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: Engineering Science: 9: Resolution of Vectors

Presented by Gordon Severn.
(to 9.35)


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

: Indoors and Out: Man and his Animals: 5: Animals of the House

A science series for primary schools.
Of the many animals that use man's dwellings three of the more important are the house sparrow, house mouse, and furniture beetle.
Introduced by Dick Bagnall-Oakeley.
For Schools
(to 10.00)


Presenter: Dick Bagnall-Oakeley
Producer: Eric Simms

: Discovering Science: Heat from Electricity

Nowadays electricity supplies one of our main sources of heat. Gerd Sommerhoff explains the electric current and shows how it may be used to give heat and light.
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

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 11.00)


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

: Going to Work: 10: Trade Unions

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

: People of Many Lands: Revision: Who? What? Where?

A review programme which glances back through some of the film seen during the past term.
Introduced by Tony Gibson.
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 9.40 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Tony Gibson
Film editor: Malcolm James
Producer: Peggie Broadhead

: Newyddion

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

: Heddiw

Today: a Welsh topical magazine.
(Welsh transmitters, 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 4

by William Shakespeare.
For Schools
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.35)


Author: William Shakespeare
Fights arranged by: Peter Diamond
Costume supervisor: Sheila Glassford
Make-up supervisor: Gillian James
Music composed by: Tristram Cary
Designer: Gordon Roland
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Mark Antony: Patrick Allen
Brutus: William Squire
Cassius: Bernard Archard
Ghost of Julius Caesar: Gerald Young
Octavius Caesar: Michael Graham
Lucius: Leslie Hart
Lucilius: Michael Godfrey
Titinius: Robert Morris
Pindarus: John Evitts
Messala: Dennis Edwards
Claudius: Gerry Jones
Messenger: Ian Ricketts
Strato: Michael Napier-Brown
Volumnius: Bill Hepper
Dardanius: Michael Jayston
Clitus: Jeremy Conway
Soldiers: David Richards
Soldiers: Peter Hamilton
Soldiers: Rowland Davies
Soldiers: Peter Marben

: Rubovia: The Clue

by Gordon Murray.
Another showing of The Clue
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

One thousand Emperor dragonflies will emerge from one pond in Berkshire in a single night
Heinrich Schliemann proved that Homer's Troy was fact rather than myth
Lance Percival and top experts, with some young friends, probe facts and fancies of all kinds.


Presenter: Lance Percival
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 Tax Man Cometh

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Adrian makes a killing and David feels half-dead.


Series creator: Hazel Adair
Series creator: Peter Ling
Script: Max Marquis
Costume supervisor: Ena Nickalls
Designer: Archie Clark
Producer/director: Morris Barry
Bruce: Robert Flemyng
Jenny Simms: Pauline Munro
Miss Eraser: Christine Lindsay
Barry: Robin Hawdon
Mitch: Diana Beevers
Jessie Sullivan: Dorothea Rundle
Alan: Basil Moss
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Lucy: Carol Mauray
Dealer: Ray Marioni
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Doug: Lawrence James
Char: Janet Glenn
Alison: Betty Cooper
Premis: Larry Burns
Mr Simms: Terence de Marney
Celia: Rachel Gurney
Newcastle Pope: James Cossins
Edna Sullivan: Margery Withers
Stan: Johnny Wade
Iris: Louise Dunn
Paula: Judy Franklin

: 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 and the Safe-cracker

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

Lucy and the Safe-cracker
..join forces to help the bank manager!


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

: Soviet State Circus

An adventure into the fabulous world of Russian Circus filmed during actual performances in The Moscow State Circus, The Georgian State Circus, The Rostov State Circus, The Leningrad State Circus
Oleg Popov, Russia's greatest clown
Avanessova, Airborne with a live eagle
Kasyanov Troupe, High dry diving on an upward awing
Vyazov Fliers, Flying trapeze without a net
Mchedelishvili, Georgian power acrobats
Enguibarov, Great clown discovery
Shestoua and the Twin Brothers Assaturyan, Unique adagio trio from Samarkand Logacrova, Honoured artiste on the silver wire
Kaseyev and Manasaryan, Brilliant hand equilibrists
Lissin and Sinkovskaya in their 'Flight with the Rocket'
Filmed through the courtesy of The All Union Committee for State Circuses by arrangement with Central Television of the U.S.S.R. and in co-operation with Producer, Gherman Livanov
Introductions spoken by Keith Fordyce.
First shown on May 12
See page 27


Clown: Oleg Popov
Performer: Avanessova
Divers: Kasyanov Troupe
Trapeze artists: Vyazov Fliers
Acrobatics: Mchedelishvili
Clown: Enguibarov
Performers: Shestoua and the Twin Brothers Assaturyan
Performer: Logacrova
Equilibrists: Kaseyev and Manasaryan
Performers: Lissin and Sinkovskaya
Producer: Gherman Livanov
Introductions spoken by: Keith Fordyce
Script and production: Derek Burrell-Davis

: The News

: Maigret: The Judge's House

Dramatised by Elaine Morgan from the novel La maison du Juge.
A crime series from the novels of Georges Simenon.
Starring Rupert Davies as Maigret, Ewen Solon as Lucas, Helen Shingler as Madame Maigret
Guest star, Leslie French
A BBC-tv production
See page 27


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: Terence Dudley
Chief Inspector Maigret: Rupert Davies
Lucas: Ewen Solon
Madame Maigret: Helen Shingler
Lise: Lyn Ashley
Dr Mandel: Paul Bacon
Albert: Dyson Lovell
Supt Jaminet: Raymond Mason
Didine Gulot: Patricia Hayes
Gulot: Edwin Finn
Judge Forlacroix: Leslie French
Marcel: Terence Bayler
Policeman: Ray Roberts
Photographer: David Baxter
Therese: Audine Leith
Hotel proprietor: Dennis Handby
Estelle: Jean Leo
Receptionist: Julie Paulle

: Benny Hill: Cry of Innocence

Written by Dave Freeman.
Benny Hill in a second showing of Cry of Innocence
featuring John Gabriel, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Joan Newell, Roger Avon, Yootha Joyce, Arthur Mullard, Gordon Phillott, Howard Douglas, Ann Lancaster, Joan Ingram, Ronnie Brody, Patsy Smart, Jennifer Browne, Robert Raglan, William Sherwood, Michael Stainton, Reg Thompson, Michael Earl


Writer: Dave Freeman
Incidental music: Ron Grainer
Designer: Tony Abbott
Producer: Duncan Wood
[Actor]: Benny Hill
[Actor]: John Gabriel
[Actress]: Ambrosine Phillpotts
[Actress]: Joan Newell
[Actor]: Roger Avon
Bella: Yootha Joyce
Sam: Arthur Mullard
[Actor]: Gordon Phillott
[Actor]: Howard Douglas
[Actress]: Ann Lancaster
Princess von Puffenburg: Joan Ingram
[Actor]: Ronnie Brody
Miss Prisby: Patsy Smart
[Actress]: Jennifer Browne
[Actor]: Robert Raglan
[Actor]: William Sherwood
[Actor]: Michael Stainton
[Actor]: Reg Thompson
[Actor]: Michael Earl

: The Rise of Christian Europe: 3: The Dark Age of Europe

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

Europe's abasement coincided with the golden age of Islam... an abasement so complete that it looked as if Europe had nothing more to offer except iron and skins and slaves. Yet, out of this dark age, Europe revived.
A Tonight presentation


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

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: The Science of Man: 8: Respiration

A course in human biology.
A BBC Educational broadcast
Previously shown on Sunday

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