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: Play School

A programme for children at home.
Storyteller this week, Charles Leno
(to 11.30)


Storyteller: Charles Leno
Presenter: Carole Ward
Presenter: Brian Cant

: Cricket: England v. Australia: Fifth Test Match

The fourth day's play at The Oval.
See also BBC-1
(to 18.35)

: Line-Up

with Denis Tuohy
including the latest news.


Presenter: Denis Tuohy

: The Beat Room

Twenty-five minutes non-stop beat and shake.
presenting Tommy Tucker, Christine Holmes, The Cherokees, Troy Dante and the Infernos, The Naturals.
Resident Group: Wayne Gibson with the Dynamic Sounds
The Beat Girls
Introduced by Pat Campbell.


Singer: Tommy Tucker
Singer: Christine Holmes
Band: The Cherokees
Band: Troy Dante and the Infernos
Band: The Naturals
House band: Wayne Gibson with the Dynamic Sounds
Dancers: The Beat Girls
Presenter: Pat Campbell
Designer: Raymond Berger
Producer: Barry Langford

: The Virginian: The Money Cage

Tales from the last frontier of the great American West starring Lee J. Cobb as Judge Henry Garth.
with Doug McClure, Gary Clarke and Steve Forrest


Trampas: Doug McClure
Steve Hill: Gary Clarke
Roger Layton: Steve Forrest
Judge Henry Garth: Lee J. Cobb

: The Danny Kaye Show

In which Danny Kaye and his special guests, Peter Falk, Michelle Lee, Pete Fountain entertain to the music of Paul Weston and his Orchestra with The Tony Charmoli Dancers, The Johnny Mann Singers.


Presenter: Danny Kaye
Guest: Peter Falk
Singer: Michelle Lee
Clarinettist: Pete Fountain
Musicians: Paul Weston and his Orchestra
Dancers: The Tony Charmoli Dancers
Singers: The Johnny Mann Singers
Director: Robert Scheerer

: 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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