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: Engineering Science: 6: Expansion and Temperature

Presented by Gordon Severn.
Repeated on Wednesday and Thursday at 9.10 a.m.
(to 9.35)


Presenter: Gordon Severn
Director: Edward Goldwyn
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: Indoors and Out: Man and his Animals: 2: Cats

A science series for primary schools.

A glimpse into the private world of the domestic cat.
Introduced by Dick Bagnall Oakeley.
For Schools

(to 10.00)


Presenter: Dick Bagnall Oakeley
Producer: Eric Simms

: Discovering Science: Radiation

The sun radiates heat across 93 million miles of space to warm the earth. Gerd Sommerhoff describes something of the behaviour of these heat rays.
For Schools
First shown in November 1961
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.37 a.m.
(to 10.22)


Presenter: Gerd Sommerhoff
Producer: Geoffrey Hall
Producer: Lawrie Lawler

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

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 11.00)


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

: Going to Work: 7: Assembling Radio Valves

BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 11.25)

: People of Many Lands: Life in an Indian Village

A day in the life of a village of thirty Sikh families two hundred miles north-west of Delhi.
Introduced by Tim Slessor.
For Schools
(to 11.55)


Filmed by: A. C. Barrington Brown
Presenter: Tim Slessor
Film editor: Teddy Ireland
Producer: Peggie Broadhead

: Newyddion

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

: Heddiw

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

: The News

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the very young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
BBC film
(to 13.45)

: Julius Caesar: Part 1

by William Shakespeare.
with introductory material by Ronald Eyre.
presented by James Grout.
For Schools
(to 14.35)


Author: William Shakespeare
Introductory Material: Ronald Eyre
Presenter: James Grout
Music composed by: Tristram Cary
Designer: Gordon Roland
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Julius Caesar: Gerald Young
Mark Antony: Patrick Allen
Brutus: William Squire
Cassius: Bernard Archard
Casca: Charles West
Cinna: Terence Lodge
Trebonius: Alan Curtis
Metellus Cimber: David Terence
Decius Brutus: Leon Eagles
Caius Ligarius: Daniel Thorndike
Flavius: Dennis Edwards
Citizen: Reginald Pritchard
Maruilus: Peter Goss
Soothsayer: Robert Mooney
Lucius: Leslie Hart
Publius: Owen Berry
Popilius Lena: Terence Greenidge
Portia: Sally Home
Calpurnia: Hildegard Neil

: The Adventures of Tintin: The Mystery of the Unicorn: Part 1

A second chance to see the film in two parts about the adventures of Tintin, the boy detective.

Tintin goes to buy a present for Captain Haddock and finds himself involved with two crooked antique dealers.

: Fascinating Facts

Shooting stars only become visible when they enter the earth's atmosphere
Six ravens at the Tower of London are in the care of a Raven Master who receives two - and - sixpence - worth of meat a week for them
Donal Donnelly with some young people and top experts probe facts and fancies of all kinds.


Presenter: Donal Donnelly
Designer: Derek Dodd
Research: Nadine Wood
Research: Joanne Symons
Film editor: Alma Davies
Director: Patrick Dowling
Producer: John Irwin

: 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

: Compact: Fireworks All Round

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Two traps are laid, a quiet weekend is planned, and there are fireworks in the Beatty family.


Series created by: Hazel Adair
Series created by: Peter Ling
Script: Rosemary Anne Sisson
Costume supervisor: Ena Nickalls
Designer: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: John Gorrie
David: Vincent Ball
Anthea: Julia Lockwood
Edmund Bruce: Robert Flemyng
Miss Fraser: Christine Lindsay
Celia: Rachel Gurney
Doug: Lawrence James
Barry: Robin Hawdon
Mr Randall: Maurice Hedley
Iris: Louise Dunn
Stan: Johnny Wade
Paula: Judy Franklin
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Newcastle Pope: James Cossins
Alison: Betty Cooper
Mrs Gretton: Elsie Arnold
Mr Carter: David King
Janet Carter: Rachel Clay

: Tonight

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


Presenter: 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

: The Lucy Show: Kiddie Parties, Inc.

