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Today's story is 'The King's New Crown' by Sheila Archer
Guest storyteller Colin Jeavons
Presenters this week Carol Chell, Johnny Silvo

Contributors

Presenter:
Carol Chell
Presenter:
Johnny Silvo
Author (The King's New Crown):
Sheila Archer
Storyteller:
Colin Jeavons

by David Rook and John King
with Peter Arne
A black arab stallion escapes on Dartmoor and 'runs wild.' It steals mares from a pony trader who lives there. The story tells, without words, of the man's efforts to capture it.
from Bristol
Radio Times People: p4

Contributors

Writer:
David Rook
Writer:
John King
Film Editor:
Charles Aldridge
Film Cameraman:
Ewart Needham
Film Cameraman:
Bernard Hedges
Director:
John King
The man:
Peter Arne
Roundup rider:
Paul Douglas
The stallion:
null Morfax

With more than 1,000 patents to his name Thomas Alva Edison was perhaps the most creative inventor in the history of mankind. Yet, as so often happens with 'textbook names' we know very little about him.
Edison was the incarnation of the All-American Dream, of the country boy who made good, who chewed tobacco, talked dirty, ridiculed scientific theory and in his time committed some truly remarkable blunders. In 70 years' active working life of often 15-20 hours a day he made invention a commercial proposition, changed the course of science, and made a decisive contribution to how we all live today.
Horizon presents a study of this often outrageous genius whose story is a complex mixture of myth and reality.

Contributors

Narrator:
Clive Swift
Film Cameraman:
Ernest Vincze
Film Editor:
Jack Dennis
Editor:
Peter Goodchild
Producer:
Robert Vas

Match your musical wits tonight against Joyce Grenfell, Robin Ray, Derek Hart
Chairman Joseph Cooper

Contributors

Chairman:
Joseph Cooper
Panellist:
Joyce Grenfell
Panellist:
Robin Ray
Panellist:
Derek Hart
Guest musician:
Isobel Baillie
Producer:
Walter Todds
Director:
Denis Moriarty

by Willis Hall
with Peter Sallis as Lumley, Barbara Mitchell as Edith Henshaw, Jack Smethurst as Charles Henshaw, David Gwillim as Hartigan

Mr Lumley's dazzling sales-talk sometimes gets out of control...

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Contributors

Writer:
Willis Hall
Script Editor:
Tim Aspinall
Designer:
Richard Morris
Producer:
Anne Head
Director:
Gilchrist Calder
Lumley:
Peter Sallis
Edith Henshaw:
Barbara Mitchell
Charles Henshaw:
Jack Smethurst
Hartigan:
David Gwillim

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