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: Science on Saturday: Physics in the Service of Man: 4: The Six Parameters of P.A.T.

Seven programmes showing how pure physics research is applied to achieve industrial progress.

One of the problems of telephone communications is how to send a number of messages simultaneously along a wire. P.A.T., the parametric artificial talking machine, has been developed by combined researches in phonetics and electronics at Edinburgh University.
Shown in the 'Eye on Research' series on October 28, 1958


Producer: Alan Rees
'Science on Saturday' is compiled and arranged by: James McCloy

: Notice-Board

Public Service announcements.
(to 11.05)

: Telewele

Rhaglen wythnosoly plant ytn cyflwyno
Gweld a Gwneud yng nghwmnl Hywel HARRIES
Cyfres o raglenni yon ymwifud A gwahanol agweddau ar gelf a chrefft Cyfarwyddyd,
Ffigyrau Trafod
Arlunwyr Mawr 6: Michelangelo
Pwt o
Smaldod CystadleuaethYsg. afn Y cyfarwyddo gan EVELYN WILLIAMS
Children's Television
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)


Unknown: Hywel Harries
Unknown: Ffigyrau Trafod
Unknown: Arlunwyr Mawr
Unknown: Smaldod Cystadleuaethysg.

: Newyddion

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

(to 13.00)

: Grandstand

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

: The Range Rider: Old Timer's Trail

A millionaire who has lost his memory is captured by bandits who hope to claim a large reward, but the Range Rider and Dick are on the trail and make a rescue bid.


The Range Rider: Jack Mahoney
Dick West: Dick Jones

: Bonehead: 5: Wot a Knight

Written and produced by Shaun Sutton.
More criminal capers.
with Colin Douglas, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Douglas Blackwell


Writer/Producer: Shaun Sutton
Film cameraman: John A.S. Turner
Film editor: Larry Toft
Designer: Stewart Marshall
Boss: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Happy: Douglas Blackwell
Bonehead: Colin Douglas
P.C. Trumper: Robert Perceval
Mrs Pilchard: Hope Tackman
Secretary: John Woodnutt
Old Man: Reginald Barratt
Uncle Herbert: John Barrard
Workman: Michael Ely

: The News

: Today's Sport

Introduced by Alan Weeks.
Today's sporting headlines and the classified football results.
Presented by the Sportsview Unit


Presenter: Alan Weeks

: Juke Box Jury

Presenting the latest in popular records.
This week's panel includes: Pete Murray, Jane Asher and John Paddy Carstairs.
In the chair, David Jacobs


Panellist: Pete Murray
Panellist: Jane Asher
Panellist: John Paddy Carstairs
Chairman: David Jacobs
The programme devised by: Peter Potter
Presentation: Bill Cotton, Jnr.

: Bronco: Apache Treasure

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

Bronco is wrongly accused of a crime against the Apaches and seems powerless to defend himself against their threats of revenge.


Bronco Layne: Ty Hardin

: Golden Girl: The High Man

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


Writer: Larry Forrester
Designer: Susan Spence
Director: Robin Nash
Producer: Ronald Marsh
Katie Johnson: Catherine Boyle
Janet Turner: Faith Brook
Andy Steele: Wilfrid Brambell
John Baker: Patrick Barr
Det Supt Tallerton: Robert Cawdron
Det Sgt Grahams: John H. Watson
Eggy: Joe Baker
Det Constable: Alan Tucker
Rinty: Bernard Egan
Sarah May: Eleanor Darling
Teaky: Edgar Driver
Smoke: Bertie Green
Beaker: Robert Manning
Stevie: George Crowther
Dog: Mi-Tzi
Dog: Tai-Tai

: Charlie Chester on Laughter Service

from The Army Apprentices' School Hadrian's Camp, Carlisle.
with Kenny Baker, Maureen Evans, Morris and Cowley, Averil and Aurel, The Tate Brothers, Eric 'Jeeves' Grier, Helen Cotterill, The Charlie Chester Dancers, The George Mitchell Singers.


Comedian/presenter/script: Charlie Chester
Trumpeter: Kenny Baker
Singer: Maureen Evans
Comedians: Morris and Cowley
Dancers: Averil and Aurel
Performers: The Tate Brothers
Performer: Eric 'Jeeves' Grier
Performer: Helen Cotterill
Dancers: The Charlie Chester Dancers
Choreography: Sheila Delaney
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Orchestra conducted by: Jack Leon
Orchestrations: Frank Barber
Orchestrations: Ted White
Musical associate: Frank Davison
Script: Bernard Botting
Script: Charles Hart
Designer: Geoffrey Saphin
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Purple Woman

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

A woman seeks Perry Mason's advice fearing that she may be implicated in her art-dealer husband's scheme to fake an old and valuable painting. Later the husband is found murdered and Mason's client becomes chief suspect.


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

: Magical Moments

with Merlin and McComb
Featuring June Merlin, Gil Leaney, Korolyov and Billy McComb who also introduces the programme with Woolf Phillips and his Orchestra.


Magicians: Merlin and McComb
Magician: Gil Leaney
Magician: Korolyov
Presenter: Billy McComb
Musicians: Woolf Phillips and his Orchestra
Designer: Jane Barchard
Producer: Richard Afton

: The Burns and Allen Show: McAffee and the Manicurist

Starring George Burns and Gracie Allen.
As sometimes happens, Gracie's remedies are more painful than the original affliction, particularly for Harry Von Zell who is talked into playing the role of a romantic foil.

10.0-10.15 Flashback
People and events in the local news.
10.15-10.25 Piano interlude by Joan Newton


Himself: George Burns
Herself: Gracie Allen
Himself/announcer: Harry Von Zell
Pianist (Piano interlude): Joan Newton

: The Trad Fad

and all that Jazz...
Spotlighting music in the specialist manner.
Starring this week: Ian Menzies and his Clyde Valley Stompers, The Merseysippi Jazz Band, The Syncopaters
Compere, Alan Dell


Musicians: Ian Menzies and his Clyde Valley Stompers
Musicians: The Merseysippi Jazz Band
Musicians: The Syncopaters
Compere: Alan Dell
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: Late Night News

followed by Weather and Close Down

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