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: Test Match Special

including lunchtime summary
[to 13.35]

: Test Match Special

including teatime summary
[to 16.20]

: Test Match Special

including close-of-play summary
For commentators, see page 25
[to 17.35 or 18.05]


In the South Introduced by IAN WALLER
Life with more trains: IAN WALLER has talked to people in South-East Kent S. and D.: SPENCER GILKS introduces an old hand from the Somerset and Dorset
How to improve rails: REX CHRISTIANSEN talks to a research assistant of BR.
Garratts: P. RANSOME-WALLIS on a Spanish footplate


Introduced By: Ian Waller
Unknown: Ian Waller
Introduces: Spencer Gilks
Talks: Rex Christiansen

: Keep Up Your French

13: La Journee d'une Famille Française
Introduced in French and English by PAUL COUSTER
Produced by ELSIE FERGUSON Second broadcast


English By: Paul Couster
Unknown: Charlotte Crozet
Produced By: Elsie Ferguson


A weekly review Produced by ARCHIE MACPHEE


Produced By: Archie MacPhee

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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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