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: For the Schools: Science for Sixth Forms: Virus Research

by Dr. C. H. Andrewes, F.R.S.

The organisms known as viruses are too small to be seen with the ordinary microscope, but the electron microscope has revealed something of their form and structure. In today's programme Dr. Andrewes also discusses theories of their possible origin.
(to 12.00)


Presenter: Dr. C. H. Andrewes
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd a sgwrs ar faterion crefyddol yng Nghymru.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.15)

: For the Schools: Spotlight

People-Places-Problems in the news
A topical programme for older children.


Producer: Peter Scroggs

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the Very Young
Charles E. Stidwill tells the story.
Sam Williams and Elizabeth Williams make the picture


Narrator: Charles E. Stidwill
Picture: Sam Williams
Picture: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Family Affairs

A programme discussing the family relationships involved in being a stepmother, a mother-in-law, and a foster mother.
Introduced by Elisabeth Beresford.


Presenter: Elisabeth Beresford
Arranged by: Anne-Marie Gardner-Stewart
Director: Beryl Radley

: A House Called Bell Tower: 6: In Disgrace

Written by Sydney Carter.
Adapted for television by Frank Baker.
(to 15.30)


Author: Sydney Carter
Adapter: Frank Baker
Producer: Richard Gilbert
Mrs Marlin: Doris Hare
Col Scrutton: Eric Holmes
Mary Bewick: Sonia Graham
Mike Williams: John Flint
Greta Olssen: Tricia Magill
Gary Jones: Richard O'Sullivan
Jack Evans: Hugh Morton

: Playbox

Eamonn Andrews opens Playbox
with the assistance of Tony Hart.

The Inter-Regional Quiz Championship
This week's team: The Midlands

The Six-Clue Challenge: The Case of the Vanishing Bandit
by Vere Lorrimer.
Where you can try your hand at being a detective.


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Presenter/artist: Tony Hart
Producer: Gerald Wiltshire
Writer (The Six-Clue Challenge): Vere Lorrimer
Det-Insp Bruce: Ivan Owen
George Parker: Hector Ross
Marjorie Enright: June Sylvaine
P.C. Jackson: Peter Doughty

: 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 Kilt Is My Delight

A programme of Scottish songs and dances with A team of Scottish Country Dancers from Aberdeen, Bobby Watson, Alistair McHarg, Arleen Sharman, Ian Powrie and his Band.
Introduced by Alistair MacIntyre.
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland


Dancers: A team of Scottish Country Dancers
Dancer: Bobby Watson
Singer: Alistair McHarg
Dancer: Arleen Sharman
Musicians: Ian Powrie and his Band
Presenter: Alistair MacIntyre
Designer: Robert MacGowan
Producer: Alan Rees

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson and including John Morgan, Polly Elwes, Cy Grant.


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

: News Summary

: A Life of Bliss: Three of a Kind

The biography of a shy young bachelor by Godfrey Harrison.
[Starring] George Cole, Isabel Dean, Colin Gordon


Writer: Godfrey Harrison
Designer: John Cooper
Producer: Graeme Muir
David Bliss: George Cole
Anne Fellows: Isabel Dean
Tony Fellows: Colin Gordon
Mr Hood: Gerald Case
Jean Oliver: Constance Wake
Jennifer Cartwright: Priscilla Morgan
Linda Graham: Gaye Cursue
Geoffrey Benton: Colin Douglas
Waiter: Louis Hasler
Psyche: 'Mady'
Psyche assisted by: Percy Edwards

: Adventure with Hans Hass and Lotte Hass: Death of an Octopus

Directed and produced by Hans Hass in association with the BBC Natural History Unit


Diver/photography/directed and produced by: Hans Hass
Diver: Lotte Hass
Photography: Kurt Herschel
Editor: Paul Khan
Sound: Stanley Schofield
Produced By: Hans Hass

: The Marriage Broker

A romantic film comedy starring Glenda Farrell with William Bishop, Kipp Hamilton.

Mrs. Swasey is a professional Cupid, dedicated to bringing lonely people together, but she finds herself inadequate when confronted with two people in love.


Director: Lewis Allen
The Marriage Broker: Glenda Farrell
Pretty girl: Kipp Hamilton
Dentist: William Bishop

: Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company

Ifugao Festival Dance
A pagan thanksgiving dance from northern Luzon.

Jota Moncadena
An adaptation of the Spanish Jota with elongated bamboo castanets.

A Muslim Princess, followed by attendants, soldiers, and a Prince. dance through three sets of crossed bamboo poles, which are clapped in a syncopated rhythm.

Bubal Philippine Suite
Filipino village life, illustrated in dance.

The Philippines are in the centre of the great rim of Asia formed by the coastal and off-shore nations, which stretch from Arabia to Japan. Over the centuries varied peoples have passed or paused on the islands. Three dominant strains are still in evidence-primitive tribal, Arabic-Malayan Muslim, and Spanish European. The dances of the Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company reflect these strains.


Dancers: Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company
Choreographer and dance director: Lucrecia Reyes Urtula
Narrator: Benilda Santos
Music director: Lucrecia R. Kasilag
Costume director: Isabel A. Santos
Technical director: Rodrigo Perez
Production consultant: Jose Lardizabal
Designer: Stanley Dorfman
Producer: Margaret Dale

: News

: The Brains Trust

meets this evening to answer your questions.
The members this week are: Alan Bullock, A. J. Ayer, Lionel Elvin.
Chairman, Norman Fisher
Questions should be addressed to 'The Brains Trust', [address removed]


Panellist: Alan Bullock
Panellist: A. J. Ayer
Panellist: Lionel Elvin
Chairman: Norman Fisher
Producer: Jack Ashley

: News Summary

followed by Weather; Road Works Report and Close Down

: Cwmpas

A programme about the arts in Wales.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace only)

(to 23.40)

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