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Every week-day from the Half Moon Battery in Edinburgh Castle the firing of a gun marks the hour of one o'clock. John Lindsay on the ramparts of the Castle tells the story of this custom and talks to some of the people responsible for its operation both at the Castle and at Calton Hill
Produced by Patrick Hogg


Produced By:
Patrick Hogg

What's on Today?
A magazine programme including:
Football League: by Charles Buchan Scottish League: by Harry Hoggan Third Test Match: Crawford White. cricket correspondent of the News Chronicle, gives his recorded impressions of the day's play at Melbourne
Introduced by Eamonn Andrews
Produced by Angus Mackay


Charles Buchan
Harry Hoggan
Introduced By:
Eamonn Andrews
Produced By:
Angus MacKay


Tony Shryane
Daniel Archer:
Harry Oakes
Doris Archer:
Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer:
Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer:
Thelma Rogers
Philip Archer:
Norman Painting
Christine Archer:
Lesley Saweard
Mr Fairbrother:
Leslie Bowmar
Mrs Fairbrother:
Joy Davies
Grace Fairbrother:
Ysanne Churchman
Eddie Robinson
Walter Gabriel:
Chris Gittins
Mrs Perkins:
Pauline Seville
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Ronald Baddiley
Ben White:
Will Kings
Harry Stubbs
John Tregorran:
Basil Jones
Carol Grey:
Anne Cullen
Reggie Trentham:
Peter Wilde
Mike Daly:
Michael Collins
Mrs Turvey:
Courtney Hope

(Mr. Rhythm) with Vic Lewis and his Orchestra
At the piano, AI Lerner
The second of two spontaneous half-hours of popular songs presented and sung to an audience of British fans by the famous recording star in the traditional American manner.
Announcer, Rikki Fulton
Presented by Peter Eton


Rikki Fulton
Presented By:
Peter Eton

Last summer Johnny Morris journeyed across England from Manchester to Torquay in search of sea and sunshine. He travelled the hard way, with a rucksack on his back, and told the story of his experiences in a series of nightly broadcasts, recorded by the wayside.
This programme is a new version of the original broadcasts, with the addition of some musical decorations by Dudley Savage.
Devised by Desmond Hawkins
Produced by Tony Soper


Dudley Savage.
Desmond Hawkins
Produced By:
Tony Soper

A programme of problems and brain teasers
Beat the Expert
John Gordge
Ask Me Another
A general knowledge quiz between contestants representing all parts of the British Isles
The Midlands-3
Freda Jackson
Peter Underwood
Sally Shrimpton
Taking part in the sketch:
John Bentley
Daphne Maddox , Robert Rietty
Chairman: Franklin Engelmann
Programme devised and written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan Clark


Freda Jackson
Peter Underwood
Sally Shrimpton
John Bentley
Daphne Maddox
Robert Rietty
Franklin Engelmann
Written By:
John P. Wynn
Produced By:
Joan Clark

Light Programme

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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