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: For Sixth Forms: Modern India: 5: India and Her Neighbours

for Schools
First shown on Monday
(to 10.30)

: Living in Water: 5: Men Under Water

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)


Unknown: Dillwyn Owen
Unknown: Tudor Phillips

: Lunchtime News

: Science and Life: 11: The Story of the Telephone

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


Presenter: Arthur Garratt
Film editor: Teddy Ireland
Producer: John Braybon

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
BBC film


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins

: 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
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: Bengo

The Adventures of a Boxer Puppy.
Drawn by Tim and told by Sylvia Peters.


Artist: Tim (William Timym)
Narrator: Sylvia Peters
Presented by: Clive Parkhurst

: Union Pacific: Prison Camp

Held prisoner in his own camp by a cavalry major for a make-believe reason, Bart finds a tribe of Indiana that doesn't exist!
Last shown in December 1959


Major Bart McClelland: Jeff Morrow
Billy Kincaid: Judd Pratt

: Film Club

Watch the film makers at work and see how you can make your own.
Introduced by Alex Macintosh.


Presenter: Alex Macintosh
Research: Tony Rose
Producer: Leonard Chase

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from South & West

: Do It Yourself

Barry Bucknell's Television Guide
Wall fixings and ideas on shelving.


Presenter: Barry Bucknell
Producer: John Furness

: 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

: Wells Fargo: Threat of Death

Adventures of the famous Western Stagecoach Service.
Starring Dale Robertson


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: Safari to Asia

with Armand and Michaela Denis
In this first programme of a new film series, Armand and Michaela Denis visit the lakeside village of Ohara, in Japan. The eye of their camera picks out incidents in the day-to-day life of this primitive community, which still survives in a country which has been swept by modern civilisation.
See page 39


Presenter/filmmaker: Armand Denis
Presenter/filmmaker: Michaela Denis

: Sportsview

Introduced by David Coleman.
Television's weekly sports magazine brings you News... Action... Personalities.

Football: Whose Championship?
A close-up of the race for the League Championship at the half-way mark.

Skating: Champions on Parade
The new skating champions in action at a gala show.

Rugby Union: Oxford v. Cambridge
The highlights of the University match.


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 includes Jeannie Carson, Larry Adler, Slim Jones, Pat Coombs.


Presenter: Alan Melville
Producer: Bryan Sears
Performer: Jeannie Carson
Harmonicist: Larry Adler
Performer: Slim Jones
Performer: Pat Coombs
Dancer: Sheila Falconer
Dancer: Geraldine Lynton
Dancer: Shirley Sunners
Dancer: Colin Stowe
Dancer: Ralph Tobert
Choreography: Malcolm Clare
Orchestra directed by: Harry Rabinowitz
[Orchestra] leader: Alec Firman
Designer: Malcolm Goulding
Assistant producer: Brian Marber

: Asian Club

Tonight's guest: The Rt. Hon. Malcolm MacDonald, Pre-war Cabinet Minister; since then Commissioner-General in South East Asia, High Commissioner in Canada and, until recently, in India.
His fifteen years' experience in Asia is the theme of the questions to be put by members of the Club.
In the chair, K. S. Shelvankar, European Representative of The Hindu
Presented with the co-operation of the BBC's General Overseas Service, in which this programme will also be broadcast


Guest: The Rt. Hon. Malcolm MacDonald
Chairman: K. S. Shelvankar
Producer: Derek Holroyde

: The News

: The Concert Artists' Association Annual Dinner 1960

President, Jack Warner
Chairman, Elton Hayes
Other speakers include: Catherine Boyle, Jimmy Edwards, Alan Melville
Introduced by Alex Macintosh.
A BBC film of the Dinner held at the Park Lane Hotel last Sunday.

10.16-10.45 View: The weekly programme of the South and West.


President: Jack Warner
Chairman: Elton Hayes
Speaker: Catherine Boyle
Speaker: Jimmy Edwards
Speaker: Alan Melville
Presenter: Alex Macintosh
Presented by: Bill Parry Jones

: Late Night News

: Late Night Final

Evening Prayers conducted by The Rev. Kenneth Slack.

10.50-11.6 A filmed Rugby report on South Western Counties v. the South African Touring Team.
11.6-11.10 Evening Prayers led by the Rev. Noel Calvin.
11.10-11.12 The Weather
11.12-11.22 Party Political Broadcast (Sound only)


Prayers conducted by (Late Night Final): The Rev. Kenneth Slack
Prayers led by (Evening Prayers): The Rev. Noel Calvin

: The Weather

: The Future Abroad

The Earl of Home, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
A party political broadcast on behalf of the Conservative and Unionist Party
Recording of the broadcast in the Home Service at 10.10 p.m.
(Sound only)

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