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: For Young Children

Muffin the Mule: Peregrine the Penguin Goes Fishing
with Annette Mills (who writes the songs) and Ann Hogarth (who pulls the strings).

Songs You Can Sing with Elton Hayes and his Guitar

For Older Children
Ghosts of Hampton Court
The story of this famous building and some of the people who lived there.

Pantomime ballet from Denmark
In this film Carl Pedersen takes the part of a clown in scenes from four well-known Danish ballets.

(to 18.00)


Presenter/songwriter (Muffin the Mule): Annette Mills
Puppeteer (Muffin the Mule): Ann Hogarth
Guitarist/singer (Songs You Can Sing): Elton Hayes
Arranger (Ghosts of Hampton Court): J. A. Jerome
Illustrator (Ghosts of Hampton Court): Maurice Richards
Clown (Pantomime ballet from Denmark): Carl Pedersen
Director (Pantomime ballet from Denmark): Torben Anton Svendsen
Producer: Peter Thompson

: News at a Glance; followed by: The Duchess Of Malfi

John Webster's tragedy.
Adapted and produced by Stephen Harrison.
[Starring] Irene Worth
with William Devlin, David King-Wood, David Markham and Elwyn Brook-Jones.
The action takes place in Italy in the early sixteenth century.
(Second performance)


Author: John Webster
Adapted by/Producer: Stephen Harrison
Settings Designer: Barry Learoyd
Antonio: David Markham
Delio: Gordon Davies
Bosola: William Devlin
The Cardinal of Aragon, elder brother of the Duchess: Elwyn Brook-Jones
Ferdinand, Duke of Calabria, twin brother of the Duchess: David King-Wood
Silvio: Michael Raghan
Roderigo: William Patrick
Grisolan: Barry Phelps
The Duchess of Malfi: Irene Worth
Cariola, her waiting woman: Judith Tatham
Pescara: Edmund Gray
Madman: John Vere
Madman: Barry Phelps
Madman: Edmund Gray
Madman: Michael Raghan
Doctor: John Vere
Son of the Duchess and Antonio: Michael Cleveland
Court officers, servants, executioners: Miles Manderson
Court officers, servants, executioners: Kenneth Osborne
Court officers, servants, executioners: Christopher Page
Court officers, servants, executioners: Reeve Tyler

: What Do You Like?

Robert Silvey, Head of Listener and Viewer Research, offers viewers a chance to tell the BBC what sort of television programmes they like.


Presenter: Robert Silvey

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.50 app.)

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.

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