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Company and Co


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 series of seven programmer The First Touch by JOHN PETERS starring
As if running a club Isn't difficult enough, Sam, Simon and Billy face the prospect of financial embarrassment when their partner Barbara loses E4,000 they haven't got!
Studio lighting ALAN HORNE Script editor JOHN KERSHAW Designer PAUL MUNTING


Unknown: John Peters
Unknown: Alan Horne
Editor: John Kershaw
Designer: Paul Munting
Producer: John Sichel
Samantha Company: Maria Aitken
Barbara Harris: Isabel Dean
Simon Company: Simon Williams
Billy Hawkes: Philip Lowrie
Martin Seymour: Moray Watson
Det-Insp Winters: Jon Rumney
Harry: Ricrard Corbet
Jenny: Debbie Wheeler
Day porter: Reg Turner
Furrier's assistant: Marian Diamond
Ken Woodward: Guy Deghy
Fingers: Kenny Clayton
Receptionist: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Head waiter: Arnold Peters
Night porter: John Neal
Barman: Ron Meadows

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 Company and Co, BBC Two England, 20.10, 8 January 1980
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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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