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: Play School

A programme for children at home.
(to 11.30)


Storyteller: Nancy Quayle
Presenter: Marian Diamond
Presenter: Terence Holland

: Cricket: An England XI v. Sir Frank Worrell's XI

The close of the first day's play.
See also BBC-1
(to 18.30)

: Line-Up

and the latest news

: Tuesday Term: Mathematics '64: 17: Vital Calculations

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

"The layman doesn't appreciate what a precise operation the take-off is. It doesn't start on the runway, it doesn't even start in the office where the preliminary calculations are made. It starts in the small back-rooms of the mathematicians..."
Presented by Alan Yates.


Presenter: Alan Yates
Producer: David Roseveare

: Tuesday Term: Design to Prosper: 2: The Designer at Work

A series on engineering design.

The designer is a creative artist working in a scientific world. What exactly is involved in the creation of a new design?
With Malcolm McEwan, a leading engineering designer.
Introduced by Paddy Feeny.


Presenter: Paddy Feeny
Guest: Malcolm McEwan
Film Cameraman: Eugene Carr
Film Editor: Michael Stoffer
Film Director: Julian Cooper
Director: Richard Thomas
Producer: Jill Wood

: Tuesday Term: Brain and Behaviour: 5: The Emerging Pattern

A series of eight programmes which examine the links between mind and body in the light of modern psychiatric knowledge and practice.

Why does adolescence so often create problems for a child and its parents? What happens if we fail to become fully adult in our behaviour?
Introduced by The Director of the Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy's Hospital and by The Physician in Charge of the Department of Child Psychiatry, Guy's Hospital.


Presenter: Director of the Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy's Hospital [name uncredited]
Presenter: Physician in Charge of the Department of Child Psychiatry, Guy's Hospital [name uncredited]
Designer: Norman Vertigan
Producer: John Drummond

: Tuesday Term: Remaking Africa: 2: Ancient and Modern

A series of five programmes about the problems facing newly independent countries.
Introduced by Keith Kyle.

Throughout Africa there is an insistent urge to industrialise and to rival the developed nations. But the raw materials with which to do this are not plentiful, and most experts agree that the modernisation of agriculture must take precedence and that the main problem remains that of making two blades of grass grow where one grew before.
Including contributions from: Senator Josef P. Mathenge, Leader of Government Business, Kenya Senate; Duncan Ndegwa, Secretary to the Kenya Cabinet.


Presenter: Keith Kyle
Interviewee: Josef P. Mathenge
Interviewee: Duncan Ndegwa
Designer: Alan Hunter-Craig
Film Editor: Andrew Borthwick
Director: Michael Ryan
Producer: Ian Martin

: Jazz 625

Presenting from America The Woody Herman Orchestra recorded during a recent visit to Britain.
Introduced by Steve Race.
(The programme is presented by arrangement with Harold Davison)


Musicians: The Woody Herman Orchestra
Presenter: Steve Race
Settings: Michael Young
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.

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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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