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: Engineering Science: 8: Specific Heat and Latent Heat

Presented by Gordon Severn.
(to 9.35)


Presenter: Gordon Severn
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: Indoors and Out: Man and his Animals: 4: Pigeons

A science series for primary schools.

A programme about the semi-tame pigeons that live in towns and largely depend on man.
Introduced by Dick Bagnall-Oakeley.
For Schools
(to 10.00)


Presenter: Dick Bagnall-Oakeley
Producer: Eric Simms

: Discovering Science: Conduction

Gerd Sommerhoff demonstrates that air is a poor conductor of heat and shows how we use this knowledge in keeping warm.
For Schools
First shown in Nov. 1961
(to 10.22)


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

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the very young
BBC film
(to 11.00)

: Going to Work: 9: A Florist's Shop

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

: People of Many Lands: Northern Nigeria

About the Muslim farmers who live in the arid grasslands south of the Sahara.
Introduced by Tim Slessor.
For Schools
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Tim Slessor
Filmed by: Jimmy Court
Film editor: Teddy Ireland
Producer: Peggie Broadhead

: Newyddion

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

: Heddiw

Owen Edwards yn cyflwyno pynclau'r dydd yng Nghymru gyda
Harri Gwynn a John Bevan
Golygydd, NAN DAVIES
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


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

: 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 3

by William Shakespeare.
For Schools
(to 14.35)


Author: William Shakespeare
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
Soothsayer: Robert Mooney
Publius: Owen Berry
Lepidus: Anthony Woodruff
Popilius Lena: Terence Greenidge
Mark Antony's servant: John F. Landry
Octavius's servant: Robert Flynn
Cinna the Poet: Raymond Smith
Octavius Caesar: Michael Graham
Plebeian: Nigel Sharpe
Plebeian: Gerry Jones
Plebeian: Reginald Pritchard
Plebeian: Bill Heffer
Plebeian: Elizabeth Bradley

: Rubovia: Calling All Trunks

by Gordon Murray.
Presented by the BBC Puppet Theatre
BBC film


Writer/Puppets and production: Gordon Murray
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Bob Bura
Puppeteer: John Hardwick
Voices: Violet Lamb
Voices: James Beattie
Voices: Roy Skelton
Voices: Derek Nimmo
Settings and costumes: Andrew Brownfoot

: Fascinating Facts

Polynesian 'maps' were made from frameworks of wooden strips representing. currents and winds. Cowrie shells were tied on to represent islands.
There is nothing new about the Beatles' haircut, even Henry V had one.
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: The News Breaks

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Mr. Bruce learns the truth. Barry promotes a birthday. Anthea finds her memories painful.


Series creator: Hazel Adair
Series creator: Peter Ling
Script: N. J. Crisp
Designer: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Costume supervisor: Ena Nickalls
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Michael Imison
Iris: Louise Dunn
Stan: Johnny Wade
Barry: Robin Hawdon
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Mitch: Diana Beevers
Bruce: Robert Flemyng
Miss Fraser: Christine Lindsay
Mark: Gareth Davies
Anthea: Julia Lockwood
Marmot James: David Langton
Alan: Basil Moss
Celia: Rachel Gurney
Jessie: Dorothea Rundle

: 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

: The Lucy Show: Lucy Gets Locked in the Vault

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

The dramatic story of how...
Lucy Gets Locked in the Vault
..to be continued next week


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

: Gala Performance

Introduced by Richard Attenborough.
With Margot Fonteyn, Rudolf Nureyev, Joan Hammond, Julian Bream, Gyorgy Cziffra
Malcolm Arnold conducting the Philharmonia Orchestra
Leader, Hugh Bean


Presenter: Richard Attenborough
Dancer: Margot Fonteyn
Dancer: Rudolf Nureyev
Soprano: Joan Hammond
Guitarist: Julian Bream
Pianist: Gyorgy Cziffra
Musicians: The Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Malcolm Arnold
Orchestra leader: Hugh Bean
Designer: Clifford Hatts
Producer: Patricia Foy

: The News

: Maigret: The Log of the Cap Fagnet

Dramatised by Elaine Morgan from the novel Au Rendezvous des Terre-Neuvas.
A crime series from the novels of Georges Simenon.
Starring Rupert Davies as Chief Inspector Maigret, Ewen Solon as Lucas, Helen Shingler as Madame Maigret
A BBC-tv production

A conspiracy of silence protects the killer of Captain Fallut, Master of the Cap Fagnet, but Maigret finds a significant clue in the log of its ill fated voyage.


Author: Georges Simenon
Dramatised by: Elaine Morgan
Designer: Eileen Diss
Music composed by: Ron Grainer
Film cameraman: Peter Hamilton
Film editor: Jess Palmer
Script editor: Donald Bull
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Director: Michael Hayes
Chief Inspector Maigret: Rupert Davies
Lucas: Ewen Solon
Madame Maigret: Helen Shingler
Canut: Jerold Wells
Jean-Marie: William Victor
Joss: Thomas Baptiste
P'tit Louis: John Hollis
Pierre le Clinche: Nicholas Pennell
Laberge: Victor Platt
Captain Fallut: Arthur Pentelow
Marie Leonnec: Juliet Tatlow
Inspector Girard: Redmond Phillips
Leon: Joby Blanshard
Breton: Alex Farrell
Madame Bernard: Audrey Noble
Madame Laberge: Nancie Jackson
Gaston Buziers: David Nettheim
Adele Noirhomme: Maureen Toal
Leonnec: John Scott

: Benny Hill: The Vanishing Man

Written by Dave Freeman.
Benny Hill in a second showing of The Vanishing Man
featuring Nadja Regin, Frank Thornton, Joan Newell, Jennifer Browne, Valerie Brooks, Joe Gibbons, Edwin Brown, Leon Thau, Tricia Money, Valerie Stanton, Caron Gardner, Colin Spaull and George Myddleton


Writer: Dave Freeman
Incidental music: Ron Grainer
Designer: Robert Macgowan
Producer: John Street
[Actor]: Benny Hill
Russian Girl: Nadja Regin
Frindyke: Frank Thornton
Korsikoff: Frank Thornton
Mum: Joan Newell
[Actress]: Jennifer Browne
[Actress]: Valerie Brooks
[Actor]: Joe Gibbons
[Actor]: Edwin Brown
[Actor]: Leon Thau
[Actress]: Tricia Money
[Actress]: Valerie Stanton
[Actress]: Caron Gardner
[Actor]: Colin Spaull
[Actor]: George Myddleton

: The Rise of Christian Europe: 2: The End of Antiquity

Six lectures delivered to an audience at the University of Sussex, Brighton by Hugh Trevor-Roper, Regius Professor of Modern History in Oxford.

Why did the Roman Empire - that great political system which had lasted for a thousand years - come to an end? And when did it end? Hugh Trevor-Roper considers one of the major problems of European history.
A Tonight presentation


Lecturer: Hugh Trevor-Roper
Graphics: Patricia Thompson
Designer: Peter Brachacki
Director: Kenneth Corden
Producer: Alasdair Milne

: News Extra

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

: The Science of Man: 7: Food

A course in human biology.

The kind of intake required by man to maintain the optimum food content in the fluid around the cells of the body.
A BBC Educational broadcast
(Previously shown on Sunday)

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