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: Victory at Sea: 5: Mediterranean Mosaic

Twenty-six films produced by the National Broadcasting Company of America and the U.S. Navy with the assistance of the Admiralty and using film from both allied and enemy sources.

A tribute to the work of the Royal Navy in the Mediterranean and to the gallant defenders of Malta.
Film introduced by Michael Lewis, Professor of History at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich.
(Previously televised on November 24)


Film introduced by: Michael Lewis

: Newsreels

(Previously televised on Monday and Tuesday)
(to 16.00)

: Children's Television

The Adventures of Mr. Mumbo and Mrs. Mumbo
Drawn by Reginald Jeffryes.

Ten Minutes' Music

Nature Detectives
Wilfrid Booth suggests how you can discover for yourself the habits of wild birds, animals, and plants. Today he talks about feeding birds.

(to 18.05)


Illustrations (The Adventures of Mr. Mumbo and Mrs. Jumbo): Reginald Jeffryes
Presenter (Nature Detectives): Wilfrid Booth

: Boxing

(Details to be announced)

: Press Conference

Personalities who make the news face questions from the men who write the news.


Presented by: Grace Wyndham Goldie

: Carnaval

[Starring] The Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet (by arrangement with the Governors)


Music: Schumann
Orchestrated by: Gordon Jacob
Choreography: Fokine
Arranged for television by: Peggy van Praagh
Orchestra conducted by: John Lanchbery
Decor: Michael Yates
Producer: Naomi Capon
Columbine: Elaine Fifield
Chiarina: Sara Neil
Estrella: Stella Claire
Papillon: Annette Page
Harlequin: Pirmin Trecu
Pierrot: David Poole
Eusebius: Kenneth MacMillan
Pamtalon: Stanley Holden
Florestan: Donald McAlpine
Other guests: Yvonne Barnes
Other guests: Shirley Bishop
Other guests: Stella Farrance
Other guests: Pauline Wadsworth
Other guests: Dudley Davies
Other guests: Graham McCormack
Other guests: Maurice Metliss
Other guests: David Shields

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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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