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: People of Many Lands: Morocco

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 10.00)

: For Sixth Forms: Cubism and After: 1: Departures

Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.30)

: Engineering Science: 6: Expansion and Temperature

First shown on Tuesday
(to 10.55)

: Science and Life: 7: The World of Sound

Previously shown on Wednesday
(to 11.25)

: Signpost: The Fifteenth Century: 1: Fighting Men

Hugh Ross Williamson introduces a knight and an archer and explains how they fought at the Battle of Agincourt.
For Schools
(to 11.55)


Presenter: Hugh Ross Williamson
Producer: Felicity Kinross

: Newyddion

News in Welsh.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Heddiw

Today: a Welsh topical magazine.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: The News

: Perspective on Graffiti

To most of us graffiti mean just scribblings and scratchings on walls. But people have scribbled since paleolithic times and left, in spite of themselves, an odd record of hopes, and fears, and thoughts; often disreputable, sometimes funny, sometimes tragic. Throughout the graffiti of every age lurks too a strange, compelling, and always untutored art.
Including: Brassai, Roland Penrose, Chairman of the Institute of Contemporary Arts,
Gale Sieveking, Assistant Keeper in the British Museum's Department of British and Medieval Antiquities.
Introduced by Leonard Maguire.


Presenter: Leonard Maguire
Guest: Brassai
Guest: Roland Penrose
Guest: Gale Sieveking
Designer: Harry Smith
Producer: Beryl Radley

: Spotlight

People - Politics - Problems in the news
A topical programme for older children.
BBC programme for Schools
Repeated on Friday at 11.5 a.m.
The subject for next week will be announced at the end of this programme.


Film editor: Sheila S. Tomlinson
Producer: Colin Nears

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the very young
Charles E. Stidwill tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
BBC film
(to 14.45)


Narrator: Charles E. Stidwill
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Crackerjack

Introduced by Eamonn Andrews.
With Leslie Crowther, Peter Glaze, Pip Hinton, Jillian Comber, Martin Granger's Puppets and Double or Drop
Music by The Bert Hayes Octet
(Bert Hayes is appearing at the Butlin's Hotels, Cliftonville; Leslie Crowther is in "The Black and White Minstrel Show", at the Victoria Palace, London)


Presenter/Double or Drop devised by: Eamonn Andrews
Comedian: Leslie Crowther
Comedian: Peter Glaze
Comedienne: Pip Hinton
Hostess: Jillian Comber
Puppeteers: Martin Granger's Puppets
Musicians: The Bert Hayes Octet
Script: Eddie Maguire
Designer: Stuart Durante
Producer: Johnny Downes

: The News

: Town and Around

A daily presentation of news and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Michael Aspel.
Followed by The Weather


Presenter: Michael Aspel

: The White Heather Club

Your host, Andy Stewart introduces The Joe Gordon Folk Four, James Urquhart, Dixie Ingram, Harry Carmichael, The White Heather Dancers and Ian Powrie and his Band.


Presenter: Andy Stewart
Band: The Joe Gordon Folk Four
Singer: James Urquhart
Dancer: Dixie Ingram
Pianist: Harry Carmichael
Dancers: The White Heather Dancers
Dance director: Jack Cooper
Musicians: Ian Powrie and his Band
Designer: Douglas Duncan
Producer: Iain MacFadyen

: Tonight

Look around with Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott,
Macdonald Hastings, Polly Elwes and Robin Hall, Jimmie Macgregor.


Presenter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Polly Elwes
Singer: Robin Hall
Singer/Guitarist: Jimmie Macgregor
Associate Producer: Ned Sherrin
Associate Producer: Elizabeth Cowley
Associate Producer: Jack Gold
Associate Producer: Derrick Amoore
Associate Producer: Michael Tuchner
Assistant Editor: Gordon Watkins
Assistant Editor: Peter Batty
Editor: Antony Jay

: Headline News

: Compact: A Case of Identity

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Ian thinks he has a way to find out who Mrs. Donaldson really is - and gets a shock. Iris at last discovers the true identity of Paddy Green.


