Some fishes are able to glide through the air, but only three groups of animal have true organs of flight-birds, bats, and insects. John Barlee deals today chiefly with birds and illustrates various methods of flight by film he has taken himself.
(BBC recording of the programme first shown on March 9)
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)
Introduced by Donald Holms.
John West, the ship designer, and Sir Hugh Casson, the architect, tell us about their work together on the new liner, Canberra.
For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Script and music:
Shirley Abicair who tells a story of Tumbarumba
A serial in six episodes by R.F. Delderfield.
With Peter Wyngarde, John Moffatt, Rupert Davies
(BBC recording of the broadcast on June 29, 1958)
Fights arranged by:
Old Ben Gunn:
Patrick Moore tells you about this month's main astronomical events. There is to be an eclipse of the Moon, and this week the little planet Mercury will be easy to see in the evening sky.
Ramon Lane, a young Northumbrian astronomer, shows a film of his own observatory; he explains how he built it, and describes how he uses his telescope to study celestial objects and to photograph them.
On transmitters serving the areas:
6.10 News for Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the English Regions
News from Wales: 6.15-6.20
Preparing for the new season's Vegetables planting Asparagus, Exhibition Leeks, Parsnips, Carrots, and Beet
Percy Thrower introduces Harold Fowles, Professional foreman gardener and Ronald W. Sidwell, Horticulturist from the Vale of Evesham.
From the BBC's Midland television studio
Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Noel Harrison
Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
featuring Sidney James
with John Vere, Hugh Lloyd, Mario Fabrizi, Laurie Webb, Graham Leaman, Arthur Mullard
Incidental music composed and Orchestra conducted by:
Anthony Aloysius Hancock:
Sidney Balmoral James:
Man from the Ministry:
In tonight's recording Perry Como welcomes Star Guests 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 film series.
True stories of the American West.
A prospector and his wife take a short cut across the desert in search of the rich goldfields that lie beyond. This means exposure to all the dangers and horrors of what was later to become known as 'Death Valley'.
A series of wild-life programmes.
Introduced by Peter Scott.
The fascinating homes which bees, beetles, wasps, and termites build for themselves are shown in two remarkable films from Hungary and France.
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J. D. Carthy,
The week's business in Parliament is over. Tonight two M.P.s face a group of their constituents in the Pavilion, Keswick.
Fred Peart M.P., Member (Labour) for Workington and William Whitelaw M.P. M.C.,
Member (Conservative) for Penrith and the Border.
In the chair, Kenneth Harris who calls for questions from the floor.
The Final of the Men's Doubles Championship
Direct from the Queen's Club, London.
(The Men's Singles Final will be televised tomorrow in Evening Grandstand)
followed by Weather and Close Down