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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.
with Robert Beatty
Stories of a fire investigator written by PHILIP LEVENE
The men in the component shop of Sir Alan Drayton 's car factory are threatening to strike, when the workshop catches fire. Was it accident or sabotage? t Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER


Unknown: Robert Beatty
Written By: Philip Levene
Unknown: Sir Alan Drayton
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Sir Alan Drayton: Austin Trevor
Frank Wells: John Baddeley
Castle: James Thomason
Bob Pierce: Lewis Stringer
Robin Drayton: Michael Spice
Valerie Chrane: Gudrun Ure
' Q ' Barnaby: Robert Beatty
Mrs Wells: Elizabeth Morgan
Alec Groves: Anthony Hall
Dr Slade: Peter Pratt

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 DESTINATION-FIRE!, Light Programme, 20.00, 19 October 1962
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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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