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by J. G. Ballard.
Dramatised by Stanley Miller.
A second showing of strange stories from the world of science fiction.
Starring Donald Houston, Noel Johnson, John Abineri, Robert James and James Hunter


J.G. Ballard
Dramatised by:
Stanley Miller
Title music composed and conducted by:
Norman Kay
Trevor Williams
Irene Shubik
Peter Potter
Captain Peters:
Lionel Stevens
Dr. Francis:
Donald Houston
Zenna Peters:
Carla Challoner
Abel Granger:
James Hunter
Matthias Granger:
John Moore
Mrs. Granger:
Joyce Donaldson
Sarah Granger:
Janet Gallagher
Mrs. Peters:
Wendy Johnson
Matthew Peters:
Karl Lanchbury
Jeremiah Baker:
Peter Bennett
Mrs. Baker:
Christine Lander
Mark Baker:
Roy Hills
Ruth Baker:
Janet Fairhead
Sergeant Burke:
Robert Russell
Captain Sanger:
John Line
Colonel Chalmers:
John Abineri
General Short:
Noel Johnson
Dr. Kersh:
Robert James

Written by Richard Hough, Michael Frostick and Brian Robins.
Four weekly Wheelbase programmes looking back over eighty years of international motoring.

William Morris pioneered mass production in Britain in the 1920s. In tonight's programme Sir Miles Thomas takes a new look at the life of the Oxford cycle-shopkeeper who became Lord Nuffield, millionaire and philanthropist.
In America in the 1920s Henry Ford was making the model 'T' by the million; Campbell, Eyston, and Seagrave were breaking the land speed record; and Mary Pickford and Al Capone had the most extravagant cars in the world.
(Next Friday: Part 3 - Sliding roof £5 extra (1930-39))


Richard Hough
Michael Frostick
Writer/Directed and produced by:
Brian Robins

Tales from the last frontier of the great American West.
Starring James Drury as The Virginian

A deaf mute who can neither read nor write finds it impossible to prove his innocence when he is wrongly accused of murder.


The Virginian:
James Drury
Gary Clarke
Clu Gulager
Gail Kobe
Sheriff Abbott:
Ross Elliott
L.Q. Jones

A last look around the world of television.
Criticism, discussion, diversion with Denis Tuohy, Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow and tonight's guests.


Denis Tuohy
Michael Dean
Joan Bakewell
Tony Bilbow

BBC Two England

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