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: Greenwich Time Signal; Mainly for Women

Look and Choose
An enquiry into solid fuel grates and stoves.
Conducted by Isobel Barnett.
In co-operation with the Coal Utilisation Council

Quick and Easy Dressmaking
The second showing of the film of the practical skirt demonstrated last Wednesday.

Careering with Constance: 3: Muntaz, Mira Behn, and me
Constance Paul meets Mira Behn, the English disciple of Gandhi, dines with the President of India, and finally makes a dream come true.


Presenter (Look and Choose): Isobel Barnett
Producer (Look and Choose): Monica Sims
Presenter (Careering with Constance): Constance Paul
Interviewee (Careering with Constance): Mira Behn
Film Editor (Careering with Constance): Stella Smallwood
Devised and introduced by (Careering with Constance): Bill Latto

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.
(A BBC Television Film)
(to 16.00)


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Children's Television

Little Tiger
Vera McKechnie tells you the sixth of a series of stories about Tog, the Little Tiger, created in the drawings of Sheila Hawkins.

People in Books
Olive Shapley introduces you to characters from "John Halifax, Gentleman" by Dinah Maria Mulock (Mrs. Craik).

Music You Know
John Madin presents Music You Know

The Lost Tribe of Motilon
In the second of a series of programmes Ross Salmon continues to describe his adventures in South America in search of the Motilon Indians. He shows film and objects collected during the expedition.

(to 18.00)


Storyteller (Little Tiger): Vera McKechnie
Drawings (Little Tiger): Sheila Hawkins
Script (Little Tiger): Marjorie Perraton
Presenter (People in Books): Olive Shapley
Organist (Music for You): John Madin
Presenter (The Lost Tribe of Motilon): Ross Salmon

: Highlight

People, events, comments of today.
Introduced by Geoffrey Johnson Smith.


Presenter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith

: Home Town: Perth

BBC Television Outside Broadcast and film cameras visit the ancient capital of Scotland.
Your guide, John Keir Cross who pays a return visit to his home town after many years.


Presenter: John Keir Cross
Cameraman: David Hanley
Presented by: Alan Rees
Producer: Robin Richardson

: It's Magic!

David Nixon says It's Magic! and introduces a thirty-minute mixture of mystery and music with Paula Marshall, Delvin, George Grimmond and a panel of celebrities to see fair play.


Presenter/magician: David Nixon
Assistant: Paula Marshall
Illusionist: Delvin
Magician: George Grimmond
Orchestra directed by: George Clouston
Orchestrations: Alan Bristow
Producer: Graeme Muir

: Panorama

Richard Dimbleby brings you Television's Window on the World.
Every Monday the Panorama team of special contributors-using film and television cameras -focuses on events and personalities of the moment.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Producer: Michael Peacock
Producer: Charles Wheeler

: Festival of British Popular Songs: Finals Night

Wilfrid Thomas introduces the songs which are performed this month by Petula Clark, Shirley Abicair, Carole Carr, Lester Ferguson, Ronnie Carroll, Laurie Payne, Semprini, Bill McGuffie, Max Jaffa, Jean Campbell, The Keynotes, The Bill McGuffie Quartet.
Festival musical directors: Eric Robinson, Stanley Black, George Melachrino who conducts The Concert Orchestra and the George Mitchell Singers.
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Presenter: Wilfrid Thomas
Singer: Petula Clark
Singer: Shirley Abicair
Singer: Carole Carr
Singer: Lester Ferguson
Singer: Ronnie Carroll
Singer: Laurie Payne
Pianist: Semprini
Pianist: Bill McGuffie
Violinist: Max Jaffa
Singer: Jean Campbell
Singers: The Keynotes
Musicians: The Bill McGuffie Quartet
Festival Musical Director: Eric Robinson
Festival Musical Director: Stanley Black
Festival Musical Director/Conductor: George Melachrino
Musicians: The Concert Orchestra
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Designer: Richard Henry
Producer: Francis Essex

: Inventors' Club

from Manchester.
A selection of the inventions received by the Club are demonstrated by Geoffrey Boumphrey and John Gilbert.
"Inventors' Club" is organised by Leslie Hardern, to whom all correspondence should be addressed: c/o [address removed]


Demonstrator: Geoffrey Boumphrey
Demonstrator: John Gilbert
Organiser/presenter: Leslie Hardern
Producer: James McCloy

: News

Followed by The Weather and Close Down

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