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: The Science of Man: Series 3: From Egg to Adult - Birth

A course in human biology.

The changes made by the baby to adapt to the cold world outside his mother's body.

Dr. G. S. Dawes, The Nuffield Institute for Medical Research, Oxford.
Film facilities provided by: Karolinska Institute, Stockholm Wellcome Foundation Limited, London Hospital Medical College
A BBC Educational broadcast


Presenter: Dr. G. S. Dawes
Director: Nat Taylor
Series edited by: James McCloy

: Komm Mit!: 6: Das Telefon

Wir sprechen Deutsch
A course of thirty lessons for beginners.

Dieter telephones Heidi and invites her to the opera.
with Heidi Treutler, Dieter Geissler.
Introduced by Sabine Michael and Paul Hansard.
A BBC Educational broadcast


Presenter: Sabine Michael
Presenter: Paul Hansard
Designer: Don Horne
Producer: Colin Nears
Heidi: Heidi Treutler
Dieter: Dieter Geissler

: Notice Board

Public Service announcements.

: Grandstand

See panel on facing page

Introduced by Frank Bough
1.0 to 5.15

Moto-Cross at 1.10, 1.55, and 3.25
The third round of the Grandstand Trophy from Hatherton Hall Farm, near Nantwich Organised by the Nantwich and District M.C. and the A.C.U.

Racing from Ayr
1.45 Fisherton Handicap Hurdle over 2 miles
2.15 Holmston Handicap Steeplechase over 21 miles
2.45 Cuiroy Handicap Hurdle over 3 miles
3.15 Skeldon Handicap Steeplechase over 2 miles

Ice Skating from the Empire Pool, Wembley at 2.55 and 3.40
The Figure Skating Championships of Great Britain
including the Ladies' and Men's Competitions

Sports news service throughout the afternoon

At 4.50 Results Service including: Racing summaries Classified football results Rugby Union and Rugby League results

While it is hoped to keep to the above timings, they may be changed by events
(At 7.5 on BBC-2 Match of the Day)


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator (Moto-Cross): Murray Walker
Television Presentation (Moto-Cross): Brian Johnson
Commentator (Racing): Peter Montague-Evans
Commentator (Racing): John Penney
Television Presentation (Racing): Bill Stevenson
Commentator (Ice Skating): Alan Weeks
Television Presentation (Ice Skating): Ray Colley
Presented by: Richard Tilling
Associate Editor: Lawrie Higgins
Associate Editor: Alan Hart
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: Dr. Who: Dangerous Journey

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

Surrounded by every kind of danger, the travellers discover a new sort of death.


Writer: Louis Marks
Title Music: Ron Grainer with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Dudley Simpson
Story Editor: David Whitaker
Designer: Raymond P. Cusick
Producer: Verity Lambert
Director: Mervyn Pinfield
Dr. Who: William Hartnell
Ian Chesterton: William Russell
Barbara Wright: Jacqueline Hill
Susan Foreman: Carole Ann Ford
Forester: Alan Tilvern
Smithers: Reginald Barratt
Farrow: Frank Crawshaw

: Juke Box Jury

A new disc - a Hit or a Miss?
Comments and opinions on the latest pop releases.
This week's panel: Rolf Harris, Portland Mason, Gene Pitney, Margaret Stredder
In the chair, David Jacobs


Panellist: Rolf Harris
Panellist: Portland Mason
Panellist: Gene Pitney
Panellist: Margaret Stredder
Chairman: David Jacobs
Programme devised by: Peter Potter
Presented by: Neville Wortman

: Dixon of Dock Green: Jigsaw

Written by Dick Sharples.
A series created by Ted Willis.
Starring Jack Warner


Writer: Dick Sharples
Series creator: Ted Willis
Film cameraman: David Prosser
Film editor: Patricia Holland
Designer: Peter Cory
Director: Robin Nash
Production: Ronald Marsh
George Dixon: Jack Warner
Johnson: Peter Thomas
Station Sgt. Flint: Arthur Rigby
P.C. Swain: Robert Arnold
W.P.C. Liz Harris: Zeph Gladstone
Det.-Sgt. Andy Crawford: Peter Byrne
John Armitage: Geoffrey Keen
Janet Armitage: Pauline Yates
Bruce Thompson: Brian Jackson
Det.-Con. Lauderdale: Geoffrey Adams
Miss Lucas: Jeanne Mockford
P.C. Wills: Nicholas Donnelly
Mary Crawford: Anna Dawson
Holman: Peter Sanders
Walker: Jeffrey Shankley
Henry Galloway: Jerold Wells

: British Legion Festival of Remembrance

held in the Royal Albert Hall, London.


Festival director: D.E. Coffer
Festival producer: Ralph Reader

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

in which Billy Cotton calls Wakey-Wakey!
with Russ Conway
Special guest stars, Lonnie Donegan and his Group, Petula Clark, Val Doonican,
Edmundson and Elliott, Freddie Earlle
and the regulars: Alan Breeze, Kathie Kay, The Cotton Singers, The Malcolm Goddard Dancers, Grisha Farfel
Freddie Earlle is appearing in 'The Beat Scene' at the Winter Garden Theatre, Bournemouth


Presenter/Bandleader: Billy Cotton
Musicians: The Billy Cotton Band
Pianist: Russ Conway
Musicians/guest stars: Lonnie Donegan and his Group
Singer/guest star: Petula Clark
Singer/guitarist/guest star: Val Doonican
Comedians: Edmundson and Elliott
Comedian: Freddie Earlle
Singer: Alan Breeze
Singer: Kathie Kay
Singers: The Cotton Singers
Dancers: The Malcolm Goddard Dancers
Trumpeter: Grisha Farfel
Associate conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Costumes: Jane Roberts
Script: Robert Gray
Staging: Malcolm Goddard
Design: Colin Pigott
Production: Michael Hurll

: Thorndyke: The Puzzle Lock

based on a story by R. Austin Freeman.
dramatised by Allan Prior.
[Starring] Peter Copley, Paul Williamson, Patrick Newell
Guest star, Glyn Owen


Author: R. Austin Freeman
Dramatised by: Allan Prior
Music composed by: Albert Elms
Shimmy dance: Leo Kharibian
Script editor: K. Levison
Film cameraman: Bill Munn
Film editor: Roy Watts
Designer: William McCrow
Producer: John Robins
Director: Paul Bernard
Ellis: Kenneth Collet
Glass: Michael Slater
Dolly Luttrell: Coral Morphew
Dr. Thorndyke: Peter Copley
Colonel Darby: George Cross
Dr. Jervis: Paul Williamson
Luttrell: Peter Ashmore
Shenston: Leonard Pearce
Mrs. Madge Shenston: Anne Godfrey
Betty Darby: Eugenie Cavanagh
Superintendent Morton: Glyn Owen
Polton: Patrick Newell
Sollars: Mervyn Pascoe
Newspaper boy: Elliot Michaels
Explosives expert: Gerald Taylor
Police Inspector: John McKelvey

: News and Sport

: The Third Man: A Box of Eyes

A film series starring Michael Rennie as Harry Lime.
A BBC film release


Story and teleplay by: John Kruse
Director: Julian Aymes
Producer: Felix Jackson
Harry Lime: Michael Rennie
Val Strickland: Betty McDowall
Billy Flowers: Felix Felton
Seely: Sydney Vivian
Dora Hagen: Margaret D'Arcy
Cliff Seely: Brian Weske
O'Keefe: Harry Towb
Bernard: John Abineri
Bradford Webster: Jonathan Harris

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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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