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: The Lawn Tennis Championships

from Wimbledon.


Commentator: F. H. Grisewood
Commentator: Dan Maskell

: Children's Television

The Magic Magpies
A series of picture stories by Ralf.

5.15 Children's Newsreel

5.25 Surprise Comedy Item


Illustrator (The Magic Magpies): Ralf

: Lawn Tennis

from Wimbledon.
(to 19.30)

: Newsreel

: Pilgrim Street: A Medal for Sammy

The fourth of a series of six documentary stories about a London police station written with the co-operation of New Scotland Yard.


Script: Jan Read
Settings: Stephen Bundy
Director: Kevin Sheldon
Producer: Robert Barr

: The George Martin Show

Mr. Martin will be at large in the studio with a number of companions.
The only certain starters are: Eric Robinson, The Orchestra and the Producer, Gordon Crier


Comedian: George Martin
Orchestra conductor: Eric Robinson
Producer: Gordon Crier

: Bransby Williams


[Actor]: Bransby Williams
Presented by: Gilchrist Calder

: Inventors' Club

New inventions submitted since the last meeting are assessed by the Club's technical adviser, Geoffrey Boumphrey, assisted by John Gilbert.
The inventors will be introduced by the organiser, Leslie Hardern, to whom all specifications should be sent c/o Inventors' Club, [address removed]


Technical adviser: Geoffrey Boumphrey
Assisted by: John Gilbert
Producer: George Noordhof
Organiser/presenter: Leslie Hardern

: 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.

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