• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

  • Show Years

    Hide Years

  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation


: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

For viewers from Pakistan and India.
Sawal Aur Jawab - Can I help you?
From the Midlands
Repeated on Wednesday at 12.25 p.m.
Questions by post in English or your own language, should be sent to Make Yourself at Home or Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye, [address removed]

(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Peterborough, Tacolneston, Holme Moss, Pontop Pike, Winter Hill, Kirk O'Shotts, Divis, Londonderry, Wenvoe West, Rowridge)
(to 9.20)


Producer: Paul Morby
Programme Editor: David Gretton

: Bonjour Francoise: 17: Au Voleur

Written by Michel Faure and Joe Cremona.
A course of thirty lessons for absolute beginners in French.

Jean-Paul gets into some trouble at the post office.

With Andre Maranne, Pamela Stirling
and Francois Brincourt as Jean-Paul, Malou Pantera as Francoise
Repeated on Tuesday evening
(to 9.55)


Writer: Michel Faure
Writer: Joe Cremona
Director: Maddalena Fagandini
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Presenter: Andre Maranne
Presenter: Pamela Stirling
Jean-Paul: Francois Brincourt
Francoise: Malou Pantera

: Making a Play: 7: Building the Set

Adrian Rendle looks in on the back-stage staff who are busy getting the set up and discusses with them some of the problems they come up against.
With John Dorsett, Joe Aveline and members of the Teddington Theatre Club.
(Repeated next Saturday at 12 noon)
(to 10.30)

10.30-11.30 Morning Service
The annual theatre service from St. Philip's, Birmingham Cathedral.
(Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree)


Presenter: Adrian Rendle
Guest: John Dorsett
Guest: Joe Aveline
Producer: Victor Poole

: Seeing and Believing: What Goes In Comes Out

A Christian theme presented by The Rev. Derrick Greeves and The Proteus Choir of Guildford.


Presenter: The Rev. Derrick Greeves
Singers: The Proteus Choir of Guildford
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Forward to Retirement: 7: Keeping Healthy

Most people have a bonus of ten or fifteen years of active life when they retire. How can they make the most of it?
Dr. John Agate, Dr. Beric Wright, Professor Ferguson Anderson
Introduced by Hugh Barrett.
Interviewer, Joan Bakewell

(Repeated on Thursday at 4.0 p.m.)


Presenter: Hugh Barrett
Interviewer: Joan Bakewell
Interviewee: Dr. John Agate
Interviewee: Dr. Beric Wright
Interviewee: Professor Ferguson Anderson
Director: Michael Blakstad
Producer: Beryl Radley

: A World of Weather: 7: Storm

A series of ten programmes unravelling the workings of the weather.

The storm is small-scale weather but extremely powerful. It is produced by strong convection and can develop into a tornado.
R.F. Jones, Meteorological Office, Bracknell
(Repeated on Monday at 11.0 p.m.)


Presenter: R.F. Jones
Director: David Cordingley
Producer: Brenda Horsfield

: Man Discovers His Past: 2: The Antiquity of Man

Glyn Daniel describes how the discovery of ancient stone tools, and the better understanding of geological strata gradually made the generally agreed date of 4004 B.C. for 'The Creation' more and more difficult to accept.
Repeated on Thursday at 10.50 p.m.
(to 13.00)


Presenter: Glyn Daniel
Director: Nancy Thomas
Producer: Paul Johnstone

: Gardening Club

A regular feature serving gardeners in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and England; Topical work for the busy gardener in the shrub borders, with early bulbs, and in the conservatory and greenhouse with Percy Thrower.
Alan Bloom designs and plants a new hardy plant island border in the Gardening Club garden.
From the Midlands


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: Alan Bloom
Producer: Paul Morby

: Farming: Horticultural Markets

Introduced by Frank Taylor.

The Government has allocated more than £20 million towards the development of some of the larger wholesale markets.
Traders at Cardiff and Sheffield are questioned on the benefits of improvements, and how these affect growers and consumers.
From the Midlands

Followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers
(to 14.15)


Presenter: Frank Taylor
Director: Keith Reading
Producer: John Kenyon

: Adventure presenting: The Devil in the Backlands: 2: The Jangadeiros

Three films by Adrian Cowell.

The east wind brings bad luck and death to the primitive fishermen along the north-east coast of Brazil: men who face a life of danger and hardship on crude balsa rafts - jangadas - far out in the open sea, yet resist with stubbornness and pride any change to their beautiful, dying society. (Repeat)

2.15-2.45 Report on Imigrant Children
(Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree)


Producer/Narrator: Adrian Cowell
Filmed by: Jesco Von Puttkamer
Presented by: Harry Hastings
Film Series Editor: Brian Branston

: Made in Britain

A weekly report on exports and industry.
Introduced by Bertram Mycock.


Presenter: Bertram Mycock

: International Winter Sports

Introduced by Frank Bough.
Featuring The World Figure Skating Championships and The World Nordic Ski Championships.
Alan Weeks reports from Davos on the Ladies' Free Skating-the last competitive event in this year's world championships.
Max Robertson reports from Oslo on the special ski-jumping contest held on the Holmenkollen Hill.
Presented by Ian Smith in collaboration with the Swiss and Norwegian Television Service


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator: Alan Weeks
Commentator: Max Robertson
Studio Direction: Brian Venner
Presented by: Ian Smith

: Film Matinee: The Great McGinty

Written and directed by Preston Sturges.
Starring Brian Donlevy, Muriel Angelus, Akim Tamiroff, William Demarest

Preston Sturges's hilarious account of a man who, through crooked politics, rises from a tramp to become the Governor of an American state.


Writer/Director: Preston Sturges
Dan McGinty: Brian Donlevy
Catherine: Muriel Angelus
The Boss: Akim Tamiroff
The Politician: William Demarest
George: Allyn Joslyn
Thompson: Lewis Jean Hedyt
Luis: Harry Rosenthal
The Girl: Steffie Duna
Mr. Maxwell: Thurston Hall
Bessie: Libby Taylor

: The Lucy Show: Lucy Crane and Bob Crane

A comedy film series.
Starring Lucille Ball as Lucy Carmichael
with Gale Gordon as Mr. Mooney

Lucy Crane and Bob Crane ...or Iron Man Carmichael strikes again!


Lucy Carmichael: Lucille Ball
Mr. Mooney: Gale Gordon
Himself: Bob Crane

: David Copperfield: 7: Courtship

by Charles Dickens.
Dramatised in thirteen episodes by Vincent Tilsley.

In which David is concerned with affairs of the heart but saddened by the treachery of an old friend.
(Ian McKellen is appearing in "A Lily in Little India" at the St. Martin's Theatre, London)


Author: Charles Dickens
Dramatised by: Vincent Tilsley
Music composed and conducted by: John Hotchkis
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Joan Craft
David: Ian McKellen
Mrs. Crupp: Amelia Bayntun
Traddles: Clive Francis
Dora: Tina Packer
Miss Clarissa Spenlow: Mary Hinton
Miss Lavinia Spenlow: Nan Munro
Housemaid: Brigit Paul
Agnes: Hannah Gordon
Uriah Heep: Colin Jeavons
Rosa Dartle: Judy Parfitt
Mrs. Steerforth: Elizabeth Tyrrell
Mr. Peggotty: Joss Ackland
Peggotty: Lila Kaye
Barkis: Gordon Gostelow
Mrs. Gummidge: Olga Lindo
Ham Peggotty: Basil Moss
Jip: Fleur

: Pinky and Perky: You, Too, Can Be a Hairdresser

Written by Robert Gray.
Pinky and Perky and Jimmy Thompson this week prove that You, too, can be a
From the North


Writer: Robert Gray
Presenter: Jimmy Thompson
Puppets presented by: Jan Dalibor
Puppets presented by: Vlasta Dalibor
Additional manipulator: Philip Rose
Additional manipulator: Elizabeth Rose
"We Belong Together" words and music by: Norman Newell
"We Belong Together" words and music by: Alyn Ainsworth
Producer: Stan Parkinson

: Meeting Point: Don't Do It Yourself

The story of an investigation into human need in Bristol told by the teenagers of St. Gregory's Church, Horfield, who carried it out.
BBC film: from the West
Repeated tonight at 11.15


Producer: Kenneth Savidge

: Sunday Story: Octavia Hill: Part 4: The Healing Gift of Space

by Alec Martin.
Told by Dorothy Alison.


Writer: Alec Martin
Storyteller: Dorothy Alison

: Songs of Praise: In Honour of St. David

A schoolchildren's festival held at St. Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire.
Hymns introduced by The Rev. Noel Evans.
Blessing spoken by The Bishop of St. Davids, The Rt. Rev. John Richards
"Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord" (Tune, John Brown)
"Lord, who in thy perfect wisdom" (Tune, Dusseldorf)
"I'r Arglwydd cenwch lafar glod" (Tune, The Old 100th Farm Tune)
"We praise thy name, all-holy Lord" (Tune, St. Matthew)
"Cofia'n gwlad Benllywydd tirion" (Tune, Goreswen)
"Angel voices ever singing" (Tune, Angel voices)
"The God of Abraham praise" (Tune, Leoni)
"Who is on the Lord's side" (Tune, Rachie)
See page 15


Conductor: Rosalyn Charles
Organist: Peter Boorman
Soloist: Kenneth Bowen
Presenter: The Rev. Noel Evans
Blessing spoken by: The Rt. Rev. John Richards, Bishop of St. Davids
Television Presentation: Tregelles Williams

: Jeanne Eagels

The film this Sunday stars Jeff Chandler, Kim Novak
with Agnes Moorehead
See page 11


Produced and directed by: George Sidney
Original screenplay: Daniel Fuchs
Original screenplay: Sonya Levien
Original screenplay: John Fante
Jeanne Eagels: Kim Novak
Sal Satori: Jeff Chandler
Madame Neilson: Agnes Moorehead
John Donahue: Charles Drake
Al Brooks: Larry Gates
Elsie Desmond: Virginia Grey

: The News

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: For Services Rendered

Created by A.J. Cronin.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Bill Simpson
Guest star, Tom Criddle
(Andrew Cruickshank is appearing in "Alibi for a Judge" at the Savoy Theatre, London)


Created by: A.J. Cronin
Script: Harry Green
The series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Prudence Fitzgerald
Provost: John Rae
Matron: Molly Urquhart
Dr. Snoddie: Eric Woodburn
Mr. Thomson: Maurice Roeves
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Bernard Lewis: John Graham
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Mr. Cochran: Harry Walker
Mrs. Cochran: Sandra Voe
Sheriff Substitute: Bruce Seton
Mr. Grant: Tom Criddle
Mr. Jamieson: Douglas Storm

: Sunday Night presenting: The Quarry

The weekly feature series on artists and the arts.

A film by John Boorman.
Written and directed by John Boorman.
Portrait of a man as a paralysed artist.
From the West
See page 11


Writer/Director: John Boorman
The Artist: John Franklyn Robbins
Ruth: Sheila Allen
Melville: Peter Bowles
Jean: Alexandra Malcolm
Ursula: Ingrid Hafner
Doctor: David de Keyser

: Meeting Point: Don't Do It Yourself

First shown at 6.15 p.m.

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.

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel