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: The Unguarded Hour

by Bernard Merivale.
The action takes place in the Court of the Old Bailey, and at Sir Francis Dearden's house in Queen Anne's Gate, London
(Repeat performance)
(to 16.00)


Writer: Bernard Merivale
Producer: Fred O'Donovan
Sir Francis Dearden: Carleton Hobbs
Defending Counsel: Sydney Tafler
Judge: Graveley Edwards
Metcalfe: Patrick Boxill
Clerk of Court: Alban Blakelock
Usher: Alan Crawley
Lady Dearden: Marjorie Mars
Lady Henningway: Betty Hardy
Lord Henningway: Oliver Johnston
Sir Thomas Grainger: Richard Carey
Wallace: Basil Cunard
Diana Lewis: Patricia Laffan
Sergeant Atkins: Harry Fine
Col. William Mason: James Dale
Pewson: Arnold Ridley

: Starlight: Roberta

the French Cabaret Star

Don't be fright! There will be magic on the air when Sirdani comes along to the studio for the Variety show on Saturday.


Performer: Roberta

: News Map

J. F. Horrabin illustrates the facts behind the news.


Presenter: J. F. Horrabin

: Darts

A match between the Screen and BBC teams.


Commentator: George Harrison

: African Art

Leon Underwood, who has just returned from West Africa with a collection of African art, shows some striking examples of carving, pottery, and textiles.


Presenter: Leon Underwood
Presented by: Mary Adams

: Composer at the Piano: Anthony Hopkins


Pianist: Anthony Hopkins

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.10)

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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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