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: Living in Water: 2: How Water Animals Move

by John Carthy.
BBC film for Schools
First shown on June 11, 1958
To be repeated on Wednesday at 11.35 a.m. and Thursday at 10.5 a.m.
(to 10.25)


Presenter: John Carthy
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: First Years at Work: 8: Factory Work for Girls

for Schools
First shown on Monday

: Interval

: People of Many Lands: South American Journey

Filmed and introduced by Stanley Jeeves.
BBC film for Schools
To be repeated on Thursday at 11.35 a.m. and Friday at 10.5. a.m.
(to 11.55)


Filmmaker/presenter: Stanley Jeeves
Film editor: Barry Toovey
Producer: Peggie Broadhead

: Newyddion

News in Welsh.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

: Gwraig Y Ty

Y cyflwyno gan Nest Williams
Y rhaglen yng ngofal Teleri Bevan
Magazine for the housewife.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)
(to 13.20)

: Lunchtime News

: Julius Caesar: Part 2

by William Shakespeare.
BBC recording for Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.5 a.m.

John Southworth is appearing in 'Ross' at the Haymarket Theatre; Michael Goodliffe in 'The Gazebo' at the Savoy Theatre, London


Author: William Shakespeare
Producer: Ronald Eyre
Brutus: Michael Goodliffe
Portia: Ellen McIntosh
Lucius: Ray Brooks
Ligarius: Terence Greenidge
Caesar: Ralph Michael
Artemidorus: Roderick Cook
Calpurnia: Hilda Schroder
Decius: John Southworth
Metellus: Duncan Lewis
Casca: Dudley Foster
Trebonius: Brian Harrison
Cinna: Allan McClelland
Publius: Kenneth Edwards
Cassius: John Laurie
Popilius: David Tudor-Jones
Soothsayer: Wilfrid Brambell
Antony's servant: Richard Coe
Antony: James Maxwell
Octavius's servant: Nicholas Light

: Dogs in the Picture

and some Cats, too
Stanley Dangerfield shows some pictures of the original terriers and introduces their descendants in the studio.
Guest personality: Illeneb


Presenter: Stanley Dangerfield
Producer: Joyce Bullen

: Cookery Club Competition

Marguerite Patten introduces the winner of this month's competition and demonstrates her recipe for Cakes and Cookies.
(to 15.35)


Cook/presenter: Marguerite Patten
Producer: Ann Shead

: The Secret Garden: 6: A Tantrum

by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Adapted for television in eight episodes.
BBC recording
First shown in February


Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Film cameraman: Bryan Langley
Film editor: Ron de Mattos
Settings: Richard Henry
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Colin: Peter Hempson
Martha: Prunella Scales
Nurse: Barbara Mitchell
Mary Lennox: Gillian Ferguson
Mrs Medlock: Hilary Mason
Dr Craven: Walter Horsbrugh
Thomas: Stuart Hutchison
Dickon: Colin Spaull

: Country Close-Up: November edition

Preparations for the winter.
Introduced by Ion Trant.

From the BBC's Midland television studio
BBC recording


Presenter: Ion Trant
Presented by: John Davies

: Railway Roundabout

A magazine programme for railway enthusiasts with John Adams and Patrick Whitehouse.
Introduced by Bill Hartley.
This month's edition includes: Spotters' Notebook
and film of: Caley Bogies to Aviemore; Electrification in Austria; The Bicester Slip Coach
From the BBC's Midland television studio
BBC recording


Filmmaker: John Adams
Filmmaker: Patrick Whitehouse
Presenter: Bill Hartley
Producer: Peggy Bacon

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from South & West

: Lookout: Little Ships

with Outside Broadcasts on Little Ships
Raymond Baxter takes you to the little port of Saundersfoot in West Wales, to look at the increasing popularity of owning and building boats, and to meet some of the people concerned.
BBC recording


Presenter: Raymond Baxter
Producer: Dafydd Gruffydd

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Associate producer: Antony Jay
Associate producer: Gordon Watkins
Associate producer: Tony Essex
Assistant editor: Alasdair Milne
Editor: Donald Baverstock

: Headline News

: Here's Harry: The Telephone

Written by Vince Powell and Harry Driver.
A comedy series.
This week: The Telephone
Starring Harry Worth
From the BBC's North of England television studio


Writer: Vince Powell
Writer: Harry Driver
Settings: Kenneth Lawson
Producer: John Ammonds
Himself: Harry Worth

: Francis Durbridge Presents....: The World of Tim Frazer: Episode 1

Written by Francis Durbridge and Clive Exton.
[Starring] Jack Hedley as Tim Frazer
Starring Ralph Michael
with Heather Chasen, Gerald Cross

Tim Frazer visits the fishing village of Henton in search of his old friend and ex-partner, Harry Denston.


Writer: Francis Durbridge
Writer: Clive Exton
Producer: Alan Bromly
Designer: Roy Oxley
Film Cameraman: A.A. Englander, F.R.P.S.
Film Editor: Ian Callaway
Norman Gibson: Fred Ferris
Tim Frazer: Jack Hedley
Madge Gibson: Karal Gardner
Crombie: Donald Morley
Dr Killick: Gerald Cross
P.C. Muir: Frank Pettitt
Captain Nikiyan: Steve Plytas
Mrs Glover: Ann Way
Helen Baker: Heather Chasen
Charles Ross: Ralph Michael
Hobson: Alan Rolfe
Anya: Janina Faye

: Music for You

Introduced by Eric Robinson.
with Victoria de los Angeles, Larry Adler, Andre Turp, John Lawrenson, Jeannette Minty, Louis Godfrey, Joan Bramhall.
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader, Henry Datyner

Andre Turp appears by arrangement with the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd; Jeanette Minty and Louis Godfrey appear by arrangement with the London Festival Ballet and are appearing at the Odeon Theatre, Guildford


Presenter: Eric Robinson
Producer: Patricia Foy
Soprano: Victoria de los Angeles
Harmonicist: Larry Adler
Singer: Andre Turp
Baritone: John Lawrenson
Dancer: Jeannette Minty
Dancer: Louis Godfrey
Singer: Joan Bramhall
Musicians: London Philharmonic Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Henry Datyner
Assistant conductor: Marcus Dods
Orchestrations: Arthur Wilkinson
Designer: Clifford Hatts

: Coventry Kids

People of a restless city.
A film by Philip Donnellan.
This is a personal view of the industrial life of a great city-highlighting the skills, the hopes, the fears of its people.


Producer: Philip Donnellan
Music: Ewan MacColl
Music: Peggy Seeger
Camera: Hugh Wilson
Editor: Ian Callaway

: The News

: Picture Parade

Introduced by Robert Robinson.
A programme about the latest films, the stars who appear in them, and the people who make them.
In this edition:

Scenes from:
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
with Albert Finney and Shirley Ann Field and an interview with the director of the film Karel Reisz.

G.I. Blues starring Elvis Presley

Never on Sunday with Melina Mercouri and Jules Dassin

Butterfield 8 starring Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey and Eddie Fisher
Robert Robinson talks to James Mason in the garden of his Hollywood home, and discusses his forthcoming part of Humbert Humbert in 'Lolita'.
Films by courtesy of British Lion/Bryanston, Paramount, Rank, and M-G-M


Presenter: Robert Robinson
Interviewee: Karel Reisz
Interviewee: James Mason
Director: Richard Evans
Producer: Christopher Doll

: Late Night News

followed by Weather and Close Down

: Bant Yn Yr Ysgol

'Away at School': A visit to a prep school near Aberystwyth.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)
(to 23.32)

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