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: Hector's House

: Daktari

: Closedown

: Andy Pandy: Jack-in-a-box


Puppeteer: Cecil Stavordale
Puppeteer: Madge Stavordale
Puppeteer: Christopher Leith

: News



Unknown: Barbara Edwards

: Closedown

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Screen Test

Michael Rodd once again asks observation questions based upon scenes from feature films.
This week the contestants come from Conway and Pwllheli and will be looking at Flying Sorcerer, Castaway Cowboy and The Land That Time Forgot.
Producer JOHN BUTTERY (Manchester)


Unknown: Michael Rodd

: Here Come the Double Deckers: Robbie, the Robot

A comedy adventure series featuring a gang of children whose extraordinary adventures are hatched in a disused London Transport bus.


Director: Harry Booth
Producer: Roy Simpson
Tiger: Debbie Russ
Brains: Michael Audreson
Scooper: Peter Firth
Sticks: Bruce Clark
Doughnut: Douglas Simmonds
Spring: Brinsley Forde
Albert: Melvyn Hayes

: Sir Prancelot

The adventures of an inventive knight on his journeys to the crusades.
Written, drawn and produced by JOHN RYAN


Voices By: Peter Hawkins
Produced By: John Ryan

: National News

with Peter Woods Weatherman


Unknown: Peter Woods

: Your Region Tonight

Look North, South Today
Look East, Midlands Today
Points West, Spotlight South West followed by Regional Weather (London only: Nationwide)

: Tom and Jerry: Nit Witty Kitty

Tom and Jerry playing cat and mouse.

Nit Witty Kitty ...scatty catty?

: Sportstown

featuring this week
Plymouth v Bridgend
The last of the first-round matches. Bridgend are attempting to break the home team domination in the competition.
Their confidence is boosted by the strength of their tug o' war team. But Plymouth know that this threat can be counterbalanced by the introduction to the programme of the most popular sport of the martial arts - karate.
Producer PAUL LANG


Introduced By: David Vine
Introduced By: Ron Pickering
Producer: Paul Lang

: Star Trek: Friday's Child

This week: Friday's Child

: My Honourable Mrs

A seven-part comedy series by RICHARD WARING : starring
Derek Nimmo and Pauline Yates With AUBREY WOODS , ALAN CURTIS in Election Fever
When Jane is selected as Tory candidate for the Brinkley by-election, Henry decides to offer his assistance in canvassing. But, alas, his efforts are not altogether helpful.


Unknown: Richard Waring
Unknown: Derek Nimmo
Unknown: Pauline Yates
Unknown: With Aubrey Woods
Unknown: Alan Curtis
Music By: Dennis Wilson
Unknown: Andrew Faulds.
Designer: Barbara Gosnold
Producer: Graeme Muir
Henry Prendergast: Derek Nimmo
Trevor: Aubrey Woods
Susan: Caroline Dowdeswell
Sarah: Sylvestra Le Touzel
Tim: Anthony Howden
William: Nicholas Drake
Jane Prendergast: Pauline Yates
Eric Forbes: Alan Curtis
Miss Wilkins: Primi Townsend
Policeman: Ken Haward
Telegraph boy: David Ashley

: The Likes Of....

Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone
A new film series which portrays in pictures and music the likes and dislikes of six well-known men and women.
In an illustrated conversation former Lord Chancellor and Tory Peer LORD HAILSHAM talks about a whole range of his personal tastes: Sir Winston Churchill and Sir Charles Chaplin , Zeus and Lesbia's sparrow, Elizabeth R and Rev Ian Paisley , Flashman and Mary Poppins.
In sharing his fancies and phobias Lord Hailsham reveals aspects of himself the public rarely sees.
Film editor PETER GORDON Producer ROGER MILLS Director JOHN BUSH


Unknown: Charles Chaplin
Unknown: Ian Paisley
Unknown: Mary Poppins.
Editor: Peter Gordon
Director: John Bush

: Nine O'Clock News

with Kenneth Kendall and Peter Woods ; Weather


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall
Unknown: Peter Woods

: The Monday Film: King and Country

starring Dirk Bogarde
Tom Courtenay , Leo McKern with Barry Foster
The place is Passchendaele in 1917, and a young soldier awaits Court Martial for desertion. Despite an impassioned plea for justice by the officer detailed to defend him. Pte Hamp is inevitably found guilty.
Films: page 8


Unknown: Dirk Bogarde
Unknown: Tom Courtenay
Unknown: Leo McKern
Unknown: Barry Foster
Director: Joseph Losey
Capt Hargreaves: Dirk Bogarde
Hamp: Tom Courtenay
Capt O'SuUivan: Leo McKern
Lt Webb: Barry Foster
Capt Midgley: James Villiers
Colonel: Peter Copley

: Read All About It

Introduced and edited by Melvyn Bragg
Paperbacks of the Week chosen by Kenny Everett with Jilly Cooper and Margaret Drabble With them in the studio: Authors of the Week with books freshly out in paperback
Claud Cockburn : Bestseller - a not entirely serious look at the books which sold in their tens of thousands between 1900 and 1939. Peter Nichols : The Freeway - the latest play by the author of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg and The National Health.
Melvyn Bragg 's' Review ': page 54


Edited By: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Kenny Everett
Unknown: Jilly Cooper
Unknown: Margaret Drabble
Unknown: Claud Cockburn
Unknown: Peter Nichols
Director: Julia Matheson
Director: Melvyn Bragg

: The Sky at Night

The New Moon
Six years ago, in July 1969, the first man landed on the moon. At a major international conference held in London last month, experts from all over the world met to discuss the results of their work on the material obtained by the Apollo missions.
Patrick Moore , who took part in the conference, talks to the scientists about some of the new and unexpected conclusions which have emerged and discusses their importance with Professor Geoffrcy Eglinton of Bristol University.


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Patricia Wood

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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.

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