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: For Schools and Colleges

9.15 Engineering: Craft and Science: Unit 1 - Engineering Materials
9.38 Science All Around: Glass Bottles
Is an empty bottle really empty? And what has this to do with a diving bell? 3d on the bottle? Nowadays it's ' No Deposit.' What brought about this technological breakthrough?
Introduced by FERGUS O'KELLY with JIM FROST
Produced by MICHAEL COYLE
10.0 History 1917-1967: Revolution in Russia
10.25-10.45 Gwlad a Thref: a series for Welsh schools
(Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss , Wenvoe West transmitters)
11.0 Hobson's Choice by HAROLD BRIGHOUSE : Part 2
11.35 British Social History: The age of steam
3 : The Iron Road
The coming of the railways between 1825 and 1850, and their tremendous impact on people's lives.
Introduced by ROBIN RAY
Produced by JOHN RADCLIFFE
12.0 New Horizons: Hero

Contributors

Introduced By: Fergus O'Kelly
Produced By: Michael Coyle
Unknown: Holme Moss
Unknown: Harold Brighouse
Introduced By: Robin Ray
Produced By: John Radcliffe

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye Make Yourself at Home

A programme for viewers from India and Pakistan which includes advice on health and welfare; lesson 48 of Look, Listen, and Speak (teacher ROBERT CHAPMAN assisted by SHEILA DILLON -GUY); and Asian music (from BBC Midlands)
' Look, Listen, and Speak,' Book 4, in Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, and English (the vocabulary in Gujarati is available in leaflet form) and long-playing record with English dialogue and practice sentences to accompany Book 4 obtainable from booksellers/ record dealers, Asian stores, or by post from BBC Publications, London, [Postcode removed]. Book 6s. (by post 7s. 3d.) (crossed postal order, please; not stamps); Records 41s. (by post 42s. 10d.)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Chapman
Assisted By: Sheila Dillon

: Interval

: Ble Carech Chi Fynd?

Swansea to Mumbles: a journey with T. J. MORGAN
(Crystal Palace. Wenvoe West, Holme Moss , Sutton Coldfield transmitters)

Contributors

Unknown: T. J. Morgan
Unknown: Holme Moss

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: The Herbs

For the very young

: The News

Weatherman BERT FOORD

Contributors

Unknown: Bert Foord

: Closedown

: For Schools and Colleges

2.5 Science Session: Enlarging the Picture
GORDON SEVERN shows how projectors and enlargers make bigger pictures.
Produced by MORTON SURGUY
2.30 Twentieth-century Focus: Topical Programme

Contributors

Produced By: Morton Surguy

: Closedown

: Representing the Union

A trade unionist's guide to productivity bargaining and management techniques.
4: Costs and the Paypacket

: Interval

: Play School

A programme for children under 5 Pets Day
Presented by CAROLE WARD , RICK JONES

Contributors

Presented By: Carole Ward
Presented By: Rick Jones

: Jackanory

JOE MELIA tells
The Saturday Man by ROY BROWN Today: Joe's Lucky Day

Contributors

Unknown: Joe Melia
Unknown: Roy Brown

: Zokko!

Noise! Adventure! Glitter!
Today's edition -the last in this series - includes Part 13 of the adventure serial Skayn, This is the end for us ... with the voices of SHEELAGH MCGRATH , GORDON CLYDE , ANTHONY JACKSON , and pictures by LESLIE CASWELL and ALI BONGO The Shriek of Araby
Zokko! music by BRIAN FAHEY Animation by TED LEWIS and MALCOLM DRAPER
Written and directed by PAUL CIANI Produced by MOLLY cox

Contributors

Unknown: Sheelagh McGrath
Unknown: Gordon Clyde
Unknown: Anthony Jackson
Unknown: Leslie Caswell
Music By: Brian Fahey
Unknown: Ted Lewis
Unknown: Malcolm Draper
Directed By: Paul Ciani
Produced By: Molly Cox

: Wild World

Animals in close-up, in action and in our lives
With TONY SOPER and HILARY BROOKE
Lemurs - Ghosts of the Forest: these prototype monkeys are confined to Madagascar. This film includes Indris and Sifakas, both rarely seen animals.
Menace to Mankind: a report on the fight against the locust which threatens millions of people with starvation.
Performing Dolphins: a look at the problems of keeping these small whales in captivity. Are they being over-exploited?
Directors KEITH HOPKINS and PETER CRAWFORD
Producer JOHN SPARKS
(from BBC South and West)

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Soper
Unknown: Peter Crawford
Producer: John Sparks

: Babar

Babar and the Kitchen
English version written by PEGGY MILLER and told by ERIC THOMPSON

Contributors

Written By: Peggy Miller
Told By: Eric Thompson

: National News

and Weather

: London - Nationwide

The facts, the people, the background of the nation's capital The news, features, opinions of the country at large co-ordinated by Michael Barratt from BBC studios throughout the United Kingdom
Reporters ROBERT LANGLEY LYN LEWIS , JACK PIZZEY PHILIP TIBENHAM
Editor DERRICK AMOORE

