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: Potter

A new comedy by Ben Travers.
[Starring] Clifford Mollison, Winifred Shotter, Reginald Tate
The action takes place in the sitting-room of April Cottage, Old Whortle, Somerset. It begins in the afternoon of a day in late spring.
(Second performance of the programme televised on December 23)

(to 16.45)


Writer: Ben Travers
Producer: Campbell Logan
Settings: Barry Learoyd
Mrs. Luck: Vi Stevens
Joe Merry: Clifford Mollison
William Bagshot: Vernon Kelso
Ivy Bagshot: Joan Lang
Bill Bagshot: John Bryning
Audrey Eyre: Janet Wynne
Potter: Arthur Hambling
Sydney Beade: Hugh Dempster
Ella Glenney: Winifred Shotter
Beaumont Pride: Reginald Tate
The Dowager Countess of Axbridge: Ruth Taylor

: Radio Revels

[Starring] Michael Miles
including 'I Want to be a Conductor'
In which members of the audience are invited to conduct the orchestra
'Yes-No' Interlude, and 'Know your Songs'.


Presenter: Michael Miles
Presentation: Bill Ward

: Picture Page

A Topical Magazine.
Edited and introduced by Joan Gilbert.


Editor/presenter: Joan Gilbert
Interviewer: Leslie Mitchell
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: Newsreel

(Repeat of Monday's edition)

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.15)

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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.

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