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: Engineering Science: 14: Electrical Power and Energy

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 9.35)

: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 79

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.00)

: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 80

A course running through two academic years.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 9.40 a.m.
The second-year broadcasts are at 10.2 a.m. on Mondays (repeated Wednesdays, 9.40 a.m.) and at 10.2 am. on Wednesdays (repeated Fridays 9.40 a.m.)
To accompany this series a booklet, containing examples and explanatory notes, can be obtained by sending a crossed postal order for 1s. to BBC Publications [address removed]
(to 10.22)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: Gwynne Jones

: 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

: Looking at the United States: New York

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

: Discovering Science: Boiling Water

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.55)

: Pure Mathematics: Year I: Programme 24

A course running through two academic years.
For Schools
First shown on January 23, 1963
The first-year broadcasts are at 9.40 a.m. on Mondays and 12.0 noon on Wednesdays.
To accompany this series a booklet, containing examples and explanatory notes. can be obtained by sending a crossed postal order for 1s. to BBC Publications [address removed]
(to 12.20)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: David Roseveare

: 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: Picture Book

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages.
BBC film
(to 13.45)


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

: Science and Life: How Your Body Works: 2: The Skin

The organ of the human body we see most of is the skin, our protection from the dangers of the outside world. Professor W. S. Bullough describes its intricate structure and some of its many functions.
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Professor W. S. Bullough
Producer: Lawrie Lawler

: The Boss Cat: Dibble Sings Again

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

Sergeant Dibble's ambition to appear on television is almost, but not quite, satisfied by T.C.

: Animal Magic in Winter

A special edition in which Johnny Morris and Tony Soper look back on last winter's ice and snow.
From the West
See page 32


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Presenter: Tony Soper
Film editor: Brian Turvey
Devised and directed by: Jeffery Boswall
Producer: Winwood Reade

: The News

: Town and Around

A daily presentation of news and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Corbet Woodall.
followed by The Weather


Presenter: Corbet Woodall

: Top of the Pops

A new look at Britain's best-sellers.
Discs - Artists - News from this week's Top Twenty.
Introduced tonight by Peter Murray.


Presenter: Peter Murray
Settings: Kenneth Lawson
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: 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
Editor: Peter Batty

: The Third Man: Dinner in Paris

A film series starring Michael Rennie as Harry Lime.
A BBC film release
A famous chef, who is an old friend of Harry Lime, invites him to a specially prepared dinner. While Harry approves of the menu, he is less enthusiastic about the company, his friend keeps.

7.35-8.0 One Man's County: John Betjeman looks at Cornwall.
(Rowridge, Brighton)

7.35-8.0 Scan: life in the Midlands.
(Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree)


Story and teleplay: Iain MacCormick
Director: Anthony Bushell
Producer: Felix Jackson
Harry Lime: Michael Rennie
Delena Kidd: Yvonne Chanteau
Coffier: Alexander Gauge
Howard Sherman: Thomas Duggan
Angele: Jocelyn Britton
Bradford Webster: Jonathan Harris
Presenter (One Man's County): John Betjeman

: Z Cars: I Mean...Where Does It Stop?

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


Writer: John Hopkins
Designer: Spencer Chapman
Film sequences - Film Cameraman: Kenneth Westbury
Film sequences - Film Editor: Christopher La Fontaine
Script Editor: Robert Barr
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Robin Midgley

: Sportsview

Introduced by Frank Bough bringing you Action-News-Controversy in a weekly sports magazine for the family.
Tonight's sports include:
The Monte Carlo Rally with Sportsview's film report of the winter's top motoring event and Raymond Baxter with some of the leading drivers of the 1964 rally.
See page 8


Presenter: Frank Bough
Reporter (Motoring): Raymond Baxter
Presented by: Alec Weeks
Associate editor: Lawrie Higgins
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: The News

: Festival presenting: August for the People

by Nigel Dennis.
[Starring] Michael Hordern
and Judy Campbell, Judi Dench, Roy Kinnear
with Edric Connor, Tom Criddle, Robert James, Fulton MacKay, Arthur Mullard
See page 33


Writer: Nigel Dennis
Music: Norman Percival
Designer: Reece Pemberton
Story editor: Harry Moore
Producer: Peter Luke
Director: Alan Cooke
Sir Augustus Thwaites: Michael Hordern
Mr Glumly: Tom Criddle
Lord Woodham: Robert James
Toastmaster: Hugh Owen
First Peer: Richard Cuthbert
Second Peer: Frank Littlewood
Mr Bolt: Roy Kinnear
First Reporter: Rex Robinson
Second Reporter: Robin Parkinson
Third Reporter: Leofwin Hayes
Angela Thwaites: Judi Dench
Mrs Fulton: Judy Campbell
Finola: Mary Kay
Lady Reporter: Madeleine Burgess
Dr Swinburne: Fulton MacKay
Woman with carrycot: Charlotte Selwyn
Colin Thompson: Geoffrey Hinsliff
Mrs Thompson: Sarah Buchanan
Beamer: Arthur Mullard
Woman with Red Hat: Stella Tanner
Miss Willoughby: Elisabeth Murray
Lichee of Tambucca: Edric Connor
Organiser: Faith Kent
Aide to Lichee: Yemi Ajibade

: News Extra

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

: Late Night Final

with The Rev. Eric James.


Presenter: The Rev. Eric James

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