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: Children's Television

Children's Newsreel

Eyes and Hands
R.G. Broadhurst tells you how you can make Coronation transparencies to decorate your windows.

Many Moons
A fairy-tale by James Thurber.
Adapted for television by Felix Felton.

(to 17.55)


Presenter (Eyes and Hands): R.G. Broadhurst
Author (Many Moons): James Thurber
Adapter (Many Moons): Felix Felton
Production (Many Moons): Rex Tucker
Settings (Many Moons): Stephen Taylor
King: Felix Felton
Princess Lenore: Barbara Brown
Royal Physician: John Deverell
Lord High Chamberlain: John Vere
Royal Wizard: Reginald Barratt
Royal Mathematician: Geoffrey Wincott
Court Jester: Elton Hayes
Royal Goldsmith: John Franklyn

: What's My Line?

with Ghislaine Alexander, Elizabeth Allan, Jerry Desmonde, Gilbert Harding trying to find the answers and Eamonn Andrews to see fair play.


Panellist: Ghislaine Alexander
Panellist: Elizabeth Allan
Panellist: Jerry Desmonde
Panellist: Gilbert Harding
Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Presented by: T. Leslie Jackson

: Almost Glory

: The Epilogue: The House of God

A meditation on the ways in which man has tried to express his sense of worship through architecture and singing.

: 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.

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.

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