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: Science on Saturday: The Structure of Matter: 10: Cold Crystal

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

The M.A.S.E.R. is a special kind of crystal which can amplify ultra short radio waves and light and produce intense beams in which all the waves arc in step. The programme shows some of the earlier work being carried out in this country and the United States.
First shown on February 10, 1959


Producer: Aubrey E. Singer
'Science on Saturday' is compiled and arranged by: James McCloy

: Telewele

Rhaglem wythnosol y plant yn ryflwyno
Gweld a Gwneud yng nghwmni HYWEL HARRIES
Cyfres o raglenni yn ymwneud a gwahanol agweddau ar gelf a chrefft Cyfarwyddyd: Portreadau
Arlunwyr Mawr
4: Pieter Brueghel
Pwt n Smaldod:
Cystadleuaeth ysgafn
Y cyfarwyddo gan EVELYN WILLIAMS
Children's Television
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)


Unknown: Hywel Harries
Unknown: Pieter Brueghel

: Newyddion

(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

: Summer Grandstand

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

: Bonehead: 1: Monkey Business

Written and produced by Shaun Sutton.
Five more Criminal Capers.
with Colin Douglas, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Douglas Blackwell
Zoo film sequence by courtesy of Chessington Zoo Ltd.
(Paul Whitsun-Jones is appearing in 'Oliver!' at the New Theatre; David Waller in 'The Miracle Worker' at Wyndham's Theatre, London)
See page 3


Writer/producer: Shaun Sutton
Film cameraman: John A.S. Turner
Film editor: Larry Toft
Designer: Stewart Marshall
Bonehead: Colin Douglas
Boss: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Happy: Douglas Blackwell
Higgins: Joe Greig
Charlie: David Waller
Mr Grinder: Campbell Singer
Smith: Roger Kemp
Brown: Neville Barber
Guest: Lionel Wheeler
Master of Ceremonies: Sidney Monckton
Costumier: Michael Hanbury

: Cricket: England v. Australia: Fourth Test Match

The end of the third day's play followed by a summary.

: The News

: Juke Box Jury

Presenting the latest in popular records.
This week's panel includes: Spike Milligan, Eira Heath and Benny Green
In the chair, David Jacobs


Panellist: Spike Milligan
Panellist: Eira Heath
Panellist: Benny Green
Chairman: David Jacobs
The programme devised by: Peter Potter
Presentation: Bill Cotton, Jnr.

: Golden Girl: Ward of Court

Written by Larry Forrester.
Some adventures of the richest girl in the world.
Starring Catherine Boyle, Patrick Barr and Faith Brook
with guest star Lyndon Brook
See page 3


Writer: Larry Forrester
Designer: Susan Spence
Director: Robin Nash
Producer: Ronald Marsh
Minty: Annika Wills
Hotel Receptionist: Roderick Cook
John Baker: Patrick Barr
Det -Supt Tallerton: Robert Cawdron
Janet Turner: Faith Brook
Mrs Heston: Joan Ingram
Katie Johnson: Catherine Boyle
Cubby Trent: Lyndon Brook
Sir Leslie Melvyn-Browne: Leslie Perrins
Dogs: Mi-Tzi and Tai-Tai

: Charlie Chester on Laughter Service

from The Royal Marines Portsmouth.
With Lita Roza, The Trotter Brothers, The Pan Yue Yen Troupe, The Five Robertis,
Alan Randall, Eric 'Jeeves' Grier, Helen Cotterill, The Band of H.M. Royal Marines, Portsmouth Group
Director of Music, Captain M. A. McLean (by permission of the Major General, Royal Marines, Portsmouth), The Charlie Chester Dancers, The George Mitchell Singers.

Charlie Chester is appearing in 'Pot Luck' at the Winter Gardens Theatre, Morecambe; The Pan Yue Yen Troupe are at the Ocean Theatre, Clacton; The Five Robertis are at Heysham Head., Morecambe; Alan Randall is at the Regal Theatre, Great Yarmouth


Comedian/presenter/script: Charlie Chester
Singer: Lita Roza
Performers: The Trotter Brothers
Acrobatics: The Pan Yue Yen Troupe
Entertainers: The Five Robertis
Musician: Alan Randall
Performer: Eric 'Jeeves' Grier
Performer: Helen Cotterill
Musicians: The Band of H.M. Royal Marines, Portsmouth Group
Director of Music: Captain M. A. McLean
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
Designer: Cephas Howard
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years: Episode 25: Gotterdammerung

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

April, 1945, is indeed 'Gotterdammerung' - the 'Twilight of the Gods' - for the Dictators. Mussolini, attempting to flee, meets with a shameful death at the hands of the partisans; and Hitler, believing up till the end that his Reich is invincible, is forced to face the truth and takes his own life. The German generals surrender unconditionally - and the German war is at an end. At last, after six years, the lights come on again, and the whole freedom-loving world celebrates.


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

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Green-Eyed Sister

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

Attempts to convince an unscrupulous private detective that there is no profit in blackmail involve Perry Mason in 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 Children's Party

A crime series from the novels of Georges Simenon.
Dramatised by Giles Cooper from the novel "The Crime of Inspector Maigret".
Starring Rupert Davies with Ewen Solon
Guest star, Alan Tilvern
A BBC recording, produced in, association with Winwell Productions, Ltd.
First shown on January 23, 1961

A man acting suspiciously in a cafe arouses Maigret's curiosity and leads him to investigate the lives of three apparently respectable citizens.


Author: Georges Simenon
Dramatised by/script editor: Giles Cooper
Director: Gerard Glaister
Designer: Eileen Diss
Music composed by: Ron Grainer
Film cameraman: Peter Hamilton
Film editor: Ian Callaway
Executive producer: Andrew Osborn
Associate: Bill Luckwell
Inspector Maigret: Rupert Davies
Lucas: Ewen Solon
Jean: George Little
Inspector Bergsma: Denis Holmes
Doctor: Arthur Lawrence
Van Damme: Alan Tilvern
Lucas: Ewen Solon
Concierge: Joyce Barbour
Jeanine: Constance Wake
Cafe Proprietor: Norman Mitchell
Belloir: Gerald Cross
Lombard: Richard Burrell
Armand: Allan McClelland
Madame Maigret: Helen Shingler
Maid: Nancy Seabrooke
Landlord: Michael Golden

: The Trad Fad

and all that Jazz...
Spotlighting music in the specialist manner.
Starring this week Alex Welsh and his Band and Bob Wallis's Storyville Jazzmen
Introductions by Alan Dell.

BBC recording
See facing page


Musicians: Alex Welsh and his Band
Musicians: Bob Wallis's Storyville Jazzmen
Presenter: Alan Dell
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: Late Night News

followed by Weather and Close Down

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