Programme Index

Discover 9,921,193 listings and 223,755 playable programmes from the BBC

A magazine programme televised every second Friday.

Memory Man
Leslie Welch challenges all viewers to defeat him on any question about sport. He gives his answers impromptu and any viewer who 'stumps' him will be sent savings stamps to the value of one pound.

Tight Spot
A dramatic demonstration of some tips for self-defence by 'The Company of Film Stunt Specialists'.

Meet Your Favourite Authors: 6 - Elizabeth Bowen
A famous writer talks to viewers about the craft of writing.

Something Old
Something from London's past provided and demonstrated by permission of the London Museum.

Something New
Something from a British factory provided and demonstrated by permission of the Council of Industrial Design.

Something Borrowed
Viewers are invited to tell 'Kaleidoscope' of any object, with a story attached to it, they may own. It will then be shown to viewers and the story told.

Something Blue
A song with the word 'blue' in the title. Viewers choose the song and Lind Joyce sings it.

How To -
An expert will come each fortnight to show you how to do one of the simple things you have to do so often.

Watch that Faux Pas
A painless demonstration of etiquette for every occasion by Max Kester, Charles Irwin, George Stanford, and Georgina Cookson.

The programme is introduced to viewers by McDonald Hobley, and is edited and produced by John Irwin.
All correspondence in connection with this programme should be addressed to: -
'Kaleidoscope' [address removed]


Memory Man:
Leslie Welch
Item presenter (Meet Your Favourite Authors):
Elizabeth Bowen
Singer (Something Blue):
Lind Joyce
Script (Watch that Faux Pas):
Max Kester
[Actor] (Watch that Faux Pas):
Max Kester
[Actor] (Watch that Faux Pas):
Charles Irwin
[Actor] (Watch that Faux Pas):
George Stanford
[Actress] (Watch that Faux Pas):
Georgina Cookson
McDonald Hobley
John Irwin

BBC Television

About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More