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: Play School: Science Day

A programme for children at home.
In the story chair, Eileen Colwell

(to 11.25)


Presenter: Valerie Pitts
Presenter: Terence Holland
Storyteller: Eileen Colwell
Graphics: Hilary Hayton
Film Editor: Howard Kennett
Director: Daphne Jones
Associate Producer: Cynthia Felgate
Producer: Joy Whitby

: Outlook for Friday: Japan: 3: Masters and Men

Written by Geoffrey Bownas.
Introduced by Derek Cooper.

The outstanding feature of Japan's industrial relations is paternalism. Wages are calculated on age, length of service and family responsibility. The notions of a rate for a job and collective bargaining are comparatively new.


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

: The Danny Kaye Show

In which Danny Kaye and his special guests Imogene Coca, Tony Bennett entertain to the music of Paul Weston and his Orchestra with Harvey Korman, The Tony Charmoli Dancers and The Earl Brown Singers.
See page 63


Presenter: Danny Kaye
Guest: Imogene Coca
Singer: Tony Bennett
Musicians: Paul Weston and his Orchestra
Comedian: Harvey Korman
Dancers: The Tony Charmoli Dancers
Singers: The Earl Brown Singers
Producer: Perry Lafferty
Director: Robert Scheerer

: The Virginian: Two Men Named Laredo

Tales from the last frontier of the great American West.
Starring James Drury as The Virginian
See page 63


The Virginian: James Drury
Eddie Laredo: Fabian
Trampas: Doug McClure
Judge Garth: Lee J. Cobb
Molly Wearns: Elizabeth MacRae
Randy: Randy Boone
Betsy: Roberta Shore
Ryker: Clu Gulager
Belden: L.Q. Jones
Brad Carter: Paul Comi
Prosecutor: Ford Rainey
Bojo Saunders: Rayford Barnes
Dr. Spaulding: John Bryant
Clint: Thomas Bellin
Judge: Walter Woolf King
Danny: Frank Sully

: Wheelbase: The Petrol War

Gordon Wilkins covers the world of motoring.

Can petrol be cheaper? Are cut-price pumps a threat to the old established oil companies?
Maxwell Boyd and Robin Richards investigate the flare-up in petrol prices at the Isle of Grain Oil Refinery in Kent.


Presenter: Gordon Wilkins
Reporter: Maxwell Boyd
Reporter: Robin Richards
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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