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: Engineering Science: 2: Speed, Velocity, and Acceleration

Previously shown on Tuesday and Wednesday
(to 9.35)

: People of Many Lands: The Crombies of Milparinka

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 10.00)

: For Sixth Forms: The New Europe: 3: Towards One Europe - E.E.C.

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.27)

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the very young
Charles E. Stidwill tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Narrator: Charles E. Stidwill
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Science and Life: Programme 3: Men of Science: Michael Faraday

For Schools
First shown on Wednesday
(to 11.25)

: Signpost: The Story of Modern Communications: 3: The Television Studio

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 11.55)

: 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
Cyfarwyddwyr, GERAINT S. Jones a WILLIAM
WILLIAMS Golysydd ,
Today: a topical magazine.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


Unknown: Owen Edwards
Unknown: Harri Gwynn
Unknown: John Bevan
Unknown: Geraint S. Jones
Unknown: Aaron Cynhyrchwyr
Unknown: Williams Golysydd

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in the songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
BBC film
(to 13.45)


Narrator/Script, music, and settings: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: Spotlight

People-Politics-Problems in the news
A topical programme for older children.
The subject for next week will be announced at the end of this programme.
For Schools
(to 14.25)


Film editor: Tony Williams
Producer: Colin Nears

: Animal Magic

A weekly series introduced by Johnny Morris with Tony Soper.
A magazine of stories about animals, sometimes in the wild, sometimes in the home, and sometimes in the zoo-but always magical.
From the West


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Presenter: Tony Soper
Film editor: Keith Hopkins
Director: Douglas Thomas
Producer: Winwood Reade

: The Boss Cat: A Visit from Mother

A second chance to see the film cartoon series about the gang of alley cats captained by the ever-resourceful and formidable Cat.

The gang goes into action to preserve Benny's Mother's illusion that he is Mayor of New York.

: The News

: Town and Around

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


Presenter: Corbet Woodall

: Compact: The Reception

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

The staff celebrate the wedding of Gussie and Doug-but for one person danger strikes unexpectedly.


Writer: Hazel Adair
Writer: Peter Ling
Designer: Susan Spence
Costume supervisor: Ena Nickalls
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Michael Imison
Mrs Chater: Beryl Cooke
Celia: Rachel Gurney
Bruce: Robert Flemyng
Lorna: Brenda Kaye
Alice Best: June Monkhouse
David: Vincent Ball
Mark: Gareth Davies
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Doug: Lawrence James
Camilla: Carmen Silvera
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Iris: Louise Dunn
Mrs Beatty: Sonia Dresdel
Anthea: Julia Lockwood
Mitch: Diana Beevers
Alan: Basil Moss
Alison: Betty Cooper
Geoffrey: Edward Evans
Barry: Robin Hawdon
Police Constable: Peter Thompson
Miss Sullivan: Margery Withers
Mrs Sullivan: Dorothea Rundle
Mrs Frimley: Anne Robson

: 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
Associate producer: Jack Gold
Associate producer: Derrick Amoore
Associate producer: Kevin Billington
Assistant editor: Elizabeth Cowley
Editor: Peter Batty

: Mr. Lucifer

A film comedy.
Starring Fred Astaire
with Elizabeth Montgomery
A modern-day story of machiavellian mischief.


Director: Alan Crosland Jr.
Mr. Lucifer: Fred Astaire
Iris Hecate: Elizabeth Montgomery

: This Is Your Life

says Eamonn Andrews to ?
See page 45


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Devised by: Ralph Edwards
Executive producer: T. Leslie Jackson
Writing and research: Peter Moore
Writing and research: Nickola Sterne
Writing and research: Suzanne Twiston-Davies
Writing and research: Anthony Chivers
Writing and research: John Dalzell
Writing and research: Alan Haire
Story editor: Bob Stuart
Music: James Turner
Director: Michael Goodwin
Producer: Vere Lorrimer

: The News

: Stars of the Bolshoi Ballet: Excerpts from Cinderella, Giselle, Gayaneh, Don Quixote

[Starring] Ekaterina Maximova, Maya Plisetskaya, Nina Timofeyeva, Raissa Struchkova, Nicolai Fadeyechev, Mikhail Lavrovsky, Maris Liepa, Vladimir Vasiliev
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Leader, Gerald Jarvis
Conducted by Alexander Kopylov and Algis Zhuraytis
Introduced and produced by Margaret Dale.
The Bolshoi Ballet appear by arrangement with Victor Hochhauser Ltd. and the General Administrator, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
See page 45


Dancer: Ekaterina Maximova
Dancer: Maya Plisetskaya
Dancer: Nina Timofeyeva
Dancer: Raissa Struchkova
Dancer: Nicolai Fadeyechev
Dancer: Mikhail Lavrovsky
Dancer: Maris Liepa
Dancer: Vladimir Vasiliev
Arranged for television by: Leonid Lavrovsky
Musicians: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Gerald Jarvis
[Orchestra] conducted by: Alexander Kopylov
[Orchestra] conducted by: Algis Zhuraytis
Designer: Clifford Hatts
Presenter/producer: Margaret Dale

: Horse of the Year Show: The White Horse Championship

The final stages of this puissance International event televised direct from the Empire Pool, Wembley.
There will be a maximum of three jump-offs over a course of fences successively reduced in number but increased in size


Commentator: Dorian Williams
Television presentation: Bill Wright

: Labour Party Conference: Fourth day

Robin Day and Ian Trethowan present a Gallery report including interviews, discussions, and recordings from the day's debates.
From the special BBC-tv studio at Scarborough


Presenter: Robin Day
Presenter: Ian Trethowan
Editor: John Grist

: News Extra

The latest news with the focus on the main stories of the day.

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