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: The Way the Money Goes: 1: Earning Money

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 9.55)

: Middle School Mathematics: 21: Dependence

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.20)

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

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: Fishes of the River

BBC film 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)


Presenter: Owen Edwards

: Headline News

: Cricket and Golf

Worcestershire v. New Zealand - Third day's play
From the County Ground, Worcester.

The Swallow and Penfold Golf Tournament
from the Pannal Golf Club, Harrogate.
The second day's play in this 72-hole stroke-play event.


Commentator (Cricket): Brian Johnston
Commentator (Cricket): Peter West
Commentator (Cricket): Denis Compton
Television presentation (Cricket): Philip Lewis
Commentator (Golf): Henry Longhurst
Commentator (Golf): Bill Cox
Commentator (Golf): Kenneth Wolstenholme
Television presentation (Golf): Innes Lloyd

: 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 13.50)


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

: Television Club: Ingrid from Sweden

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 14.25)

: Cricket and Golf

Worcestershire v. New Zealand
A further visit to Worcester.
See also BBC-2

The Swallow and Penfold Golf Tournament
A further visit to Harrogate.

: The Valiant Varneys

Starring Reg Varney
with Anthony Baird, Leo Maguire, Peter Welch, Keith Buckley, Norman Jones


Script: David Cumming
Designer: Roger Cheveley
Producer: Vere Lorrimer
[Actor]: Reg Varney
[Actor]: Anthony Baird
[Actor]: Leo Maguire
[Actor]: Peter Welch
[Actor]: Keith Buckley
[Actor]: Norman Jones

: Pinky and Perky: Garden Secrets Not Worth Gardening

Written by Robert Gray.
with Jimmy Thompson as Asst. General, P.P.C.T.V.
From the North of England
First transmission on January 10


Writer: Robert Gray
Presented by: Jan Dalibor
Presented by: Vlasta Dalibor
Additional manipulator: Philip Rose
Additional manipulator: Elizabeth Rose
Additional manipulator: John Parks
"We Belong Together" words and music by: Norman Newell
"We Belong Together" words and music by: Alyn Ainsworth
Design: Stuart Furber
Producer: Stan Parkinson
Asst. General, P.P.C.T.V.: Jimmy Thompson

: 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 Corbet Woodall.
followed by The Weather


Presenter: Corbet Woodall

: Choice: The Great Power Struggle

with Derek Hart

Gas and electricity are involved in an increasingly bitter commercial campaign to win our custom. Both are publicly owned. Yet does this battle really benefit the public?
with Caroline Medawar and Jim Henry.


Presenter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Caroline Medawar
Reporter: Jim Henry
Designer: Norman Vertigan
Graphics: George Daulby
Film director: Prudence Martin
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

: Tonight

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
with Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings,
Christopher Brasher, Julian Pettifer, 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

: Compact: Plots, Plans, and a Party

A serial by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Magnum takes action, Doug faces a problem, and Ian hears a voice from the past.


Series creator: Hazel Adair
Series creator: Peter Ling
Script: Hugh Whitemore
Story editor: Lennox Phillips
Designer: Daphne Shortman
Producer: William Sterling
Director: Julia Smith
Gussie: Frances Bennett
David: Vincent Ball
Dorothy Carrington: Athene Seyler
Photographers: Norman Hartley
Photographers: Tony Leary
Driving examiner: Hugh Morton
Ian: Ronald Allen
Mrs. Chater: Beryl Cooke
Jonathan Read: Anthony Verner
Lindy Carroll: Alexandra Bastedo
Mr. Magnum: Henry Gilbert
Bridget: Gaynor Lloyd
Tessa: Bridget Armstrong
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Ben: Bill Kerr
Mrs. Carey: Gillian Webb
Sir John Marsden: Ralph Michael
Anne: Jennifer Wilson
Elliot Morrow: Maurice Browning
Doug: Lawrence James
Harry: Lionel Murton
Julia Preston: Polly Adams

: Sykes and a Bird

Written by Eric Sykes.
Starring Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques
featuring Fabia Drake and John Arnatt
with Bill Treacher, Ray Browne, Lionel Wheeler
First transmission on Nov. 20, 1964


Writer: Eric Sykes
Incidental music: Gordon Franks
Designer: John Wood
Producer: Philip Barker
Eric: Eric Sykes
Hattie: Hattie Jacques
[Actress]: Fabia Drake
[Actor]: John Arnatt
[Actor]: Bill Treacher
[Actor]: Ray Browne
[Actor]: Lionel Wheeler

: The Good Old Days

Old-Time Music-Hall from the stage of the Famous City Varieties Theatre, Leeds by arrangement with Stanley and Michael Joseph.
presenting Dora Bryan, Denny Willis and Company, Susan Lane, Mike Newman, Los Fundadores (John Hewer, Brian Blades, and John Heawood), Larry Parker, Les Iles Rosetti
Chairman, Leonard Sachs
John Hewer, Brian Blades, and John Heawood are in Fielding's Music Hall Revue at the Prince Charles Theatre, London


Comedienne: Dora Bryan
Singers: Denny Willis and Company
Singer: Susan Lane
Comedian: Mike Newman
Singer (Los Fundadores): John Hewer
Singer (Los Fundadores): Brian Blades
Singer (Los Fundadores): John Heawood
Magician: Larry Parker
Performers: Les Iles Rosetti
Chairman: Leonard Sachs
Musical director: Bernard Herrmann
Producer: Barney Colehan

: The News

: International Film Season: Eve Wants to Sleep

A Polish film with English sub-titles.
First transmission on BBC-2, June 7, 1964


Director: T. Chmielewski
Eve: Barbara Kwiatowska
Peter: Stanislaw Mikulski
The safe-cracker: Ludwick Benoit
The Police Commissioner: Z Zintel

: 1965 Golden Rose of Montreux Festival

from the Casino de Montreux
The proclamation of results and distribution of prizes for the Fifth Golden Rose Competition - the International Festival of Television Light Entertainment.

First Prize-The Golden Rose
presented by Kenneth Adam, C.B.E., Director of BBC Television

Second Prize-The Silver Rose
presented by George A. Graham, Chairman of the Board, N.B.C. International, U.S.A.

Third Prize-The Bronze Rose
presented by Silviu Brucan, Vice-President of Rumanian Television

International Press Award
presented by The President of the Press Jury

Excerpts from the prize-winning programmes will be shown.
Scene described by Tom Sloan.
Introduced by Claude Evelyne.
Presented by Raymond Barrat of Swiss Television


Award presenter (The Golden Rose): Kenneth Adam
Award presenter (The Silver Rose): George A. Graham
Award presenter (The Bronze Rose): Silviu Brucan
Award presenter (International Press Award): The President of the Press Jury [name uncredited]
Commentator: Tom Sloan
Presenter: Claude Evelyne
Presented by: Raymond Barrat

: News Extra

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