for the deaf and hard of hearing
A look at the news of the week with film from all over the world and a commentary that can be seen as well as heard.
Talking of Things to Come with Robert McKenzie and Erskine Childers.
Dr. Sukhatme, P. V. Chief Statistician, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the U.N.
by Rhys Adrian.
(Colin Blakely and Robert Stephens are National Theatre players; Zena Walker is in 'Man and Superman' at the Vaudeville Theatre, London)
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A review of the sciences.
Introduced by Colin Riach.
The Dolphins that Joined the Navy
American Navy scientists are engaged in an intensive programme of research on the most intelligent and friendly of sea creatures, the dolphin, and in particular on its almost uncanny powers of navigation.
Tonight's film includes scenes showing researchers trying to speak directly to these animals and dolphins talking to each other through underwater telephones.
A Theory of the Earth
The eminent Canadian geologist, Professor Tuzo Wilson, explains his new 'Froth on the Broth' theory of the structure of the earth to David Wilson before his recent lecture to the Royal Geological Society.
Interviewee (A Theory of the Earth):
Interviewer (A Theory of the Earth):
A series of weekly programmes presenting music in the folk idiom from many parts of the world.
This week, from America: Carolyn Hester
Accompanied by Ivor Mairants, Brian Brocklehurst, Geoff Lofts
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Stay up a little longer with Denis Tuohy, Joan Bakewell, Michael Dean.
A weekly raid on the archives of BBC television
This week's edition includes:
Lady Astor from
Fighting for the Vote (1957)
Rene Clair on love
Peter Brook on Musique Concrete
Lord Mancroft and Tommy Trinder speaking at a dinner in honour of Stanley Matthews (1956)
Fighting for the Vote): Lady
Item presenter (Plunder:
Stanley Matthews): Lord
Stanley Matthews): Tommy