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: On the Spot

by Edgar Wallace.
(to 16.30)


Author: Edgar Wallace
Production: Royston Morley
Tony Perelli: Arthur Gomez
Chief Detective Commissioner John Kelly: Percy Parsons
Con O'Hara: Edmund Willard
Minn Lee: Jill Esmond
Maria Pouliski: Joan Miller
Angelo Verona: Alan Keith
Jimmy McGarth: Richard Newton
Mike Feemey: Harry Hutchinson
A Priest: J Adrian Byrne
A Doctor: Frank Thornton Bassett
A Nurse: Peggy Stacey
Patrolman Ryan: Alex McCrindle

: London Wall

A play by John van Druten.
(This programme will be repeated on Monday, May 8)


Writer: John van Druten
Production: Michael Barry
Birkinshaw: Lewis Stringer
Eric Brewer: Martin Walker
Miss Hooper: Nadine March
Miss Janus: Barbara Couper
Pat Milligan: Pamela Standish
Miss Willesden: Margaret Watson
Hec Hammond: Desmond Tester
Miss Bufton: Sandra Lawson
Mr Walker: Aubrey Mather (by permission of Stephen Mitchell)

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.

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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