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(to 10.15)

: Science on Saturday: The Structure of Matter: 8: The Solid State

Ten programmes showing how the atoms and molecules of the physicist make up our everyday world.

Dr. H. M. Finneston and his colleagues at the Atomic Energy Authority are faced with the problem of finding metals that can stand the strain of intense radiation. The programme shows how the structure of metals is affected by this radiation.

First shown on January 7, 1958
(to 11.00)


Subject: Dr. H. M. Finneston
Producer: Aubrey E. Singer
'Science on Saturday' is compiled and arranged by: James McCloy

: Telewele

yin cyflwyno
Y Ctwb Chwarae gyda
Hwyhio, Pet Droed Cniced, Rygibi Mabolgampau
T cyfacwyddo gan CLIFF MORGAN
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)


Unknown: Ctwb Chwarae
Unknown: Carwyn James
Unknown: Rygibi Mabolgampau

: Newyddion

News in Welsh.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

(to 13.00)

: Summer Grandstand

See panel
Details of next week's 'Summer Grandstand' are shown on page 59

: The Range Rider: Western Edition

The Woodville newspaper prims an article exposing some local bad men. They try to get their revenge, but the Range Rider and Dick help to track them down.


The Range Rider: Jack Mahoney
Dick West: Dick Jones

: Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School: Bunter Goes to Naples

by Frank Richards
With Gerald Campion as Billy Bunter and Jack Melford as Mr. Quelch


Writer: Frank Richards
Film Cameraman: Bill Munn
Film Editor: Larry Toft
Designer: Austin Spriggs
Producer: Clive Parkhurst
Billy Bunter: Gerald Campion
Bob Cherry: Jeremy Bulloch
Frank Nugent: Michael Tennant
Harry Wharton: Julian Yardley
Johnny Bull: Gregory Warwick
Hurree Singh: Hugh Ward
Lord Mauleverer: Malcolm Gerard
Mr Quelch: Jack Melford
Fosco: Johnny Blythe

: The News

: Today's Sport

Introduced by Alan Weeks.
A summary of today's sporting highlights.
Presented by the Sportsview Unit


Presenter: Alan Weeks

: Juke Box Jury

Presenting the latest in popular records.
This week's panel includes: Jimmy Young, Lana Morris and Paul Hollingdale.
In the chair, David Jacobs


Panellist: Jimmy Young
Panellist: Lana Morris
Panellist: Paul Hollingdale
Chairman: David Jacobs
The programme devised by: Peter Potter
Presentation: Bill Cotton, Jnr.

: Bronco: The Mustangers

A new series of the popular Western films starring Ty Hardin as the roving cowboy adventurer.

At the end of a gruelling cattle drive Bronco finds himself charged with murder on the evidence of a worthless partner and a jealous foreman.

Ty Hardin, as the roving cowboy adventurer Bronco Layne, needs little introduction these days. Apart from starring in his new series which begins tonight, he has been seen recently popping up in other people's Westerns for brief scenes-which only goes to show it was a small world out West. For those who have not yet met Bronco Layne, he's a freelance, ex-army man, who lives by his wits and his guns.


Bronco Layne: Ty Hardin

: The Men from Room Thirteen: The Man Who Made Trouble: Part 2

The last in the present series of crime stories by Michael Gilbert.
[Starring] Brian Wilde, Kenneth Mackintosh
with Jacqueline Hill

Superintendents Halcro and Maw are trying to break up a protection racket run by Massimo, an Italian -with an unsavoury war record. So far, Massimo's gang of trouble makers are always one jump ahead-as Halcro finds out to his cost when he walks into his office one night.


Writer: Michael Gilbert
Research: Maurice Cowan
Music composed by: Ron Grainer
Music played by: The Ron Grainer Sextet
Designer: Donald Brewer
Producer: Douglas Allen
Miss Angel: Jacqueline Hill
First Police Constable: John Wilding
Second Police Constable: Kenneth Seeger
Detective-Superintendent Halcro: Brian Wilde
Chief Superintendent Maw: Kenneth MacKintosh
Massimo: Arnold Diamond
Joseph: Hugh Cross
Boy: Roland Curram
Jacko: Geoffrey Hibbert
Melosi: Harold Berens
Stella: Jennifer Browne
Dummy: Peter Stephens
Brigadier Hunt: Anthony Sharp
Mrs Fanshawe: Daphne Odin Pearse
Telephone operator: Pauline Petrie
Controller of trains: Henry Rayner

: Charlie Chester on Laughter Service

from The Royal Air Force, Cosford.
With Ronnie Carroll, Julius Nehring, Roberti, The Cycling Kirks, Diana and Tassi, Eric 'Jeeves' Grier, Helen Cotterill, The Charlie Chester Dancers, The George Mitchell Singers.


