While making a BBC Radio documentary about the Third Programme (1946-1967), I've just come across an original copy of the Radio Times - then sub-titled the 'Journal of the BBC' - dating from this very month sixty three years ago.
There are some tantalising snippets within its 52 pages priced at Threepence. Here are a few previews of radio and television shows, and some lovely adverts in an era when you could buy Shaka Salt, Lassie dog food, Mayfair Royale chocolate assortments (So Hard to Resist!) and Scroll automatic ink pens.
The Other Third