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: Nai Zindagi-Naya Jeevan

(from Birmingham: shown on Sunday)

: Interval

: Disc a Dawn

The Welsh 'Pop' Show

: Interval

: The News

(Colour)

Contributors

Weatherman: Jack Scott

: Closedown

: Play School

: Jackanory: The Small Adventures of Dog: 3: A Day at the Zoo

by David Buck
With David Buck

Contributors

Author/storyteller: David Buck

: Swim with Rolf

Do you want to swim? Well, learn to float first.
Rolf Harris is not 'teaching' swimming - his interest is to encourage young people, and the not so young, to float and have confidence in the water.
(Radio Times People: page 4)

Contributors

Presenter: Rolf Harris
Director: Douglas Hespe
Producer: Michael Grafton-Robinson

: The Mole and the Rocket

The Mole goes into a small orbit, and finds a new friend.

: Search: War on the Weather

Presented by John Craven

What does the future hold for you? In this weekly series different reporters examine the way we live now and the future we must choose.

Every year bad weather kills thousands of people and does millions of pounds' worth of damage. Can we, should we control these immense forces?
Bert Foord reports from an ocean weather ship and talks to children who have studied weather patterns.
(from Bristol)

Contributors

Reporter: Bert Foord
Presenter: John Craven
Producer: David Turnbull

: The Adventures of Parsley

Parsley the lion and Dill the dog.

: Nationwide

The news, features, opinions of the country at large, and Your Region Tonight in particular (including Regional Weather) co-ordinated by Michael Barratt

Contributors

Presenter: Michael Barratt

: The Doctors

Written by John Cresswell
Starring Nigel Stock
Guest star Gladys Cooper

Miss Vey gives a dinner party and makes a new will.

Contributors

Writer: John Cresswell
Serial created by: Donald Bull
Script Editor: Christopher Bond
Designer: Ian Ashurst
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Tristan De Vere Cole
Dr Thomas Owens: Nigel Stock
Giles Curtis: Charles Bowden
Meg Owens: Joan Newell
Lynn Huxley: Jan Edwards
Mrs Groom: Pamela Duncan
Dr David Owens: Drewe Henley
Jackson: Eric Mason
Harriet Vey: Gladys Cooper
Lacey: Raymond Bowers
Mr Poole: Alan Cullen
Daphne Curtis: Pauline Letts
Celia Thurlow: Pauline Yates
Robert Thurlow: Robert Brown
Dr Cheryl Barnes: Janet Hargreaves
Edward Brack: Brian Harrison
Helen Brockley: Ann Castle
Miss Parsloe: Gillian McCutcheon
Det-Insp Sloane: Kenton Moore
Dr Roger Hayman: Richard Leech

: Star Trek: The Corbomite Maneuver

The alarm bells clang as the sensors detect an unidentified object speeding towards the space-ship on a collision course!

A strange spinning cube obdurately blocks their path at every turn, causing Captain Kirk to take a calculated risk.

Contributors

Captain Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Dr McCoy: de Forest Kelley
Navigator: Anthony Call
Sulu: George Takei
Uhura: Nichelle Nichols
Yeoman Janice Rand: Grace Lee Whitney
Balok: Clint Howard

: Take Three Girls: Closed Circuit

by Robert Muller
[Starring] Carolyn Seymour as Jenny, Liza Goddard as Victoria, Barra Grant as Lulie
with Julian Glover as Gattsbey

Putting words into people's mouths is Jenny's recipe for being a successful journalist. But one of her victims decides to hit back.

Contributors

Writer: Robert Muller
Series devised by: Gerald Savory
Music: The Pentangle
Radiophonic music: Humphrey Searle
Radiophonic music: Malcolm Clarke
Script Editor: Mark Lushington
Lighting: John Summers
Designer: Roger Andrews
Producer: Michael Hayes
Jenny: Carolyn Seymour
Victoria: Liza Goddard
Lulie: Barra Grant
Gattsbey: Julian Glover
Barbara Letchworth: Margo Cunningham
Edith: Nancy MacKeith
Secretary: Kathleen Helme
Oliver Henry: Michael Baxter
Jim Kirk: Dennis Quilley
Roy Christie: Michael Gover
Photographer: Ken Jones
Drummer: Robert Wyatt
Nicholas Brock-Grellis: David Garfield

: The Fifties

Robert Robinson takes a look at March 1951
Ernest Bevin retires... Oxford sink... Abadan oil... Syivia Peters... Ivor Novello.

Contributors

Presenter: Robert Robinson
Director: Will Wyatt
Producer: Iain Johnstone

: The Nine O'clock News

presented by Kenneth Kendall

Weather

Contributors

Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: Sportsnight with Coleman

features

The London ABA Championships from the Royal Albert Hall: amateur boxing's big night in London before the Manchester (Belle Vue) semi-final stage of the national championships.

International Rugby Union: The President's Overseas XV v The Midlands and Home Counties at Leicester. Some of the world's finest players join together in a select side for the first of four tour matches to mark Rugby Union's centenary celebrations.

David Coleman introduces action, news and views from home and abroad.

Contributors

Commentator (Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Television presentation (Boxing): Bob Duncan
Commentator (Rugby): Cliff Morgan
Television Presentation (Rugby): Bill Taylor
Presenter: David Coleman
Producer: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: 24 Hours

Presented by Kenneth Allsop with the latest news in pictures and on-the-spot reports by Bernard Falk, James Hogg, David Lomax, Tom Mangold, Barrie Penrose and David Taylor

Contributors

Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Bernard Falk
Reporter: James Hogg
Reporter: David Lomax
Reporter: Tom Mangold
Reporter: Barrie Penrose
Reporter: David Taylor

: Henry Royce, Mechanic

The story of the man who founded Rolls-Royce with the voices of those who remember him and the cars and aeroplanes he left behind him.

Born the youngest son of an impoverished miller, he died in 1933, leaving a fortune and the blueprints for the engine that helped save this country in the Battle of Britain.

As much as possible of this film was made in the places where Sir Henry worked and with the cars, engines, and aeroplanes he made. It's a memorial to a very ordinary, and yet very great man.
With Anthony Brown as Sir Henry

Contributors

Narrator: Alexander John
Editor: Peter Goodchild
Producer: Dick Gilling
Sir Henry Royce: Anthony Brown

: The Galileans: Part 3

The story of 13 young men from the North who came to Jerusalem for the Spring Holiday.
Written and told in six parts by Tom Fleming
From BBC Scotland

Contributors

Writer/Narrator: Tom Fleming
Producer: James Dey

: Weatherman followed by Regional News and Weather

(all except London and Wales)
Closedown








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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.

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.

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