Programme Index

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The sun is simply one of the thousands of stars in space. It is much smaller and cooler than many of them, but because of its nearness to us it governs our very existence.
Introduced by Donald Holms.
Repeated next Tuesday at 11.20 a.m.

Contributors

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

A weekly miscellany of people and events.
Introduced by David Jacobs.

Down to the Sea Again
Robert Reid takes a riverboat to Margate.
(BBC film)

The Duchess of Bedford on wedding wear for boys

The Eternal Quest
A filmed visit to England's first Beauty Farm.

And a story from J. B. Boothroyd.

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Presenter:
David Jacobs
Item presenter (Down to the Sea Again):
Robert Reid
Item presenter:
The Duchess of Bedford [name uncredited]
Storyteller:
J. B. Boothroyd
Director:
Richard Gilbert
Producer:
Lorna Pegram

A magazine programme for railway enthusiasts with John Adams and Patrick Whitehouse.
Introduced by Bill Hartley.
This month's edition includes:
'Can you guess?'; Midland Compound No. 1000 runs again; Narrow Gauge in the Dolomites; Spotters' Notebook
From the BBC's Midland television studio
See Junior Radio Times

Contributors

Presenter:
Bill Hartley
Devised and filmed by:
John Adams
Devised and filmed by:
Patrick Whitehouse
Producer:
Graham Gauld

Sir Mortimer Wheeler takes you on a Hellenic Cruise
In the second programme of this series, previously shown last year, the Hellenic Travellers' Club visit the treasures of Istanbul and the Islands of the Eastern Mediterranean.

Contributors

Presenter/narrator:
Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Photographed by:
John A. S. Turner
Film editor:
Sheila S. Tomlinson
Producer:
Stephen Hearst

A light comedy series set in Sam Callahan's restaurant.
[Starring] Eddie Byrne and Betty McDowall
With Paul Whitsun-Jones, Hugh Lloyd, Dennis Thorne, Robert Bevens, Gwendolyn Watts, Rowena Torrance.

Contributors

Script:
Lee Loeb
Incidental music composed by:
Bruce Campbell
Settings:
Frederick Knapman
Film cameraman for the series:
Ronnie Shears
Film editor:
Ken Bilton
Producer:
Harry Carlisle
Sam Callahan:
Eddie Byrne
Hetty Callahan:
Betty McDowall
Mario:
Paul Whitsun-Jones
Archie:
Hugh Lloyd
[Actor]:
Dennis Thorne
[Actor]:
Robert Bevens
[Actress]:
Gwendolyn Watts
[Actress]:
Rowena Torrance

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview
featuring
International Athletics: London v. Stockholm
direct from the White City Stadium, London
British, Swedish, and International stars from Russia, Germany, and Finland compete in the floodlit match organised by the Association of London Athletics Clubs in conjunction with the Evening News.

Tonight's action films include:
Tips from the Top: Riding
with Pat Smythe.

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Dimmock
Commentator (International Athletics):
Kenneth Wolstenholme
Commentator (International Athletics):
Norris McWhirter
Item presenter (Tips from the Top):
Pat Smythe
Associate editor:
Ronnie Noble
Presented by:
Bryan Cowgill
Editor:
Paul Fox

The second of a series of six programmes.
Aidan Crawley introduces speakers from different countries in Western Europe who talk about some of the fundamental challenges facing Europe today and in the future.

In Italy: Signorina Nina Ruffini, Professor Dino Origlia
In France: Mademoiselle Charlotte Fabre-Luce
In Britain: John Wain, The Rev. Dominic de Grunne
Presented with the assistance of the Television Services of Europe
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Presenter:
Aidan Crawley
Speaker (Italy):
Signorina Nina Ruffini
Speaker (Italy):
Professor Dino Origlia
Speaker (France):
Mademoiselle Charlotte Fabre-Luce
Speaker (Britain):
John Wain
Speaker (Britain):
The Rev. Dominic de Grunne
Producer:
Derek Holroyde

The second showing of the first of two films by Claude Arthaud and Francois Hebert-Stevens.
Three years ago two young French archaeologists set out to explore and film the sacred Buddhist Caves of Northern China. They approached them from Central Asia, filming on the way the strange Soviet city of Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia, and penetrating into China across the Great Wall.

Contributors

Filmmaker/archaeologist:
Claude Arthaud
Filmmaker/archaeologist:
Francois Hebert-Stevens
Narrator:
David Attenborough
Editor:
Robert Walter
Presented by:
Malcolm Brown

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