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Children's Television


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.
Children's Newsreel

Let's Go Climbing
Viewers are invited to come to one of the crags of Snowdonia to see what to do and what not to do when climbing this summer.

The Girl at the Window
A play by P. D. Cummins based on the ballet 'Coppelia'.
(Previously televised last Thursday)

(to 18.00)


Commentator (Let's Go Climbing): Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Presented by (Let's Go Climbing): David J. Thomas
Writer (The Girl at the Window): P. D. Cummins
Producer (The Girl at the Window): Dorothea Brooking
Settings (The Girl at the Window): Stewart Marshall
Dr. Coppelius: Oliver Burt
Old Anna: Evelyn Moore
Margareta: Maureen Pryor
Swanilda: Ann Summers
Nettchen: Anna Walmsley
Frantz, betrothed to Swanilda: Maurice Kaufmann
Waldo betrothed to Nettchen: Andrew Downie
The Mechanical Toys: Coppelia: Isla Richardson
The Mechanical Toys: Old Gentleman: Claude Bonser
The Mechanical Toys: Chinaman: Low Ping
The Mechanical Toys: Sambo: Tamba Allenby

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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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