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

Lecture Six probes into man's greatest dream-a machine that can see and think -the Robot of Science Fiction. Some of the most advanced work on this fascinating subject will be revealed. Sunglasses will be wanted again when the three-dimensional pendulum is explained. (Colour)

Contributors

Lecturer:
Professor Richard Gregory
Presented for television by:
Alan Sleath

The World Tonight
Reporting: John Timpson and Peter Woods
with Martin Bell, Michael Blakey, Michael Clayton, Tom Mangold, Brian Saxton, David Tindall, Richard Whitmore and the correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News.

Contributors

Newsreader:
John Timpson
Newsreader:
Peter Woods
Reporter:
Martin Bell
Reporter:
Michael Blakey
Reporter:
Michael Clayton
Reporter:
Tom Mangold
Reporter:
Brian Saxton
Reporter:
David Tindall
Reporter:
Richard Whitmore

Life ...in the animal world
Surrounded by suspicion and superstition, the corvidae-rooks, crows, jays, magpies, ravens, and the like - have been treated harshly by Man. But are they the villains we make them out to be? Is it possible that we have overlooked their high intelligence which could well place them at the summit of avian evolution?
Ido Bossema, University of Amsterdam; Dr. Harvey Crose, University of Oxford; Derek Goodwin, British Museum (Natural History); Dr. R. K. Murton, M.A.F.F., Worplesdon; Walter Schmid, Basel Zoo speak...
In Defence of Crows
Introduced by Kenneth Allsop.
from the South and West
(Colour)

Contributors

Speaker:
Ido Bossema
Speaker:
Dr. Harvey Crose
Speaker:
Derek Goodwin
Speaker:
Dr. R. K. Murton
Speaker:
Walter Schmid
Presenter:
Kenneth Allsop
Compiled by:
Peter Crawford
Series editor:
Ronald Webster

A contest between teams from
Bournemouth
Eric Knight, Molly Harding John Wallace
and
Sheffield
Trevor Hiles, Winifred Pickering, Reginald Hudson

Introduced by Derek Hart. (Colour)

Contributors

Panellist (Bournemouth):
Eric Knight
Panellist (Bournemouth):
Molly Harding
Panellist (Bournemouth):
John Wallace
Panellist (Sheffield):
Trevor Hiles
Panellist (Sheffield):
Winifred Pickering
Panellist (Sheffield):
Reginald Hudson
Presenter:
Derek Hart
Producer:
T. Leslie Jackson

Achievement... Happiness... Tragedy... Stress...
A weekly programme which focuses on people and the situations which shape their lives.
Reporters: Jim Douglas Henry, Angela Huth, Jeremy James, John Percival, Trevor Philpott, Desmond Wilcox, Harold Williamson
(Colour)

Contributors

Editor:
Desmond Wilcox
Editor:
Bill Morton

A last look around the daily scene with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Brian King and Sheridan Morley.
Speech is human, silence is divine (Carlyle)
(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Dean
Presenter:
Joan Bakewell
Presenter:
Tony Bilbow
Presenter:
Brian King
Presenter:
Sheridan Morley

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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