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Season 1957 1957

  • 1957-01-07T20:30:00Z on BBC One
  • 30 mins
  • 20 hours, 30 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Documentary, News

Panorama is a BBC Television current affairs documentary programme. First broadcast in 1953, it is the world's longest-running public affairs television programme.

41 episodes

1957x05 Birth of a Baby

  • 1957-02-04T20:30:00Z — 30 mins

A human birth is broadcast live on television.

1957x13 Panorama [01/04/57]

  • 1957-04-01T20:30:00Z — 30 mins

Featuring a notorious film about the abundant spaghetti harvest in the Swiss valley of Ticino, near Locarno, caused by a mild winter and the near elimination of the spaghetti weevil. Also featuring a report from Poland by Chris Chataway; wine tasting with Josceline Dimbleby and a panel of experts; and a discussion of Makarios III, Archbishop of Cyprus

1957x16 Panorama [29/04/57]

  • 1957-04-29T19:30:00Z — 30 mins

Including a discussion of the Spanish dictatorship with Woodrow Wyatt.

1957x18 Panorama [13/05/57]

  • 1957-05-13T19:30:00Z — 30 mins

Including a look at the problems plaguing the city of Naples.

1957x21 Panorama [03/06/57]

  • 1957-06-03T19:30:00Z — 30 mins

Including discussions concerning the recent poll on the various Christian denominations practiced in Britain.

1957x23 Union of South Africa

  • 1957-06-24T19:30:00Z — 30 mins

Woodrow Wyatt investigates the impact of new apartheid laws, such as the Group Areas Act. Wyatt interviews politicians from all parties, including Prime Minister JG Strijdom and the president-general of the ANC, Chief Albert Mvumbi Luthuli.

1957x24 Panorama [01/07/57]

  • 1957-07-01T19:30:00Z — 30 mins

Including a discussion on the health impact of smoking.

1957x27 Panorama [22/07/57]

  • 1957-07-22T19:30:00Z — 30 mins

Malcolm Muggeridge visits Lourdes and discusses the reported healings with various religious experts.

1957x35 Panorama [11/11/57]

  • 1957-11-11T20:30:00Z — 30 mins

Including an interview with Nigerian sculptor Ben Enwonvot, displaying his statue of Queen Elizabeth II, commissioned for the Federal House of Representatives in Lagos.

1957x39 Panorama [09/12/57]

  • 1957-12-09T20:30:00Z — 30 mins

Woodrow Wyatt investigates allegations of ballot rigging in the Electrical Trades Union. Also including a report on family budgets across the country. Households from County Durham, London and Devon are compared and housewives explain how they make their housekeeping money last throughout the week.