It's after midnight in Mexico and the end of the first week of the Olympic Games.
Direct by satellite from Mexico City comes the latest coverage of Olympic events, including
MEN'S 100 METRES FREESTYLE FINAL
Olympic champion: D. Schollander (U.S.A.) Olympic record: 53.4 seconds
MEN'S 100 METRES BREASTSTROKB FINAL
LADIES' 100 METRES FREESTYLE FINAL Olympic champion: Dawn Fraser (Australia) Olympic record: 59.5 seconds
LADIES' 100 METRES BREASTSTROKE FINAL and BOXING ... WEIGHTLIFTING
FENCING : .. ATHLETICS with, every fifteen minutes
THE OLYMPIC HEADLINES
Introduced by Frank Bough with the BBC Olympic team of commentators
3: Learning to Go
Following on from last week's programme, a look at other ways of preparing the early leaver for the world outside school.
Introduced by Brian MacArthur
Directed by JULIAN ASTON
Produced by PAUL MITCHELL
Ten programmes on the new understanding molecular biology gives into the nature of life
3: The Catalysts
How the thousands of chemical reactions in the living cell are controlled by the enzymes.
Presented by Professor Asher Korner
University of Sussex
Professor David Phillips University of Oxford
Directed by MARY HOSKINS
Produced by EDWARD GOLDWYN
Accompanying pamphlet: see foot of column 1
Follow Up Your French
A twenty-five-episode thriller serial by EMILE DE HARVEN
3: La Société Soleil
The black sun threatens and the trail gets hotter. with Gisele Grimm , Gerard Buhr
Monique Messine , Michel Forain
Devised by Michel Blanc and Ormond Uren
Produced by COLIN NEARS
Repeated on Saturday at 10.30 a.m.
Part 4: Thursday evening, October 31
Accompanying pamphlet: see below
The Meanings of Faith
An interdenominational exposition of some New Testament texts with The Rev. Peter Hamilton Anglican
Fr. Michael Richards Roman Catholic
The Rev. John O'Neill Presbyterian
Introduced by The Rev. George Corfield
Organist. COLIN STIFF from Union Church (Presbyterian and Congregational), Highgate
Produced by R. T. BROOKS
Ten programmes in a Business Studies course
3: The Contents of a Contract
What are the elements of a contract? Are they equally important?
Written and introduced by Michael Molyneux
Produced by TONY ROBERTS
These programmes are linked with the English Laic series broadcast oo Thursdays at 6 30 p.m. on Radio 3 Accompanying pamphlet: see left
A programme for engineers
One firm claims dramatic results after introducing Group Technology. David Shute investigates
Director, DAVID CORDINGLEY
Producer, MICHAEL GARROD
for bosses and managers of small firms
3: Growing into Exports
The small exporter and his overseas agent.
Presented by Denis Mitchell
Directed by WILLIAM WOOLLARD
Produced by TONY MATTHEWS
Repeated next Saturday at 10.0 a.m Accompanying pamphlet: see below
A beginners' course in folk guitar with John Pearse
3: Tuning check-another right-hand style-working on a simple song .' The Grand Old Duke of York'
Producer, VICTOR POOLE
Repeated on Friday, 7.0 p.m. (BBC-2) Programme 4: Monday evening, Oct. 28
Accompanying pamphlet: see below
Each week Florence Norberg takes a well-known song and shows a group of young people how to improve their singing.
Repeated on Friday, 7.15 p.m. (BBC-2)
Programme 4: Monday evening, Oct. 28
Introduced by John Cherrington
One Year Later ...
Frank Taylor visits some of the first victims of last year's foot-and-mouth epidemic to find out how well they have been able to recover
Produced by JOHN KENYON from the Midlands and Weather Situation for farmers and growers
Action ... News ... Personalities and the stories behind the headlines from Mexico City
David Coleman and David Vine report on today's Olympic scene with coverage of the latest
SWIMMING FINALS ... BOXING .. :
FENCING ... and a look ahead to tonight's great programme of Athletics which includes the final of the ' Blue Riband' of the Games, the 1,500 metres, and the Marathon.
Edited by A. P. WILKINSON and ALAN Hart
A series of romantic feature films
Beyond the Blue Horizon starring
DOROTHY LAMOUR with RICHARD DENNING
Screenplay by FRANK BUTLER
Directed by Alfred Santell
The newspapers are full of the imminent arrival in San Francisco of Tama, a girl from the jungle who has become heiress to a fortune through the deaths of her well-known socialite parents. She grew up in the jungle with only a tiger and a prankish chimpanzee for friends, and so is ill-equipped to cope with the human sharks-publicity agents, reporters, and so on-who hound her when she arrives in America. But love is the same anywhere, and Jakra, a lion-wrestler, soon finds he is romantically involved with the beautiful jungle princess.
Stories of a railroad moving west and the pioneers who build it
A film series starring
is for Traitor
A railroad engineer becomes a renegade after he is accused of being a traitor. In spite of fierce opposition Ben is determined to give him the chance to make a fresh start-but it is not that easy.
as Ben Calhoun:
Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of ANTIQUES with Max Robertson
Resident connoisseur, Arthur Negus
Director, John King from the South and West
by MARK TWAIN
Dramatised in four parts by JOHN HAWKESWORTH
Lady Portia, who has believed Henry to be only a clerk, is horrified when she discovers that it is Henry who has been making a success in London society as the young American millionaire.
