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: Pure Mathematics: Programme 23

A course running through the academic year.
For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday 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 accompany this series, a specially prepared booklet, containing examples and explanatory notes, can be obtained by sending a postal order for 8d. to BBC Publications, [address removed]
(to 10.25)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: David Roseveare

: Looking at Britain: A Plain: The Fens

What was once a waste of wind-blown reed has been made, by engineers and farmers, into one of the richest farming lands in the world.
Introduced by Geoffrey Johnson Smith, M.P.
BBC film for Schools
First shown in January 1961
Repeated on Friday at 2.5 p.m.
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Filmed by: Alan Jonas
Film editor: Barry Toovey
Producer: Tim Slessor

: For Sixth Forms: Science serves the Arts: 2: The Anatomy of Painting

Many modern art galleries have their own laboratories. Here scientific techniques are used to probe beneath the surface of old paintings and rediscover the methods and materials used by the masters of the past.
Michael Heckford shows some examples of these techniques and explains how a modern artist uses the technical advances of his own times to help him broaden the scope of his work.
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 10.5 a.m.
See page 18
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Michael Heckford
Producer: Lawrie Lawler

: 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 cyflwynydd, Owen Edwards
Y cynhyrchu, Ifor Rees, Myrfyn Owen, Geraint Jones
Y golygydd, Nan Davies
Today: a topical magazine.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: The News

: Table Talk

Comment; Controversy; Conversation on issues of the day.
A Monday meeting for people of opinions with Erskine Childers.


Panellist: Erskine Childers
Director: Richard Francis
Producer: Monica Sims

: Going to Work

Introduced by Peter West.
Many girls want a job as a hairdresser when they leave school. What is the training like, and what are the prospects?
BBC programme for Schools


Presenter: Peter West
Film cameraman: James Court
Film editor: John Griffiths
Producer: Peter Scroggs
Producer: Peter Montagnon

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the very young
Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.
BBC film
(to 14.45)


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Blue Peter

Christopher Trace and Valerie Singleton introduce a magazine programme for younger viewers.
Los Valldemosa
with songs from round the world
Building a Model Farm: The farmhouse, outhouses, and barns


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Band: Los Valldemosa
Producer: Biddy Baxter

: William and the Parrots

by Richmal Crompton.
Adapted for television by C. E. Webber.
Another chance to see how William becomes an 'animal lekcherer'.


Author: Richmal Crompton
Adapter: C. E. Webber
Producer: Leonard Chase
Film cameraman: Peter Hamilton
Film editor: Roy Fry
Designer: Austen L. Spriggs
William: Dennis Waterman
Ginger: Christopher Witty
Douglas: Carlo Cura
Henry: Bobby Bannerman
Ethel: Suzanne Neve
Hector: Harvey Hall
George: David MacMillan
Mrs Brown: Patricia Marmont
Tramp: Rex Rashley

: 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

: Wells Fargo: Day of Judgment

The exciting adventures of the famous Western Stagecoach Service.
Starring Dale Robertson

Hard on the trail of a wanted man, Jim Hardie discovers that he too is being followed. Later he finds himself in the unenviable position of trying to protect the outlaw from his pursuer.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Macdonald Hastings, Julian Pettifer, Brian Redhead and The Countrymen.


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
Band: The Countrymen
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

: What's My Line?

Chairman, Eamonn Andrews
Panel: Isobel Barnett, Barbara Kelly, David Nixon, Gerald Nabarro, M.P. and a mystery guest celebrity.
Televised by arrangement with C.B.S.


Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Panellist: Isobel Barnett
Panellist: Barbara Kelly
Panellist: David Nixon
Panellist: Gerald Nabarro
Research and direction: Rosamund Davies
Producer: Richard Evans
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman

: The Lucy Show: Lucy Misplaces $2,000

A new comedy film series of family life with never a dull moment.
Starring Lucille Ball
with Vivian Vance, Dick Martin, Candy Moore, Jimmy Garrett, Ralph Hart

Lucy misplaces $2,000 ...and gives her bank manager run for his money.


Lucy Carmichael: Lucille Ball
Vivian Bagley: Vivian Vance
Harry Conners: Dick Martin
Chris Carmichael: Candy Moore
Jerry Carmichael: Jimmy Garrett
Sherman Bagley: Ralph Hart

: Panorama

The Window on the World
Panorama cameras look at People-Places-Problems that make news.
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with reports from Panorama's regular team of commentators Robin Day, Roderick MacFarquhar, John Morgan, James Mossman.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Reporter: Roderick MacFarquhar
Reporter: John Morgan
Reporter: James Mossman
Associate producer: Christopher Railing
Associate producer: David J. Webster
Assistant editor: Norman Swallow
Editor: Paul Fox

: Points of View

with Robert Robinson
A quick 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

: The News

: Suspense: A Ride in a Pram

by Barry Thomas.
with Gwen Watford

Terry Watkin had always wanted a murder in his area but not quite the way it actually happened.


Writer: Barry Thomas
Producer: Dafydd Gruffydd
Designer: Alan Taylor
Madoc Rees: Emrys Leyshon
Nan Watkin: Gwen Watford
Det-Sgt Terry Watkin: David Morrell
Dolly Evans: Rhoda Lewis
Davies: Eirion Wyn Jones
Window cleaner: Bill Meilen

: Dancing Club

presenting Victor Silvester
and featuring the Ballroom Orchestra
Directed by Victor Silvester Jnr.
Leader, Oscar Grasso
from the Carlton Ballroom, London.
Demonstrations by Anthony Hurley and Fay Saxton, Ron Brandon and Carol Burrage, The Billy Martin Latin-American Formation Team from Liverpool.

The All Britain Dancing Contest
Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson: The Bossa Nova assisted by Molly Mackenzie and The Frank and Peggy Spencer Dancers
Hostess, Rosalie Ashley


Musicians: The Ballroom Orchestra
[Orchestra] directed by: Victor Silvester Jnr.
[Orchestra] leader: Oscar Grasso
Dancer: Anthony Hurley
Dancer: Fay Saxton
Dancer: Ron Brandon
Dancer: Carol Burrage
Formation dancers: The Billy Martin Latin-American Formation Team
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Victor Silvester
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Molly Mackenzie
Dancers (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): The Frank and Peggy Spencer Dancers
Hostess: Rosalie Ashley
Producer: Bryan Cowgill

: Late Night News

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