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: Pure Mathematics: Programme 1

A course running through the academic year.
For Schools
This course consists of two consecutive weekly broadcasts at 10.5 a.m. on Monday and Wednesday, repeated respectively at 9.40 a.m. on Wednesday and Friday.
To accompany this series, a specially prepared booklet (price 8d.) containing examples and explanatory notes, can be obtained from [address removed]
(to 10.25)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Pioneers of Social Change: 1: George Stephenson

Written by Norman Longmate.
A new series of programmes telling the stories of men and women who changed the world into which they were born.
for Schools
(to 11.25)


Writer: Norman Longmate
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Producer: Peter Scroggs

: For Sixth Forms: Greek Drama: Philoctetes

by Sophocles.
Bernard Williams introduces Philoctetes
(to 12.00)


Author: Sophocles
Presenter/Script: Bernard Williams
Script: Kenneth Cavander
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Producer: Ronald Eyre
Philoctetes: Richard Pasco
Odysseus: Alan MacNaughtan
Neoptolemos: Alan Howard
Helenos: Roger Bizley

: Newyddion

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

: Heddiw

Edrychwn ymhell ac yn agos Drwy ffilm a thrwy drafod
Daw Cymru a'r byd i'r aelwyd I'ch difyrru
Wrth eich cinlo
cyflwyno, Owen Edwards Y cynhyrchu,
Ifor Rees, Jack Williams
Y golygydd. Nan Davies
Today: a topical magazine.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Llanddona, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: The News

: Table Talk

Comment: Controversy: Conversation on issues of the day.
The first of another series of spontaneous discussions round the table.
with Erskine Childers and Douglas Robinson.


Panellist: Erskine Childers
Panellist: Douglas Robinson
Producer: Richard Francis

: Going to Work: 1: What Shall I Do?

Introduced by Peter West.
A job is more than a way to make money-or is it? This is just one of the questions argued over by Ricky, Trevor, and Elaine-fictitious teenagers with real problems.
for Schools


Presenter: Peter West
Designer: Gordon Roland
Script: John Wiles
Producer: Peter Montagnon

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the very young
BBC film
(to 14.45)

: Blue Peter

All Aboard! with Christopher Trace and Valerie Singleton in a magazine programme for younger viewers.
BBC Recording


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Valerie Singleton

: The Pocket Lancer: 4: A Million Pounds

Written and produced by Shaun Sutton.
Another chance to see the serial in four episodes.


Writer/Producer: Shaun Sutton
Film cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film editor: Ron de Mattos
Designer: Susan Spence
Timothy Bretwyn: Nicolas Clay
Rosie Trimmer: Barbara Leslie
Countess of Clarencourt: Joan Sanderson
Polly: Annabelle Lee
Captain Court-Bellingham: Barry Letts
Sergeant Finch: Derek Francis
John: Anthony Sagar
Albert Trimmer: Douglas Blackwell
Captain Bretwyn: Ian Shand

: The News

: Town and Around

A daily presentation of news and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Richard Baker.
followed by The Weather


Presenter: Richard Baker

: Good Companions

Introduced by Peter West from Birmingham.

Stanley Dangerfield gives some advice on Dog Training assisted by Goldie.

Tropical Fish with Bill Brown

R.A.F. Police Dog Trials

Bagot Wild Goats
Phil Drabble shows some of these unique animals.


Presenter: Peter West
Item presenter (Dog Training)/series edited by: Stanley Dangerfield
Item presenter (Tropical Fish): Bill Brown
Item presenter (Bagot Wild Goats): Phil Drabble
Producer: John McGonagle

: Points of View

with Alan Melville
A quick look at points from the week's post.
Next edition: Wednesday at 9.55 p.m.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Alan Melville

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Macdonald Hastings, Polly Elwes and Jenny Johnson.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Polly Elwes
Singer: Jenny Johnson
'Evelyn' by: Bernard Levin
'Evelyn' by: Tony Hawes
Designer: Ridley Scott
Associate Producer: Ned Sherrin
Associate Producer: Elizabeth Cowley
Assistant Editor: Gordon Watkins
Assistant Editor: Peter Batty
Editor: Antony Jay

: Headline News

: Ask Me Another

A general knowledge contest between
The Residents: Olive Stephens, Edward Moult, Reginald Webster
The Challengers: Christine Campbell-Thomson, Gervis Frere-Cook, Anthony Carr
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann
From the Midlands


Panellist (The Residents): Olive Stephens
Panellist (The Residents): Edward Moult
Panellist (The Residents): Reginald Webster
Panellist (The Challengers): Christine Campbell-Thomson
Panellist (The Challengers): Gervis Frere-Cook
Panellist (The Challengers): Anthony Carr
Chairman: Franklin Engelmann
Questions arranged and compiled by: John P. Wynn
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley

: The Rag Trade: The Italian Designer

Written by Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney.
A repeat order of The Italian Designer
Starring Peter Jones, Miriam Karlin, Reg Varney, Esma Cannon, Sheila Hancock
with Ann Beach, Barbara Windsor, Toni Palmer, Judy Carne, Rita Smythe, Melody O'Brian and featuring Paul Stassino.


Writer: Ronald Wolfe
Writer: Ronald Chesney
Incidental music: Gordon Franks
Designer: Malcolm Goulding
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson
Harold Fenner: Peter Jones
Paddy Fleming: Miriam Karlin
Reg Turner: Reg Varney
Lily Swann: Esma Cannon
Carole Taylor: Sheila Hancock
Brenda: Ann Beach
Gloria: Barbara Windsor
[Actress]: Toni Palmer
[Actress]: Judy Carne
Rita: Rita Smythe
[Actress]: Melody O'Brian
[Actor]: Paul Stassino

: The Commonwealth in London

An up-to-the-minute report on the present critical meeting of the Commonwealth Prime Ministers.


Producer: Christopher Ralling

: The News

: Studio 4 presents: Comrade Jacob

by David Caute.
Dramatised by Christopher Williams.
with Andrew Keir, John Woodnutt
and Kathleen Michael


Author: David Caute
Dramatised by: Christopher Williams
Producer: James MacTaggart
Designer: Tony Abbott
Winstanley: Andrew Keir
John Coulton: Raymond Ross
Haydon: Dan Meaden
Parson Platt: John Woodnutt
Lord General Fairfax: David Garth
Captain Gladman: Jerome Willis
Margaret Platt: Kathleen Michael
Colonel Rich: John Ringham
Will Starr: Douglas Storm
Midwife: Hilary Bays
Ned Sutton: Cameron Hall
Sutton's son: Howard Knight
Magistrate Rogers: Frederick Farley
Warder Roberts: Dallas Cavell
Mary Coulton: Elizabeth Wallace
Robert Coster: David Spenser
Judith Coster: Anne Lloyd

: Ballroom Dancing: England v. West Germany

Organised by Mecca Dancing

In conjunction with the Official Board of Ballroom Dancing

Peter West introduces four couples from each country competing in the Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Quick-step, Cha-Cha, Rhumba, and Samba and the Finals of the British Formation Team Contest for a special German trophy with Cyril Stapleton and his Band.
From the Lyceum Ballroom, London


Presenter: Peter West
Musicians: Cyril Stapleton and his Band
Arranged by: Eric Morley
Television presentation: Barrie Edgar

: Late Night News

followed by The Weather

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