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: News Review

for the deaf and hard of hearing
A look at the news of the week with film from all over the world and a commentary that can be seen as well as heard.


Presenter: Michael De Morgan
Translator: Ruth Leeds
Producer: Bill Northwood

: People to Watch: 9: Richard Lowenthal: The Emerging Pattern of World Affairs

Talking of Things to Come with Robert McKenzie and Erskine Childers.
Richard Lowenthal, Professor of International Relations, Free University of Berlin.


Interviewer: Robert McKenzie
Interviewer: Erskine Childers
Interviewee: Richard Lowenthal
Producee: Anthony Smith

: Life: The Nature of Love

Life... in the animal world
A fortnightly programme introduced by Dr. Desmond Morris.

Recent studies of primate behaviour have given a new understanding of the development of positive social bonds in both monkey and man. Leading this research in the U.S.A. is Professor Harry F. Harlow, University of Wisconsin and in Great Britain, Professor R. A. Hinde, University of Cambridge and Dr. John Bowlby, Tavistock Institute of Human Relations.
From the West
See page 15


Presenter: Dr. Desmond Morris
Guest: Professor Harry F. Harlow
Guest: Professor R. A. Hinde
Guest: Dr. John Bowlby
Producer: Ronald Webster

: Theatre 625: A Month in the Country

by Ivan Turgenev

With Vivien Merchant, Derek Godfrey
See panel and page 15

(Michele Dotrice is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)


Author: Ivan Turgenev
Designer,: Richard Wilmot
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Christopher Morahan
Kolia: Timothy Darwen
Beliayev: Hywel Bennett
Vera Alexandrovna: Michele Dotrice
Shaaf: Jan Conrad
Anna Semionovna: Enid Lorimer
Lizaveta Bogdanovna: Susan Field
Natalia Petrovna: Vivien Merchant
Rakitin: Derek Godfrey
Matvey: Cyril Cross
Shpighelsky: Michael Bates
Arkady: Philip Latham
Katia: Vanessa Forsyth
Bolshintzov: John Baskcomb

: News Summary

: Late Night Line-Up

Stay up a little longer with Denis Tuohy, Joan Bakewell, Michael Dean
and watch:

A weekly raid on the archives of BBC television
Introduced by Michell Raper
This week's edition includes:
The sinking of the Oxford Boat (1951)
Press Conference with Sir John Wolfenden (1957)
Mayflower sails again (1957)
Solomon plays music by Schubert (1954)
This week's guest, John Snagge


Presenter: Denis Tuohy
Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Presenter: Michael Dean
Presenter (Plunder): Michell Raper
Guest (Plunder): John Snagge

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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