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: For the Schools: Science and Life: The World in Space: 1: Voyage in Space

In recent years new instruments like radio telescopes, extending the discoveries made with large optical telescopes, have for the first time given a glimpse of the magnitude of the universe. In this programme we make an imaginary voyage from far out in the universe towards our earth.
Introduced by Donald Holms.
(to 11.45)


Presenter: Donald Holms
Adviser: Colin Ronan
Illustrator: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: Donald Grattan

: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd & sgwrs ar ddatblygladau ym myd y gwyddonydd a'r meddyg.
(News of the day, with a talk on developments in the scientific and medical world)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.15)

: For the Schools: First Years at Work: 2: Uniforms and Discipline

Introduced by Peter West.
An enquiry into life in the modern Army.


Presenter: Peter West
Film cameraman: Bill Munn
Editor: John Priestley
Producer: Peter Scroggs

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

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


Narrator/Script, music and settings: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: Mainly for Women

Confidential Quiz
Marla Landi, Stephen Potter, Joan Gilbert are quizzed by Marjorie Proops with Robert Beatty keeping the score.

3.15 Cookery Club
Zena Skinner introduces the winner of this month's Cookery Club Competition, and demonstrates her recipe for a television supper dish.

(to 15.30)


Contestant (Confidential Quiz): Marla Landi
Contestant (Confidential Quiz): Stephen Potter
Contestant (Confidential Quiz): Joan Gilbert
Quizzer (Confidential Quiz): Marjorie Proops
Scores (Confidential Quiz): Robert Beatty
Devised and directed by (Confidential Quiz): Brenda Horsfield
Presenter/cook (Cookery Club): Zena Skinner
Producer (Cookery Club): Ann Shead

: Jo's Boys: Part 5

Freely based on 'Little Men' and 'Jo's Boys' by Louisa M. Alcott.
Adapted as a television serial in seven parts by Constance Cox.
Starring George Pravda and Annabelle Lee


Author: Louisa M. Alcott
Adapter: Constance Cox
Producer: Joy Harington
Designer: Susan Spence
Professor Bhaer: George Pravda
John Brooke: Harvey Hall
Jo: Annabelle Lee
Meg: Kate Cameron
Nursie Hummel: Lilly Kann
Silas: Christopher Hodge
Tommy Bangs: Kenneth Collins
Jack Ford: Donald Wilson
Dick Brown: Jimmy Ray
Ned Barker: Michael Caridia
Major Barker: James Raglan
Franz: William Simons
Emil: Richard Palmer
Ephraim: Robert Adams
Mrs Barker: Ann Farrer
Alice Barker: Anthea Boyle
Captain: Humphrey Lestocq
Mate: Miles Brown
Overseer: J. Mark Roberts

: Look: A Kingdom on the Waters: Part 1

Introduced by Peter Scott.

Near the town of Szeged, in Southern Hungary, between the Rivers Danube and Tisza, an area of the old marsh country which once spread over parts of the great Hungarian Plain has been preserved as a bird sanctuary.
Peter Scott and the Hungarian naturalist Lorant De Bastyai discuss parts of a film made by Istvan Homoki-Nagy, whose pictures of wild life are becoming increasingly well known in this country.


Presenter: Peter Scott
Guest: Lorant De Bastyai
Filmmaker: Istvan Homoki-Nagy
Editor: John Merritt
Producer: Eileen Molony

: 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

: The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko the Art Lover

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: News Summary

: Make Mine Music

David Hughes says Make Mine Music
and introduces Dickie Valentine, Jacqueline Delman, The George Mitchell Singers.


Singer/presenter: David Hughes
Singer: Dickie Valentine
Soprano: Jacqueline Delman
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Musical associate: Norman Percival
Material writer: David Whitaker
Designer: Tony Abbott
Producer: John Street

: Scenes from The Grass is Greener

A new comedy by Hugh Williams and Margaret Williams.
[Starring] Joan Greenwood, Hugh Williams, Rachel Gurney

Televised direct from the St. Martin's Theatre, London by arrangement with Anna Deere Wiman and Jack Minster


Writer: Hugh Williams
Writer: Margaret Williams
Designer: Hutchinson Scott
Director: Jack Minster
Presented for television by: John Vernon
Hattie: Joan Greenwood
Victor: Hugh Williams
Hilary: Rachel Gurney
Charles: Edward Underdown
Sellars: Moray Watson

: The Food of Love

by Christopher Bond.
Adapted for television by Sheila Hodgson.
with Philip Ray, Moultrie Kelsall, Petra Davies and Rodney Diak
The action takes place at Monkleigh Public School.
From the BBC's Welsh television studio


Author: Christopher Bond
Adapter: Sheila Hodgson
Production: David J. Thomas
Designer: Alan Taylor
Hubert Grenville: Moultrie Kelsall
Robert Parker: Rodney Diak
Pearson: Malcolm Butterworth
Gillian Thomas: Petra Davies
Mrs Briggs: Madoline Thomas
Mary Grenville: Barbara Cavan
Owen Thomas: Philip Ray
Dr Wheeler: William Sherwood
Cation Carter-Smith: Ian Fleming
Reid: Denis Charlton

: Factory and Farm

Election Broadcast on behalf of the Conservative and Unionist Party
The Rt. Hon. Iain Macleod, Minister of Labour and National Service, The Rt. Hon. John Hare, O.B.E., Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries F. J. Erroll, Parliamentary Secretary, Board of Trade.


Speaker: The Rt. Hon. Iain Macleod
Speaker: The Rt. Hon. John Hare
Speaker: Fisheries F. J. Erroll

: News

: Mr. Khrushchev in the States

The BBC's Washington Correspondent, who was in Moscow for the visit of Vice-President Nixon, has now followed Mr. Khrushchev around the United States. His impressions are recorded in this BBC news film of the Russian leader's fortnight in America.


Narrator: Christopher Serpell
Film editor: Eric Marr
Sound editor: Ron Gillingwater
Producer: Bill Northwood

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