Programme Index

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

One stage beyond the conventional jet is the ram jet; at very high speeds the movement of the aircraft rams the air in the jet tube, and does away with the need of a turbine-driven compressor. This programme from Bristol shows some of the intensive research and testing needed to develop these engines.
Shown in the 'Eye on Research' series on October 14, 1958

Contributors

Producer:
Peter Bale
'Science on Saturday' compiled and arranged by:
James McCloy

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Y rhaglen yng ngofal TELERI BEVAN
Recordiad y BBC
Children's Television
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

Contributors

Unknown:
Teleri Bevan

Written and produced by Shaun Sutton.
More criminal capers with Colin Douglas, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Douglas Blackwell
First shown on October 8, 1960

Contributors

Writer/Producer:
Shaun Sutton
Film cameraman:
Bill Munn
Film editor:
Larry Toft
Designer:
Stewart Marshall
Bonehead:
Colin Douglas
Boss:
Paul Whitsun-Jones
Happy:
Douglas Blackwell
Steward:
Ian Gardiner
Stewardess:
Margot Evans
Customs Officer:
Michael Hanbury
Woman at Customs:
Barbara Leslie
Waitress:
Jeanne Cook
Airport Porter:
Anthony Sagar
Miss Skipton:
Marjory Hawtrey
Miss Brady:
Edna Petrie
P.C. Parrot:
Robert Perceval
Head Girl:
Shirley Joy
Valerie Sefton:
Leslie Dudley
Felicity Grimstead:
Delene Scott

Presenting the latest in popular records.
This week's panel includes: Juliet Mills, David Kossoff and Jimmy Savile.
In the chair, David Jacobs

Contributors

Panellist:
Juliet Mills
Panellist:
David Kossoff
Panellist:
Jimmy Savile
Chairman:
David Jacobs
The programme devised by:
Peter Potter
Presentation:
Bill Cotton, Jnr.

Some stories of a London Policeman by Ted Willis.
Starring Jack Warner
(BBC Recording)

Contributors

Writer:
Ted Willis
Designer:
Stanley Morris
Production:
Douglas Moodie
P.C. George Dixon:
Jack Warner
Det Con Jack Cotton:
Michael Nightingale
Det Sgt Andy Crawford:
Peter Byrne
Mary:
Jeannette Hutchinson
Linda Cotton:
Lynn Williams
Christine Cotton, her mother:
Zinnia Charlton
Mrs Finn:
Gwen Lewis
Prob P.C. Jamie MacPherson:
David Webster
Mrs Dunn:
Betty Aubrey
Sergeant Flint:
Arthur Rigby
Mr Dobie:
Arthur Goullet
P.C. Lauderdale:
Geoffrey Adams
W.P.C. Kay Shaw:
Jocelyne Rhodes
P.C. Wills:
Nicholas Donnelly
P.C. Bush:
Max Latimer
Harry Beckley:
Robert Holford
Linda Beckley, his sister:
Alanna Boyce
Laura Beckley, their mother:
Heather Chasen
Ricky:
Donald Wilson
Sgt Wharton:
Michael Bird

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

Bronco is ordered to join two United States Marshals in the search for a bank robber, knowing that the hunted man could be his best friend.

Contributors

Bronco Layne:
Ty Hardin

From the Royal Engineers, Ripon.
With Margo Henderson, Igor Gridneff, The Bewildering Zodias, Hill and Billie, Eric 'Jeeves' Grier, Helen Cotterill, The Charlie Chester Dancers, The George Mitchell Singers.
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Tommy Watt

Contributors

Comedian/presenter/script:
Charlie Chester
Impressionist:
Margo Henderson
Performer:
Igor Gridneff
Telepathists:
The Bewildering Zodias
Performers:
Hill and Billie
Performer:
Eric 'Jeeves' Grier
Performer:
Helen Cotterill
Dancers:
The Charlie Chester Dancers
Choreography:
Sheila Delaney
Singers:
The George Mitchell Singers
Musicians:
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
[Orchestra] conducted by:
Tommy Watt
Orchestrations:
Frank Barber
Orchestrations:
Ted White
Orchestrations:
Jeff Muston
Musical associate:
Frank Davison
Script:
Bernard Botting
Script:
Charles Hart
Designer:
Cephas Howard
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

A woman seeks Perry Mason's help in locating her husband who has deserted her and their child and taken with him the wife's inheritance of 90,000 dollars. The case becomes complicated when the husband, a diamond expert, is found dead.

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

with Merlin and McComb
Featuring June Merlin, Jeffery Atkins and Billy McComb who also introduces the programme with Woolf Phillips and his Orchestra.

Contributors

Magicians:
Merlin and McComb
Magician:
Jeffery Atkins
Presenter:
Billy McComb
Musicians:
Woolf Phillips and his Orchestra
Producer:
Richard Afton

Starring George Burns and Gracie Allen.
Gracie and Blanche are curious about the contents of a package George has brought home. Could it be a mink coat?

10.15-10.30 Flashback
Local news.
10.30-10.40 Songs of Love and Work
Sung by Cyril Tawney.
(Rowridge)

Contributors

Himself (The Burns and Allen Show):
George Burns
Herself (The Burns and Allen Show):
Gracie Allen
Singer (Songs of Love and Work):
Cyril Tawney

and all that Jazz...
Spotlighting music in the specialist manner.
Starring this week: Bob Wallis and his Storyville Jazzmen, Monty Sunshine's Jazz Band with Beryl Bryden and Fairweather-Brown All Stars.
Compere, Alan Dell

Contributors

Musicians:
Bob Wallis and his Storyville Jazzmen
Musicians:
Monty Sunshine's Jazz Band
Singer:
Beryl Bryden
Musicians:
Fairweather-Brown All Stars
Compere:
Alan Dell
Producer:
Johnnie Stewart

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