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: Greenwich Time Signal; As I Was Saying: 6: Diamond Cut Diamond

Six portraits in crime by Berkely Mather.
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on October 15)


Writer: Berkely Mather
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Storyteller - Jasper: Ronald Simpson
Storyteller - Hugo: William Fox
Petrie: Harold Ayer
Julie: Audrey Nicholson
Butler: Jonathan Field
Detective: Salvin Stewart
P.C. Robertson: Christopher Hodge
Second Constable: Michael Harrison
Warder: Charles Hersec

: Canadian Grey Cup Final

A telerecording of the last twenty-five minutes of Canada's biggest football match of the year, played at the Empire Stadium. Vancouver, on Nov. 26.
Peter West introduces the programme with some explanatory words about Canadian football.


Presenter: Peter West

: What Makes a Star?

A search for tomorrow's top-liners.
A panel of experts considers new artists on the stairway to stardom.
Panel: Maudie Edwards, Jerry Dawson, Issy Bonn
Programme introduced by Jack Watson.
BBC Northern Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth


Panellist: Maudie Edwards
Panellist: Jerry Dawson
Panellist: Issy Bonn
Presenter: Jack Watson
Musicians: BBC Northern Variety Orchestra
[Orchestra] conducted by: Alyn Ainsworth
Producer: Barney Colehan

: Amos 'n' Andy: Hospitalisation

Until Kingfish sold him a Health Insurance policy, Andy did not realise that he felt so ill.

: Children's Television

with Phil Tate and his Orchestra.
(Phil Tate and his Orchestra appear by permission of Hammersmith Palais, Ltd.)

The Appleyards: 6: Serve it Hot
by David Edwards.

(to 18.00)


Musicians (Jack-in-the-Box): Phil Tate
Producer (Jack-in-the-Box): John Hunter Blair
Writer (The Appleyards): David Edwards
Producer (The Appleyards): Kevin Sheldon
Mrs. Appleyard: Constance Fraser
Mr. Appleyard: Douglas Muir
John Appleyard: David Edwards
Margaret Appleyard: Carole Olver
Tommy Appleyard: Derek Rowe
Hazel Foster: Barbara Brown
Ronnie Grant: Robert Dickens
Sally Wheeler: Julie Webb

: Greenwich Time Signal; News; The Weather; followed by Today's Sport

Presenting stop-press news and some of today's big sporting moments on film.

: In Town Tonight

Interesting people who are In Town Tonight interviewed by John Ellison.
(Simultaneous broadcast with the London. Midland, North, and West of England Home Services)


Interviewer: John Ellison
Special effects: Douglas Mair
Assistant producer: Joyce Bullen
Edited and produced by: Peter Duncan

: A. V. Laider

Sir Max Beerbohm's story adapted for television by George F. Kerr.
The action of the play opens in a seaside hotel in the year 1908.
(A BBC Telerecording)


Author: Sir Max Beerbohm
Adapted by: George F. Kerr
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Producer: Victor Menzies
Max Beerbohm: Richard Hurndall
Waiter: Frank Atkinson
A.V. Laider, Esq.: Keith Pyott
Colonel Elbourn: Norman Claridge
Mrs. Elbourn: Pauline Loring
Dorothy Elbourn: Maureen O'Reilly
Blake: Richard Bebb
Mrs. Blake: Mary Neelands

: The Saturday Show

[starring] The Bernard Brothers
with Norrie Paramor and his Orchestra, Eric Jupp and his Orchestra, Zoe Gail, Ernest Arnley and Gloria, The Television Toppers.


Comedy act: The Bernard Brothers
Musicians: Norrie Paramor and his Orchestra
Musicians: Eric Jupp and his Orchestra
Singer: Zoe Gail
Comedy dancers: Ernest Arnley and Gloria
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Dance direction: Leslie Roberts
Devised and produced by: Richard Afton

: Saturday-Night Out

Come with Robert Beatty 'The Man with the Mike'.
See things happen!
When they happen!
Where they happen!
This week's programme presented by Derek Burrell-Davis.


Presenter: Robert Beatty
Editor/presented by: Derek Burrell-Davis
Editor: Peter Webber

: Sports Special

Today's Sport on Your Screen Tonight
Outside Broadcast and Sportsview Unit film cameras bring you a nation-wide coverage of today's sporting highlights.
Introduced by Kenneth Wolstenholme.


Presenter: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Editor: Paul Fox
Director: Alan Rees

: Get Together

with Ken Rattenbury and his Band featuring Kathleen Stobart and Alma Warren.
Introduced by David Jacobs.


Musicians: Ken Rattenbury and his Band
Saxophonist: Kathleen Stobart
Singer: Alma Warren
Presenter: David Jacobs
Arranged by: Alan Waterman
Presented by: John McGonagle

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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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