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A weekly miscellany of people and events.
Introduced by David Jacobs.
Including:

Judith, Countess Listowel and Nancy Spain on Modern Manners

Sir Michael Redgrave talking to Duff Newton

A Safari of Mercy
Elizabeth Balneaves on her visit to Rhodesia.

Great House to Youth Hostel
John Witty at Holland House.
(BBC film)

With a story from Spike Milligan.

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Presenter:
David Jacobs
Speaker (Modern Manners):
Countess Listowel
Speaker (Modern Manners):
Nancy Spain
Interviewee:
Sir Michael Redgrave
Interviewer:
Duff Newton
Item presenter (A Safari of Mercy):
Elizabeth Balneaves
Item presenter (Great House to Youth Hostel):
John Witty
Storyteller:
Spike Milligan
Director:
Brenda Horsfield
Producer:
Lorna Pegram

A magazine programme for railway enthusiasts with John Adams and Patrick Whitehouse.
Introduced by Bill Hartley.
This month's edition includes:
'Can you guess?'; Train Ferries; Narrow Gauge in Austria; Book Review
Today's guest, Terence Cuneo, the well-known railway artist.
From the BBC's Midland television studio

Contributors

Devised and filmed by:
John Adams
Devised and filmed by:
Patrick Whitehouse
Presenter:
Bill Hartley
Guest:
Terence Cuneo
Producer:
Graham Gauld

Introduced by James Fisher.

Some birds take off almost vertically and some have to help themselves into flight by paddling or running. Some birds have long narrow wings and some have short stubby ones.
How wing shape changes the flight of birds is discussed by James Fisher and John Barlee with the help of film.
(A recording of the programme originally shown in 1957)

Contributors

Presenter:
James Fisher
Guest:
John Barlee
Producer:
Tony Soper

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Cy Grant and the travelling reporters including Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Singer/guitarist:
Cy Grant
Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Reporter:
Fyfe Robertson
Associate producer:
Alasdair Milne
Associate producer:
Antony Jay
Associate producer:
Gordon Watkins
Editor:
Donald Baverstock

[Starring] Charlie Drake
with Marcelle Georgius as Igig
(See page 4)

Contributors

Script:
Charlie Drake
Script:
David Gumming
Script:
Derek Collyer
Singers:
The George Mitchell Singers
Orchestra conducted by:
George Clouston
Designer:
Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer:
Ernest Maxin
Himself:
Charlie Drake
Igig:
Marcelle Georgius
Monsieur Dupont:
Endre Muller
Man outside theatre:
Marcel de Villiers
Gendarme:
Jacques Cey
Postcard seller:
Alec Bregonzi
Customer in restaurant:
Alex Gallier
Jules (first waiter):
Michael Jacques
Maurice (second waiter):
Mark Singleton
Apache dancer:
Sheila Holt
Apache dancer:
Tom Gillis
[Actress]:
Madge Brindley
[Actress]:
Evelyn Lund
[Actress]:
Lesley Crease
[Actress]:
Eleanor Darling
[Actor]:
Michael Henry
[Actor]:
Moris Farhi
Dancer:
Terry Skelton
Dancer:
Len David
Dancer:
Hazel Johns
Dancer:
Wilma Fleming
Dancer:
Carolyn Dee
Dancer:
Merle Lee

Starring Perry Como
with John Payne, Dorothy Collins, Ivo Robic, Petit Michel, The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Ray Charles Singers, The Louis da Pron Dancers.
Written by Herbert Baker, Billy Friedberg, and Will Glickman.
(NBC recording)

Contributors

Singer/presenter:
Perry Como
Performer:
John Payne
Singer:
Dorothy Collins
Singer:
Ivo Robic
Performer:
Petit Michel
Musicians:
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra
Singers:
The Ray Charles Singers
Dancers:
The Louis da Pron Dancers
Produced for NBC by:
Clark Jones
Writer:
Herbert Baker
Writer:
Billy Friedberg
Writer:
Will Glickman
Edited for BBC Television by:
Richard Barclay

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview
Action... News... Personalities in a weekly sports magazine for the family.
Tonight's programme includes:
Football, Rugby League
and
Boxing: Henry Cooper v. Joe Erskine
An exclusive film of last night's fight for the British and British Empire Heavyweight Championship.
See facing page and page 5

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Dimmock
Boxer:
Henry Cooper
Boxer:
Joe Erskine
Associate Editor:
Ronnie Noble
Presented by:
Bryan Cowgill
Editor:
Paul Fox

Presenting Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra in thirty minutes of music in an informal manner with songs by Sheila Buxton and Roberto Cardinali and Norman George with his violin.
Introduced by Roger Moffat.
From the BBC's North of England television studio

Contributors

Musicians:
Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Singer:
Sheila Buxton
Singer:
Roberto Cardinali
Violinist:
Norman George
Presenter:
Roger Moffat
Producer:
Barney Colehan

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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