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: Play School: Pets Day

Today's story is "The Cake" by Wilma Horsbrugh illustrated by Mina Martinez

(Repeated on BBC1 at 4.20 pm)


Author (The Cake): Wilma Horsbrugh
Illustrator (The Cake): Mina Martinez
Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Presenter: Brian Cant

: Closedown

: Newsroom

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


Newsreader: Peter Woods

: Stage 2 presents: She Stoops to Conquer

or The Mistakes of a Night by Oliver Goldsmith
[Starring] Tom Courtenay, Thora Hird, Juliet Mills and Ralph Richardson
also starring Elaine Taylor

(Courtenay conquered: see cover story)


Author: Oliver Goldsmith
Music: George Hall
Costumes: Elizabeth Waller
Film Cameraman: Peter Hall
Film Editor: Michael Johns
Script Editor: Rosemary Hill
Designer: Roger Andrews
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Michael Elliott
Marlow: Tom Courtenay
Hastings: Brian Cox
Mr Hardcastle: Ralph Richardson
Mrs Hardcastle: Thora Hird
Tony Lumpkin: Trevor Peacock
Kate Hardcastle: Juliet Mills
Constance Neville: Elaine Taylor
Landlord: Ray Mort
Bet Bouncer: Sue Bond
Maid: Gloria Connell
Diggory: Christopher Hancock
Roger: Terry Bale
Sir Charles Marlow: Esmond Knight
Customer: Richard Ommanay
Customer: John Oxley
Customer: David Sands
Servant: Geoffrey Bateman
Servant: Monty James

: Report to the People

A Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Conservative and Unionist Party
(Also on BBC1)

: Worse Than Murder

A special report by Tom Mangold on the kidnapping and murder of Mrs Muriel McKay.
The first detailed film account of how 'V' Division and Scotland Yard broke the case. The detectives themselves re-enact the operation that led to the arrest and conviction of the Hosein brothers.
Taking part
Alick McKay, husband of Muriel McKay
Ian McKay, their son
Mrs Elsa Hosein, wife of Arthur Hosein
Peter Brodie, Asst Commissioner (Crime) Scotland Yard
Det Chief Supt Bill Smith, Head of 'V' Division CID
Det-Insp John Minors
and members of Scotland Yard's Flying Squad


Presenter: Tom Mangold
Interviewee: Alick McKay
Interviewee: Ian McKay
Interviewee: Elsa Hosein
Interviewee: Peter Brodie
Interviewee: Det Chief Bill Smith
Interviewee: Det-Insp John Minors
Interviewees: Members of Scotland Yard's Flying Squad
Director: John Purdie
Producer: Gordon Carr

: Late Night Line-Up

with Joan Bakewell, Michael Dean, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley


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