by Professor P. M. S. Blackett F.R.S.
The discovery of cosmic rays followed the finding of a number of differences between accepted theory and the results of practical experiments. Air was believed to be a perfect insulator, but experiments showed that this was not so and the investigation of this led to the discovery of cosmic rays.
Professor P. M. S.
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A group of five programmes illustrating the chief features of a number of common British trees, the kind of country they are mainly found in, the uses of their timber and some of the animals associated with them.
Introduced by Dr. Bruce Campbell.
Home-made entertainment from the Oxford Galleries Newcastle upon Tyne with Archie McCulloch.
Guest Star, Gladys Cooper
At the organ, Andrew Fenner
From the BBC's Midland studio
Music arranged and played by:
A Russian cartoon film
Few animals can touch the Fox and the Wolf for greediness and, in the winter when food is scarce, each tries to be cleverer than the other. This time the Fox gets the worst of the bargain.
Vera McKechnie introduces Your Monday Magazine.
About the Theatre with John Neville: Curtain Up!
In which you see the finished production.
Do It Yourself with Barry Bucknell
Would You Believe It
Illustrated by Bill Hooper
Robin Adler's Camera Club
Item presenter (About the Theatre):
Associate producer (About the Theatre):
Item presenter (Do It Yourself):
Artist (Would You Believe It):
Item presenter (Robin Adler's Camera Club):
A news magazine for South-East England.
Rowridge: News from the South and West
post that mentions
A visit to one of the most exciting of all big game areas in Africa, the huge crater of Ngorongoro in the Serengeti National Park in Tanganyika.
Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson and including: John Morgan, Polly Elwes and Cy Grant.
Eamonn Andrews says 'This Is Your Life' to ?
Eamonn Andrews Story written and research by: Peter
Theme music written by:
[Theme music] conducted by:
The Window on the World
Every Monday Panorama cameras focus on People - Places - Problems that make news.
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with the Panorama team of commentators.
Edited and produced by:
Jazz Group led by:
Charles O'Casey Drake:
Alison, his wife:
Parsons, a foreman:
Jim, a plumber:
Sir Joseph Crichton:
First Angry Young Man:
Second Angry Young Man:
A film series starring Philip Carey as the Private Eye created by Raymond Chandler.
The daughter of a University professor hires Marlowe to protect the man her father has attempted to kill. But unfortunately Marlowe proves more talented at crime detection than crime prevention.
[Starring] Victor Silvester with his Ballroom Orchestra from the Carlton Rooms, Maida Vale.
Demonstrations by Sammy Leckie and Vera McCartan, Bobby Short and Peggy Davies, The Frederick Hancock Formation Team from Mansfield and presenting the Final of the 1959-60 Competition for the Television Dancing Club Trophies with Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson assisted by Christine Norton.
Hostess, Rosalie Ashley
Victor Silvester with his Ballroom Orchestra Dancer: Sammy
The Frederick Hancock Formation
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson):
A film showing the strange enchantment of the wild and desolate islands of the Canadian Arctic.
A National Film Board of Canada film
followed by Weather and Close Down