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: Pure Mathematics: Year I: Programme 1

A course running through two academic years.
For Schools
First shown on September 17, 1962
The first-year broadcasts are at 9.40 a.m. on Mondays, 12 noon on Wednesdays.
Two specially prepared booklets containing examples and explanatory notes, price 1s. 6d. each, can be obtained by sending a crossed postal order to BBC Publications [address removed]
(to 10.00)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 57

For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 9.40 a.m.
The second-year broadcasts are at 10.2 a.m. on Mondays, and at 10.2 a.m. on Wednesdays
(to 10.22)


Presented by: Alan Tammadge
Director: John Cain

: Watch with Mother: New Picture Book

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages in a new series.
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Editor: Maria Bird
Producer: Freda Lingstrom

: The Orchestra: 1: Orchestral Families

Kenneth Alwyn conducts members of the English Chamber Orchestra, led by Kenneth Sillito, in a concert that includes movements from Ibert's Divertissement.
He also introduces the four main groups of instruments and talks about the strings in particular.
For Schools
(to 11.25)


Orchestra conductor/Presenter: Kenneth Alwyn
Musicians: Members of the English Chamber Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Kenneth Sillito
Producer: John Hosier

: For Sixth Forms: The New Europe: 1: Out of the Ruins

A series of five programmes about Britain's economic and political relations with Europe since the Second World War.
In 1945 most of the countries of Europe were destroyed. The way in which they were reconstructed led to a permanent change in the economic and political structure of Europe.
Introduced and scripted by Nicholas Harman.
For Schools
(to 11.55)


Presenter/Script: Nicholas Harman
Consultant: Andrew Shonneld
Reporter: David Kelly
Film editor: Malcolm James
Research: Adrian Johnson
Designer: Don Horne
Producer: Peter Dunkley

: Newyddion

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

: Heddiw

Owen Edwards yn cyflwyno pynciau'r dydd yng Nghymru gyda
Harri Gwynn a John Bevan
Today: a topical magazine.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


Unknown: Owen Edwards
Unknown: Harri Gwynn
Unknown: John Bevan

: The News

(to 13.35)

: Going to Work: 1: Getting a Job

Introduced by Peter West.
All jobs have at least one thing in common-the initial interview. This programme, which is dramatised, looks at the interview from two angles-through the employers' eyes and through those of the young people they interview.
For Schools
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Peter West
Script: John Wiles
Director: Andrew Quicke
Producer: Peter Montagnon

: Signpost: The Story of Modern Communications: 1: The Daily Newspaper

If Prince Charming were alive today, how would he search for the owner of the glass slipper? The modern Prince holds a Press Conference.
Introduced by Christopher Trace.
For Schools
First shown in May 1962
(to 14.47)


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Script: Miles Tomalin
Script/producer: Ronald Smedley
Film cameraman: Alan Hewison
Film editor: John Priestley
Prince Charming: John Bown
His Aide: Maurice Colbourne
News Editor: Anthony Sagar
Reporter: David Webb
Cinderella: Lucinda Curtis

: Middle School Mathematics: 1: Binary Number

Most of us count happily enough in tens, but the electrical circuits of computers thrive by counting with a different number system.
Introduced by Dick Tahta.
For Schools
(to 15.10)


Presenter: Dick Tahta
Illustrator: Alfred Wurmser
Film edited by: Alma Davies
Producer: Donald Grattan

: Blue Peter

Valerie Singleton introduces a magazine programme for younger viewers.

Hats and Macs
Wet-weather fashions for dolls.

Building an Airport
How to make a model look real.


Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Additional research: Rosemary Gill
Director: Edward Barnes
Producer: Biddy Baxter

: Katy: Part 6

A second showing of the adaptation by Constance Cox.
Based upon What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge.
Starring Susan Hampshire and John Welsh


Adapter: Constance Cox
Author: Susan Coolidge
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Film sequences directed by: Edward Barnes
Film cameraman: George Gibbings
Film editor: Ted Walter
Settings: Daphne Shortman
Katy Carr: Susan Hampshire
Clover Carr: Michele Dotrice
Miss Jane: Margaret Diamond
Rose Red: Sandra Michaels
Mary Silver: Jennie Latham
Bella Arkwright: Georglna Sibley
Sally Allsop: Della Walker
lice Gibbons: Hilary Wyce
Berry Searles: Christopher Williams
Alfred Seccomb: Clive Endersby
Mrs Florence: Margot Thomas
Dr Carr: John Welsh
Miss Finch: Edna Morris
Lilly Page: Anne Kettle
Elsie Carr: Elspeth Pirie
Dorry Carr: Paul Large

: 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

: Pit Your Wits

against the general knowledge and I.Q. questions put to you by Gwynneth Tighe and Kenneth Kendall.


