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: For the Schools: How Your Body Works: 4: Food and Why You Eat It

What's for dinner? Roast beef, Yorkshire pudding and two vegetables followed by apple pie? Or a slice of high-grade protein, some carbohydrate, together with a little fat, and various vitamins, with mineral salts thrown in for good measure? Whichever way you look at it a well-balanced diet is essential for the maintenance of a healthy body. In today's programme Professor W.S. Bullough talks about what food you eat and why you eat it.
(A BBC recording of last Wednesday's broadcast)
(to 11.45)


Presenter: Professor W.S. Bullough
Producer: F.R. Elwell

: Beunydd

Bwrw golwg dros bynciau'r dydd mewn sgwrs a ffilm-a chyfle i gwrdd a rhai sy'n amlwg yn y newyddion.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.30)

: For the Schools: First Years at Work: 5: Light Factory Work for Girls

Peter West visits three different factories with BBC film cameras and talks to some of the workers he meets.


Presenter: Peter West
Film cameraman: Tony Leggo
Film cameraman: Jimmy Gemmell
Film editor: Jack Elliott
Producer: Peter Scroggs

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the Very Young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
(A BBC television film)


Narrator: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: Mainly for Women

A Day to Remember
Millions of people throughout the world have good cause to remember United Nations Day (October 24). Some of the many reasons are illustrated in stories from a refugee camp in Germany, from villages in the Philippines and in Greece, and from a research centre in London.
Introduced by Margaret Lane.
Film from United Nations Film Board

3.15 Places and People: Albania Today
Film and commentary by Constance Paul.

(to 15.30)


Presenter (A Day to Remember): Margaret Lane
Producer (A Day to Remember): Ann Shead
Film and commentary (Places and People): Constance Paul
Presented by (Places and People): Roy Duffell

: Children's Television presents: Come to the Caribbean: Carnival Time in Trinidad

with Max Robertson and Elisabeth Robertson.

This is an annual event of great excitement and festivity, with music, dancing, fancy dress parades, and colourful processions through the streets. The festivities are most attractive, but Max and Elisabeth find time for a bathe at Maracas Beach and a visit to the southernmost tip of the island to see the famous Trinidad pitch lake.
Introduced by Max and Elisabeth Robertson.
(BBC recording)


Presenter: Max Robertson
Presenter: Elisabeth Robertson
Film cameraman: Ion Trant
Film editor: Michael Bradsell
Presented by: Kenneth Savidge

: Children's Television: Pride and Prejudice: Episode 6

by Jane Austen.
Adapted for television in six weekly instalments by Cedric Wallis.
[Starring] Alan Badel with William Squire, Hugh Sinclair, Phyllis Neilson-Terry, Marian Spencer, Jane Downs
Last episode.

Elizabeth returns home to her family in deep distress. Mr. Bennet is in London trying to trace the eloping couple, but returns without success. Meanwhile, unknown to the family, Mr. Darcy visits the Gardiners and arranges a meeting with Mr. Wickham and Lydia; the result of this meeting makes Mrs. Bennet a very happy woman.
(A BBC recording of the broadcast on February 28)


Author: Jane Austen
Adapted for television by: Cedric Wallis
Producer: Barbara Burnham
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Mrs Bennet: Marian Spencer
Mary Bennet: Pamela Binns
Elizabeth Bennet: Jane Downs
Jane Bennet: Susan Lyall Grant
Mr Bennet: Hugh Sinclair
Mr Bingley: William Squire
Mr Darcy: Alan Badel
Servant: Jeanne Elvin
Lady Catherine de Bourgh: Phyllis Neilson-Terry

: News Headlines; Sports News; The Weather

On transmitters serving the areas:
6.10 News for Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the English Regions
News from Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Short Cuts

A weekly 'Do It Yourself' programme with Barry Bucknell.
Ideas on bathroom fittings
(A BBC recording)


Handyman: Barry Bucknell
Producer: John Furness

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Cy Grant and Noel Harrison


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/guitarist: Cy Grant
Singer/guitarist: Noel Harrison
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: Whack-O!

A weekly school report written by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
[Starring] Professor Jimmy Edwards


Writer: Frank Muir
Writer: Denis Norden
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Alan Yates
Production: Douglas Moodie
Headmaster: Jimmy Edwards
Pettigrew: Arthur Howard
Lumley: John Stirling
Mr Herbert Lumley: Wallas Eaton
Headmistress: Mary Hignett
Assistant mistress: Margaret Flint
R.P. Trench, M.A.: Peter Glaze
L.J. Haliforth, B.Sc.: Edwin Apps
G. Perkins (Geography): Michael Stainton
R. Palmer (History): John Lewis
Parker: David Langford
Figgins: Jeremy Roughton

: Who Fought Alone

[Starring] Frank Wylie as Jock McNeil
From the BBC's television studios in Scotland
See above


Jock McNeil: Frank Wylie

: Eye on Research: 4: The Friendly Enemy?

Raymond Baxter reports.
The healthy tissues of plants and animals alone are free from the presence of bacteria, and the control of bacteria is one of the permanent problems of science
Tonight outside broadcast and film cameras visit South Wales where, by Gamma radiation and other methods, some significant results are being achieved in bacteriological research.
From University College, Cardiff


Reporter: Raymond Baxter
Research and treatment: G. Rattray Taylor
Producer: Selwyn Roderick
Series edited by: Aubrey E. Singer

: Personal Playhouse: Rough Justice

by Leslie Bonnet.
In which Bernard Braden is seen in the main role and heard as all the other characters presents tonight...
(Produced on film by Henry Caldwell Productions Ltd.)


Writer: Leslie Bonnet
[Actor]: Bernard Braden

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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