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: Greenwich Time Signal; Mainly for Women

Look and Choose
An enquiry into bread.
Conducted by Isobel Barnett.

Quick and Easy Dressmaking
The second showing of the film of the jersey blouse demonstrated last Wednesday.

As Time Goes By
A mixed bag of songs, topics, and personalities picked at random by your host -
Billy Milton.


Presenter (Look and Choose): Isobel Barnett
Producer (Look and Choose): Monica Sims
Presenter (As Time Goes By): Billy Milton
Producer (As Time Goes By): Richard Gilbert

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

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


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Children's Television

Little Tiger
Vera McKechnie tells you the fifth of a series of stories about Tog, the Little Tiger, created in the drawings of Sheila Hawkins.

Foudroyant Ahoy
This film shows a group of schoolboys enjoying a fortnight at sea.
The Foudroyant's first name was the Trincomalee, a teak-built ship that was launched at Bombay in 1870 and saw forty years' active service with the fleet. Some time after coming out of service she was renamed Foudroyant, the name of Nelson's flagship, and is now the last floating survivor of the old sailing Navy. Today she is used as a training ship, in which schoolboys are given a course of seamanship.

Shirley Abicair presents songs and stories for "Scallywags".

Players in Position: Rugby
The third programme in a series to help young players to improve their game
Cyril Gadney, the international referee, and Peter Yarranton, of England, demonstrate rugby tactics with young players.

(to 18.00)


Storyteller (Little Tiger): Vera McKechnie
Drawings (Little Tiger): Sheila Hawkins
Script (Little Tiger): Marjorie Perraton
Singer/storyteller (Scallywags): Shirley Abicair
Expert (Players in Position): Cyril Gadney
Expert (Players in Position): Peter Yarranton
Commentator (Players in Position): Bill Latto

: Highlight

People, events, comments of today introduced by Cliff Michelmore.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore

: Meet Jeanne Heal: Looking at the Future

A series of six programmes in which Jeanne Heal talks about the prospects for young people starting work today.
See facing page


Presenter: Jeanne Heal

: The Laugh's On Us

A bout of humour in which Kenneth Horne ensures a good clean fight between three famous comedians.
Inter-round notes by The Three Kaye Sisters
Accompanied by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
From the BBC's North of England studios


Chairman: Kenneth Horne
Singers/Inter-round notes: The Three Kaye Sisters
Musicians/accompanied by: BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
[Orchestra] conducted by: Alyn Ainsworth
Editor: James Casey
Producer: Ronnie Taylor

: Fashion Spotlight: Rehearsal for Winter

with Moorea Hastings and Gordon Bell.
See page 7


Presenter: Moorea Hastings
Presenter: Gordon Bell
Producer: Rosemary Hill

: Panorama

Richard Dimbleby brings you Television's Window on the World.
Every Monday the Panorama team of special contributors-using film and television cameras-focuses on events and personalities of the moment.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Producer: Michael Peacock
Producer: Charles Wheeler

: It's Magic!

David Nixon says It's Magic! and introduces a thirty-minute mixture of mystery and music with Robert Harbin, Shan, The Three Leslie Roberts Silhouettes and a panel of celebrities to see fair play.
See page 7


Presenter/Magician: David Nixon
Magician: Robert Harbin
Memory act: Shan
Dancers: The Three Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Designer: Guy Sheppard
Dance Director: Leslie Roberts
Orchestra Director: Eric Robinson
Producer: Graeme Muir

: The Church in Their House

Bertram Mycock introduces Canon Ernest Southcott, Vicar of Halton - a collection of housing estates on the outskirts of Leeds.

Canon Southcott, a Canadian, believes that the vast majority of people in Britain, whether they realise it or not, have rejected Christianity in any sense that the New Testament would give to that word. Under his leadership the church in Halton is working out a new kind of strategy designed to meet the situation that faces it.
From the BBC's North of England television studio
See facing page


Presenter: Bertram Mycock
Interviewee: Canon Ernest Southcott

: Story Time

[With] David Kossoff
(A BBC telerecording)


Storyteller: David Kossoff

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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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