Sixty years ago the BBC TV schedules were as follows

14.00:Lunchtime News and Cricket Scores
14.05:Watch with Mother
14.20:Lawn Tennis: The Davis Cup: Great Britain v. Italy
17.00:Children’s Newsreel
18.00:Town and Around
18.10:Olympic Show Jumping
18.40:The News and The Weather
19.30:Blackpool Show Parade
20.05:What’s It All About?
20.30:Charlie Drake: Suspension 2/5
21.00:The Richest Man in the World TV play Written by Warner Law, Produced by George R. Foa
22.00:The News
22.15:The Brains Trust
23.00:Late Night News; Weather, Road Works Report and Close Down