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: The Restless Atom: 8: Fission

for Schools
First shown on Monday
(to 10.30)

: Going to Work: 8: Stonemason

BBC programme for Schools
First shown on Monday
(to 11.25)

: Natural History: Mammals in Britain: 3: Squirrels

Maxwell Knight introduces the red and American grey squirrels, and talks about their different ways of life.
for Schools
First shown in January 1959
Repeated on Wednesday at 10.5 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Maxwell Knight
Producer: Eric Simms

: Newyddion

News in Welsh.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Heddiw

Edrych ar y byd a'i bethau Cwrdd A phobl
Ymweld A lleoedd Ymdrin A phynciau yng nghwmni OWEN EDWARDS Gwaith ymchwil, Harri Gwynn Rhaglen ddyddiol dan ofal IFOR REES, JACK Williams
Today: a topical magazine.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


Unknown: Harri Gwynn
Unknown: Jack Williams

: The News

: Home at One-Thirty

with Rosemary McRobert and Paul Maxwell.

A review of some 1962 models.

You and the Law: Adopting a child
Dudley Perkins

Suggestions for new Wall Coverings
John Siddeley

Fashion Round the Clock


Presenter: Rosemary McRobert
Presenter: Paul Maxwell
Item presenter (You and the Law): Dudley Perkins
Item presenter (Suggestions for new Wall Coverings): John Siddeley
Editor: Ann Shead

: Television Club: On the Farm

Written and produced by Alan Hancock.
Introduced by Windsor Davies.
This week the Wade Family are On the Farm.
BBC programme for Schools


Writer/Producer: Alan Hancock
Presenter: Windsor Davies
Film cameraman: John Turner
Film editor: Michael Johns
Mr Wade: Bernard Kay
Mrs Wade: Jean Alexander
Janet Wade: Linda Grange
Cliff Wade: Colin Spaull
Mr Roberts: Trevor Martin
Mr Blakeley: Richard Butler

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children.
BBC film


Narrator: Maria Bird

: Racing from Cheltenham: The National Hunt Meeting

2.50 National Hunt Two Mile Champion Steeplechase of 2,000 sovereigns added to a sweepstakes

3.30 National Hunt Steeplechase of 2,000 sovereigns added to a sweepstakes over four miles

4.5 National Hunt Handicap Steeplechase
A plate of 2.000 sovereigns over three miles and a few yards continued in next column

4.40 Gloucestershire Hurdle Race (Division 2)
A plate of 2,000 sovereigns over two miles and 100 yards

Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the paddock before each race.
See page 27
(to 16.50)


Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Paddock commentator: Clive Graham
Presented for television by: Barrie Edgar

: Cristobal and Company: Part 3: Quiet Picnic

Written by Alan Poirier.
English version by Alan Adair.
With Achille Zavatta as Cristobal
The three friends go on a picnic to the Ermoneville forest, with unexpected results.


Writer: Alan Poirier
English version by: Alan Adair
Director: Jean Bacque
Cristobal: Achille Zavatta

: What's New?

Peter West brings into camera each week some of the new inventions and new ideas which are changing the way we live.
Reporters: Polly Elwes, David Dimbleby, Brian Johnston


Presenter: Peter West
Reporter: Polly Elwes
Reporter: David Dimbleby
Reporter: Brian Johnston
Script: Michael Williams
Research: Joanne Symons
Edited and produced by: Brian Robins

: The News

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England followed by The Weather.

News from the South and Weather

: The White Heather Club

Your host, Andy Stewart introduces Moira Anderson, James Urquhart, Dixie Ingram,
Harry Carmichael
The Aeolian Singers
Conductor, Anne Wiseman
The White Heather Dancers and Ian Powrie and his Band.
From Scotland


Presenter: Andy Stewart
Singer: Moira Anderson
Singer: James Urquhart
Dancer: Dixie Ingram
Pianist: Harry Carmichael
Singers: The Aeolian Singers
[Singers] conductor: Anne Wiseman
Dancers: The White Heather Dancers
Dance director: Jack Cooper
Musicians: Ian Powrie and his Band
Designer: Douglas Duncan
Producer: Iain MacFadyen

: Tonight

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


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Singer: Robin Hall
Singer/guitarist: Jimmie Macgregor
Editor: Alasdair Milne

: Headline News

: Compact: The Party

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Sir Charles gives a party at the office to celebrate the success of Compact. Each member of the staff is invited to bring a partner.


Writer: Hazel Adair
Writer: Peter Ling
Designer: John Cooper
Costume Supervisor: Olive Harris
Producer: Alan Bromly
Director: Vere Lorrimer
Workman: James Beck
Kay: Justine Lord
Richard: Moray Watson
Joanne: Jean Harvey
Maggie: Sonia Graham
Clancey: Ann Morrish
Shirley: Irene French
Ruth: Anna Castaldini
Sally: Monica Evans
Iris: Louise Dunn
Alison: Betty Cooper
Mrs Rubens: Brenda Dunrich
Paul Constantine: Tony Wright
Lily: Marcia Ashton
Mr Kipling: Blake Butler
Alec: Leo Maguire
Jimmy: Nicholas Selby
Mark: Gareth Davies
Sir Charles: Newton Blick
Babbage: Donald Morley
Alice Best: June Monkhouse

: Sykes and a Haunting

Written by Eric Sykes.
Starring Eric Sykes
featuring Hattie Jacques
with Dick Emery and Tony Veale


Writer: Eric Sykes
Incidental music: Gordon Franks
Designer: Roger Andrews
Director: Sydney Lotterby
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson
Eric: Eric Sykes
Hattie Sykes: Hattie Jacques
Bus Conductor: Dick Emery
Passenger: Tony Veale

: Z Cars: No. 11: Jail Break

by Troy Kennedy Martin.
There are two young constables in each car, ready to deal with trouble as it happens.


Writer: Troy Kennedy Martin
Director: John Moxey
Designer: Roy Oxley
Film sequences - Cameraman: Peter Sargent
Film sequences - Editor: Ian Callaway
Script Editor: John Hopkins
Producer: David E. Rose

: The News

: Savage Paradise

A film about New Guinea showing tropical rain-forests with birds and animals, mountains and high grasslands with stone-age humans and a death cult.
Presented for television by the BBC Natural History Unit
See page 27


Narrator: Peter Scott
Film produced by: Eugen Schuhmacher

: International Concert Hall

Samson Francois plays Ravel's Piano Concerto in G major with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Led by John Ronayne
Conducted by John Pritchard before an invited audience.
The programme also includes Ravel's Bolero.


Pianist: Samson Francois
Musicians: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
[Orchestra] led by: John Ronayne
[Orchestra] conducted by: John Pritchard
Presented by: Walter Todds

: Late Night News

followed by The Weather; Close Down

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