Programme Index

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for the deaf and hard of hearing
A look at the news of the week with film from all over the world and a commentary that can be seen as well as heard.

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael De Morgan
Translator:
Ruth Leeds
Producer:
Bill Northwood

by George Orwell.
Dramatised by Robin Chapman.
with Alfred Lynch, Tristram Jellinek
and Anne Stallybrass

Contributors

Author:
George Orwell
Dramatised by:
Robin Chapman
Designer:
Richard Wilmot
Producer:
Cedric Messina
Director:
Christopher Morahan
Gordon Comstock:
Alfred Lynch
Young man:
Charles Hodgson
Mrs. Weaver:
Winifred Dennis
Mrs. Penn:
Marie Hopper
Tramp:
Sydney Bromley
Old woman:
Hilda Barry
Voice of corner table:
Clive Elliot
Rosemary:
Anne Stallybrass
Mr. Erskine:
Norman Pitt
Mrs. Wisbeach:
Margaret Durnell
Mr. Flaxman:
Norman Mitchell
Ravelston:
Tristram Jellinek
Barmaid:
Renee Hill
Hermione:
Suzanne Jefferies
Maid:
Tania Trude
Julia:
Susan Field
Waiter:
Alec Wallis
Bank clerk:
Eric Longworth
Tarts:
Alicia Catrall
Tarts:
Christine Ozanne
Police Sergeant:
Arthur Mayne
Police Constable:
David Locke
Magistrate:
Bartlett Mullins
Cheeseman:
Sydney Arnold
Mrs. Meakin:
Beatrice Greeke
Young girl:
Vickery Turner
Librarian:
Pauline Winter
Library assistant:
Sheila Grant

A review of the sciences.
Introduced by Colin Riach.

Carlo Lerici, scientist and archaeologist, has brought past and future together. Using geophysical methods intended for mineral surveying, he has detected 10,000 unknown Etruscan tombs in ten years.

Contributors

Presenter:
Colin Riach
Subject:
Carlo Lerici
Presented by:
Dick Gilling
Series edited by:
G. Rattray Taylor

A thriller in six parts by Ken Hughes.
Starring Charles Tingwell, Veronica Strong, James Maxwell, Dallia Penn

Harry catches the agent, Smith, photographing his papers. He protests to the British Embassy, who bluntly deny any knowledge of Smith.

Contributors

Writer:
Ken Hughes
Producer:
Alan Bromly
Director:
James Cellan Jones
Harry Sutton:
Charles Tingwell
Jennifer Sutton:
Veronica Strong
Col. Rykov:
James Maxwell
Karin:
Dallia Penn
Wilson-Nichols:
Adrian Ropes
Secretary to British Ambassador:
David Kings
Smiling Man:
Jonathon Scott
Smith:
Richard Armour
Orlov:
Alfred Hoffman
Zguridi:
Harold Lang
Simons:
Peter Stephens
Waiter:
Tony Pool
Willie:
Richard Kane
Henderson:
Robert Mill

A duel of words and wit between Robert Morley with Christine Truman, Robert Hardy and Frank Muir with Anne Scott-James, Jimmy Edwards.
Referee, Robin Ray

Contributors

Team captain:
Robert Morley
Panellist:
Christine Truman
Panellist:
Robert Hardy
Team captain:
Frank Muir
Panellist:
Anne Scott-James
Panellist:
Jimmy Edwards
Referee:
Robin Ray
"Call My Bluff" devised by:
Mark Goodson
"Call My Bluff" devised by:
Bill Todman
Title cartoons:
null Emmwood
Producer:
T. Leslie Jackson

rounds off the day with Denis Tuohy, Michael Dean, Nicholas Tresilian, Joan Bakewell.
and
Plunder
A weekly raid on the archives of BBC Television.
Tonight's edition includes:
Sacha Guitry
talking to Leslie Mitchell.

Aneurin Bevan
in an excerpt from Press Conference.

TV Tea Party 1955
An informal gathering of stars.

Myra Hess
playing "Jesu, joy of man's desiring"

Contributors

Presenter:
Denis Tuohy
Presenter:
Michael Dean
Presenter:
Nicholas Tresilian
Presenter:
Joan Bakewell
Interviewee (Plunder):
Sacha Guitry
Interviewer (Plunder):
Leslie Mitchell
Guest (Plunder:
Press Conference): Aneurin Bevan
Pianist (Plunder):
Myra Hess

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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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