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: Simon Bates

with The Early Show including at
6.15 Pause for Thought

: Terry Wogan

including at
8.27 Racing Bulletin and at
8.45 Pause for Thought 9

: Pete Murray's Open House

(Requests, on postcards please, to ' Open House,' BBC, London WIA 4WW) including at
Waggoners' Walk NW

: Jimmy Young

: Ricochet

starring Ray Barrett as Michael John O'Shea
2.2 Sports Desk: with lunch-time cricket scoreboard


Unknown: Ray Barrett
Unknown: Michael John O'Shea

: Beat the Record

Don Davis invites listeners by telephone to join in the national game of naming the tune
Prizes for all who know their music. Devised by DON DAVIS Producer IAN FENNER


Unknown: Don Davis
Unknown: Don Davis
Producer: Ian Fenner

: Tony Brandon

including at
2.45 and 3.45 Sports Desk: with up-to-the minute racing results and cricket scores
Waggoners' Walk NW (Repeated: Wed. 10.30 am) and at
4.45 Sports Desk: with up-to-the-minute racing results and teatime cricket scores

: Joe Henderson

including at
5.45 Sports Desk: with up-to-the-minute racing results and cricket scores

: Sports Desk

A round-up of the day's news, with latest cricket scores and classified racing results

: The Organist Entertains

(Star Bingo, Luton) FRIEDA HALL
(BBC Theatre Organ)
STEVE EVANS (Electronic)
Introduced and produced by Robin Richmond
8.1 Sports Desk: with close-of-play cricket scoreboard


Unknown: George Blackmore
Unknown: Steve Evans
Produced By: Robin Richmond

: Star Sound

A musical look at the world of films
Composers of the Week: The Sherman Brothers, whose screen musicals include Mary Puppins , The Happiest Millionaire, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn
Off the Record: an Lp review of Casablanca - The Classic Film Scores for Humphrey Bogart
Going the Rounds: music from the current releases
Introduced by David Bellan Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST


Unknown: Mary Puppins
Unknown: Tom Sawyer
Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Introduced By: David Bellan

: Hubert Gregg

at The London Theatre
Highlighting a 400-year story
27: Playhouse, Players, Gate. Watergate, Little
Written and introduced by Hubert Gregg
10.2 Evening Racing Results 1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1


Unknown: Frank Salter
Introduced By: Hubert Gregg
Producer: David Rayvern Allen

: * John Dunn's Late Night Extra

1500m only I also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1 with the Music Line, featuring THE SKYLARKS with Comedy Tonight ... and the competitive game Snowball
Producer RICHARD WILLCOX including at
18.15 Sports Desk and at
(Rptd: Wed, 1.45 pm)

: Night Ride

Presented by Davtd Bellan with JULIE DAWN and your letters


Presented By: Davtd Bellan
Unknown: Julie Dawn

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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.

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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