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: Play School: Dressing-up Day

A programme for children at home.
Today's story is called "Little Bear and Emily" from Little Bear's Friends by Else Holmelund Minarik.
Pictures by Maurice Sendak
(to 11.20)


Presenter: Julie Stevens
Presenter: Johnny Ball
Author (Little Bear and Emily): Else Holmelund Minarik
Pictures (Little Bear and Emily): Maurice Sendak

: The Money Maze: 5: Politics or Business?

Ten programmes about the relationship between international trade and finance and international power politics.

How important was the formation of the European Economic Community to Europe's growing prosperity in the 1950s?
Introduced by Roger Opie.
(First shown on BBC-1)


Presenter: Roger Opie
Director: David Hargreaves
Producer: Howard Smith

: Newsroom

The World Tonight
Reporting: John Timpson, Peter Woods and the reporters and correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News with a special report in colour from Gerald Priestland and Charles Wheeler at the Republican Convention in Miami
and The Weather


Newsreader: John Timpson
Newsreader: Peter Woods
Reporter (The Republican Convention): Gerald Priestland
Reporter (The Republican Convention): Charles Wheeler

: Osipov

The soul-stirring folk music of Russia played by the Osipov Balalaika Orchestra on the traditional instruments of their country with leading artists from Russian opera and ballet.
Valentina Levko (mezzo-soprano), Tamara Sorokina (soprano), Ivan Petrov (bass)
Dancers: Lilia Novgorodova, Yuri Mironov, Julia Romanenko, Nicolai Trubsky
Televised by arrangement with Victor Hochhauser
Introduced by David Jacobs.


Musicians: The Osipov Balalaika Orchestra
Mezzo-Soprano: Valentina Levko
Soprano: Tamara Sorokina
Bass: Ivan Petrov
Dancer: Lilia Novgorodova
Dancer: Yuri Mironov
Dancer: Julia Romanenko
Dancer: Nicolai Trubsky
Artistic director and chief conductor: Victor Dubrovsky
Assistant conductor: Vitaly Gnutov
Presenter: David Jacobs
Presented for tv by: John Vernon

: World Cinema: The Adventures of Werner Holt

An East German film with English sub-titles.
Starring Klaus-Peter Thiele, Manfred Karge

Two eighteen-year-old Germans discover that war destroys even the closest friendships.


Screenplay: Claus Kuchenmeister
Screenplay/Director: Joachim Kunert
Based on the novel by: Dieter Noll
Producer: Hans Mahlich
Producer: Martin Sonnabend
Werner Holt: Klaus-Peter Thiele
Gilbert Wolzow: Manfred Karge
Christian Vetter: Gunter Junghans
Peter Weiss: Peter Reusse
Sepp Gomulka: Arno Wyzniewski
Marie Kruger: Dietlinde Greiff
Uta Barnim: Angelica Domrose
Gertie Ziesche: Maria Alexander

: 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.


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

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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