by Professor Michael Abercrombie, F.R.S.
There are two main kinds of locomotion in single-celled animals-crawling over a solid surface and swimming through a liquid medium by means of thread-like organs of propulsion. These two basic kinds of movement are also found in the cells of higher animals.
Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd a Trafod
Holi ac ateb ar faterion y dydd
(Daily news, and discussion on current affairs)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
Filmed and introduced by Dick Bagnall-Oakeley.
The winter months are a particularly good time in which to begin learning bird identification. Today's programme shows a simple method of sketching birds to help in taking notes in the field. Many land birds change their diets in winter and some, like the robin, take up special territories. In some winters Britain is invaded by numbers of an attractive berry-eating bird-the wax-wing.
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For the Very Young
A programme of home-made entertainment with Archie McCulloch from Edinburgh.
Guest star, Robert Wilson
At the organ, Andrew Fenner
From the BBC's Midland television studio
Music arranged and played by:
The first of a new series of adventures of the old-timer and his horse, Silver King.
Introduced by Francis Coudrill who made the film.
Vera McKechnie introduces Your Monday Magazine.
About the Theatre with John Neville
On Stage, Please
The Beginning of the Theatre
Would You Believe It?
Illustrated by Bill Hooper.
A Bolt from the Blue
A miniature chess masterpiece.
Do It Yourself with Barry Bucknell
Robin Adler's Camera Club
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On transmitters serving the areas.
6.10 News for Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the English Regions
News from Wales: 6.15-6.20
Elephants with tusks, each one weighing a hundred pounds or more, are rarely seen today. They have been killed either by sportsmen in search of trophies or by poachers in search of ivory.
Armand and Michaela Denis try to find out whether there are any elephants left rivalling the big tuskers of the past.
Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson and including: John Morgan, Polly Elwes and Tim Parkes.
Eamonn Andrews says 'This Is Your Life' to ?
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A new film series starring Philip Carey as the Private Eye created by Raymond Chandler.
Called upon to investigate a mysterious accident to a wealthy woman, Marlowe finds himself involved in an accident of equally mysterious origin.
The Window on the World
Every Monday Panorama cameras focus on People-Places-Problems that make news.
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with the Panorama team of commentators.
Edited and produced by:
Written by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
A weekly school report.
Starring Professor Jimmy Edwards
with Arthur Howard
with Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra from the Carlton Rooms, Maida Vale.
with demonstrations by Stan Dudley and Christine Norton, Jack Orton Smith and Norma Noble, Constance Grant Formation Team from Sheffield and presenting the 7th Heat of the 1959-60 Competition for the Television Dancing Club Trophies with Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson
Assisted by Doreen Freeman
Hostess, Susan Franks
Victor Silvester and his Ballroom
Constance Grant Formation
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