodgers
and J. G. Devlin


Writer: Sam Thompson
Story editor: Harry Moore
Designer: Douglas Smith
Producer: Peter Luke
Director: Michael Leeston-Smith
John B. Kerr: Harold Goldblatt
Ethel Kerr: Elizabeth Begley
William Kerr: Anton Rodgers
Alan Price: J. G. Devlin
John Swindle: Sam Thompson
Bob Beggs: Denys Hawthorne
Martha McCune: Ronnie Masterson
Maisie Hunter: Margaret D'Arcy
Nipper McClure: Paddy Joyce
Ballad singer: Noel Keyes
Sean Byrne: Patrick McAlinney
Rory McDade: Barry Keegan
Bernadette O'Neill: Kate Storey
Clark Burns: Sean Reed
Bridget Byrne: Doreen Hepburn
Peter Devlin: Bert Lena
Kathleen Murphy: Norma Vogan
Brigadier Terence O'Brian: Basil Henson
First woman: Eileen Colgan
Second woman: Dorothy de Gamage
Personating agent: Jim Fitzgerald
Man in crowd: Gerald McAllister

: News Extra

: Postscript

with The Rev. David Edwards.


Presenter: The Rev. David Edwards

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