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: Play School: Dressing-Up Day

Story "Woolly White Lambs" by Wilma Horsbrugh
illustrated by Hilary Hayton

(Repeated on BBC1 at 4.20 pm)


Author (Woolly White Lambs): Wilma Horsbrugh
Illustrator (Woolly White Lambs): Hilary Hayton
Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Presenter: Brian Cant

: Closedown

: Newsroom

with Peter Woods


Newsreader: Peter Woods

: Summer Season presents: Galia

Galia von Meck is the grand-niece of the Russian composer Tchaikovsky. Now 80, she looks back over a remarkable life which began in the secure aristocratic world of Imperial Russia. When the revolution came in 1917 her father was shot, her second husband disappeared and she was sent to a prison camp in Siberia. After enduring the hardships of Soviet Russia for more than 20 years she fled to the west during the war.
Galia von Meck's memories of those turbulent years make a moving and vivid story, described with courage and humour.



Subject: Galia von Meck
Narrator: Vladimir Rodzianko Jr
Director: Sue Boyd

: Collector's World

Dutch Delft: a brief history showing how it began and how it continues to prosper
Alan Baer and his Art Registry: a new computerised system of cataloguing, identifying and tracing works of art
Rocks and Gem Stones: an area of collecting which is becoming more and more popular
James Norbury answers questions
Introduced by Hugh Scully
(from Bristol)


Presenter: Hugh Scully
Expert: James Norbury
Director: Robin Drake
Director: Paul Smith
Producer: John King

: The Oscars: Sergeant York

A season of films featuring Oscar-winning performances.
[Starring] Gary Cooper

Also starring Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie

The real-life story of Alvin York, the backwoods farmer from Tennessee who became one of America's World War I heroes and a legend in his own lifetime. The role of Sergeant York won for Gary Cooper his first Oscar, the 1941 Best Performance by an Actor Award. He was to win a second Oscar ten years later - for High Noon.

(This Week's Films: page 9)


Director: Howard Hawks
Alvin C. York: Gary Cooper
Pastor Rosier Pile: Walter Brennan
Gracie Williams: Joan Leslie
'Pusher' Ross: George Tobias
Major Buxton: Stanley Ridges
Mother York: Margaret Wycherly
Ike Botkin: Ward Bond
Buck Lipscomb: Noah Beery Jr
Rosie York: June Lockhart
George York: Dickie Moore
Zeke: Clem Bevans
Lem: Howard Da Silva
Cordell Hull: Charles Trowbridge
Capt Danforth: Harvey Stephans
Bert Thomas: David Bruce
German Major: Charles Esmond
Sgt Early: Joseph Sawyer
Sgt Harry Parsons: Pat Flaherty
Zeb Andrews: Robert Porterfield
Nate Tomkins: Erville Alderson

: Late Night Line-Up

Joan Bakewell, Michael Dean, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley


Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Presenter: Michael Dean
Presenter: Tony Bilbow
Presenter: Sheridan Morley
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.

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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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