For the very young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
(A BBC Television Film)
For the younger children
Meet the Penguins: 5: Beesie and Boffles Go to Free School
by Josephine Smith Wright.
Marjorie Juta talks about some of the wild animals she saw in Africa.
Bits and Pieces
A new programme by Reginald Jeffryes.
Writer (Meet the Penguins):
Drawings and animations (Meet the Penguins):
Voices (Meet the Penguins):
Voices (Meet the Penguins):
Music (Meet the Penguins):
Presenter (Travel Story):
Illustrator (Bits and Pieces):
Many writers have been fascinated by the idea of time and the pricks it can play. Very few of us understand the Fourth Dimension-to say nothing of the Fifth and Sixth-but most of us have an uneasy feeling that there is a great deal more to time than just yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
In this short play Charles Eric Maine has hit on an exciting and original variation on the theme. One of his characters, John Mallory, has died, but has been brought to life again by an adrenalin injection. Everything about him is now normal except chat his time-sense is out of synchronisation by 4.7 seconds. He understands what is said to him and replies lucidly to questions-4.7 seconds before they have been put to him.
Dr. Slade, a hospital psychiatrist, becomes interested in Mallory's case and determines to cure him. After consultation with an eminent physicist friend of his, George Ingram, he decides on the desperate and, to say the least of it, medically unorthodox step of smothering his patient with a pillow, killing him, and bringing him to life again with a more carefully administered injection of adrenalin.
with Pearl Hackney, Deryck Guyler,Sara Gregory, Nicholas Parsons and featuring
Elton Hayes with his 'small guitar'.
Ronald Boyer and Jeanne Ravel in their own dance fantasies.
Orchestra directed by:
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