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: Play School

A programme for children at home.
Storyteller this week: Eileen Colwell
(to 11.30)


Storyteller: Eileen Colwell

: Line-Up

for Wednesday
with John Stone, Denis Tuohy and the latest news.


Presenter: John Stone
Presenter: Denis Tuohy

: Encore: Resurrection: Part 2

A film with English sub-titles from the novel by Leo Tolstoy.
Starring Tamara Syomina as Katerina Maslova and Yevgeny Matveyev as Prince Dmitri Nekhlyudov.
(First transmission on BBC-1, August 9, 1963)
See page 47


Author: Leo Tolstoy
Director: Mikhail Schweitzer
Katerina Maslova: Tamara Syomina
Prince Dmitri Nekhlyudov: Yevgeni Matveyev

: Look Again: Suddenly Last Winter

Introduced by Peter Scott.
The story of wildlife in the white-out of early 1963-the most severe winter for more than two centuries.
Music composed by Tony Desmond and played by a section of the BBC West of England Players
From the West
First transmission on BBC-1, November 15, 1963


Presenter: Peter Scott
Film editor: Jim Tobin
Music composed by: Tony Desmond
[Music] played by: A section of the BBC West of England Players
Producer: Jeffery Boswall

: Action Report

A Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Conservative and Unionist Party.
Also on BBC-1

: Madame Bovary: Part 2: First Love

by Gustave Flaubert.
A second chance to see this dramatisation in four parts by Giles Cooper.
First transmission on BBC-2, Sunday, May 3


Author: Gustave Flaubert
Dramatised by: Giles Cooper

: Newsroom

: Closedown

and a look at tomorrow

About this project

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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