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: Watch with Mother: Mary, Mungo and Midge: Clocks



Music: Johnny Pearson

: Casey Jones

The Cannonball Express.

: Attenborough and Animals

David Attenborough with the help of animals in the studio recalls some of his travels abroad.
2: Lizards from Australia


Unknown: David Attenborough

: Adventures of Tin Tin: The Crab with the Golden Claw: Part 6

Tin Tin and Captain Haddock turn the tables on their enemy.

: Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Created by: Serge Danot
Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: Closedown

: All in a Day's Work

Trade Unionists

: Watch with Mother: Pogles' Wood: Bears in the Wood


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

: News

Weatherman KEITH BEST

: Closedown

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Jackanory

with Harry Fowler
This week: Ginger Over the Wall by PRUDENCE ANDREW
The story of four boys in a gang -Ginger, Tiny, Toni and Andy. Part 1: Lost - and Found


Unknown: Harry Fowler

: Penelope Pitstop

A cartoon series,

: It's Your Word

Question-Master Ray Alan
A knock-out quiz with teams of boys and girls from all over the country.
This week a team from Caernarvonshire competes against a team from Devonshire
(from Bristol)


Question-Master: Ray Alan
Questions by: Ken Blakeson
Questions by: Jean Cooke
Director: Cynthia Paul
Producer: Brian Hawkins

: Sir Prancelot

: National News

and Weather

: London This Week

People, places and events in the news around town


Presenter: Clive Jacobs
Editor: Roger Ecclestone

: Animals at Home

Peter West sits tall in the saddle when he visits a riding school for his first lesson, and Nick Hender son goes to Hertfordshire to find the smallest horse in the world.
Producer MIKE BEGG
Series producer BARRIE EDGAR


Unknown: Nick Hender
Producer: Barrie Edgar

: The Movie Quiz

Television's big quiz show in which two star-studded teams from the cinema test their knowledge of 50 years of film comedies, dramas, musicals, and westerns.
Chairman Robin Ray presides over the game in which Michael Parkinson helped this week by Hildegard Neil, Jenny Agutter challenges Sylvia Syms with Tom Courtenay, Michael Jayston
(From Manchester)


Chairman: Robin Ray
Team captain: Michael Parkinson
Panellist: Hildegard Neil
Panellist: Jenny Agutter
Team captain: Sylvia Syms
Panellist: Tom Courtenay
Panellist: Michael Jayston
Questions set by: Peter Noble
Director: John C. Miller
Producer: John Buttery

: Z Cars

A Neighbour's Goods by LESLIE DUXBURY Part 1: starring
John Slater , Geoffrey Whitehead with Ian Cullen , Douglas Fielding
(Part 2 tomorrow, 7.5 pm: cast p 30) A dead woman. And Sergeant
Miller suspects trouble ..


Unknown: John Slater
Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead
Unknown: Ian Cullen
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Ken Hannam

: The Virgin Fellas

starring Hugh Lloyd , Ron Frazer with and ' The Fellas '
Episode 3 of a seven-part series
With the arrival of Michelle the men move into sleeping quarters which are strictly for the birds.
An Australian film series written and directed by DAVID CROFT


Unknown: Hugh Lloyd
Unknown: Ron Frazer
Directed By: David Croft
Hoffnung: Alastair Duncan
Michelle: Kate Fitzpatrick
Abigail: Elli MacLure
Nanny: Ann Sidney
Friday: Katie Sheil
Lolita -: Sue Lloyd
Tuesday: Briony Behets
Wednesday: Nicola Flamer-Caldera
Buster: Jenny Hayes

: The Olympians

Tonight: Fany Blankers-Koen
The flying Dutchwoman who won four gold medals at the 1948 Olympic Games in London.
(Radio Times Olympic Summer of Sport, available from newsagents: 25p)


Producer: Leslie Kettley

: Panorama from Scotland

The most famous shipyard in Britain, the John Brown yard on Clydeside, is today taken over by the Marathon Company of America. Where the Queen Mary, the Queen Elizabeth and the QE2 were built, oil rigs for the North Sea will be constructed. Panorama tonight comes live from the yard.
But, as Scotland moves into the oil business, it also faces problems like the 150,000 people who at present haven't got a job. While the dole queues wait for work, money pours into and through Scotland in a gigantic oil bonanza. Will this new-found wealth help Scotland's, unemployed? Will Scotland benefit from the vast amount of back-up facilities required by the oil industry?
Richard Kershaw investigates and asks: has Scotland struck it rich? In the Marathon yard Panorama discusses with government ministers, opposition politicians, unions and business interests the future of Scotland.


Reporter: Richard Kershaw
Assistant Editor: David Harrison
Editor: Robert Rowland

: Nine O'Clock News

with Kenneth Kendall; Weather


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: Doomwatch: Enquiry

by John Gould
[Starring] John Paul, John Barron, Elizabeth Weaver, John Bown
with Joby Blanshard, Vivien Sherrard

'The toxic particles are released in the form of an aerosol... It makes it possible to defeat an enemy army without inflicting any casualties on them or on the civilian population.'


Writer: John Gould
Designer: Ray London
Producer: Terence Dudley
Director: Pennant Roberts
Mike Clark: Jack Tweddle
Tractor driver: Malcolm Johns
Dr Anne Tarrant: Elizabeth Weaver
Dr Evans: Michael Forrest
Dr Spencer Quist: John Paul
Dr Margery Becker: Margaret Ashcroft
Dr O'Dell: Eddie Doyle
Colonel Jones: Barrie Cookson
Barbara Mason: Vivien Sherrard
Cmdr Neil Stafford: John Bown
Susan Lewis: Ann Curthoys
Colin Bradley: Joby Blanshard
Stephen Grigg: Michael Keating
Mr Clark: James Ottaway

: An Hour with....The Liver Birds

The first in a new series of programmes featuring top names in light entertainment who subsequently talk about their career and their favourite films. This week: star in The Liver Birds followed by The Liver Birds' Cinema
Cliff Michelmore invites Polly James and Nerys Hughes to talk about their careers and choose scenes from films which they have enjoyed.
Liver Birds:
Script JACK SEDDON and DAVID PURSALL Incidental music RONNIE HAZLEHURST Producer DOUGLAS ARGENT Liver Birds' Cinema:
Producer JOHN BUTTERY (from Manchester) (Radio Times People: page 4)


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Polly James
Unknown: Nerys Hughes
Script: Jack Seddon
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Director: Peggy Walker
Producer: John Buttery
Beryl and: Polly James
Sandra: Nerys Hughes
Stan: Paul Angelis
Giles: Timothy Carlton
Tom Wainwright: Frederick Treves
Hugh: Peter Fontaine
Farmer: Gordon Faith

: Late Night News

: Athlete

Five weeks to the Olympic Games at Munich. RON PICKERING continues his series about the track and field events.
8: Putting the Shot with GEOFF CAPES


Director: John Rickword
Producer: John Dobson

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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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