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: County Cricket: Lancashire v. Middlesex

Last day's play.
From Old Trafford
(to 13.30)


Commentator: Robert Hudson
Commentator: John Woodcock

: For Women: Leisure and Pleasure

Introduced by Jeanne Heal.

I'd Like You to Meet...
Dilys Dimbleby wife of Richard Dimbleby.

I Collect
Harry Parker shows models of historic ships from his collection, including some carved in bone by French prisoners during the Napoleonic Wars.

Basket Making
Dorothy Wright recommends basket making as a hobby.

Time for Music
Toralf Tollefsen plays his accordion.


Presenter: Jeanne Heal
Speaker (I'd Like You to Meet...): Dilys Dimbleby
Item presenter (I Collect): Harry Parker
Item presenter (Basket Making): Dorothy Wright
Accordionist (Time for Music): Toralf Tollefsen
Editor: Jacqueline Kennish
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: For the Very Young: Andy Pandy

Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(A BBC Film)
(to 16.15)


Narrator/Script, music, and settings: Maria Bird
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson

: Children's Television: Kidnapped: 2: The Brig Covenant

A serial play in six parts adapted and produced by Joy Harington from the book by Robert Louis Stevenson.
(Second performance: for details see Monday at 8.15)

(to 17.30)


Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Adapted by/Producer: Joy Harington

: Searchlight Tattoo

The first of two visits to the White City Stadium, London.
The programme Is expected to include:
Bands of W.R.A.C. and W.R.A.F. Activity Ride by Metropolitan Mounted Police
Spar Drill and Hornpipe by the Sea Cadet Corps
Musical Ride by the Household Cavalry
Organised by SSAFA (The Soldiers', Sailors', and Airmen's Families' Association)
See Talk of the Week


Commentator: Henry Green
Presented for television by: Alan Chivers

: Maladie D'Amour

A dance satire created for television by Ronald Boyer and Jeanne Ravel.
Adapted and produced by Christian Simpson.
See Talk of the Week


Author: Ronald Boyer
Author: Jeanne Ravel
Adapted and produced by: Christian Simpson
Music: Leonard Salzedo
Effects: John Hoppe
Orchestra conductor: John Lanchbery
Settings designer: Richard Wilmot
Bruno: Ronald Boyer
Belinda: Jeanne Ravel
Belinda's maid: Yvonne Watts
Doctor: Igor Barczinski
Doctor: Harry Cordwell
Doctor: Karl Harlmann
Doctor: Norman McDowell
Doctor: Derek Westlake
Nurse: Frances Alleyne
Nurse: Eileen Elton
Nurse: Lilia Russell
Nurse: Araminta Steer
Nurse: Selena Wylie
Nurse: Yvonne Watts

: Searchlight Tattoo

A return visit to the White City.
The programme is expected to include:
Massed Pipe Bands: Massed Bands
Anti-Aircraft Action, combining hellcopter, planes, searchlights, and guns
Beating Retreat by Band of the Royal Marines
Queen Elizabeth I inspecting her troops at Tilbury
Historical Drill Display by the H.A.C.. the Coldstream and Scots Guards, and the R.A.S.C. Horse Transport Company.

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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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