Sixty years ago today 15/07/1960 The BBC TV schedule was as follows:

12.25:Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye
(From Birmingham)

12.50 Interval

13.00:Llangollen ’70
A report from the Eisteddfod

1.25 Interval

13.30:Watch with Mother

13.45:The News


16.20:Play School
A programme for children under 5

16.40:Jackanory: Songberd’s Grove: Part 3

16.55:The Happy Age: Part 1
A film from France

17.15:Tom Tom
Tom Tom scans the world of technology and adventure with Norman Tozer and reporters John Earle and Jan Leeming

17.44:Abbott and Costello
A cartoon series about the adventures of the two crazy comedy stars.

17.50:National News and Weather

The facts, the people, the background of the nation’s capital

18.20:Music on Command
from The Royal Citadel, Plymouth

18.45:The Doctors
Written by Owen Holder

19.10:The British Commonwealth Games
from Edinburgh

19.30:Comedy Playhouse: The Old Contemptible
by John Waterhouse

20.00:Mission Impossible: The Photographer

20.50:The Main News
With Richard Baker and Weather

21.10:Frost over America: Tennessee Williams
David Frost talks to Tennessee Williams – a rare television appearance by the American playwright.

22.00:He Who Dares: 4: Doing a Perish
Six true stories of people who survived against all odds

22.30:24 Hours
A daily look at what matters in the news and out of it

23.05:The Fifties
Robert Robinson recalls the events of March 1950.

including Long-Range Forecast



11.00:Play School: Pets Day
Today’s story is “Where Does the Butterfly go when it Rains?” by Mary Garelick

19.30:Newsroom and Weather

20.00:Man Alive: Borstal: 2: The Release

20.55:Canvas: A Feeling for Scotland
Personal reflections on paintings

21.10:Show of the Week: Morecambe and Wise

22.00:In the Name of Allah
Life in the heart of a Muslim community

23.10:News Summary and Weather

23.15:Line-Up: Wednesday
with Joan Bakewell, Michael Dean, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley