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(Full details on BBC1 at 4.0 pm)

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: Industrial Grand Tour

2: Sticklepath with Kenneth Hudson
A second look at Britain's industrial heritage.
Sticklepath, a tiny hamlet in Devon, is the unlikely home of a complete water-driven forge foundry which served all the special needs of a local community.


Unknown: Kenneth Hudson
Producer: Ray Sutcliffe

: Look, Stranger

The World of Blaster Bates
' When you drive around with half a hundredweight of jelly in the boot, you have to laugh or you'd be round the twist and on sunflower seeds.'
'BLASTER' BATES is not only one of Britain's leading demolition experts, but also an inspired comedian - calling on his wealth of experience as a blaster.
Much of his time when he's not blasting down chimneys or redundant buildings is spent in describing his exploits to a convulsed gathering.
Executive producer JENNIFER JEREMY Producer BARRY BEVINS (Manchester)


Producer: Jennifer Jeremy
Producer: Barry Bevins

: The Waltons: The Love Story

A film series.
John-Boy sees mysterious lights coming from a deserted old house. He and his father investigate and find a young girl, Jenny Pendleton, who used to live there with her father. The Waltons take her in, and while Jenny responds happily to the warmth and love of their close family life John-Boy falls in love for the first time.


John-Boy: Richard Thomas
Olivia Walton: Michael Learned
John Walton: Ralph Waite
Grandpa: Will Geer
Grandma: Ellen Corby
Jenny: Sian Barbara Allen
Eula Pendleton: Diane Shalet
Dave Pendleton: Gordon Rigsby
Mary Ellen: Judy Norton

: Party Political Broadcast

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

: Face the Music

A musical quiz
Joseph Cooper as questionmaster invites you to match your musical wits against
Joyce Grenfell Richard Baker Robin Ray
Guest musician Tamas Vasary


Questionmaster: Joseph Cooper
Panellist: Joyce Grenfell
Panellist: Richard Baker
Panellist: Robin Ray
Guest musician: Tamas Vasary
Director: Denis Moriarty
Producer: Walter Todds

: Horizon

The Hunting of the Quark
No one knows for sure what quarks are because no one has yet found one. Some physicists believe though that they might be the first particles to be created after the big bang beginning of the universe - and that is why quarks might be very important. The search for the existence of the quarks is one of the most intriguing detective stories of science. It exercises the minds of the world's leading physicists who are attempting to take matter apart and look back at the very early stages of creation. Why do they do it? Curiosity-the sheer excitement of discovery and of finding beauty and unity in nature at its most fundamental level. Narrator PAUL VAUGHAN


Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Editor: Christopher Woolley
Editor: Bruce Norman
Producer: David Paterson

: Masquerade

Six writers invite you to come to the party - and see what happens. Miitzen Ah! by CHARLES WOOD
The Nazi-hunting industry's celebrations concerning the discovery of a notorious war criminal in South America receive a jolt when a rival candidate crops up in Munich.


Unknown: Charles Wood
Unknown: Lewis Leonard Rossiter
Editor: Robert Buckler
Designer: Jeremy Bear
Producer: Herbert Wise
Director: Graham Evans
Fieldman: Mark Dignam
Bunny: Thorley Walters
Trump: Neil Hallett
Gunther: Kevin Stoney
Sir Frederick White: Frederick Peisley
Natalie: Lynne Frederick
Brook: Robert Davey
Andrew: David Meyer
Auctioneer: Stephen MacKenna

: News Extra

Presented by David Holmes Weather


Presented By: David Holmes

: Closedown

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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.

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