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: Play School: Ideas Day

A programme for children at home.
In the story chair, Julian D'Albie who tells his own story "The Mouse who Travelled"
(to 11.20)


Presenter: Valerie Pitts
Presenter: Brian Cant
Storyteller: Julian D'Albie

: Eyeline

A course in drawing and observation.
Start using wash straight away and try to describe the convex and concave forms of this group of eggs and empty shells.
Ian Simpson invites you to join the studio group and make your own drawing.
See BBC Further Education Publications panel on page 39


Presenter: Ian Simpson
Producer: Victor Poole

: Newsroom

The World Tonight
Reporting: John Timpson, Peter Woods and the reporters and correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News.


Newsreader: John Timpson
Newsreader: Peter Woods

: Wheelbase: White Hunter on Wheels

Maxwell Boyd covers the world of motoring.

For twenty years the Land-Rover had no rival on the dirt roads and cross-country tracks of East Africa. But a year or two ago the hunters and farmers began to buy the Toyota Land-Cruiser. Today this four-wheel-drive competitor from Tokyo is selling in Nairobi at a rate of about a hundred a year. Why this revolt?
Bill Ryan, Kenya's leading professional hunter, tests the claims made for the Toyota on a five-day drive among the wild life and rocky landscape of the Serengeti Plain in Tanzania.


Presenter: Maxwell Boyd
Reporter: Bill Ryan
Directed and produced by: Brian Robins

: The Money Programme

Commentators William Davis and Brian Widlake report on the world of business and industry.


Commentator: William Davis
Commentator: Brian Widlake
Producer: Michael Bunce

: The High Chaparral: Bad Day for a Thirst

The High Chaparral ...is the bid of a family seeking roots in the newly won West
...is the threat to the new settlers from Mexicans and Indians
...and spells adventure in the Arizona territory of 1870

Buck and Manolito capture two Apathes and make ranch-hands of them, but their success is short-lived when neighbouring ranchers intervene. (Colour)


Big John: Leif Erickson
Buck: Cameron Mitchell
Billy Blue: Mark Slade
Victoria: Linda Cristal
Manolito: Henry Darrow
Sourdough: Jose de Vega
Saddleblanket: Dennis Safren
Burton: Adam Williams
Allison: Robert Carson
Halliday: John Furlong

: Pere Goriot: Part 1: Gilded Youth

by Honore de Balzac.
A second chance to see this dramatisation in four parts by David Turner.

Madame Vauquer's boarders have various ideas about the mysterious Monsieur Goriot. When he first arrived he rented the most expensive room, but now he has moved to the cheapest.
(First shown on Saturday)
See colour feature on centre pages


Author: Honore de Balzac
Dramatised by: David Turner
Producer: David Conroy
Director: Paddy Russell

: News Summary and The Weather


: Late Night Line-Up

A last look around the daily scene with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Brian King and Sheridan Morley.
"We'll strive to please you every day" (Shakespeare)


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

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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