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: Engineering Science: 14: Electrical Power and Energy

Previously shown on Tuesday and Wednesday
(to 9.35)

: Merry-Go-Round: Port Holiday: 2; Words and Pictures

For children of seven to nine.
For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 10.00)

: For Sixth Forms: Revolution in Industry: 2: Mechanisation

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.27)

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the very young
David Enders tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
BBC film
(to 11.00)


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

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

For Schools
Previously shown on Wednesday
(to 11.25)

: Signpost: Our New House: 2: Bricks and Mortar

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 11.55)

: 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
Golygydd, NAN DAVIES
Today: a topical magazine.
(Welsh transmitters and 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: 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 13.45)


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

: Spotlight

People - Politics - Problems in the news
A topical programme for older children.
BBC programme for Schools
(to 14.25)


Film editor: Tony Williams
Producer: Barbara Parker

: Top Score

Introduced by Eamonn Andrews.
With Shirley Abicair, Robert Harbin, Nat Temple and his Band
Hostesses, Sue Peters, Susan Temple
The Inter-City Quiz competing for the Top Score
London v. Newcastle upon Tyne


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Zitherist: Shirley Abicair
Magician: Robert Harbin
Musicians: Nat Temple and his Band
Hostess: Sue Peters
Hostess: Susan Temple
Questions devised by: Nancy Graham
Settings: Peter Brachacki
Associate Producer: Richard Evans
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: Junior Points of View

A weekly look at criticism and comments from younger viewers.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Junior Points of View, [address removed]

: 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

: The White Heather Club

Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor invite you to meet Eleanor Leith, Peter Mallan, Gordon Yeats, Alan Cameron, The White Heather Dancers and Ian Powrie and his Band.
From Scotland


Singer/presenter: Robin Hall
Singer/guitarist/presenter: Jimmie Macgregor
Singer: Eleanor Leith
Singer: Peter Mallan
Dancer: Gordon Yeats
Pianist: Alan Cameron
Dancers: The White Heather Dancers
Dance director: Jack Cooper
Musicians: Ian Powrie and his Band
Designer: Sheila Toye
Producer: Iain MacFadyen

: 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
Associate producer: John Lloyd
Associate producer: Kenneth Corden
Assistant editor: Elizabeth Cowley
Editor: Peter Batty

: Compact: The Best Policy

by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Corrigan calls a meeting. Ian finds himself in a delicate situation, and tells the truth.
See page 39


Writer: Hazel Adair
Writer: Peter Ling
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Gerald Blake
Mrs Chater: Beryl Cooke
Russell Corrigan: Shane Rimmer
Edmund Bruce: Robert Flemyng
Alan: Basil Moss
Jenny: Pauline Munro
Mitch: Diana Beevers
David: Vincent Ball
Alison: Betty Cooper
Barry: Robin Hawdon
Doug: Lawrence James
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Vivien: Patricia Haines
Sheila Boxall: Joanna Vogel
Ian: Ronald Allen
Camilla: Carmen Silvera
Police Constable: John York
Counter-hand: Richard Klee
Rose Petrie: Hazel Penwarden

: Dr. Kildare: Vote of Confidence

A film series starring Richard Chamberlain as Dr Kildare, Raymond Massey as Dr Gillespie.
Guest star, Eddie Albert


Dr. Kildare: Richard Chamberlain
Dr. Gillespie: Raymond Massey
Dr. Norman French: Eddie Albert

: This Is Your Life

says Eamonn Andrews to ?


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Devised by: Ralph Edwards
Executive producer: T. Leslie Jackson
Writing and research: Peter Moore
Writing and research: Nickola Sterne
Writing and research: Suzanne Twiston-Davies
Writing and research: Anthony Chivers
Writing and research: John Dalzell
Writing and research: Alan Haire
Writing and research: Colin Reid
Music: James Turner
Director: Michael Goodwin
Director: Mark Patterson
Producer: Vere Lorrimer

: The News

: La Belle Helene

Music by Jacques Offenbach
Libretto by Meilhac and Halevy
English version by Geoffrey Dunn
The Sadler's Wells production
Sadler's Wells Orchestra, Leader, Barry Collins
Conducted by John Matheson
Associate conductor, Frank Doolan
Sadler's Wells Chorus
Chorus-Master, David Tod Boyd
Sadler's Wells Opera Ballet
Programme presented by arrangement with Sadler's Wells Trust, Ltd.
See page 39


Music: Jacques Offenbach
Libretto: Meilhac and Halevy
English version: Geoffrey Dunn
Musicians: Sadler's Wells Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Barry Collins
Orchestra conducted by: John Matheson
Associate Conductor: Frank Doolan
Singers: Sadler's Wells Chorus
Chorus-Master: David Tod Boyd
Dancers: Sadler's Wells Opera Ballet
Choreographer: Philippe Perrottet
Stage Production designer: Anthony Powell
Stage Production producer: Basil Coleman
Television Production designer: Clifford Hatts
Television Production producer: Charles R. Rogers
Helen, Queen of Sparta: Joyce Blackham
Paris, son of King Priam of Troy: Kevin Miller
Calchas, High Priest of Jupiter: Derek Hammond Stroud
Menelaus, King of Sparta: John Fryatt
Agamemnon, King of Kings: John Heddle Nash
Orestes, son of Agamemnon: Patricia Kern
Achilles, King of Phthiotis: John Carolan
Ajax I, King of Salamis: Lawrence Folley
Ajax II, King of Locris: Tom Swift
Daphne, Helen's maid: Joan Davies
Daughter of joy - Chloe: Sophia Trant
Daughter of joy - Jocanthis: Shirley Saunders
Daughter of joy - Anthea: Elizabeth Howarth
Daughter of joy - Phantis: Margaret Morris
Philocomos, servant to Calchas: Gwilym Jones
Euthycles, a blacksmith: Charles Draper

: Gallery

Introduced by Ian Trethowan with Robert McKenzie.
As the political parties prepare for a General Election, Gallery reports on the personalities and the policies which will go before the voter this year.


Presenter: Ian Trethowan
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Film editor: Ken Cooper
Director: Ian Martin
Producer: Anthony Whitby

: News Extra

: Parliamo Italiano: 13: Lungo La Strada

A course of thirty lessons for beginners.
A BBC Educational broadcast
Previously shown on Saturday

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