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: Open University

7.40 Physiological Adaptation

8.5 The Right Instrument?

8.30 Foundation Maths

8.55 London Underground

9.20 Role of the Budget

9.45 Ignatius Loyola

10.10 Maths

10.35 Air Pollution

11.0 Criteria of Purity

11.25 Geophysics of Cyprus

11.50 Statistics - -Distribution

12.15 Open Forum

12.40 Psychology

1.5 Transformer Core

1.30, 1.55 Maths: Complex Analysis

2.20 Educational Decisions

: Interval

: Saturday Cinema: A French Mistress

starring Cecil Parker
James Robertson Justice
Ian Bannen , Agnes Laurent
The arrival of the new French teacher abruptly shatters the ordered calm of Melbury Public School for Boys - for the new master turns out to be a mistress! Cecil Parker is the headmaster faced with rapidly crumbling discipline as the new arrival makes her glamorous presence felt by staff and pupil alike.


Unknown: Cecil Parker
Unknown: James Robertson Justice
Unknown: Ian Bannen
Unknown: Agnes Laurent
Unknown: Cecil Parker
Unknown: Roy Boulting
Unknown: Jeffrey Dell
Producer: John Boulting
Director: Roy Boulting
Headmaster: Cecil Parker
Robert Martin: James Robertson Justice
Colin Crane: Ian Bannen
Madeleine Lafarge: Agnes Laurent
Rev Edwin Peake: Raymond Huntley
Staff Sergeant Hodges: Irene Handl
Col Edmonds: Thorley Walters
Mr Meade: Kenneth Griffith
Matron: Edith Sharpe

: Cricket: Fourth Test

England v Australia Live coverage direct from The Oval
Introduced by PETER WEST


Introduced By: Peter West

: News and Sport


: Network

A series made for the BBC regions and now seen countrywide. Tonight, from BBC Wales: The Kilgetty Healer
A Week In Week Out special investigation of divine healer Peter Scothern , for whom many miraculous cures are claimed. Reporter VINCENT KANE
Series co-ordinator FRANK GILLARD


Unknown: Peter Scothern
Reporter: Vincent Kane
Director: Brian Turvey
Producer: Jeffrey Iverson
Unknown: Frank Gillard

: Vienna 1900

Games with Love and Death
Another chance to see five stories from the writings of ARTHUR SCHNITZLER
Dramatised by ROBERT MULLER Story 5: The Spring Sonata starring
Cast: page 41


Dramatised By: Robert Muller
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Herbert Wise
Berta Garlan: Lynn Redgrave

: Music on Command

from Wembley Stadium
Barri Haynes introduces a Military Musical Pageant featuring 2,000 participants representing every Regiment and Corps of the British Army.
Singing and making music have always been a part of a soldier's lifestyle, and on this occasion the largest marching band on record is joined by an audience of 40,000. Pageant produced for The Army Benevolent Fund by Major Aubrey Jackman, MBB, Musical director Lt-Col Trevor Le M. Sharpe, MBB, LRAM, ARCM, psm
Television presentation Ken Griffin


Introduces: Barri Haynes
Pageant producer: Major Aubrey Jackman
Musical director: Lt-Col Trevor Le M. Sharpe
Television Presentation: Ken Griffin

: Cricket: Fourth Test

England v Australia RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the third day's play at The OvaL


Introduces: Richie Benaud

: The Will is Not Enough

The first of two films about the Middle East today.
Arabs have a common language, a common culture and a common history and most of them share the same religion. All this contributes to the growth of Arab nationalism and provided a base for President Nasser in his attempt to achieve Arab unity. How far has the reality matched his ideals?
(Based on the series Middle East, first shown on BBC1 earlier this year.)


Editor: Tony Williams
Director: Peter Jarvis
Producer: Howard Smith

: News on 2


: Fantastic Double Bill The Cat and the Canary

Bob Hope , Paulette Goddard
When Joyce Norman inherits a house and fortune in the wild Bayou country of Louisiana, her only problem is staying alive long enough to collect them.
Bob Hope should act the big strong man and go to the lady's aid, but inevitably his knees go weak.
The Comedy of Terrors starring Vincent Price
Peter Lorre , Boris Karloff Basil Rathbone
The New England funeral parlour
, of Hinchley and Trumbull is in a bad way, so Waldo decides to put new life into the business by drumming up a little trade.
Director JACQUES TOURNEUR Films: page 9


Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Paulette Goddard
Unknown: Joyce Norman
Unknown: Bob Hope
Director: Elliot Nugent
Unknown: Peter Lorre
Unknown: Boris Karloff
Unknown: Basil Rathbone
Director: Jacques Tourneur
Wally' Campbell: Bob Hope
Joyce Norman: Paulette Goddard
Blythe: John Beal
Charlie Wilder: Douglass Montgomery
Miss Lu: Gale Sondergaard
Lawyer Crosby: George Zucco
Aunt Susan: Elizabeth Patterson
Cecily: Nydia Westman
Waldo Trumbull: Vincent Price
Felix Gillie: Peter Lorre
Amos Hinchley: Boris Karloff
John F Black: Basil Rathbone
Cemetery keeper: Joe E Brown
Amaryllis: Joyce Jameson
PhippS: Buddy Mason
Mrs Phipps: Beverley Hills
Maid: Linda Rogers
RiggS: Paul Barsolow
Manservant: Luree Nicholson
Cleopatra the cat: Rhubarb

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