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: For Schools and Colleges

9.10 Engineering Science: Electrical Instruments
(Previously shown on Mon. and Wed.)

9.38 Middle School Mathematics: Different Dimensions
(Previously shown on Monday)

10.0-10.20 Television Club: Vote for Colin
(Previously shown on Monday)

11.5-11.25 Spotlight
People - Politics - Problems
(Previously shown on Thursday)

11.35-11.55 Exploring Your World: 17: Hearing Sounds
(Previously shown on Tuesday)

: 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: 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

: For Schools: Merry-Go-Round: Tom, Pat, and Friday

Previously shown on Thursday
(to 14.25)

: Jackanory: A Duel at Sea

with Bob Roberts
Today's story: A Duel at Sea


Storyteller: Bob Roberts
Graphics: James Matthews-Joyce
Associate Producer: Molly Cox
Producer: Joy Whitby

: Crackerjack

Introduced by Leslie Crowther.
with Peter Glaze, Valerie Walsh, Jillian Comber
Guests, The Barron Knights, Tom Jones
and 'Jig Jak'
(Bert Hayes is appearing at Butlin's Hotels, Cliftonville)


Presenter: Leslie Crowther
Comedian: Peter Glaze
Singer: Valerie Walsh
Hostess: Jillian Comber
Musicians: The Barron Knights
Singer: Tom Jones
Music: Bert Hayes and his Octet
Director: Richard Evans
Producer: Peter Whitmore

: 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

: Film Preview

A look at the films on BBC Television and the new features on release.
Introduced by Philip Jenkinson who discusses the background stories and making of
Clash by Night - Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan
The Egg and I - Fred MacMurray, Claudette Colbert
Second Fiddle - Tyrone Powell, Sonja Henie
Thomas the Imposter by courtesy of Amanda Films
The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery - Frankie Howerd, Dora Bryan by courtesy of British Lion


Presenter: Philip Jenkinson
Presented by: Christopher Doll

: The Newcomers

The story of a London family adapting to life in a country town.


Devised by: Colin Morris
Story by: John O'Toole
Script: Anthony Coburn
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Piers Haggard
Arnold Tripp: Gerald Cross
Mrs. Tyser: Lynne Carol
Mercedes: Margaret Nolan
Maria Cooper: Judy Geeson
Philip Cooper: Jeremy Bulloch
George Harbottle: Glynn Edwards
Mrs. Harbottle: Hilda Braid
Vivienne Cooper: Maggie Fitzgibbon
Ellis Cooper: Alan Browning
Eunice Huntley: Sally Lahee
Arthur Huntley: Tony Steedman
Janet Langley: Sandra Payne
Mary Grange: Patsy Smart
Celia Blatchford: Barbara Keogh
Amelia Claythorne: Naomi Chance

: The Lance Percival Show

Starring Lance Percival
and featuring Michael Rothwell, Elaine Taylor
Guest star, Dick Emery

See page 51


Comedian: Lance Percival
[Actor]: Michael Rothwell
[Actress]: Elaine Taylor
Comedian: Dick Emery
Musical Direction: Burt Rhodes
Design: Allan Anson
Producer: Kenneth Carter

: Bewitched: Maid to Order

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

Maid to Order - but not without magic.


Samantha: Elizabeth Montgomery
Darrin: Dick York
Naomi: Alice Ghostley
Larry Tate: David White
Louise Tate: Irene Vernon
Mrs. Luftwaffe: Elvia Allman
Barbara Elliott: Roxanne Arlen

: Dr. Kildare: Part 1: Behold the Great Man

A film series.
Starring Richard Chamberlain as Dr. Kildare and Raymond Massey as Dr. Gillespie.
and guest stars, James Mason, Margaret Leighton

A story in four parts in which Kildare crosses swords with a famous surgeon.

See page 51


Dr. Kildare: Richard Chamberlain
Dr. Gillespie: Raymond Massey
Dr. Maxwell Becker: James Mason
Chris Becker: Margaret Leighton

: The News

: Dr. Kildare: Part 2: A Life for a Life

Next Friday: Parts 3 and 4

: Great Characters in Opera: Mozart's Don Giovanni

Tito Gobbi introduces Great Characters in Opera
The sixth of seven programmes featuring the great Italian baritone in some of his most famous operatic roles.
Guest artist: Geraint Evans as Leporello
The New Philharmonia Orchestra
Leader, Hugh Bean
Conducted by Edward Downes


Presenter: Tito Gobbi
Musicians: The New Philharmonia Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Hugh Bean
Orchestra conducted by: Edward Downes
Designer: Marilyn Taylor
Producer: Patricia Foy
Don Giovanni: Tito Gobbi
Leporello: Geraint Evans
Zerlina: Jenifer Eddy
The voice of the Commendatore: Michael Langdon

: Twenty-Four Hours

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


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

: Choice

Derek Hart presents Highlights from the latest Which?
Testing and comparing the goods you may want to buy - with names, prices, and Best Buys.
With the co-operation of Which?


Presenter: Derek Hart
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

: The Sky at Night: Man on the Moon?

The recent successful landing of the Russian space probe Luna-9 on the moon has brought nearer the possibility of a manned landing there.
Patrick Moore discusses the latest information, and speculates about the future.


Presenter: Patrick Moore
Producer: Julia Cave

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