• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

The Singing Spider: 2: Red Fire on Corr nan Long

Synopsis

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.
A serial in six parts by Angus MacVicar
[Starring] Rona Anderson and Bryden Murdoch
It is the winter of 1937. Sir Robert Vanburgh, head of the British Secret Service, has sent young Gordon Campbell to Bennasheen, a fishing-village in the west of Scotland. Bennasheen, Sir Robert suspects, is the headquarters of a Mussolini spy, 'The Singing Spider.' Campbell, who has encountered an American anthropologist, Professor Henry J. Knickerbocker, thinks he has found a clue in words written on a piece of paper by the Professor: 'Fovea Baalis'... 'The Pit of Baal'.

Contributors

Writer: Angus MacVicar
Accordionist: Syd Beecham
Producer: James Crampsey
Sir Robert Vanburgh: David Steuart
Gordon Campbell: Bryden Murdoch
Jock Ferguson, 'The Clincher': Frank Wylie
Mrs McMurchy: Effie Morrison
Sheena MacLean: Rona Anderson
Rev James MacLean: Leonard Maguire
Professor Henry J. Knickerbocker: Raymond Westwell
Joe Drummond: Callum Mill
Mary Allen: Eileen McCallum
Patrick O'Donnel: Michael O'Halloran

Tell us more or contact us

Do you know something about this programme that we have not included above?
Or would you like to ask the Genome team a question?

Tell us more or contact us

The Singing Spider: 2: Red Fire on Corr nan Long

Light Programme, 25 September 1960 19.05






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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Feedback about The Singing Spider: 2: Red Fire on Corr nan Long, Light Programme, 19.05, 25 September 1960
Please leave this link here so we can find the programme you're referring to: http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/c2182fa3545e41c198736f27df33eaf7

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel