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: Newsreel

(Composite edition)
(to 12.00)

: Children's Television: Saturday Special

with Peter Butterworth and Porterhouse.
Voice by Peter Hawkins
Puppetry by Sam Williams and John le Mesurier

The Wonders of Science
with Pat Matthews and E. R. Roberts, Ph.D., A.R.C.s.

Pet Talk
David Seth-Smith shows you some animal pets.

Little Nettie's Mystery of England

Tom Tiddler's Ground
Written by Peter Ling.

Spanish Gold
A 'Write It Yourself' serial edited by Frank Coven.

and a game, Something of Interest and a Special Surprise.


Devised by: Michael Westmore
The Boss: Peter Butterworth
Porterhouse (Voice): Peter Hawkins
Porterhouse (Puppeteer): Sam Williams
[Actor]: John le Mesurier
Item presenter (The Wonders of Science): Pat Matthews
Item presenter (The Wonders of Science): E. R. Roberts
Item presenter (Pet Talk): David Seth-Smith
Script (Little Nettie's Mystery of England): Roger Gnarleigh
Illustrator (Tom Tiddler's Ground): Stella Schmolle
Writer (Tom Tiddler's Ground): Peter Ling
Animated by (Tom Tiddler's Ground): Alfred Wurmser
Editor (Spanish Gold): Frank Coven
Sir Anthony Fairfax: Richard Baker
Angela Fairfax: Angela Monk
Script: Hazel Adair
Script: Robert Tronson
Producer: Douglas Hurn

: The Broken Horseshoe: 1: Mr Constance

A serial in six parts by Francis Durbridge.


Writer: Francis Durbridge
Producer: Martyn C. Webster
Settings designer: Frederick Knapman
Mark Fenton: John Robinson
Inspector George Bellamy: John Byron
Dr Duncan Craig: Andrew Crawford
Della Freeman: Barbara Lott
Charles Constance: Michael Yannis
Sister Rogers: Elizabeth Maude
Nurse: Delphi Lawrence
A postman: Fred Griffiths

: Television Music-Hall

welcomes Scotland.

: Saturday-Night Story: Find the Lady

Written by Duncan Ross and told by John Slater.


Writer: Duncan Ross
Storyteller: John Slater

: Newsreel

: Weather Forecast and News

(sound only)

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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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