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: The Science of Man: Series 4: Heredity and Evolution: Parent to Child

A course in human biology.

This programme extends the knowledge gained in the genetical study of animals to heredity in human beings.
Dr. J. A. Fraser Roberts, F.R.S. Institute of Child Health, London
Professor Paul E. Polani, Guy's Hospital Medical School, London
A BBC Educational broadcast
First transmission on February 2


Presenter: Dr. J. A. Fraser Roberts
Presenter: Professor Paul E. Polani
Research assistant: Peter Goodchild
Producer: Nat Taylor
Series edited by: James McCloy

: Komm Mit!: 13: Im Restaurant

Wir sprechen Deutsch
A course of thirty lessons for beginners.

Dieter and Heidi have dinner at a restaurant.

with Heidi Treutler, Dieter Geissler.
Introduced by Sabine Michael, Paul Hansard.
A BBC Educational broadcast
(First transmission on February 4)


Presenter: Sabine Michael
Presenter: Paul Hansard
Designer: Gordon Roland
Director: Maddalena Fagandini
Producer: Colin Nears
Heidi: Heidi Treutler
Dieter: Dieter Geissler

: Notice Board

Public Service announcements.

: Grandstand

(See panel and page 3)

12.45 to 5.15
Introduced by David Coleman
International Rugby: Scotland v. Wales

Today's Timetable

The TeleMonte from Hedenlunda, Sweden at 12.55, 1.40, 4.15
Leading drivers from the Monte Carlo Rally race again over snow and ice.

Racing from Kempton Park
1.30 Sunbury Selling Hurdle Race over 2 miles
2.0 Royal Mail Handicap Steeplechase over 3 miles
2.30 Lonsdale Handicap Hurdle Race over 2 miles

Rugby Union: Scotland v. Wales
at 2.40
The whole of today's international from Murrayfield, Edinburgh

Sports news service throughout the afternoon

At 4.55
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 7.0 on BBC-2 Match of the Day)


Presenter: David Coleman
Commentator (Rally): Raymond Baxter
Television Presentation (Rally): John Vernon
Television Presentation (Rally): Lars Wallen
Commentator (Racing): Peter Montague-Evans
Commentator (Racing): Michael Seth-Smith
Television Presentation (Racing): A.P. Wilkinson
Commentator (Rugby Union): Bill McLaren
Commentator (Rugby Union): Wilfred Wooller
Television Presentation (Rugby Union): Bill Stevenson
Producer: Richard Tilling
Associate Editor: Lawrie Higgins
Associate Editor: Alan Hart
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: Juke Box Jury

A new disc - a Hit or a Miss?
Comments and opinions on the latest pop releases.
This week's panel: Thora Hird, Linda Lewis, Don Moss, Gene Pitney
In the chair, David Jacobs


Panellist: Thora Hird
Panellist: Linda Lewis
Panellist: Don Moss
Panellist: Gene Pitney
Chairman: David Jacobs
Programme devised by: Peter Potter
Presentation: Stewart Morris

: Dr. Who: Inferno

by Dennis Spooner.
An adventure in space and time.
Starring William Hartnell, William Russell, Jacqueline Hill and Maureen O'Brien

Ian and Barbara are reunited, and the Doctor starts a fire.


Writer: Dennis Spooner
Title Music: Ron Grainer with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Fight arranger: Peter Diamond
Costumes supervised by: Daphne Dare
Make-up supervised by: Sonia Markham
Lighting: Howard King
Sound: Richard Chubb
Designer: Raymond P. Cusick
Associate Producer: Mervyn Pinfield
Producer: Verity Lambert
Director: Christopher Barry
Dr. Who: William Hartnell
Ian Chesterton: William Russell
Barbara Wright: Jacqueline Hill
Vicki: Maureen O'Brien
Sevcheria: Derek Sydney
Delos: Peter Diamond
Tavius: Michael Peake
Nero: Derek Francis
Poppaea: Kay Patrick

: Dixon of Dock Green: A Fine Art

Written by Gerald Kelsey.
A series created by Ted Willis.
Starring Jack Warner

The crime: theft; stolen: valuable antiques; method of entry: unknown.

(Wallas Eaton is appearing in 'Instant Marriage' at the Piccadilly Theatre, London)


Writer: Gerald Kelsey
Series creator: Ted Willis
Film Cameraman: Dick Bush
Film Editor: Angus Newton
Designer: Christopher Robilliard
Director: David Askey
Production: Ronald Marsh
George Dixon: Jack Warner
Mr. Lane: John Richmond
Mrs. Lane: Cicely Paget-Bowman
Det-Sgt. Andy Crawford: Peter Byrne
Det-Con. Lauderdale: Geoffrey Adams
P.C. Roberts: Geoffrey Kenion
Nelly Cook: Fay Compton
Station Sgt. Flint: Arthur Rigby
P.C. Swain: Robert Arnold
Mr. Pickering: John Horsley
W.P.C. Liz Harris: Zeph Gladstone
Miss Lucas: Jeanne Mockford
Higgs: Vernon Dobtcheff
Mrs. Thorpe: Tucker McGuire
Taylor: Wallas Eaton
W.P.C. Shirley Palmer: Anne Carholl
P.C. Trotter: Terence Rigby
Smith: Douglas Ives
Brian Wicks: David Burke
Mrs. Peters: Cicely Hullett
Mary Crawford: Anna Dawson
Rose Walker: Sylvia Bidmead
Todd: Bill Shine
Miss Nash: Penelope Keith

