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: For the Children: Puppet Party

with puppets created by H. W. Whanslaw (President of the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild), H. G. Bigg, and Pat Turner.


Puppets created by: H. W. Whanslaw
Puppets created by: H. G. Bigg
Puppets created by: Pat Turner
Pianist: Roma Clarke
Producer: Jill Allgood

: For the Children: The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone

Adapted by Anthony Cope from a story by A. Conan Doyle.


Adapter: Anthony Cope
Author: A. Conan Doyle
Producer: Alan Bromly
Settings: Richard Henry
Billy: Jeremy Spenser
Dr Watson: Philip King
Sherlock Holmes: Andrew Osborn
Count Negretto Sylvius: Frank Cariello
Sam Merton: Martin Boddey
Lord Cantlemere: Felix Felton

: Weekly Review

Richard Dimbleby recalls events from last week's Television newsreels.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby

: The Final Test

A play specially written for television by Terence Rattigan.
Terence Rattigan writes on page 39


Writer: Terence Rattigan
Producer: Royston Morley

: Weather Forecast and 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.

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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