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: Play School: Dressing-Up Day

Today's story, "Bod's Dream" by Michael and Joanne Cole
(to 11.20)


Presenter: Miranda Connell
Presenter: John White
Author (Bod's Dream): Michael Cole
Author (Bod's Dream): Joanne Cole

: Medicine Today

A monthly series of programmes for doctors

(Repeated next Tuesday evening on BBC-1 and BBC Wales)
(to 13.45)


Presented by: Mary Hoskins
Series Editor: James McCloy

: Cricket: England v. The West Indies: First Test Match: Fifth Day

A final visit to Old Trafford, Manchester

(to 18.00)


Commentary team: Peter West
Commentary team: Richie Benaud
Commentary team: Denis Compton
Commentary team: Jim Laker
Production team: Nick Hunter
Production team: Ray Lakeland

: Frontiers of Science: 5: Clever or intelligent?

Computers can be made clever, but can they be made intelligent?
with Professor Donald Michie
Introduced by Dr. Christopher Evans


Speaker: Professor Donald Michie
Presenter: Dr. Christopher Evans
Director: Francis Fuchs
Producer: Nat Taylor

: Newsroom

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


Newsreader: John Timpson
Newsreader: Peter Woods

: The Miracle of Bali: 2: Night

Officially, Bali is Hindu. But in the remote villages, high up on the flanks of the island's volcanoes, beliefs survive that were here long before Hinduism arrived. Here men still fall into trance to become possessed by the spirits of pigs and horses, and young girls lose consciousness to become the puppets of the gods.
In the lowlands, Hinduism becomes entwined with these ancient ceremonials and produces a dramatic ritual in which men, in trance, attempt to stab themselves as an act of worship and as an exorcism.


Narrated and produced by: David Attenborough
Artistic adviser: John Coast
Artistic adviser: Supianti Coast

: Canvas: Boat Building at Flatford Mill

Personal reflections on great paintings
Basil Taylor talks about Boat Building at Flatford Mill by John Constable at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London


Presenter: Basil Taylor
Director: Leslie Megahey
Producer: John Furness

: W. Somerset Maugham: The Creative Impulse

Dramatised by Simon Raven
[Starring] Brenda de Banzie as Mrs. Albert Forrester, John Le Mesurier as Mr. Albert Forrester, Megs Jenkins as as Mrs. Bulfinch, Derek Hart as the Narrator
(Next Tuesday: The Letter)


Author: W. Somerset Maugham
Dramatised by: Simon Raven
Script Editor: Andrew Brown
Designer: Austen Spriggs
Title music composed by: Wilfred Josephs
Producer: Verity Lambert
Director: James Cellan Jones
Simmons: Timothy Bateson
Publisher: Arthur Hewlett
Clifford Boyleston: Richard Mathews
Rose Waterford: Liz Ashley
Harry Oakland: Peter French
Oscar Charles: Aubrey Morris
Labour Minister: Richard Davies
American Ambassador: Robert Henderson
Carter: Anna Fox
French Academician: John Devaut
Miss Warren: Rosamund Greenwood
Hu-Tzung: Robert Lee
Russian Prince: Alex Jawdokinov
Duchess: Marguerite Young
Painter: Aharon Ipale
Adolescent girl: Marian Forster
Mrs. Albert Forrester: Brenda de Banzie
Mr. Albert Forrester: John Le Mesurier
Mrs. Bulfinch: Megs Jenkins
Narrator: Derek Hart

: 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 over - 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

The end of today in front of tomorrow 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.

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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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