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In recent years, new instruments like radio telescopes, extending the discoveries made with large optical telescopes, have for the first time given a glimpse of the magnitude of the universe. In this programme we make an imaginary voyage from far out in the universe towards our earth.
Introduced by Donald Holms.
(Repeated next Tuesday, 11.20 a.m.)

Contributors

Presenter:
Donald Holms
Adviser:
Colin Ronan
Illustrator:
Alfred Wurmser
Producer:
Donald Grattan

A topical diversion.
David Jacobs introduces people and events of the day.

Including

A Summer Garden Fantasy
(BBC film)

Holiday for Hoppers
Duff Newton introduces a filmed story from the hopgardens of Kent.

Where are they now?: 2: Mary Richardson ex-suffragette

And a story from Miles Malleson

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Presenter:
David Jacobs
Item presenter (Holiday for Hoppers):
Duff Newton
Subject (Where are they now?):
Mary Richardson
Storyteller:
Miles Malleson
Producer:
Lorna Pegram

Jeremy Geidt the Caravan Showman rings up the curtain at Plymouth Hoe and introduces you to Clive Dunn as Mr. Crumpet, Noberti, The Skating Royals, Earl and Elgar, Judy Moxham.
Accompanied by the Caravan Quartet and introduces you to some of the children of Plymouth.
See Junior Radio Times

Contributors

Caravan Showman:
Jeremy Geidt
Mr. Crumpet:
Clive Dunn
Entertainer:
null Noberti
Skaters:
The Skating Royals
Performers:
Earl and Elgar
Performer:
Judy Moxham
Additional Material:
Clive Dunn
Producer:
Barbara Hammond

A light comedy series set in Sam Callahan's restaurant.
[Starring] Eddie Byrne and Betty McDowall
With Catherine Finn, Desmond Llewelyn, Eric Flynn, Shela Ward, Joan Phillips, Dennis Thorne and Guest Star, Dennis Lotis

Contributors

Script:
Lee Loeb
Incidental music composed by:
Bruce Campbell
Settings:
Frederick Knapman
Producer:
Harry Carlisle
Sam Callahan:
Eddie Bryne
Hetty Callahan:
Betty McDowall
[Actress]:
Catherine Finn
[Actor]:
Desmond Llewelyn
[Actor]:
Eric Flynn
[Actress]:
Shela Ward
[Actress]:
Joan Phillips
[Actor]:
Dennis Thorne
Guest star:
Dennis Lotis

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview
Action... News... Personalities... in a weekly sports magazine for the family.

Tonight's special item: Professional Tennis
Direct from Wembley.
Lew Hoad, Frank Sedgman, Ken Rosewall and Ashley Cooper are among the world's top tennis stars competing in the London International Professional Lawn Tennis Championships. Outside Broadcast cameras watch some of them in action during tonight's matches at the Empire Pool and Sports Arena, Wembley.

Tonight's action films include:
The World Speedway Championships
and
Tips from the Top: Shark Fishing
with Bernard Venables

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Dimmock
Tennis player:
Lew Hoad
Tennis player:
Frank Sedgman
Tennis player:
Ken Rosewall
Tennis player:
Ashley Cooper
Commentator (Professional Tennis):
Dan Maskell
Television presentation (Professional Tennis):
Innes Lloyd
Item presenter (Tips from the Top):
Bernard Venables
Associate editor:
Ronnie Noble
Presented by:
Bryan Cowgill
Editor:
Paul Fox

(See above)
(Aidan Crawley writes on page 3)
(BBC recording)

The first of a series of six programmes.
Aidan Crawley introduces speakers from different countries in Western Europe who talk about some fundamental challenges facing Europe now and in the future.
In Britain...Professor Hugh Trevor-Roper
In France...Paul-Marc Henri
In Holland...E.H. Van der Beugel

Presented with the assistance of the Television Services of Europe

Contributors

Presenter:
Aidan Crawley
Producer:
Derek Holdroyde
Speaker:
Professor Hugh Trevor-Roper
Speaker:
Paul-Marc Henri
Speaker:
E.H. Van der Beugel

Roberto Cardinali brings you romantic songs in a romantic setting with his friends
Hugo D'Alton (mandolin); Emilio (accordion)
An augmented section of the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Directed by Alyn Ainsworth
Recorded from the BBC's North of England television studio

Contributors

Singer:
Roberto Cardinali
Mandolinist:
Hugo D'Alton
Accordionist:
null Emilio
Musicians:
An augmented section of the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Orchestra directed by:
Alyn Ainsworth
Designer:
Kenneth Lawson
Presented by:
John Ammonds

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