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Play for Today


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Packman's Barn by ALICK ROWE with Script editor PETER ANSORGE Designer CHARLES BOND Film editor JOHN BLAND
Director CHRIS MENAUL. BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Alick Rowe
Editor: Peter Ansorge
Designer: Charles Bond
Editor: John Bland
Unknown: Michael Williams
Producer: David Rose
Director: Chris Menaul.
Ben Packman: John Barrett
Joseph Isaac: Frederick Bennett
Roland Barton: Herbert Ramskill
Tom Barton: Roger Booth
Denise Barton: Susan Field
Moira Barton: Katherine David
Arthur Trantor: John Sharp
Betty Trantor: Pamela Pitchford
Rob Connelly: Andrew Burleigh
Steve Riches: Ian Gelder
Karen Saxton: Patricia Garwood
Tim Saxton: Russell Lewis
Teresa Saxton: Ann Mannion

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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.

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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.

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