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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.
(BBC recording, first shown on September 23)
(to 11.45)

Contributors

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

Confidential Quiz
Marla Landi, Stephen Potter, Joan Gilbert are quizzed by Marjorie Proops with Robert Beatty keeping the score.

3.15 Cookery Club
Zena Skinner introduces the winner of this month's Cookery Club Competition, and demonstrates her recipe for a television supper dish.
(BBC recording)

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Contestant (Confidential Quiz):
Marla Landi
Contestant (Confidential Quiz):
Stephen Potter
Contestant (Confidential Quiz):
Joan Gilbert
Quizzer (Confidential Quiz):
Marjorie Proops
Scores (Confidential Quiz):
Robert Beatty
Devised and directed by (Confidential Quiz):
Brenda Horsfield
Presenter/Cook (Cookery Club):
Zena Skinner
Producer (Cookery Club):
Ann Shead

Freely based on 'Little Men' and 'Jo's Boys' by Louisa M. Alcott
Adapted as a television serial in seven parts by Constance Cox
Starring George Pravda and Annabelle Lee

(BBC recording of the programme first shown earlier this year)

Contributors

Author:
Louisa M. Alcott
Adapted by:
Constance Cox
Producer:
Joy Harington
Designer:
Susan Spence
Professor Bhaer:
George Pravda
John Brooke:
Harvey Hall
Jo:
Annabelle Lee
Meg:
Kate Cameron
Nursie Hummel:
Lilly Kann
Silas:
Christopher Hodge
Tommy Bangs:
Kenneth Collins
Jack Ford:
Donald Wilson
Dick Brown:
Jimmy Ray
Ned Barker:
Michael Caridia
Major Barker:
James Raglan
Franz:
William Simons
Emil:
Richard Palmer
Ephraim:
Robert Adams
Mrs. Barker:
Ann Farrer
Alice Barker:
Anthea Boyle
Captain:
Humphrey Lestocq
Mate:
Miles Brown
Overseer:
J. Mark Roberts

Introduced by Peter Scott.

Near the town of Szeged, in Southern Hungary, between the Rivers Danube and Tisza, an area of the old marsh country which once spread over parts of the great Hungarian Plain has been preserved as a bird sanctuary.
Peter Scott and the Hungarian naturalist Lorant De Bastyai discuss parts of a film made by Istvan Homoki-Nagy, whose pictures of wild life are becoming increasingly well known in this country.
(BBC recording, previously shown on July 10)

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Scott
Guest:
Lorant De Bastyai
Filmmaker:
Istvan Homoki-Nagy
Editor:
John Merritt
Producer:
Eileen Molony

(See panel and page 3)

Election Meetings across the Nation
at 6.45
These meetings will be broadcast simultaneously by the BBC transmitters covering the Regions concerned (see page 3)
In London: Derek Hart
In Exeter: Max Robertson
In Norwich: Robert McKenzie
In Manchester: Kenneth Harris
In Edinburgh: Esmond Wright
are the impartial chairmen at meetings called by the BBC for members of the public to question politicians on the issues of the campaign. With them on the platform are candidates to speak on behalf of any party contesting a fifth of the seats in the region. Names of speakers will be announced after nominations have closed.

Crystal Palace, Truleigh Hill
London:
From a Lime Grove studio

Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, North Hessary Tor, Les Platons, Rowridge
Exeter:
From the Washington-Singer Hall, Exeter

Sutton Coldfield, Tacolneston
Norwich:
From the Samson & Hercules House, Norwich

Holme Moss, Pontop Pike, Sandale, Douglas
Manchester:
From a Manchester studio

Kirk O'Shotts, Rosemarkie, Meldrum, Thrumster, Orkney
Edinburgh:
From an Edinburgh studio

(Sound recordings of these programmes will be broadcast in the appropriate Regional Home Services at 10.20 p.m.)
(Programme devised by the Television Talks Department)

Contributors

Chairman (London):
Derek Hart
Chairman (Exeter):
Max Robertson
Chairman (Norwich):
Robert McKenzie
Chairman (Manchester):
Kenneth Harris
Chairman (Edinburgh):
Esmond Wright
Producer (London):
Stanley Hyland
Producer (Exeter):
Bill Coysh
Presented for Television by (Exeter):
Nicholas Crocker
Producer (Norwich):
Malcolm Freegard
Presented for Television by (Norwich):
Barrie Edgar
Producer (Manchester):
Kenneth Brown
Presented for Television by (Manchester):
Ray Lakeland
Producer (Edinburgh):
Roderick MacLean

David Hughes says Make Mine Music
and introduces Dickie Valentine, Jacqueline Delman, The George Mitchell Singers
(See page 9)

Contributors

Presenter/Singer:
David Hughes
Singer:
Dickie Valentine
Soprano:
Jacqueline Delman
Singers:
The George Mitchell Singers
Orchestra conducted by:
Eric Robinson
Musical Associate:
Norman Percival
Material:
David Whitaker
Designer:
Tony Abbott
Producer:
John Street

A new comedy by Hugh Williams and Margaret Williams.
[Starring] Joan Greenwood, Hugh Williams, Rachel Gurney

Televised direct from the St. Martin's Theatre, London by arrangement with Anna Deere Wiman and Jack Minster
See page 4

Contributors

Author:
Hugh Williams
Author:
Margaret Williams
Designer:
Hutchinson Scott
Director:
Jack Minster
Presented for television by:
John Vernon
Hattie:
Joan Greenwood
Victor:
Hugh Williams
Hilary:
Rachel Gurney
Charles:
Edward Underdown
Sellars:
Moray Watson

by Christopher Bond
Adapted for television by Sheila Hodgson
with Philip Ray, Moultrie Kelsall, Petra Davies and Rodney Diak

The action takes place at Monkleigh Public School.
From the BBC's Welsh television studio
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Author:
Christopher Bond
Adapted by:
Sheila Hodgson
Production:
David J. Thomas
Designer:
Alan Taylor
Hubert Grenville:
Moultrie Kelsall
Robert Parker:
Rodney Diak
Pearson:
Malcolm Butterworth
Gillian Thomas:
Petra Davies
Mrs. Briggs:
Madoline Thomas
Mary Grenville:
Barbara Cavan
Owen Thomas:
Philip Ray
Dr. Wheeler:
William Sherwood
Cation Carter-Smith:
Ian Fleming
Reid:
Denis Charlton

Election Broadcast on behalf of the Conservative and Unionist Party
The Rt. Hon. Iain Macleod, Minister of Labour and National Service, The Rt. Hon. John Hare, O.B.E., Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries F. J. Erroll, Parliamentary Secretary, Board of Trade.

Contributors

Speaker:
The Rt. Hon. Iain Macleod
Speaker:
The Rt. Hon. John Hare
Speaker:
Fisheries F. J. Erroll

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