During a visit to the North West the Princess visits the radio telescope in Cheshire.
Jodrell Bank, Cheshire.
LS. As Princess Margaret's car arrives, she alights and is greeted. Various shots as Princess enters control room of telescope and the telescope and its controls are explained to her by Professor Lovell (later Sir Bernard Lovell). CU. The telescope. Various shots as Professor Lovell explains to Princess. Back views of Princess and Professor Lovell, with telescope in distance. CUs. of dials - Princess Margaret looking at same. Various shots, as Princess walks to telescope with Prof. Lovell and goes up to the top, shots showing Princess on lower part of telescope, dodging girders etc. LS. The Telescope - as Princess walks away from it. Various shots as Princess meets American scientists and looks into their control room in caravan. Good shots of the telescope. (Orig. Neg.)