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Public Service announcements.

: Trooping the Colour

Her Majesty The Queen takes the Salute on Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall at the Annual Parade in celebration of her Official Birthday.
The Queen's Colour of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards is being trooped.
There are seven Guards with a Sovereign's Escort of the Household Cavalry.
Music played by the Mounted Band of The Royal Horse Guards
Massed Bands, Drums, and Pipes of the Brigade of Guards


Musicians: The Mounted Band of the Royal House Guards
Musicians: Massed bands, drums and pipes of the Brigade of Guards
Commentator: Richard Dimbleby
Presented for TV by: John Vernon

: Cricket: The Lord's Taverners v. An Old England XI

A visit to Lord's where famous cricketers past and present take the field in the annual match.


Commentator: Brian Johnston
TV Presentation: Innes Lloyd

: Summer Grandstand

See panel
Details of next week's Grandstand

: The Telegoons: The Affair of the Lone Banana

Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan
BBC Radio's world-famous Goons in a new puppet series for TV.
This week's adventure is The Affair of the Lone Banana
TV adaptation by Maurice Wiltshire.
Produced by Tony Young of Grosvenor Films for BBC-tv


Voices: Peter Sellers
Voices: Harry Secombe
Voices/script: Spike Milligan
Adaptation: Maurice Wiltshire
Producer: Tony Young

: Dr. Who: The Day of Darkness

by John Lucarotti
An adventure in space and time
Starring William Hartnell, William Russell, Jacqueline Hill and Carole Ann Ford

The Aztecs suffer a total eclipse and the Doctor has a bright idea.


Writer: John Lucarotti
Title Music: Ron Grainer with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Incidental music: Richard Rodney Bennett
Incidental music conducted by: Marcus Dods
Fights arranged by: David Anderson
Fights arranged by: Derek Ware
Costumes: Daphne Dare
Make-Up supervisor: Jill Summers
Story Editor: David Whitaker
Designer: Barry Newbery
Associate Producer: Mervyn Pinfield
Producer: Verity Lambert
Director: John Crockett
Dr. Who: William Hartnell
Ian Chesterton: William Russell
Barbara Wright: Jacqueline Hill
Susan Foreman: Carole Ann Ford
Autloc: Keith Pyott
Tlotoxl: John Ringham
Ixta: Ian Cullen
Cameca: Margot van Der Burgh
Tonila: Walter Randall
Perfect Victim: Andre Boulay
Aztec Captain: David Anderson

: Juke Box Jury

A new disc - a Hit or a Miss?
Comment and opinions on the latest pop releases.
This week's panel: Adam Faith, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Des O'Connor, Juliet Prowse
In the chair, David Jacobs


Panellist: Adam Faith
Panellist: Zsa Zsa Gabor
Panellist: Des O'Connor
Panellist: Juliet Prowse
Chairman: David Jacobs
Programme devised by: Peter Potter
Producer: Barry Langford

: Laramie: The Road to Helena

A Western film series.
Starring John Smith, Robert Fuller
with Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes
and Guest star, Henry Hull

Slim undertakes a long and dangerous journey to defend a wanted bank robber against an unscrupulous, dishonest sheriff.


Slim Sherman: John Smith
Jess Harper: Robert Fuller
Mike: Dennis Holmes
David Franklin: Henry Hull

: Taxi!: We've got to Live in the Winter

Written by Harry Driver and Jack Rosenthal.
Starring Sid James
with Ray Brooks
and Diane Aubrey, Dudley Foster, Meredith Edwards, Natalie Kent


Writer: Harry Driver
Writer: Jack Rosenthal
Film Cameraman: Tony Leggo
Film Editor: Geoff Botterill
Incidental Music: Bill McGuffie
Taxi theme: Bunny Lewis
Taxi theme: Harry Robinson
Designer: Derek Dodd
Production: Harry Carlisle
Eddie Ryder: Dudley Foster
Sid Stone: Sid James
Sandra: Diane Aubrey
Terry Mills: Ray Brooks
Josie: Penny Morrell
Father: Meredith Edwards
May: Natalie Kent
Cherub: Simon Oates
Photographer: John Evitts
Waitress: Olivia Hamnett

: Bold as Brass

Another saga in the life of the Briggs family.
Starring Jimmy Edwards
with Beryl Reid
Those also appearing: Jill Hyem, Ernest Arnley, Tony Hilton, Jacqueline Jones, William Hurndell
Writers, David Climie and creator of the Briggs family, Ron Watson
(Jacqueline Jones is appearing at the Pigalle Restaurant, London)


Writer: David Climie
Writer/Creator of the Briggs Family: Ron Watson
Musical direction and orchestrations: Gordon Franks
Designer: Ridley Scott
Producer: Philip Barker
Ernie Briggs: Jimmy Edwards
Bessie Briggs: Beryl Reid
Peggy Briggs: Jill Hyem
Mr. Thursby: Ernest Arnley
[Actor]: Tony Hilton
[Actress]: Jacqueline Jones
[Actor]: William Hurndell

: The Saturday Film presenting: Lady Possessed

[Starring] James Mason, June Havoc
with Stephen Dunne, Fay Compton, Pamela Kellino


Director: William Spier
Director: Roy Kellino
Del Palma: James Mason
Jean Wilson: June Havoc
Tom Wilson: Stephen Dunne
Madame Brune: Fay Compton
Sybil: Pamela Kellino
Dr. Stepanek: Steven Geray
Medium: Diana Graves

: The Duel

by Chekhov.
Translation by Constance Garnett.
Starring Paul Rogers, Katharine Blake, John Wood
First shown on October 16, 1963


Author: Anton Chekhov
Translation by: Constance Garnett
Film Cameraman: Neville Calderwood
Film Editor: Edward Le Lorrain
Music composed by: Norman Kay
Designer: Natasha Kroll
Script Editor: Harry Moore
Producer: Peter Luke
Director: Charles Jarrott
Samoilenko: Paul Rogers
Laevsky: John Wood
Boiko: John Bown
Nadia: Katharine Blake
Kirilin: John Harvey
Von Koren: Philip Madoc
Deacon: John Quentin
Maria: Barbara Ogilvie
Atiamov: Jonathan Elsom
Kostia: Francis Attard
Katia: Linda Harvey
Gavronsky: Wilfred Grove

: News

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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.

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