Gordon Wilkins covers the motoring story of the week with Michael Frostick
Six new cars introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show are likely to give West Germany mastery of the European motoring scene. Already Germany makes a million more cars a year than its nearest rival, Britain, and exports three times as many cars as we do
Marion Coakes and Stroller are featured tonight in this series about famous sports personalities. In the Mexico Olympics, Stroller, ridden by Marion Coakes, won a silver medal in the Individual Show Jumping... then, as millions saw on television, failed bravely in heartbreaking circumstances just as Britain seemed likely to win the team gold medal. Virtually on the eve of the Horse of the Year Show, Marion and others recall the events of Mexico.
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.
Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and
is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to
obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in
programmes, online etc.
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.