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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

: The A.S.A. Swimming and Diving Championships

direct from the National Recreation Centre, Crystal Palace.


Commentator: Max Robertson
Commentator: Harry Walker
Presented by: Alan Mouncer

: Line-Up

with Denis Tuohy
including the latest news.


Presenter: Denis Tuohy

: Time Out

A weekly programme on the expanding world of leisure with Jeremy James, Christopher Rainbow.
Up Fell and Down Dale
A portrait of the day in the life of a lakeland town - the day the sports came to Keswick.


Presenter: Jeremy James
Presenter: Christopher Rainbow
Producer: Dick Gilling
Producer: Bob Duncan
Producer: Bill Fitzwater
Cameraman: Butch Calderwood
Sound: Maurice Everett
Film editor: Bert Meadows
Film editor: Roy Fry
Studio Director: Tom Conway
Associate Editor: Phil Pilley
Editor: Christopher Brasher

: Wheelbase: Highway Hold-Up

Gordon Wilkins covers the world of motoring.

This week: Highway Hold-Up
An on-the-spot enquiry into holiday traffic jams with Robin Richards.


Presenter: Gordon Wilkins
Reporter: Robin Richards
Research: John Ebbrell
Research: Ken Pitman
Producer: Brian Robins

: Judith Paris: Part 1: Rogue's Daughter

by Hugh Walpole.
A second chance to see this dramatisation in four parts by Constance Cox.
First transmission on BBC-2, Saturday. August 15


Author: Hugh Walpole
Dramatised by: Constance Cox

: Midweek Music: Master Class: 6

with Paul Tortelier on Bach's Suite No. 3, in C major for unaccompanied cello.
Last of six programmes with the French virtuoso teaching, playing, and talking about music.
"Composers are lucky that their message belongs to the whole world
Music is motion - that is what keeps us musicians so young!"


Cellist/presenter: Paul Tortelier
Cellist: Jennifer Ward Clarke
Cellist: Aisling Drury-Byrne
Producer: John Drummond

: 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.

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