Writer: Hazel Adair
Writer: Peter Ling
Designer: Malcolm Middleton
Costume Supervisor: Olive Harris
Producer: Douglas Allen
Director: Hugh Munro
Ian: Ronald Allen
Babbage: Donald Morley
Nora Donaldson: Margaret Rawlings
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Joanne: Jean Harvey
Clare: Janet Hargreaves
Alison: Betty Cooper
Lynn: Bridget McConnel
Bryan: Keith Buckley
Iris: Louise Dunn
Richard: Moray Watson
Clancey: Ann Morrish
Stan: Johnny Wade
Miss Vincent: Margot Thomas
Adrian: Robert Desmond
Porter: Erik Chitty
Watkins: Arthur Ridley

: The Monsters: Episode 1

A serial in four episodes by Evelyn Frazer and Vincent Tilsley.
Starring Robert Harris and William Greene
with Alan Gifford, Mark Dignam, Helen Lindsay
and introducing Elizabeth Weaver
Music composed and conducted by Humphrey Searle
Played by members of the Sinfonia of London Orchestra
See page 39


Writer: Evelyn Frazer
Writer: Vincent Tilsley
Music composed and conducted by: Humphrey Searle
Music played by: Members of the Sinfonia of London Orchestra
Film Cameraman: John McGlashan
Film Editor: Keith Latham
Special Effects: Bernard Wilkie
Special Effects/Designer: Stewart Marshall
Director: Mervyn Pinfield
Producer: George R. Foa
John Brent: William Greene
Felicity Brent: Elizabeth Weaver
Charles Pulford: Geoffrey Colville
Will Marner: Howard Douglas
Jess Milroy: Joyce Wright
Hopkins: Mark Dignam
Howard Milroy: Clifford Cox
Van Halloren: Alan Gifford
Professor Cato: Robert Harris
Meissonier: Gordon Whiting
Parsons: John Barrett
Esmee Pulford: Helen Lindsay
Doctor: Cameron Milier
Sgt Oakroyd: Norman Mitchell

: It's A Square World

says Michael Bentine
echoed by Dick Emery
endorsed by Frank Thornton, Leon Thau, Len Lowe, Janette Rowsell, Benny Lee
Special guest appearances of Carole Carr, Judith Chalmers, Jimmy Henney, David Hughes, Cliff Michelmore, Jack Payne, Eric Robinson, Geoffrey Smith, Sylvia Sims
Devised and written by Michael Bentine and John Law.
Cartoon film by Biographic Cartoon Films Ltd.


Devised and written by: Michael Bentine
Devised and written by: John Law
Film cameraman: Tony Leggo
Film editor: Joseph Sterling
Musicians: Square Seven
Square Seven directed by: Albert Hall
Incidental music: Ron Grainer
Designer: George Djurkovic
Producer: John Street
Comedian: Michael Bentine
[Actor]: Dick Emery
[Actor]: Frank Thornton
[Actor]: Leon Thau
[Actor]: Len Lowe
[Actress]: Janette Rowsell
[Actor]: Benny Lee
Guest: Carole Carr
Guest: Judith Chalmers
Guest: Jimmy Henney
Guest: David Hughes
Guest: Cliff Michelmore
Guest: Jack Payne
Guest: Eric Robinson
Guest: Geoffrey Smith
Guest: Sylvia Sims

: The News

: Points of View

with Robert Robinson
A further look at points from the week's post.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: Miss World 1962

Forty of the world's most beautiful girls compete for the coveted title of 'Miss World'.
BBC Outside Broadcast cameras bring you the excitement of this great international event which tonight reaches its climax at the Lyceum Ballroom, London.
Master of Ceremonies, Peter West
Organised by Mecca Dancing and arranged by Eric Morley


Master of Ceremonies: Peter West
Commentator: David Coleman
Music: Joe Loss and his Orchestra
Arranged by: Eric Morley
Producer: Alan Chivers
Producer: Bryan Cowgill

: Gallery: The Politics of British Agriculture

A weekly programme about people and politics.
This week: The Politics of British Agriculture
A subject which concerns the Common Market, the by-elections, the price of food, and the future of a great industry.


Producer: John Grist

: Late Night News

: Late Night Final

Evening prayers conducted by Dr. Donald Soper.


Conductor: Dr. Donald Soper

: Hwyl O'r Bryn

Heno. awn am dro i'r
Neuadd Gyhoeddus, Brynaman I ymuno a'r gynulleidfa yno mewn
Noson Lawen gyda
Pharti Aelwyd Brynaman y buddugwyr yn y Gystadleuaeth Noson Lawen yn Eisteddfod yr Uidd. yn Rhuthun eleni
Trefnwvd y rhaglen gan Elfyn Talfan
Y cynllunio gan Alan Taylor Y eyfarwyddo gan Myrfyn Owen
Welsh light entertainment.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)
(to 23.35)

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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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