Comedian/presenter/script: Charlie Chester
Singer: Ronnie Carroll
Xylophonist: Julius Nehring
Performer: Roberti
Cyclists: The Cycling Kirks
Performers: Diana and Tassi
Performer: Eric 'Jeeves' Grier
Performer: Helen Cotterill
Dancers: The Charlie Chester Dancers
Choreography: Sheila Delaney
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
[Orchestra] conducted by: Alec Firman
Orchestrations: Frank Barber
Musical associate: Frank Davison
Script: Bernard Botting
Script: Charles Hart
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years: Episode 23: Yalta

A film series based on Sir Winston Churchill's Memoirs of World War II.

In an attempt to come to a better understanding with Russia, Churchill goes to Yalta, on the Black Sea, to meet Stalin and the now ailing Roosevelt. The dismembering of Germany and the partition of Berlin into four zones is agreed; the structure of the Security Council of the United Nations is discussed and the five permanent members are given the right of using the veto - a right which Russia is to use eighty-eight times in the years ahead. A secret agreement regarding Russia's participation in the war against Japan is made between Roosevelt and Stalin with Churchill's reluctant concurrence. As Churchill reports to the House on his return, the Russians already violate the Yalta agreement in Rumania - a pattern of things to come. But the United Nations survives.


Author: Sir Winston Churchill
Churchill's words spoken by: Richard Burton
Narrator: Gary Merrill
Musical Score: Richard Rodgers

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Lazy Lover

A film series starring Raymond Burr as the famous lawyer investigator created by Erle Stanley Gardner.
with Barbara Hate, William Hopper, William Talman, Ray Collins

Perry Mason receives an unexplained 2,500 dollar cheque in the mail, and later finds himself defending its sender on a murder charge.


Character created by: Erle Stanley Gardner
Perry Mason: Raymond Burr
Della Street: Barbara Hale
Paul Drake: William Hopper
Hamilton Burger: William Talman
Lt. Tragg: Ray Collins

: The News

: Maigret: The Burglar's Wife

A crime series from the novels of Georges Simenon
Dramatised by Roger East from the novel "Maigret and the Burglar's Wife"
Starring Rupert Davies as Inspector Maigret
with Ewen Solon as Lucas
Guest stars, Hugh Burden, Noel Hood, Andree Kelly
A BBC recording produced in association with Winwell Productions Ltd.
(First shown on November 14, 1960)

Sad Freddie, the burglar, is missing.... He has run away. Out on a job one night, he finds a good deal more than his hoped-for loot.


Author: Georges Simenon
Dramatised by: Roger East
Director: Julian Amyes
Designer: Eileen Diss
Music composed by: Ron Grainer
Film Cameraman: Bryan Langley
Film Editor: Ken Bilton
Script Editor: Giles Cooper
Executive Producer: Andrew Osborn
Associate: Bill Luckwell
Freddie Jussiame: Jack Rodney
Ernestine Jussiame: Andree Melly
Inspector Maigret: Rupert Davies
Lapointe: Neville Jason
Waitress: Jean Marlow
Workman: Henry Kaye
Madame Serre: Noel Hood
Guillaume Serre: Hugh Burden
Lucas: Ewen Solon
Ironmonger: Stuart Hutchison
Madame Maigret: Helen Shingler

: The Trad Fad

and all that Jazz...
Spotlighting music in the specialist manner.
Starring this week, The Temperance Seven with Paul MacDowell and Mick Mulligan and his Band with George Melly.
Introductions by Alan Dell.


Musicians: The Temperance Seven
Singer: Paul MacDowell
Musicians: Mick Mulligan and his Band
Singer: George Melly
Presenter: Alan Dell
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

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