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: Open University

Falling Leaves and Beating Hearts

: Golf: The Open

from Muirfield

: King Rollo

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Philomena

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Golf: The Open

from Muirfield

: News and Weather followed by Project VisionQuest

The last of three programmes Running Wild
Narrated by Ron Pickering Wild horses and wild kids - what can they possibly have in common . . ?
America's prison population doubled in ten years. Today, one out of every 600
Americans is in a prison cell - and a high proportion of the inmates are juveniles.
Now, in a courageous scheme devised by a far-seeing group of pioneers in the West, wild mustangs and even wilder kids, some of them with 14 year sentences, are getting to know each other - the hard way. There are startling benefits for them both. Producer BOB SAUNDERS
Series editor ANTHONY ISAACS


Unknown: Ron Pickering
Producer: Bob Saunders
Editor: Anthony Isaacs

: Flower of the Month

Most of Britain's flowering plants live on dry land, but water-lilies are exceptions. Michael Jordan reveals the secrets of their success. Producer SARA FORD
Executive producer JOHN SPARKS (R)


Unknown: Michael Jordan
Producer: John Sparks

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

Lillian Board
Series producer JEFF GODDARD

: Golf: The Open

: First Night of the Proms

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London Part 1: Janacek Sinfonietta Sir John Pritchard , chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, launches the 93rd season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts with one of this century's most festive works. Janacek's last and greatest orchestral work grew from a commission for a fanfare into a massive celebration of the newly-independent Czech nation.


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Sir John Pritchard

: * Tippett and Time

Sir Michael Tippett 's two oratorios A Child of our Time and The Mask of Time span nearly half a century in which he has returned again and again to the universal themes of time and history.
Tonight he looks back over 50 years as a composer in a violently changing world.


Unknown: Sir Michael Tippett

: First Night of the Proms

Part 2: Tippett
A Child of our Time
Sir Michael Tippett 's oratorio is a compassionate outcry against injustice and persecution, enhanced by the use of negro spirituals.
Sir Michael himself describes the work as a passion about man 'whose god has left the light of the heavens for the dark of the collective unconscious.'
Faye Robinson (soprano) Cynthia Clarey (mezzo-soprano)
Neil Jenkins (tenor) Robert Lloyd (bass) BBC Singers
Chorusmaster SIMON JOLY BBC Symphony Chorus
Chorusmaster GARETH MORREL BBC Symphony Orchestra led by BELA DEKANY
Presented by Richard Baker Sound GRAHAM HAINES (television) JAMES HAMILTON (radio) Lighting DENNIS BUTCHER Executive producers
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 3. Viewers with stereo
Radio 3 may wish to turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away.
Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.
0 FEATURE: page 4


Unknown: Sir Michael Tippett
Soprano: Faye Robinson
Mezzo-Soprano: Cynthia Clarey
Tenor: Neil Jenkins
Bass: Robert Lloyd
Presented By: Richard Baker
Unknown: Graham Haines
Unknown: Kenneth Corden.
Unknown: Rodney Greenberg
Directed By: Dennis Marks

: The RKO Story - Tales from Hollywood

A series of six programmes 3: A Woman's Lot RKO was famous throughout the 30s for its twomen's pictures', and in this episode the queens of the studio, Katharine Hepburn and Ginger Rogers , talk about how they pursued their very different careers.
Both won Oscars at RKO, but while Ginger Rogers'... was obedient and did things I was told to do ...',
Katharine Hepburn insisted on doing things her way. We hear of Ginger's formidable mother, Lela Rogers , her acting school at RKO, and a favourite pupil, Lucille Ball. Together with these rare interviews, tonight's programme investigates confidential memos and studio correspondence, and shows extracts from the best, and worst, movies made by RKO's biggest female stars. Ed Asner is the guide through the archives, written and cinematic, of the old RKO studios. Photography


Unknown: Katharine Hepburn
Unknown: Ginger Rogers
Unknown: Katharine Hepburn
Unknown: Lela Rogers
Unknown: Lucille Ball.
Unknown: Ed Asner
Unknown: Ian Kennedy.
Unknown: Charles Chabot.
Unknown: Rosemary Wilton

: * Newsnight

with Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael

: * Weatherview

: * Golf: The Open

Muirfield HARRY CARPENTER With highlights and news of the qualifiers.


Unknown: Muirfield Harry Carpenter

: The Best of the Bs: Cat People

Simone Simon, Kent Smith, Tom Conway.
The collaboration between producer Lewton and director Tourneur produced some memorable RKO movies, including masterworks in the horror genre, of which the original version of "Cat People" remains the most potent.
Oliver, a young New Yorker, falls in love with Irena, a Serbian-born fashion designer, whom he meets at the Central Park Zoo. But Irena is haunted by a bizarre past involving the occult and bestial worship, which threatens those who approach her with death and destruction.

(Black and white)
Films: page 16


Irena Dubrovna: Simone Simon
Oliver Reed: Kent Smith
Dr Judd: Tom Conway
Alice: Jane Randolph
Commodore: Jack Holt
Carver: Alan Napier
Miss Plunkett: Elizabeth Dunne
Blondie: Mary Halsey
Zoo keeper: Alec Craig
Cat woman: Elizabeth Russell
Mrs Agnew: Dot Farley
Minnie: Teresa Harris
Bus driver: Charles Jordan
Taxi driver: Don Kerr
Mrs Hansen: Betty Roadman
Screenplay: Dewitt Bodeen
Producer: Val Lewton
Director: Jacques Tourneur

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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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