Programme Index

Discover 10,050,254 listings and 230,623 playable programmes from the BBC

When water boils it produces about 1,700 times its own volume of steam. In this programme Gerd Sommerhoff explains how this tremendous expansion can be used to drive turbines and other forms of steam engine.
For Schools
Previously shown in January 1963
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.35 a.m.
(to 10.22)

Contributors

Presenter:
Gerd Sommerhoff
Producer:
Geoffrey Hall

For children of seven to nine.
Introduced by Tom Gibbs.

Port Holiday: 2
The Customs examination; bulbs from Holland; seeing the diver.

Words and Pictures
An experiment in the use of words.

For Schools
Repeated on Thursday at 9.40 a.m.
(to 11.55)

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Gibbs
Script (Port Holiday):
Barbara Willard
Film cameraman:
John McGlashan
Film editor:
Robert Hill
Producer:
Claire Chovil

In 1626 Dutch settlers bought Manhattan Island-today the heart of New York-from an Indian tribe for eight pounds' worth of trinkets. They little knew that they had made one of the biggest bargains in history.
BBC film for Schools
Previously shown in January 1962
Repeated on Wednesday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.25)

Contributors

Cameraman:
Hannen Foss
Sound recordist:
Bill Searle
Film editor:
John Walker
Producer:
Tim Slessor

Films from home and abroad.
including:
The Magic Boat
An old Norwegian fairy story about the boy who found a flying-ship in a forest.
Commentary spoken by Johnny Morris.

Giants of Steam
A journey back to the early days at Britain's railways and the remarkable men who pioneered the iron way all over the country.

Contributors

Narrator (The Magic Boat):
Johnny Morris
Presented by (The Magic Boat):
Peggy Miller

It's Rolf Harris
with Maureen Evans, The Lorne Gibson Trio, Jan and Kelly, Jerry Stevens
Jan and Kelly appear by arrangement with the Pigalle Restaurant, London

Contributors

Presenter:
Rolf Harris
Singer:
Maureen Evans
Musicians:
The Lorne Gibson Trio
Singers:
Jan and Kelly
Comedian:
Jerry Stevens
Orchestra conducted by:
Norman Percival
Designer:
Charles Carron
Producer:
Terry Henebery

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
with Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Christopher Brasher, Julian Pettifer, Brian Redhead.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Reporter:
Fyfe Robertson
Reporter:
Trevor Philpott
Reporter:
Kenneth Allsop
Reporter:
Macdonald Hastings
Reporter:
Christopher Brasher
Reporter:
Julian Pettifer
Reporter:
Brian Redhead
Associate producer:
Jack Gold
Associate producer:
Derrick Amoore
Associate producer:
Kevin Billington
Associate producer:
John Lloyd
Associate producer:
Kenneth Corden
Assistant editor:
Elizabeth Cowley
Editor:
Peter Batty

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Iris and Stan's dream crumbles underfoot. David ends the day in deep water.

Contributors

Writer:
Hazel Adair
Writer:
Peter Ling
Costume Supervisor:
Ena Nickalls
Designer:
Donald Brewer
Producer:
Morris Barry
Director:
Gerald Blake
Tim:
Scot Finch
Alison:
Betty Cooper
Edmund Bruce:
Robert Flemyng
Iris:
Louise Dunn
Jenny:
Pauline Munro
Stan:
Johnny Wade
Ian:
Ronald Allen
Mrs Chatar:
Beryl Cooke
Russell Corrigan:
Shane Rimmer
Alan:
Basil Moss
Doug:
Lawrence James
Vivian:
Patricia Haines
Camilla:
Carmen Silvera
David:
Vincent Ball
Mitch:
Diana Beevers
Barry:
Robin Hawdon
Sheila Boxall:
Joanna Vogel

Sir John Pope Hennessy, Colonial Governor, 1867-1889
The story of one of the most extraordinary figures among the many extraordinary men who ruled the British Empire.
Based on "Verandah" by James Pope-Hennessy.
Music composed by Malcolm Williamson
Played by a section of the BBC Concert Orchestra
Conducted by Vilem Tausky
See page 27

Contributors

Based on "Verandah" by:
James Pope-Hennessy
Narrator:
Anthony Jacobs
Music composed by:
Malcolm Williamson
[Music] played by:
A section of the BBC Concert Orchestra
[Orchestra] conducted by:
Vilem Tausky
Film editor:
Larry Toft
Producer:
Paul Bonner
Voice of John Pope Hennessy:
Alec Clunes

Szymon Goldberg conducts the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and plays the solo violin in the Concerto in E major and Janny van Wering plays the solo harpsichord in the Concerto in A major.
The Netherlands Chamber Orchestra appears by arrangement with Harold Holt Ltd.

Contributors

Orchestra conductor/violinist:
Szymon Goldberg
Musicians:
The Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
Harpsichordist:
Janny van Wering
Presented by:
Walter Todds

BBC Television

Appears in

About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More