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: Play School: Dressing-Up Day

A programme for children at home
Today's story: "Patrick" by Quentin Blake
(Repeated on BBC-1 and BBC Wales at 4.20 p.m.)
(to 11.20)


Presenter: Miranda Connell
Presenter: Lionel Morton
Author (Patrick): Quentin Blake

: Frontiers of Science: Towards Absolute Zero: 4: Nearer to Zero

It is now possible to reach temperatures of only one-millionth of a degree above absolute zero.
Introduced by Brian King


Speaker: Professor N. Kurti
Speaker: Dr. M. J. Leask
Presenter: Brian King
Producer: Nat Taylor

: Newsroom

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


Newsreader: John Timpson
Newsreader: Peter Woods

: The Borderers: Stranger

by Bill Craig
[Starring] Iain Cuthbertson, Michael Gambon, Joseph Brady, Edith MacArthur
Guest star, Edward Judd

The Kers of Slitrig could be a force to be feared throughout the border-if they only had a ruthless leader. David Scott is just such a leader, and since he claims to be the real laird of Slitrig even some of Gavin's family support him. If a bloodbath is to be avoided, Gavin hasn't long to reassert his authority.


Writer/series created by: Bill Craig
Designer: Austin Ruddy
Script editor: Martin Worth
Producer: Peter Graham Scott
Director: Eric Price
David Scott: Edward Judd
Rab: Joseph Brady
Gavin Ker: Michael Gambon
Jamie Ker: Ross Campbell
Agnes Ker: Nell Brennan
Margaret Ker: Edith MacArthur
Will Armstrong: Andrew Crawford
Cessford: Iain Cuthbertson
Pringle: Russell Waters
Martin Crozier: Roy Patrick
Hob Crozier: Brandon Brady
Clemy Crozier: Iain Agnew
Scottish Warden Sgt: Ray Foster
Landlady: Alethea Charlton

: Anglers' Corner: Salmon

A film series introduced by Bernard Venables

Fly fishing with Reg Righynl demonstrating his skill on the River Lune in Westmorland in May.


Presenter: Bernard Venables
Fisherman: Reg Righynl
Produced and directed by: Max Munden

: Out of the Unknown: Something in the Cellar

by Donald Bull
with Milo O'Shea, June Ellis, Murray Melvin and Clive Morton

An eccentric professor, haunted by the powerful memory of his dead mother, builds a monster computer in his cellar...
See page 3 and colour feature on centre pages


Writer: Donald Bull
Title Music: Norman Kay
Designer: John Wood
Producer: Alan Bromly
Director: Roger Jenkins
Monty Lafcado: Milo O'Shea
Bettina: June Ellis
Fred: Murray Melvin
Pugh: Clive Morton
Inspector: Clifford Cox
Sergeant: Brian Grellis
Waitress: Nova Sainte-Claire
Taxi driver: Lane Meddick
Blonde: Priscilla Tanner
Monster: John Lawrence

: Europa

Weltspiegel, Continents sans Visa A Toda Plana , Estafeta, Reatta
These are just some of the television programmes in both West and East Europe which regularly contribute to Europa. The programme has been called a European window on the world. Each week it looks at the stories and issues that have informed, entertained, and sometimes angered viewers across a continent.
It examines their attitudes and prejudices and, in so doing, perhaps recognises some of our own.
Introduced this week by Jack Pizzey



Presenter: Jack Pizzey
Producer: Frank Smith

: Private View

A portrait of the Royal Academy, made for its 200th anniversary by the School of Film and Television, Royal College of Art



Directed and narrated by: Alfreda Benge
Producer: Michael Clarke

: News Summary and The Weather


: Late Night Line-Up

The end of today in front of tomorrow with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Brian King, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests



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

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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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