1) From the personal blog of Louise Penn, writer, editor, film and theatre fan, based in London.
https://loureviews.blog/2018/05/29/tv-s ... d-release/Thirty Minute Theatre – just under 50 episodes survive from 285 (many never filmed), but only a handful have been released. Includes key work from a variety of writers and directors. Made for the BBC.
2) A collector of old shows ,who as I understand it, does not sell but swaps/trades shows. He has something but not the whole collection.
http://www.oldtimetv.net/old-time-tv-drama-uk/THIRTY MINUTE THEATRE (4 Eps on 1 DVD)
BBC then point you to this link -----> https://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/genome/entr ... b765b82aa1Thirty-Minute Theatre: The News-benders
BBC Two England, 10 January 1968 20.35
by Desmond Lowden.
[Starring] Donald Pleasence as J. G., Nigel Davenport as Robert Larkin
and Sarah Brackett as the Secretary
It is 1973. J.G. is a powerful figure working for a television news agency. Robert is a young man who has reached the top of his profession early and is content to free-lance and enjoy a quiet family life in the country. However, J.G. wants Robert to work for him and what is more, is determined to obtain his services. (Colour)
Writer: Desmond Lowden
Designer: Norman James
Producer: George Spenton-Foster
Director: Rudolph Cartier
J.G.: Donald Pleasence
Robert Larkin: Nigel Davenport
The Secretary: Sarah Brackett
This episode is mentioned in this book,
Google only gives us a look at the appendix where one finds,Chasing the Moon: The People, the Politics, and the Promise That Launched ...
By Robert Stone, Alan Andres
A good straight out description of the episode is found here,CHAPTER SEVEN: THE FINAL FRONTIER
287 "Forward-thrusting space program" Spiro Agnew, interview with Roger Mudd, CBS News, "Man on the Moon: The Epic Journey of Apollo it" (July 20, 1969).
287 Had given her nightmares Marilyn Lovell, interview and DVD feature commentary, Apollo 13 (Universal City, CA: Universal, 2005).
287 Began worrying John Logsdon, interview with the authors (May ii, 2015).
289 An opinion poll indicated "U.S. Spending: New Priorities," Newsweek (October 6, 1969), p. 46; Congressional Record (October 7, 1964), p. 28837.
290 "I don't think that the moon" Mike Geoghegan, letter to Joe Consolino, "Memo to General Manager of the Trade Division" (July 20, 1970), Little, Brown & Company papers, Houghton Library; Harvard University.
290 "Could we advertise" Norman Mailer, letter to Ned Bradford (August to, 1970), Little, Brown & Company papers, Houghton Library, Harvard University
290 "Too many people" Wernher von Braun, interview with John Logsdon (August 25, 1970), in The Space Shuttle Decision by T A. Heppenheimer (Washington: NASA, 1999), P. 169.
291 Global supercomputer and telecommunications network The first message transmitted box% cen two computers on ARPANET, the forerunner of the Inter-net, occurred on October 29, 1969, eight months before the Wallops Island conference. By the time of the conference in June 1970, nine computer systems were connected to ARP 291 "Like buying a Rolls-Royce" Richard D. Lyons, "New Cuts for Apollo: 'No Gas for the Rolls-Royce?'" NIT (September 6, 1970), p. 107.
292 Astronaut Tom Stafford "NASA Cutbacks," NBC Evening News (September 2, 1970).
295 Clarke confided to Bernstein Jeremy Bernstein, "The Grasshopper and His Space Odyssey: A Scientist Remembers the Celebrated Science Fiction Writer Arthur C. Clarke," American Scholar (Summer 2008).
296 Semaphore and smoke-signal era ACC, interview filmed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Conference on the Centennial of the Invention of the Telephone (March 9, 1976), Arrr iomm film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= DivQc Bof4w. 296 Cranks were littering ACC, interview with Malcolm Kirk, Omni (March 1979).
296 Motivated by anger Bill Kaysing. interview with Nardwuar, aka John Ruskin (February 16, 1996), https://nardwuar.com/vs/bitk-aysing/.
296 As early as 1968 Thirty-Minute Theatre, "The News Benders," BBC Two (January to, 1968). 296 "In another couple of years" Norman Mailer, interview with Studs Terkel (January 29, 1971). 297 "Mass hoodwinking" Norman Mailer, "A Fire on the Moon," Life (August 29, 1969).
298 One went so far Bill Anders, interview with the authors (May 13, 2015).
301 Marvelous achievement Freeman Dyson, interview with Robert Stone (March 19. :15).
Question: From where did Mr. Lowden way back then get such ideas to put into this show ? I guess a better question would be "Who is Mr. Lowden or who is he writing FOR ?"
Here is some of his work,
Alright, I will end this post (finally) with this available in whole work of Mr. Lowden,