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: Time Machines

by Professor George Porter from The Royal Institution, London
Lecture 4: Big Time, Little Time
Presented for television by ALAN sleath


Unknown: Professor George Porter
Television By: Alan Sleath

: Weatherman

BERT FOORD : the weekend weather


Unknown: Bert Foord

: Grandstand

Introduced by Frank Bough
Football Preview
Introduced by SAM LEITCH
1.10; 1.40*
Boxing: Fight of the Week Johnny Stracey v Willie Rea Bethnal Green Belfast
Highlights of this big welterweight fight at York Hall, Bethnal Green, in which Stracey defended his unbeaten record; and highlights of another top fight on the same promotion.
1.20; 1.50; 2.20; 3.20*
Racing from Chepstow
1.30 Tutshill Novices Hurdle Race (Div 1) (over 2 miles)
2.0 Overture Handicap Steeple-chase (over 21 miles)
2.30 Free Handicap Hurdle Race (over 2 miles)
3.30 Porcelain Handicap Hurdle Race (over 2 miles)
TV presentation by DEWI GRIFFITHS
2.10; 2.40; 3.10; 3.40* Motor Racing from Crystal Palace
The Daily Express Formula 2 Trophy Meeting incorporating special saloon car events. (Organised by the BRSCC)
Commentator MURRAY WALKER TV presentation by RICHARD TILLING
Rugby Union from Twickenham
The Centenary Match England and Wales v Scotland and Ireland
Outside broadcast cameras bring you the second half of this great Rugby Union occasion.
Commentator BILL MCLAREN TV presentation by ALAN MOUNCER
At 2.55 CLIFF MORGAN previews Rugby Union's Centenary Year and looks back to some of Twickenham's greatest tries.


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Introduced By: Sam Leitch
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Clive Graham
Presentation By: Dewi Griffiths
Commentator: Murray Walker
Presentation By: Richard Tilling
Commentator: Bill McLaren
Presentation By: Alan Mouncer

: * Results Service

Grandstand Timetable:
12.50 Football preview; 1.11 Boxing
1.20 Racing: 1.40 Boxing; 1.50 Racing;'
2.10 Motor Racing; 2.20 Racing;
2.40 Motor Racing; 2.55 Rugby Union;'
3.10 Motor Racing; 3.20 Racing;
3.40 Motor Racing: 4.5 Rugby Union;
Timings are subject to alteration In order to keep up to date with events Grandstand presented for television by BRIAN VENNEH. Edited by ALAN HART


Television By: Brian Venneh.
Edited By: Alan Hart

: The Pink Panther Show

A new cartoon film series presenting the optimistic, indestructible panther who is permanently in-the-pink and The Inspector with unquenchable joie de vivre who hardly ever gets his man.
A triple helping - and more - of comic fantasy. Today: Pink Pill; Sacre Bleu Cross; Pink Pistons Pink Panther Theme by HENRY MANCINI


Unknown: Henry Mancini

: The News

Weatherman BERT FOORD


Unknown: Bert Foord

: Here's Lucy

Lucille Ball stars as Lucy Carter in Lucy and The Andrews Sisters ... breaking all records in a trip down memory lane! with her children Desi Arnaz Jr and Lucie as Craig and Kim, and Gale Gordon as the long-suffering Harrison (Uncle Harry) Carter


Unknown: Lucille Ball
Unknown: Lucy Carter
Unknown: Gale Gordon

: Show of the North

Presenting from Scotland a non-stop musical entertainment by international artists highlighting songs from the West Indies, America, Ireland, England and Scotland.
Featuring this week:
Alan Price, Tommy Makem The Tinkers
Johnny Silvo and David Moses Saffron and Alex Campbell with THE ORCHESTRA conductor IAIN SUTHERLAND
Musical arrangements NICKY WELSH Designer JIM LONGMUIR


Unknown: Tommy Makem
Unknown: Johnny Silvo
Unknown: David Moses
Unknown: Alex Campbeu
Conductor: Iain Sutherland
Unknown: Nicky Welsh
Designer: Jim Longmuir
Producer: Iain MacFadyen

