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A weekly programme about work in the world of science
The Jodrell Bank Telescope
First of two talks by A. C. B. Lovell , O.B.E., F.R.S. Professor of Radio Astronomy in the University of Manchester
In his first talk Professor Lovell, Director of Manchester University's Jodrell Bank Experimental Station, discusses the uses and problems of the world's largest steerable radio telescope, and describes the current programme in which it is being used in the exploration of the universe.


Unknown: A. C. B. Lovell


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
A selection of ornamental trees for fruit and berry, chosen by Robert Jefferies
Seed novelties and some good recent introductions, recommended by Charles Unwin


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Unknown: Charles Unwin


A weekly magazine of interest to motorists
Arranged and introduced by Bill Hartley including:
The lorry driver's light-signalling code: by Ross Giles
The insurance consultant: Does your policy suit your needs?
Tips on the care of your car The week's motoring news
Edited by H. Saunders-Jacoba


Introduced By: Bill Hartley
Unknown: Ross Giles
Edited By: H. Saunders-Jacoba

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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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