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: Pure Mathematics: Programme 21

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.00)

: Pure Mathematics: Programme 22

A course running through the academic year.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 9.40 a.m.

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 10.25)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: David Roseveare

: Engineering Science: 12: The Electric Current

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 10.55)

: Television Club: The School Pantomime

Windsor Davies introduces The School Pantomime
For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Windsor Davies

: Discovering Science: Warming Water

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.55)

: 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: Men and Microbes: 1: Looking at Microbes

Introduced by David Gall.
For Schools


Presenter: David Gall
Film editor: Jesse Palmer
Producer: Michael Totton

: 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
BBC film
(to 14.45)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins

: The Magic Shoes

A mime play for deaf children devised by Pat Keysall and acted by members of the Royal National Institute for the Deaf Mime Group.
Stitch the shoemaker was kind and hardworking, but other people always wanted to get his work for nothing. In fact, poor Stitch nearly starved, until one day his money-till started to make magic and then strange things happened to his customers.
Programme arranged in co-operation with the Royal National Institute for the Deaf.


Devised by: Pat Keysall
Music specially written by: Roger Fiske
Producer: Tony Arnold
Stitch, a shoemaker: Eric Whitham
Sly, the pedlar: Roy Sheldrick
Mrs Haughty: Winifred Marshall
Hamlyn, her son: Graeme Munro
Mrs Fidget: Gwendoline Watford
Fiona, her daughter: Alexandra Fox
The magic helper: Jaqueline Dickson

: Hobbies Club: Photography: 3

John West and Judith Chalmers show you how to create with your camera when taking pictures in the winter.


Presenter: John West
Presenter: Judith Chalmers
Director: Derek Trimby
Producer: Tony Arnold

: That's the Style: Judo

Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler.

One of the most popular sports in Britain is the ancient and skilful art of Judo. Today, Trevor Leggett, Europe's leading expert, shows you the right style for success. His class includes young members of the Renshuden Club.


Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Judo expert: Trevor Leggett
Editor: Lawrie Higgins
Presented by: Richard Tilling

: The News

: Town and Around

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


Presenter: Michael Aspel

: Bucknell's House: 33

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

Some of the rooms are now ready for the final touches-pelmets and curtains, new floor covering and new skirting boards; and the long, steady operation of wallpapering continues. There is a new idea for a warm floor in the front bedroom of the basement flat, and the basement hall can now be completed with cupboards and a door made of transparent plastic.


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

: Tonight

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


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Brian Redhead
Singer: Robin Hall
Singer/guitarist: Jimmie Macgregor
Associate producer: Elizabeth Cowley
Associate producer: Jack Gold
Associate producer: Derrick Amoore
Associate producer: Kevin Billington
Assistant editor: Gordon Watkins
Assistant editor: Peter Batty
Editor: Antony Jay

: Headline News

: Look: Animals and Their Young: 1: Becoming a Parent

Written and produced by Eileen Molony.
Introduced by Peter Scott.
Reproduction and parental care take wonderfully varied forms. The mud dauber wasp never sees her young but, acting by instinct only, seals up a living caterpillar for her grub to feed on. The higher mammals respond to their young in complicated ways and care for them for weeks and even for years.
The programme deals with three stages of parental care-preparation for birth, birth, and feeding the young.
From the West


Writer/Producer: Eileen Molony
Presenter: Peter Scott
Editor: Jim Tobin

: Z Cars: Five and a Match

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

Export cigarettes are being imported into the Newtown area. Lynch and Steele pick up some fag-ends of information.


Writer: John Hopkins
Director: Shaun Sutton
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Film sequences - Cameraman: Charles Lagus
Film sequences - Editor: Ian Callaway
Producer: David E. Rose
PC Lynch: James Ellis
PC Steele: Jeremy Kemp

: Sportsview

Introduced by Peter Dimmock.
presenting News-Action-Personalities
Tonight's programme includes

Cricket: The Third Test: Australia v. England
Film of the match at Sydney.

and all the latest sports news


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Editor: Leslie Kettley
Assistant editor: Phil Pilley
Presented by: Alec Weeks

: The News

: Out of Bounds

Recorded scenes from the new comedy by Arthur Watkyn at Wyndham's Theatre, London.
Starring Michael Redgrave
with Pauline Jameson, Charles Heslop, Anton Diffring
Televised by arrangement with Henry Sherek


Writer: Arthur Watkyn
Designer: Hutchinson Scott
Director: Harold French
Presented for television by: John Vernon
Purdie: Graham Armitage
Sir Gerald Blythe, K.C.B.: A.J. Brown
Miss Vaughan: Pauline Jameson
Lancelot Dodd, M.A.: Michael Redgrave
Toni: Michael Bates
Al Miller: Peter Stephens
Mr Bland: Lionel Gamlin
Aubrey Glenville: Charles Heslop
Budge Herman: Michael Balfour
Anton Lesch: Anton Diffring

: Cubism and After: 2: A Sum of Destructions

Written by David Sylvester and Michael Gill.

Modern art has been the destroyer of many accepted conventions in painting and sculpture. The style known as Cubism, which came into being 50-odd years ago, has been the chief agent of destruction. Pablo Picasso, one of the original Cubists, has remained in the forefront of the shock troops of modern art.
BBC film

10.10-10.40 In View: Paper Roots: an account of a country newspaper.
(Rowridge, Brighton)

10.10-10.40 Farming Club: for East Anglia


Writer: David Sylvester
Writer/producer: Michael Gill
Narrator: Frank Duncan
Reader: Patrick Troughton
Film editor: Jesse Palmer

: Late Night News

: Campau

Bwrw golwg ar chwaraeon ledled Cymru gyda
Y cyflwyno gan Carwyn James Y cynhyrchu gan Tom Davies
Welsh sports programme.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)
(to 23.22)

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