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: Newsreel

(Composite edition)
(to 12.00)

: Association Football Amateur Cup: Kingstonians v. Wimbledon

A visit to Kingston-on-Thames to see this afternoon's Amateur Cup Tie. Light permitting, the whole of the match will be televised.
(to 16.10 app.)


Commentator: Jimmy Jewell
Commentator: Peter Lloyd

: Family Affairs: 9: Henry's Folly

by Eric Maschwitz
From an idea by Betty Farmar
[Starring] Heather Thatcher and Michael Shepley

Being the story of the Connover family at home
(You are invited to meet the Connover family again next Saturday at 8.30)


Writer: Eric Maschwitz
From an idea by: Betty Farmar
Settings: Richard R. Greenough
Producer: Michael Mills
Linda: Heather Thatcher
Henry: Michael Shepley
Tony: Denis Gordon
Bunty: Betty Blackler
Martin: David Preston
Maggie: Madoline Thomas
Mr Rathbone: Harold Scott
Lady Fallowfield: Beryl Measor
Major Blessington-Piper: Anthony Holles
Potter: Wallas Eaton
Sylvia Blessington-Piper: Margaret Anderson

: Rooftop Rendezvous

Another visit to Television's own nightspot.
Al Burnett introduces Max Wall, Phil Phillips, Anita D'Ray, Dick James, Bill Harding, Horace Percival, Audrey Wayne, The Rooftop Lovelies, Eric Robinson and the Rendezvous Orchestra.


Presenter: Al Burnett
Comedian: Max Wall
Singer: Phil Phillips
Performer: Anita D'Ray
Singer: Dick James
Performer: Bill Harding
Performer: Horace Percival
Performer: Audrey Wayne
Performers: The Rooftop Lovelies
Musicians: Eric Robinson and the Rendezvous Orchestra
Dances arranged by: Leslie Roberts
Devised and produced by: Richard Afton

: Newsreel

(Repeat of Friday's edition)

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.30)

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.

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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.

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