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: For the Children: Junior Wranglers

Questions sent by viewers are discussed by Gillian Poole (14); Brian Pollitt (15); Derek Kiernan (15); Norma Ellis (15).
Chairman: Peter Watson


Panellist: Gillian Poole
Panellist: Brian Pollitt
Panellist: Derek Kiernan
Panellist: Norma Ellis
Chairman: Peter Watson
Programme producer: John Irwin

: For the Children: Midshipman Barney: Part 1

A sequel to "The Powder Monkey" in two parts.
Freely adapted for television by Macgregor Urquhart from a novel "The Phantom Frigate" by Arthur Groom.
(Second performance of the programme televised last Tuesday)
(William Hyde is appearing at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park)
(to 18.05)


Author (The Phantom Frigate): Arthur Groom
Adapted for television by: Macgregor Urquhart
Producer: Alan Bromly
Settings: Richard Henry
Barney: Sean Lynch
Ben: David Davies
Mellifont: Michael Ward
Brooks: Kenneth Cleveland
Sam Draxley: Edgar K. Bruce
Jules: John Baker
Sir George Blandly-Gore: Philip Ray
Snowy: Harry Quashie
Guard: Baba Russell
Guard: Charles Olatunde
Seaman: William Hyde
Seaman: Alan Gore Lewis
Seaman: Ralph Hiles
Seaman: Jim O'Brady

: Weekly Review

Richard Dimbleby recalls events from last week's Television News-reels.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby

: Square Pegs

A comedy by Lionel Brown.
(Second performance on Thursday at 8.30 p.m.)
Lionel Hale on the play-facing page


Writer: Lionel Brown
Producer: Kenneth Milne Buckley
Settings designer: James Bould
Charlie: Cavan Malone
Julia: Terry Randall
Helen: Margaret Barton
Ralph: Michael Ashwin
Dr. Morris: Noel Howlett
Joey: Jane Hylton
Edith: Rosalyn Boulter
Dr. Willan: Derek Bond
A waiter: Arthur Lucas
Dot Wilding: Ruth Dunning
Dr. McLane: Walter Horsbrugh

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.

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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