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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
The Box of Delights or When the Wolves were Running A Fantasy by John Masefield freely dramatised for radio by JOHN Keir CROSS
0 Greatness, hear, 0 Brightness, hark,
Leave us not little, nor vet DarK
Produced by DAVID DAVIS
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Unknown: John Masefield
Unknown: John Keir
Produced By: David Davis
Kay Harker, as a man: Harman Grisewooo
as a boy: Patricia Hayes
Cole Hawlings: Cyril Shap*
Foxy-faced man: Henry Stamp
Chubby man: Wilfred Babbage
Miss Caroline Louisa: Carol Marsh
The Lady of the Ring: Noel Howe
Maria Jones: Jo Manning Wilson
Susan Jones: Sian Davies
Peter Jones: Eva Hadbon
The Bishop: Preston Lockwood
Abner Brown: Felix Felto"
Rat: Norman Shelley
Alf Rat: Stanley Unwin
Police Inspector: Hector Ross
Sylvia Daisy Pouncer: Joan Matheson

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Feedback about SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE, BBC Home Service Basic, 20.30, 24 December 1966
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Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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