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: Play School: Ideas Day

Today's story is 'The Beanstick Hide' by Peter Wiltshire
(repeated on BBC1 and BBC Wales at 4.20 pm)


Author (The Beanstick Hide): Peter Wiltshire
Presenter: Johnny Ball
Presenter: Carol Chell

: Closedown

: Teaching Adults: 8: Project and Community

Ten programmes about principles and methods

A Nottingham extra-mural class investigates poverty.

(first shown on BBC1)


Speaker: George Whittle
Speaker: Maurice Broady
Speaker: Eric Butterworth
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 Bernard Braden, Sam Kydd, Tony Britton and Barbara Kelly, Gwen Watford, Jacki Piper
Referee Robert Robinson



Team captain: Bernard Braden
Panellist: Sam Kydd
Panellist: Tony Britton
Team captain: Barbara Kelly
Panellist: Gwen Watford
Panellist: Jacki Piper
Referee: Robert Robinson
Call My Bluff devised by: Mark Goodson
Call My Bluff devised by: Bill Todman
Director: Michael Goodwin
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 6

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
Costumes: Dorothea Wallace
Design: Norman James
Design: James Hatchard
Producer: Ronald Travers
Director (Pilgrimage): Roderick Graham
Director (Pilgrimage): Michael Bakewell
Director (Tales): John Glenister
The Pilgrims: Chaucer: William Squire
The Pilgrims: Merchant: Jeremy Young
The Pilgrims: Host: Joss Ackland
The Pilgrims: Clerk: David Collings
The Pilgrims: Prioress: Marian Diamond
The Pilgrims: Wife of Bath: Barbara Jefford
The Pilgrims: Franklin: Clive Morton
The Pilgrims: Cook: Kevin Flood
The Pilgrims: Manciple: Kenneth Ives
The Pilgrims: Nun: Jeannie Fisher
The Pilgrims: Nun's Priest: John Cater
The Pilgrims: Miller: Barry Linehan
The Pilgrims: Knight: Robert Harris
The Pilgrims: Squire: Stephen Sheppard
The Pilgrims: Canon: Jack Le White
The Pilgrims: Canon's Yeoman: David Quilter
The Pilgrims: Reeve: Timothy Bateson
The Pilgrims: Haberdasher: Bart Allison
The Pilgrims: Dyer: Alan Lawrance
The Pilgrims: Weaver: Aubrey Danvers-Walker
The Merchant's Tale: January: Aubrey Richards
The Merchant's Tale: May: Janina Faye
The Merchant's Tale: Damian: Kenneth Cranham
The Merchant's Tale: Pluto: Norman McGlen
The Merchant's Tale: Proserpina: Mary Patricia Finn
The Merchant's Tale: Placebo: David Nettheim
The Merchant's Tale: Justinus: David Garth
The Merchant's Tale: Squire: Derek Crewe
The Merchant's Tale: Friends of January: Michael Hall
The Merchant's Tale: Friends of January: Roderick Jones
The Manciple's Tale: Phoebus: Stephen Bradley
The Manciple's Tale: Wife: Lorna Wilde
The Manciple's Tale: Lover: Norman Eshley
The Manciple's Tale: Crow: Jeffrey Gardiner

: The Price of Fame or Fame at any Price

featuring the combined and various talents of Georgie Fame and Alan Price
Pan's People



Singer/keyboardist: Georgie Fame
Singer/musician: Alan Price
Musical director: Reg Guest
Vocal backing: Kay Garner
Vocal backing: Rosetta Hightower
Dancers: Pan's People
Choreography: Flick Colby
Sound: Tony Millier
Lighting: Geoff Shaw
Design: Roger Ford
Production: Stanley Dorfman

: News Summary and Weather


: Line-Up: Thursday

with Michael Dean talking to Tom Wolfe author of The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test.


Presenter: Michael Dean
Interviewee: Tom Wolfe
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.

Welcome to BBC Genome

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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