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What are the theories about the mysterious craters on the moon, and why are the first men on the moon likely to find it so inhospitable? These and other questions are answered in today's programme about an imaginary journey to the moon.
Introduced by Donald Holms.
(BBC recording)
Repeated next Tuesday at 11.20 a.m.

Contributors

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

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

Harry Watt on his new film 'The Siege of Pinchgut'

Any Wife to any Husband
Pamela de Bayou talks about the autobiography of her husband, Frederic Warburg.

Farewell to the Farm

A filmed interview with Diana Dors

And a story from Samuel Selvon

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Presenter:
David Jacobs
Interviewee:
Harry Watt
Item presenter (Any Wife to any Husband):
Pamela de Bayou
Interviewee:
Diana Dors
Storyteller:
Samuel Selvon
Director:
Richard Gilbert
Producer:
Lorna Pegram

Introduced by Peter Scott.

The West Indian Island of Tobago is a paradise on which to film wild birds. Peter Scott introduces Iris and Rupert Darnton, who have recently returned from Tobago, and shows some films which they made while they were there of hangnests, pelicans, humming birds, and other wild creatures.
(Previously shown on June 26)

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Scott
Guest/Filmmaker:
Iris Darnton
Guest/Filmmaker:
Rupert Darnton
Editor:
John Merritt
Producer:
Nicholas Crocker

A machine that talks... the story of the collaboration between electronics engineers and phoneticians in the development of a new research tool in the study of speech with Walter Lawrence, Signals Research Development Establishment, Christchurch;
David Abercrombie Reader in Phonetics, Edinburgh University and members of his Department.
(BBC recording first shown last Oct.)

Contributors

Presenter:
Walter Lawrence
Presenter:
David Abercrombie
Research and treatment:
G. Rattray Taylor
Producer:
Alan Rees
Series edited by:
Aubrey E. Singer

Starring Charlie Chester
(See above)

Charlie Chester presents his Pot Luck
at 7.30
Assisted by Eric (Jeeves) Grier, Austen Gaffney, Ruby and Charles Wlaat, Frank Davison, The Tall Girls
Woolf Phillips and his Orchestra
With The 'Pot Luck' Sequences

(Austen Gaffney is at the Metropolitan Irish Music-Hall, Edgware Road, London)

Contributors

Presenter/Comedian:
Charlie Chester
Performer:
Eric (Jeeves) Grier
Performer:
Austen Gaffney
Performers :
Ruby and Charles Wlaat
Performer:
Frank Davison
Dancers:
The Tall Girls
Musicians:
Woolf Phillips and his Orchestra
Musical Associate:
Frank Davison
Dance Direction:
Jack Billings
Decor:
Richard Henry
Production:
Richard Afton

Sidney Torch conducts and introduces the music from 'Porgy and Bess', 'Funny Face', 'An American in Paris' and 'Rhapsody in Blue'.
Solo pianist, Julius Katchen
With Leonora Lafayette, Olga Gwynne, Patricia Moore, Jess Walters, James Maxwell, Robert Docker, The Sidney Torch Orchestra
See page 8

Contributors

Presenter/Conductor:
Sidney Torch
Pianist:
Julius Katchen
Soprano:
Leonora Lafayette
Singer:
Olga Gwynne
Performer:
Patricia Moore
Baritone:
Jess Walters
Performer:
James Maxwell
Pianist:
Robert Docker
Musicians:
The Sidney Torch Orchestra
Devised and produced by:
Charles R. Rogers
Choreography:
Denys Palmer
Designer:
Malcolm Goulding

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview
Action... News... Personalities...
A weekly sports magazine for the family.
Tonight's action films include:
Football, Racing and
Golf with Dai Rees
The first of a new series with Britain's Ryder Cup Captain.

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Dimmock
Item presenter (Golf):
Dai Rees
Associate editor:
Ronnie Noble
Presented by:
Bryan Cowgill
Editor:
Paul Fox

The third 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 Holland: Professor L. J. van Holk, Dr. Werner von Simson
In Britain: Professor Martin Ryle, F.R.S.
In France: Professor Pierre Auger
Presented with the assistance of the Television Services of Europe
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Presenter:
Aidan Crawley
Speaker (Holland):
Professor L. J. van Holk
Speaker (Holland):
Dr. Werner von Simson
Speaker (Britain):
Professor Martin Ryle
Speaker (France):
Professor Pierre Auger
Producer:
Derek Holroyde

The course will consist of not more than eight big fences. Horses with clear rounds will have successive jumps off over a shortened course, in which fences will be raised and enlarged, until the winner is decided. Last year a fence went up to 6' 6".
From the Empire Pool, Wembley

Contributors

Commentator:
Dorian Williams
Presented for television by:
Dennis Monger

BBC Television

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