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Introduced by Norman Tozer
A topical magazine programme about people, places, events, ideas, featuring
Today's programme gives the results of the Inventors' Competition, and shows some of the inventions, serious and not so serious
The judges:
Professor M. W. Thring
Queen Mary College, London
Gerd Sommerhoff
Sevenoaks School
Shirley Witherington
Institution of Mechanical Engineer* also
John Earle and Janet Kelly
Producer. LAWRENCE WADE from the South and West
An elephant-shrinker, a conker factory, a swamp-hopper, a moon-crawler, a car-eating monster? Just some of the thousands of entries in this year's competition, and today's programme is devoted to the search for Inventor '68. John Earle and Janet Kelly will be demonstrating models of the best inventions, and Norman Tozer will be talking to the Tom Tom judges.
Jeremy Carrad thought it was time to get away from the studio, so he took the robot out for the day. Things did not go quite as planned, and you can see what happened when Tobor began his exciting adventures in the countryside.


Introduced By: Norman Tozer
Unknown: John Earle
Unknown: Janet Kelly
Director: Colin Godman
Producer: Lawrence Wade
Unknown: John Earle
Unknown: Janet Kelly
Unknown: Norman Tozer
Unknown: Tom Tom
Unknown: Jeremy Carrad

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