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An entertainment magazine.

The Kaleidoscope Album

Problem Child
written by Godfrey Harrison.

The Beverley Sisters

Ronnie Waldman's "Puzzle Corner" including the deliberate mistake.
This week's viewer 'competitor from Tunbridge Wells.

After the Show
[Starring] Benny Hill

Which Year?
A musical medley.
Dancers: Patricia Brooks, Betty Ferrier, Pauline Innes, Valerie Tempest, Sonny Clare

The Peter Knight Singers

Programme introduced by McDonald Hobley.

Viewers who live in Tunbridge Wells are invited to put this copy of Radio Times in their windows by noon if they wish to compete in tonight's "Puzzle Corner".


Writer (Problem Child): Godfrey Harrison
Singers: The Beverley Sisters
Item presenter (Puzzle Corner): Ronnie Waldman
[Actor] (After the Show): Benny Hill
Dancer (Which Year?): Patricia Brooks
Dancer (Which Year?): Betty Ferrier
Dancer (Which Year?): Pauline Innes
Dancer (Which Year?): Valerie Tempest
Dancer (Which Year?): Sonny Clare
Singers: The Peter Knight Singers
Presenter: McDonald Hobley
Settings: Richard Greenough
Choreography: Gordon Humphris
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Production: Bryan Sears

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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.

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