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: Play School: Dressing-up Day

A programme for children at home.
Today's story is called 'The Outside Cat'
by June Thayer.
Illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky.
(to 11.20)


Presenter: Ann Morrish
Presenter: Rick Jones
Author (The Outside Cat): June Thayer
Illustrator (The Outside Cat): Feodor Rojankovsky

: Medicine Today

A monthly series of programmes for doctors.
Repeated next Wednesday evening, February 7, on BBC-1
(to 13.45)


Directed by: Peter Riding
Produced by: James McCloy

: Bonjour Francoise: 13: J'adore les vieilles voitures

Written by Michel Faure and Joe Cremona.
For absolute beginners in French.
With Francois Brincourt, Malou Pantera, Andre Maranne, Pamela Stirling

(Repeated: Saturday, 10.30 a.m. BBC-1)


Writer: Michel Faure
Writer: Joe Cremona
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Presenter: Andre Maranne
Presenter: Pamela Stirling
Jean-Paul: Francois Brincourt
Francoise: Malou Pantera

: Newsroom

The World Tonight
Reporting: John Timpson, Peter Woods
with Martin Bell, Michael Blakey, Michael Clayton, Tom Mangold, Brian Saxton, David Tindall, Richard Whitmore and the correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News.


Newsreader: John Timpson
Newsreader: Peter Woods
Reporter: Martin Bell
Reporter: Michael Blakey
Reporter: Michael Clayton
Reporter: Tom Mangold
Reporter: Brian Saxton
Reporter: David Tindall
Reporter: Richard Whitmore

: Horizon: Man's Best Friends

Horzion - man and science today.

"American surgery I think has a leadership position only because we have been able to do experimental work on animals. English surgery unfortunately is so handicapped that they essentially depend on developments that are made in this country." (Dr. Adrian Kantrowitz, Maimonides Hospital, New York)
"We've had experience in transplanting hearts in dogs, and we think our chances of success are good." (Dr. Christiaan Barnard, Groote Schuur Hospital)

Each year in Britain thousands of strays are destroyed - yet medical research is desperately short of experimental animals. Some American doctors argue that our research is held back by a lack of suitable animals. Is this true? How necessary is vivisection? Is it cruel? Could research still be done without the laboratory animal?
Horizon reports tonight from America and Britain on the anti-vivisection lobby and the medical research that many argue would be impossible without the use of 'man's best friends'.


Narrator: Christopher Chataway
Producer: Anthony Isaacs
Editor: R.W. Reid

: Crossword on Two

A contest between teams from:

Bournemouth - Eric Knight, Molly Harding, John Wallace
Swansea - Lionel Beveridge, June Thomas, Owen Rees
Introduced by Derek Hart.


Panellist (Bournemouth): Eric Knight
Panellist (Bournemouth): Molly Harding
Panellist (Bournemouth): John Wallace
Panellist (Swansea): Lionel Beveridge
Panellist (Swansea): June Thomas
Panellist (Swansea): Owen Rees
Presenter: Derek Hart
Producer: T. Leslie Jackson

: Man Alive

Achievement... Happiness... Tragedy... Stress...
A weekly programme which focuses on people and the situations which shape their lives.
Reporters: Jim Douglas Henry, Angela Huth, Jeremy James, John Percival, Trevor Philpott, Desmond Wilcox, Harold Williamson


Editor: Desmond Wilcox
Editor: Bill Morton

: World Cinema: Sing a Song of Sixpence (Jeudi on chantera comme Dimanche)

A Belgian film with English sub-titles.
Starring Marie-France Boyer, Bernard Fresson

A young man's attempt to set up a business on his own is thwarted by crooks, financiers, and bureaucracy.


Screenplay/Director: Luc de Heusch
Screenplay: Hugo Claus
Screenplay: Jacques Delcorde
Producer: Henri Storck
Nicole: Marie-France Boyer
Jean: Bernard Fresson
Devos: Etienne Bierry
Marc: Francis Lax
Francine: Francoise Vatel
Pierre: Herve Jolly
Raoul: Raymond Aveniere

: Late Night Line-Up

A last look around the daily scene with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Brian King and Sheridan Morley.
"Tis nothing but a Magic Shadow-show, played in a box" (Omar Khayyam)


Presenter: Michael Dean
Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Presenter: Tony Bilbow
Presenter: Brian King
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.

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