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How is it that the human body can support itself in so many different positions? What is it that prevents such a delicate organ as the brain from injury when its owner has a fall? The human skeleton performs various functions in addition to support and protection, and in today's programme Professor W. S. Bullough demonstrates some of them.

Contributors

Presenter:
Professor W. S. Bullough
Producer:
F. R. Elwell

Eamonn Andrews opens Playbox
helped by Tony Hart
including:

The Six Clue Challenge: 1: Robbery with Music
Written by Vere Lorrimer.
Where you can try your hand at being a detective.
With Ivan Owen as Inspector Bruce, John Cronin as Andrew Gage.

and
The Inter-Regional Quiz Championship
In which children from all over the country take part.

Contributors

Presenter:
Eamonn Andrews
Co-presenter:
Tony Hart
Director:
Gerald Wiltshire
Writer (The Six Clue Challenge):
Vere Lorrimer
Inspector Bruce (The Six Clue Challenge):
Ivan Owen
Andrew Gage (The Six Clue Challenge):
John Cronin

Peter West re-introduces Good Companions
The programme of pets for people with pets
with Stanley Dangerfield talking about the care and training of dogs and showing some popular breeds.
Special items:
Budgerigars with Philip Marsden and Tortoises
The first programme in the new weekly series edited by Stanley Dangerfield

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter West
Co-presenter/editor:
Stanley Dangerfield
Item presenter (Budgerigars):
Philip Marsden
Producer:
Humphrey Fisher

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Rory McEwen and Alex McEwen

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/guitarist:
Rory McEwen
Singer/guitarist:
Alex McEwen
Producer:
Donald Baverstock

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview, Television's weekly sports magazine for the family including an exclusive film report of last night's contest between Terry Downes and Phil Edwards for the Middleweight Championship of Great Britain.
and
First Person: 3: Bobby Locke
A new view of the stars in sport.

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Dimmock
Boxer:
Terry Downes
Boxer:
Phil Edwards
Speaker (First Person):
Bobby Locke
Editor:
Paul Fox
Editor:
Ronnie Noble
Presented by:
Bryan Cowgill

Regional Variations (2)

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?

BBC Television

Duration: 32 minutes

on BBC Television

Available for over a year

First transmitted in 1958, the Victoria & Albert Museum challenges a panel of experts to identify a series of unusual objects. Show more

BBC Television

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More