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: Pure Mathematics: Programme 37

For Schools
(to 10.25)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Looking at Britain: A Major Port: Merseyside

A programme about the ships and cargoes of the second busiest port in Britain.
Introduced by Geoffrey Johnson Smith, M.P.
BBC film for Schools
First shown on March 13, 1961
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Filmed by: Ken Higgins
Film editor: Barry Toovey
Producer: Tim Slessor

: For Sixth Forms: Adaptation: 4: Adaptation and Evolution

Not only the structure of long-dead species but their behaviour can be deduced from fossil evidence.
In this programme John Attridge uses some examples of the 'terrible lizards', the Dinosaurs, to show how they adapted themselves during 130 million years of earth's history.
For Schools
(to 11.55)


Presenter: John Attridge
Producer: Lawrie Lawler

: Newyddion

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

: Heddiw

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

: The News

: Table Talk

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


Panellist: Erskine Childers
Producer: Richard Francis

: Going to Work: 9: Horticulture

Introduced by Peter West.
This is one of the most mechanised areas of agriculture. The School Film Unit looks at the work going on in a modern nursery in Hertfordshire.
BBC programme for Schools
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Peter West
Film cameraman: John Turner
Sound recordist: Norman Allen
Film editor: John Griffiths
Producer: Peter Montagnon

: 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.
Including -

Making a Model Zoo: Planning the lay-out

Ballet for Athletes
Boys from the Royal Ballet Junior School show how their gymnastic training helps them to become good dancers, and David Blair, Premier Danseur of the Royal Ballet, dances the male solo from Les Rendezvous.

In Search of a Unicorn: Part 2
by Edward and Anna Standon.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Dancer (Ballet for Athletes): David Blair
Script adviser (Ballet for Athletes): Peter Brinson
Writer (In Search of a Unicorn): Edward Standon
Writer (In Search of a Unicorn): Anna Standon
Producer: Biddy Baxter

: Bonehead: 1: Let's Pretend

Written and produced by Shaun Sutton.
Another chance to see some more criminal capers.
with Colin Douglas, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Douglas Blackwell
Previously shown on July 14. 1962


Writer/producer: Shaun Sutton
Film cameraman: Douglas Wolfe
Film cameraman: John McGlashan
Film editor: Ted Walter
Designer: Darrol Blake
Bonehead: Colin Douglas
Boss: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Happy: Douglas Blackwell
P.C. Trumper: Robert Perceval
Mr Popkiss: Reginald Barratt
Bert: Keith Rawlings
Bill: Alec Bregonzi
First P.C.: David Connell
Second P.C.: Graham Ashley

: 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: Diamond Dude

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

Jim Hardie has a worrying time escorting a diamond salesman, an Eastern dude who is quite oblivious to the dangers of the West.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: Tonight

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


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Brian Redhead
Associate producer: Jack Gold
Associate producer: Derrick Amoore
Associate producer: Kevin Billington
Associate producer: Dennis Edwards
Assistant editor: Elizabeth Cowley
Editor: Gordon Watkins

: Headline News

: What's My Line?

Chairman, Eamonn Andrews
Panel: Isobel Barnett, Barbara Kelly, David Nixon, Marshall Pugh 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: Marshall Pugh
Research and direction: Rosamund Davies
Producer: Richard Evans
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman

: The Lucy Show: Lucy Builds a Rumpus Room

A 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 Builds a Rumpus Room ...because two women in one kitchen can never agree.


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: Robin Day
Reporter: John Morgan
Reporter: James Mossman
Associate producer: Christopher Ralling
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.
Next edition: Friday at 6.45 p.m.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: The News

: Suspense: The Man on the Bicycle

by Patrick Hamilton.
Adapted by Barry Thomas from the radio play To the Public Danger.
"We've got to go back-we may have killed him...."


Author: Patrick Hamilton
Adapted by: Barry Thomas
Producer: Bill Duncalf
Designer: Lionel Radford
Film cameraman: Stewart A. Farnell
Film editor: Edward Le Lorrain
Cole: Kenneth Mackintosh
Reggie: Alan Browning
Stephen: Michael Blakemore
Julia: Hilary Tindall
Jacky: Carole Ann Ford
Fred: Drewe Henley
Barmaid: Brenda Peters
Manager: Kim Grant
Sergeant: Frank Pettitt
Patrolman: Arthur White

: Dancing Club

Presenting Victor Silvester
and featuring the Ballroom Orchestra
Directed by Victor Silvester Jnr.
Leader, Oscar Grasso
from the Carlton Ballroom, London.
Tonight's programme is the last of the present series and includes:
The Final of The All Britain Dancing Contest
Demonstrations by Peter Eggleton and Brenda Winslade, Len Armstrong and Elaine Welch, The James Stevenson Teen-Age Formation Team from Cleethorpes.
Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson: The Bossa Nova
Assisted by Molly Mackenzie and the Frank and Peggy Spencer Dancers
Hostess, Rosalie Ashley
See page 18


Musicians: The Ballroom Orchestra
[Orchestra] directed by: Victor Silvester Jnr.
[Orchestra] leader: Oscar Grasso
Dancer: Peter Eggleton
Dancer: Brenda Winslade
Dancer: Len Armstrong
Dancer: Elaine Welch
Formation dancers: The James Stevenson Teen-Age Formation Team
Dancers (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Victor Silvester
Dancers (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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