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: Newsreel

(Composite edition)
(to 16.00)

: For the Children: The Squirrel, the Hare, and the Little Grey Rabbit: Episode 5: Little Grey Rabbit and the Speckledy Hen

by Alison Uttley with Sally Bussell as Fuzzypeg.
Told by Jan Bussell and Ann Hogarth with their Hogarth Glove Puppets.


Writer: Alison Uttley
Fuzzypeg: Sally Bussell
Storyteller/puppeteer: Jan Bussell
Storyteller/puppeteer: Ann Hogarth
Producer: Naomi Capon

: For the Children: Soccer

The last of a series on how to play this game.

: For the Children: Let's Join Norman Caley

(to 17.30)


Performer: Norman Caley
Producer: Rex Tucker

: Starlight: Mary Naylor


Singer: Mary Naylor

: London Town

Written by John Rowdon and George Moresby White.
A magazine of past and present stories of the world's greatest city.
Told by Richard Dimbleby.
including Film sequences made by the Television Film Unit
All correspondence in connection with this programme should be addressed to 'London Town' [address removed]


Writer: John Rowdon
Writer: George Moresby White Narrator: Richard Dimbleby
Edited and produced by: Stephen McCormack

: In the News

An unrehearsed discussion on topics of the week.
Chairman: Graham Hutton
Speakers: W. J. Brown, Michael Foot, M.P., Robert Boothby, M.P., A. J. P. Taylor.


Chairman: Graham Hutton
Speaker: W. J. Brown
Speaker: Michael Foot
Speaker: Robert Boothby
Speaker: A. J. P. Taylor
Arranged by: Edgar Lustgarten
Producer: John Irwin

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.00)

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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