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: Engineering Science: 9: Resolution of Vectors

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 9.35)

: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 75

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.00)

: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 76

For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 9.40 a.m.
(to 10.22)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the very young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: Julius Caesar: Part 4

by William Shakespeare.
For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.35)


Author: William Shakespeare
Producer: Dorothea Brooking

: Discovering Science: Heat from Electricity

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.57)

: Pure Mathematics: Year I: Programme 20

For Schools
First shown in November 1962
(to 12.20)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: David Roseveare

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


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

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages and shows you how to make a bean bag.
You need dried butter beans, pieces of material, and sewing tilings
BBC film
(to 13.45)


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

: Science and Life: Programme 10: Atoms

Following on the work of J. J. Thomson, great advances have been made in our knowledge of the atom. Today this knowledge is applied in many fields, including agriculture, industry, and medicine.
Presented by Professor W. T. Williams.
For Schools
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Professor W. T. Williams
Producer: Morton Surguy

: The Boss Cat: Sergeant T.C.

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

Officer Dibble regrets the day when he first met T.C. and the Gang.

: Attenborough and Animals

David Attenborough shows some of the film taken on his expeditions.
This week he shows bower-birds, rheas, parrots, and humming-birds, and the strange constructions they build as nests or dancing grounds.


Presenter: David Attenborough
Film cameraman: Charles Lagus
Film cameraman: Eugene Carr
Director: Clive Parkhurst

: 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

: Call Me Mister

featuring Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band
with Valerie Masters and Nigel Pegram
From the Midlands


Musicians: Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band
Singer: Valerie Masters
Performer: Nigel Pegram
Continuity: Nicholas Lynn
Continuity: Mike Sharland
Designer: Margaret Peacock
Producer: Colin Charman

: 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

: Sportsview

Introduced by Peter Dimmock.
featuring tonight:
Professional Boxing: Dave Charnley (England) v. Tito Marshall (Panama) and Terry Downes (England) v. Mike Pusateri (U.S.A.)
Recordings of Monday night's top-of-the-bill fights at Belle Vue, Manchester.

Rugby Union: Pontypool and Cross Keys v. The New Zealanders
Highlights of tonight's match at Pontypool.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Boxer: Dave Charnley
Boxer: Tito Marshall
Boxer: Terry Downes
Boxer: Mike Pusateri
Presented by: Alec Weeks
Associate editor: Lawrie Higgins
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: Z Cars: Choose Your Partners

by John Hopkins.
There are two young constables in each car, ready to deal with trouble as it happens.

A train whistle, a telephone, a burgled safe-but are Barlow's men investigating an ordinary crime, or is espionage involved?


Writer: John Hopkins
Designer: Stanley Morris
Film sequences - Cameraman: John A. S. Turner
Film sequences - Editor: Ian Callaway
Script associate: John Gould
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: William Slater

: The News

: Festival: The Bald Prima Donna

Eugene Ionesco introduces his play The Bald Prima Donna
Translated by Donald Watson.
Starring Alison Leggatt as Mrs Smith, Laurence Hardy as Mr Smith, Daphne Slater
as Mrs Martin, David William as Mr Martin, Peter Sallis as The Captain of the Fire Brigade with Coral Atkins as The Maid
See page 33


Writer/presenter: Eugene Ionesco
Translated by: Donald Watson
Music composed by: Norman Kay
Designer: Natasha Kroll
Story editor: Harry Moore
Producer: Peter Luke
Director: Naomi Capon
Mrs Smith: Alison Leggatt
Mr Smith: Laurence Hardy
Mrs Martin: Daphne Slater
Mr Martin: David William
The Captain of the Fire Brigade: Peter Sallis
The Maid: Coral Atkins

: Our Strangled Cities

Introduced by Richard Dimbleby.
Traffic is slowly strangling our towns and cities. Can the ever-growing pressure be eased? The Buchanan Report, which has been examining the problem for two years, was published today.
Speakers include: The Rt. Hon. Ernest Marples, M.P., Minister of Transport, Professor Colin Buchanan, W. T. Rodgers, M.P.
A Panorama special
See page 33


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Speaker: The Rt. Hon. Ernest Marples
Speaker: Professor Colin Buchanan
Speaker: W. T. Rodgers
Producer: Jack Ashley

: Association Football: European Cup Winners' Cup: Tottenham Hotspur v. Manchester United

Tonight at White Hart Lane, Tottenham Hotspur, the holders, set off on their bid to retain the European Cup Winners' Cup with the first of two matches against the reigning F.A. Cup holders, Manchester United.
BBC Outside Broadcast cameras bring you an edited recording of the match.

10.35-11.5 In View: The Claymen
(Rowridge, Brighton)


Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Presented for television by: Dennis Monger

: News Extra

: Late Night Final

Evening prayers conducted by The Rev. Kenneth Slack.


Conductor: The Rev. Kenneth Slack

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