Programme Index

Discover 9,971,886 listings and 226,559 playable programmes from the BBC

Rostropovich plays Dvorak's Cello Concerto in B minor Op. 104 with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Rudolf Schwarz
Introduced by Alec Robertson.
Television presentation by Antony Craxton who writes on page 69
Before an invited audience in the BBC's studios, Maida Vale, London

Contributors

Cellist:
null Rostropovich
Musicians:
BBC Symphony Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader:
Paul Beard
[Orchestra] conducted by:
Rudolf Schwarz
Presenter:
Alec Robertson
Television presentation:
Antony Craxton

The Brains Trust meets every Sunday afternoon to answer questions sent by viewers.
The members this week are: Julian Huxley, F.R.S., Noel Annan, Margaret Lane, Clough Williams-Ellis.
Question-Master: Bernard Braden

Questions should be addressed to: The Brains Trust, [address removed]

Contributors

Question-Master:
Bernard Braden
Panellist:
Julian Huxley
Panellist:
Noel Annan
Panellist:
Margaret Lane
Panellist:
Clough Williams-Ellis
Producer:
John Furness

The Civil War ended long ago, but when the new doctor comes to town from the south the old hatreds flare up again. In this thrilling film Ricky and Champion help the doctor to prove that a good man is a good man, wherever he comes from. There is an exciting chase on horseback at the end.

Contributors

The Wonder Horse:
null Champion
Rebel, the dog:
null Blaze
Ricky North:
Barry Curtis
Uncle Sandy:
Jim Bannon

A serial in eight parts.
Adapted for television from the book by E. Nesbit and produced by Dorothea Brooking.

The action of the serial takes place in the year 1906

Contributors

Author:
E. Nesbit
Adapted by/Producer:
Dorothea Brooking
Film Cameraman:
Peter Sargent
Film Editor:
Ron de Mattos
Designer:
Eileen Diss
Peter:
Cavan Kendall
Phyllis:
Sandra Michaels
Roberta (Bobbie):
Anneke Willys
Jim:
Richard Peters
Signalman:
Edward Palmer
First farmhand:
Alan Curtis
Second farmhand:
Owen Berry
Mother:
Jean Anderson
Dr. Forrest:
John Stuart

Written and produced by Joy Harington.
A cycle of plays on the life of Our Lord.

(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on February 19, 1956)
(See page 3)

Contributors

Writer/Producer:
Joy Harington
Religious adviser:
Robert C. Walton
Film Cameraman:
Peter Sargent
Film Editor:
John Pullen
John the Baptist:
Peter Wyngarde
A Pharisee:
Derek Birch
A Sadducee:
Charles Lloyd Pack
First soldier:
Patrick Westwood
Second soldier:
David Spenser
A woodcutter:
Gertan Klauber
John bar Zebedee:
Michael Bryant
Andrew bar Jonah:
John Glen
Matthew:
Robert Gillespie
Jesus:
Tom Fleming
Simon bar Jonah:
Powys Thomas
James bar Zebedee:
Richard Grant
Simon's mother-in-law:
Blanche Fothergill
[Actor]:
David Ritch
Roman Soldier:
Philip Latham
[Actor]:
John Scott
[Actress]:
Kim Grant
[Actress]:
Rachalle Cohane
[Actress]:
Mercia Mansfield
[Actress]:
Geraldine Gwyther
[Actress]:
Kara Aldridge

by J. B. Priestley.
[Starring] James Hayter and Angela Baddeley with Raymond Francis

(See below and page 7)

Contributors

Author:
J.B. Priestley
Designer:
Stephen Taylor
Producer:
Gerard Glaister
Mrs. Lucy Baxley:
Ruth Gower
Elsie Radfern:
Gillian Owen
Bernard Baxley:
Raymond Francis
George Radfern:
James Hayter
Harold Russ:
Frederick Jaeger
Joe Fletten:
Sam Kydd
Mrs. Dorothy Radfern:
Angela Baddeley
Inspector Stack:
Jack Lambert
Sergeant Morris:
Frank Pettitt

with Winifred Atwell featuring Her Three Pianos
and Bruce Forsyth, Susan and Valerie Pardoe.

(Winifred Atwell appears by permission of Bernard Delfont)
See page 4

Contributors

Pianist:
Winifred Atwell
Entertainer:
Bruce Forsyth
Entertainers:
Susan and Valerie Pardoe
Choreography:
Joan Davis
Orchestra conducted by:
Eric Robinson
Designer:
Norman James
Producer:
Russell Turner

The 1956 Festival remembered by five visitors.
A film made by the BBC Television Film Unit in co-operation with Filmske Novosti, Belgrade.

The film contains sequences from the following Festival Productions of 1956: Ero the Joker (Gotovac); The Devil in the Village (Lhotka); The Rape of Lucretia (Britten); A Midsummer Night's Dream and Hamlet (Shakespeare); Othello (Verdi); Iphigenia in Tauris (Goethe); Dubravka (Gundulic); Uncle Maroya (Drzic); a piano recital by Kendall Taylor; and John Wright's puppets.
See page 7

Contributors

Treatment and Direction:
Olivera Gajic
Camera:
Simon Racskovic
Production:
Geoffrey Baines
Pianist:
Kendall Taylor
Puppeteer:
John Wright
The Englishman:
Kenneth Wright
Robert, from Toronto:
Sava Mrmak
Jean-Jacques, from Paris:
Voja Mircic
Misa:
Boza Miletic
Zaga:
Svetlana Jovanovic

BBC Television

Appears in

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