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: Play School: Dressing-Up Day

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


Presenter: Julie Stevens
Presenter: Lionel Morton
Author/Illustrator (Patrick's Violin): Quentin Blake

: Frontiers of Science: Lasers: 4: Optical Electronics

Lasers are making it possible to develop a new field of technology where optical techniques are used to perform the functions of conventional electronics.
Introduced by Professor Oliver Heavens
with Dr. Zoltan Kiss, Colin Reid


Presenter: Professor Oliver Heavens
Speaker: Dr. Zoltan Kiss
Speaker: Colin Reid
Director: John Twitchin
Producer: John Braybon

: Newsroom

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


Newsreader: John Timpson
Newsreader: Peter Woods

: The Borderers: Outlaw

by Bruce Stewart
[Starring] Iain Cuthbertson, Michael Gambon, Joseph Brady, Ian McCulloch, Edith MacArthur
Guest stars, Leonard Maguire, Heather Bell, Michael McKevitt

The Telfers, friends of the Kers, are evicted for debt and dispossessed of their lands. Disdaining Gavin's charity, old Fergus Telfer, a devout man who always yearned to be a priest, finds himself starving in the Debatable Land with his grandson Wat. Desperately he seeks a religious justification for doing the only thing they can do to survive - steal.


Writer: Bruce Stewart
Series created by: Bill Craig
Designer: Martin Johnson
Script Editor: Martin Worth
Producer: Peter Graham Scott
Director: Moira Armstrong
Peter Telfer: Alec Ross
Fergus Telfer: Leonard Maguire
Wat Telfer: Michael McKevitt
Ellie Telfer: Heather Bell
Gavin Ker: Michael Gambon
Agnes Ker: Nell Brennan
Margaret Ker: Edith MacArthur
Warden Sergeant: Roy Sampson
Cessford: Iain Cuthbertson
Pringle: Russell Waters
Rab: Joseph Brady
Sylvester: David Kirk
Abbot: Michael Rose
Robin Graham: Ian McCulloch
Grizel Ker: Margaret Greig
Enoch: Raymond Ross
Clerk: Robert Docherty

: Anglers' Corner: Perch

A film series introduced by Bernard Venables

Float-fishing for perch on the River Kennet in Berkshire in July


Presenter: Bernard Venables
Produced and directed by: Max Munden

: Out of the Unknown: The Fosters

by Michael Ashe
with Richard Pearson, Bernard Hepton, Freda Bamford and Ann Penfold


Writer: Michael Ashe
Incidental music composed by: Wilfred Josephs
Title music composed and conducted by: Norman Kay
Designer: Marilyn Taylor
Producer: Alan Bromly
Director: Philip Dudley
Bob: Alan Ross
Geoff: Anton Darby
Anne: Pauline Cunningham
Miss Foster: Freda Bamford
Mr. Foster: Richard Pearson
Sally Gerwyn: Ann Penfold
Harry Gerwyn: Bernard Hepton
Mary Gerwyn: Yvonne Manners
Calton: Kevin Stoney
Digby: John Dawson
Geoff's mother: Rose Hill
Japhet: John Berwyn
Cazalet: Richard Pescud

: Europa

This week and every week television in this country brings us the stories and issues that concern us-the argument, the evidence, the examination. We listen and we watch-sometimes we switch off or ever-and then we make up our minds. But nearly all the coverage is seen through our eyes. Elsewhere in Europe the same process goes on-but there the view may be quite different.
Introduced this week by Derek Hart


Presenter: Derek Hart
Producer: Frank Smith

: News Summary and The Weather


: Late Night Line-Up

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
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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