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The second part of an informal conversation between Rt Hon Edward Heath, MP, The Prime Minister, and Kenneth Woollcombe, Bishop of Oxford

Is Britain hidebound by tradition? Do we crave for the past - in our music, our religion, and our politics? If so, what hope for the future?

Contributors

Speaker:
Rt Hon Edward Heath
Speaker:
Kenneth Woollcombe
Research:
Helen Jay
Producer:
David Kennard

A duel of words and wit between Frank Muir, Arianna Stassinopoulos, Richard O'Sullivan and Patrick Campbell, Rosemary Leach, Iain Cuthbertson
Referee Robert Robinson

Contributors

Referee:
Robert Robinson
Team captain:
Frank Muir
Panellist:
Arianna Stassinopoulos
Panellist:
Richard O'Sullivan
Team captain:
Patrick Campbell
Panellist:
Rosemary Leach
Panellist:
Iain Cuthbertson
Call My Bluff devised by:
Mark Goodson
Call My Bluff devised by:
Bill Todman
Director:
Peggy Walker
Producer:
Johnny Downes

The 'soldier' is Niels Bohr, the great Danish atomic physicist whose discoveries made the atomic bomb possible. In 1940 he stayed at his post when Denmark was occupied by the German forces - and stayed there for three more years while the Allies desperately tried to persuade him to escape. Without arousing Nazi suspicions, could they convince Bohr that his knowledge could change the course of the war?
Time had almost run out when, 30 years ago this month, in October 1943, an unarmed Mosquito set out on a hazardous flight to Scandinavia...

Contributors

Narrator:
Frank Duncan
Editor:
Bruce Norman
Producer:
Dick Gilling

by Brian Glover
A season of new plays from Birmingham by new writers.

Dogs are like their owners - grey-hounds are nasty, staffords are for fighting. You can't blame the dogs - it's nature.

Contributors

Writer:
Brian Glover
Script Editor:
Tara Prem
Designer:
Stanley Morris
Director:
Barry Hanson
Royston:
Edward Peel
Janet:
Deirdre Costello
Peter:
David Daker
Ken:
Malcolm Rogers
George:
Harry Markham

Edwin Mullins looks at six unusual London Museums

Lord Leighton was a rich and successful painter and sculptor. President of the Royal Academy and the only artist ever to have been made a peer, he built a great house for himself in a fashionable part of Kensington. It had an enormous studio, and an Arab Hall with a fountain and tiles brought from all over the Islamic world. Here he held court.

Contributors

Presenter:
Edwin Mullins
Producer:
Christopher Martin

Regional Variations (2)

Open Door

Industrial Common-Ownership Movement

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

A group seek to demonstrate that not only can workers run industry but, in a system of common ownership, they can do so more effectively. Introduced by David Spreckley.

Genres

BBC Two England

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