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For Children of Most Ages
' Things I Wouldn't Have Missed
First of a new series of talks by George Nash
'The Omelette Tragedy
5.15 For Older Children
' The Company of the Locket '
A new serial play written for broadcasting by Constance Teear
1—' Attack in the Hills'
Produced by Lorraine Davies
It is the summer of 1656 and Oliver Cromwell is Lord Protector of England.
Captain Edmund Rogers is ordered to lead a detachment of dragoons into Wales to investigate the activities of a band oi outlaws known as 'The Company ot the Locket.'


Unknown: George Nash
Broadcasting By: Constance Teear
Produced By: Lorraine Davies
Produced By: Oliver Cromwell
Captain Edmund Rogers: Noel Johnson
Lieutenant Gwilym Hughes: Brinley Jenkins
Corporal Tom Griffiths: Dillwyn Owen
Catrin Lewis: Gwenyth Petty
William Jones: Huw Jones
Red Owain: Cynddylan Williams
Toby Badger: Basil Jones
Isaac Lort: Prysor Williams
Woman: Dilys Davies

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.

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