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Biology in Space
1: Limits of Life by P. H. A. SNEATH , M.D.
Some organisms are known to live under unexpectedly harsh conditions. Dr Sneath discusses the significance of this for space biology as well as biology in general. tLast Thursday's broadcast in Network Three

Contributors

Unknown:
P. H. A. Sneath

Introduced by BILL HARTLEY
The Driving Art: by RONALD PRIESTLEY. 5: Skidding
The Five Year Guarantee: ROBIN Richards talks about the possible implications of an American innovation Shortened version of Friday's broadcast in Network Three

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bill Hartley
Unknown:
Ronald Priestley.
Talks:
Robin Richards

Inquest by David Ellis
Ernest Fuller was teaching his wife to drive, until the tragic accident that killed her. But was it an accident?
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by BETTY DAVIES

Contributors

Unknown:
David Ellis
Unknown:
Ernest Fuller
Produced By:
Betty Davies
Arthur Price:
John Baddeley
Maud Price:
Joyce Latham
Elsie:
Barbara Mitchell
Bert Reece:
Derek Birch
Sam Bell:
Peter Claughton
Stanley Marsh:
Garard Green
Ernest Fuller:
James Thomason
Sergeant Collier:
Leslie Perrins

PETER HAWKINS introduces songs and music for the under-fives, including ' Cock Robin ' and ' The Three Jolly Fishermen'
Tim GUDGIN and MARJORIE WESTBURY tell the story of ' The Dancing Pony '; with music by Ann Driver

Contributors

Introduces:
Peter Hawkins
Unknown:
Cock Robin
Unknown:
Tim Gudgin
Music By:
Ann Driver

A magazine for everybody And the King Said ... GEOFFREY JAGGARD
For Boys
ROBIN RICHARDS : Some fabulous racing cars For Girls
EILEEN FOWLER : Keep Fit
Luck of the Draw
The week's record request
Space News
LEONARD CARTER
Jewel of the Month
F. R. MORELL : December's Stone
What Happens Next?
MALCOLM HAYES tells a serial story by Geoffrey Morgan Introduced by Graham Gauld
Postcards should be sent to ' Five-Fifteen.' BBC. London, W.l.
See page 6

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Jaggard
Unknown:
Robin Richards
Unknown:
Eileen Fowler
Unknown:
Leonard Carter
Unknown:
F. R. Morell
Unknown:
Malcolm Hayes
Story By:
Geoffrey Morgan
Introduced By:
Graham Gauld

THE WAYFARERS with ROSEMARY REDPATH singing folk songs of the Old World and the New Introduced by BERNADETTE HODGSON
Rosemary Redpath broadcasts by permission of the English Folk Dance and Song Society

Contributors

Unknown:
Rosemary Redpath
Introduced By:
Bernadette Hodgson
Introduced By:
Rosemary Redpath

HARRY DAVIDSON
AND his ORCHESTRA
Introduced by IVAN SAMSON
Master of Ceremonies, CHARLES CRATHORN
Produced by ANDREW GOLD
The dances: Military Two-step: Waltz; Latchford Schot tische; Starlight Saunter: Barn Dance: Tango Magenta; Florentine Waltz; The Abadaba
Ivan Samson Is In Music at Midnight ' at the Westminster Theatre, London

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Davidson
Introduced By:
Ivan Samson
Produced By:
Andrew Gold
Unknown:
Latchford Schot
Unknown:
Ivan Samson

Introduced by Vic Oliver
The singers
Rosalind Roland
Kenneth MacDonald
First broadcast
June Barton
Pianos played by Phyllis Sellick and Cyril Smith
Comedy from
Hattie Jacques Leslie Crowther
Ronnie Barker
This week's guest Alfred Marks
Playhouse Theatre
Stephen Murray with Grizelda Hervey and Vivienne Chatterton
BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by VIC OLIVER Script by Carey Edwards Leslie Crowther and Lawrie Wyman Produced by ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
Leslie Crowther Is In The Black and White Minstrel Show' at the Victoria Palace. London: Kenneth MacDonald broadcasts by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden. Ltd.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Vic Oliver
Singers:
Rosalind Roland
Singers:
Kenneth MacDonald
Played By:
Phyllis Sellick
Played By:
Cyril Smith
Unknown:
Hattie Jacques
Unknown:
Leslie Crowther
Unknown:
Ronnie Barker
Unknown:
Stephen Murray
Unknown:
Grizelda Hervey
Conducted By:
Vic Oliver
Script By:
Carey Edwards
Script By:
Leslie Crowther
Script By:
Lawrie Wyman
Produced By:
Alastair Scott Johnston
Produced By:
Leslie Crowther
Unknown:
Kenneth MacDonald

The Candidate by John Bowen with Paul Rogers and Isabel Dean
The action takes place in a small Midlands community at the present time.
James Glover is an able and extremely ambitious man with a strong sense of duty Although unaware of the fact, he is also a supremely selfish one. When at last he is brought face to face with the brutal truth about himself, it is only to realise that the driving forces have become too strong and that ambition is a spur that he must obey however great the cost to personal and family happiness.
Song, composed by John Barry , sung and played by members of the Size Seven Group Pianist. Frederick Stone tProduced by ARCHIE CAMPBEI. L
Repeated on Monday at 3.0
Paul Rogers Is appearing In ' Photo Finish ' at the Saville Theatre. London

Contributors

Unknown:
John Bowen
Unknown:
Paul Rogers
Unknown:
James Glover
Composed By:
John Barry
Pianist:
Frederick Stone
Unknown:
Archie Campbei.
Unknown:
Paul Rogers
James Glover:
Paul Rogers
Philippa (Pip), his wife:
Isabel Dean
Richard, their twenty-year-old son:
Timothy Carlton
Charis, their young daughter:
Adrienne Poster
Roger Bates, a family friend:
Rolf Lefebvre
Meriol Bates, his wife:
Lucille Lisle
Barnes, a solicitor:
Peter Pratt
Steve, a local boy:
John Baddeley
Lady Fawcett, a local resident:
Grizelda Hervey
Henchman, a political go-between:
Kenneth Hyde
Gardner, a local business man:
Will Leighton
Sir Ralph Viner:
George Merritt
Miss Rees, secretary to James:
Dorit Welles
Television interviewer:
Anthony Viccars
A young girl:
Peggy Butt
Committee members: Mrs. Peace:
Hilda Kriseman
Major Lascelles:
George Curzon
Doctor Ferguson:
Michael Deacon

Elgar
Piano Quintet in A minor
! played by the LONDON STRING QUARTET Carl Pini (violin)
John Tunnell (violin)
Keith Cummings (viola) Douglas Cameron (cello) with ALAN RICHARDSON (piano)
Sunday: Elgar's Violin Sonata
Next Saturday: Schumann's Piano Quintet in E flat major

Contributors

Violin:
Carl Pini
Violin:
John Tunnell
Viola:
Keith Cummings
Cello:
Douglas Cameron
Piano:
Alan Richardson

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