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: Engineering Science: 3: Force, Mass, and Acceleration

A BBC Educational broadcast
Previously shown on Monday
(to 9.35)

: Primary School Mathematics: How Much Space?

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 9.58)

: Middle School Physics: Waves: 2: Sound Waves

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 10.20)

: A Poor Gentleman: Part 1

by Ivan Turgenev.
For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.35)


Author: Ivan Turgenev

: Discovering Science

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.58)

: Science and Society

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday

: In Logon Se Miliye

For viewers from Pakistan and India.
Previously shown on Sunday
Questions by post, in English or your own language, for answering in the programme should be sent to Make Yourself at Home or Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye [address removed]
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Peterborough, Tacolneston, Holme Moss, Pontop Pike, Kirk O'Shotts)
(to 12.45)

: Heddiw

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

: The News

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the very young

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 13.45)


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

: Science Session: Photography: 4: Better Pictures

Gordon Severn explains that if you want to be sure of better pictures you need to exercise careful control at all stages when making a photograph.
For Schools
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Gordon Severn
Animations: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: Morton Surguy

: Living in the Present: Friends

BBC Educational film
Previously shown on Monday and Tuesday
(to 14.50)

: Hector Heathcote: Part 2

A new comedy film series.

Hector goes to a tea party and finds he has become a hero.

: Animal Magic

A weekly series.
Introduced by Johnny Morris with Keith Shackleton.
Animals in the wild, animals in the zoo, animals near your home: a magazine illustrating their own kind of magic.
From the West


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Presenter: Keith Shackleton
Director: Keith Hopkins
Producer: Douglas Thomas

: The Adventures of Tintin: Red Rackham's Treasure: Part 16: Red Rackham's Riddle

Captain Haddock and Tintin set out to investigate the Captain's new home, followed by a mysterious car.

: 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

: Going for a Song

Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of Antiques with Max Robertson.
A West Region presentation


Presenter: Max Robertson
Producer: John Irving

: United!: A Sporting Chance

by Brian Hayles.

Gerry calls the bluff of Jack Birkett, but is worried about Curly Parker who is acting strangely.
From the Midlands


Writer: Brian Hayles
Special facilities: Stoke City Football Club
Technical adviser: Jimmy Hill
Designer: Neil Parkinson
Associate producer: Anthony Cornish
Producer: Bernard Hepton
Director: John Davies
Gerry Barford: David Lodge
Horace Martin: Harold Goodwin
Ted Dawson: Robin Wentworth
Frank Silby: Arnold Peters
Jean Jones: Mitzi Rogers
Kevin Barford: Peter Craze
Jimmy Stokes: George Layton
Daphne Dawson: Topsy Jane
Mick Dougall: Robert Cross
Sally Barford: Catherine Crutchley
Curly Parker: Ben Howard
Mary Barford: Ursula O'Leary
Jack Birkett: Bryan Marshall
Kenny Craig: Stephen Yardley
Clara Dawson: Joyce Latham
Danny South: Mark Kingston
Landlord: Philip Garston-Jones

: The Best of Hancock: The Cold

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
Starring Tony Hancock in some vintage editions of Hancock's Half-Hour
and featuring Sidney James
This week: The Cold
with John Le Mesurier, Patricia Hayes, Hugh Lloyd, Anne Marryott


Writer: Alan Simpson
Writer: Ray Galton
Incidental Music: Wally Stott
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius Hancock: Tony Hancock
Sidney Balmoral James: Sidney James
Doctor Callaghan: John Le Mesurier
Mrs. Cravatte: Patricia Hayes
Man in surgery: Hugh Lloyd
Nurse: Anne Marryott

: Bewitched: Eat at Mario's

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

Eat at Mario's
...say Samantha and Endora when they use their own method of publicising their favourite Italian restaurant. Unfortunately this cuts across Darrin's campaign for a rival pizza chain.


Samantha: Elizabeth Montgomery
Darrin: Dick York
Endora: Agnes Moorehead
Baldwin: Alan Hewitt
Mario: Vito Scotti

: Sportsview

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


Presenter: Frank Bough
Presented by: Fred Viner
Assistant Editor: Alan Hart
Assistant Editor: Lawrie Higgins
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: The News

: The Wednesday Play: Alice

by Dennis Potter.
[Starring] George Baker as Lewis Carroll
with Rosalie Crutchley, David Langton, Deborah Watling
(John Steiner appears by permission of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company)


Writer: Dennis Potter
Music composed by: Peter Greenwell
Designer: Michael Wield
Producer: James MacTaggart
Director: Gareth Davies
The Rev. C.L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll): George Baker
Ellen: Suzanne Vasey
John: George Pensotti
Gardener: Billy Russell
Gardeners boy: Michael Harfleet
Alice Liddell: Deborah Watling
Lonna Liddell: Tessa Wyatt
Edith Liddell: Maria Coyne
Mrs. Liddell: Rosalie Crutchley
Thornton: John Steiner
Dean Liddell: David Langton
The Rev. R. Duckworth: Malcolm Webster
Mad Hatter: John Bailey
March Hare: John Saunders
Dormouse: Peter Bartlett
Stotman: John Moffatt
Mock Turtle: Normax Scace
Gryphon: Frank Shelley
Macmillan: Maurice Hedley
Caterpillar: Keith Campbell
Hargreaves: Tony Anholt
Baker: Gareth Forwood

: Twenty-Four Hours

Round the clock and round the world with up-to-the-minute coverage of what matters today.
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
Round 24 hours with Ian Trethowan, Kenneth Allsop, Robert McKenzie, Robin Day
Round 24,000 miles with Fyfe Robertson, Julian Pettifer, Michael Barratt


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Presenter: Ian Trethowan
Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Presenter: Robert McKenzie
Presenter: Robin Day
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Deputy Editor: Anthony Whitby
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Conservative Party Conference

Ian Trethowan, Robin Day with Kenneth Harris present a special report on the first day of the Conference.
From the BBC-tv studio at Brighton


Presenter: Ian Trethowan
Presenter: Robin Day
Presenter: Kenneth Harris
Outside Broadcast director: Ray Colley
Associate producer: Margaret Douglas
Editor: John Grist

: Association Football: European Cup Winners' Cup: Liverpool v. Juventus

The highlights of tonight's second leg match, played at Liverpool.


Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Presented for TV by: Ray Lakeland

: Postscript

by The Rev. Alan Booth.


Presenter: The Rev. Alan Booth

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