Presenter: Gwynneth Tighe
Presenter: Kenneth Kendall
Producer: John Irwin

: Tonight

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
with Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Christopher Brasher, Julian Pettifer, Brian Redhead.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Christopher Brasher
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Brian Redhead
Editor: Peter Batty

: Headline News

: The Choice Is Yours

Eric Robinson introduces a programme of the world's most popular melodies sung, danced, and played by Mattiwilda Dobbs, Viktor Rona and Adel Orosz, Bruno Hoffman, Carlina Carr.
The Eric Robinson Orchestra
Leader, David McCallum


Presenter: Eric Robinson
Soprano: Mattiwilda Dobbs
Dancer: Viktor Rona
Dancer: Adel Orosz
Harpist: Bruno Hoffman
Pianist: Carlina Carr
Musicians: The Eric Robinson Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: David McCallum
Musical associate: Terence Lovett
Designer: John Hurst
Producer: Travers Thorneloe
Producer: Bryan Sears

: McHale's Navy: Washing Machine

A comedy film series featuring the misadventures of the craziest crew that ever manned a Patrol Torpedo-boat.
With Ernest Borgnine as Skipper McHale, Tim Conway as Ensign Charles Parker, Joe Flynn as Captain Binghamton, Carl Ballantine as Gruber

Charlie McHale and his crew shoot down a Japanese plane which has been harassing the island of Taratupa. But they have a problem when the pilot turns out to be no son of the Rising Sun.


Skipper McHale: Ernest Borgnine
Ensign Charles Parker: Tim Conway
Captain Binghamton: Joe Flynn
Gruber: Carl Ballantine

: Outlook Europe

The final programme of the series looks at the new Europe and Britain's relationship to it.
Introduced by David Dimbleby.


Presenter: David Dimbleby
Editor: Jack Ashley

: 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: Scissors

by Michael Ashe.
Starring Joyce Carey, Ralph Michael, Peggy Thorpe-Bates
With Alex Scott, Patricia Haines
From the Midlands

There is nothing more reassuringly English than a gentle middle-class old lady, given to knitting and sitting in the sun. But appearances can be deceptive...


Writer: Michael Ashe
Director: Patrick Dromgoole
Film cameraman: Stewart A. Farnell
Film editor: Edward Le Lorrain
Designer: Margaret Peacock
Producer: John Warrington
Harriet Lowe: Peggy Thorpe-Bates
Janet Gore: Margery Withers
Mabel Dean: Joyce Carey
Nurse Anstey: Peggy Ann Wood
Superintendent Scott: Ralph Michael
Dr John Field: Alex Scott
Penny Chase: Patricia Haines
Porter: Jeffrey Segal
Inspector: Michael Robbins
Nurse: Patricia Pacy
Gillian Lowe: Anna Castaldini
Policeman: Anthony Blackshaw
Norman Lowe: Geoffrey Matthews
Guest: Norman Tyrrell

: Civil Defence Today

A Ministerial Broadcast by The Home Secretary The Rt. Hon. Henry Brooke, M.P.
Kenneth Harris, who has made a tour of Civil Defence installations, puts questions about them and their purpose to the Home Secretary in a Warning and Monitoring Centre in South-East England.


Interviewee: The Rt. Hon. Henry Brooke
Interviewer: Kenneth Harris

: Dance Date

at the Lyceum in the Strand
Organised by Mecca Dancing
Peter West with Judith Chalmers introduces the new Come Dancing season with the final selection of the Central London team for the coming series.
Expert advice by Peggy Spencer, Cecil Ruault
Expert dancing by Bill Irvine and Bobbie Irvine, Ken Park and Mavis Whiteside
Joe Loss and his Orchestra


Presenter: Peter West
Presenter: Judith Chalmers
Adviser: Peggy Spencer
Adviser: Cecil Ruault
Dancer: Bill Irvine
Dancer: Bobbie Irvine
Dancer: Ken Park
Dancer: Mavis Whiteside
Musicians: Joe Loss and his Orchestra
Arranged by: Eric Morley
Producer: Philip Lewis

: News Extra

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