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Preference and prejudice towards books and writers.
Introduced by Robert Robinson.
With Bernardine Bishop, Kingsley Amis, Anthony Burgess, Francis Hope.

Contributors

Presenter:
Robert Robinson
Panellist:
Bernardine Bishop
Panellist:
Kingsley Amis
Panellist:
Anthony Burgess
Panellist:
Francis Hope
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

Contributors

Writer/Presenter:
Eric Merriman
Musical Director:
Peter Knight
Designer:
Martin Johnson
Designer:
Leo Austin
Director:
William Stewart
Producer:
John Street
[Actress]:
June Whitfield
[Actress]:
Gwendolyn Watts
[Actor]:
Tony Tanner
[Actor]:
Joe Melia

A comedy film series.
Starring John McGiver as Walter Burnley, the complaints manager of a large department store.

To enable Joe to have some time alone with his girl friend, Walter arranges to take out the girl's mother -with embarrassing results.

Contributors

Walter Burnley:
John McGiver
Joe Foley:
Mickey Manners
Lynn Hall:
Elena Verdugo
Wilma Fritter:
Jesslyn Fax
Harry Price:
Richard Collier
Marilyn Walsh:
Shirley Bonne
Mrs. Walsh:
Alice Pearce
on BBC Two England

Introduced by Colin Riach.
The programme includes:

Men and Sharks
In the shark-pens of the Lerner Marine Laboratory in the Bahamas, Professor Perry Gilbert of Cornell is studying the biology of captured sharks. Among his aims: to find means of protection against shark attacks in open water.

Sir Henry Dale, O.H., F.R.S.
The eminent physiologist, who celebrates his ninetieth birthday today, looks back on his first discovery sixty years ago.

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Contributors

Presenter:
Colin Riach
Expert (Men and Sharks):
Professor Perry Gilbert
Subject/item presenter:
Sir Henry Dale
Film editor:
Roy Fry
Film editor:
Richard Sidwell
Producer:
Ramsay Short
Producer:
Philip Daly
Presented by:
Peter Smith
Series editor:
G. Rattray Taylor

Presenting the first television performance of The Zodiac Variations
Composed by Johnny Dankworth
Featuring guest stars from America Clark Terry (trumpet), Bob Brookmeyer (trombone)
and The Johnny Dankworth Orchestra
Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton.
(Clark Terry and Bob Brookmeyer appear by arrangement with Harold Davison)

Contributors

Composer:
Johnny Dankworth
Trumpeter:
Clark Terry
Trombonist:
Bob Brookmeyer
Musicians:
The Johnny Dankworth Orchestra
Presenter:
Humphrey Lyttelton
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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