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by Professor Richard Gregory.
The Royal Institution, London Annual Christmas Lectures to Young People

Optical illusions can be strange and dangerous when seen by Earth's astronauts in the deep vacuum of space. Lecture 5 tells of the latest experiments devised to minimise the dangers in this blank black world.
Lecture 6: Tuesday at 6.0 p.m.


Professor Richard Gregory
Presented for TV by:
Alan Sleath

featuring the Welsh Rugby Union Final Trial

Despite finishing at the foot of the international table last season, Wales will be best remembered for their exhilarating win over England in Cardiff last April. Today the Welsh selectors attempt to produce a side capable of improving both their International rating and, a fortnight hence, of repeating their famous victory at Twickenham.
Gilbert Bennett reports from Cardiff Arms Park.
Introduced by Keith Macklin.


Gilbert Bennett
Keith Macklin
Dewi Griffiths
Series producer:
Alan Mouncer

Regional Variations (2)

The Portrait of a Lady

Episode 1: Proposals

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Based on the novel by Henry James. Starring Richard Chamberlain. The classic story of a young woman affronting her destiny while searching for her own way of truth.

Written by Dr. J. Bronowski.
Bronowski on the man and his legacy to science
Tell me if anything ever was done
From Vinci, Florence, and the Tuscan gorge which is said to be the sinister background of the Mona Lisa, Dr. J. Bronowski tries to find the man behind the legend. Was Leonardo right to think that he had done nothing, or did he fulfil the early passion which made him say: 'wish to work miracles... '
Colin Blakely is a National Theatre player


Dr. J. Bronowski
Produced and directed by :
Adrian Malone
The voice of Leonardo:
Colin Blakely

Starring Julie Felix
with special guests, Josh White, The Bee Gees



Julie Felix
Josh White
The Bee Gees
Musical director:
John Cameron
Neil Shand
Roger Cheveley
Stanley Dorfman
on BBC Two England

Release ...into the world of experiment and achievement in the arts.
Current events, trends, and tendencies reported by Robert Hughes on Art, Peter Lewis on Plays, William Mann on Music, Alexander Walker on Films, Irving Wardle on Books
Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush
If others can make it, why can't I?- Jamie McGregor, the hero of Clive Donner's new comedy on a boy and his fantasies of sex and love.
Clive Donner talks about this and his previous films. (Colour)


Speaker (Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush):
Clive Donner
Colin Nears
Lorna Pegram

Introduced by Tony Bilbow looks at The Film World Past and Present and Philip Jenkinson shows more of your film requests.
Letters to Philip Jenkinson should be addressed c/o Late Night Line-Up, [address removed]


Tony Bilbow
Philip Jenkinson

Starring Ronald Reagan, Rhonda Fleming

A G.I. in Hong Kong sacrifices a fortune to save a Chinese child. (Colour)


Winston Miller
Based on the story by/director:
Lewis R. Foster
William Pine
William Thomas
Jeff Williams:
Ronald Reagan
Victoria Evans:
Rhonda Fleming
Wei Lin:
Danny Chang
Tau Liang:
Marvin Miller
Mr. Lighton:
Nigel Bruce
Mrs. Lighton:
Mary Somerville
Police Inspector:
Lowell Gilmore

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