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Some fishes are able to glide through the air, but only three groups of animal have true organs of flight-birds, bats, and insects. John Barlee deals today chiefly with birds and illustrates various methods of flight by film he has taken himself.
(BBC recording of the programme first shown on March 9)
(to 11.45)

Contributors

Presenter:
John Barlee
Producer:
F. R. Elwell

A serial in six episodes by R.F. Delderfield.
With Peter Wyngarde, John Moffatt, Rupert Davies
(BBC recording of the broadcast on June 29, 1958)

Contributors

Author/Adapted by:
R.F. Delderfield
Producer:
Desmond O'Donovan
Guitarist:
Alberto Velez
Fights arranged by:
Terry Baker
Film Cameraman:
David Prosser
Film Editor:
Ron de Mattos
Designer:
Frederick Knapman
John Silver:
Peter Wyngarde
Gabriel Pew:
Nigel Arkwright
Black Dog:
Gertan Klauber
Captain Flint:
Rupert Davies
Darby Magraw:
Michael Corcoran
Ben Gunn:
John Moffatt
Jabez Patmore:
Gordon Gostelow
Billy Bones:
Olaf Pooley
Israel Hands:
Sean Lynch
Tom Morgan:
Neil Hallett
Anderson:
Rodney Burke
Davis:
Terry Baker
Dolores:
null Margarita
Old Ben Gunn:
Meadows White
Jim Hawkins:
John H. Watson
Seaman:
Alastair Hunter

Patrick Moore tells you about this month's main astronomical events. There is to be an eclipse of the Moon, and this week the little planet Mercury will be easy to see in the evening sky.
Ramon Lane, a young Northumbrian astronomer, shows a film of his own observatory; he explains how he built it, and describes how he uses his telescope to study celestial objects and to photograph them.

Contributors

Presenter:
Patrick Moore
Guest:
Ramon Lane
Presented by:
Graham Gauld

Preparing for the new season's Vegetables planting Asparagus, Exhibition Leeks, Parsnips, Carrots, and Beet
Percy Thrower introduces Harold Fowles, Professional foreman gardener and Ronald W. Sidwell, Horticulturist from the Vale of Evesham.
From the BBC's Midland television studio

Contributors

Presenter:
Percy Thrower
Guest:
Harold Fowles
Guest:
Ronald W. Sidwell
Presented by:
Paul Morby

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
featuring Sidney James
with John Vere, Hugh Lloyd, Mario Fabrizi, Laurie Webb, Graham Leaman, Arthur Mullard

Contributors

Writer:
Alan Simpson
Writer:
Ray Galton
Incidental music composed and Orchestra conducted by:
Wally Stott
Producer:
Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius Hancock:
Tony Hancock
Sidney Balmoral James:
Sidney James
Man from the Ministry:
John Vere
Council official:
Hugh Lloyd
Professional Marcher:
Mario Fabrizi
2nd Workman:
Laurie Webb
[Actor]:
Graham Leaman
Workman:
Arthur Mullard

In tonight's recording Perry Como welcomes Star Guests and The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Ray Charles Singers, The Louis Da Pron Dancers.
Written by Goodman Ace, Morton Green and George Foster and Jay Burton.

Contributors

Presenter/singer:
Perry Como
Musicians:
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra
Singers:
The Ray Charles Singers
Dancers:
The Louis Da Pron Dancers
Producer for NBC:
Clark Jones
Writer:
Goodman Ace
Writer:
Morton Green
Writer:
George Foster
Writer:
Jay Burton
Edited for BBC television by:
Philip Barker
Film editor:
Richard Barclay

The week's business in Parliament is over. Tonight two M.P.s face a group of their constituents in the Pavilion, Keswick.
Fred Peart M.P., Member (Labour) for Workington and William Whitelaw M.P. M.C.,
Member (Conservative) for Penrith and the Border.
In the chair, Kenneth Harris who calls for questions from the floor.

Contributors

Panellist:
Fred Peart
Panellist:
William Whitelaw
Chairman:
Kenneth Harris
Presented by:
Stanley Hyland

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