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: Play School: Pets Day

Today's story is "Where do Butterflies Go When it Rains?" by May Garelick


Presenter: Miranda Connell
Presenter: Johnny Silvo
Author (Where do Butterflies Go When it Rains?): May Garelick

: Closedown

: Square Two: 27: Transformations Multiplied

A second start in mathematics
Introduced by Alan Tammadge


Presenter: Alan Tammadge
Producer: David Roseveare

: Newsroom

with Peter Woods reporting the world tonight with the BBC's reporters and correspondents at home and abroad


Newsreader: Peter Woods

: Times Remembered

They have treasured memories of other times - firm views about present times.

: Man Alive: Phela Ndaba: The End of the Dialogue

A weekly programme which focuses on people and the situations which shape their lives

Smuggled out of South Africa, 'The End of the Dialogue' is a powerful documentary shot by five black members of the Pan Africanist Congress. They, and the people taking part, risked their lives and liberty, for under South African laws they could have been arrested and charged under the 'Sabotage' or 'Terrorism' Acts.
Commentators and businessmen go to South Africa, return and tell us about apartheid, but rarely are we told how it feels to be black in South Africa. We all know about apartheid: 19 per cent white population ruling 81 per cent black. Cold statistics like: South Africa is responsible for nearly 50 per cent of the total number of executions in the world; and South Africa's daily prison population 1968/69-whites 3,000, Africans and others 78,000. Cold statistics - until you see this film.


Produced by: Morena Films
Editor: Desmond Wilcox
Editor: Bill Morton

: 'What's the Point?'

A Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Liberal Party
Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe, MP Leader of the Liberal Party; David Steel, MP
(also on BBC1 and BBC Wales)


Speaker: Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe
Speaker: David Steel

: Biography: Byron

by Ian Thorne
Starring Keith Barron as Byron

1818 - Byron has fled England to settle in Venice with his bizarre menage. He has to choose between a playboy's or an idealist's life.
(Byron romantic and beautiful - hardly!: page 4)


Writer: Ian Thorne
Film Editor: Allan Tyrer
Costumes: Juanita Waterson
Lighting: Sam Barclay
Designer: Ray Cusick
Producer: Mark Shivas
Director: John Glenister
Byron: Keith Barron
La Fornarina: Julian Burbury
Luigia: Gigi Gatti
Mary Shelley: Margaret Ford
Shelley: Laurence Carter
Allegra: Michelle Martin
Tita: Norman Mitchell
Fletcher: Windsor Davies
Hoppner: Geoffrey Chater
Count Guiccioli: Raf De La Torre
Count Rangoni: Geoffrey Wincott
Teresa Guiccioli: Janina Faye
Contessa Benzoni: Gita Denise
Augusta: Anne Berry
Annabella: Astrid Andersen
Trelawny: Anthony Ainley
Pietro Gamba: Michael Wennink
Dragoon: John Keston
Guard: Ray Marioni
Chief of Police: Victor Baring
Health guards: Jay Neill
Health guards: Antonio Demaggio
Lady Blessington: Jean Channon
Loukas: Paul Kalli
Doctor: Maurice Quick

: Pets and Vets: Lameness

Introduced by Jack Pizzey

In tonight's programme Veterinary Surgeons describe how lameness can happen and what they can do to put it right.


Presenter: Jack Pizzey
Director: Brian Daubney
Producer: Peter Bruce

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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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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