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: Play School: Ideas Day

A programme for children at home.
In the story chair. Diana Melly
Today's story is called 'The Mask with Two Faces'
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Julie Stevens
Presenter: Brian Cant
Storyteller: Diana Melly

: Cricket: England v. Pakistan: Third Test Match

First day's play at The Oval.
See also BBC-1
(to 18.15)

: Outlook for Thursday: Living in Towns: 8: New Towns

Ten programmes on planning the environment we live in.
presented by Patrick Nuttgens, Director of the Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies, York.
With Wyndham Thomas, Director of the Town and Country Planning Association.
(First shown on BBC-1)


Presenter: Patrick Nuttgens
Speaker: Wyndham Thomas
Producer: John Dutot

: News Summary

: The Glory That Remains: ...of Persia and India: 5: The Great Sophy

The age of magnificence in Persia came at the end of the sixteenth and the beginning of the seventeenth century with Shah Abbas the Great. His desire was to build the most beautiful city in the East-Isfahan; a city whose mosques, bridges, and gardens would dazzle even the visiting emissaries of the High Renaissance in Europe.
Robert Erskine shows how even today the order and elegance of Isfahan fulfil the dream of Shah Abbas, the Great Sophy.


Presenter/Writer: Robert Erskine
Produced and directed by: Adrian Malone

: Face the Music

The fourth of a new series of musical quizzes giving you a not-too-serious opportunity to match your musical wits against Joyce Grenfell, Richard Baker, Robin Ray and Yaltah Menuhin guest musician.
Chairman, Joseph Cooper


Panellist: Joyce Grenfell
Panellist: Richard Baker
Panellist: Robin Ray
Guest musician: Yaltah Menuhin
Chairman: Joseph Cooper
Producer: Walter Todds

: The Andy Williams Show

A series featuring song, music, and comedy, and the best from the world of entertainment.
Starring Andy Williams
and this week's guests, Red Buttons, Martha Raye, Arthur Lyman
A programme recorded in the U.S.A.


Singer/Presenter: Andy Williams
Comedian: Red Buttons
Singer: Martha Raye
Vibraphonist: Arthur Lyman

: World Cinema: Nobody Waved Goodbye

Written and directed by Don Owen.
A Canadian film.
Starring Peter Kastner, Julie Biggs

A teenager rebels against middle-class conventions and strikes out for himself.


Writer/Director/Producer: Don Owen
Producer: Roman Kroiter
Peter: Peter Kastner
Julie: Julie Biggs
Father: Claude Rae
Mother: Charmion King
Probation Officer: John Sullivan
Julie's mother: Lynne Gorman
Lot supervisor: John Vernon
Landlord: Norman Ettinger

: Newsroom

followed by The Weather

: Late Night Line-Up

A last look around the world of television.
Criticism, Discussion, Diversion with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests.


Presenter: Michael Dean
Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Presenter: Tony Bilbow
Presenter: Sheridan Morley

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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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