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Some fishes are able to glide through the air, but only three groups of animals have true organs of flight-birds, bats, and insects. John Barlee deals today chiefly with birds and illustrates various methods of flight by film he has taken himself.
(BBC recording)
(Repeated on Friday at 11.20 a.m.)


John Barlee
F.R. Elwell

Your Turn Now
A programme of home-made entertainment with Archie McCulloch in London.
Guest star, Joan Regan
At the organ, Andrew Fenner

3.15 Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
From the BBC's Midland television studio

(to 15.30)


Presenter (Your Turn Now):
Archie McCulloch
Singer/guest star (Your Turn Now):
Joan Regan
Organist (Your Turn Now):
Andrew Fenner
Producer (Your Turn Now):
Richard Gilbert
Exerciser (Keep Fit):
Eileen Fowler
Arranged by (Keep Fit):
Ann Shead
Music arranged and played by (Keep Fit):
Helen Shields
Presented by (Keep Fit):
Desmond O'Leary

Vera McKechnie introduces Your Monday Magazine.

Build your own Pocket Transistor Radio
with Gilbert Davey.

The Story of Fashion: 3 - The Bustle
by Cecile Hummel.

Growing Things with Percy Thrower
Competition results and how to use your miniature greenhouse.

Steve Benbow the Ballad Man

George Cansdale with some more friends

Books on Jazz

The Ted Taylor Four

Current Film Releases

Stamp Collection

Zodiac Quiz


Vera McKechnie
Item presenter (Build your own Pocket Transistor Radio):
Gilbert Davey
Item presenter (The Story of Fashion):
Cecile Hummel
Item presenter (Growing Things):
Percy Thrower
Steve Benbow
Item presenter:
George Cansdale
The Ted Taylor Four
Leonard Chase

Eamonn Andrews says This is Your Life to ?
('This Is Your Life' is devised by Ralph Edwards)
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Eamonn Andrews
Script and research:
Ken Smith
Script and research:
Liam Nolan
The 'This Is Your Life' theme written by:
James Turner
The Orchestra under the direction of:
George Clouston
The programme directed by:
Vere Lorrimer
T. Leslie Jackson

A Francis Durbridge serial in six episodes.
[Starring] Stephen Murray, Donald Pleasence
with Leo Britt

The story so far:
Edward Collins, brother of the murdered actress, urges Det.-Insp. Yates to arrest Clifton Morris. Yates pacifies Edward by enlisting his help. In the Finale Club, Kim Stevens, who is blackmailing Morris, and expecting him that night, finds Yates waiting to see her.
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Francis Durbridge
Alan Bromly
Roy Oxley
Kim Stevens:
Vilma Ann Leslie
Det.-Insp. Yates:
Donald Pleasence
Show Girl:
Diana French
Clifton Morris:
Stephen Murray
Marian Hastings:
Diana King
P.C. Kent:
Edward Higgins
Det.-Sgt. Jeffreys:
Peter Halliday
John Hopedean:
Leo Britt
Phyllis North:
Anne Ridler
Alistair Goodman:
Bryan Coleman
Gerald Quincey:
Anthony Valentine
The Rev. Nigel Matthews:
Lockwood West

The Weekly Window on the World
Every Monday Panorama cameras focus on People-Places-Problems that make news.
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with the Panorama team of commentators.


Richard Dimbleby
Edited and produced by:
Rex Moorfoot
Associate producer:
David Wheeler
Associate producer:
Kenneth Lamb

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Come Dancing
with Loss and Ros
at the World Ballroom Championships
(organised by Mecca Dancing)
which is being staged at the Lyceum Ballroom in the Strand, London. Outside Broadcast cameras cover three visits to these Championships tonight, in which amateur and professional dancers from many countries take part. During the last visit the winners will be announced. Competitors may enter in eight dances:

The Waltz * The Quickstep * The Viennese Waltz * The Rumba * The Foxtrot * The Samba * The Tango * The Paso Doble

Dancing to the music of Joe Loss and his Orchestra, Edmundo Ros and his Orchestra
Introduced and arranged by Eric Morley
Presented for television by Dennis Monger who produces the series with Peter Webber


Presenter/Arranged by:
Eric Morley
Joe Loss and his Orchestra
Edmundo Ros and his Orchestra
Sylvia Peters
Series Producer/Presented for television by:
Dennis Monger
Series Producer:
Peter Webber

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