A new series of the comedy films of family life with never a dull moment.
Starring Lucille Ball
with Vivian Vance, Gale Gordon, Candy Moore, Jimmy Garrett, Ralph Hart

Lucy acts the clown for... Kiddie Parties, Inc. ...and really gets carried away!


Lucy Carmichael: Lucille Ball
Vivian Bagley: Vivian Vance
Mr. Theodore J. Mooney: Gale Gordon
Chris Carmichael: Candy Moore
Jerry Carmichael: Jimmy Garrett
Sherman Bagley: Ralph Hart

: The Tower Circus Blackpool

An excerpt from the 1963 show.
with Sacha Houcke, The Hermanis, Los Ona, The Great Pusztai Troupe, Rupert's Bears, The Four Bearis, The Spectacula Venetian Water Carnival, The Town Circusettes
and host, Charlie Cairoli with Paul King and Company
By arrangement with the Blackpool Tower Company Ltd.


Rider: Sacha Houcke
Diabolo act: The Hermanis
Performers: Los Ona
Acrobatics: The Great Pusztai Troupe
Performers: Rupert's Bears
Performers: The Four Bearis
Performers: The Town Circusettes
Host/clown: Charlie Cairoli
Musical act: Paul King and Company
The Circus directed by: Bernard Crabtree
Musical director: Tommy Jones
Equestrian director: Harold Holt
Ringmaster: Henry Lytton
Presented for television by: Barrie Edgar

: The News

: Maigret: The Flemish Shop

A crime series from the novels of Georges Simenon.
Dramatised by Rex Tucker from the novel 'Chez les Flamands'.

Starring Rupert Davies as Chief Inspector Maigret
with Ewen Solon as Lucas
Guest stars: Margaret Tyzack, Joyce Carey
A BBC-tv production

The killer of Germaine Piedboeuf had a mind and a will to match Maigret's own... there was only one way to secure a confession.


Author: Georges Simenon
Dramatised by: Rex Tucker
Designer: Eileen Diss
Music composed by: Ron Grainer
Film Cameraman: Peter Hamilton
Film Editor: Barry Toovey
Script Editor: Donald Bull
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Director: Eric Tayler
Chief Inspector Maigret: Rupert Davies
Lucas: Ewen Solon
Maria: Diana Hoddinott
Marguerite: Olive Kirby
Madame Peeters: Joyce Carey
Anna: Margaret Tyzack
Paul: Mike Leigh
Cassin: Michael Brennan
Machere: Geoffrey Alexander
Mere Vanel: Beatrice Greeke
Joseph: Emrys James
Gerard: Robert Gillespie
Mother Superior: Grace Arnold
Nun: Marie Collette
Monsieur Dammaerts: Bartlett Mullins

: The Rag Trade: Babysitters Unlimited

Devised and written by Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney.
A second showing of Babysitters Unlimited

Starring Peter Jones, Miriam Karlin, Reg Varney
and co-starring Irene Handl, Barbara Windsor
with Patricia Denys, Wanda Ventham, Stella Tanner, Carmel Cryan
and Myrtle Reed, Frank Coda


Devised and written by: Ronald Wolfe
Devised and written by: Ronald Chesney
Incidental music: Gordon Franks
Designer: Malcolm Goulding
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson
Harold Fenner: Peter Jones
Paddy Fleming: Miriam Karlin
Reg Turner: Reg Varney
Reg's Mum: Irene Handl
Gloria: Barbara Windsor
Betty: Patricia Denys
Shirley: Wanda Ventham
Olive: Stella Tanner
Gloria: Carmel Cryan
[Actress]: Myrtle Reed
[Actor]: Frank Coda

: International Concert Hall

presenting the Bucharest State Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor, Georges Georgescu
with Ion Voicu as soloist in Paganini's Violin Concerto No. 1, in D major
The programme also includes:
Rumanian Rhapsody No. 1 by Georges Enesco
Before an invited audience in the Wembley Town Hall


Musicians: The Bucharest State Philharmonic Orchestra
[Orchestra] conductor: Georges Georgescu
Violinist/soloist: Ion Voicu
Presented for television by: Antony Craxton

: News Extra

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

: The Science of Man: 5: Vital Fluid

A course in human biology.

How the circulation of the blood in the minute vessels of the capillaries regulates the content of the fluid around the cells.
A BBC Educational broadcast
Previously shown on Sunday

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