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: Newsreel

(Composite edition)
(to 12.00)

: Association Football: Enfield v. Cambridge Town

at Enfield Stadium in an Athenian League match.
(to 15.55)


Commentator: Jimmy Jewell
Commentator: Cliff Michelmore

: For the Children: Telescope

Introduced by Peter Madden.

Your Puppy
Elizabeth Cruft with a popular breed.

The Adventures of Butterball
Written by Jill Allgood.

Story told by Valerie Hobson and Butterball.

Musical Child
Introducing Anne Ashenhurst (violin).

Make a Model Theatre: 2
Hugh Gee builds it in stages.

Cookery for Children
Kitty Wilson makes animal biscuits and apple men.

Children of Other Countries

Competition Corner

Write an Essay

How To
Valerie Hobson shows you some exciting ideas for Christmas presents you can make.

Something of the history of chess explained by Alex Hammond.

Build a Model Yacht with Vincent Harris

Loose Box
The choir of the St. Albans Grammar School for girls.

(to 18.00)


Editor: Jill Allgood
Deviser: Cecil Madden
Presenter: Peter Madden
Item presenter (Your Puppy): Elizabeth Cruft
Writer (The Adventures of Butterball): Jill Allgood
Drawings (The Adventures of Butterball): Jock Gaffron
Storyteller (The Adventures of Butterball)/item presenter (How To): Valerie Hobson
Violinist (Musical Child): Anne Ashenhurst
Item presenter (Making a Model Theatre): Hugh Gee
Cook (Cookery for Children): Kitty Wilson
Editor (Competition Corner): Macgregor Urquhart
Item presenter (Chess): Alex Hammond
Item presenter (Build a Model Yacht): Vincent Harris

: Wilfred Pickles: At Home

In the last programme in this series Wilfred Pickles invites:
Mrs. Clara Baker, from Morecambe, Lanes.
Mr. and Mrs. William Horsington, from Abergavenny
Walter Tanner, from Bromyard, Worcester
Mrs. Marjorie Veal, from Tuffley, Gloucestershire
Owen Williams, from Blaenau Ffestiniog
Kathleen O'Farrell, from London


Presenter: Wilfred Pickles
Guest: Mrs. Clara Baker
Guest: Mr. William Horsington
Guest: Mrs. William Horsington
Guest: Walter Tanner
Guest: Mrs. Marjorie Veal
Guest: Owen Williams
Guest: Kathleen O'Farrell
Producer: Norman Swallow

: Stars in Your Eyes

A new presentation on an old theme.
Introduced by John Ridley.


Presenter: John Ridley
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Producer: Henry Caldwell

: Retrospect 1948

A television newsreel film, first shown on New Year's Eve, 1948.
It covers a hundred subjects and includes such events as the Olympic Games, the beginning of the Berlin Blockade, and the scenes in London at the birth of Prince Charles.

: Newsreel

: News

(sound only)
(to 23.00)

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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.

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