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: Living in Water: 4: How Water Animals Breathe

by John Carthy.
BBC film for Schools
First shown in June 1958
(to 10.25)


Presenter: John Carthy
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: First Years at Work: 10: The Interview

for Schools
First shown on Monday

: Interval

: People of Many Lands: Alpine Village

Introduced by Charles Lagus.
BBC film for Schools
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Charles Lagus
Filmed by: Geoffrey Mulligan
Film editor: John Griffiths
Producer: Peggie Broadhead

: Newyddion

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

: Gwraig Y Ty

Awgrymiadau ar gyfer y ty ar teulu
Y cyflwyno gan Nest Williams
Y rhaglen yng ngofal TELERI BEVAN
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

(to 13.20)

: Lunchtime News

: Julius Caesar: Part 4

by William Shakespeare.
with Michael Goodliffe, John Laurie, James Maxwell, Tim Seely


Author: William Shakespeare
Designer: Austen Spriggs
Producer: Ronald Eyre
Brutus: Michael Goodliffe
Cassius: John Laurie
Titinius: John Abineri
Messala: James Grout
Lucius: Ray Brooks
Octavius: Tim Seely
Ghost of Caesar: Ralph Michael
Antony: James Maxwell
Messenger: Ray Smith
Lucilius: Brian Harrison
Pindarus: Richard Coe
Young Cato: James Bolam
Dardanius: Michael Robbins
Volumnius: Christopher Gilmore
Strato: Henley Thomas

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in the songs and games.
BBC film


Narrator: Maria Bird

: Something to Read

Introduced by Brian Redhead with Elizabeth Jane Howard, Ruth Adam, Sheila Blundun and Stephen Potter.


Presenter: Brian Redhead
Guest: Elizabeth Jane Howard
Guest: Ruth Adam
Guest: Sheila Blundun
Guest: Stephen Potter
Producer: Olive Shapley

: Cookery Club

Guest Cook, Zena Skinner, offers a new version of a traditional English dish, with her method of preparing Steak and Kidney Pudding.
(to 15.35)


Cook: Zena Skinner
Producer: Ann Shead

: The Secret Garden: 8: I shall Live for Ever and Ever

by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Film sequences by permission of Viscount De L'Isle, V.C. at Penshurst Place, Kent
First shown in February


Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Film cameraman: Bryan Langley
Film editor: Ron de Mattos
Settings: Richard Henry
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Mary Lennox: Gillian Ferguson
Colin: Peter Hempson
Dickon: Colin Spaull
Ben Weatherstaff: Fred Fairclough
Mrs Sowerby: Noel Dyson
Lizabeth-Ellen: Judy Stephens
Susan-Ann: Sally Stephens
Dr Craven: Walter Horsbrugh
Mrs Medlock: Hilary Mason
Nurse: Barbara Mitchell
Thomas: Stuart Hutchison
Martha: Prunella Scales
Mr Archibald Craven: Frank Shelley
Pitcher, Mr Craven's Valet: Christopher Hodge

: Dance

to the music of Victor Silvester's Ballroom Orchestra
Directed by Victor Silvester, Jnr. from the Carlton Rooms, Maida Vale.
With demonstrations by Harry Smith-Hampshire and Doreen Casey and The James Stevenson Junior Formation Team with Dancing Lessons by Gwen Silvester.


Musicians: Victor Silvester's Ballroom Orchestra
[Orchestra] directed by: Victor Silvester, Jnr.
Dancer: Harry Smith-Hampshire
Dancer: Doreen Casey
Formation dancers: The James Stevenson Junior Formation Team
Dancer: Gwen Silvester
Producer: Tony Arnold

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from South & West

: Lookout: New School Tie

with Outside Broadcasts on the New School Tie
David Lutyens reports on the work of a Comprehensive School, its staff and its children.
From Crown Woods School, Eltham, London.


Reporter: David Lutyens
Producer: J. Glyn Jones

: Tonight

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


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

: Headline News

: Whack-O!

Starring Professor Jimmy Edwards and featuring Arthur Howard as Mr. Pettigrew.


Script: Frank Muir
Script: Denis Norden
Producer: Eric Fawcett
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Alan Yates
Designer: John Cooper
Headmaster: Jimmy Edwards
Mr Pettigrew: Arthur Howard
Mr Halliforth: Edwin Apps
Mr Cope-Willoughby: Frank Raymond
Mr Dinwiddie: Gordon Phillott
Mr Forbes: Keith Smith

: Francis Durbridge Presents...: The World of Tim Frazer: Episode 3

Written by Francis Durbridge and Clive Exton.
[Starring] Jack Hedley as Tim Frazer
Starring Ralph Michael with Gerald Cross, Heather Chasen, Barbara Couper, Redmond Phillips
Tim Frazer has been engaged by a special Government department to find Harry Denston, Frazer's ex-business partner. Harry's car is in Frazer's possession; a man named Tupper wishes to buy the car and Frazer arranges to sell it to him. In the meantime, on arriving home, Frazer finds a colleague, Crombie, stabbed to death - and on his mantelshelf a newly placed but not unfamiliar object - a model sailing vessel.


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
Tim Frazer: Jack Hedley
Crombie: Donald Morley
Charles Ross: Ralph Michael
Hobson: Alan Rolfe
Caxton: Maurice Durant
Tupper: Brian Wilde
Army private: Neil Hunter
Projectionist: Donald Pelmear
Captain Nikiyan: Steve Plytas
Helen Baker: Heather Chasen
Donald Edwards: Redmond Phillips
Ruth Edwards: Barbara Couper
Dr Killick: Gerald Cross
Norman Gibson: Fred Ferris

: The Bride Comes Back

Scenes from the new comedy by Ronald Millar.
Starring Cicely Courtneidge, Jack Hulbert, Robertson Hare
Televised direct from the Vaudeville Theatre, London
By arrangement with Geoffrey Hastings and Joseph Fenston


Writer: Ronald Millar
Decor: Michael Weight
Director: Harold French
Presented for television by: John Vernon
Isabel Kilpatrick: Cicely Courtneidge
Jason Kilpatrick: Robertson Hare
Barbara Kilpatrick: Margaret McCourt
Smith: Jack Hulbert
Serena Tilney: Polly Adams
A young woman: Angela Browne

: Meet the Quare Fella

Brendan Behan talks to Eamonn Andrews.
A film produced in Dublin by Louis Ellinan.


Interviewee: Brendan Behan
Interviewer: Eamonn Andrews
Producer: Louis Ellinan

: 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:
Tunes of Glory starring Alec Guinness and John Mills

The Three Worlds of Gulliver with Kerwin Matthews, Jo Morrow and June Thorburn

I Aim at the Stars starring Curt Jurgens and Victoria Shaw

Curt Jurgens discusses the problems of playing the part of Werner von Braun, the German rocket expert, who is still living.

Robert Robinson, while in Hollywood, filmed an interview with Tony Curtis at his home.
Tony Curtis, one of Hollywood's highest paid film stars, says 'I am not the mean, frustrated, and angry man I used to be, but I still do not like working with amateurs or untalented people. They should be in a job where their bad talents do not inflict themselves on a picture'.
Films by courtesy of United Artists and Columbia


Presenter: Robert Robinson
Interviewee: Curt Jurgens
Interviewee: Tony Curtis
Director: Richard Evans
Producer: Christopher Doll

: Late Night News

followed by Weather and Close Down

: Camgymeriadau

A Welsh light entertainment.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)
(to 23.17)

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