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According to Hoyle

on BBC Two England

A portrait of the celebrated British astronomer, Professor Sir Fred Hoyle
Interviewer James Burke
Narrator PATRICK ALLEN
FRED HOYLE has been one of the best-known names in British astronomy for the past quarter of a century. Just turned 60, he is deeply involved in problems of cosmology and astro-physics, in particular with fundamental theories of the origins and nature of the universe. He is also a man of many other interests - from the history of Stonehenge to the writing of science-fiction.
This programme examines his life, work and opinions, as seen by himself and by his family, friends and colleagues, including SIR BERNARD LOVELL, PROFESSOR WILLIAM FOWLER, SIR HERMANN BONDI and PROFESSOR GRAHAM SMITH, Director of the Royal Greenwich Observatory at Herstmonceux.
It also includes extracts from three of his major S-F novels, featuring TONY DOYLE, JANE ASHER, FREDERICK JAEGER, PETER COPLEY, GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD

Contributors

Subject:
Sir Fred Hoyle
Interviewer:
James Burke
Narrator:
Patrick Allen
Interviewee:
Sir Bernard Lovell
Interviewee:
Professor William Fowler
Interviewee:
Sir Hermann Bondi
Interviewee:
Professor Graham Smith
[Actor]:
Tony Doyle
[Actor]:
Jane Asher
[Actor]:
Frederick Jaeger
[Actor]:
Peter Copley
[Actor]:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Film Cameraman:
John Wyatt
Film Cameraman:
Martin Patmore
Film Cameraman:
Alan Stevens
Film Editor:
Alastair MacKay
Designer:
Barbara Gosnold
Written and produced by:
John Elliot

BBC Two England

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