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Seven programmes showing how pure physics research is applied to achieve industrial progress.

At the Hydraulics Research Station at Wallingford accurate scale models of rivers, harbours, and dams are built and studied to find the solutions to problems like excessive sihation or erosion; these solutions will ultimately be carried out as expensive major projects.
Shown in the 'Eye on Research' series on December 19, 1957

Contributors

Producer:
Bill Wright
'Science on Saturday' is compiled and arranged by:
James McCloy

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CARWYN JAMES
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Welsh sports programme for children.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

Contributors

Unknown:
Carwyn James
Unknown:
Pel Droed
Unknown:
Cliff Morgan

Written and produced by Shaun Sutton.
More criminal capers.
with Colin Douglas, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Douglas Blackwell

Contributors

Writer/Producer:
Shaun Sutton
Film cameraman:
Bill Munn
Film editor:
Larry Toft
Designer:
Stewart Marshall
Boss:
Paul Whitsun-Jones
Happy:
Douglas Blackwell
Postman:
Christopher Hodge
Bonehead:
Colin Douglas
Mrs Pilchard:
Hope Jackman
Tobacconist:
John Woodnutt
Man in tobacconist's shop:
Michael Hanbury
P.C. Pilchard:
Bruce Gordon
Rusty Reynolds:
Jeffrey Segal
Knuckles Noran:
David Waller
Bank Cashier:
Ian Shand
Small boy:
Larry Viner

with the opinions of Eric Sykes, Shirley Abicair, Scilla Gabel and Ray Orchard.
In the chair, David Jacobs

Contributors

Panellist:
Eric Sykes
Panellist:
Shirley Abicair
Panellist:
Scilla Gabel
Chairman:
David Jacobs
Devised by:
Peter Potter
Presentation:
Bill Cotton, Jnr.

A Western film series starring Ty Hardin as the roving cowboy adventurer.

Bronco is forced to work with a gang of ruthless outlaws in a desperate attempt to rescue the girl they are holding as a hostage.

Contributors

Bronco Layne:
Ty Hardin

Written by Larry Forrester.
Some adventures of the richest girl in the world.
Starring Catherine Boyle, Patrick Barr and Faith Brook with William Fox and Alan Tilvern

Contributors

Writer:
Larry Forrester
Designer:
Susan Spence
Film cameraman:
David Prosser
Film editor:
Joseph Sterling
Costumes supervised by:
Angela Flanders
Lighting supervised by:
Sam Barclay
Director:
Robin Nash
Producer:
Ronald Marsh
Sir Lionel Foxton:
William Fox
Braham:
Terence Soall
John Baker:
Patrick Barr
Janet Turner:
Faith Brook
Katie Johnson:
Catherine Boyle
Dinty Martin:
Alan Tilvern
Det Supt Tallerton:
Robert Cawdron
Police Constable:
William Patenall
Dog:
null Mi-Tzi
Dog:
null Tai-Tai

from The United States Air Force Base, Prestwick.
with Sheila Buxton, Don Lang and his Frantic Five, Albert Burdon, Sis and Sonny Arthurs, The Tonnards, Eric 'Jeeves' Grier, Helen Cotterill, The Charlie Chester Dancers, The George Mitchell Singers.

Contributors

Comedian/presenter/script:
Charlie Chester
Singer:
Sheila Buxton
Musicians:
Don Lang and his Frantic Five
Performer:
Albert Burdon
Dancers:
Sis and Sonny Arthurs
Performers:
The Tonnards
Performer:
Eric 'Jeeves' Grier
Performer:
Helen Cotterill
Dancers:
The Charlie Chester Dancers
Choreography:
Sheila Delaney
Singers:
The George Mitchell Singers
Orchestra conducted by:
Jack Leon
Orchestrations:
Frank Barber
Orchestrations:
Alan Roper
Orchestrations:
Alan Bristow
Musical associate:
Frank Davison
Script:
Bernard Botting
Script:
Charles Hart
Designer:
Geoffrey Saphin
Producer:
Albert Stevenson

A film series starring Raymond Burr as the famous lawyer investigator created by Erle Stanley Gardner.
with Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman, Ray Collins

'See us when you need money' is the motto of a finance company, and three thieves take them at their word. Later Perry Mason is retained by a thirteen-year-old boy to defend his grandfather who is accused of organising the robbery.

Contributors

Character created by:
Erle Stanley Gardner
Perry Mason:
Raymond Burr
Della Street:
Barbara Hale
Paul Drake:
William Hopper
Hamilton Burger:
William Talman
Lt. Tragg:
Ray Collins

Starring George Burns, Gracie Allen.

George Burns finds his plans for golf repeatedly interrupted when Gracie confuses the issue and gets him involved in a medical examination.

10.0-10.15 Flashback
People and events in the local news.
10.15-10.25 Sea Airs, sung by Alan Bailey (baritone), with Marie Phillips (piano).

Contributors

Himself:
George Burns
Herself:
Gracie Allen
Baritone (Sea Airs):
Alan Bailey
Pianist (Sea Airs):
Marie Phillips

and all that Jazz...
Spotlighting music in the specialist manner.
Starring this week Kenny Ball's Jazzmen and Mick Mulligan and his Band with George Melly.
Compere, Alan Dell

Contributors

Musicians:
Kenny Ball's Jazzmen
Musicians:
Mick Mulligan and his Band
Singer:
George Melly
Compere:
Alan Dell
Producer:
Johnnie Stewart

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