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Barratt
Reporters: Robert Langley
Reporters: Lyn Lewis
Reporters: Jack Pizzey
Reporters: Philip Tibenham
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: The Newcomers

Joyce discusses her future prospects with Burroughs. The Pargeters hear voices in their new garage. The Coopers leave Pine Walk.
Devised by COLIN MORRIS Story by JOHN CRESSWELL Script by FRANK MOORE Producer BILL SELLARS
Directed by noel i-ioiaRD-white tlist
(from BBC Midlands; for cast list see page 49)

Contributors

Unknown: Pine Walk.
Unknown: Colin Morris
Story By: John Cresswell
Script By: Frank Moore
Producer: Bill Sellars

: The Laugh Parade Everybody Does It

tonight's film in this comedy series stars Paul Douglas
Linda Darnell , Celeste Holm with Charles Coburn , Millard Mitchell
Paul Douglas is ideally cast as Leonard Borland , a no-nonsense demolition contractor who finds his domestic life threatened by his wife's ambitions to return to the concert stage. As a practical joke he breaks into song himself, and - under the patronage of a famous soprano - is whisked away on a secret concert tour, with offers of Grand Opera.
The delicious Celeste Holm plays
Leonard's wife, Dons, and Linda Darnell is the beautiful opera singer who fosters his singing career.
Screenplay by NUNNALLY JOHNSON based on a story by JAMES M. CAIN Produced by NUNNALLY JOHNSON Directed by EDMUND GOULDING

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Douglas
Unknown: Linda Darnell
Unknown: Celeste Holm
Unknown: Charles Coburn
Unknown: Millard Mitchell
Unknown: Paul Douglas
Unknown: Leonard Borland
Unknown: Celeste Holm
Unknown: Linda Darnell
Play By: Nunnally Johnson
Story By: James M. Cain
Produced By: Nunnally Johnson
Directed By: Edmund Goulding
Leonard Borland: Paul Douglas
Cecil Carver: Linda Darnell
Doris Borland: Celeste Holm
Major Blair: Charles Coburn
Mike Craig: Millard Mitchell
Mrs Blair: Lucile Watson

: The Main News

with ROBERT DOUGALL and the BBC's correspondents and reporters around the world and Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Dougall

: Party Political Broadcast

on behalf of the Labour Party
[also on BBC2)

: The Wednesday Play: The Sad Decline of Arthur Maybury

by John Gorrie
with Roland Culver as Arthur Maybury, Lally Bowers as Mrs Scott, Valerie White as Mrs Perry
The story of an elderly teacher's struggle with old age and the bottle. After a lifetime devoted to teaching maths at a small public school, he finds himself passed over for the headmastership.
(Roland Culver talks about acting: see page 9)

Contributors

Writer/Director: John Gorrie
Lighting: Dennis Channon
Designer: Colin Shaw
Producer: Irene Shubik
Arthur Maybury: Roland Culver
Mrs Scott: Lally Bowers
Mrs Perry: Valerie White
Schoolmaster: John Ringham
Miss Price: Barbara Atkinson
Mr Russell: Matthew Robertson
Mr Brummitt: John Savident
Barman: Kit Taylor
Beryl Forbes: Sheila Grant
Pickthorn: Robert Gillespie
Radio woman: Jill Brooke
Radio woman: Janie Booth
Radio woman: Joan Hart
Secretary: Mirabelle Thomas
June: Jane Carr
Mrs Carstairs: Heather Canning
Mike: Richard Aylen
Dave: Harry Littlewood
Paula: Sylvia Coleridge
Jane: Patty Thorne
Roy: Wesley Murphy
First woman in pub: Angela Galbraith
First man in pub: Peter Regan
Second woman in pub: Petronella Ford
Second man in pub: Robert Wilde
Shop assistant: Paul Greenhalgh
Town Hall attendant: Michael Beint
Mr Dumpton: Jeffrey Segal
Council employee: Paul Farrell
First man: Peter Stenson
Second man: Jeremy Child
Elderly gentleman: Maurice Hedley

: 24 Hours

A daily look at what matters in the news and out of it
Presented all this week by David Dimbleby with the latest news in pictures

Contributors

Unknown: David Dimbleby

: Herbert von Karajan

'Today music has become a language which is most expanded on earth ... that is why we have to do everything to help ... that is why I make films ... '
Herbert von Karajan, world-famous conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, was born in Salzburg in 1908. He was a child prodigy and by 1939 was already established in Germany as a conductor of some standing at the opera houses of Ulm and Aachen.
In the 1950s he emerged with an international reputation as conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra and a top recording star, and then as Artistic Director of the Vienna State Opera.
He has established his own Easter Festival of opera at Salzburg where he has produced Wagner's Ring, and he is currently producing a wide repertoire of music performances on film for television and the cinema.
In this programme he talks to John Culshaw, Head of BBC Television Music, about his life and work, his views on repertory opera, and the important relationships of music with mass media.

Contributors

Interviewee: Herbert von Karajan
Interviewer: John Culshaw
Director: Denis Moriarty

: Weatherman

Closedown








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