Stories behind the headlines told by the people who made them
1—A Record is Broken
There is something in man that drives him to be the first, the fastest, to climb higher or dive deeper, to do something better than anyone else. Some of the greatest record-breakers of this century talk about how they did it-and why.
Written by Gordon Cruickshank
Narrated by Alexander Moyes Produced by Denys Gueroutt
A portrait of Glyndebourne in the year of its twenty-fifth anniversary with contributions by John Christie , Carl Ebert
Vittorio Gui , Jani Strasser
(the principal secretary)
Devised and presented by Douglas Craig
Produced by David Stone
For Children of Most Ages
May We Recommend?
' Greenmantle ' by John Buchan and 'The Slowcoach ' by E. V. Lucas
Excerpts from these two books selected and dramatised by Marion MacWilliam and Ian G. Ball
Those taking part include
Bryden Murdoch. Leonard Maguire
Effie Morrison. lain
Cuthbertson Joan Fitzpatrick , Ian Sadler David Webster , Joan Burnie
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden
A question and answer programme in which four scientists answer listeners' questions about science and technology
In the chair:
Professor G. P. Wells, F.R.S.
Members of the Panel:
F. C. Bawden, F.R.S.
Rothamsted Experimental Station
University College, London
J. D. Carthy
Queen Mary College, London
University of Cambridge
Programme arranged by Archie Clow
Professor G. P.
The Police and the Public
A discussion by The Rt. Hon. J. Chuter Ede, M.P .
Home Secretary from 1945-1951
Mrs. Hilary Halpin
A London Justice of the Peace
Colonel Eric St. Johnston
Chief Constable for Lancashire with Frank Byers In the chair
Members of the Police Force have been in the headlines on several occasions during the last few years when charges of violence, intimidation, or corruption have been made against them. On the other hand many problems such as the increase in road traffic and in hooliganism press on the police. Is there any cause for public anxiety and can anything be done to improve the conditions in which the police work?
The programme opens with recordings of the views of people from many parts of the country.
Rt. Hon. J. Chuter
Past and Present by Sir Hilary Blood C.B.E
., K.C.M.G. The Island of Mauritius is a British colony in the Indian Ocean about five hundred miles east of Madagascar. Sir Hilary .Blood, who was Governor and Commander in Chief from 1949-1954, recalls memories of the island and its peoples and relates them to recent developments there.
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