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: For the Children: Muffin the Mule

with Annette Mills (who writes the songs) and Ann Hogarth (who pulls the strings).


Presenter/songwriter: Annette Mills
Puppeteer: Ann Hogarth
Producer: Nan MacDonald

: For the Children: The Three Bears

by Eric Coates.
Adapted from the original by Joy Newton.
Harry Rutherford sketches the characters.
(The dancers appear by permission of the Administrator of Covent Garden Opera Trust)
(to 18.00)


Composer: Eric Coates
Artist: Harry Rutherford
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Settings: Richard Henry
Choreography: Margaret Dale
Adapted from the original by: Joy Newton
Producer: Naomi Capon
Goldilocks: Angela Walton
Baby Bear: Anne Negus
Mother Bear: Julia Farron
Father Bear: Leslie Edwards

: Weekly Review

Richard Dimbleby recalls events from last week's television news-reels.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby

: John Vallier (piano)


Pianist: John Vallier

: Dinner at Eight

(See above)
(Second performance on Thursday at 8.0 p.m.)
Lionel Hale on the play - page 47

: News

(sound only)

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.

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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.

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