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: Pure Mathematics: Programme 11

Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.00)

: Pure Mathematics: Programme 12

For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 9.40 a.m.
(to 10.25)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Engineering Science: 5: Moments and Torque

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 10.55)

: The Caucasian Chalk Circle

by Bertolt Brecht.
An introduction by James Grout to next week's production.
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.35)


Author: Bertolt Brecht
Presenter: James Grout

: Discovering Science: Fuels and Burning

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 12.00)

: Newyddion

News in Welsh.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Heddiw

Today: a Welsh topical magazine.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: The News

: Wednesday Magazine

Keep in touch with likely people and lively Ideas in the arts, entertainment and the world at large with David Jacobs.


Presenter: David Jacobs
Production assistant: Iris Furlong
Director: Sheila Innes
Producer: Richard Francis

: Science and Life: 6: The Telephone

The first of a series of programmes on communications.
Introduced by John West and Meryl O'Keeffe.
For Schools
First shown on October 24


Presenter: John West
Presenter: Meryl O'Keeffe
Director: Barbara Parker
Producer: John Braybon

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the very young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
BBC film
(to 14.45)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: Picture Time


The Adventures of the Chick and the Fox
A cartoon film from Poland.
A chick strays too far from home, and has a narrow escape.

The Little Goat
A Russian cartoon film.
Separated from his family, a baby goat is stranded on an island, but eventually reaches home safe and sound.

Captain Pugwash: Firework Party
An animated cartoon written and drawn by John Ryan.
A second showing of Firework Party
Storyteller, Peter Hawkins


Writer/artist (Captain Pugwash): John Ryan
Narrator/voices (Captain Pugwash): Peter Hawkins
Presented by (Captain Pugwash): Gordon Murray

: Wells Fargo: The Easterner

A second showing of The Easterner
Starring Dale Robertson

The tough Westerners laugh at the dandified Eastern lawyer travelling in the stage coach but Jim Hardie soon finds out Lh-he can stand up for himself.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: 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

: Bucknell's House: 23

Barry Bucknell's weekly TV do-it-yourself guide to improvements in the home.

One of the most difficult things for an amateur to do is to re-plaster a wall. But nowadays, with plain and covered plasterboards to help him, he doesn't have to. You can stick the boards to the wall direct (in that case how do you line them up?) or you can nail them on to wooden battens (which allows you to put insulating material between yourself and the outside world).


Presenter: Barry Bucknell
Music played by: Tommy Reilly
Music played by: Roland Harker
Producer: Stanley Hyland

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott,
Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings and The Countrymen.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Band: The Countrymen
Associate producer: Ned Sherrin
Associate producer: Elizabeth Cowley
Associate producer: Jack Gold
Associate producer: Derrick Amoore
Associate producer: Michael Tuchner
Assistant editor: Gordon Watkins
Assistant editor: Peter Batty
Editor: Antony Jay

: Headline News

: Z Cars: The Thin Girl

by Allan Prior.
There are two young constables in each car, ready to deal with trouble as it happens.

A neat operation in car-stealing begins to go wrong when the thief tries mixing business with pleasure.


Writer: Allan Prior
Director: Eric Hills
Film sequences - Cameraman: Peter Sargent
Film sequences - Editor: Ian Callaway
Script Editor: John Hopkins
Case-book material: William Prendergast
Producer: David E. Rose

: Sportsview

Introduced by Peter Dimmock.
Tonight's programme includes:
International Football: The Football League v. The Irish League
BBC-tv Outside Broadcast cameras are at Carrow Road, Norwich, for the whole of the second half of tonight's big match.

All the latest sports news.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Commentator (International Football): Kenneth Wolstenholme
Presented for television by (International Football): Philip Lewis
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Editor: Leslie Kettley
Assistant editor: Phil Pilley
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: The News

: Zero One: Donovan's Disaster

Call sign of International Air Security
A film series.
with Guest star, John Turner
Produced by MGM-TV in association with the BBC
See page 30


Teleplay by: Lewis Davidson
Producer: Lawrence P. Bachmann
Director: Pennington Richards
Associate producer: Aida Young
Alan Garnett: Nigel Patrick
Donovan: Patrick McAlinney
O'Brian: John Turner
Jimmy Delaney: Bill Smith
Maya: Katya Douglas
Teresa: Diane Aubrey

: On Safari with Armand and Michaela Denis: Zambesi

Every year thousands of tourists visit the Victoria Falls on the Zambesi river. Thousands more visit the souvenir shops where the demand for 'African art' has outstripped the supply.
A new film series
From the West
See page 31


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

: Bookstand: Writers and Writing: The Poet's Voice

This edition is mainly devoted to the poetry of W.H. Auden.
Taking part are: W.H. Auden, A. Alvarez and William Empson.

10.15-10.45 In View: The Bashers build a Bonfire. The story of a Bristol bonfire gang.
(Rowridge, Brighton)

10.15-10.45 'Scan' looks at life for the Midlands.


Subject/poet: W.H. Auden
Poet: A. Alvarez
Poet: William Empson
Producer: Christopher Burstall

: Faces in the Street

A documentary film from Australia.
A lively impression of the streets of Sydney, and a candid view of some of the people who walk along them.

: Late Night News

: Campau

Bwrw golwg ar chwaraeon ledled Cymru gyda
Y cyfiwyno gan CARWYN JAMES
Y cynhyrchu gan TOM DAVIES
Welsh sports programme.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


Unknown: Carwyn James
Unknown: Tom Davies

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