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by Professor W. S. Bullough.

The early amphibians had to return to water to lay their eggs, but the reptiles that followed them were less dependent on water since their shelled eggs could be laid on dry land. Reptiles became adapted to very many different ways of life-many were especially suited for life in desert conditions, some returned to the water, and others developed wing membranes and became the first vertebrates to conquer the air.
(to 11.45)

Contributors

Presenter:
Professor W. S. Bullough
Producer:
F. R. Elwell

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd & Croeso'N Ol i rai o'r Cymry tramor a fydd yn y stiwdio yn siarad gyda
Havard Gregory
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.30)

by Mikhail Zoshchenko.
[Starring] Timothy Bateson with Richard Caldicot and Edgar Wreford

Contributors

Writer:
Mikhail Zoshchenko
Guitar music composed and played by:
Freddie Phillips
Designer:
Gordon Roland
Producer:
Ronald Eyre
Janitor:
Timothy Bateson
Manager:
Richard Caldicot
Clerk:
Edgar Wreford
Bookkeeper:
Richard Davies
Policeman:
Peter Cellier
Cashier:
Sheila Ballantine

For the Very Young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
(BBC film)

Contributors

Narrator:
Maria Bird
Puppeteer:
Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer:
Molly Gibson
Singer:
Gladys Whitred

Viewers' questions answered spontaneously by Francis Perry, Rosemary MacRobert, Ruth Drew, Molly Weir.
In the chair, Max Robertson

Contributors

Panellist:
Francis Perry
Panellist:
Rosemary MacRobert
Panellist:
Ruth Drew
Panellist:
Molly Weir
Chairman:
Max Robertson

Marguerite Patten introduces the winner of this month's Cookery Club Competition and demonstrates her recipe for a celebration sponge sandwich.
(to 15.25)

Contributors

Cook/presenter:
Marguerite Patten
Producer:
Ann Shead

Barry Bucknell's Television Guide
A weekly programme for people who are looking for new ideas, new materials, and new ways to make their homes easier to run and safer and pleasanter to live in.

Contributors

Presenter:
Barry Bucknell
Producer:
Stanley Hyland

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson and including John Morgan, Polly Elwes and Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Reporter:
Fyfe Robertson
Reporter:
John Morgan
Reporter:
Polly Elwes
Singer:
Robin Hall
Singer/guitarist:
Jimmie Macgregor
Associate producer:
Alasdair Milne
Associate producer:
Antony Jay
Associate producer:
Gordon Watkins
Editor:
Donald Baverstock

The Fastest Show in Black and White
starring The Mitchell Minstrels
Conducted by George Mitchell
and also starring Kenneth Connor, Margo Henderson
and The Television Toppers, George Chisholm's Jazzers, Douglas Squires, The Jackpots, Dai Francis, Tony Mercer, John Boulter.
The Minstrel Orchestra
conducted by Alan Bristow

Contributors

Singers:
The Mitchell Minstrels
[Minstrels] conducted by/vocal arrangements:
George Mitchell
Comedian:
Kenneth Connor
Impressionist:
Margo Henderson
Dancers:
The Television Toppers
Musicians:
George Chisholm's Jazzers
Dancer:
Douglas Squires
Singers:
The Jackpots
Baritone:
Dai Francis
Tenor:
Tony Mercer
Bass:
John Boulter
Dance direction:
Larry Gordon
Musical arrangements/[orchestra] conducted by:
Alan Bristow
Musical arrangements:
Ray Terry
Musicians:
The Minstrel Orchestra
Settings:
Stanley Dorfman
Devised and produced by:
George Inns

A film directed by Lewis Allen.
[Starring] Thelma Ritter

A quiet New England household is disrupted by an invasion of art dealers who take an unexpected interest in a painting owned by one of the servants.

Contributors

Director:
Lewis Allen
Abby:
Thelma Ritter

A programme about the latest films, the stars who appear in them, the people who make them.
Introduced by Robert Robinson.
In this edition:
Scenes from:
'Eyes Without a Face' with Pierre Brasseur and Alida Valli
'The Wreck of the Mary Deare' starring Gary Cooper and Charlton Heston and an interview with the author of the film Hammond Innes.
'Too Young to Love starring Thomas Mitchell, Pauline Hahn, and Joan Miller.
Also an interview with Joan Miller.

Picture Parade's Roving Reporter, Keith Fordyce takes you 'Behind the Scenes' to meet A Director of Make-up, Charles Parker.
(Films by courtesy of Miracle, M.G.M., and Rank)

Contributors

Presenter:
Robert Robinson
Interviewee:
Hammond Innes
Interviewee:
Joan Miller
Reporter (Behind the Scenes):
Keith Fordyce
Interviewee (Behind the Scenes):
Charles Parker
Script:
Nicolas Roeg
Producer:
Richard Evans
Editor:
Christopher Doll
on BBC Television

by Saunders Lewis.
Translated from the Welsh and produced by Emyr Humphreys.
Starring Sian Phillips, Peter O'Toole and Clifford Evans

Contributors

Author:
Saunders Lewis
Translated from the Welsh and produced by:
Emyr Humphreys
Designer:
Alan Taylor
Siwan, wife to Llywelyn the Great:
Sian Phillips
Gwilym De Breos:
Peter O'Toole
Alis:
Doria Noar
Llywelyn:
Clifford Evans
Other parts played by:
John Wilding
Other parts played by:
Stephen John
Other parts played by:
Nigel Clayton
Other parts played by:
John Devaut
Other parts played by:
Ray Smith
Other parts played by:
John Simpson
Other parts played by:
Don Matthews

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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