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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.
The Courier by Arthur Swinson with John Justin and Nicolette Bernard
John Lockerby , a retired Naval Officer, bankrupt and out of work, is offered a job in the nick of time by Jimmy Glover , an ex-shipmate. But is the job quite what Jimmy Glover makes it out to be?
Cast in order of speaking:


Unknown: Arthur Swinson
Unknown: John Justin
Unknown: Nicolette Bernard
Unknown: John Lockerby
Unknown: Jimmy Glover
Unknown: Jimmy Glover
Produced By: Audrey Cameron
John Lockerby: John Justin
Roberta Lockerby: Nicolette Bernard
Hickson: Hamlyn Benson
Jimmy Glover: Ronald Baddiley
Carol: Patricia Gallimore
Geoffrey Noad: Haydn Jones
Paul Curry: Michael McClain
Corinne Lachat: Cécile Chevreau
Jacobson: Garard Green
Pierre Roland: Tim Seely
Bernard Tredillon: Henry Stamper
Inspector Giraud Drouet: Brian Hewlett
Inspector Peter Marvell: Patrick Barr
The Boss: Peter Marinker

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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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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