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Greenwich Time Signal; Mainly for Women


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Family Affairs

Sarah's Progress
The doctor discusses a toddler's nursery discipline.

Christmas in Provence
Robin Scott and Michelle Andree tell the story of the Santons miniature figures which decorate many houses and churches for the festive season.

Introduced by Betty Lait.

Report from Paris
with Alan Adair, Christiane Coblence and Catherine Loraine.
From the studios of Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise


Presenter (Family Affairs): Betty Lait
Item presenter (Sarah's Progress): The doctor [name uncredited]
Item presenter (Christmas in Provence): Robin Scott
Item presenter (Christmas in Provence): Michelle Andree
Producer (Family Affairs): Joyce Belfrage
Reporter (Report from Paris): Alan Adair
Reporter (Report from Paris): Christiane Coblence
Reporter (Report from Paris): Catherine Loraine
Producer (Report from Paris): Nicole Vedres

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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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