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: World Bowls

The Embassy
World Indoor Bowls Championship
Live coverage from the last Quarter-final match being played at the Coatbridge Indoor Bowling Club. The third Quarter-final was also decided earlier today.
(Further coverage tonight at 11.40)

: Weekend Outlook

helps you plan your weekend by previewing daytime programmes of special interest from the Open University.
A BBC/Open University production

: The Saint in New York

A feature film starring
Louis Hayward , Sig Rumann
This lively underworld saga opens a short season of vintage thrillers featuring the Saint, the debonair detective created by Leslie Char teris. In his very first appearance on screen, the Robin Hood of modern crime is played by Louis Hayward , joining battle with the New York underworld to halt the criminal career of the Machiavellian ' Big Fellow' ...
Produced by WILLIAM SISTROM Directed by BEN HOLMES
Films: page 12


Unknown: Louis Hayward
Unknown: Sig Rumann
Unknown: Leslie Char
Unknown: Robin Hood
Played By: Louis Hayward
Unknown: Charles Kaufman
Unknown: Mortimer Offner
Novel By: Leslie Charteris
Produced By: William Sistrom
Directed By: Ben Holmes
The Saint: Louis Hayward
Fay Edwards: Kay Sutton
Hutch Rollin: Sig Rumann
Inspector Fernack: Jonathan Hale
Red Jenks: Jack Carson
Hymie Fanro: Paul Guilfoyle
William Valcross: Frederic Burton
PapinOff: Ben Weldon
Vincent Nather: Cilarles Helton
Sebastian: Cliff Bragdon

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Oxford Road Show

This week the Road Show really does take to the road. Peter Powell presents the show live from a major club in Glasgow. Music from Blanc-mange and Sets The Tone. A performance from dance duo Fotostat, and the début showcase for solo singer Paul Quinn. Dick Witts reviews the arts and events in Glasgow, and Honor Wilson reports on the news and issues of the week.
Letters to ORS, PO Box 27, Manchester M60 ISJ. (Feedback in ORS I'S in Peter Powell 's Radio 1 show next Thursday)


Unknown: Peter Powell
Singer: Paul Quinn.
Singer: Dick Witts
Singer: Honor Wilson
Director: Peter Hamilton
Unknown: Peter Powell

: Master Photographers

This is the fifth in a series of six conversations with some of the grand old master photographers of this century. Andre Kertész
André Kertfsz is regarded as one of photography's great pioneers. Cartier-Bresson said 'We all owe something to Kertesz', and Brassai ' Andr6 Kertfisz has two qualities which are essential for a great photographer- an insatiable curiosity about the world, about people and about life, and a precise sense of form.'
A poet among the photographers, Kertgsz's work goes back to almost the beginning of the century-70 years during which his freshness of seeing and his uncorrupted attitude to the world and his art have not diminished. Born in Budapest, he now lives in New York where this conversation was filmed.
A friend of Chagall, Mondrian and Colette, Kertesz talks to Peter Adam about the Paris of the 20s, his early life in Hungary and the bitter and long battle for acceptance in America.
Film editor JEFF SHAW Producer PETER ADAM


Unknown: Peter Adam
Producer: Peter Adam

: Did You See... ?

The weekly review of television presented by Ludovic Kennedy who discusses The Rothko Conspiracy (BBC2), Doctors' Dilemmas (BBC2) and Stayback (Central) with art expert Bryan Robertson and philosopher Mary Warnock. Plus a feature on the return of live drama to BBC screens.


Presented By: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Bryan Robertson
Unknown: Mary Warnock.
Producer: Clare Paterson
Director: Stephen Garrett
Producer: John Archer

: Cameo

Flamingos in thousands, flotillas of fishing white pelicans, weaver birds and love-birds nesting alongside wintering swallows from England. The lakes of East Africa have a galaxy of colourful birds, and each has its own life-style. Narrator DOUGLAS LEACH photography EWART NEEDHAM Film editor MICHAEL STEVENS
Produced by KEITH HOPKINS . BBC Bristol


Narrator: Douglas Leach
Unknown: Ewart Needham
Editor: Michael Stevens
Produced By: Keith Hopkins

: The Captain's Doll

by D. H. LAWRENCE screenplay by JAMES SAUNDERS starring with Following its defeat in the First World War, Germany is an occupied country. Captain Alex Hepburn is stationed in Cologne. His neighbour in the apartment house is Hannele, a displaced Polish countess. Their passionate love affair is interrupted by the arrival of Alex's wife.
Directed by CLAUDE WHATHAM Producer Louis MARKS


Unknown: D. H. Lawrence
Unknown: James Saunders
Unknown: Graham Hare
Unknown: Elmer Cossey
Editor: Robin Sales
Designer: Don Taylor
Directed By: Claude Whatham
Producer: Louis Marks
Capt Hepburn: Jeremy Irons
Hannele: Gila von Weitershausen
Evangeline: Jane Lapotaire
Freddie Packard: Leigh Lawson
Mitchka: Brigitte Karner
Franz: Michael Aufhauser
Ulrich: Ivan Desny
Dieter: Arnfried Lerche
Marjorie: Sheila Ruskin
Angelina: Tacy Kneale
Perkins: Trevor T Smith
Colonel: Michael Sheard
Captain: Robin Meredith
Lieutenant: Tim Bannerman
Second lieutenant: Angus Kennedy
Sweet young things: Gayle Colman
Sweet young things: Lizzy Cinnerny
Sweet young things: Emma Sutton
Hotel manager: Ronald Froehlich
Hotel clerk: Hansjoerg Hack
Curio shop-owner: Ulla Best
Policeman: Hubert Muenster

: Newsnight

: World Bowls

The Embassy
World Indoor Bowls Championship
Highlights from tonight's first Semi-Final and news of the other matches played today at the Coatbridge Indoor Bowling Club.

: Crime International: Improperly Dressed

starring Endre Holman
Janos, a young political refugee, is nearing the end of an escape route out of Hungary when his contact for the last stage is shot. Trapped on the wrong side of the border and in his disguise as a girl, Janos becomes a nurse in a sanatorium where his deception leads to murder.
Written by ZSUZSA TOTH Directed by PAL SANDOR
A Hungarian film with English subtitles Films: page 12


Unknown: Endre Holman
Written By: Zsuzsa Toth
Directed By: Pal Sandor
JanoS: Endre Holman
Actress: Margit Dayka
Princess: Irma Patkós
Carla: Carla Romanelli
Rémi: Dezso Garas
Dr Wallash: Sandor Szabo
Miss Agnes: Hedi Temessy
Mrs Ambrus: Maria Lazar
MiSS AgOta: Agi Margittai
Sister Zsofi: Erzebet Kutvolgyi

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.

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