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: Play School: Ideas Day

Today's story "Kindhearted Jack" by Jean Watson


Presenter: Julie Stevens
Presenter: John Colclough
Author (Kindhearted Jack): Jean Watson
Storyteller: Peter Glaze

: Closedown

: Computers in Business: So You Think You Need a Computer


Scriptwriter: Rex Malik
Producer: Peter Riding

: Interval

: Newsroom

with Peter Woods


Newsreader: Peter Woods

: Times Remembered

James Astor talks to Edwin Lee
For many years butler to Lady Astor, Edwin Lee remembers many of the famous people who visited Cliveden, home of the Astors, during the 20s and 30s.


Interviewer: James Astor
Interviewee: Edwin Lee
Producer: Tom Conway

: The Money Programme

The people, the stories, and the action behind the one commodity no one can do without - money. Together with the Money-Minder - a regular feature with up-to-the-minute news of the Stock Market.


Presenter: Brian Widlake
Presenter: Alan Watson
Presenter: Paul Griffiths
Producer: Robert Rowland

: Percy Thrower in the Gardeners' World of William Shakespeare

from Hall's Croft, Stratford-upon-Avon
The first of three programmes

The anniversary of Shakespeare's birth on 23 April, 1564, draws thousands to
Stratford in celebration. Among the places they visit is Hall's Croft, the home of the poet's daughter and her husband, Dr John Hall. Having walked through the house they can stroll into the garden which Shakespeare knew and loved.
Dr Levi Fox, Director of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, discusses with Percy Thrower Shakespeare's interest in plants and flowers.


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: Dr John Hall
Guest: Dr Levi Fox
Producer: Bill Duncalf

: Show of the Week presents: Nana Mouskouri

The international singing star from Greece in the second of a new series, also featuring The Athenians, with special guests Esther Ofarim, Gheorghe Zamfir and the Rumanian folk ensemble and the Black Theatre of Prague

(The Black Theatre of Prague are appearing in Danny La Rue's Show at the Palace Theatre, London)


Singer: Nana Mouskouri
Musicians: The Athenians
Singer: Esther Ofarim
Musicians: Gheorghe Zamfir and the Rumanian folk ensemble
Performers: The Black Theatre of Prague
The Orchestra leader: Henry Datyner
Musical Director: Peter Knight
Design: Brian Tregidden
Production: Yvonne Littlewood

: Disco 2

features Cochise, Loudon Wainwright III
Richard Williams looks at some aspect of the LP charts.
Together with a selection of the new releases on record.


Presenter: Richard Williams
Musicians: Cochise
Singer/Guitarist: Loudon Wainwright III
Designer: Colin Matthews
Producer: Granville Jenkins
Executive Producer: Michael Appleton

: World Cinema: Fernandel: Nais

Tonight the first film in the BBC's special three-part tribute to the great French actor.
Starring Fernandel
with Jacqueline Bouvier, Raymond Pellegrin

'Fernandel's finest performance,' was how the critics described Nais when it was first released in France.
Written and partly directed by Marcel Pagnol and based on the novel Nais Micoulin by Emile Zola, it tells the story of a hunch-back deeply in love with a farmer's daughter who is forced to watch her fall for the charms of the local landowner's son.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Writer/Director: Marcel Pagnol
Based on the novel "Nais Micoulin" by: Emile Zola
Director: Raymond Leboursier
Toine: Fernandel
Nais: Jacqueline Bouvier
Frederic: Raymond Pellegrin
Mme Micoulin: Germaine
M Micoulin: Henri Poupon

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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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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