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: Children's Television: Muffin the Mule

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


Presenter/Songwriter: Annette Mills
Puppeteer: Ann Hogarth

: Children's Television: The Florentine Apprentice

The story of a young sculptor who became the glory of Florence.
A play for television by C. E. Webber.
The action takes place in Florence, in 1540
(Previously televised last Thursday)
(to 18.00)


Writer: C. E. Webber
Settings: Lawrence Broadhouse
Production: Rex Tucker
The Duke of Florence: Andrew Faulds
The Duchess: Olive Gregg
Benvenuto Cellini, a goldsmith: John Slater
Andrea d'Agnolo, a painter: Antony Kearey
Baccio Bandinelli, a sculptor: Neil Wilson
Lorenzo: William Strange
Riccio, the Duke's treasurer: Erik Chitty

: Weekly Review

Alexander Moyes recalls events from last week's Television newsreels.


Presenter: Alexander Moyes

: Adelina De Lara

who celebrates her eightieth birthday this month and who was a pupil of Clara Schumann, plays a programme of music by Robert Schumann.


Pianist: Adelina De Lara
Composer: Robert Schumann
Presented by: Philip Bate

: The Life and Death of King John

Second performance: Thursday at 7.30
Lionel Hale writes on page 41

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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.

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.

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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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