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: A Year in the Country: Masonry and Martins

Introduced by Eric Simms.
A human mason building a dry stone wall, and a bird mason building a home to raise a family.
BBC film for Schools
(Previously shown in June 1963)
(Repeated on Friday at 11.35 a.m.)
(to 9.55)


Presenter/producer: Eric Simms
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: Discovering Science: The Newt

Newts spend most of their lives on land, but return to water each spring in order to breed. In today's programme Gerd Sommerhoff describes something of their life history.
For Schools
(Previously shown in June 1964)
(Repeated on Wednesday at 11.35 a.m.)
(to 10.20)


Presenter: Gerd Sommerhoff
Producer: Geoffrey Hall
Producer: Lawrie Lawler

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in the songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Narrator/Script, music, and settings: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: Modern Mathematics: Programme 13: Topology - Knots

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 11.25)

: Merry-Go-Round

For children of seven to nine.
Part 1: Noon in the Forest

Part 2: The Elephant's Child
The story by Rudyard Kipling.
retold by Betty Hardy, Norman Shelley, John Woodnutt.

For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 9.35 a.m.

(to 11.55)


Series edited by: Claire Chovil
Filmed and narrated by (Noon in the Forest): Eric Simms
Cameraman (Noon in the Forest): Edgar Best
Author (The Elephant's Child): Rudyard Kipling
[Actress]: Betty Hardy
[Actor]: Norman Shelley
[Actor]: John Woodnutt
Designer (The Elephant's Child): Gordon Roland
Producer (The Elephant's Child): Dorothea Brooking

: Headline News

: Cricket: England v. New Zealand: Second Test Match

Fifth day's play at Lord's.


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: E. W. Swanton
Commentator: Denis Compton
Commentator: Richie Benaud
Television Presentation: Philip Lewis

: Wimbledon: The Lawn Tennis Championships

BBC Outside Broadcast cameras bring you the second day's play, featuring The First Round of the Ladies' Singles direct from the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon.
With Commentary, news, results and summaries by Dan Maskell, Jack Kramer, Peter West, David Coleman.

(to 14.00)


Commentary, news, results and summaries: Dan Maskell
Commentary, news, results and summaries: Jack Kramer
Commentary, news, results and summaries: Peter West
Commentary, news, results and summaries: David Coleman
Television Presentation: Innes Lloyd
Television Presentation: Alan Mouncer
Television Presentation: Brian Johnson
Television Presentation: Ray Colley
Television Presentation: Ian Smith
Television Presentation: Douglas Hespe
Producer: A.P. Wilkinson

: Europe - North to South: 7: The Coast and Plain of Campania

The Province of Campania is the market garden of Italy. This programme shows the various ways in which the people of the Province have learned to exploit its natural resources.
Introduced by Michael Collins.
For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.5 a.m.


Presenter: Michael Collins
Film edited by: Garie Fotheringham
Producer: Barbara Parker

: Cricket and Wimbledon

Cricket: England v. New Zealand - Second Test Match
Further visits to Lord's.

Wimbledon: The Lawn Tennis Championships
The best of the matches on the Centre Court and No. 1 Court.
On BBC-2 from 5.0 to 6.15

: Musicstand

With Brian Innes conducting this week's excursion into the wide world of music.
With Brenda Last and John Sale of the Royal Ballet, Covent Garden.

