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Preference and prejudice towards books and writers.
Introduced by Robert Robinson
with Bernardine Bishop, John Betjeman, Anthony Burgess, Cyril Connolly.

Contributors

Presenter:
Robert Robinson
Panellist:
Bernardine Bishop
Panellist:
John Betjeman
Panellist:
Anthony Burgess
Panellist:
Cyril Connolly
Extracts read by:
Richard Hurndall
Extracts read by:
John Moffatt
Programme devised by:
Brigid Brophy
Designer:
Norman Vertigan
Director:
Tristram Powell
Producer:
Melvyn Bragg

Written and presented by Eric Merriman.
A sort of television show!
Starring June Whitfield and Gwendolyn Watts, Tony Tanner and Joe Melia
Guest artists, Clauda and Iris
featuring Peter Vernon and Ronnie Brody

Contributors

Writer/Presenter:
Eric Merriman
Musical director:
Peter Knight
Designer:
Martin Johnson
Designer:
Leo Austin
Producer:
John Street
[Actress]:
June Whitfield
[Actress]:
Gwendolyn Watts
[Actor]:
Tony Tanner
[Actor]:
Joe Melia
Guest artists:
Clauda and Iris
[Actor]:
Peter Vernon
[Actor]:
Ronnie Brody

The Early Bird satellite links two schools on either side of the Atlantic. Teachers and children from Birmingham in England meet teachers and children in Boston, Massachusetts.
A joint production with National Educational Television of the United States.
Reporters -
Boston: David Dimbleby for the BBC
Birmingham: John Fitch for N.E.T.

Contributors

Reporter (Boston):
David Dimbleby
Reporter (Birmingham):
John Fitch
Direction (America):
Greg Harney
Direction (Britain):
Christopher Doll
Producer:
Don Dixon
Producer:
David J. Webster

Presenting the veteran New Orleans clarinettist George Lewis with Mr. Acker Bilk's Paramount Jazz Band and Beryl Bryden.
Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton.
(George Lewis appears by arrangement with Harold Davison)
See page 43

Contributors

Presenter:
Humphrey Lyttelton
Clarinettist:
George Lewis
Musicians:
Mr. Acker Bilk's Paramount Jazz Band
Singer:
Beryl Bryden
Producer:
Terry Henebery

BBC Two England

About BBC Two

BBC Two is a lively channel of depth and substance, carrying a range of knowledge-building programming complemented by great drama, comedy and arts.

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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