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: Petula Clark

At the piano, Bert Whittam


Singer: Petula Clark
Pianist: Bert Whittam

: Starlight: Carroll Gibbons



Pianist: Carroll Gibbons

: Interlude

: Table Tennis

The World's Championship and the English Open Championships have recently been decided. Stewart MacPherson introduces some of the leading players who visit the studio to give viewers an opportunity of watching them in action.


Presenter: Stewart MacPherson

: Fanny's First Play

by Bernard Shaw.
The action takes place early in the twentieth century in two very respectable suburban homes at Denmark Hill.


Writer: Bernard Shaw
Producer: Stephen Harrison
Mrs Gilbey: Kathleen Boutall
Mr Gilbey: Lloyd Pearson
Juggins: Alan Judd
Dora Delaney ('Darling Dora'): Vida Hope
Mrs Knox: Betty Potter
Mr Knox: Charles Lamb
Margaret Knox: Jessica Spencer
Duvallet: George De Warfaz
Bobby Gilbey: Owen Holder

: News

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About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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