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by George Orwell.
Dramatised by Robin Chapman.
With Colin Blakely

(Colin Blakely is a National Theatre player; Mary Allen is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)

Contributors

Author:
George Orwell
Dramatised by:
Robin Chapman
Designer:
Michael Wield
Producer:
Cedric Messina
Director:
Christopher Morahan
George as a young man:
Roger Bradley
George Bowling:
Colin Blakely
A.J. Minter:
Frederick Farley
Mr. Witchett:
Maitland Moss
Communist clerk:
Larry Dann
Hilda Bowling:
Carmel McSharry
Miss Minns:
Ann Way
Mrs. Wheeler:
Peggy Aitchison
Billy:
Robert Bartlett
Lorna:
Joy Measures
Men in train:
Maurice Travers
Men in train:
Richard Merson
Mellors:
David Pinner
Violet:
Judy Stephens
Waitress in milk bar:
Faith Curtis
Sergeant:
Reginald Jessup
Katie:
Denise Brown
Hodges:
Norman Wynne
George's father:
Geoffrey Tyrrell
George's mother:
Julie May
Grimmett:
Howard Lang
Elsie:
Susan Tracey
Simpson:
Patrick Godfrey
Receptionist:
Mimi Whitford
Lady in hotel:
Mary Allen
Waitress in the tea shop:
Ann King
Vicar:
Christopher Banks
Barmaid:
Isabel Rennie
Yorkshire man:
Clifford Cox
Sir Joseph Cheam:
Donald Layne-Smith
Shopkeeper:
Edward Palmer
Man in short trousers:
Richard Caldicot
Flower setters:
Gabrielle Daye
Flower setters:
Harry Shacklock

A review of the sciences.
Introduced by Colin Riach.

Albert Szent-Gygorgyi M.D., Ph.D., D.h.c.
Born: September 16, 1893
Educated: Budapest University; Cambridge University
Domicile: Cape Cod, U.S.A.
Occupation: Director, Muscle Research Institute
Publications: Numerous
Interests: Water-skiing, sailing, politics
Awards: Nobel Prize; Lasker Award

Toil, Sweat, and Tears
An M.R.C. team headed by Dr. D.G. Phillips has taken the first step towards answering the vital question: how do enzymes work?

Contributors

Presenter:
Colin Riach
Subject (Albert Szent-Gygorgyi):
Albert Szent-Gygorgyi
Subject (Toil, Sweat, and Tears):
Dr. D. G. Phillips
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, aware that a top-secret tape has been substituted for the blank one he stole for Smith, stands trial on espionage charges which carry the death penalty.

Contributors

Writer:
Ken Hughes
Designer:
Spencer Chapman
Producer:
Alan Bromly
Director:
James Cellan Jones
Harry Sutton:
Charles Tingwell
Jennifer Sutton:
Veronica Strong
Col. Rykov:
James Maxwell
Karin:
Dallia Penn
TV Commentator:
Alan Curtis
State Prosecutor:
George Pravda
Defence Counsel:
Steven Berkoff
Presiding Judge:
Michael Collins
Henderson:
Robert Mill
Radio Cameramen:
Michael Rix
Radio Cameramen:
Michael Seddon
Orlov:
Alfred Hoffman
Wilson-Nichols:
Adrian Ropes
Guard:
James Appleby
Williams:
Bryan Kendrick
British Officer:
Michael Davis
Sverdlov:
Marc Malicz

A duel of words and wit between Robert Morley with Dame Sybil Thorndike, Nigel Frith and Frank Muir with Jill Bennett, Jonathan Miller.
Referee, Robin Ray

Contributors

Team captain:
Robert Morley
Panellist:
Dame Sybil Thorndike
Panellist:
Nigel Frith
Team captain:
Frank Muir
Panellist:
Jill Bennett
Panellist:
Jonathan Miller
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, Joan Bakewell, Michael Dean, Nicholas Tresilian.
and
Plunder
A weekly raid on the archives of BBC television.
Tonight's edition includes:
An excerpt from Conversation Pieces
with Nevill Coghill, A. L. Rowse, Lord David Cecil
Edith Sitwell as Lady Macbeth

Contributors

Presenter:
Denis Tuohy
Presenter:
Joan Bakewell
Presenter:
Michael Dean
Presenter:
Nicholas Tresilian
Presenter (Plunder:
Conversation Pieces): Nevill Coghill
Guest (Plunder:
Conversation Pieces): A. L. Rowse
Guest (Plunder:
Conversation Pieces): Lord David Cecil
Lady Macbeth (Plunder):
Edith Sitwell

BBC Two England

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