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: Annual Honeymoon

A comedy film.
[Starring] Alan Mowbray


[Actor]: Alan Mowbray

: Men Against the Sea

A film of the struggle by the Dutch people against the floods that constantly threaten the vulnerable Netherlands.

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the Very Young
Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.
(A BBC Telefilm)
(to 16.00)


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Children's Television

More adventures of the Boxer puppy, drawn by Tim.

All About Animals
George Cansdale shows you some more animals.

Miniature Gardens
Anne Ashberry suggests how to make a miniature garden.

This Was News
A special showing of the film of the recent Royal visit to Wales.

(to 18.00)


Artist (Bengo): Tim (William Timym)
Presenter (All About Animals): George Cansdale
Presenter (Miniature Gardens): Anne Ashberry

: Isn't It Romantic?

[Introduced by] Ray Martin
Presenting your love story in words and music with the Ray Martin Orchestra.
Guest Artist, Elisabeth Welch


Presenter: Ray Martin
Musicians: The Ray Martin Orchestra
Singer/guest artist: Elisabeth Welch
Scriptwriter: Gale Pedrick
Designer: Norman James
Production: Douglas Moodie

: British Association for the Advancement of Science Bristol 1955: Today and Tomorrow

Scientists answer questions from an audience of non-scientists about the age in which we live and the future we may expect.
Speakers include: Professor N. F. Mott, F.R.S., J. Bronowski, N.A., Ph.D., Ritchie Calder, C.B.E.
Introduced by William Clark.


Speaker: Professor N. F. Mott
Speaker: J. Bronowski
Speaker: Ritchie Calder
Presenter: William Clark
Producer: Nicholas Crocker

: Dancing with the Stars

Join the holiday-makers in the Palace Ballroom, Blackpool for music, dancing, and a cabaret with Dorothy Squires, Reginald Dixon, Ken Morris and Joan Savage, The Kentones, Bob Burgess and Jeanette Wilson, Maurice Fletcher and Fay Burrows and Johnny Brandon.


Singer: Dorothy Squires
Organist: Reginald Dixon
Pianist: Ken Morris
Singer: Joan Savage
Singers: The Kentones
Dancer: Bob Burgess
Dancer: Jeanette Wilson
Dancer: Maurice Fletcher
Dancer: Fay Burrows
Dancer: Johnny Brandon
Musicians: Steve Race and his Orchestra
Producer: Barney Colehan

: The Old Vic

The Roving Eye visits the stage of this world-famous theatre in the Waterloo Road, London.
Huw Wheldon hears from the director, Michael Benthall, about the new season that opens on Wednesday.


Interviewer: Huw Wheldon
Interviewee: Michael Benthall

: Julius Caesar

Three members of the Old Vic Company are in the studio and appear in scenes from Michael Benthall's production.
See page 15


Director: Michael Benthall
Presented by: Hal Burton
Cassius: Richard Wordsworth
Brutus: Paul Rogers
Marc Antony: John Neville

: Judge for Yourself

Ernest Dudley introduces an imaginary court case in which each week the verdict rests with you, the jury.
Written by D. Gideon Thomson and Ernest Dudley.


Presenter/writer: Ernest Dudley
Devised by/writer: D. Gideon Thomson
Designer: Reece Pemberton
Producer: Barry Lupino

: Newsreel

followed by News Summary and Weather Report
(to 23.00)

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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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