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: Play School

A programme for children at home.
Storyteller this week: David Kossoff
(to 11.30)


Storyteller: David Kossoff

: Line-Up

for Tuesday
and the latest news.

: Tuesday Term: Mathematics '64: 4: As Close As You Like

A series of twenty programmes reflecting new trends in mathematics and in the teaching of mathematics.

What number multiplied by itself makes 121? The answer is a rational number 135. but if we replace 12.1 by 12 a new kind of number must be created.

Presented by Professor W. H. Cockcroft.


Presenter: Professor W. H. Cockcroft
Producer: David Roseveare

: Tuesday Term: Men and Money: 4: The Golden Eggheads

A series of six programmes about the City of London.
In one square mile can be found most of the important financial figures in the country. Who are they? What do they do? What is their power and influence?

How to succeed in finance by really trying.
Spoken by Tony Garnett.


Writer: Paul Ferris
Consultant: Andrew Shonfield
Narrator: Tony Garnett
Film editor: Alan Martin
Executive producer: Bill Duncalf
Director: Roy Battersby

: Tuesday Term: Materials for the Engineer: 4: Man-made Materials

A series of nine programmes on the science of materials made in collaboration with the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London.

Principal speaker, Professor R. Sargent


Presenter: Professor R. Sargent
Music: Derrick Mason
Film Editor: Peter Heffron
Script Editor: Michael Clarke
Director: Kenneth Shepheard
Producer: Michael Heckford

: Tuesday Term: Power in British Politics: 4: Pressure Groups

A series of six programmes which describe the development of our political system and show where power lies today.

Throughout our history, organised groups with a special interest in getting some aspect of Government policy changed have exerted private and public pressure at every level of political life.
Taking part in the programme: George Woodcock, C.B.E. General Secretary, T.U.C.
Harold Woolley, C.B.E. President, National Farmers' Union
Introduced by Maurice Shock.


Presenter: Maurice Shock
Guest: George Woodcock
Guest: Harold Woolley
Producer: Jack Ashley

: Jazz 625

featuring Chris Barber's Jazzband with Ottilie Patterson
Guest artist, Champion Jack Dupree with his 'barrelhouse' blues from New Orleans
Introduced by Steve Race.


Musicians: Chris Barber's Jazzband
Singer (Chris Barber's Jazzband): Ottilie Patterson
Pianist: Champion Jack Dupree
Presenter: Steve Race
Settings: Marion Robinson
Director: Robin Scott
Producer: Terry Henebery

: 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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