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: Pure Mathematics: Programme 41

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.00)

: Pure Mathematics: Programme 42

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 accompany this series, a specially prepared booklet, containing examples and explanatory notes, can be obtained by sending a crossed postal order for 8d. to [address removed]
(to 10.25)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: 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 11.00)


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

: Television Club: Keeping Pets

Introduced by Windsor Davies.
For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Windsor Davies

: Discovering Science: Conditions for Life

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.55)

: Newyddion

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

: Heddiw

Edrychwn ymhell ac yn agoa Drwy ffilm a thrwy drafod
Daw Cymru a'r byd i'r aelwyd
I'ch difyrru
Wrth eich cinlo
Today: a topical magazine.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Headline News

: Cricket: Worcestershire v. West Indies

From the County Ground, Worcester.
The last hour of the morning's play in the first match of the West Indies' tour.


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Denis Compton
TV presentation: Philip Lewis

: Wednesday Magazine

Keep in touch with likely people and lively ideas in the arts, entertainment and the world at large.
Charlton Heston talking to Robert Robinson and Michael MacLiammoir talking to H.A.L. Craig.
With David Jacobs
(to 14.00)


Interviewee: Charlton Heston
Interviewer: Robert Robinson
Interviewee: Michael MacLiammoir
Interviewer: H.A.L. Craig
Presenter: David Jacobs
Production assistant: Iris Furlong
Production assistant: Sheila Innes
Director: Richard Francis
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: Looking at Television

A new series that will be taking a critical look at evening television programmes.
Introduced by Stanley Reed.
For Schools
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Stanley Reed
Producer: Peter Scroggs

: Cricket: Worcestershire v. West Indies

A further visit to the County Ground, Worcester, for some of the afternoon's play.
(to 16.15)

: Western Theatre Ballet: The Owl and the Pussycat

A modern jazz ballet by Gillian Lynne based on Edward Lear's Nonsense Poem.
A West Region production


Choreographer: Gillian Lynne
Music: Dudley Moore
Costumes: Kenneth Rowell
Sets: Kenneth Wrench
Presented for television by: John Irving
Musical direction: Peter Martin
The Owl: Peter Cazalet
The Pussycat: Clover Roope
The Pig: Victor Maynard
The Turkey: Oliver Symons
Three Bongs: Sylvia Wellman
Three Bongs: Laverne Meyer
Three Bongs: Hazel Merry
Mr Lear: Vivian Ogilvie

: Adventure: The Man Who Loves Snakes

A second showing of some of the films taken by travellers and explorers on their expeditions throughout the world.

His name is C.J.P. Ionides. He is a big-game hunter turned naturalist who has become famous as a collector of venomous snakes. Margaret Lane spent six weeks with him in Tanganyika, where he lives, watching him handling dangerous snakes and herself learning to assist him in catching them.


Subject: C.J.P. Ionides
Devised and narrated by: Margaret Lane
Filmed by: Bernard Kunicki
Film editor: Robert Walter
Presented by: Joan Duff
Series edited by: Brian Branston

: 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

: Barn Dance

A country-style get-together.
with Steve Benbow, The Barry Sisters, The Ian Campbell Folk Group, The Stanwix Dancers, The John Peel Dancers.
Music by Billy Miller and the Cheviot Ranters
Your host, Roger Moffat
From the North


Singer/guitarist: Steve Benbow
Singers: The Barry Sisters
Band: The Ian Campbell Folk Group
Dancers: The Stanwix Dancers
Dancers: The John Peel Dancers
Directed and called by: Bill Cain
Musicians: Billy Miller and the Cheviot Ranters
Presenter: Roger Moffat
Producer: John Ammonds

: Tonight

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


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: Jenny Johnson
Associate producer: Jack Gold
Associate producer: Derrick Amoore
Associate producer: Kevin Billington
Assistant editor: Elizabeth Cowley
Editor: Gordon Watkins

: Headline News

: Television Top of the Form: Final

The Grammar School for Girls, Weston-super-Mare v. Boys of the Royal Belfast Academical Institution
A nation-wide general knowledge contest between schools.


Question-Master: Geoffrey Wheeler
Question-Master: David Dimbleby
Scorer: Douglas Arthur
Question setter: Boswell Taylor
Film sequences edited by: Geoffrey Botterill
Outside Broadcasts director: Alan Rees
Outside Broadcasts director: Mary Evans
Editor: Joan Clark
Executive producer: Innes Lloyd

: Z Cars: By the Book

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

"Crimes like this - there's always two, always. I've never known it otherwise" ...and Detective Chief Supt. Robins is talking about murder.


Writer: Elwyn Jones
Director: Anthony Page
Designer: Austen Spriggs
Film Sequences - Cameraman: Charles Lagus
Film Sequences - Editor: Ian Callaway
Script Editor: John Hopkins
Casebook Material: C.N. Lindsay
Producer: David E. Rose
Det-Chief Superintendent Robins: John Phillips

: Sportsview

Introduced by Peter Dimmock.
Tonight's edition includes:

Cricket: Ted Dexter Speaks
The captain of England, who since the Australian Test series has been at the centre of cricket's biggest controversy, talks frankly in an exclusive interview with David Coleman about brighter cricket, the approach of captains in Tests, and his own future in the game.

Greyhound Racing
The final of the £3,000 Greyhound Television Trophy of 1963 from Wimbledon Stadium.

News of tonight's matches.
European Cup: Dundee v. Milan
European Cup Winners' Cup: Tottenham Hotspur v. O.F.K. Belgrade


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Interviewee (Ted Dexter Speaks): Ted Dexter
Interviewer (Ted Dexter Speaks): David Coleman
Commentator (Greyhound Racing): Harry Carpenter
TV presentation (Greyhound Racing): Bill Wright
Editor: Phil Pilley
Associate editor: Lawrie Higgins
Presented by: Alec Weeks

: The News

: A Party Political Broadcast

on behalf of the Conservative and Unionist Party

: Corrigan Blake: Let's Go Home

The adventures of a bird fancier by Alun Owen.
Starring John Turner, Paul Daneman


Writer: Alun Owen
Director: James MacTaggart
Designer: Roy Oxley
Producer: Elwyn Jones
Corrigan Blake: John Turner
Wallace St John Smith: Paul Daneman
Second Lt Wilson: Robert Mill
Sgt Davies: Roger Avon
Major Smith: K.A. Medas
Miss Roberts: Geraldine Newman
El Sheik: Tutte Lemkow

: International Football: European Cup Winners' Cup Semi-final: second leg

Tottenham Hotspur v. O.F.K. Belgrade
Recorded highlights of this evening's bid by Tottenham Hotspur to win a place in the final of this international competition.

10.15-10.45 Arena
A debate - The Hospital Service is failing both doctors and patients.
(Rowridge, Brighton)


Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
TV presentation: Dennis Monger

: Late Night News

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