: High Adventure Prince Valiant

Tonight's presentation in this season of feature films starring Robert Wagner , James Mason Janet Leigh , Debra Paget Sterling Hayden with Victor McLaglen
Donald Crisp , Brian Aherne
Prince Valiant comes to Camelot to seek King Arthur's help against the usurper of his father's throne. This spectacular taie of chivalry and intrigue features a dashing hero, fair princess, and dastardly villain, and is based on a popular American comic strip.
Produced by ROBERT L. JACKS Directed by HENRY HATHAWAY


Unknown: Robert Wagner
Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Janet Leigh
Unknown: Debra Paget
Unknown: Sterling Hayden
Unknown: Victor McLaglen
Unknown: Donald Crisp
Unknown: Brian Aherne
Produced By: Robert L.
Directed By: Henry Hathaway
Prince Valiant: Robert Wagner
Sir Brack: James Mason
Aleta: Janet Leigh
Ilene: Debra Paget
Sir Gawain: Sterling Hayden
Boltar: Victor McLaglen
King Aguar: Donald Crisp
King Arthur: Brian Aherne

: The Harry Secombe Show

Harry's guests tonight include
Bobbie Gentry
Mason Williams Lynda Jenkins with Julian Orchard
Programme associate JIMMY GRAFTON
Orchestra directed by PETER KNIGUT
Produced by TERRY HUGHES †


Unknown: Bobbie Gentry
Unknown: Mason Williams
Unknown: Lynda Jenkins
Written By: Jimmy Grafton
Written By: Jeremy Lloyd.
Written By: David Cliuii
Written By: Lew Schwarz
Unknown: Jimmy Grafton
Directed By: Peter Knigut
Designby: Brian Tregidden
Produced By: Terry Hughes

: Ben Travers Farces: Turkey Time

Arthur Lowe, Richard Briers
The third in a series of the famous Aldwych Farces ' adapted for TV by Ben Travers with guest stars Terence Alexander, Gladys Henson, Eunice Gayson

Designed by JAMES BOULD
Produced by ERIC FAWCETT


Writer: Ben Travers
Adapted for TV by: Ben Travers
Designed by: James Bould
Produced by: Eric Fawcett
Ernestine: Margot Field
Mrs Ratchett: Betty Hare
Louise: Eunice Gayson
Edwin: Arthur Lowe
Mrs Gather: Gladys Henson
David: Richard Briers
Max: Terence Alexander
Rose Adair: Elizabeth Knight
Warwick Westbourne: Derek Sydney
Luke Meate: Toke Townley
Man in the shelter: Keith Ashley
Mrs Pike: Mollie Sugden
PC Tidball: Alec Ross

: The News

with Richard Baker and Weather


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Match of the Day

Action from two First Division matches.
The result of the September ' Goal of the Month ' competition. ALAN HARDAKER , Secretary of the Football League, presents the first winning cheque in the new national Ford Sporting League.
DAVID COLEMAN reports from a leading Northern ground in the Football League.
TV presentation by ALEC WEEKS
BARRY DAVIS reports from the Midlands on another prominent First Division clash.
TV presentation by JOHN MCGONAGLE
Tonight the winning 1-2-3 selection of the September ' Goal of the Month ' competition will be shown, and the first E2,500 cheque will be handed to the club topping the Ford Sporting League at the end of September.


Unknown: Alan Hardaker
Unknown: David Coleman
Presentation By: Alec Weeks
Unknown: Barry Davis
Presentation By: John McGonagle
Presented By: Jonathan Martin
Producer: Alec Weeks
Editor: Sam Leitch

: Somewhere Up There

A new late-night entertainment from the North.
Melvyn Bragg looks at affairs from a Manchester viewpoint, a look which takes in sport .. poetry ... and people.
Among those taking part: SARAH BOSTON, CATE HASTE
Directed by ANDREW SNELL
Produced by JOHN MAPPLEBECK (from Manchester)


Unknown: Mike Nally
Directed By: Andrew Snell
Produced By: John Mapplebeck

: Weatherman


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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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