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: For the Schools: Travel Talks: Hunters, Herdsmen, and Farmers: Tebou of the Sahara

A journey through the Tibesti range of extinct volcanoes to meet some of these semi-nomadic people.
Filmed and introduced by Roger Akester.
(to 11.45)


Filmmaker/presenter: Roger Akester
Film editor: Teddy Ireland
Producer: Peggie Broadhead

: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd a Bwrw Fiolwfi ar Amaethyddiaeth, Diwydiant a Materion Seneddol
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.15)

: For the Schools: Music Makers: 4: Woodwind

A series of eleven programmes about musical instruments, their players, and the music written for them.

Introduced by Archie Camden with Peter Graeme (oboe), Anthony Camden (oboe), Peter Newbury (cor anglais), Stefan de Haan (contra-bassoon).


Presenter: Archie Camden
Oboist: Peter Graeme
Oboist: Anthony Camden
Cor anglais: Peter Newbury
Contra-bassoon: Stefan de Haan
Producer: Arthur Langford

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(BBC film)
(to 14.45)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Blue Peter

A magazine programme for younger viewers.
Introduced by Christopher Trace and Leila Williams.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Leila Williams
Producer: John Hunter Blair

: Whirlybirds: Aerial Circus

It's a grand idea to suspend the high trapeze from a helicopter; but a newspaper headline catches Chuck's eye and makes him wonder if perhaps there may be a more sinister angle to the act.


P.T. Moore: Craig Hill
Chuck Martin: Kenneth Tovey

: Junior Sportsview

Danny Blanchflower introduces Junior Sportsview
A fortnightly series presenting film reports and news from the world of sport.


Presenter: Danny Blanchflower
Presented by: A. P. Wilkinson
Editor: Ronnie Noble

: News for Scotland, Northern Ireland and the English Regions

News from Wales: 6.15-6.20
(On transmitters serving the areas)

: Gardening Club

Introduced by Percy Thrower with seasonal work in garden and greenhouse.
Ring Culture and Back Yards
Arthur Billitt, Head of Lenton Experimental Station shows Chrysanthemum varieties grown by Ring Culture in the greenhouse; Autumn colour possible in backyards;
Spring bulbs for backyard planting now.
From the BBC's Midland studio


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Item presenter (Ring Culture and Back Yards): Arthur Billitt
Producer: Paul Morby

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Cy Grant and the travelling reporters including Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Singer/guitarist: Cy Grant
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Associate producer: Alasdair Milne
Associate producer: Antony Jay
Associate producer: Gordon Watkins
Editor: Donald Baverstock

: News Summary

: Flying Standards

The All-Time Hit Parade featuring:
Shirley Eaton, Jo Shelton, Sylvia Sands, Johnny Hartman, Steve Arlen, The Three Barry Sisters, The Johnny Shakespeare Singers
The music of Ken Mackintosh his Saxophone and Orchestra


Singer: Shirley Eaton
Singer: Jo Shelton
Singer: Sylvia Sands
Singer: Johnny Hartman
Singer: Steve Arlen
Singers: The Three Barry Sisters
Singers: The Johnny Shakespeare Singers
Musicians: Ken MacKintosh and his Saxophone and Orchestra
Musical associate: Bert Waller
Staging: Eleanor Fazan
Designer: Cephas Howard
Production: Stewart Morris

: Bleak House: 2

by Charles Dickens.
Adapted in eleven episodes by Constance Cox.

In which we touch upon a secret.


Author: Charles Dickens
Adapter: Constance Cox
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Producer: Eric Tayler
John Jarndyce: Andrew Cruickshank
Ada Clare: Elizabeth Shepherd
Esther Summerson: Diana Fairfax
Richard Carstone: Colin Jeavons
A maid: Jean Theobald
Sir Leicester Dedlock: David Horne
Mr Tulkinghorn: John Phillips
Lady Honoria Dedlock: Iris Russell
Mrs Rouncewell: Eileen Draycott
William Guppy: Timothy Bateson
Mr Snagsby: Leslie French
Mr Krook: Wilfrid Brambell
Allan Woodcourt: Jerome Willis
Miss Flite: Nora Nicholson
Jo: Malcolm Knight

: Hancock's Half-Hour

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
featuring Sidney James
with Austin Trevor, William Kendall, Leslie Perrins, Philip Ray, Leonard Sachs, Ralph Nossek, Robert Dorning, Hugh Lloyd, James Bulloch, Alec Bregonzi, Kenneth Kove, Mario Fabrizi, Betty Cardno, Lala Lloyd, Marie Lightfoot, Herbert Nelson.


Writer: Alan Simpson
Writer: Ray Galton
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius Hancock: Tony Hancock
Sidney Balmoral James: Sidney James
Judge: Austin Trevor
Juror: William Kendall
Juror: Leslie Perrins
Juror: Philip Ray
Defending Counsel: Leonard Sachs
Prosecuting Counsel: Ralph Nossek
Policeman: Robert Dorning
Usher: Hugh Lloyd
Juror: James Bulloch
Young man juror: Alec Bregonzi
Juror: Kenneth Kove
12th juror: Mario Fabrizi
Juror: Betty Cardno
Juror: Lala Lloyd
Juror: Marie Lightfoot
[Actor]: Herbert Nelson

: The Third Man: The Best Policy

The film series, starring Michael Rennie as Harry Lime.

A chance meeting in an airport reminds Harry Lime of the life of crime he once led and how a beautiful young girl and her evil father influenced that life.


Story and teleplay: John Player
Director: Julian Amyes
Producer: Felix Jackson
Harry Lime: Michael Rennie
Martha Gessler: Venetia Stevenson
Baron Mecklin: Andre van Gyseghem
Gardoni: David Lander
Madame Pressard: Miki Iveria
Cyras Proctor: Lee Hamilton
Johnson: Kevin Stoney
Mrs Gessler: Harriette Johns
Air hostess: Fiona Clyne
Hotel porter: Andre Maranne
Bradford Webster: Jonathan Harris

: Faraway Look: 5: Tower and Hood

Introduced by Peter Scott.

Among the smaller islands of Galapagos are the islands of Tower and Hood. They are widely separated in distance but each is a natural centre for seabirds; pelicans, red-footed and blue-faced gannets, fork-tailed gulls, lava gulls and, perhaps, most spectacular of all, frigate birds. The males, when displaying, inflate a large scarlet bladder on their throats and shiver their wings in ecstasy to attract the female.


Presenter: Peter Scott
Editor: John Merritt
Producer: Eileen Molony

: News

: Press Conference

People who make the news face questions from people who write the news.


Producer: John Grist

: News Extra!

A magazine of news and pictures from cameramen all over the world.
Presented by Richard Baker.


Presenter: Richard Baker
Producer: Bill Northwood

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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