4: Who Wants to be a Millionaire?
Music composed and conducted by TRISTRAM CARY
Script editor, Michael Voysey
Costumes, Odette Barrow
Make-up, Sandra Hurll
Designer, Daphne Shortman
Producer, CAMPBELL LOGAN
Directed by REX TUCKER
playing cat and mouse in a selection from the world-famous award-winning cartoon films starring TOM THE CAT and a far-from-underdog mouse called JERRY
Created by WILLIAM HANNA and JOE BARBERA
... not even a tail-piece?
I'm not ashamed to be in prison. What is there to be ashamed about .. ?
Shot in a Leicestershire prison, this film is about the prisoners' attitudes to life inside and outside prison, to crime, punishment, and the morality of the world they have left behind them.
Directed by MARTIN SMITH
Produced by CHRISTOPHER MARTIN
Let My People Go!
Children tell the story of how the Israelites went down into Egypt and slavery, and how God led them out to the Promised Land.
2: Joseph Saves his Brothers
Told and drawn by Felpham Church of England School
from The Parish Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Moulton, Northamptonshire
Ye holy angels bright (Darwell's 148th)
God of mercy, God of grace (Heathlands)
Thy kingdom come, 0 God (St. Cecilia)
Fill thou my life, 0 Lord my God (Richmond)
Christ is our corner-stone (Harewood)
Be thou my guardian and my guide (Abridge)
0 my Saviour, lifted (North Coates)
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation (Praxis pietatis)
Television presentation by:
An Appeal for the LEAGUE OF FRIENDS OF
For more than ten years the League has worked for the welfare of mentally handicapped children permanently resident at the Hospital in Teddington. This first appeal to the public is to help raise funds for a much-needed hydro-therapy pool in the Hospital grounds.
Donations, preferably by crossed postal order or cheque, to: [address removed]
7.20-7.25 Appeal for the Woodhayet
Eventide Home[address removed]
7.20-7.25 Appeal: Rivermead Hospital,
Oxford, and Standish Hospital, Stroud
by John Galsworthy.
Dramatised by Constance Cox.
Starring Kenneth More, Eric Porter, Nyree Dawn Porter
Soames has decided to sue Bosinney for the excessive costs at Robin Hill. He has refused to give Irene her freedom.
(Eric Porter is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
(First shown on BBC-2)
See colour feature on centre pages
Opening and closing music:
Sir Mervyn Waterbuck:
Mr Justice Bentham:
Mischa de la
of yesterday and today in a season of their most memorable films
JUDY GARLAND in Under the Clock with ROBERT WALKER
Screenplay by ROBERT NATHAN and JOSEPH SCHRANK
Based on a story by PAUL and PAULINE GALLICO
Directed by Vincente Minnelli
Produced by Arthur Freed
When Corporal Joe arrives in New York on embarkation leave he knows nobody, knows nothing about the city. But on Penn station he collides with Alice Maybery , office worker. The young couple fall in love-but they have only two days together ... On this slight plot Vincente Minnelli creates an unexpectedly brilliant film. I wanted to make New York a character itself with a gallery of people who could exist nowhere else; I put in everything 1 could remember , , .'
Corporal Joe Allen:
Mrs Al Henry:
with Richard Baker and THE WEATHER
brings you tonight's events in the Olympic Games direct by satellite from Mexico City with David Coleman , Ron Pickering , and Mary Rand reporting from the Olympic Stadium on tonight's big programme of ATHLETICS FINALS
Olympic champion: Abebe Bikila (Ethiopia)
MEN'S 1.500 METRES FINAL
Olympic champion: Peter Snell ( New Zealand) Olympic record: 3 mins. 35.6 sees.
MEN'S 4 x 100 METRES RELAY FINAL Olympic champions: U.S.A. Olympic record: 39.0 sees.
LADIES' 4 x 100 METRES RELAY FINAL Olympic champions: Poland Olympic record: 43.6 sees.
MEN'S 4 x 400 METRES FINAL Olympic champions: U.S.A.
Olympic record: 3 mins. 0.7 sees. MEN'S HIGH JUMP FINAL
Olympic champion: V. Brume ! (U.S.S.R.) Olympic record: 7 ft. 1¾ ins. LADIES' SHOT PUT FINAL
Olympic champion: Tamara Press (U.S.S.R.) Olympic record: 59 ft. 6 ins
Highlights of one of tonight's quarter-final matches in the Olympic tournament.
Commentator, Alan Weeks
MEN'S SPRINGBOARD DIVING FINAL
Olympic champion: K. S'itzberger (U.S.A.) LADIES' 200 METRES MEDLEY FINAL
LADIES' 100 METRES BUTTERFLY (Semi-Finals)
MEN'S 100 METRES BUTTERFLY (Semi-Finals)
Max Robertson and Harry Walker
Programme introduced by Frank Bough with NEWS... COMMENT... PERSONALITIES from all today's events
In Mexico: Alan Chivers , Jack Oaten , A. P. Wilkinson , Alan Mouncer , Alec Weeks , Ian Smith
In London: Alan Hart , Fred Viner , Brian Venner
Executive producer, BRYAN COWGILL