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Cultural highlights of 1965

Television: UK
New shows
The Magic Roundabout. (BBC, from 18 October). Children's animation. Dubbed English version (but with completely different stories to the same pictures) of the French series, revoiced by Eric Thompson. Runs until 1977.
Till Death Us Do Part (BBC, 22 July at 20:50). Pilot episode of comedy by Johnny Speight with Warren Mitchell as Alf Garnett.
Thunderbirds. (ITC Entertainment/AP Films for ATV, from 2 October). Puppet adventure series, 32 one-hour episodes in 'Supermarionation', runs for 13 months.
Tomorrow's World. (BBC, from 7 July). Science and invention magazine programme. Still on air in 2001.

Television: US
New shows
Hogan's Heroes.
Hullabaloo. (NBC, from 8 January). Weekly pop music show.
I Spy. Thriller.
Lost in Space (CBS, from 15 September). Science fiction, set in 1997.
Mister Ed (from 5 January). Comedy series featuring a talking horse.
Shindig. (ABC). Weekly pop music show.


Chronomedia 1965

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David Fisher