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When the first steam carriages appeared on the roads the owners of stage coaches reacted violently. The steam road carriage was forced to pay a heavy toll and had to be preceded by a man carrying a red flag.
But the steam railway locomotive caught the public imagination in 1829 when Stephenson's 'Rocket' won a competition with three other steam locomotives. The Railway Age had begun.
Introduced by Arthur Garratt.
(Repeated on Tuesday at 11.20 a.m.)

Contributors

Presenter:
Arthur Garratt
Illustrator:
Alfred Wurmser
Producer:
Donald Grattan

Presenting Lenny the Lion with Terry Hall, The Barry Sisters, The Skating Meteors, Fred Ferris, Joe Greig, Gordon Rollings.
(Bert Hayes is appearing at the Butlin's Hotels, Cliftonville)

Contributors

Ventriloquist:
Terry Hall
Singers:
The Barry Sisters
Skaters:
The Skating Meteors
Performer:
Fred Ferris
Performer:
Joe Greig
Performer:
Gordon Rollings
Music:
The Bert Hayes Sextet
Script:
Frank Roscoe
Producer:
Johnny Downes

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
With Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Cy Grant and Hugo D'Alton.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/guitarist:
Cy Grant
Mandolist:
Hugo D'Alton
Producer:
Alasdair Milne

Proving once again that 'There's no Business like Show Business'
[Starring] Charlie Chester and Eleanor Summerfield

Contributors

Choreography:
Sheila Holt
Choreography:
Tom Gillis
Musical director:
Frank Davison
Script:
Sheila Hodgson
Script:
Allan Prior
Designer:
Charles Lawrence
Producer:
Dennis Main Wilson
Charlie Charles:
Charlie Chester
Ethel Charles:
Eleanor Summerfield
Butch:
Paul Carpenter
Ma Baker:
Dorothy Summer
Solly Carruthers:
Vic Wise
Stage Manager:
John Baskcomb

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview Television's sports magazine takes you out and about for:

Professional Ice Hockey: Boston Bruins v. New York Rangers
Two of the world's best ice hockey teams, Boston Bruins and New York Rangers, who are members of America's famous National League, meet tonight in London. Part of this special match is televised from the Empire Pool, Wembley.

The Greyhound Television Trophy
The third heat of a £3,000 event organised by the National Greyhound Racing Society, and televised direct from Powderhall, Edinburgh.

F.A. Cup Final Preview
Kenneth Wolstenholme introduces a preview of Saturday's match between Luton Town and Nottingham Forest direct from the Empire Stadium, Wembley.

The Two Thousand Guineas
Film of this afternoon's first classic of the flat racing season.

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Dimmock
Commentator (Ice Hockey):
Alan Weeks
Television presentation (Ice Hockey):
Dennis Monger
Item presenter (F.A. Cup Final Preview):
Kenneth Wolstenholme
The programme edited by:
Paul Fox
The programme edited by:
Ronnie Noble
Presented by:
Bryan Cowgill

Alan Melville takes you from A-Z through the world of entertainment
This week's programme deals with Letter 'O' and is produced by Bryan Sears.
Artists include:
Laurence Olivier in an excerpt from his famous film "Henry V"
(by courtesy of The Rank Organisation)
John Osborne in a specially filmed interview including an excerpt from his new musical play, "The World of Paul Slickey" starring Dennis Lotis
Mary O'Hara
The oboe played by Leon Goossens.
The organ played by Cherry Wainer.

Contributors

Presenter/Scriptwriter:
Alan Melville
Producer:
Bryan Sears
Interviewee:
John Osborne
[Actor] (The World of Paul Slickey):
Dennis Lotis
Singer:
Mary O'Hara
Oboist:
Leon Goossens
Organist:
Cherry Wainer
Choreographer:
Paddy Stone
Researcher:
Therese McHugh
Based on an idea by:
Wolf Mankowitz
Designer:
Tony Abbott
Orchestra Director:
Eric Robinson

A football comedy by Gadfan Morris
[Starring] Eynon Evans with Glyn Houston and Aubrey Richards

The action of the play takes place mainly at the Headquarters of the Treparry Association Football Club, and at Wembley.
From the BBC's Welsh television studio

Contributors

Writer:
Gadfan Morris
Producer:
Dafydd Gruffydd
Designer:
Alan Taylor
Film Cameraman:
Bill Greenhalgh
Film Editor:
Terry Laune
Joe Harris, the talent scout:
Aubrey Richards
Harry Vaughan, Manager of Treparry Town A.F.C.:
Glyn Houston
Enoch Howells, J.P. Chairman of Directors:
Eynon Evans
Albert Jones:
John Rees
Tom, the trainer:
W.H. Williams
A reporter:
Howell Evans
Shincyn Push, J.P.:
Jack Walters
Dr. Macdonald, the club doctor:
Dilwyn Owen
A Club director:
Evan Morgan
Dr. Schilling, a psychiatrist:
John Gill
A Defendant:
Norman Wynne
A Police Sergeant:
Ken Morey
A Civic Dignitary:
Ivor Maddox
Another Civic Dignitary:
Leonard Mayo

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