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: Pure Mathematics: Programme 4

Previously shown on Wednesday
(to 10.00)

: Signpost: Fish for Tea: 2: What Happens at Lowestoft

How fish comes from the sea to the fishmonger's shop.
Previously shown on Thursday
(to 10.25)

: Spotlight

for Schools
Previously shown on Thursday
(to 11.25)

: A Year in the Country: Stone for Building

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.55)

: Newyddion

News in Welsh.
(Welsh transmitters and 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 cinio
Y cyflwyno, Owen Edwards Y cynhyrchu.
Ifor Rees, Jack Williams Y golygydd, Nan Davies
Today: a topical magazine.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: The News

: Let's Imagine: Behind the Market Stalls

In and around Shepherd's Bush.


Film editor: John Nash
Cameraman: James Court
Arranged and directed by: Anne-Marie Gardner-Stewart

: Pioneers of Social Change: 2: Edwin Chadwick

Previously shown on Monday

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the very young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
BBC film
(to 14.45)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Racing: The Ascot Heath Meeting

3.30 Princess Royal Stakes over H miles

4.0 Bracknell Nursery Stakes over 7 furlongs

4.30 Royal Lodge Stakes over the Old Mile

(to 16.35)


Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator: Clive Graham
Television presentation: Dennis Monger

: Gamble for a Throne: 6: Death of a Dictator

by Henry Garnett.
A second chance to see this serial in six episodes adapted by Barbara S. Harper.


Author: Henry Garnett
Adapter: Barbara S. Harper
Fight arranger: Peter Diamond
Costumes supervised by: Dorothea Wallace
Make-up supervised by: Cherry Alston
Film cameraman: Douglas Wolfe
Film editor: Ivor Dunkerton
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Producer: David Goddard
Peter Marshall: Barry Letts
Jeremy Rushwick: Richard Palmer
Phoebe: Hilary Mason
Col Rushwick: Colin Douglas
Damaris: Katy Wild
Innkeeper: Joe Greig
One-Armed Tom: Reginald Barratt
Stephen Elkin: John Bonney
Roundhead Captain: George Rutland
Kay Chance: Annika Wills
Habakkuk Capstick: John Woodnutt
Gaoler: Nigel Arkwright
Father Anthony: Derek Smee
Tower Guard: Hedger Wallace
Roundhead Troopers.: Peter Diamond
Roundhead Troopers: Denis Cleary
Roundhead Troopers: Lesley Crawford
Roundhead Troopers: Fred Haggerty
Roundhead Troopers: Arthur Howells
Roundhead Troopers: Laurie Taylor
Seamen: Bill Sawyer
Seamen: Jeremy Howes
Seamen: Roy Vincents

: What's New: The New Ships

Peter West looks at the latest inventions and ideas making news in science and industry, and shows how they work.
This week: The New Ships
An Outside Broadcast from the Port of London.
with Judith Chalmers, David Dimbleby, John West


Presenter: Peter West
Reporter: Judith Chalmers
Reporter: David Dimbleby
Reporter: John West
Research: Julia Cave
Research: Joanne Symons
Film editor: Alan Martin
Edited and produced by: Brian Robins

: 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

: Gardening Club: Autumn work in the Gardening Club Garden

Percy Thrower with Fred Saunders

Soil improvement with green manuring-to be dug in when winter digging starts
Six of the best among michaelmas daisies-for edging and borders shown by Percy Picton, Malvern, Worcestershire.
From the Midlands


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: Fred Saunders
Guest: Percy Picton
Producer: Paul Morby

: 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
Designer: Ridley Scott
Associate producer: Ned Sherrin
Associate producer: Elizabeth Cowley
Assistant editor: Gordon Watkins
Assistant editor: Peter Batty
Editor: Antony Jay

: Headline News

: The Net: 5: The Weekend Fliers

by Wilfred Greatorex.
A round-the-clock vigil is kept on Britain's ports and airfields by the men of H.M. Immigration Service.
A series of six dramatised documentaries
From the Midlands


Writer: Wilfred Greatorex
Producer: Christopher Barry
Music: Ron Grainer
Film sequences - cameraman: Stewart A. Farnell
Film sequences - editor: Eddy Le Lorrain
Designer: Charles Carroll

: International Amateur Athletics: England v. Finland and England v. Holland

A men's team from Finland and a women's team from Holland come to the White City Stadium, London, to take part in this double international event.
Organised by the A.A.A. and the W.A.A.A. in conjunction with the News of the World


Commentator: Max Robertson
Commentator: Norris McWhirter
Television presentation: Humphrey Fisher

: Citizen James: The Reporter

Written by Sid Green and Dick Hills.
Starring Sidney James
with Sydney Tafler
featuring William Kendall, John Glyn-Jones, Noel Hood, Priscilla Morgan, Frank Williams, George Tovey


Writer: Sid Green
Writer: Dick Hills
Incidental music: Gordon Franks
Designer: John Cooper
Producer: Ronald Marsh
Sid James: Sidney James
Charlie Davenport: Sydney Tafler
[Actor]: William Kendall
[Actor]: John Glyn-Jones
[Actress]: Noel Hood
[Actress]: Priscilla Morgan
[Actor]: Frank Williams
[Actor]: George Tovey

: The News

: Son of the House

by Leyshon Williams.
with Hugh David, Edward Evans


Writer: Leyshon Williams
Producer: Dafydd Gruffydd
Designer: Alan Taylor
Ted Hughes: Hugh David
Judith: Shirley Cain
Scott: Trevor Reid
John Hughes: Edward Evans
Ben: Talfryn Thomas
Syd: Bill Meilen
Mari Hughes: Gwyneth Owen
Will: Ray Smith
Uncle Gwilym: Ieuan Rhys Williams
A Pensioner: Norman Wynne

: Pan Fo'r Lleuad Uwchben

Iona Jones yn cyflwyno awr hamddenol o fiwsig a chan
Ball an hour of music and song.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)
(to 23.15)

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