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: Election U.S.A.: Morning Special

News... Results... Analysis

Introduced from London and New York by Cliff Michelmore and Robin Day
with summaries and comment from Robert McKenzie and Robert MacNeil

The Morning News at 7.55* and 8.55*
(to 9.00)


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Presenter: Robin Day
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Reporter: Robert MacNeil
Producer: Ronnie Noble
Producer: Michael Bunce
Editor: Richard Francis

: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Engineering: Craft and Science: Unit 1: Engineering Materials: 5: Heating and Cooling
(Shown on Monday) (Repeated on Friday - not Scottish)
Accompanying pamphlet: see page 17

9.38 Exploring Your World: Living Underwater
(Shown on Monday)

10.0-10.20 History 1917-1967: Revolution in Russia: Stalin's Revolution
Ruthlessly suppressing all opposition, Stalin builds up Russia into an industrial super-power.
(Repeated on Thursday)

10.25-10.45 Dysgu Cymraeg
A series for Welsh Schools
(Welsh Transmitters, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss, Wenvoe West)

11.5-11.25 Look and Read: The Lost Treasure: Part 6
(Shown on Tuesday)

11.35 Science Extra: Physics: Heated Argument
between R.W. Brown and Dr. James Arthur
with Tenniel Evans and Donald Morley
(Repeated on Monday and Thursday next week)

12.0-12.25 Mirror for Our Dreams: The Ways and Meanings of Cinema
(Shown on Monday)


Producer (History 1917-1967): John Radcliffe
R.W. Brown (Science Extra): Tenniel Evans
Dr. James Arthur (Science Extra): Donald Morley
Producer (Science Extra): David Roseveare

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
For viewers from Pakistan and India
including Look, Listen, and Speak: Lesson 50
from the Midlands
Shown on Sunday
'Look, Listen, and Speak' Book 4 (orange cover), printed in Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati and English with vocabularies and revision lessons, can be obtained from booksellers, Asian grocery shops or from BBC Publications, [address removed] by post 8d.; crossed postal order, please, not stamps).
(to 12.50)


Scriptwriter (Look, Listen, and Speak): Viola Huggins
Teacher (Look, Listen, and Speak): Robert Chapman
Assisted by (Look, Listen, and Speak): Sheila Dillon-Guy

: Rhowch Groeso Iddyn Nhw

Light entertainment, with Aled and Reg
First shown on BBC Wales
(Crystal Palace, Wenvoe West, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)
(to 13.25)


Singers/guitarists: Aled and Reg

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the very young
BBC film

: The News and The Weather Man

George Luce
(to 13.53)


Weatherman: George Luce

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Science Session: Internal Combustion
One of the series for thirteen-to fifteen-year-olds about science and motor-bikes.
Introduced by Arthur New
Repeated on Thursday

2.30-2.50 Twentieth-Century Focus: Race: 1: Facts and Fiction
Shown on Tuesday
Accompanying pamphlet: see page 17


Presenter (Science Session): Arthur New
Producer (Science Session): Morton Surguy

: Training in Skills: 5: Potential

This ranges from training airline pilots to improving engineering apprenticeship.
Presented by David Shute
with Douglas Seymour, Ken Tilley, Frank Metcalfe, Alan Swaisland

(to 16.30)


Presenter: David Shute
Speaker: Douglas Seymour
Speaker: Ken Tilley
Speaker: Frank Metcalfe
Speaker: Alan Swaisland
Producer: Gregory Clegg

: Jackanory: True Car Stories: 'Mr. Motoring'

with Edward de Souza


Storyteller: Edward de Souza

: Journey to the Centre of the Earth: Part 6

A thrilling cartoon serial

Professor Lindenbrook endangers his own life to save Europe from a group of 'Ice People' who are undermining the earth.

: Animal Magic

A weekly series introduced by Johnny Morris
The World of Animals
In the wild, in the zoo, at home - a magazine of stories about animals.
from the South and West


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Director: Peter Crawford
Producer: Douglas Thomas

: Hector's House

The varied adventures of Hector the Dog, Zaza the Cat and Mrs. Kiki Frog.

: The News and The Weather Man

George Luce


Weatherman: George Luce

: Election U.S.A.: The Outcome

After the results-what happens now, what does it all mean?
Introduced from London and New York by Cliff Michelmore and Robin Day
with summaries and comment from Robert McKenzie , Robert MacNeil


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Presenter: Robin Day
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Reporter: Robert MacNeil
Producer: Ronnie Noble
Producer: Michael Bunce
Editor: Richard Francis

: Royal Tour of South America: Brazil: the arrival in Rio de Janeiro

The Royal Yacht Britannia brings Her Majesty The Queen and H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh into Guanabara Bay where they come ashore to fly to the new capital, Brasilia.

Recording of yesterday's outside broadcast presentation by Brazilian Television
The Arrival in Brasilia: 11.25 p.m.
The Queen's State Visit to South America is the first ever paid to that continent by a reigning British monarch. She arrives first in Brazil, the world's fifth largest country; and among places that she will visit are Rio de Janeiro, famed for its spectacular setting, and Brasilia, the nation's capital, which was founded little more than a decade ago.
6.5-6.25 Local News and Weather
(Rowridge, Brighton, Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree, Cambridge)


Commentator: Richard Baker

: Tomorrow's World

Introduced by Raymond Baxter
Discoveries... Developments... Trends
A weekly look at the world's fast-changing scientific, medical, and technological scene.


