How does a fly walk on the ceiling? How can a water snail climb up the smooth side of a glass tank? These are some of the questions that John Barlee answers in today's programme.
(BBC recording of last Monday's broadcast)
Bwnw gohwg 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.
The scientist of the past very often made his own equipment. Today his tools are vast industrial enterprises like the Jodrell Bank telescope.
For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dells who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Script and music:
The adventures of a Boxer puppy.
Drawn by Tim and told by Sylvia Peters.
A serial in six episodes by R.F. Delderfield
With Peter Wyngarde, John Moffatt, Rupert Davies, Richard Coleman
(BBC recording of the broadcast on July 6, 1958)
Ben Gunn as an old man:
Oxley, Mate of the Swallow:
Captain of the Swallow:
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
Roses and Shrubs
Percy Thrower prunes and top dresses H. T. and polyantha roses, plants a climbing variety, and prunes buddleia and caryopteris.
James Bruce (Edinburgh) shows Vegetables Under Cloches and their special value for Northern gardeners
Presented by Paul Morby
From the BBC's Midland television studio.
Item presenter (Vegetables Under Cloches):
Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Cy Grant
Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
Featuring Sidney James
with John Vere, Robert Dorning, Mario Fabrizi, Ivor Raymonde, Lynne Cole.
Incidental music composed and Orchestra conducted by:
Anthony Aloysius Hancock:
Sidney Balmoral James:
In tonight's recording Perry Como welcomes Guest Stars with 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 Jewish landowner, a settler in New Mexico in the 1870s, comes to the defence of the local peasants who are being dispossessed and hounded from their land by the grasping and corrupt governor...
David Attenborough begins the story of his search for rare and interesting animals in the tropical swamps, forests, and plains of central South America. This week he shows film of his encounter with swarms of butterflies, with toucans and hangnest birds, and brings some of the animals to the studio.
(To be repeated in Children's Television)
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A visit to the Empire Pool, Wembley, to see some of the play during the semi-finals of this International Tournament.
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 Cardiff.
Megan Lloyd George, M.P., Member (Labour) for Carmarthen and The Rt. Hon. Peter Thorneycroft M.P., Member (Conservative) for Monmouth.
In the chair, Kenneth Harris who calls for questions from the floor.
Canon Roy McKay, Head of BBC Religious Broadcasting, gives a preview of the religious programmes during the coming week.
In a smart American advertising set-up one can never be certain who is finally going to outwit whom.
[Starring] Myrna Loy, Zachary Scott with Robert Preston
A film in the Star Choice series
followed by Weather and Close Down