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: Exploring Your World: 6: Living Underwater

Introduced by Harry Armstrong.
For Schools
(to 9.55)


Presenter: Harry Armstrong
Producer: Eurfron Gwynne Jones

: Discovering Science: Fuels and Burning

In today's programme Gerd Sommerhoff investigates what happens to a fuel when it burns and shows how a knowledge of burning enables us to control fire.
For Schools
Previously shown in October 1964
(to 10.20)


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

: Living in the Present: Community

BBC film
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.43)

: Going to Work: Food Processing

BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 11.25)

: Science and Society: The Methods of Science: 1: A View of the Universe

How does the outlook of the scientist compare with that of the student of the Humanities? An introduction to scientific methods.
Presented by Dr. David Gall.
For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 noon
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Dr. David Gall
Producer: Michael Totton

: Heddiw

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


Presenter: Owen Edwards

: The News

: 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 13.45)


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

: Serjeant Musgrave's Dance: Part 1

by John Arden.
Adapted and produced by Michael Simpson.
Introduced by Geoffrey Whitehead.
With Michael Murray and Patrick Godfrey
For Schools
(to 14.35)


Author: John Arden
Adapted by/Producer: Michael Simpson
Designer: Gordon Roland
Presenter: Geoffrey Whitehead
Private Attercliffe: Denis Carey
Private Hurst: Derek Newark
Private Sparky: Eric Thompson
Serjeant Musgrave: Andrew Keir
The Bargee: John Cater
The Mayor: Peter Woodtrorpe
Walsh: George Selway
Annie: Rosemary Leach
Mrs. Hitchcock: Jessie Evans
The Constable: James Mellor
The Parson: Bruno Barnabe
Slow collier: Ray Mort
Pugnacious collier: Martin Matthews
[Actor]: Michael Murray
[Actor]: Patrick Godfrey

: Middle School Physics: Waves: 3: Electromagnetic Waves

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 16.35)

: Robinson Crusoe: Part 3

A film series based on the well-known story of the famous castaway.

Robinson remembers the day he left home and travelled to Hull to seek a ship.

: Tom Tom

New, unusual, and fascinating stories and items of interest in a modern and changing world with Jeremy Carrad.
From the West


Presenter: Jeremy Carrad
Designer: Christopher Robilliard
Director: Bob Murray
Director: Ray Kite
Producer: Hugh Duggan

: The Magic Roundabout: 6: Florence gets Another Surprise

Written and told by Eric Thompson.
A film series from France.


Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: 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

: Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years: Episode 24: The Tying of the Knot

A film series based on Sir Winston Churchill's Memoirs of World War II.

The crossing of the Rhine by an advance guard leads to the outllanking of the Siegfried Line and the end of organised resistance by the Germans. But they are still not ready to accept the Allied terms of 'unconditional surrender on all fronts'. Cologne, Essen, and Frankfurt fall; the death camps of Buchenwald, Belsen, and Dachau are liberated; and on April 12 the Elbe is crossed-the Allies are only 60 miles from Berlin. This significant date brings to Churchill not only hope of victory, but sudden sorrow: Roosevelt has died. (Repeat)


Author: Sir Winston Churchill
Churchill's words spoken by: Richard Burton
Narrator: Gary Merrill
Musical Score: Richard Rodgers

: Points of View

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

: The Newcomers

Devised and written by Colin Morris.
A story of a London family adapting to life in a country town.
See page 33


Devised and written by: Colin Morris
Producer: Verity Lambert
Director: David Giles
Gran Hamilton: Gladys Henson
Vivienne Cooper: Maggie Fitzgibbon
Ellis Cooper: Alan Browning
Maria Cooper: Judy Geeson
Philip Cooper: Jeremy Bulloch
Tom Lloyd: Michael Standing
Hazel Bellamy: Mary Harrison
Huntley: Tony Steedman
Betty Lloyd: Helen Cotterill
George Harbottle: Glynn Edwards
Janet Langley: Sandra Payne
Jeff Langley: Michael Collins
Lance Cooper: Raymond Hunt
Lady Courtney: Sonia Dresdel
Headmaster: John Ringham
Miss Palmer: Sarah Harter
Elsie Law: Georgina Hale
Mrs. Smith: Elspeth McNaughton
Gran Smith: Kitty Attwood
Mrs. Harbottle: Hilda Braid
Mrs. Hart: Beatrix Mackay
Mrs. Langley: Joan Newell

: Sykes and a Golfer

Written by Eric Sykes.
Starring Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques
with Peter Alliss and Bill Cox
Also: Douglas Blackwell, George Roderick, Fred McNaughton, Ronnie Brody, Jack Dearlove


Writer: Eric Sykes
Incidental Music: Gordon Franks
Designer: Alan Hunter-Craig
Director: William Stewart
Producer: Philip Barker
Eric: Eric Sykes
Hattie: Hattie Jacques
Himself: Peter Alliss
Himself: Bill Cox
[Actor]: Douglas Blackwell
[Actor]: George Roderick
[Actor]: Fred McNaughton
[Actor]: Ronnie Brody
[Actor]: Jack Dearlove

: Z Cars: The Hard-Faced Grabber

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

It's all very well taking in a stray - but Sgt. Blackitt thinks this one might bite the hand that feeds it.
See page 35


Writer: Joan Clark
Designer: Stanley Morris
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Michael Hayes

: The News

: Main Feature: The Solid Gold Cadillac

Main Feature tonight is The Solid Gold Cadillac
Starring Judy Holliday, Paul Douglas


Director: Richard Quine
Producer: Fred Kohlmar
Script: Abe Burrows
From the play by: George S. Kaufman
From the play by: Howard Teichmann
Laura Partridge: Judy Holliday
Edward L. McKeever: Paul Douglas
Clifford Snell: Fred Clark
John T. Blessington: John Williams
Harry Harkness: Hiram Sherman
Amelia Shotgraven: Neva Patterson
Warren Gillie: Ralph Dumke
Alfred Metcalfe: Ray Collins
Jenkins: Arthur O'Connell
Narrator: George Burns

: 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
and the Twenty-Four Hours correspondents


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

: Bonjour Francoise: 4: C'est La Vie!

A course of thirty lessons for absolute beginners in French.
Previously shown on Sunday

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