: Temple Houston: The Dark Madonna

A Western film series.
Starring Jeff Hunter as the young Texas lawyer who finds action and adventure in his fight for individual rights and frontier justice.
with Jack Elam as Marshal George Taggart

A young Mexican is wrongly accused of murder and Temple is convinced that a dance-hall girl is withholding information which could prove his innocence.


Temple Houston: Jeff Hunter
Marshal George Taggart: Jack Elam
Lily Lamont: Constance Ford
Juan Ortega: Nick Alexander
Cliff Carteret: Stacy Harris
Rio: Johnny Seven

: The Good Old Days

Old-Time Music-Hall from the stage of the Famous City Varieties Theatre, Leeds.
By arrangement with Stanley and Michael Joseph
Richard Hearne (Mr. Pastry), The Prince of Pandemonium
Beryl Reid, Almost an aristocrat
Freddy Davies, Idiotic inconsequentialities
Ann Hart, Vitally vociferous
The Eilers Trio, Equilibrists extraordinaire
John Hewer, Impeccably immaculate
Mireille and Michel, La vie Parisienne
Little John, Acro-artistry
Chairman, Leonard Sachs

Beryl Reid is appearing in 'Dick Whittington' at the Golders Green, Hippodrome,
London; John Hewer is appearing in 'Late Joys from the Players' at the Prince Charles Theatre, London; Ann Hart is appearing at Danny La Rue's Club, London
See page 3


Mr. Pastry: Richard Hearne
Performer: Beryl Reid
Comedian: Freddy Davies
Performer: Ann Hart
Equilibrists: The Eilers Trio
Performer: John Hewer
Performers: Mireille and Michel
Performer: Little John
Chairman: Leonard Sachs
Musical director: Bernard Herrmann
Producer: Barney Colehan

: The Rogues: Bless you, G. Carter Huntington

A film series.
Starring David Niven, Charles Boyer, Gig Young, Gladys Cooper, Robert Coote as The Rogues
This week's story: Bless you, G. Carter Huntington

The Rogues are outraged when a graveyard in which one of their ancestors is buried is acquired as a building site, and they determine to make the developer pay dearly for this vandalism.


Alec Fleming: David Niven
Marcel St. Clair: Charles Boyer
Tony Fleming: Gig Young
Timmy St. Clair: Robert Coote
Margaret St. Clair: Gladys Cooper
Ilsa: Sally Kellerman
Huntington: Howard Duff
Edgar: Edgar Stehli

: R.3 Ministry of Research Centre No. 3: The Astronaut

by N. J. Crisp.
Starring John Robinson, Elizabeth Sellars, Richard Wordsworth
with Moultrie Kelsall
Guest stars, Richard Pasco, Ann Morrish, Alex Scott

A man returns from outer space. Is there something wrong with him? And if so - what?


Writer/Story Consultant/Script Editor: N. J. Crisp
Designer: Peter Seddon
Theme Music: Ken Thorne
Incidental Music: Raymond Jones
Film Cameraman: Charles Parnall
Film Editor: Roy Watts
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Director: Terence Williams
Jim Bartley: Richard Pasco
Mark Bartley: Roy Hills
Paul Bartley: Michael Sarson
Ruth Bartley: Ann Morrish
Jock Harris: Eric McCaine
Sir Michael Gerrard: John Robinson
Group Captain Trent: Toni Bowman
Dr. Fratton: Moultrie Kelsall
Dr. Max Rankl: Alex Scott
Dr. May Howard: Elizabeth Sellars
Dr. Peter Travers: Richard Wordsworth
Mrs. Fratton: Nancie Jackson
Waitress: Jean Marlow
Wyngarde: Norman Pitt

: News and Sport

: Not So Much A Programme More A Way of Life

And a way of looking at the world
One eye open wide; one eye closed; And Between the two the picture gets composed

[With] David Frost, P.J. Kavanagh, William Rushton
with Annie Ross, Eleanor Bron, John Bird, Doug Fisher, Roy Hudd, and visitors.


Presenter: David Frost
Presenter: P.J. Kavanagh
Presenter: William Rushton
Singer: Annie Ross
Performer: Eleanor Bron
Performer: John Bird
Performer: Doug Fisher
Comedian: Roy Hudd
Musical Director: Dave Lee
Film Editor: Christopher La Fontaine
Designer: Darrol Blake
Associate Producer: Elizabeth Cowley
Produced and directed by: Ned Sherrin

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.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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