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: Pure Mathematics: Year 1: Programme 15

For Schools
First shown on November 12, 1962
(to 10.00)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Pure Mathematics: Year 2: Programme 71

For Schools
(to 10.22)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

Vera McKechnie turns the pages and shows you how to make a date-box boat.
You need a date box, modelling clay, thin sticks, paper, and glue
(to 11.00)


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

: The Orchestra: 8: Brass-Trumpets and Trombones

Introduced by Kenneth Alwyn.
With Denis Egan (trumpet), Arthur Wilson (trombone), Alan Civil (horn) and Winifred Taylor (piano).
For Schools
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Kenneth Alwyn
Trumpeter: Denis Egan
Trombonist: Arthur Wilson
Horn: Alan Civil
Pianist: Winifred Taylor
Producer: John Hosier

: For Sixth Forms: Men and Gods: 3: The Human Image

Written and narrated by Dr. John Broadbent.
All major Greek art was religious, but it was a religion centred on man. The gods and goddesses were not, as in earlier cultures, terrible and hideous, but ideal projections of humanity. Similarly in their buildings such as the Parthenon the Greeks sought a classical and rational perfection.
BBC film for Schools
(to 11.55)


Writer/narrator: Dr. John Broadbent
Film cameraman: John McGlashan
Film editor: Caroline Shields
Producer: Michael Gill

: Newyddion

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

: Heddiw

Owen Edwards yn cyflwyno pynciau'r dydd yng Nghymru gyda
Harri Gwynn a John Bevan
Cynhyrchwyr. IFOR Rees a JOHN Roberts WILLIAMS
Golygydd, NAN DAVIES
Today: a topical magazine.
(Welsh transmitters, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


Unknown: Owen Edwards
Unknown: Harri Gwynn
Unknown: John Bevan
Unknown: Geraint S. Jones
Unknown: John Roberts Williams
Unknown: Nan Davies

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

David Enders tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
BBC film
(to 13.45)


Narrator: David Enders
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Going to Work: 8: Making Shoes

Introduced by Peter West.
How are young people trained to make shoes, and what is the work like? To find out, the programme visits a modern shoe factory in the West of England.
BBC film for Schools
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Peter West
Film cameraman: Ken Willicombe
Sound recordist: Don Martin
Film editor: John Griffiths
Producer: Paul Mitchell

: Signpost: A Matter of Conscience: 2: A Divided Family

This programme shows how the Civil War came to divide father and son, sister and brother.
For Schools
(to 14.47)


Scriptwriter: Morna Stuart
Producer: Felicity Kinross

: Middle Schools Mathematics: 8: Rotation

What kind of symmetry has the letter Z? In how many ways can you fit a bathroom tile in place?
Presented by David Morris.
For Schools
(to 15.10)


Presenter: David Morris
Film edited by: Michael Dunk
Studio animations: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: David Roseveare

: Blue Peter

Christopher Trace and Valerie Singleton introduce a magazine programme for younger viewers.
Bengo Paints a Picture
by Tim.
Told by Tim Gudgin.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Artist (Bengo Paints a Picture): Tim (William Timym)
Narrator (Bengo Paints a Picture): Tim Gudgin
Production assistant: Rosemary Gill
Director: Edward Barnes
Producer: Biddy Baxter

: Mr. Pastry's Pet Shop: 6: Mr. Pastry and the Ark

A second showing of the series in six episodes by James Cairncross and Richard Hearne.
Starring Richard Hearne (Mr. Pastry)
with Barbara Hicks as Miss Print

With December 25 drawing near, Mr. Pastry finds himself combining the roles of Father Christmas and Father Noah.


Writer: James Cairncross
Writer: Richard Hearne
Designer: Susan Spence
Producer: David Goddard
Mr. Pastry: Richard Hearne
Miss Print: Barbara Hicks
Susan: Cambria Smith
Michael: Roger May

: 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

: Television Top of the Form: Autumn Series: Heat 1

Brownhills High School for Girls, Stoke-on-Trent v. Boys of Bishop Gore School, Swansea


Question-Master: Geoffrey Wheeler
Question-Master: Paddy Feeny
Scorer: Geoffrey Stone
Questions set by: Boswell Taylor
Outside Broadcasts presented by: Bill Wright
Outside Broadcasts presented by: Alan Rees
Editor: Joan Clark
Producer: Innes Lloyd

: 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

: Adventure: The Elusive Volcano

It was a journey made in search of a mountain. Mount Burney had been described as the most southerly active volcano in South America. But just how active was it? No one had ever been there to find out until Eric Shipton made this journey.
Commentary written by Richard Wade and spoken by Patrick Wymark.


Mountaineer: Eric Shipton
Writer: Richard Wade
Narrator: Patrick Wymark
Filmed by: John Earle
Sound mixer: Bob Saunders
Film editor: Robert Walter
Presented by: Roger Strauss
Series edited by: Brian Branston

: The Defenders: The Captive

A new series of the courtroom dramas.
Starring E. G. Marshall and Robert Reed

The Prestons are involved in international political intrigue when they try to help a man accused of espionage.


Lawrence Preston: E. G. Marshall
Kenneth Preston: Robert Reed

: The News

: Panorama

The Window on the World
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with reports on People-Places-Problems in the news from Panorama's regular team of commentators Robin Day and Michael Barratt, Michael Charlton, Roderick MacFarquhar, John Morgan.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Michael Charlton
Reporter: Roderick MacFarquhar
Reporter: John Morgan
Associate producer: David J. Webster
Associate producer: Richard Francis
Assistant editor: Christopher Railing
Editor: David Wheeler

: Points of View

with Robert Robinson
A quick look at criticism and comments from viewers.
Next edition: Friday at 7.0 p.m.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: Dancing Club

presenting Victor Silvester and featuring the Ballroom Orchestra
Directed by Victor Silvester Jnr.
Leader, Oscar Grasso
Demonstrations by Ron Stevens and Joyce Hollingsworth, Former East of England champions
Michael Needham and Monica Dunsford, Present North of England champions
The Doreen and Denis Murphy Formation Team from Liverpool

All Britain Inter-Counties Contest: Heat 4
Organised by the Amateur Ballroom Dancers Council

Victor Silvester teaches International Social Dancing

Hostess, Ann Taylor
An Outside Broadcast from a North London Ballroom


Musicians: The Ballroom Orchestra
Orchestra directed by: Victor Silvester Jnr.
Orchestra leader: Oscar Grasso
Dancer: Ron Stevens
Dancer: Joyce Hollingsworth
Dancer: Michael Needham
Dancer: Monica Dunsford
Dancers: The Doreen and Denis Murphy Formation Team
Dancer: Victor Silvester
Hostess: Ann Taylor
Producer: Mary Evans

: The Lord Mayor's Banquet

The Prime Minister The Rt. Hon. Sir Alec Douglas-Home, K.T. replies to the toast of Her Majesty's Ministers proposed by The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor of London at the traditional Banquet held earlier this evening in London's Guildhall.


Speaker: Sir Alec Douglas-Home
Television presentation: John Vernon

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: E=mc2: Thinking Relativity Through: Programme 6: Time: Private or Public?

with Professor Hermann Bondi, F.R.S.
A BBC Educational broadcast
Previously shown on Saturday


Presenter: Professor Hermann Bondi
Producer: Alan Sleath

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