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Man cannot survive extremes of temperature and pressure. This, in itself, provides a good reason for exploring the atmosphere, and finding out how the pressure and temperature vary, and how the immense movements of the air come about.
Introduced by Arthur Garratt.
(BBC recording, first shown on December 2)
(to 11.45)

Contributors

Presenter:
Arthur Garratt
Studio animations:
Alfred Wurmser
Director:
Geoffrey Hall
Producer:
Donald Grattan

A Rubovian legend by Gordon Murray.
Presented by The BBC Puppet Company
(BBC film)
See Junior Radio Times

Contributors

Writer/director/puppets:
Gordon Murray
Puppet players:
Audrey Atterbury
Puppet players:
John Hardwick
Puppet players:
Bob Bura
Puppet players:
Violet Lamb
Puppet players:
James Beattie
Puppet players:
Roy Skelton
Puppet players:
Derek Nimmo
Music:
Patrick Harvey
Settings and costumes:
Andrew Brownfoot

to the music of Victor Silvester's Ballroom Orchestra directed by Victor Silvester Jnr. from the Carlton Rooms, Maida Vale with demonstrations by Stan Dudley and Christine Norton and The Frank and Peggy Spencer Formation Team.
See Junior Radio Times

Contributors

Musicians:
Victor Silvester's Ballroom Orchestra
Orchestra directed by:
Victor Silvester Jnr.
Dancer:
Stan Dudley
Dancer:
Christine Norton
Dancers:
The Frank and Peggy Spencer Formation Team
Producer:
Tony Arnold

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Alan Whicker, Derek Hart, Fyfe Robertson, Tim Parkes.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Fyfe Robertson
Singer/guitarist:
Tim Parkes
Associate producer:
Alasdair Milne
Associate producer:
Antony Jay
Associate producer:
Gordon Watkins
Editor:
Donald Baverstock

Written by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
A weekly school report.
[Starring] Professor Jimmy Edwards
with Arthur Howard

Contributors

Writer:
Frank Muir
Writer:
Denis Norden
Designer:
Stanley Dorfman
Production:
Douglas Moodie
Headmaster:
Jimmy Edwards
Mr. Pettigrew:
Arthur Howard
Mr. Halliforth:
Edwin Apps
Mr. Dinwiddie:
Gordon Phillott
Mr. Proctor:
Brian Rawlinson
Crombie:
Jimmy Ray
Potter:
Paul Norman
Rawlinson:
Geoffrey Paget
Mr. Garston:
Ronnie Stevens
Matron:
Charlotte Mitchell
Sir Nigel Wright:
Campbell Cotts

A play for television by Ada F. Kay
[Starring] Tony Britton
with Olive McFarland and Gladys Boot

The action takes place in a London Square. Time: the present
From the BBC's North of England television studio
(BBC recording)
(Tony Britton appears by permission of British Lion Films)
See page 4

Contributors

Writer:
Ada F. Kay
Designer:
Fanny Taylor
Producer:
George R. Foa
The Young Man:
Tony Britton
The Girl:
Olive McFarland
The Old Lady:
Gladys Boot
The Servant:
Ann Tirard
Others taking part:
Mollie Maureen
Others taking part:
Audrey Noble
Others taking part:
Jack Cunningham
Others taking part:
Bryan Kendrick
Others taking part:
Belle Brierley
Others taking part:
Nan Hargreaves Jones
Others taking part:
David S. Boliver

Introduced by Karel Reisz.
'....an experimental film is one which attempts to revitalise or enlarge the scope of the cinema as a means of expression.....'
Including extracts from:
'D.O.M.' (Poland); 'The Visit' (Great Britain); 'Concerto for Sub-Machine Gun' (Yugoslavia); 'We Shall Never Die' (Israel); 'The Savage Eye' (U.S.A.); 'Lourdes' (France).

Contributors

Presenter:
Karel Reisz
Produced for television by:
Victor Poole

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