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: For Schools, Colleges

9.38 Merry-go-Round: Dyeing Patterns

10.00 Science Extra: Physics: Order out of Chaos?

10.25-10.45 Maths Today: Year 2: Systems in Step

11.00 Watch!: Ice and Snow: Animals

11.18 Discovering Science: Electricity and Circuits

11.40 Twentieth-Century Focus: The Economy

: Closedown

: Tresarn

Welsh play by Islwyn Ffowc Elis


Writer: Islwyn Ffowc Elis

: Interval

: The Herbs

Today's Watch with Mother
Written by Michael Bond.


Writer: Michael Bond

: News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: Closedown

: For Schools, Colleges: Scene: Football Apprentices


Producer: Tom Stanier

: Closedown

: Conflict at Work: 1: Recognition of Staff Unions

Reshaping Industrial Relations.
Introduced by Graham Turner.


Presenter: Graham Turner
Director: John Twitchin
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Play School

A programme for children under 5.


Presenter: Diane Dorgan
Presenter: Rick Jones

: Jackanory: The Outlanders: The Golden Arrow

by Helen Cresswell
with John Neville



Author: Helen Cresswell
Storyteller: John Neville

: Blue Peter

With Valerie Singleton, John Noakes, Peter Purves.


Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Presenter: John Noakes
Presenter: Peter Purves
Producer: Rosemary Gill
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Further Adventures of Dr Dolittle: A Girl for Grego Gorilla

Dr Dolittle has a problem on his hands when Grego Gorilla goes off his food.

: Sir Prancelot

The adventures of an inventive knight on his journeys to the crusades. Sir Prancelot completes his great invention at Castlecreek.
Written, drawn and produced by John Ryan



Voices: Peter Hawkins
Writer/Illustrator/Producer: John Ryan

: National News

and Weather

: Nationwide

News and opinions from the country at large, and, in particular, Your Region Tonight including Regional Weather. Co-ordinated by Michael Barratt and Bob Wellings.


Presenter: Michael Barratt
Presenter: Bob Wellings

: Tom and Jerry: It's Greek to Me-ow

Tom and Jerry playing Cat and Mouse

: Owen MD: Black Sheep: Part 2

by Luanshya Greer
Starring Nigel Stock
With Joan Newell

"I used to work for him. Suddenly I wasn't good enough any more. You saw it tonight."



Writer: Luanshya Greer
'Sherpa' trained by: Sal Keegan
Designer: Gavin Davies
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Robert Knights
Dr Thomas Owen: Nigel Stock
Meg Owen: Joan Newell
Alan Burton: Mark Jones
Janice Burton: Rosemary McHale
Billy Burton: Don Hawkins
Mabel Weston: Freda Bamford
Charles Weston: Keith Marsh
Amy: Valerie Holliman

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Tony Blackburn.
Top of the Pops Orchestra
Pan's People


Presenter: Tony Blackburn
Musicians: Top of the Pops Orchestra
Musical Director: Johnny Pearson
Dancers: Pan's People
Choreography: Flick Colby
Sound: Richard Chamberlain
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: The Brighton Belle: In for the Night

by Alan Melville
Starring Flora Robson
with Glyn Houston
The 11.00 pm train from Victoria to Brighton and the talk is of burglars... and the burgled.


Writer: Alan Melville
Designer: James Bould
Producer: Robin Nash
Mrs Craig: Flora Robson
Mrs King: Nora Nicholson
Fred: Norman Chappell
Kinks: Bill Lyons
Face: Ray Barron
Fat man: Percy Hoskins
Kenny: Tom Chadbon
PC Dawson: Andrew Carr
Det-Sgt Oliver: Glyn Houston
Dr Latham: Geoffrey Lumsden
Taxi driver: Alec Coleman
Housekeeper: Connie Merigold
Mr Benson: Hugh Morton

: Holiday 72

with Cliff Michelmore
A weekly mixture of dreams, facts and figures to help you plan your holiday.
Fishing: Packaged fishing holidays are big business, and countries that guarantee a good holiday and a good catch hook the anglers. Holiday 72 goes to the famous West-port Sea Angling Festival, and finishes off the trip with salmon and trout fishing.

Jumbo Jet: Ticket prices tumble to an all-time low on 1 February. Package holidays or just visits to see relatives will attract large numbers of Britons. Most .people will cross the Atlantic on Jumbo Jets. After all the adverse publicity, what will a potential passenger face?

(Holiday 72 Competition: page 9)


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Producer: Tom Savage

: Nine O'Clock News

Presented by Kenneth Kendall


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: Play for Today: Still Waters

by Julia Jones
[Starring] Margery Mason as Maud, Bryan Pringle as Nelson and Richard Pearson as Alfred
(Radio Times People: page 4)


Writer: Julia Jones
Music: Herbert Chappell
Sound Recordist: Simon Wilson
Cameraman: Brian Tufano
Film Editor: Roy Watts
Script Editor: Ann Scott
Producer: Graeme McDonald
Director: James MacTaggart
Maud: Margery Mason
Nelson: Bryan Pringle
Alfred: Richard Pearson
The Girl: Lorna Heilbron
The Boy: Paul Aston
The Child: Emma Jane Davies

: European Skating: 1972 European Figure Skating Championships: The Men's Championship

from Gothenburg, Sweden.
Tonight: The Men's Championship.
The reigning champion Ondrej Nepela of Czechoslovakia defends his title.
British champion Haig Oundjian will be looking to improve on his third place of last year, and John Curry will also be expected to finish amongst the leaders.


Skater: Ondrej Nepela
Skater: Haig Oundjian
Skater: John Curry
Commentator: Alan Weeks

: 24 Hours

Presented by Ludovic Kennedy
With Austin Mitchell
and reports from Bernard Falk, Max Hastings, James Hogg, David Jessel, David Lomax, Tom Mangold, Barrie Penrose and David Taylor special contributions from Keith Kyle and Robert McKenzie
with the latest news in pictures


Presenter: Ludovic Kennedy
Presenter: Austin Mitchell
Reporter: Bernard Falk
Reporter: Max Hastings
Reporter: James Hogg
Reporter: David Jessel
Reporter: David Lomax
Reporter: Tom Mangold
Reporter: Barrie Penrose
Reporter: David Taylor
Special contribution: Keith Kyle
Special contribution: Robert McKenzie

: People Ltd: Part 1: Has the Boss a Future?

The human side of organisations.
Presented by John Timpson and Tony Eccles.


Presenter: John Timpson
Presenter: Tony Eccles
Director: John Twitchin
Producer: Peter Riding

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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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