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: Play School: Science Day

A programme for children at home.
In the story chair, Enid Lorimer

(to 11.25)


Presenter: Julie Stevens
Presenter: Colin Jeavons
Storyteller: Enid Lorimer
Pianist: Tom McCall
Production team: Molly Cox
Production team: Cynthia Felgate
Production team: Anna Home
Production team: Daphne Jones
Graphics: Hilary Hayton
Film editor: Howard Kennett
Producer: Joy Whitby

: Outlook for Friday: Japan: 1: The Greatest Typhoon

Written by Geoffrey Bownas.
Introduced by Derek Cooper.
See page 59


Writer: Geoffrey Bownas
Presenter: Derek Cooper
Producer: Peter Dunkley

: The Danny Kaye Show

in which Danny Kaye and his special guests Gwen Verdon, The Rhythm Masters entertain to the music of Paul Weston and his Orchestra with Harvey Korman, Joyce Van Patten, The Tony Charmoli Dancers and The Earl Brown Singers.


Presenter/Entertainer: Danny Kaye
Guest: Gwen Verdon
Musicians: The Rhythm Masters
Musicians: Paul Weston and his Orchestra
Comedian: Harvey Korman
Performer: Joyce van Patten
Dancers: The Tony Charmoli Dancers
Singers: The Earl Brown Singers
Producer: Perry Lafferty
Director: Robert Scheerer

: The Virginian: Hide-out

Tales from the last frontier of the great American West.
Starring James Drury as The Virginian

Betsy accidentally finds a ranch occupied by a father and son who have a very good reason for keeping their whereabouts a secret.


The Virginian: James Drury
Martin Evers: Forrest Tucker
Clint Evans: Andrew Prine
Betsy: Roberta Shore
Trampas: Doug McClure
Randy: Randy Boone
Ryker: Clu Gulager

: Wheelbase: Crime Cars

Gordon Wilkins covers the world of motoring.

Which cars do police use for crime work and why? What kind of training does the police driver need for a bandit chase?
Wheelbase reporters Robin Richards and Judith Jackson look for answers at the Metropolitan Police Driving School at Hendon.
See page 59


Presenter: Gordon Wilkins
Reporter: Robin Richards
Reporter: Judith Jackson
Producer: Brian Robins

: Westminster at Work

Ian Trethowan looks back over the past week in Parliament and introduces reports on big debates in both Houses, questions to Ministers, significant moves behind the scenes, and the effects of M.P.s' work inside and outside Westminster.
with Hardiman Scott, David Holmes.


Presenter: Ian Trethowan
Reporter: Hardiman Scott
Reporter: David Holmes
Editor: Michael Balkwill

: Newsroom

followed by The Weather

: Line-Up Review

A weekly supplement reflecting the world of television with Denis Tuohy and tonight's guests.


Presenter: Denis Tuohy

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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.

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