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Energy which originally came from the sun is used by living things for growth and movement. With help from a microscope and special cameras, Gerd Sommerhoff shows that the mechanisms involved in growth and movement are common to all kinds of life.
for Schools
First shown on May 15, 1961
(to 11.55)

Contributors

Presenter:
Gerd Sommerhoff
Producer:
Lawrie Lawler
Producer:
Geoffrey Hall

Edrych ar y byd a'i bethau
Cwrdd a phobl
Ymweld a lleoedd
Ymdrin a phynciau yng nghwmni
Aled Rhys Wiliam
Rhaglen ddyddiol dan ofal Nan Davies, Ifor Rees, Jack Williams
Today: a topical magazine.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
BBC film
(to 14.45)

Contributors

Puppeteer:
Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer:
Molly Gibson
Voices:
Eileen Browne
Voices:
Josefina Ray
Voices:
Peter Hawkins
Script and music:
Maria Bird

Percy Thrower with John Basford Head Gardener, Brodick Castle Isle of Arran.
Seasonal work in garden and greenhouse and plants; from a great National Trust garden in Scotland.
including Primulas-azaleas Shrub roses and New Zealand daisy bushes
From the Midlands

Contributors

Presenter:
Percy Thrower
Guest:
John Basford
Producer:
Paul Morby

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings and Cy Grant.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Reporter:
Fyfe Robertson
Reporter:
Trevor Philpott
Reporter:
Kenneth Allsop
Reporter:
MacDonald Hastings
Singer/guitarist:
Cy Grant
Associate Producer:
Antony Jay
Associate Producer:
Gordon Watkins
Associate Producer:
Tony Essex
Associate Producer:
Ned Sherrin
Editor:
Alasdair Milne

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
Starring Tony Hancock
See page 54

Contributors

Writer:
Alan Simpson
Writer:
Ray Galton
Incidental music composed and orchestra conducted by:
Wally Stott
Designer:
Malcolm Goulding
Producer:
Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius Hancock:
Tony Hancock

Regional Variations (2)

Zoo Quest to Madagascar: 1

BBC Television

Zoo Quest

Zoo Quest to Madagascar

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Television

Available for over a year

First transmitted in 1961, David Attenborough searches for the strange creatures that inhabit Madagascar. Is the gigantic bird, the rukh or roc, a creature of myth? Show more

Epilepsy is an electrical storm in the brain. Caesar, Alexander the Great, Dostoevsky, Peter the Great, de Maupassant, Pascal, Swinburne, Van Gogh, Paganini, and Byron were all subject to seizures. In early history epileptic attacks were regarded as bodily possession by gods and demons.
Tonight the consultant psychiatrist examines the Sacred Disease which to this day carries stigmas and fears which are quite undeserved.

Contributors

Presenter:
The consultant psychiatrist [name uncredited]
Producer:
Hugh Burnett

A review of film and fact about matters of interest and importance in the world news of the week.

10.35-11.0 The Hopeful Teens: A postscript to Commonwealth Technical Training Week.
(Rowridge)

Contributors

Editor (News Extra):
Bill Northwood

BBC Television

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