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by Ernest Neal.
Of all British mammals the badger is one of the most independent and attractive. It is shy and usually only comes out during the hours of darkness. This programme illustrates some of the ways in which wild badgers live at night and also gives various clues to their presence in the countryside.
(BBC recording of last Monday's broadcast)
(to 11.45)

Contributors

Presenter:
Ernest Neal
Producer:
Eric Simms

by R.L. Stevenson
Adapted by John Blatchley in six episodes

(Recording of the broadcast on February 9, 1958)

Contributors

Author:
R.L. Stevenson
Adapted by:
John Blatchley
Producer:
Naomi Capon
Fights arranged by:
Patrick Crean
Sir Daniel Brackley:
Barry Letts
Joanna Sedley:
Ann Dickins
Lawless:
Patrick Wymark
Abbott:
Richard Carpenter
Hugh:
Colin Douglas
Richard Shelton:
Patrick Blackwell
Greensheve:
Ivor Salter
Bennett Hatch:
Alan Dobie
Lord Shoreby:
Timothy Bateson
Clipsby:
Alan Edwards
Lord Foxham:
Michael Meacham
Martin:
William Peacock
First Soldier:
Michael Partridge
Second Soldier:
Laurence Parker
Captain Arblaster:
George Woodbridge

Percy Thrower shows seasonal work in garden and greenhouse including
Protecting polyanthus and primulas; Using cloches for early sowing; Sowing onion seed in boxes; Final potting of schizanthus and with Norman Massey, a cacti collector from Lincolnshire shows Cacti, Dwarf and Giant, Culture-propagation-and the best varieties for the amateur collector.
From the BBC's Midland television studio

Contributors

Presenter:
Percy Thrower
Guest:
Norman Massey
Presented by:
Paul Morby

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Rory McEwen and Alex McEwen

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/guitarist:
Rory McEwen
Singer/guitarist:
Alex McEwen
Producer:
Donald Baverstock

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
featuring Sidney James
with Robert Dorning, John Vere, Louis Howard, Rolf Harris, Arthur Mullard, Mario Fabrizi, Guy Mills, Manville Tarrant, James Bulloch, Ivor Raymonde, Harry Drew.

Contributors

Writer:
Alan Simpson
Writer:
Ray Galton
Incidental music composed and orchestra conducted by:
Wally Stott
Designer:
Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer:
Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius Hancock:
Tony Hancock
Sidney Balmoral James:
Sidney James
Theatre Manager:
Robert Dorning
Vicar:
John Vere
Sailor:
Rolf Harris
Policeman:
Arthur Mullard
Arab:
Mario Fabrizi
Maharajah:
Guy Mills
[Actor]:
Manville Tarrant
Prison Governor:
James Bulloch
Toy Seller:
Ivor Raymonde
Colonel:
Harry Drew

In tonight's recording Perry Como welcomes:
Guest stars and The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Ray Charles Singers, The Louis Da Pron Dancers.
Written by Goodman Ace, Morton Green and George Foster and Jay Burton.

Contributors

Presenter/singer:
Perry Como
Musicians:
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra
Singers:
The Ray Charles Singers
Dancers:
The Louis Da Pron Dancers
Producer for NBC:
Clark Jones
Writer:
Goodman Ace
Writer:
Morton Green
Writer:
George Foster
Writer:
Jay Burton
Edited for BBC television by:
Philip Barker
Film editor:
Richard Barclay

Raymond Glendenning introduces Hall of Fame
The Sportsview Unit recalls the world's greatest sports stars in action.
Tonight: The Challenge - The story of the world's greatest woman swimmer, Florence Chadwick.

Contributors

Presenter:
Raymond Glendenning
Subject:
Florence Chadwick
Devised by:
Paul Fox
Edited and written by:
Leslie Kettley
Presented by:
Tom Millett

by Charles Dickens
Adapted for television by Freda Lingstrom

In which Mr. Boffin becomes himself and Riderhood and Headstone meet for the last time.
(David McCallum appears by arrangement with The Rank Organisation)

Contributors

Author:
Charles Dickens
Adapted by:
Freda Lingstrom
Director:
Eric Tayler
Film Cameraman:
Ken Higgins
Film Editor:
Pam Bosworth
Costumes supervised by:
Elizabeth Agombar
Make-up supervised by:
Tommy Manderson
Designer:
Stephen Bundy
Producer:
Douglas Allen
Mr. Inspector:
William Mervyn
John Rokesmith:
Paul Daneman
Mrs. Bella Rokesmith:
Zena Walker
Miss Abbey Potterson:
Peggy Thorpe-Bates
Job Potterson:
Richard Aylen
Jacob Kibble:
Ronald Elms
Nicodemus Boffin:
Richard Pearson
Mrs. Henrietta Boffin:
Marda Vanne
Mr. Venus:
Gerald Cross
Silas Wegg:
Esmond Knight
Bradley Headstone:
Alex Scott
'Rogue' Riderhood:
Richard Leech
Sloppy:
Robert Scroggins
Reginald Wilfer:
George Howe
Mrs. Wilfer:
Daphne Newton
Miss Lavinia Wilfer:
Jill Dixon
George Sampson:
Bruce Gordon
Eugene Wrayburn:
David McCallum
Mortimer Lightwood:
Basil Henson
Lizzie:
Rachel Roberts

Field-Marshal Montgomery on Command in Battle
Outside broadcast cameras visit Lord Montgomery's home near Alton, in Hampshire, where he discusses the six campaigns from Alamein to Luneburg Heath in conversation with two former war correspondents Richard Dimbleby and Charles Collingwood.

Contributors

Presenter:
Field-Marshal Montgomery
Guest:
Richard Dimbleby
Guest:
Charles Collingwood
Director:
John Fearon
Producer:
Michael Bowen

This week's business in Parliament is over. Tonight two M.P.s face a group of their constituents in the BBC's television- studios in London.
Niall MacDermot M.P., Member (Labour) for Lewisham, North, Henry Price, M.P.
Member (Conservative) for Lewisham, West.
In the chair, John Beavan who calls for questions from the floor

Contributors

Panellist:
Niall MacDermot
Panellist:
Henry Price
Chairman:
John Beavan

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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