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Tomorrow's World 

Long running BBC TV series looking at what's new in science and technology.
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Judith Hann Judith Hann ...  Herself - Presenter 14 episodes, 1975-1993
Howard Stableford Howard Stableford ...  Himself - Presenter 10 episodes, 1987-2002
Raymond Baxter Raymond Baxter ...  Himself - Presenter 9 episodes, 1965-1977
Michael Rodd Michael Rodd ...  Himself - Presenter 8 episodes, 1975-1980
William Woollard William Woollard ...  Himself - Presenter 6 episodes, 1975-1978
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Long running BBC TV series looking at what's new in science and technology.

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UK

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English

Release Date:

7 July 1965 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Мир будущего See more »

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The show was axed by the BBC in early 2003 after a long-term decline in viewing figures from 10 to 3 million per show. See more »

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Referenced in Terry Pratchett: Living with Alzheimer's (2009) See more »

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Tomorrow's World
Written and performed by Marius Constant
[series theme tune 1965]
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Popular Science Program from the BBC
24 August 2005 | by FriedEggManSee all my reviews

In the mid 1960's when Tomorrows World first aired it was one of a kind. Part of its appeal was that it was always transmitted live. This gave viewers the excitement of guessing just which of this weeks studio experiments would fall flat on its face.

Tomorrows World was quite bad at predicting the future. Many of the gadgets shown were never to see the light of day. The main problem with the show was it's lightheartedness. It never went into any depth possible due to time restrictions. It always left the viewer feeling frustrated and lacking.

Each week they would show us 4 or 5 items from science, technology or the medical world and just couldn't do any of the topic justice. A one hour program on EACH would have been more interesting.


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