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: Pogles' Wood: Bears in the Wood

Today's Watch with Mother


Voices: Olwen Griffiths
Voices: Steve Woodman
Voices: Oliver Postgate

: Champion the Wonder Horse

Champion is the leader of a herd of wild horses,

: Canoe

8: In the surf
Filmed at Sennen Cove and Bude in Cornwall, with ALEX and CLARE ALLEN from Penzance; and competitors in the National Championships.
Introduced by JOHN EARLE


Unknown: Clare Allen
Introduced By: John Earle
Director: John Rickword
Producer: John Dobson

: Closedown

: Interval

: Disc a Dawn

Welsh pop show
(English transmitters only)

: Interval

: Camberwick Green: Mr Crockett the Garage Man

Today's Watch with Mother

: News

Weatherman JACK SCOTT


Unknown: Jack Scott

: Closedown

: The Sky at Night

How Far are the Stars?
The nearest star - not counting our own sun, which is a star -is 25 million million miles from us.
Patrick Moore uses a school cricket-pitch to show how the distances of the stars have been worked out: and he explains that, because the light of stars travels so far to reach us, we see many of them not as they are now but as they were centuries ago.


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Director: Patricia Wood
Producer: Patricia Owtram

: Good Sailing

9: Coastal Navigation
How to use charts, navigational instruments and the buoyage system.
Introduced by ALEC MILLER


Introduced By: Alec Miller
Producer: Brenda Horsfield

: Sights and Sounds of Britain

' A Hard Kind of Paradise!
The boats are 2,000 years old and the 17th century is yours for a shilling. The past is clear enough. The future, like the road signs, is a little obscure.
Director ALAN BELL


Narrator: Henley Thomas
Director: Alan Bell
Producer: Michael Croucher

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Jackanory

with Roy Kinnear Dragon in Danger by ROSEMARY MANNING
Today ' The Men from Potterfield '


Unknown: Roy Kinnear
Unknown: Rosemary Manning

: Laurel and Hardy: Thicker than Water

Two of the world's greatest laughter-makers.

When Ollie finds it necessary to make some economies, Stan helps him to save time as well as money.


Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: John Craven's Newsround

Rapid reports of unusual events.

: Before the Event

presented by Anne Nightingale Gymnastics with Nik Stuart
(National Gymnastics Coach of Great Britain)
To find out how strength and skill are turned into an art, children from Derbyshire and Nottingham-shire joined the members of the National Gymnastics squad at practice. The squad, with their coach Nik Stuart , for 10 years British champion, will soon be off to the Olympics.
Producer DAVID TURNBULL (from Bristol) (Radio Times Women: page 4)


Presented By: Anne Nightingale
Unknown: Nik Stuart
Unknown: Nik Stuart
Director: Brian Hawkins
Producer: David Turnbull

: Hector's House

: Nationwide

With the news and views in your area tonight including FANNY CRADOCK who cooks Nationwide into Europe. Presented by MICHAEL BARRATT and BOB WELLINGS


Unknown: Fanny Cradock
Presented By: Michael Barratt
Presented By: Bob Wellings

: Spy Trap

Paul Daneman , Julian Glover in Double Agent by ROBERT BARR 1: Marie Hansen is free: Rankin's made sure of it. And she's not gone empty handed...
Serial devised by ROBERT BARR
(Episode 2 tomorrow 7.0 pm; cast p 46)


Unknown: Paul Daneman
Unknown: Robert Barr
Unknown: Marie Hansen
Unknown: Robert Barr

: Star Trek

This week: The Apple
To the landing party from the uss Enterprise, it seems like a blooming paradise at first, but the flowers spew death, and the natives don't know about the birds and the bees.


Captain Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Dr McCoy: de Forest Kelley
Scott: James Doohan
Chekov: Walter Koenig
Martha Landon: Celeste Yarnall
AEuta: Keith Andes

: Lord Peter Wimsey: Clouds of Witness: 3

by Dorothy L. Sayers, adapted in five parts by Anthony Steven
with Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter

An important clue ... a new suspect ... then suddenly unexpectedly, a confession to murder.


Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
Adapted by: Anthony Steven
Designer: Raymond Cusick
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Hugh David
Monsieur Briquet: Andre Maranne
Det-Inspector Parker: Mark Eden
Mlle Chataigneau: Anne de Vigier
Lord Peter Wimsey: Ian Carmichael
Bunter: Glyn Houston
Sir Andrew Tarrant: Lockwood West
Cynthia Tarrant: Kate O'Mara
Lady Mary Wimsey: Rachel Herbert
Erica Heath Warburton: Frances Jeater
Jocelyn Peake: Richard Cornish
George Goyles: David Hargreaves
Dowager Duchess: Isabel Jeans
Duke of Denver: David Langton
Sir Impey Biggs: Francis de Wolff
Mr Murbles: John Wyse

: Nine O'Clock News

presented this week by Richard Baker with the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weather


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Sportsnight

The Amateur Boxing Association Championships
The semi-finals from Belle Vue, Manchester, as the finest amateur boxers in Britain compete for places in the ABA finals on 5 May - and for the Olympic Games selection for Munich later this year. Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
European Soccer news spanning British club participation - Celtic, Rangers, Wolves and Spurs.
Boxing TV presentation by RAY LAKELAND Producer JONATHAN MARTIN Editor SAM LEITCH


Presentation By: Ray Lakeland
Producer: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Sam Leitch

: Talkback

with Michael Barratt
Put your own views on some of the week's television programmes to the people who made them.


Unknown: Michael Barratt
Producer: Margaret Douglas

: 24 Hours

with the latest news in pictures

: Weatherman

National and Regional News and Weather (except London) Closedown

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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