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: Demonstration Film

(to 12.00)

: Films for Children

The Flying Skyscraper
A film about the great Brabazon aircraft, which made its first flight a few months ago.
Commentary spoken by John Mills.

3.10 Cinemagazine
How drop castings are made; taking down the familiar lion from the Lion Brewery where the 1951 exhibition is being prepared; flint knapping.

3.20-4.0 The Mystery Squadron: Episode 10: Clipped Wings/Episode 11: The Beast at Bay
A Film Serial.


Commentary (The Flying Skyscraper): John Mills

: Newsreel

: Kaleidoscope

An entertainment magazine for the family including:

Close-up, on the familiar and unfamiliar

Boniface Bolus, C.I.D
by Alan Stranks and Tom Fallon.
[Starring] Cameron Hall

Dance Time: Boyer and Ravel

Song Time: Isabel Bigley

Ronnie Waldman's Puzzle Corner including the 'Deliberate Mistake'

This week's viewer competitor from... Tooting

Mr. Pastry Gets a Job
[Starring] Richard Hearne

Programme introduced by McDonald Hobley.
The Kaleidoscope Girls

Viewers who live in the Tooting district of South-west London are invited to place a copy of this Radio Times in their windows by 5.0 p.m. if they wish to become the competitor in tonight's "Puzzle Corner".


Writer (Boniface Bolus, C.I.D): Alan Stranks
Writer (Boniface Bolus, C.I.D): Tom Fallon
Boniface Bolus (Boniface Bolus, C.I.D): Cameron Hall
Dancers (Dance Time): Boyer and Ravel
Singer (Song Time): Isabel Bigley
Presenter (Puzzle Corner): Ronnie Waldman
Mr. Pastry (Mr. Pastry Gets a Job): Richard Hearne
Presenter: McDonald Hobley
Dancers: The Kaleidoscope Girls
Dance Director: Joan Davis
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Assistant producer: Leslie Jackson
Producer: Ronald Waldman

: Background to the Budget

An examination of the conditions that govern budget-making
How does the Chancellor of the Exchequer plan a new Budget? What information is available to him? Where does the money come from? What decides direct or indirect taxation?
Illustrated by acted scenes and by animated diagrams made by the Bureau of Current Affairs
Spokesman: Graham Hutton economist, and broadcaster


Spokesman: Graham Hutton
Producer: Grace Windham Goldie

: 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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