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: Engineering Science: 20: Series and Parallel Connections

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


Presenter: Gordon Severn
Director: Edward Goldwyn
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: Indoors and Out: Science in the Garden: Rocks and Stones

The origin of the stones in your garden soil and some of the creatures that live beneath them.
Introduced by Eric Hobbis.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 10.00)


Presenter: Eric Hobbis
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: Discovering Science: Water in the Body

Water makes up about three-quarters of the human body and more than nine-tenths of some plants. In this programme Gerd Sommerhoff describes something of the importance of water in the body.
For Schools
Previously shown in March 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: Mechanical Engineering

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

: Merry-Go-Round

For children of seven to nine.

Animal Families: 2: Marsupials
Introduced by Desmond Morris.

Living in the Past: 2: A girl at home in fifth-century B.C. Athens
Introduced by Tom Gibbs.
With Paula Jacobs, Rosemary Lewis, Elna Pearl, Hilary Green, Brian Cant, John Ross

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


Film cameraman: Eric Deeming
Film editor: Robert Hill
Producer: Claire Chovil
Item presenter (Animal Families): Desmond Morris
Item presenter (Living in the Past): Tom Gibbs
[Actress]: Paula Jacobs
[Actress]: Rosemary Lewis
[Actress]: Elna Pearl
[Actress]: Hilary Green
[Actor]: Brian Cant
[Actor]: John Ross

: The News

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

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: Mid-West: The Corn Belt

'The agricultural supermarket of the nation'... ' the biggest hog farm in the world'... these superlatives have been used to describe the Corn Belt-a vast, gently rolling plain where the soil and climate make for farming conditions which approach the ideal.
BBC film for Schools
Previously shown in March 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

: Gergo and the Two Magic Oxen

A cartoon film from Hungary.
A young wood-cutter is given two tiny animals which accomplish amazing things.
Commentary spoken by Antony Bilbow.


Narrator: Antony Bilbow
English version written and presented by: Peggy Miller

: Fascinating Facts

Lady Hester Stanhope, niece of the great William Pitt, spent the last part of her life journeying through the Middle East where no woman had ever appeared unveiled.
To find the greatest sea-bird in the world, the albatross, you must sail to the Roaring Forties.
Kenneth Kendall and top experts, with some young friends, probe facts and fancies of all kinds.


Presenter: Kenneth Kendall
Research: Nadine Wood
Research: Joanne Symons
Designer: Peter Mavius
Director: Clive Parkhurst
Producer: John Irwin

: The News

: Town and Around

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


Presenter: Michael Aspel

: Folk Like Folk

Singing and dancing in the arena of the Royal Albert Hall, London.
400 international performers present a selection of the best in the folk world.
with The Skansen Dancers from Sweden
Cyril Tawney, the folk singer
The Camden Town Sound
The Headington Quarry Morris Men from Oxfordshire
The Ted Kavanagh Irish Dancers Champions of Great Britain
Jackie Toaduff, Clog dance champion
Coral do Ribatejo, Songs and dances from Portugal


Dancers: The Skansen Dancers
Singer: Cyril Tawney
Musicians: The Camden Town Sound
Morris dancers: The Headington Quarry Morris Men
Dancers: The Ted Kavanagh Irish Dancers Champions
Dancer: Jackie Toaduff
Singers/dancers: Coral do Ribatejo
Producer for the English Folk Dance and Song Society: Ronald Smedley
Commentator: Frank Bough
Presented for television by: Ray Colley

: 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: Derrick Amoore
Associate producer: Kevin Billington
Associate producer: John Lloyd
Associate producer: Kenneth Corden
Associate producer: Michael Tuchner
Assistant editor: Elizabeth Cowley
Editor: Peter Batty

: Compact: An End and a Beginning

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Mr. Thompson investigates; Vivien makes plans for the future-and news of Sally reaches Compact.


Series creator: Hazel Adair
Series creator: Peter Ling
Script: Bob Stuart
Designer: Donald Brewer
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: David Giles
Doug: Lawrence James
Vivien: Patricia Haines
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Bruce: Robert Flemyng
Terry: Jimmy Ray
Miss Fraser: Christine Lindsay
Thompson: Frank Sieman
Mr Senior: Leonard Jackson
Iris: Louise Dunn
Camilla: Carmen Silvera
Alan: Basil Moss
Ben: Bill Kerr
Mrs Chater: Beryl Cooke
Paula: Judy Franklin
Jenny: Pauline Munro
Barry: Robin Hawdon
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Stan: Johnny Wade
Corrigan: Shane Rimmer
Janet: Christine Pollon

: Sykes and a Plank

Written by Eric Sykes.
Starring Eric Sykes, Hattie Jacques
featuring Deryck Guyler
with Richard Shaw, Annie Leake, Teddy Green, Barney Gilbraith, George Betton, Felix Bowness, Roy Vicente, John Doye
Teddy Green is appearing in 'Pickwick' at the Saville Theatre, London
See page 27


Writer: Eric Sykes
Incidental music: Gordon Franks
Film cameraman: Tony Leggo
Film editor: Geoff Botterill
Designer: Peter Seddon
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Eric: Eric Sykes
Hattie Sykes: Hattie Jacques
Policeman: Deryck Guyler
[Actor]: Richard Shaw
[Actress]: Annie Leake
[Actor]: Teddy Green
[Actor]: Barney Gilbraith
[Actor]: George Betton
[Actor]: Felix Bowness
[Actor]: Roy Vicente
[Actor]: John Doy

: The Dick Powell Theatre presents: The Sea Witch

Starring Carolyn Jones, Harry Guardino
A tuna fisherman discovers that a beautiful young stowaway is wanted for murder.


Director: John Peyser
Cleo: Carolyn Jones
Jerry: Gerald Mohr
Fitz: John Ericson
Emile: Ralph Manza

: The News

: European Journal: No. 2

Introduced by Ian Trethowan.
Six television networks in Europe look at Europe and its people.

Europe in America
A French report from the U.S.A. by Edward Behr.

The Forgotten People
A BBC report from Germany by John Morgan.

Mr. X
A German report on the man who challenges General de Gaulle as President of France by Hartmut Stein.

Women at Work
A Swiss film team visits southern Italy with Georges Kleinmann.

See page 26


Presenter: Ian Trethowan
Reporter (Europe in America): Edward Behr
Reporter (The Forgotten People): John Morgan
Reporter (Mr. X): Hartmut Stein
Reporter (Women at Work): Georges Kleinmann
Film editor: James Colina
Film editor: Bob Abrahams
Produced for BBC-tv by: Geoffrey Baines
Produced for BBC-tv by: Ronnie Noble

: Ballet from Europe: Ballet Miniatures

With soloists from the Kirov State Theatre, Leningrad.
Including Irina Kolpakova, Ninel Kurgapkina, Alia Osipenko, Iraida Utretskaya, Boris Bregvadze, Anatoli Nisnevich.
A Soviet film
See page 27


Dancer: Irina Kolpakova
Dancer: Ninel Kurgapkina
Dancer: Alia Osipenko
Dancer: Iraida Utretskaya
Dancer: Boris Bregvadze
Dancer: Anatoli Nisnevich
Choreography: Leonid Jacobsen

: News Extra

followed by The Weather

: The Science of Man: The Brain (1)

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

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