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: Newsreel

(Composite edition)
(to 12.00)

: International Baseball

The Ruislip Rockets (A U.S. Air Force team) v. The Southern All-Stars (An English team)
From Leavesden Aerodrome, Watford.
Captain Demoody writes on page 43
(to 16.15)


Commentator: Captain Hal Demoody
Presented for television by: Antony Craxton

: For the Children

Night Mail
A film showing how mail is sorted on the night train from Euston to Scotland.

5.20-6.0 Festival Frisk
Seaside Variety introduced by Clive Dunn and Judy Harris.
[Starring] Ethel Revnell

with Stanelli, The Lucerne Skaters
Music by the Malcolm Mitchell Trio


Comedienne (Festival Fisk): Ethel Revnell
Presenter (Festival Fisk): Clive Dunn
Presenter (Festival Fisk): Judy Harris
Comedian (Festival Fisk): Stanelli
Skaters (Festival Fisk): The Lucerne Skaters
Musicians (Festival Fisk): The Malcolm Mitchell Trio
Sketches (Festival Fisk): Con West
Producer (Festival Fisk): John Warrington
Producer (Festival Fisk): Michael Westmore

: Treasure Island: 2: Long John Silver

by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Adapted in seven episodes and produced by Joy Harington.
Scenes: Squire Trelawney's study, the 'Spy Glass' Inn, Bristol, and on board the Hispaniola.
(Previously televised on May 8)


Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Adapted and produced by: Joy Harington
Settings: Richard Henry
Narrator: Peter Hawkins
Tom Redruth: Howell Davies
Jim Hawkins: John Quayle
Squire Trelawney: Raymond Rollett
Doctor Livesey: Valentine Dyall
Hunter: Peter Hawkins
Alan: Keith Lee
Morgan: John Gill
Long John Silver: Tony Quinn
Black Dog: Robert Marsden
Harry: Anthony Cope
Dick: Norman Osborne
Arrow: Stanley Lemin
Johnny: Reginald Hearne
Job Anderson: Robert Cawdron
Abe Gray: Patrick Crean
Joyce: Michael Darbyshire
Captain Smollett: Derek Birch
Israel Hands: Douglas Blackwell
Merry: Robin Cull

: Speaking Personally

Denis Johnston the distinguished Irish dramatist.


Speaker: Denis Johnston

: Newsreel

(Friday's edition repeated)

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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.

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.

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