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: Exploring Your World: 1: Make a Move

This term Harry Armstrong will be introducing the world of movement.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 9.55)


Presenter: Harry Armstrong
Producer: Eurfron Gwynne Jones

: Discovering Science: Air around us

What is streamlining? How does a parachute work? In this first programme Gerd Sommerhoff answers these and other questions about the properties of the air around us.
For Schools
Previously shown in September 1964
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.38 a.m.
(to 10.20)


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

: Going to Work: The Interview

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 11.25)

: Science and Society: The Mind of the Scientist: 1: Galileo-Mathematics and Nature

An imaginary conversation between Dr. Michael Hoskin, Cambridge University and Galileo Galilei played by Michael Gough.
For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 noon
(to 11.55)


Interviewer/Script: Dr. Michael Hoskin
Producer: John Cain
Galileo Galilei: Michael Gough

: Heddiw

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


Presenter: Owen Edwards

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

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 13.45)


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

: Volpone: Part 1

by Ben Jonson.
Adapted and produced by Michael Simpson.
Introduced by Geoffrey Whitehead.
For Schools
(Repeated on Wednesday at 11.5 a.m.)
(to 14.35)


Author: Ben Jonson
Adapted by/Producer: Michael Simpson
Presenter: Geoffrey Whitehead
Designer: Stuart Walker
Volpone: Clive Revill
Mosca: Eric Thompson
Voltore: Alan MacNaughtan
Corbaccio: Sydney Bromley
Corvino: Martin Matthews
Nano: Tommy Reynolds
Gregory: Harry Dillon

: Middle School Physics: Waves: 1: Mechanical Waves

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 16.35)

: Tich Space Trips

Tich and Quackers set out to conquer space assisted by Ray Alan and land successfully at The Winter Gardens Ballroom, Weston-super-Mare.
With Tony Hart, Mari Griffith, Jerry Allen
Guest artist, George Meaton


Presenter/Ventriloquist: Ray Alan
Artist: Tony Hart
Hostess/Singer: Mari Griffith
Musician: Jerry Allen
Impressionist: George Meaton
Producer: Stan Parkinson

: Animal Magic

A special edition with Keeper Morris.
More of Johnny Morris's adventures as a Keeper at Bristol Zoo.
From the West


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Producer: Douglas Thomas

: The Adventures of Tintin: Red Rackham's Treasure: Part 2: Kill a Shark

Professor Calculus shows Tintin and Captain Haddock his latest invention for use in their treasure search while a mysterious stranger watches from outside.

: 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

: First Impressions

The panel tries to identify well-known personalities in a game of question, answer, deduction, and intuition.
The Panel: Drusilla Beyfus, Ted Moult, Fyfe Robertson
Chairman, Kenneth Horne


Panellist: Drusilla Beyfus
Panellist: Ted Moult
Panellist: Fyfe Robertson
Chairman: Kenneth Horne
Designer: Luciana Arrighi
Director: Mark Patterson
Producer: John Irwin

: Grass Roots: 6: Chipping Campden

A series about England and the English.

Of all the lovely small towns and villages in the Cotswolds, Chipping Campden is among the least spoiled. But its serenity is subject to many of the tensions of the 1960s.
First shown in the Midlands and the West on January 13


Directed and produced by: Edmund Marshall

: 199 Park Lane

Constantin gets back into harness... Prescott's reunion takes an unexpected turn.


Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Bill Sellars
Sparks: Raymond Llewellyn
Jimmy: Brian Peck
Prescott: Frederick Piper
Caroline Petrakos: Ann Firbank
Constantin Petrakos: Henry Gilbert
Sir George Strudwick: John Barron
Rachel Stein: Zeynep Tarimer
Paul Sabin: William Dexter
Martine: Margaret Nolan
Barman: Raymond Thomson
Colin Gage: Paul Grist
Cardside: Bruno Barnabe
Janet Redell: Nan Marriott-Watson
Anne Faulkner: Ellen McIntosh
John: Christopher Tranchell
Alexa: Yvette Rees
Jeremy Quest: Hugh Latimer

: It's A Square World

says Michael Bentine
A second spin of the cube we live on.
echoed by Clive Dunn, Leon Thau and Joe Gibbons
endorsed by John Mulgrew, Sid Dellar, Sydney Dobson, Derek Martin, John Pollock, Freddie Powell, Andre Cameron and Deryck Guyler
Devised and written by Michael Bentine and John Law.


Devised and written by: Michael Bentine
Devised and written by: John Law
Musical Direction: Harry Rabinowitz
Producer: John Street
Comedian: Michael Bentine
[Actor]: Clive Dunn
[Actor]: Leon Thau
[Actor]: Joe Gibbons
[Actor]: John Mulgrew
[Actor]: Sid Dellar
[Actor]: Sydney Dobson
[Actor]: Derek Martin
[Actor]: John Pollock
[Actor]: Freddie Powell
[Actor]: Andre Cameron
[Actor]: Deryck Guyler

: R.3: Ministry of Research Centre No. 3: Good, Clean Fun

by William Emms.

Starring John Robinson and Oliver Reed
with Michael Hawkins
Guest stars, Archie Duncan, Glynn Edwards, Kevin Stoney, Margery Withers


Writer: William Emms
Producer: John Robins
Director: Paul Bernard
Boy: Sean Tresilian
Mollie: Annest Williams
Dr. Richard Franklin: Oliver Reed
Philip Boult: Michael Hawkins
John: Terry Palmer
Julie: Vivienne Dodds
Plowden: Glynn Edwards
Winthrop: Kevin Stoney
Health Officer: Richard Mathews
Miss Flint: Margery Withers
Mrs. Tennant: Mary Holder
Dromble: Archie Duncan
Sir Michael Gerrard: John Robinson
Chairman: Edward Rees

: The News

: How to be First

A BBC film by Denis Postle.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a university unique in the world. and America's global supremacy depends on it.
This film takes a close look at America's number one school for its billion-dollar science and technology dream-world.
See page 31


Producer: Denis Postle

: Divertimento

Menuhin conducts Bartok
Yehudi Menuhin rehearses and performs the first movement of Bartok's Divertimento for String Orchestra.
with the Bath Festival Orchestra
Leader, Robert Masters
and discusses his role as conductor with Peter Hall, Anthony Burgess and David Wynne.


Violinist/orchestra conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Musicians: The Bath Festival Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Robert Masters
Speaker: Peter Hall
Speaker: Anthony Burgess
Speaker: David Wynne
Producer: Francis Coleman

: News Extra

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