Programme Index

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The story of the Mont Blanc Tunnel - one more successful breach of the European Alpine barrier.
Introduced by Michael Collins.
Additional films supplied by Atlantic Films and British Transport Films
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 2.5 p.m.
(to 11.25)

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Collins
Film editor:
Jesse Palmer
Drawings:
Tony Hart
Producer:
Barbara Parker

Introduced by Olivier Todd.
A series of programmes in French on the politics and problems of the Fifth Republic.

France as an atomic power, France as the leader of Europe, France apparently snubbing Britain and the United States...? What is the image that de Gaulle sees for France today, and what is the future for France as the French see it?
For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 10.5 a.m.
(to 11.55)

Contributors

Presenter:
Olivier Todd
Film cameraman:
John A. S. Turner
Film editor:
Sheila S. Tomlinson
Producer:
Colin Nears

Edrychwn ymhell ac yn agos Drwy ffilm a thrwy drafod
Daw Cymru a'r byd i'r aelwyd I'ch difyrru
Wrth eich cinlo
Y cyflwynydd, OWEN EDWARDS Y cynhyrchu, IFOR
REES MYRFYN OWEN , GERAINT JONES Y golygydd. NAN DAVIES
Today: a topical magazine.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

Contributors

Unknown:
Owen Edwards
Unknown:
Rees Myrfyn Owen
Unknown:
Geraint Jones
Unknown:
Nan Davies

Spontaneous Comment; Controversy; Conversation on issues of the day.
A Monday meeting for people with opinions with Erskine Childers.

Contributors

Panellist:
Erskine Childers
Producer:
Richard Francis

Introduced by John Morris.
A series of programmes about the problems of young people.

Whose job is it to provide amenities for teenagers with nothing to do in their spare time?
For Schools
Repeated on Tuesday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.25)

Contributors

Presenter:
John Morris
Film cameraman:
Bill Munn
Film editor:
Alma Davies
Producer:
Paul Mitchell

Valerie Singleton introduces a magazine programme for younger viewers.
Including

Hearts of Tin
The craziest car race of them all.

Bengo on the Farm
by Tim.
told by Tim Gudgin.

Contributors

Presenter:
Valerie Singleton
Artist (Bengo on the Farm):
Tim (William Timym)
Narrator (Bengo on the Farm):
Tim Gudgin
Additional research:
Rosemary Gill
Director:
Edward Barnes
Producer:
Biddy Baxter

Written by Alan Poirier.
English version by Alan Adair.
A second chance to see the film series from France.
With Achille Zavatta as Cristobal

The search for Roger and Mimi becomes more urgent than looking for treasure, and Cristo has to pretend to be a gangster.

Contributors

Writer:
Alan Poirier
English version by:
Alan Adair
Director:
Jean Bacque
Cristobal:
Achille Zavatta

Magoo Express
Magoo gets involved with a slinky siren of a spy during a train journey.

Magoo's Private War
The Civil-Defence-minded Magoo mistakes the opening of a film premiere for an enemy attack.

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Macdonald Hastings, Julian Pettifer, Brian Redhead and Robin Hall, Jimmie Macgregor.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Reporter:
Fyfe Robertson
Reporter:
Trevor Philpott
Reporter:
Macdonald Hastings
Reporter:
Julian Pettifer
Reporter:
Brian Redhead
Singer:
Robin Hall
Singer/guitarist:
Jimmie Macgregor
Associate producer:
Jack Gold
Associate producer:
Derrick Amoore
Associate producer:
Kevin Billington
Assistant editor:
Elizabeth Cowley
Editor:
Gordon Watkins

Introduced by Sir Brian Horrocks.
A series of programmes about famous regiments-the men and their music.

Music played by the Band of the Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall
Director of Music, Lt. Col. Basil H. Brown, M.B.E
and the Regimental Band, the Middlesex Regiment, Duke of Cambridge's Own
Bandmaster, John H. McShane
See page 19

Contributors

Presenter:
Sir Brian Horrocks
Music:
The Band of the Royal Military School of Music
Director of Music:
Lt. Col. Basil H. Brown
Musicians:
Regimental Band, The Middlesex Regiment, Duke of Cambridge's Own
Bandmaster:
John H. McShane
Film editor:
Norman Matthews
Designer:
Lionel Radford
Outside Broadcast sequences directed by:
Bill Wright
Associate producer:
Therese Denny
Producer:
Bryan Sears
Producer:
Travers Thorneloe

A comedy film series of family life with never a dull moment.
Starring Lucille Ball
with Vivian Vance, Dick Martin, Candy Moore, Jimmy Garrett, Ralph Hart

Lucy and Viv Become Tycoons ...but the bottom drops out of their market!

Contributors

Lucy Carmichael:
Lucille Ball
Vivian Bagley:
Vivian Vance
Harry Conners:
Dick Martin
Chris Carmichael:
Candy Moore
Jerry Carmichael:
Jimmy Garrett
Sherman Bagley:
Ralph Hart

The Window on the World
Panorama cameras look at People - Places - Problems that make news.
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with reports from Panorama's regular team of commentators Robin Day, Roderick MacFarquhar, John Morgan, James Mossman.

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Dimbleby
Reporter:
Robin Day
Reporter:
Roderick MacFarquhar
Reporter:
John Morgan
Reporter:
James Mossman
Associate producer:
David J. Webster
Assistant editor:
Christopher Ralling
Editor:
David Wheeler

with Robert Robinson
A quick look at points from the week's post.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to Points of View, [address removed]
Next edition: Friday at 6.45 p.m.

Contributors

Presenter:
Robert Robinson

by James Parish.
with Tony Beckley, Anthony Parker, Donald Morley
From the Midlands

Contributors

Writer:
James Parish
Designer:
Margaret Peacock
Director:
Alan Bromly
Young man:
John Quentin
Young girl:
Yvonne Antrobus
John:
Anthony Parker
First woman:
Dorothy Frere
Second woman:
Ann Wrigg
Attendant:
Donald Morley
First girl:
Yvonne Terry
Second girl:
Rita Tuffey
Hugo:
Tony Beckley

The old oak tree, for years the village meeting place and notice board, has to be cut down because it has become a traffic hazard.
What effect does the felling have on life within the tree, and what is the extent of this other world that the passer-by so rarely sees?

Commentary written by Desmond Hawkins
Spoken by Paul Rogers
From the West
See page 19

Contributors

Commentary written by:
Desmond Hawkins
Narrator:
Paul Rogers
Music composed and conducted by:
Sidney Sager
Music played by:
The BBC West of England Players
Filmed by:
Eric Ashby
Filmed by:
Leslie Jackman
Filmed by:
William Morris
Sound Mixer:
George Pagan
Film Editor:
Paul Khan
Producer:
Christopher Parsons

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