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An introduction to geology.

What is the significance of the first abundant fossil records of 600 million years ago?
Introduced by Professor F.H.T. Rhodes, University College of Swansea, with Professor T. Neville George, Glasgow University.
A BBC Educational broadcast
(Repeated on Tuesday at 11.15 p.m.)


Professor F.H.T. Rhodes
Professor T. Neville George
Alan Rees

Wir sprechen Deutsch
A course of thirty lessons for beginners.

Heidi and Dieter at the station.
With Heidi Treutler and Dieter Geissler
Introduced by Sabine Michael and Paul Hansard.
A BBC Educational broadcast
Repeated on Thursday at 11.5 p.m.
(to 11.10)


Sabine Michael
Paul Hansard
Gordon Roland
Colin Nears
Heidi Treutler
Dieter Geissler

including Rugby League, Racing, Golf, Athletics
See panel and page 5

Today's Timetable:

12.40 Golf

1.50 Race: Sunbury Selling Stakes

2.5 Athletics

2.20 Race: Jack Olding Stakes

2.35 Athletics

2.50 Rugby League Challenge Cup Final

3.40 Race: Great Jubilee Handicap Stakes

3.50 Rugby League: Second Half

4.40 Golf and Sports Results

While it is hoped to keep to the above timings, they may be altered by events

Twenty years ago today V.E. Day marked the end of the struggle for Europe. Nazi Germany - the Third Reich built to last one thousand years - was crushed and Adolf Hitler was dead.
On the anniversary of the German surrender:
In London
Field-Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein and Richard Dimbleby
In New York
General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Western Europe and former President of the United States with Walter Cronkite of the Columbia Broadcasting System.

In a joint BBC-CBS production two great allied war leaders are, linked live by communications satellite to recall the years between 1939 and 1945.

In Europe: Outside Broadcast cameras revisit some of the famous place-names of World War Two.
In London: the underground rooms from which Sir Winston Churchill directed the Battle of Britain.
At Coventry: from the ruins of the old cathedral and its successor.
At Monte Casino: where the battle for Rome was decided in Normandy where British and American forces began the final battle for Europe.
At Belsen concentration camp
In Berlin: the fall of the Reichstag.
In Rheims: the signing of the German surrender.
Reporters at these locations compare the scene today with film shot at the time of the action.

Repeated tonight at 10.25
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Interviewee (In London):
Field-Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
Interviewer (In London):
Richard Dimbleby
Interviewee (In New York):
General Dwight D. Eisenhower
Interviewer (In New York):
Walter Cronkite
Outside Broadcasts directed by:
Alan Chivers
Outside Broadcasts directed by:
Brian Johnson
Outside Broadcasts directed by:
John McGonagle
Outside Broadcasts directed by:
John Vernon
Outside Broadcasts directed by:
A. P. Wilkinson
Outside Broadcasts directed by:
Andrew Wiseman
Programme directed by:
Noble Wilson
CBS producer:
John Sharnik
CBS producer:
Don Hewitt
BBC producer:
Glyn Jones

[Starring] Margaret Lockwood at The Flying Swan
with Julia Lockwood
From the Midlands


William Templeton
Theme Music:
Ron Grainer
Story Editor:
John Barber
Margaret Peacock
Harold Clayton
Christopher Barry
Mr. Addison:
John Flint
Margaret Lockwood
Wendy Hall
Andrew Carr:
Philip Ray
Mabel Chislehurst:
Nora Nicholson
Eric Stanton:
Mark Burns
Julia Lockwood
Mr. Halliday:
John Law
Dwight Cooper:
Hugh McDermott
Michael Graham Cox
Jessie McDonald:
Molly Urquhart
Fred Potter:
Tom Watson
Mrs. Travers:
Barbara Cavan
Nerys Hughes
Robert Sterling:
Robin Hawdon
John Barrett
Jean Denning:
Kay Patrick

Starring and written by Benny Hill.
with Patricia Hayes, Jeremy Hawk, Gloria Paul, Peter Vernon, Roger Avon, Peter Bayliss, Lindsay Scott-Patton, Susan Clark.
Guest artists, Julie Rogers, The Countrymen, Ivor Mairants


Benny Hill
Geoff Shaw
Len Shorey
Film Cameraman:
James Balfour
Film Editor:
Angus Newton
Musical Arrangements:
Burt Rhodes
Orchestra conducted by:
Harry Rabinowitz
Robert Macgowan
Kenneth Carter
Benny Hill
Patricia Hayes
Jeremy Hawk
Gloria Paul
Peter Vernon
Roger Avon
Peter Bayliss
Lindsay Scott-Patton
Susan Clark
Julie Rogers
The Countrymen
Ivor Mairants

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Dramatised by Vincent Tilsley.
[Starring] Douglas Wilmer as Sherlock Holmes, Nigel Stock as Dr. Watson
with Joss Ackland as The Hon. Philip Green; Ronald Radd as Dr. Shlessinger; Sheila Shand Gibbs as Lady Frances Carfax

The hotels of Europe are Watson's hunting ground when Holmes sends him out alone to search for a missing Englishwoman. But they soon discover the trail is hotter in London.


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised by:
Vincent Tilsley
Fight arranged by:
Peter Diamond
Music composed by:
Max Harris
Film sequences - Cameraman:
James Balfour
Film sequences - Editor:
Geoffrey Fry
Costume Supervisor:
Sheila Glassford
Make-up Supervisor:
Shirley Boakes
Roy Oxley
David Goddard
Shaun Sutton
Roger Delgado
Dr. Shlessinger:
Ronald Radd
Mrs. Shlessinger:
Diana King
Lady Frances Carfax:
Sheila Shand Gibbs
Neil Stacy
Karin MacCarthy
The Hon. Philip Green:
Joss Ackland
Sherlock Holmes:
Douglas Wilmer
Dr. Watson:
Nigel Stock
Mrs. Hudson:
Enid Lindsey
Inspector Lestrade:
Peter Madden
John Woodnutt
Police Sergeant:
Ivor Salter

A film series starring David Niven, Charles Boyer, Gig Young, Gladys Cooper, Robert Coote as The Rogues

Pirating of 'haute couture' models is a risk all exclusive dress designers have to take But when the lovely Clothilde's whole collection is copied before her opening show, Marcel vow to make the pirate pay a very special price.


Marcel St. Clair:
Charles Boyer
Alec Fleming:
David Niven
Timmy St. Clair:
Robert Coote
Margaret St. Clair:
Gladys Cooper
Mark Fleming:
Larry Hagman
Dina Merrill
Camilla Parv
Leonard Carvel:
George Sanders
Tony Fleming:
Gig Young

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