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: South Wind (Vento del Sud)

An Italian film with English sub-titles.
Starring Claudia Cardinale as Grazia, Renato Salvatori as Antonio, Rossella Falk as Deodata

While on the run from a Sicilian gang Antonio falls in love with Grazia, the victim of an unhappy home, but their lack of security leads to tragedy.
(to 17.05)


Director: Enzo Provenzale
Grazia: Claudia Cardinale
Antonio: Renato Salvatori
Deodata: Rossella Falk

: Plunder

A weekly raid on the archives of BBC television.
Introduced by Michell Raper.
This week's edition includes:
The wedding of Prince Rainier of Monaco and Miss Grace Kelly (1956)
Press Conference with Dr. Kurt Hahn, founder of Salem and Gordonstoun (1957)
At home with J.B. Priestley (1955)
Orson Welles gives a Warning to Critics (1955)
Guest, Kay Cavendish


Presenter: Michell Raper
Guest: Kay Cavendish

: The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Part 6: Repentance

by Victor Hugo.
Dramatised in seven parts by Vincent Tilsley.

Esmeralda has been rescued from the scaffold by Quasimodo and taken into the Cathedral for sanctuary.
(First shown last Tuesday)
(Part 7, Retribution: Tuesday at 9.45 p.m.)


Author: Victor Hugo
Dramatised by: Vincent Tilsley
Producer: Douglas Allen
Director: James Cellan Jones

: America The Beautiful

What can be done about the sprawling city? People move out from the centre to find peace in the countryside. All they get is a suburb
In the U.S.A. land is being eaten up at the rate of almost two acres every minute. In the cities of Detroit and Boston great plans are being pushed ahead now to stop spoiling and polluting the countryside and to overcome the tyranny of traffic.
Written and produced by Ted Yates.
An N.B.C. Presentation
See page 8


Writer/Producer: Ted Yates

: Mild and Bitter

Written and presented by Eric Merriman.
Starring Peter Jones and June Whitfield
featuring Peter Reeves
Guest artists: Joy Marshall and The Cam River Boys
(Joy Marshall is appearing at Ronnie Scott's Club, London)


Writer/Presenter: Eric Merriman
Musical Director: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Raymond Berger
Producer: John Street
[Actor]: Peter Jones
[Actress]: June Whitfield
[Actor]: Peter Reeves
Singers: Joy Marshall and The Cam River Boys

: Match of the Day

A top League soccer match brought to you each Saturday on BBC-2.
Kenneth Wolstenholme reports with outside broadcast cameras from a well-known Football League ground.
Today's match will be announced on BBC-1 and BBC Wales after Grandstand and on BBC-2 at 7.30 p.m.


Presenter/Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Television Presentation: Alec Weeks

: News Summary

: Take a Pair of Private Eyes: Part 1

A serial in six parts by Peter O'Donnell.
(First shown last Sunday)


Writer: Peter O'Donnell
Producer: Alan Bromly
Director: Christopher Barry

: Late Night Line-Up

Stay up a little longer with Denis Tuohy, Joan Bakewell, Michael Dean and whoever else turns up.


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

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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