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: Play School: Ideas Day

Today's story is 'The Real Cowboy'
(repeated: BBC1 and BBC Wales, 4.20 pm)

: Closedown

: Teaching Adults: 4: Adults as Learners (Part 2)

The fundamentals of good teaching are present in two very different situations.


Speaker: Dr Meredith Belbin
Speaker: Dr Eunice Belbin
Director: Anthony Cash
Producer: Roger Owen

: Newsroom

Reporting the world tonight
John Timpson and Peter Woods
and Weather


Newsreader: John Timpson
Newsreader: Peter Woods

: Call My Bluff

A duel of words and wit between Cliff Michelmore, James Burke, Antony Viccars and Jean Metcalfe, Angela Douglas, Val Hudson
Referee Robert Robinson



Team captain: Cliff Michelmore
Panellist: James Burke
Panellist: Antony Viccars
Team captain: Jean Metcalfe
Panellist: Angela Douglas
Panellist: Val Hudson
Referee: Robert Robinson
Call My Bluff devised by: Mark Goodson
Call My Bluff devised by: Bill Todman
Producer: T. Leslie Jackson

: The Money Programme

Looking at the news and the men behind the news in the world of money introduced by Brian Widlake, Alan Watson, John Tusa, Peter Ross


Presenter: Brian Widlake
Presenter: Alan Watson
Presenter: John Tusa
Presenter: Peter Ross
Associate producer: John Walker
Producer: Michael Bunce

: The Canterbury Tales: Episode 2

by Geoffrey Chaucer
adapted for television by Martin Starkie and Nevill Coghill


Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
Adapter: Martin Starkie
Adapter: Nevill Coghill
Music composed and conducted by: John Dankworth
Makeup: Dawn Alcock
Makeup: Sheila Cassidy
Script editor: Rani Dure
Producer: Ronald Travers
Director (Pilgrimage/Tales): Roderick Graham
Director (Pilgrimage): Michael Bakewell
The Pilgrims: Chaucer: William Squire
The Pilgrims: Miller: Barry Linehan
The Pilgrims: Nun's Priest: John Cater
The Pilgrims: Reeve: Timothy Bateson
The Pilgrims: Host: Joss Ackland
The Pilgrims: Parson: Hugh Dickson
The Pilgrims: Shipman: Philip Brack
The Pilgrims: Summoner: Peter Woodthorpe
The Pilgrims: Pardoner: John Normington
The Miller's Tale: Carpenter: John Slater
The Miller's Tale: Nicholas: Corin Redgrave
The Miller's Tale: Alison: Caroline Monkhouse
The Miller's Tale: Absalon: Alan Tucker
The Miller's Tale: Blacksmith: Arthur Cox
The Miller's Tale: Robin: Gordon Griffin
The Reeve's Tale: Simpkin: Tom Watson
The Reeve's Tale: Wife: Briony Hodge
The Reeve's Tale: Daughter: Carolyn Jones
The Reeve's Tale: John: Michael Graham Cox
The Reeve's Tale: Alan: Donald Gee

: Portrait of Petula

Written by Sheldon Keller and Gordon Farr
starring Petula Clark
with Ron Moody, Sacha Distel and special guest star Andy Williams
A programme recorded in America


Writer: Sheldon Keller
Writer: Gordon Farr
Musical director: Harper MacKay
Music arranged by: Michel Colombier
Choreographer: Jack Regas
Art director: E. Jay Krause
Director/producer: Alan Handley
Producer: Bob Wynn
Producer: Yvonne Littlewood
Executive producer: Claude Wolff
Singer: Petula Clark
Performer: Ron Moody
Singer: Sacha Distel
Singer: Andy Williams

: News Summary and Weather


: Line-Up: Thursday

With Joan Bakewell talking to Spike Milligan


Interviewer: Joan Bakewell
Interviewee: Spike Milligan
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.

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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