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



Pictures, animations and production: John Ryan

: Casey Jones

Adventure series

: Attenborough and Animals: 3: Ants and Termites

David Attenborough with the help of animals in the studio recalls some of his travels abroad.


Presenter: David Attenborough

: Adventures of Tintin: The Crab with the Golden Claw: Part 11

Snowy helps Tintin and Captain Haddock to escape, but they are parted in a sandstorm.

: Magic Roundabout


English version by: Eric Thompson

: Closedown

: Cricket: 4th Test

England v Australia
Fourth day: the whole of this morning's play direct from Headingley Introduced by PETER WEST
Television presentation by DAVID KENNING and RICHARD TILLING


Introduced By: Peter West
Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Ted Dexter
Presentation By: David Kenning
Presentation By: Richard Tilling

: Watch with Mother: Pogles' Wood: Bricks


Puppets and pictures: Peter Firmin

: News


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: Closedown

: Cricket: 4th Test

England v Australia
Further coverage of the fourth day's play direct from Headingley

: Play School

: Jackanory: Greek Legends: The War with the Titans

with Roy Dotrice

Monsters and magic, trickery and treachery and great quests in search of fabulous treasure - all come into this week's stories.



Storyteller: Roy Dotrice

: It's Your Word

Question-Master Ray Alan
A knock-out quiz
This week a team from Cambridgeshire competes against a team from Derbyshire
(from Bristol)


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

: Sir Prancelot

: London This Week

People, places and events in the news around town


Presenter: Clive Jacobs
Editor: Roger Ecclestone

: Animals at Home

A dog that doesn't like aniseed and a cat that doesn't like fish. Peter West and Nick Henderson visit a pet food testing-centre, and Peter West goes to a Cotswold farm where he's chased by blood-hounds.


Presenter: Peter West
Presenter: Nick Henderson
Producer: Mike Begg
Series Producer: Barrie Edgar

: The Movie Quiz

Television's big quiz show covering 50 years of film comedies, dramas, westerns and musicals.
Chairman Robin Ray presides over the return match between Sylvia Syms with Tom Courtenay , Michael Jayston and Michael Parkinson with Hildegard Neil , Jenny Agutter
Questions set by PETER NOBLE Director JOHN c. MILLER Producer JOHN BUTTERY (from Manchester)


Unknown: Robin Ray
Unknown: Sylvia Syms
Unknown: Tom Courtenay
Unknown: Michael Jayston
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Unknown: Hildegard Neil
Unknown: Jenny Agutter
Unknown: Peter Noble
Director: John C. Miller
Producer: John Buttery

: Z Cars: Loyalties: Part 1

by James Doran
Starring James Ellis, John Slater Douglas Fielding
with Geoffrey Hayes

Stolen gear - or planted? Stone and Lynch disagree...
(Part 2 tomorrow at 7.15 pm; for cast see page 28)


Writer: James Doran
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Paddy Russell
Sgt Lynch: James Ellis
PC Quilley: Douglas Fielding
Det-Sgt Stone: John Slater
DC Scatliff: Geoffrey Hayes

: The Virgin Fellas

A seven-part series starring
Hugh Lloyd and Ron Frazer with and ' The Fellas
Episode 4: When it comes to strip poker, the girls start at an obvious disadvantage!
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
Wed nesday: Nicola Flamer-Caldera
Buster: Jenny Hayes

: The Olympians

Tonight: Emil Zatopek
The famous Czech athlete who won all three distance races at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games.


Unknown: Emil Zatopek
Producer: Leslie Kettley

: Panorama: The Price of Your Car

This year nearly 100,000 people will be casualties on our roads. There are ways to reduce accidents - but they all cost money. Would you be prepared to pay £250 extra to have a safer car? Or be willing to be stopped at random by a policeman for a breath test? Or be legally compelled to wear a seat belt?
Tonight Panorama looks at the rising cost and suffering of road accidents, and asks what price are we prepared to pay to make our cars and roads safer?
with Michael Charlton, Nicholas Harman, Alan Hart, Richard Kershaw, Julian Pettifer



Reporter: Michael Charlton
Reporter: Nicholas Harman
Reporter: Alan Hart
Reporter: Richard Kershaw
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Producer: John Gau
Editor: Robert Rowland

: Nine O'Clock News

with Robert Dougall and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Doomwatch

John Paul , John Barron John Bown in Flood by IAN CURTEIS with Joby Blanshard Vivien Sherrard
' One more inch! A mere inch! And we would have had a full-scale disaster in the very heart of London.'


Unknown: John Paul
Unknown: John Barron
Unknown: John Bown
Unknown: Ian Curteis
Unknown: Joby Blanshard
Unknown: Vivien Sherrard
Producer: Terence Dudley
Director: Quentin Lawrence
Colin Bradley: Joby Blanshard
Dr Spencer Quist: John Paul
BBC reporter: Tim Nicholls
Critchley: Raymond Mason
Assistant: David Landon
Cmdr Neil Stafford: John Bown
Ericson: Wensley Pithey
The Minister: John Barron
Barbara Mason: Vivien Sherrard
Dr Ridley: Derek Benfield
General: Robert Raglan
GLC man: Robert James
Ministry of Defence man: Michael Lees
Lt Cmdr Morrison: Patrick Jordan

: An Hour with.... Jimmy Edwards

The second in a series featuring top Light Entertainment names. This week:
Jimmy Edwards in Whacko! with Julian Orchard Written by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN followed by Jimmy Edwards ' Cinema
Cliff Michelmore invites Jimmy Edwards to talk about his career and choose scenes from films which he has enjoyed.
Jimmy Edwards ' Cinema: Director TONY HARRISON Producer JOHN BUTTERY (from Manchester)


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Julian Orchard
Written By: Frank Muir
Written By: Denis Norden
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Producer: Douglas Argent
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Director: Tony Harrison
Producer: John Buttery
Headmaster: Jimmy Edwards
Pettigrew: Julian Orchard
Boddington: Timothy Carlton
Quiz-master: Barrie Gosney
Halliforth: Peter Greene
Dinwiddie: Harold Bennett
Contestant: Michael Stainton
Potter: Greg Smith
Hoyle: David Spooner
FigginS: Mark Rogers

: Late Night News

: Athlete: 9: Throwing the Discus

One month to the Olympic Games at Munich. Ron Pickering continues his series.
with John Le Masurier, Bill Tancred
(Radio Times Olympic Summer of Sport, available from newsagents: 25p)


Presenter: Ron Pickering
Coach: John Le Masurier
Athlete: Bill Tancred
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.

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.

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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.

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