Presenter: Raymond Baxter
Reporter: James Burke
Reporter: John Parry
Producer: John M. Mansfield
Producer: Christopher Rainbow
Editor: Peter Bruce

: The Newcomers

Lance finds an ear-ring, the ownership of which causes considerable speculation; Kerr spends an evening in Cambridge; Caroline swears Sydney to secrecy.
from the Midlands
For cast list see page 55


Devised by: Colin Morris
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Timothy Combe

: News Headlines

: The Good Old Days

is this week's Wednesday Show Time
Old-Time Music-Hall from the stage of the Famous City Varieties Theatre, Leeds
By arrangement with Stanley and Michael Joseph
presenting Rikki Fulton, David Hughes, Joe Church, Sheila Southern, Doreen Hermitage and Teddy Green, Los Pepes, Matla
The Bow Belles
Pat Ashton, Lorraine Todd, Jan Hunt, Jenny Wren, Julia Sutton

Joe Church is appearing in 'The Autumn Show' at the London Palladium; Doreen Hermitage, Teddy Green, and 'The Bow Belles' appear by arrangement with the Players Theatre, London


Comedian: Rikki Fulton
Singer: David Hughes
Comedian: Joe Church
Singer: Sheila Southern
Singer/dancer/choreography: Doreen Hermitage
Singer/dancer: Teddy Green
Performers: Los Pepes
Performer: Matla
Performer (The Bow Belles): Pat Ashton
Performer (The Bow Belles): Lorraine Todd
Performer (The Bow Belles): Jan Hunt
Performer (The Bow Belles): Jenny Wren
Performer (The Bow Belles): Julia Sutton
Chairman: Leonard Sachs
Musical Director: Bernard Herrmann
Producer: Barney Colehan

: B-and-B: No Son of Mine

by Michael Pertwee
starring Bernard Braden and Barbara Kelly

There is no reason why the arrival of Chantal, an attractive au pair girl, should upset the even tenor of the family's life. but for some reason it has an explosive effect which seems to set off a family crisis. This, the opening episode of a new comedy series, was first seen as a Comedy Playhouse, and was so well received by the public that it was decided to extend the idea.
See page 32


Writer: Michael Pertwee
Incidental music: John Dankworth
Designer: Peter Kindred
Producer: Michael Mills
Bernie: Bernard Braden
Barbara: Barbara Kelly
Sally: Kim Braden
Johnny: Mark Griffith
Chantal: Pauline Collins
Al: Tom MacAulay

: The News

with John Edmunds
and The Weather


Newsreader: John Edmunds

: A Party Political Broadcast

on behalf of the Conservative and Unionist Party
Also on BBC-2

: The Wednesday Play: Nothing will be the Same Again

The Jesse family are an apparently normal and happy household-until a mysterious and scruffy stranger starts following Mrs. Jesse around. Both Mr. Jesse and Julie, their daughter, become increasingly suspicious of the relationship between Mrs. Jesse and the stranger. Gradually a past is revealed which no one had ever suspected before. Its effect on the relationships between the members of the family is devastating.


Writer: James Hanley
Music: Joseph Horovitz
Designer: James Weatherup
Producer: Irene Shubik
Director: Peter Hammond
Frank Lanton: Bernard Lee
Frances Jesse: Gwen Cherrell
Arnold Jesse: Patrick Magee
Julie Jesse: Tessa Wyatt
Christopher: Jonathan Collins
Landlady: Elizabeth Begley

: Twenty-Four Hours

A quick look at the news and a longer look at what matters


Editor: Anthony Whitby

: International Football: Rumania v. England

from Bucharest
England, in their first international of the season, meet Rumania for the first time since May 1939, when England won 2-0 in Bucharest.
Television presentation by the Rumanian Television Service

'England will be breaking new ground in postwar football when they visit Bucharest to play Rumania', says Kenneth Wolstenholme.
'Only once previously in the history of the game has England played Rumania and that was in one of the last international matches before the Second World War, when England won 2-0. Rumania may seem a surprising choice for this international, but Sir Alf Ramsey wants the England team to have experience of all types of opposition before the World Cup, which is less than two years away, and Rumania will provide just the type of opposition which could upset even the best of sides. Consistency may not be their strong point, but when they are on their game they can turn out some tremendous performances, especially in their own country. They play the sort of strong, hard football which characterises our game as well as the game in countries such as Germany and Yugoslavia. So Sir Alf Ramsey could hardly have chosen a tougher first international of the season for his England team'.


Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme

: Royal Tour of South America: Brazil: State Ceremonies in Brasilia

An R.A.F. VC 10 brings Her Majesty The Queen and H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh to the new capital's airport and the official ceremonial welcome to Brazil. In the evening there is a State Banquet at the dramatically modernistic Foreign Office building.
Recording of yesterday's outside broadcast presentation by Brazilian Television


Commentator: Richard Baker

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