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: For Sixth Forms: Modern India: 4: Ways Forward

for Schools
First shown on Monday
(to 10.30)

: Julius Caesar: Part 4

by William Shakespeare.
for Schools
First shown on Tuesday


Author: William Shakespeare

: Living in Water: 4: How Water Animals Breathe

BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.55)

: Newyddion

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

: Y Maes Chwarae

Rygbi-Pêl Droed Bocsio-Nofio; a chwaraeon eraill ar ffilm ac yn y stiwdio
Y cyflwyno gan Dillwyn Owen Y rhaglen yng ngofal Tudor Phillips
(Sports magazine)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)
(to 13.20)

: Lunchtime News

: Science and Life: 10: The Story of the Telegraph

A series of programmes illustrating the history of science and technology.
Introduced by Arthur Garratt.
BBC programme for Schools


Presenter: Arthur Garratt
Film sequences edited by: Teddy Ireland
Producer: Donald Grattan

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the Very Young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
BBC film


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson

: Wednesday Magazine

Keep an eye on this week's round-up of Topics to talk about, New things to see, People worth meeting.
Introduced by David Jacobs.
(to 15.30)


Presenter: David Jacobs
Director: Richard Francis
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: Little Laura: Little Laura on the River

A film series written and drawn by V. H. Drummond.
Today Laura has a strange adventure when she goes for a trip on a motor boat.


Writer/artist: V. H. Drummond
Narration: Penelope Drummond
Music written and played by: Madeleine Dring
Director: Oliver Postgate

: Union Pacific: Deadline

As if the fight against heat, Indians, and sickness were not enough, Bart and his men get involved in a fight against time.
Last shown in December 1959


Major Bart McClelland: Jeff Morrow
Billy Kincaid: Judd Pratt

: Snapshot

A film magazine about people and animals of many different kinds.
Including young goats, herons, a cuckoo, and hermit crabs.
Previously shown last year


Commentator: John Arlott
Commentator: Robert Beatty

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from South & West

: Do It Yourself

Barry Bucknell's Television Guide
A programme for practical people.
This week: More Labour-saving Ideas for the Kitchen
See page 36


Presenter: Barry Bucknell
Producer: John Furness

: 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

: The Bing Crosby Show

Starring Bing Crosby
with guest stars, Rosemary Clooney, Johnny Mercer, Carol Lawrence and The Crosby Boys (Dennis-Phillip-Lindsay)
A programme recorded in America See page 37


Presenter/singer: Bing Crosby
Singer: Rosemary Clooney
Singer: Johnny Mercer
Performer: Carol Lawrence
Singers: The Crosby Boys (Dennis-Phillip-Lindsay)

: Sportsview

Introduced by David Coleman.
Television's weekly sports magazine.
News - Action - Personalities
Football: Rheims v. Burnley
Latest news of tonight's European Cup match in Paris.

Rugby Union: Wales v. South Africa
A preview of Saturday's first international of the season.

Sportsview Personality of the Year
A final look at the leading candidates.
Voting coupon on page 63


Presenter: David Coleman
Assistant editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Editor: Paul Fox

: Parade

Introduced by Alan Melville and produced by Bryan Sears.
Those taking part include: Dickie Henderson, Kay Cavendish, Robert Harbin.


Presenter: Alan Melville
Producer: Bryan Sears
Comedian: Dickie Henderson
Pianist: Kay Cavendish
Magician: Robert Harbin
Dancer: Borda Cann
Dancer: Elaine Carr
Dancer: Ina Clare
Dancer: Sidonie Darrell
Dancer: Sheila Falconer
Dancer: Greta Hamby
Choreography: Eleanor Fazan
Orchestra directed by: Harry Rabinowitz
Orchestra leader: Alec Firman
Designer: Malcolm Goulding
Assistant producer: Brian Marber

: Homes, Rents and Pensions

A Party Political broadcast on behalf of the Labour Party

: The News

: A Film Profile

Federico Fellini discusses some of the films he has directed with Derek Prouse.
Including extracts from: La Strada, Notti di Cabiria, Luci Del Varieta and La Dolce Vita.
See page 36

10.0-10.30 View: The weekly programme of the South and West


Interviewee: Federico Fellini
Interviewer: Derek Prouse
Produced for television by: Victor Poole

: Wilfred Pickles tells a story: A Source of Irritation

by Stacy Aumonier.


Storyteller: Wilfred Pickles
Author: Stacy Aumonier
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley

: Viewpoint

In a filmed interview John Thompson talks to Josef Hromadka, Professor of Theology in the University of Prague about The Church under Communism.


Interviewer: John Thompson
Interviewee: Josef Hromadka
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

: Late Night News

followed by Weather and Close Down

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