by Dr. L. Harrison Matthews
Bats are the only true flying mammals in the world and for this reason are of very great interest. This programme not only shows some of the thirteen kinds of bat known in Britain, but also illustrates feeding habits, hibernation, and flight by echo-sounding.
(BBC recording of the broadcast first shown on February 9)
Dr. L. Harrison
Bwrw golwg dros bynciau'r dydd mewn sitwrs a ffilm-a chyfle i gwrdd a rhai sy'n amlwg yn y newyddion.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
Introduced by John Berger.
Animal hides and skins have been used by man since the Stone Age: some of the skills of the craftsmen handling them today can be seen in this programme.
(BBC recording of the broadcast first shown on February 13)
For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Three of this afternoon's main events are covered by BBC Television Outside Broadcast cameras.
3.0 The St. James's Handicap Hurdle Race over 2 miles
3.30 The Corinthian Handicap Steeplechase over 3 miles
4.0 The Manor Novices Steeplechase over 2 miles
Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the paddock before each race.
The adventures of a boxer puppy.
Drawn by Tim
Told by Sylvia Peters.
A serial in six episodes by R. F. Delderfield.
[Starring] Peter Wyngarde, John Moffatt, Rupert Davies, Richard Coleman
Fights arranged by:
Ben Gunn as an old man:
Danny Blanchflower introduces Junior Sportsview.
A fortnightly series presenting film reports and news from the world of sport.
On transmitters serving the areas:
6.10 News for Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the English Regions
News from Wales: 6.15-6.20
Seasonal work in garden and greenhouse shown by Percy Thrower including
Planting shrubs and lilium bulbs; Top dressing rhododendrons and azaleas;
Preparing for an early strawberry picking and Francis Hanger, Curator of the Royal Horticultural Society's Gardens at Wisley shows Camellias.
Planting for flowering outside; Pot grown specimens in flower; Culture-Varieties
From the BBC's Midland television studio
Item presenter (Camellias):
Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Rory McEwen
Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
Featuring Sidney James
with John Blyth, Robert Dorning, John Vere, Roger Avon, Mario Fabrizi, Arthur Mullard, John Vyvyan, George Crowther, James Bulloch, Frank Littlewood, Joe Robinson.
Incidental music composed and Orchestra conducted by:
Anthony Aloysius Hancock:
Sidney Balmoral James:
In tonight's recording Perry Como welcomes: Guest stars and 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.
The Mitchell Ayres
The Ray Charles
The Louis Da Pron
Producer for NBC:
Edited for BBC television by:
A new film series.
True stories of the American West.
After his father's death an orphan youth continues a journey through the mountains of New Mexico alone. He reaches his destination no longer a boy, but a man.
Robert Reid makes a Second Enquiry into some of Britain's social problems in 1959.
The village of Iddesleigh in Devon is revisited to find out what improvements have taken place in rural life.
Made by the BBC West Region Film Unit
by Anthony Trollope.
Adapted for television in six parts by Peter Black.
The week's business in Parliament is over. Tonight two M.P.s face a group of their constituents in the BBC's television studio in Birmingham.
Jennie Lee, M.P., Member (Labour) for Cannock and Enoch Powell, M.B.E., M.P.
Member (Conservative) for Wolverhampton, South West
In the chair, Robert McKenzie who calls for questions from the floor.
The Duke of Edinburgh has just ended the first stage of his 100-day journey round the world. A BBC News Film recalls some of the scenes and the background of the spectacular month His Royal Highness has spent in India and Pakistan.
The film is narrated by Godfrey Talbot.
Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.
Bilko decides to cash in on a quiz programme. Will he get the bird-that is the 64,000 dollar question.
followed by Weather and Close Down