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: Play School

Pancake Day by JUDY WHITFIELD Photographs by JAMES MATTHEWS-JOYCE Presenters


Unknown: Judy Whitfield
Unknown: Sarah Long
Unknown: Jon Glover

: Closedown

: On Union Business

A series of five programmes on skills for trade unionists 5: Negotiation
Producer TONY Matthews


Written By: Bob Houlton
Director: Charles Pascoe
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Interval

: Inside the News

Last programme of a series of five Telling It Like It Is
What is the potential and what are the limitations of television news?
Producer Bernard adaus

: Closedown

: Open University

5.0 Pure Maths

5.25 The Heavens are Telling

5.50 Numbers

6.15 The Electricity Supply Industry

: Economics of the Real World

15: The Price of Labour
PETER DONALDSON examines the forces which determine how much we are paid.
Producer Bernard adaus Director CHRIS JELLEY
(Rptd: Fri BBC1 9.30 am; not Scotland) Book (same title), 80p, from bookshops


Unknown: Peter Donaldson
Director: Chris Jelley

: Newsday

with Michael Charlton. An interview with a man or woman behind the headlines follows the News Summary. Preceded by Weather


Unknown: Michael Charlton.

: International Pro-Celebrity Golf

Great Britain v USA
A seven-match tournament specially recorded for BBC2 and played over nine holes of the famous Ailsa Course at Turnberry Hotel, Ayrshire.
With four matches played in this four-ball series, the United States and Great Britain are level with two victories each.
This week: Peter Oosterhuis , Britain's leading golfer in 1974 and Bruce Forsyth v
Tom Weiskopf , British Open Champion in 1973 and Efrem Zimbalist Jr
Commentator PETER ALLISS
Television presentation by ALAN MOUNCER FRED VINER , and BUW JONES Producer A. P. WILKINSON


Unknown: Peter Oosterhuis
Unknown: Tom Weiskopf
Unknown: Efrem Zimbalist
Commentator: Peter Alliss
Introduced By: Henry Longhurst
Presentation By: Alan Mouncer
Presentation By: Fred Viner
Producer: A. P. Wilkinson

: The Glittering Eye

A special edition of The Book Programme in which Robert Robinson talks to the American writer Saul Bellow at his home in Chicago.
Bellow, who is 60 this year, is the author of Herzog and Henderson the Rain King and is, for many, the greatest novelist writing in the United States since the war. He talks in this programme about his books, his way of working, critics and the problems of a writer: ' It's very hard to be the Ancient Mariner and to stop the wedding guest and hold him with your glittering eye. Your eye has to glitter ten times as hard as in the 19th century to compete with the media and news stories and sensationalism.'
Executive producer will wyatt No friend of Bellow's: page 5


Talks: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Saul Bellow

: Tuesday Cinema: Androcles and the Lion

starring Jean Simmons
Victor Mature, Robert Newton Maurice Evans and Alan Young
In ancient Rome, during the persecution of the Christian martyrs, a tailor's simple act of kindness reaps an unexpected reward.
From the play by BERNARD SHAW Producer GABRIEL PASCAL Director CHESTER f. rskine
This Week's films, page 15


Unknown: Robert Newton
Unknown: Maurice Evans
Unknown: Alan Young
Play By: Bernard Shaw
Producer: Gabriel Pascal
Director: Chester F.
Lavinia: Jean Simmons
Androcles: Alan Young
Captain: Victor Mature
Ferrovius: Robert Newton
Caesar: Maurice Evans
Megaera: Elsa Lanchester
Lentulus: Reginald Gardiner
Menagerie keeper: Gene Lockhart
Editor: Alan Mowbray
SpinthO: Noel Willman
Cato: John Hoyt
Centurion: Jim Backus

: News Extra

with David Holmes ; Weather


Unknown: David Holmes

: The Hebrew Lesson

Written and directed by Wolf Mankowitz
Starring Milo O'Shea
A modern parable of a good Samaritan. In the troubled Ireland of 1921, a disused synagogue provides sanctuary for a rebel.


Directed By: Wolf Mankowitz
Unknown: Milo O'Shea

: Closedown

JILL BALCON reads I Am by JOHN CLARE. 11.30 Close


Unknown: Jill Balcon
Unknown: John Clare.

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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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