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Water has severe limitations as a cleanser, for it is a remarkable fact that there are many things which it cannot effectively wet. In this programme Gerd Sommerhoff explains how detergents, including soap, facilitate wetting and so make cleansing easier.
For Schools
Previously shown in February 1963
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 10.22)

Contributors

Presenter:
Gerd Sommerhoff
Producer:
Geoffrey Hall

For children of seven to nine.

Flying Your Car
A story about the car ferry service from Southend Airport.

Describing People
A close look at four passengers from one of the planes. Where do they come from? Where are they going?

For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 9.40 a.m.
(to 11.55)

Contributors

Film cameraman:
Eric Deeming
Film editor:
Robert Hill
Producer:
Joy Whitby

'In its natural state, a desert.... nowadays the richest farmland in the United States'. The film explains how such a complete transition has been made in the Valley.
BBC film for Schools
Previously shown in February 1962
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.25)

Contributors

Cameraman:
Hannen Foss
Sound recordist:
Bill Searle
Film editor:
John Walker
Producer:
Tim Slessor

by Oliver Postgate.
A second chance to see the adventures of Noggin, Prince of the Nogs told in two parts.

A large sealed jar floats into the harbour of the Northlands. Who knows where it came from or what it contains?
Told by Ronnie Stevens and Oliver Postgate.

Contributors

Writer/narrator:
Oliver Postgate
Narrator:
Ronnie Stevens
Pictures:
Peter Firmin
Music:
Vernon Elliott

The oldest known clock in the world is in Salisbury Cathedral
According to the strict rules of Victorian etiquette it was improper to offer a cigar to an ecclesiastic over the rank of curate
Kenneth Kendall and top experts, with some young friends, probe facts and fancies of all kinds.

Contributors

Presenter:
Kenneth Kendall
Research:
Nadine Wood
Research:
Joanne Symons
Designer:
Peter Mavius
Director:
Clive Parkhurst
Producer:
John Irwin

It's Rolf Harris
with The Searchers, Pip Hinton, The Square Pegs

Contributors

Presenter:
Rolf Harris
Band:
The Searchers
Singer:
Pip Hinton
Singers:
The Square Pegs
Music directed by:
Norman Percival
Designer:
Raymond Cusick
Director:
Terry Henebery
Producer:
Bryan Sears

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
with Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Christopher Brasher, Julian Pettifer, Brian Redhead.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Reporter:
Fyfe Robertson
Reporter:
Trevor Philpott
Reporter:
Kenneth Allsop
Reporter:
Macdonald Hastings
Reporter:
Christopher Brasher
Reporter:
Julian Pettifer
Reporter:
Brian Redhead
Associate Producer:
Jack Gold
Associate Producer:
Derrick Amoore
Associate Producer:
Kevin Billington
Associate Producer:
John Lloyd
Associate Producer:
Kenneth Corden
Assistant Editor:
Elizabeth Cowley
Editor:
Peter Batty

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Problem time for all members of the fiction office. Alison's interview has a surprise ending.

Contributors

Writer:
Hazel Adair
Writer:
Peter Ling
Designer:
Donald Brewer
Producer:
Morris Barry
Director:
James Cellan-Jones
Alan:
Basil Moss
Jenny:
Pauline Munro
Stan:
Johnny Wade
Iris:
Louise Dunn
Mrs Chater:
Beryl Cooke
Bruce:
Robert Flemyng
Ian:
Ronald Allen
Janet:
Christine Pollon
Camilla:
Carmen Silvera
Doug:
Lawrence James
Gussie:
Frances Bennett
Vivien:
Patricia Haines
Alison:
Betty Cooper
Ben:
Bill Kerr
David:
Vincent Ball
Howard Norton:
Alan Wheatley
Barbara Clay:
Colette Wilde
Bobby Chandos:
Aubrey Morris
Sheila:
Joanna Vogel

Stephen Black talks to four of the world's leading mathematicians about themselves and the fascination they find in their subject.
Professor P.J. Hilton, Cornell University, U.S.A.
Professor W.K. Hayman, F.R.S. Imperial College, London
Dr. M.J. Lighthill, F.R.S. Director, Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough
Professor R.S. Scorer, Imperial College, London
Commentary spoken by John Anthony.
BBC-tv Science and Features presentation
See page 27

Contributors

Interviewer:
Stephen Black
Interviewee:
Professor P.J. Hilton
Interviewee:
Professor W.K. Hayman
Interviewee:
Dr. M.J. Lighthill
Interviewee:
Professor R.S. Scorer
Narrator:
John Anthony
Film editor:
John Buttery
Producer:
Peter Bennet Stone

A ballet based on the play La Lecon by Eugene Ionesco.
A Danish Television production
The Professor's pupil does not come up to his demanding standards, so he kills her. She is not his first victim, nor his last. This ballet was the prize-winning Danish entry for the 1963 Italia Prize.
See page 27

Contributors

Author (La Lecon):
Eugene Ionesco
Choreography:
Flemming Flindt
Music:
Georges Delerue
Scenery:
Michael Flindt
Costumes:
Bernard Dayde
The Professor:
Flemming Flindt
The Pupil:
Josette Amiel
The Accompanist:
Tsilla Chelton

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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