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: Simon Bates

with The Early Show including at
6.15 Pause for Thought
A selection from Pause for Thought. 25p, from bookshops

: Terry Wogan

including at
8.27 Racing Bulletin and at
8.45 Pause for Thought

: Tony Brandon's Open House

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

: Jimmy Young

: David Hamilton

as Radio 1. but including on 1500m only (also 202m Scotland)
2.45. 3.45 and 4.45 Sports Desk with up-to-the-minute racing results

: Waggoners' Walk NW

(Repeated: Wed 10.30 am)

: Sam Costa

including at
5.45 Sports Desk with up-to-the-minute racing results

: Sports Desk

A round-up of the day's news, including classified racing results

: Beat the Record

Don Davis once again invites listeners by telephone to join in the national game of naming the tune.
Prizes for all who know their music.
If you would like to play this game. send a postcard, giving your name. address and telephone number to: ' Beat the Record. BBC. London W1A4WW Devised by DON DAVIS Producer IAN FENNER


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

: Sing Something Simple

The Adam Singers directed by CLIFF ADAMS
Accompanied by JACK EMBLOW Producer JOHN BROWELL


Directed By: Cliff Adams
Accompanied By: Jack Emblow
Producer: John Browell

: The Musical World of Alan Moorhouse

with the BBC Radio Orchestra and songs from MATT FLINDERS introduced by Len Jackson Producer BRIAN WILLEY


Introduced By: Len Jackson
Producer: Brian Willey

: The Impresarios

Michael Craig continues the stories of the men who create the world of entertainment.
Val Parnell : Part 1
Every now and then an impresario emerges who establishes himself in the public's imagination His becomes a name that conveys the word ' entertainment.' Such a name was Val Parnell.
Starlight Roof was over-running, and there was seriously a question of cutting her little song out. Val said ' Oh no, this is what's going to bring people to this theatre for a long time.' And this was Julie Andrews. (ALEC SHANKS) He was boss of the world's biggest chain of live theatres at that time, and yet he used to go around the country looking for people who might be stars in a few years time. He brought into the Palladium a young man - just to try him out for one day. 'cos he thought this feller had potential - a young bloke called Max Bygrnves. (JOHN CARLSEN ) With FRANK DUNCAN and the voice of Pat Kirkwood


Unknown: Michael Craig
Unknown: Val Parnell
Unknown: Val Parnell.
Unknown: Julie Andrews.
Unknown: Max Bygrnves.
Unknown: John Carlsen
Unknown: Frank Duncan
Written By: Frank Salter
Producer: David Rayvern Allen

: Sports Desk

: Jeff Cooper

with Music Through Midnight including Contact and at 12.0
Midnight Newsroom; weather

: News Summary

: * Closedown

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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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