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including a recording of the speech by Her Majesty
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
From a Seat in the Park: Leonie, Stormont. who used to be a governess, tells how she amuses children without too much effort
At the London Theatre: two playgoers describe plays seen recently in London.
Punishment for Parents: Stanley French, a Magistrates' Clerk, explains what the Courts demand of a parent whose child has broken the law
Getting. it off My Chest: Verna Welsby describes her way of dealing with bad manners or bad management
Serial: 'The Silent Reefs' by Dorothy Cottrell
Abridged by Honor Wyatt Read by Denis McCarthy
Sevemth of fourteen instalments
Programme introduced by , Jean Metcalfe


Dorothy Cottrell
Abridged By:
Honor Wyatt
Read By:
Denis McCarthy

An outside broadcast in which a candidate takes the Ministry of Transport test for a driving licence.
Raymond Baxter acts as backseat driver and subsequently discusses the driving test and some of its problems with James Wilson, M.B.E., Chief Driving Examiner at the Ministry.


Raymond Baxter
James Wilson, M.B.E

A cavalcade in duologue by Stella Margetson
Production by Audrey Cameron
7—' Georgian Night '
Helen and Laurie Hammond are waiting for Michael to come home on leave from an R.A.F. Station in the summer of 1944. Helen : ' There's an excitement about war at Michael's age, Laurie, and I want so much to be able to understand that ...'


Production By:
Audrey Cameron
Production By:
Laurie Hammond

A game of detection devised by John P. Wynn in which the panel tries to solve a series of curious situations invented by him
The Panel:
Celia Johnson , Dulcie Gray Lionel Gamlin , Guy Ramsey
The 'Characters':
Charmian Innes , John Forde
Chairman, Brian Johnston
Produced by Joan Clark


John P. Wynn
Celia Johnson
Dulcie Gray
Lionel Gamlin
Guy Ramsey
Charmian Innes
John Forde
Brian Johnston
Produced By:
Joan Clark

Max Bygraves takes a stroll down Paradise Street
with Peter Sellers, Hattie Jacques
The Tanner Sisters
David Jacobs and the Paradise Street Kids
The Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Script by Eric Sykes
Produced by Roy Speer
(BBC recording)


Peter Sellers
Hattie Jacques
David Jacobs
Harry Rabinowitz
Script By:
Eric Sykes
Produced By:
Roy Speer

Arranged and conducted by Stanford Robinson
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Victoria Sladen (soprano)
Roderick Jones (baritone)
Cyril Smith and Phyllis Sellick
(two pianos)
Including a selection from The Rebel Maid ' by Montague Phillips


Conducted By:
Stanford Robinson
John Sharpe
Leslie Woodgate
Victoria Sladen
Roderick Jones
Cyril Smith
Phyllis Sellick
Montague Phillips

A detective serial in six episodes by Eynon Evans about a dead man whom nobody kills
2— ' The Motives in the Case ' fn which a suspect vanishes, another is found, and the dead won't lie down
Produced by Dafydd GrufTydd
The action takes place mainly in and around the Vicarage at Cwmfelin, a village in rural Wales.


Eynon Evans
Produced By:
Dafydd Gruftydd
The Rev Mathias Thomas:
Charles E. Stidwilt
Megan his housekeeper:
Dilvs Davies
Det Insp Robins:
Richard Williams
Police Sgt Tom Williams:
Sidney Evans
Wyn Roberts:
David Close-Thomas
Josh Hopkins, a villager:
Moses Jones

with the Squadronaires
(Directed by Ronnie Aldrich )
Peter Morton , Margaret Bond and Andrew Reavley
The Three Monarchs
Introduced by Chappie D'Amato
Produced by John Hooper


Directed By:
Ronnie Aldrich
Directed By:
Peter Morton
Directed By:
Margaret Bond
Directed By:
Andrew Reavley
Introduced By:
Chappie D'Amato
Produced By:
John Hooper

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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