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: Pure Mathematics: Year I: Programme 29

For Schools
Previously shown in February 1963
(to 10.00)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 85

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


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages.
BBC film
(to 11.00)


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

: Television Club: Making a Telescope

Written and produced by Bill Scott.
A school visit to the London Planetarium gives Colin the idea of Making a Telescope.
Introduced by James Lloyd.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 2.5 p.m.
(to 11.25)


Writer/producer: Bill Scott
Presenter: James Lloyd
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Mr Brent: Ian Gardiner
Colin Brent: Alexander Riley
Shirley Brent: Judith Geeson

: For Sixth Forms: Revolution in Industry: 5: The Future of Industry

Four experts in various fields of industry discuss how new techniques will affect our lives in the second half of this century.
Introduced by Donald Holms.
with Sir William Carron, H. P. Barker, Stafford Beer, L. Landon Goodman
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 10.2 a.m.
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Donald Holms
Panellist: Sir William Carron
Panellist: H. P. Barker
Panellist: Stafford Beer
Panellist: L. Landon Goodman
Producer: John Field

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Tales of the Riverbank: The Looking-Glass

For the very young
A film series of the adventures of Hammy and his friends.
Hammy is rescued by Turtle from an excess of vanity.
Commentary spoken by Johnny Morris.
(to 13.45)


Narrator: Johnny Morris
Presented by: Peggy Miller

: Going to Work: Dairy Farming

Introduced by Peter West.
How does the Agricultural Apprenticeship Scheme operate? Lawrence, a trainee on a farm in the Midlands, describes how he came into the scheme and what the work is like.
BBC film for Schools
Previously shown in October 1961
Repeated on Tuesday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Peter West
Film cameraman: Frederick Branch Ford
Film editor: John Griffiths
Producer: Peter Montagnon

: Signpost: Up in the Sky: 1: The Balloon

Christopher Trace explains how balloons can be made to fly, and to what uses they may be put.
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 14.47)


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Film Editor: Malcolm James
Producer: Peggie Broadhead

: Middle School Mathematics: 15: Correlation

Do tall boys have big feet? Has the sale of television sets caused the decline of cinema audiences?
Introduced by Stewart Gartside.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 10.2 a.m.
(to 15.10)


Presenter: Stewart Gartside
Film edited by: Michael Dunk
Illustrated by: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: John Cain

: Blue Peter

Christopher Trace and Valerie Singleton introduce a magazine programme for younger viewers.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Film Editor: Valerie Best
Production Assistant: Rosemary Gill
Director: Edward Barnes
Producer: Biddy Baxter

: William Goes Shopping

by Richmal Crompton.
Adapted for television by C. E. Webber.
Previously shown on May 4, 1963


Author: Richmal Crompton
Adapter: C. E. Webber
Film cameraman: Charles Parnell
Film editor: Bob Morgan
Designer: Austen L. Spriggs
Producer: Leonard Chase
William: Denis Gilmore
Mrs Brown: Patricia Marmont
Old man: Frank Atkinson
Charlie the Villain: Richard Turner
Sophie: Eila Zambardi
Outfitter: Edwin Apps
Charlie the Tobacconist: John Gill
Woman: Peggy Ann Clifford
Girl 1: Melanie Rowland
Girl 2: Adrienne Poster
Georgie: David Jackson

: 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 Hoot'nanny Show

The Corrie Folk Trio and Paddie Bell, The Ian Campbell Folk Group, Ray and Archie Fisher, Jenny Johnson


Band: The Corrie Folk Trio and Paddie Bell
Musicians: The Ian Campbell Folk Group
Singer: Ray Fisher
Singer: Archie Fisher
Singer: Jenny Johnson
Director: David Bell
Producer: Travers Thorneloe
Producer: W. Gordon Smith

: 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

: Adventure: Wheels Across the Sahara

The Sahara is a formidable challenge to a car; nevertheless, it has been crossed many times-in winter. In summer it is considered well-nigh impossible. Yet David Newman and Robert Du Pontet drove through the full heat and brought back tonight's film.
See page 21


Filmed by: Robert Du Pontet
Film editor: Bob Dearberg
Narrated and directed by: David Newman
Presented by: John Sheppard
Series edited by: Brian Branston

: The Lucy Show: Lucy and the Bank Scandal

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 Bank Scandal ...are anything but a safe combination!


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

: Panorama

The Window on the World
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with reports on People - Places - Problems in the news from Panorama's regular team of commentators Robin Day and Michael Barratt, Michael Charlton, Roderick MacFarquhar, John Morgan.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: Michael Barratt
Reporter: Michael Charlton
Reporter: Roderick MacFarquhar
Reporter: John Morgan
Associate producer: David J. Webster
Associate producer: Richard Francis
Assistant editor: Christopher Ralling
Editor: David Wheeler

: The News

: The Best of Maigret: The Mistake

A crime series from the novels of Georges Simenon.
Dramatised by Roger East from the novel "Maigret se trompe."

Starring Rupert Davies as Inspector Maigret
with Ewen Solon as Lucas and Helen Shingler as Madame Maigret
Guest stars: John Robinson
with Annabel Maule, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Valerie White
BBC recording produced in association with Winwell Productions Ltd.
(Last shown on June 17, 1961)

Professor Gouin is a brilliant surgeon, but as Maigret says: 'He just doesn't understand what makes people tick'. Caught in the drama of murder, he finds that love at least cannot be diagnosed.


Author: Georges Simenon
Dramatised by: Roger East
Designer: Eileen Diss
Music composed by: Ron Grainer
Film Cameraman: John Ray
Film Editor: Ian Callaway
Script Editor: Giles Cooper
Associate: Bill Luckwell
Director/Producer: Andrew Osborn
Chief Inspector Maigret: Rupert Davies
Lucas: Ewen Solon
Madame Maigret: Helen Shingler
Dr Lanvin: Dennis Edwards
Professor Gouin: John Robinson
Sister: Kathleen Saintsbury
Dr Lucile Decaux: Annabel Maule
Desiree Brault: Ilona Ference
Madame Cornet: Totti Truman Taylor
Louis: George Betton
Pierre Eyraud: Eric Thompson
Dr Paul: John Salew
Germain Gouin: Peggy Thorpe-Bates
Antoinette Ollevier: Valerie White

: Points of View

A quick look at criticism and comments from viewers.
Next edition on Friday at 10.15 p.m.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to Points of View, [address removed]

: Come Dancing

with Peter West
The first semi-final in this year's nation - wide amateur ballroom dancing contest between fourteen regions for the BBC Television Award and Formation Team Cup.

Central London
From The Lyceum in the Strand.
Cyril Stapleton and his Orchestra
Compere, Judith Chalmers
South London
From The Orchid Ballroom, Purley.
Ray MacVay and his Orchestra
Compere, Keith Fordyce

Before a panel of judges nominated by members of the Official Board of Ballroom Dancing Ltd. including the Welsh Alliance.


Presenter: Peter West
Musicians (Central London): Cyril Stapleton and his Orchestra
Compere (Central London): Judith Chalmers
TV presentation (Central London): Brian Johnson
Musicians (South London): Ray MacVay and his Orchestra
Compere (South London): Keith Fordyce
TV presentation (South London): Robin Scott
Programme arranged by: Eric Morley
Studio direction: Reg Perrin
Series produced by: Philip Lewis

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: The Thread of Life: Programme 6: Nucleic Acid: The Information Carrier

An introduction to Molecular Biology.
A BBC Educational broadcast
Previously shown on Saturday

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