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: Play School: Ideas Day

A programme for children at home.
Presenters this week, Marla Landi, Rick Jones
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Marla Landi
Presenter: Rick Jones

: Outlook: Master Driving with John Miles: 4: Controlled Junctions

A series of nine programmes.

Observation and anticipation form part of a plan to negotiate junctions controlled by traffic lights, roundabouts, and circulatory systems.
Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler.
(First shown on BBC-1)


Expert: John Miles
Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Presented by: Tom Savage
Editor: Stanley Hyland

: News Summary

: Claudio Arrau

The great pianist, in a recital specially recorded in the studio for BBC-2 plays
Schumann Carnaval and Liszt Sonetto 123 del Petrarca, Ballade No. 2.


Pianist: Claudio Arrau
Director: Walter Todds

: The Money Programme: A Happy Christmas for Liechtenstein

The tiny Alpine principality of Liechtenstein has the second highest standard of living in Europe. How does she do it? Her assets include 10,000 people, sixty-five square miles, 5,000 Swiss cows, and 20,000 registered companies.


Commentator: William Davis
Commentator: Alan Watson
Producer: Terry Hughes

: Out of the Unknown: Too Many Cooks

by Larry Eisenberg.
Dramatised by Hugh Whitemore.
Starring Marius Goring, Paul Daneman
with John Hollis, John Gabriel, Cyril Shaps, John Wood and Jean Aubrey


Author: Larry Eisenberg
Dramatised by: Hugh Whitemore
Music composed and conducted by: Norman Kay
Designer: Raymond Cusick
Producer: Irene Shubik
Director: John Gibson
Dr. Andrew Cook: Paul Daneman
Wattari: Marius Goring
Mrs. Emily Cook: Jean Aubrey
Brenner: John Wood
Dr. Duval: Cyril Shaps
Easterbrook: John Gabriel
Czesni: John Hollis

: Jazz Goes to College: The Modern Jazz Quartet

A series presenting the best in international jazz.
This week from The Hornsey College of Arts and Crafts

This famous American group appears in the first of two programmes.
featuring John Lewis (piano), Milt Jackson (vibraharp), Percy Heath (bass), Connie Kay (drums)
Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton.
The Modern Jazz Quartet appears by arrangement with Harold Davison
Next week, from the London School of Economics: Astrud Gilberto


Pianist: John Lewis
Vibraharp: Milt Jackson
Bass: Percy Heath
Drummer: Connie Kay
Presenter: Humphrey Lyttelton
Producer: Terry Henebery

: Late Night Line-Up

Criticism, Discussion, Diversion with Denis Tuohy, Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow and tonight's guests.


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

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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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