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Children's Television


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Christmas Decorations
Dorothy Hill gives you some new ideas for Christmas decorations.

Books for Christmas
Ursula Eason and two children talk about some new books.

Children's Newsreel

The Queen's Dragon
Written and produced by Gordon Murray.
Presented by Television Puppet Theatre

(to 18.00)


Presenter (Christmas Decorations): Dorothy Hill
Presenter (Books for Christmas): Ursula Eason
Writer/producer (The Queen's Dragon): Gordon Murray
Puppeteer (The Queen's Dragon): Molly Gibson
Puppeteer (The Queen's Dragon): Audrey Atterbury
Assisted by (The Queen's Dragon): Joan Garrick
Assisted by (The Queen's Dragon): Bob Bura
Assisted by (The Queen's Dragon): John Hardwicke
Voices (The Queen's Dragon): Peter Hawkins
Voices (The Queen's Dragon): Raymond Rollett
Voices (The Queen's Dragon): Philip Latham
Voices (The Queen's Dragon): Violet Lamb
Designer (The Queen's Dragon): Gordon Roland
Puppets (The Queen's Dragon): Kim Alan

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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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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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