22 JULY 2019


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Article from BTNews 22 JULY 2019

AND FINALLY: It’s not cricket

BTN wishes to make an apology.

Due to events at Lord's late on the afternoon of Sunday 14 July, a time normally spent completing the next day’s (Monday’s) Business Travel News, editor-in-chief Malcolm Ginsberg became rather excited and muddled regarding the various Apollo 11 offerings. That issue of BTN was wrong and has since been corrected.

For the record, this is what is currently available, although for some enough is enough.

But remember the astronauts returned to earth 50 years ago tomorrow on Thursday, 24 July 1969. There’s bound to be more to follow. But not in BTN.

APOLLO 11 on the screen. Big, very big and small:





The BBC’s 8 Days: to the Moon and Back (available on iPlayer)

Last week, the BBC covered the whole project in a series of programmes which can likewise be seen on iPlayer:

Sunday 14 July BBC4 – Various programmes the whole evening from 20:00.
Monday 15 July BBC2 – Stargazing – Moon Landing Special (21:00) followed by BBC4's James May on the Moon (22:30)
Tuesday 16 July – The start of a short BBC series Chasing the Moon from 20:00 onward, continued on the Wednesday and Thurdsay.

On Tuesday (16 July), ITV screened The Day We Walked on the Moon (21:00). Find it on the ITV Hub.

Please see BTN 15 July 2017.

TV aircraft fans might also like to put in their diaries "Planespotting" hosted by Peter Snow which starts on Tuesday 23 July on BBC 4 8pm. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00071qg

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