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: People of Many Lands: Summer in Iceland

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 10.00)

: For Sixth Forms: Cubism and After: 1: Departures

BBC film
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.30)

: Engineering Science: 5: Moments and Torque

First shown on Tuesday
(to 10.55)

: Science and Life: 6: The Telephone

Previously shown on Wednesday
(to 11.25)

: Signpost: Exploring the Antarctic: 2: Antarctica Today

David Stratton and Christopher Trace talk about the Trans-Antarctic Expedition and about life and work in the Antarctic today.
For Schools

First shown on October 25
Repeated on Friday at 10.5 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Guest: David Stratton
Presenter: Christopher Trace
Film editor: Jess Palmer
Producer: Carol Goodman

: 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

: Racing at Aintree

See panel
(to 13.55)

: Spotlight

People-Politics-Problems in the news
A topical programme for older children.
BBC programme for Schools
Repeated on Friday at 11.5 a.m.
The subject for next week will be announced at the end of this programme.


Film editor: Sheila S. Tomlinson
Producer: Colin Nears

: Interval

: Racing at Aintree

See panel
(to 15.25)

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the very young
BBC film

: Eartha Kitt

tells the story of The Three Happy Lions by Louise Fatio.


Author: Louise Fatio
Storyteller: Eartha Kitt
Presented by: Edward Barnes

: Playbox

opened by Eamonn Andrews assisted by Tony Hart.
The Inter-Regional Quiz Championship
This week's team: Scotland

Brief Cases
by Michael Meath.

Wensley Pithey is appearing in Photo Finish at the Saville Theatre, London


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Presenter/artist: Tony Hart
Producer: John Furness
Writer (Brief Cases): Michael Meath
Barrington Blizard, Q.C.: Wensley Pithey
Samuel Logan: Ivor Salter

: 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

: The White Heather Club

Your host, Andy Stewart introduces Norma Cairns, James Urquhart, Dixie Ingram, Harry Carmichael, The White Heather Dancers and Jimmy Shand and his Band.


Presenter: Andy Stewart
Singer: Norma Cairns
Singer: James Urquhart
Dancer: Dixie Ingram
Pianist: Harry Carmichael
Dancers: The White Heather Dancers
Dance director: Jack Cooper
Musicians: Jimmy Shand and his Band
Designer: Douglas Duncan
Producer: Iain MacFadyen

: Tonight

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


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Polly Elwes
Musicians: 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

: Compact: Point of Departure

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Joanne decides that astrology is far from being an exact science. For Lois, an unexpected event brings happiness - but when Ian finally meets his mysterious visitor, he faces a major problem.
See page 37


Writer: Hazel Adair
Writer: Peter Ling
Designer: Andree Welstead
Costume supervisor: Olive Harris
Producer: Douglas Allen
Director: Kenneth Milne-Buckley
Joanne: Jean Harvey
Max Royan: Richard Burrell
Jackie: Elizabeth Proud
Mrs Adamson: Pamela Pitchford
Bryan: Keith Buckley
Iris: Louise Dunn
Copper: Mandy Miller
Ian: Ronald Allen
Janet: Christine Pollon
Stan Millet: Johnny Wade
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Clare: Janet Hargreaves
Lois: Dawn Beret
Alison: Betty Cooper
Mike: Clinton Greyn
Mark: Gareth Davies
Vic Vandervell: Paul Carpenter
The visitor: Margaret Rawlings

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: Behind Closed Doors

by A. J. Cronin.
Dramatised by Harry Green.
Starring Barbara Mullen, Andrew Cruickshank
with Bill Simpson as Alan Finlay
Guest stars: Barbara Couper, Jane Asher
See page 37


Author: A. J. Cronin
Dramatised by: Harry Green
Producer: Cedric Messina
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Film cameraman: Peter Hamilton
Film editor: Kenneth Ashton
Costume supervisor: Joyce Maken
Make-up supervisor: Shirley Rowlands
Associate: Graham Stewart
Dr Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Dr Alan Finlay: Bill Simpson
Rab Lennox: Gerard Slevin
Mattie Lennox: Jane Asher
Hughie Lennox: John Pike
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Sergeant Renfrew: Philip Ray
Sandy: Peter Sinclair
Miss Scobie: Barbara Couper
Miss Hester Scobie: Betty Hardy
Dr Snoddie: Eric Woodburn
Dr Hamish Robertson: Tom Watson
Mary Davidson: Geraldine Newman
Flora: Hilary Paterson

: It's A Square World

says Michael Bentine
echoed by Dick Emery
endorsed by Frank Thornton, Leon Thau, Len Lowe, Janette Rowsell
Devised and written by Michael Bentine and John Law.

Cartoon film by Biographic Cartoon Films Ltd.


Devised and written by: Michael Bentine
Devised and written by: John Law
Incidental music: Ron Grainer
Musicians: Square Seven
Square Seven directed by: Albert Hall
Designer: George Djurkovic
Producer: John Street
Comedian: Michael Bentine
[Actor]: Dick Emery
[Actor]: Frank Thornton
[Actor]: Leon Thau
[Actor]: Len Lowe
[Actress]: Janette Rowsell

: The News

: Points of View

with Robert Robinson
A further look at points from the week's post.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: International Boxing: A.B.A. v. U.S.S.R.

(See panel)

Tonight at the Empire Pool and Sports Arena, Wembley, England's Amateur boxers face Europe's strongest opposition

BBC Outside Broadcast cameras bring you a ringside view of some of the main bouts in this international contest


Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Presented for television by: Alan Chivers

: Late Night News

: Late Night Final

Evening prayers conducted by The Rev. Canon Edward Carpenter.


Conductor: The Rev. Canon Edward Carpenter

: The International Dancing Championships of 1962

Direct from the Royal Albert Hall
Including The Amateur Grand Final, The Professional Grand Final and The Duel of the Giants
Dancing to the music of Victor Silvester and Edmundo Ros and their Orchestras.


Musicians: Victor Silvester and his Orchestra
Musicians: Edmundo Ros and his Orchestra
Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: Elsa Wells
Presented for television by: John Vernon

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