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: Science on Saturday: Physics in the Service of Man: 7: Test Flight

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

At the Royal Aircraft Establishment at Bedford the latest aircraft are tested and minutely observed under actual flying conditions: at Bedford the BBC Outside Broadcast cameras watch the F.D. II do an actual test flight.
Shown in the 'Eye on Research' series on May 12, 1959


Producer: Philip Daly
Producer: Tom Millett
'Science on Saturday' is compiled and arranged by: James McCloy

: Notice-Board

Public Service announcements.
(to 11.05)

: Telewele

Rhaglen wythnosol y plant yn cyflwyno
Jim Cno Crmstyn gyda
SASSIE REES yn canu eich hoff hwiangerddi Cyfeilydd, Maimie Noel Jones
Ynghyd a stori
' Y Garafan Wen ' gan Amy Parry-Williams Storiwr, Nesta Harris
Y darluniau gan Hywel Harries
Y cyflwyno gan
Sheila Huw Jones
Y cyfarwyddo gan EVELYN WILLIAMS
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)


Unknown: Jim Cno Crmstyn
Unknown: Maimie Noel Jones
Unknown: Garafan Wen
Unknown: Amy Parry-Williams
Unknown: Nesta Harris
Unknown: Hywel Harries
Unknown: Sheila Huw Jones
Unknown: Evelyn Williams

: 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 63

: The Range Rider: Bad Medicine

The Range Rider and Dick rest their horses and amuse themselves with a little fighting practice, but the horses are spotted by rustlers and the time for practising is over.


The Range Rider: Jack Mahoney
Dick West: Dick Jones

: Bonehead: Smash and Grab

Written and produced by Shaun Sutton.
More criminal capers.
with Colin Douglas, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Douglas Blackwell
Previously shown in October 1960


Writer/Producer: Shaun Sutton
Film cameraman: Bill Munn
Film editor: Larry Toft
Designer: Stewart Marshall
Boss: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Happy: Douglas Blackwell
Bonehead: Colin Douglas
Mrs Pilchard: Hope Jackman
First P.C.: Ivor Salter
Second P.C.: Garth Adams
Mr Engleman: Philip Ray
Harry Jacobs: Martin Wyldeck
Joe: Derek Sydney
Bert: Jack Smethurst
Police Sergeant: Anthony Sheppard

: The News

: Today's Sport

Introduced by Kenneth Wolstenholme.
A summary of today's sporting highlights and the classified football results.


Presenter: Kenneth Wolstenholme

: Juke Box Jury

Presenting the latest in popular records.
This week's panel includes Shirley Anne Field, Matt Monro, Pete Murray.
In the chair, David Jacobs


Panellist: Shirley Anne Field
Panellist: Matt Monro
Panellist: Pete Murray
Chairman: David Jacobs
Devised by: Peter Potter
Presentation By: Bill Cotton, Jnr.

: Dixon of Dock Green: The Tommy Fuller Story

Some stories of a London Policeman by Ted Willis.
Starring Jack Warner


Writer: Ted Willis
Designer: Stanley Morris
Director: Michael Goodwin
Production: Douglas Moodie
PC George Dixon: Jack Warner
Mr Haynes: John Rutland
Nurse: Heather Emmanuel
Inspector 'Ben' Benson: Frank Hawkins
Mrs Haynes: Margot Boyd
Mick Haynes: Keith Arey
Sister: Cara Stevens
Tommy Fuller: James Brady
Mark Fuller, his father: Olaf Pooley
Mrs Fuller, his mother: Joan Peart
WPC Kay Shaw: Jocelyne Rhodes
PC Lauderdale: Geoffrey Adams
Sergeant Flint: Arthur Rigby
Prob PC Jamie MacPherson: David Webster
Sooty Sutcliffe: Eynon Evans
Ginger: John Mitchell
Fishy: David Franks
Pete: Peter Wood
Mary: Jeannette Hutchinson
Det Sgt Andy Crawford: Peter Byrne
Jenny Wren: Hilda Fenemore
Det Con Jack Cotton: Michael Nightingale

: Bronco: The Buckbrier Trail

A Western film series starring Ty Hardin as the roving cowboy adventurer.

Bronco uses a decoy to protect the prisoner in his custody from a ruthless killer who is determined to take the law into his own hands.


Bronco Layne: Ty Hardin

: Charlie Chester on Laughter Service

from the Television Theatre, London.
with Lucille Mapp, Vendryes, The Wallabies, The Quartetto Italiano, Eric 'Jeeves' Grier, Helen Cotterill, The Charlie Chester Dancers, The George Mitchell Singers.


Comedian/presenter/script: Charlie Chester
Singer: Lucille Mapp
Magician: Vendryes
Performers: The Wallabies
Musicians: The Quartetto Italiano
Performer: Eric 'Jeeves' Grier
Performer: Helen Cotterill
Dancers: The Charlie Chester Dancers
Choreography: Sheila Delaney
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Orchestra conducted by: Harry Rabinowitz
Orchestrations: Frank Barber
Orchestrations: Peter Akister
Musical associate: Frank Davison
Script: Bernard Botting
Script: Charles Hart
Designer: Geoffrey Saphin
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Fraudulent Photo

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

Perry Mason goes to the aid of a district attorney who has been threatened with blackmail, and finds himself defending his client on a murder charge when a powerful behind-the-scenes politician is found dead.


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

: The Last Night of the Proms

See top of page and page 5

: Germany Chooses

See column 1

: The Trad Fad

and all that Jazz...
Spotlighting music in the specialist manner.
Starring this week: Terry Lightfoot and his New Orleans Jazzmen, Alex Welsh and his Band, and Ken Colyer's Jazzmen
Compere, Alan Dell


Musicians: Terry Lightfoot and his New Orleans Jazzmen
Musicians: Alex Welsh and his Band
Musicians: Ken Colyer's Jazzmen
Compere: Alan Dell
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: Late Night News

followed by Weather and Close Down

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