(The Royal Ballet Demonstration Group appear by arrangement with the General Administrator, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden)


Presenter: Brian Innes
Dancer: Brenda Last
Dancer: John Sale
Script and research: Jud Cooper
Film Editor: Alastair MacKay
Designer: Peter Mavius
Director: Kenneth Wrench
Producer: David Main

: Look Again at: Hans and Lotte Hass: Diving to Adventure: China Sea

After looking at Singapore and its islands from the air, Hans and Lotte dive off the southernmost point of Asia. Many of the animals they find are different from those of the Indian Ocean, including the little razor fish which swim head downwards. Hans chases a group and dances a fantastic ballet with them.
Directed and produced by Hans Hass in association with the BBC Natural History Unit


Diver/Photography/Director/Producer: Hans Hass
Diver: Lotte Hass
Photography: Kurt Hirschel
Editor: Paul Khan
Sound: Stanley Schofield

: 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

: Wimbledon: The Lawn Tennis Championships

The final transmission of the day direct from the All England Club, Wimbledon, including highlights of the first round of the Ladies' Singles and a summary of the day's results.
Match of the Day: 10.20 p.m. on BBC-2

: Compact: Appearances Can be Deceptive

A serial by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Julia finds a new job while Ben finds himself in an awkward situation.


Series creator/Writer: Hazel Adair
Series creator/Writer: Peter Ling
Story editor: Lennox Phillips
Designer: Gwen Evans
Producer: William Sterling
Director: Bill Sellars
Lily: Marcia Ashton
Tessa: Bridget Armstrong
Camilla: Carmen Silvera
Bridget: Gaynor Lloyd
Ben: Bill Kerr
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Elliot Morrow: Maurice Browning
Ian: Ronald Allen
Harry: Lionel Murton
Blaney: P.G. Stephens
Matron: Edna Petrie
Padgett: Alex McDonald
Mr. Parkinson: Toke Townley
Mrs. Chater: Beryl Cooke
Janet: Christine Pollon
Mr. Watts: Philip Ray
Julia: Polly Adams

: Here's Harry: The Suitor

Written by Vince Powell and Frank Roscoe.
Starring Harry Worth
This week: The Suitor
Featuring Geoffrey Sumner, Gwendolyn Watts
with Bert Palmer, Ruth Kettlewell, Bryan Mosley, Barbara Lutwyche
(First transmission on Nov. 24, 1964)


Writer: Vince Powell
Writer: Frank Roscoe
Title Music: Ivor Slaney
Settings: Kenneth Lawson
Producer: John Ammonds
Himself: Harry Worth
[Actor]: Geoffrey Sumner
Sylvia: Gwendolyn Watts
[Actor]: Bert Palmer
[Actress]: Ruth Kettlewell
[Actor]: Bryan Mosley
[Actress]: Barbara Lutwyche

: The Best of Powell: Goodbye Hannah

A selection of the finest films from The Dick Powell Theatre.
Tonight's programme: Goodbye, Hannah
Starring Dick Powell, Carolyn Jones
(First transmission on October 2, 1962)

At first the case of Hannah Cole is just another routine assignment for Lt. Smith of the Missing Persons Bureau...
See page 27


Director: Marc Daniels
Lt. Smith: Dick Powell
Hannah Cole: Carolyn Jones

: The News

: Professional Boxing: Brian London v. Rodger Rischer

Direct from Blackpool
An International heavyweight contest over ten rounds.
Brian London, former British Heavyweight Champion V. Rodger Rischer, U.S.A.
In his first fight since he defeated Billy Walker, the former British Heavyweight Champion takes on a world-ranked American in tonight's contest promoted by Lawrie Lewis at the Empress Ballroom, Blackpool.

See page 27


Boxer: Brian London
Boxer: Rodger Rischer
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Presented for television by: Ray Lakeland

: 700th Anniversary of Simon De Montfort's Parliament

Presentation of addresses to Her Majesty The Queen on behalf of both Houses of Parliament by The Lord Chancellor and The Speaker to which Her Majesty replies
Recorded in Westminster Hall earlier today.
Scene described by Ian Trethowan.
See page 27


Commentator: Ian Trethowan
Television Presentation: Antony Craxton

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: The Changing World: 9: The Shape and Form of Britain

An introduction to geology.
Introduced by Professor T. Neville George, Glasgow University.
A BBC Educational broadcast
(First transmission on Saturday)


Presenter: Professor T. Neville George
Producer: Alan Rees

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