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: Play School: Pets Day

A programme for children at home.
In the story chair, Gerald Young
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Marla Landi
Presenter: Brian Cant
Storyteller: Gerald Young

: Outlook for Wednesday: Shop Floor: 8: The Colour of Your Collar

A series of programmes examining problems in labour relations.

Many firms give their staff workers more privileges and status than their payroll workers. Is it time this 'collar bar' was abolished?
Introduced by Harold Webb.


Presenter: Harold Webb
Director: Nancy Thomas
Producer: Tony Matthews

: The Great Adventure: Plague

A film series based on stories from the American past.
Starring Robert Cummings

In 1800, Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse is strongly opposed by his colleagues and patients when he tries to introduce the controversial smallpox vaccine to the disease-ridden community of Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Director: Joseph Sargent
Theme music: Richard Rodgers
Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse: Robert Cummings
Eliza Waterhouse: Jacqueline Scott
Daniel Waterhouse: Ronny Howard
President Jefferson: John Dehner
Dr. Drury: George Mitchell
John Howard: John McLiam
Dr. Bartlett: David Lewis
Dr. Aspenwall: Gene Lyons
Ellen Howard: Gina Gillespie
Ann Howard: Katherine Ross

: New Release

A topical magazine of the arts.
Introduced by Julian Jebb.
This edition includes:
Painters' Grand National
The inside story of the biggest painting competition in Britain, held in Liverpool.
Prize money: £4,000
Judges: Clement Greenberg, Patrick Heron, John Russell
Backer: John Moores
Odds: 2,500 to 1
Winner - To be announced in the programme

Carl Dreyer
An interview with the Danish director who has been making films for forty-six years. His last film Gertrud has just been shown at the London Film Festival.


Presenter: Julian Jebb
Judge (Painters' Grand National): Clement Greenberg
Judge (Painters' Grand National): Patrick Heron
Judge (Painters' Grand National): John Russell
Backer (Painters' Grand National): John Moores
Director (Painters' Grand National): Tristram Powell
Interviewee: Carl Dreyer
Director: Leo Aylen
Director: Jack Bond
Director: John Mapplebeck
Producer: Melvyn Bragg

: The Vintage Years of Hollywood: 1942: The Glass Key

The Tough Guy, Alan Ladd
The Rough Guy, William Bendix
in The Glass Key.
also starring Veronica Lake, Brian Donlevy


Director: Stuart Heisler
Screenplay by: Jonathan Latimer
Based on the novel by: Dashiell Hammett
Ed Beaumont: Alan Ladd
Jeff: William Bendix
Janet: Veronica Lake
Paul Madvig: Brian Donlevy
Opal: Bonita Granville
Taylor Henry: Richard Denning
Nick Varna: Joseph Calleia
Ralph Henry: Moroni Olsen

: Jazz 625 presenting: The Jimmy Giuffre Trio

Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet and saxophone), Donald Friedman (piano) Barre Phillips (bass) in this session featuring one of America's leading exponents in Avant Garde Jazz.
Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton.
The Jimmy Giuffre Trio appears by arrangement with Harold Davison


Clarinet: Jimmy Giuffre
Pianist: Donald Friedman
Bass: Barre Phillips
Presenter: Humphrey Lyttelton
Producer: Terry Henebery

: Late Night Line-Up

Round off the day with Denis Tuohy, Michael Dean, Nicholas Tresilian, Joan Bakewell and tonight's guests.


Presenter: Denis Tuohy
Presenter: Michael Dean
Presenter: Nicholas Tresilian
Presenter: Joan Bakewell

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.

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