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: News Summary; weather

5.3 Cricket: India v England. The Golden Jubilee Test - HENRY BLOFELD reports on the fourth day.


Unknown: Henry Blofeld

: Steve Jones

6.3 and 7.3 Cricket
6.15 Pause for Thought

: Ray Moore

8.3, 9.3 and 10.3 Cricket
8.27 Racing Bulletin
8.45 Pause for Thought

: Jimmy Young

11.3 and 12.3 Cricket

: David Hamilton

1.45 Sports Desk

: Ed Stewart's Request Show

2.45 and 3.45 Sports Desk

: Much More Music

with David Symonds
4.45 Sports Desk


Unknown: David Symonds

: News

: Waggoners' Walk

Problems of business and pleasure in Waggoners' Walk this week. Claire and Mike Nash discover the headaches involved in buying and selling property; the Priors discover how personal quarrels threaten their business concerns. But for Dickon at least one of his problems seems to be solved.


Written By: Jill Hyem
Written By: Alan Downer
Directed By: Anton Gill
Unknown: Mike Nash
Mike Nash: Edward Cast
Claire Nash: Ellen McIntosh
Liz Tyson: Ann Morrish
Peter Tyson: Basil Moss
Arthur Tyson: Gerald Cross
Jeremy Tyson: Jill Lidstone
Matt Prior: Michael Spice
Lynn Prior: Judy Franklin
Dickon Firth: Peter Wickham
Debbie Franks: Tara Soppet
Cressida Firth: Anne Clements
Maurice Gill: Crawford Logan
Shirley Edwards: Heather Bell
George Underdown: Alan Dudley
Bill AshtOn: Struan Rodger
Rob Pengelly: Mike Grady
Thelma Gough: Jill Balcon
Joan Pullbright: Janet Burnei.L
Brad Pullbright: Robert Beatty
Rocky Rowlands: Peter Marinker
Mr Spence: Peter Baldwin
MrsMullins: Eva Stuart
Nicola Gould: Hermione Gregory
Chef: Gordon Dulieu
Rex: Patrick Barr

: Much More Music

5.45 Sports Desk

: John Dunn

with music, news and views, plus the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA
6.45-7.0 Sports Desk: a round-up of the day's news and the classified racing results.

: Wiv a Little Bit o' Luck

The Stanley Holloway story Arthur Askey , in the fifth of six programmes, recalls My Fair Lady
1 Jack L, Warner called me one day and said "Cary Grant ". I said He's a cockney, you can't have a cockney playing an English professor of phonetics." Three days later Warner called me and said " What about Rock Hudson? He's not a cockney." I said " Well, I know he's not. Neither is Charles Boyer but you can't have him either." '
Written and researched by BENNY GREEN and MICHAEL MARSHALL Producer ALAN OWEN


Unknown: Stanley Holloway
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Charles Boyer
Unknown: Alan J. Lerner
Unknown: Benny Green
Unknown: Michael Marshall
Producer: Alan Owen

: Glamorous Nights

Unforgettable melodies from the world of operetta and musical theatre. Introduced by Sam Costa Compiled and written by EDWARD NASH


Introduced By: Sam Costa
Written By: Edward Nash
Producer: Anthony Wills

: Sports Desk

: Variety Club

Martin Date invites you to join the audience at the BBC Variety Club in Manchester for an hour's cabaret, starring
Ronnie Hilton , Tony Peers , Elaine Carole with resident music man Chester Harriott Special guest
Bill Waddington and the Variety Club Showband conducted by BRIAN FITZGERALD
BBC Manchester


Unknown: Ronnie Hilton
Unknown: Tony Peers
Unknown: Elaine Carole
Unknown: Chester Harriott
Unknown: Bill Waddington
Conducted By: Brian Fitzgerald
Producer: Mike Craig

: Brian Matthew

with Round Midnight including at 12.0 Midnight Newsroom; weather; motoring information

: You and the Night and the Music

with Jan Leeming


Unknown: Jan Leeming

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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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