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What sort of programmes does BBC Television provide for younger children at school?
Series for primary schools include Merry-go-Round and Signpost.

1.46 Merry-Go-Round
A series for children of seven to nine years old which is designed to widen horizons and to stimulate creative work of all sorts, including writing.
Part 1: Port Holiday: 5
The end of the holiday.

Part 2: A Smuggler's Song
by Rudyard Kipling.
Previously shown in February

2.6 Signpost: Village in the Mountains
Written and produced by F. R. Elwell.
A series designed for children of nine to eleven years old, designed to increase their awareness of a rapidly widening world.
Today's programme is a preview of a group of programmes, specially shot in Switzerland for School Television, which will be shown to schools later this year.
Life in the forests and mountains surrounding a Swiss village seen through the eyes of children who live there.
Commentary spoken by Stanley MacKenzie.

(to 14.26)

Contributors

Poet (Merry-Go-Round:
A Smuggler's Song): Rudyard Kipling
Reader (Merry-Go-Round):
A Smuggler's Song): Charles E. Stidwill
Film cameraman (Merry-Go-Round):
Eric Deeming
Film editor (Merry-Go-Round):
Robert Hill
Director (Merry-Go-Round):
Joy Whitby
Producer (Merry-Go-Round):
Claire Chovil
Script (Port Holiday):
Barbara Willard
Film cameraman (Port Holiday):
John McGlashan
Marejke:
Antonia Moss
Piet:
Kaplan Kaye
Laurens:
Edward Fox
Writer/producer (Signpost):
F. R. Elwell
Film cameraman (Signpost):
Bill Munn
Film editor (Signpost):
Sylvia Wheeler
Narrator (Signpost):
Stanley MacKenzie

Tich is joined by Professor Billy McComb, Tony Hart, Puppet Time with Frank and Maisie Mumford and The Cresters
Introduced by Ray Alan.

Contributors

Presenter/ventriloquist:
Ray Alan
Magician:
Professor Billy McComb
Artist:
Tony Hart
Puppeteer:
Frank Mumford
Puppeteer:
Maisie Mumford
Band:
The Cresters
Producer:
Leonard Chase

A weekly series introduced by Johnny Morris with Tony Soper.
A magazine of stories about animals, sometimes in the wild, sometimes in the home, and sometimes in the zoo-but always magical.
From the West

Contributors

Presenter:
Johnny Morris
Presenter:
Tony Soper
Film editor:
Jim Cryan
Director:
Douglas Thomas
Producer:
Winwood Reade

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:
Derrick Amoore
Associate producer:
Kevin Billington
Associate producer:
John Lloyd
Associate producer:
Kenneth Corden
Associate producer:
Michael Tuchner
Assistant editor:
Elizabeth Cowley
Editor:
Peter Batty

A film series starring Michael Rennie as Harry Lime.

The discovery of the score of a tenth symphony by Beethoven would be a glittering prize for someone - so bright in fact that even Harry Lime might well be dazzled.
A BBC film release

7.35-8.0 The Gauntlet Game
A light-hearted contest between Falmouth and Stroud.
(Rowridge, Brighton)

Contributors

Story and teleplay:
Iain MacCormick
Director:
Anthony Bushell
Producer:
Felix Jackson
Harry Lime:
Michael Rennie
Graf Berndorf:
Felix Aylmer
Anneliese Erbach:
Marianne Braun
Ostrow:
Laurence Naismith
Bradford Webster:
Jonathan Harris

Peter Dimmock introduces the 424th edition.
Tonight:
Looking back ten years to the first four-minute mile with Roger Bannister.
Also featuring

The Sportsview Greyhound Television Trophy: first heat
direct from Kings Heath, Birmingham.

International Football: Scotland v. England
A preview of next Saturday's match at Hampden Park.

See page 33

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Dimmock
Athlete:
Roger Bannister
Commentator (The Sportsview Greyhound Television Trophy):
Harry Carpenter
Presented for TV by (The Sportsview Greyhound Television Trophy):
Bill Wright
Presented by:
Alec Weeks
Associate editor:
Lawrie Higgins
Editor:
Cliff Morgan

by Jean Anouilh.
Translated by Christopher Fry.
[Starring] Keith Michell, Sarah Miles and Martita Hunt
with Jill Dixon, Peter Sallis, Newton Blick, Jill Melford
(Keith Michell appears by permission of the Rank Organisation; Newton Blick by permission of the Governors of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
See page 33

Contributors

Author:
Jean Anouilh
Translated by:
Christopher Fry
Music:
Richard Addinsell
Tango arranged by:
William Chappell
Costumes:
Olive Harris
Music:
Richard Addinsell
Make-up:
Maureen Winslade
Designer:
Natasha Kroll
Story editor:
Harry Moore
Producer:
Peter Luke
Director:
Naomi Capon
Joshua:
Erik Chitty
Hugo/Frederic:
Keith Michell
Diana Messerschmann:
Jill Dixon
Lady India:
Jill Melford
Patrice Bombelles:
Gary Hope
Madame Desmermortes:
Martita Hunt
Capulat:
Rosamund Greenwood
Rom ainville:
Peter Sallis
Messerschmann:
Newton Blick
Isabelle:
Sarah Miles
Her Mother:
Mollie Sugden

Unexpected aspects of an eminent Victorian.
The writings of Charles Kingsley read by William Devlin and introduced by Robert MacLeod.
From a Victorian country rectory Charles Kingsley watched the coming of the modern world. How he reacted to it and became involved in it is a story unknown to those for whom he is just the author of The Water Babies.

Contributors

Reader:
William Devlin
Presenter:
Robert MacLeod
Producer:
R. T. Brooks

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