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: Pest Pilot

An epic of the air.
With Polly Ward as Lady April, Eric Fawcett as Lord Bertie, John Lothar, John Miller, Caven Watson, The Three Admirals and The BBC Television Orchestra
Conducted by Ronnie Munro


Book and lyrics: Roger MacDougall
Book and lyrics: Allan MacKinnon
Music: Roger MacDougall
Musicians: The BBC Television Orchestra
Orchestra conductor: Ronnie Munro
Production: Moultrie R. Kelsall
Lady April: Polly Ward
Lord Bertie: Eric Fawcett
Lieutenant Pierre Duval: John Lothar
Algy: John Miller
Hughie MacFarlane: Caven Watson
Trio of Airmen: The Three Admirals

: Picture Page (241st edition)

A Topical Magazine.
(to 16.00)


Editor: Cecil Madden
Producer: Philip Bate
Interviewer: Leslie Mitchell
Switchboard Girl: Joan Miller

: Cabaret

(Details as Tuesday, 3.0)

: Picture Page (242nd edition)

(Details as 3.40)
(to 22.20)

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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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