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: Children's Newsreel

(Composite edition)
(Not televised by Kirk o' Shotts)
(to 12.00)

: Rugby League: Keighley v. Australia

The first match of the Australian tour.
(to 16.30)


Commentator: Alan Dixon
Commentator: Eddie Waring

: Children's Television

Weeping Willie
by Roland Peake.

Janet Brown shows you round with the help of Jac, Joe, and Joni, Peter Raynor, Roy Henderson, Francis Winkworth and the pets and The Steve Race Quartet.

(to 17.50)


Writer (Weeping Willie): Roland Peake
Producer (Weeping Willie): Kevin Sheldon
Presenter (Toyshop): Janet Brown
Entertainers (Toyshop): Jac, Joe, and Joni
Performer (Toyshop): Peter Raynor
Baritone (Toyshop): Roy Henderson
Performer (Toyshop): Francis Winkworth
Musicians (Toyshop): The Steve Race Quartet
Producer (Toyshop): Walton Anderson

: Eight to a Bar: 6: Man at Bay

A serial thriller in six parts by Godfrey Harrison.
John Slater tells the story.


Writer: Godfrey Harrison
Settings: Richard Henry
Production: Douglas Moodie
Storyteller: John Slater
Kathleen Slater: Joan Newell
Phil Bender: Michael Ashwin
Mr. Quentin Abel: Derek Blomfield
Mrs. Quentin Abel: Elspet Gray
Det.-Sgt. Driver: Bruce Beeby

: Speaking Personally: Eric Linklater


Speaker: Eric Linklater

About this project

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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