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: Engineering Science: 15: Magnetism and Electricity

Presented by Gordon Severn.
Repeated on Wednesday and Thursday at 9.10 a.m.
(to 9.35)


Presenter: Gordon Severn
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: Indoors and Out: Science in the Street: Lighting the Way

Early forms of street lighting and the use of electricity today.
Introduced by Stanley MacKenzie.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 10.00)


Presenter: Stanley MacKenzie
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: Discovering Science: Freezing Water

This is the season of burst pipes-the 'plumbers' harvest' it has been called. In this programme Gerd Sommerhoff explains how frost causes such havoc with our plumbing and shows some of the other effects of freezing.
For Schools
Previously shown in January 1963
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 10.22)


Presenter: Gerd Sommerhoff
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: 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: Working in Electricity Supply

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

: Merry-Go-Round

For children of seven to nine.
Introduced by Tom Gibbs.

Port Holiday: 3
Rock cocoa and the story of chocolate.

Making a Story
Exploring in an old town.

For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 9.40 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Tom Gibbs
Script (Port Holiday): Barbara Willard
Film cameraman (Port Holiday): John McGlashan
Film cameraman (Making a Story): Eric Deeming
Director (Making a Story): Joy Whitby
Film editor: Robert Hill
Producer: Claire Chovil

: Newyddion

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

: Heddiw

Owen Edwards yn cyftwyno 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

: The News

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the very young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
BBC film
(to 13.45)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Looking at the United States: The Industrial Heart

The industrial region to the south-east of the Great Lakes has been described as 'the busiest workshop in the world... the Black Country of North America'.
BBC film for Schools
Previously shown in January 1962
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Cameraman: Hannen Foss
Sound recordist: Bill Searle
Film editor: John Walker
Producer: Tim Slessor

: Clapperboard

Films from home and abroad.
A Deer Called Bobacek
The river overflows but a fawn is rescued by the guardians of the forest.
A Czechoslovak film.

Life in the sea and sun is good. but a Polynesian boy sets himself a task to be accomplished on a neighbouring island.
Commentary spoken by Cyril Shaps.

Musician in the Family
A Canadian boy wants to play a musical instrument, but almost wishes he hadn't when competition time comes round.
A National Film Board of Canada film.


Narrator (Teiva): Cyril Shaps

: 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

: Hi There!

It's Rolf Harris
with Patsy Ann Noble, Michael Redway, The Dalmour Trio


Presenter: Rolf Harris
Singer: Patsy Ann Noble
Singer: Michael Redway
Musicians: The Dalmour Trio
Music directed by: Norman Percival
Designer: Christopher Pemsel
Producer: Terence Hughes

: 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: One of Us Must Go

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Gussie is in the news, and Alan gives Adrian some advice. Dilemma for David, deadlock for Bruce and Corrigan.


Series creator: Hazel Adair
Series creator: Peter Ling
Script: Martin Worth
Costume Supervisor: Mary Husband
Designer: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Producer: Morris Barry
Directort: James Cellan-Jones
Corrigan: Shane Rimmer
Ian: Ronald Allen
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Barry: Robin Hawdon
Doug: Lawrence James
Sheila: Joanna Vogel
Bruce: Robert Flemyng
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Alan: Basil Moss
Jenny: Pauline Munro
Rose: Hazel Penwarden
David: Vincent Ball
Mitch: Diana Beevers
Mr Watson: George Roderick
Harry: Arnold Ridley
Vivien: Patricia Haines
Alison: Betty Cooper

: Steptoe and Son: Steptoe a la Cart

by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H. Corbett as Harold
This week: Steptoe a la Cart
featuring Gwendolyn Watts
with Frank Thornton, Lala Lloyd
See page 30


Writer: Alan Simpson
Writer: Ray Galton
Incidental Music: Norman Percival
From an original theme by: Ron Grainer
Designer: Martin Johnson
Producer: Duncan Wood
Albert: Wilfrid Brambell
Harold: Harry H. Corbett
Monique: Gwendolyn Watts
Butler: Frank Thornton
Woman: Lala Lloyd

: The Dick Powell Theatre presents: Colossus

Introduced by Robert Taylor
and starring William Shatner, Geraldine Brooks
See page 31


Presenter: Robert Taylor
Director: Don Medford
Eric Tegman: William Shatner
Ruth Corbett: Geraldine Brooks
John Michael Rearden: Robert A. Brown
Dan Corbett: Frank Overton

: The News

: Professional Boxing: Billy Walker, West Ham v. Joe Bygraves, Jamaica

BBC Outside Broadcast cameras bring you direct from the Harry Levene Promotion at Olympia, London, a heavyweight contest over ten three-minute rounds.

The former heavyweight champion of the British Empire, Joe Bygraves is the most experienced opponent so far in the professional career of Britain's 'blond bomber' Billy Walker.

See page 31


Boxer: Billy Walker
Boxer: Joe Bygraves
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
TV presentation: Bill Wright

: The Winter Olympic Games

A special programme on the eve of the IX Winter Olympic Games
Introduced by Peter Dimmock direct from Innsbruck.
The scene is set for the greatest-ever meeting of winter sports competitors.
BBC Television invites you to
See where the various competitions will be held
Meet the British competitors
Preview tomorrow's big event-the competition for the Pairs Figure Skating Gold Medal
Presented by the Austrian Television Service


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Commentary Team: David Coleman
Commentary Team: Max Robertson
Commentary Team: Alan Weeks
Director: Alec Weeks
Director: Mathias Praml
Producer: Leslie Kettley
Producer: Jack Oaten

: News Extra

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

: The Science of Man: Touch, Temperature, and Pain

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

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