What is the connection between designing a model village for use in filming and finding the height of a pyramid from a short measuring stick and the sun's rays? This and other questions are answered in today's programme.
Introduced by Colin Ronan.
(A BBC recording of last Monday's programme)
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)
This programme, which deals mainly with the work of the sculptor and the architect, shows how each, working in his different way, is able to explore and create space.
Introduced by Donald Holms.
For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(A BBC television film)
Script and music:
BBC Television outside broadcast cameras cover three of this afternoon's races.
3.0 Evenlode Handicap Steeple Chase over 2 miles and 160 yards
3.30 Horris Hill Stakes over 7 furlongs and 60 yards
4.0 Manton Handicap over one mile, 5 furlongs, and 60 yards
Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the Paddock before each race.
Peter Bromley gives racing results.
(to 16.10 app.)
The adventures of a Boxer puppy.
Drawn by Tim and told by Sylvia Peters.
The exciting Wartime Adventure by C.E. Webber
Based on the novel by Ian Serraillier
(A BBC recording of the broadcast on December 1, 1957)
Based on the novel by:
First Prison Camp guard:
Second Prison Camp guard:
Do you know that sounds exist which we cannot hear? They are called Ultrasonics. Today Science can harness this energy to perform intriguing tasks, such as drilling glass, soldering aluminium, detecting cracks in aircraft parts, and cleaning watches. Arthur Garrett shows you how this is done.
On transmitters serving the areas:
6.10 News for Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the English Regions
News from Wales: 6.15-6.20
Percy Thrower meets H. Fowles foreman gardener at one of the country's largest seed establishments to discuss
Film of the year's progress by the BBC's Midland Film Unit
From the BBC's Midland television studio
Film sequences by:
The BBC's Midland Film
Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith.
A further report from Alan Whicker on his journey round the world and this week, Cy Grant, Noel Harrison
In tonight's recording Perry Como welcomes Star Guests:
Bob Stirling and Ann Jeffries, Alan King, Richard Hayman, Jackie Dennis
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Ray Charles Singers, The Louis Da Pron Dancers
Written by Goodman Ace, Morton Green and George Foster and Jay Burton.
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The Mitchell Ayres
The Ray Charles
The Louis Da Pron
Producer for NBC:
Edited for BBC television by:
Raymond Glendenning introduces Hall of Fame
The Sportsview Unit recalls the world's greatest sports stars in action.
Tonight: 'Hall of Fame' looks back half a century to recall three of Boxing's great names: Jim Driscoll, Owen Moran, Battling Nelson.
The novel by Frank Tilsley.
Adapted as a serial in eight episodes by Constance Cox.
[Starring] William Lucas, Anna Turner
The action takes place in Tollerton Clough, and the adjoining town of Newton, Lancashire. Time: 1946.
Written by Gavin Blakeney and Anthony Steven
Adventures and mis-adventures of a Naval Helicopter Crew.
(The BBC acknowledges with gratitude the co-operation of the Captains, Officers, and Crews of H.M.S. Ark Royal, Cavendish, Albion, and the Lee-on-Solent, Culdrose, and Hal-Far, Malta, R.N. Air Stations.)
Based on an idea by/Producer:
Lieut. Gilmore, R.N.:
Lieut. Stannard, R.N.:
L/A S.E.I.A. Copper:
Radio Communications Operator (Air) N. Reynolds:
Captain Crocker-Dobson, D.S.O., R.N.:
Cmdr. Morris, D.S.C., R.N.:
Lieut. Holt, R.N.:
Brigadier T. I. Lloyd C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., Founder of the Railway Conversion League among railway enthusiasts who, in an engine works at Hunslet, Yorkshire, challenge his campaign for the conversion of the railways into roads.
The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society, organisers of tonight's gathering, support the progressive development of the railways.
(A BBC recording)
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Brigadier T. I.
Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.
Viewers whose sets are tuned to Rowridge will see 'View of the South West' - weekly magazine-from 10.45-11.10
Sergeant Bilko (The Phil Silvers Show):
by John Abbott.
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.)
followed by Weather and
United Nations Day
Message by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, The Rt. Hon. Selwyn Lloyd,
C.B.E, Q.C., M.P.
(The recorded broadcast given at 9.15 in the Home Service)
Speaker (United Nations Day):
The Rt. Hon. Selwyn