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This week's Horizon sets out to make the world of High Energy Physics accessible and relevant to more than just a small group of scientists - with the aid of Jeremy Newson, a young actor, a musical cake-stand and simulated collisions with real cars.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Newson

Harvey Cox, Assoc Professor of Church and Society, Harvard University, talks to Oliver Hunkin
'The suggestion that Christianity is a spiritual tranquilliser, I find offensive...'

Contributors

Interviewee:
Harvey Cox
Interviewer:
Oliver Hunkin

with Murray Sayle
The Observer Singlehanded Yacht Race across the Atlantic qualifies as one of the longest, loneliest and toughest sailing contests in the world.
This year's race attracted 59 entries from 11 countries. Murray Sayle, journalist-adventurer, commanded Lady of Fleet, a 41-foot ketch-rigged catamaran and brilliantly filmed his solo attempt to conquer the Atlantic.

Contributors

Cameraman/Yachtsman:
Murray Sayle
Producer:
Bob Saunders
Editor:
Anthony Isaacs

Leader William Armon
with guest artist Lena Martell
and The Roy Gunson Dancers, The Tony Mansell Singers

Contributors

Musicians:
Mantovani and his Concert Orchestra
Orchestra leader:
William Armon
Singer:
Lena Martell
Dancers:
The Roy Gunson Dancers
Singers:
The Tony Mansell Singers
Choreographer:
Roy Gunson
Designer:
Robert MacGowan
Producer:
John Street

by Evelyn Waugh
Adapted in seven parts by Barry Took
Starring Harry Worth as William Boot

Boot, the only man on the spot when the coup is launched, gets the beginnings of his scoop.

with James Beck as Corker, Sinead Cusack as Katchen, Moray Watson as Bannister, Brian Oulton as Salter, Dan Jackson as Dr Benito
and in order of appearance [see below]

Contributors

Author:
Evelyn Waugh
Adapted by:
Barry Took
Designer:
Roger Murray-Leach
Producer:
Michael Mills
William Boot:
Harry Worth
Corker:
James Beck
Katchen:
Sinead Cusack
Bannister:
Moray Watson
Salter:
Brian Oulton
Dr Benito:
Dan Jackson
Pigge:
Paul McDowell
Wenlock Jakes:
James Dyrenforth
Sir Jocelyn:
Alan Judd
Servant:
Danny Daniels
Sir George Godrington:
David Garth
Lady Godrington:
Mary Barclay
Loper:
Brian Hayes
Secretary:
Trisha Ellis
Olafsen:
Brian Coburn
Wireless operator:
Sol Raye
Hotel servant:
Tony Haze

by Don Taylor
The first in the new series of seven ghost stories

"It wasn't much more than a ruin really... but we liked the area... and, anyway, Rachel fell in love with it."
But the weekend cottage is not quite the bargain it seemed, as Dan and Margaret find when they accept an invitation to go there for Christmas.
(They don't believe in ghosts: page 13)

Contributors

Writer/Director:
Don Taylor
Music composed by:
Herbert Chappell
Script Editor:
Louis Marks
Designer:
Judy Steele
Producer:
Innes Lloyd
Rachel:
Anne Cropper
Margaret:
Sylvia Kay
Edmund:
Edward Petherbridge
Dan:
Clive Swift

Up Sunday returns to gatecrash the BBC's 50th birthday party with James Cameron, Kenny Everett, William Rushton, John Wells and other uninvited guests.
(Radio Times People: page 5)

Contributors

Performer:
James Cameron
Performer:
Kenny Everett
Performer:
William Rushton
Performer:
John Wells
Director:
Tom Corcoran
Producer:
Ian Keill
Editor:
Rowan Ayers

The first in a season of films by one of the masters of the cinema, John Ford
Starring Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda

All the hardships and perils of frontier life face a young farmer-colonist and his city-bred bride as they set up home in the Mohawk Valley.
(This Week's Films: page 9. Loving and fighting: pages 68-70)

Contributors

Director:
John Ford
Lana (Magdelena) Martin:
Claudette Colbert
Gil Martin:
Henry Fonda
Sarah McKlennar:
Edna May Oliver
Christian Reall:
Eddie Collins
Caldwell:
John Carradine
Mary Reall:
Dorris Bowdon
Mrs Weaver:
Jessie Ralph
Reverend Rosenkrantz:
Arthur Shields
John Weaver:
Robert Lowery
General Nicholas Herkimer:
Roger Imhof

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