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: Watch with Mother: Joe: Joe and the Pram

Story by Alison Prince.



Writer: Alison Prince
Illustrator: Joan Hickson

: Closedown

: 'Steddfod Llangollen

Llangollen Musical Eisteddfod

: The Race to the White House

Who will be the Democratic challenger to President Nixon? Can anyone stop Senator George McGovern getting the nomination? Michael Charlton and Julian Pettifer report direct from Miami Beach on the first night of 'the greatest political show on earth,' the US National Conventions.
Presented in association with EBU and the US Networks
(Who will rule the West?: pages 3-5)


Reporter: Michael Charlton
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Producer: John Reynolds

: Trumpton: Miss Lovelace and the Mayor's Hat



Animation: Bura and Hardwick

: News


Weatherman: Keith Best

: Closedown

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Jackanory: Russian Folk Tales: The Princess Who Couldn't Smile

with John Stride
Today: The Princess Who Couldn't Smile


Storyteller: John Stride

: Vision On: Trees

Tony Hart, Pat Keysell and Ben Benison including The Prof and Wilfred Makepeace Lunn with another of his ingenious machines also The Burbles, Humphrey Umbrage and Susanne



Presenter/Artist: Tony Hart
Presenter: Pat Keysell
Mime: Ben Benison
Inventor: Wilfred Makepeace Lunn
Designer: John Bone
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: Scooby-Doo Where Are You!

A cartoon series

: Sir Prancelot

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) presented by Michael Barratt and Bob Wellings


Presenter: Michael Barratt
Presenter: Bob Wellings
Reporter: Brian Ash
Reporter: Robert Langley
Reporter: Lynn Lewis
Reporter: Jack Pizzey
Reporter: Joan Shenton
Reporter: Philip Tibenham
Editor: Michael Bunce

: Television Top of the Form: Quarter-final 4: Manchester v Stranraer

with Geoffrey Wheeler


Question-Master: Geoffrey Wheeler
Question set by: Boswell Taylor
Director: Peter Massey
Producer: Bill Wright

: Z Cars: The Wolf and The Sheep: Part 2

by Allan Prior
Starring James Ellis, Geoffrey Whitehead, Ian Cullen, Douglas Fielding

Miller gets some good advice!


Writer: Allan Prior
Script Editor: Tony Holland
Designer: Rosamund Inglis
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Mary Ridge
Judd: Barry Stanton
Jakey: J.G. Devlin
Pam Rutherford: Anita Carey
Det-Sgt Miller: Geoffrey Whitehead
DC Skinner: Ian Cullen
Rutherford: Ewan Roberts
PC Quilley: Douglas Fielding
Sgt Lynch: James Ellis
Mae: Hazel Coppen

: Tom and Jerry: Invisible Mouse

Tom and Jerry playing cat and mouse.

: Margaret Rutherford Stars...: Murder, She Said

Also starring Arthur Kennedy, Muriel Pavlow, James Robertson Justice

When an elderly spinster with an avid taste for detective stories sees a woman being strangled in a passing train, she decides to investigate for herself.
In tonight's film tribute to Margaret Rutherford, the celebrated British comedy actress creates for the screen one of Agatha Christie's most famous creations - the eccentric spinster-sleuth Miss Marple.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Screenplay: David Pursall
Screenplay: Jack Seddon
Based on the novel "4.50 from Paddington" by: Agatha Christie
Producer: George Brown
Director: George Pollock
Miss Marple: Margaret Rutherford
Dr Quimper: Arthur Kennedy
Emma: Muriel Pavlow
Mr Ackenthorpe: James Robertson Justice
Police Inspector Craddock: Charles Tingwell
Cedric: Thorley Walters
Harold: Conrad Phillips
Alexander: Ronnie Raymond
Mrs Kidder: Joan Hickson
Stringer: Stringer Davis
Brian Eastley: Ronald Howard
Albert: Gerald Cross
Hillman: Michael Golden
Bacon: Gordon Harris
Lucy: Barbara Hicks

: Nine O'clock News

with Richard Baker and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world


Newsreader: Richard Baker

: Andre Previn's Music Night

with the London Symphony Orchestra
leader John Georgiadis
Music for sheer enjoyment including three Dances from Copland's 'Rodeo' and Gershwin's Piano Concerto Soloist Andre Previn



Conductor/Pianist: Andre Previn
Musicians: London Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Leader: John Georgiadis
Designer: Keith Harris
Producer: John Culshaw

: Film 72

Philip Oakes previews and reviews the week's new films and talks to Keith Michell about Henry VIII and his Six Wives, which has its Royal Premiere this Thursday.


Presenter: Philip Oakes
Interviewee: Keith Michell
Producer: Ian Johnstone

: 24 Hours

The final week presented by Kenneth Allsop
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

plus the latest news in pictures


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
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 contributions: Keith Kyle
Special contributions: Robert McKenzie
Editor: Gordon Watts

: Viewpoint: Charles Causley

Peter Firth visits a Cornish poet.


Interviewee: Charles Causley
Interviewer: Peter Firth
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Weatherman

followed by Regional News and Weather

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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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