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" The Macdonnell of Ulster'
A serial play in six episodes by Charles Witherspoon and James Boyce
3—' Peril by Sea' with Maurice Taylor. Terence Cromey and Sydney Shaw
Produced by Cicely Mathews
5.30 Talking in School
A series of discussion programmes from schools in Northern Ireland
Dalriada School, Ballymoney
Chairman, Jack McGeagh
Guest speaker, Ronald Rosser
See Junior Radio Times
5.50 Children's Hour prayers
The Undiscovered Country
Four talks by the Rev. Elsie Chamberlain
4-Full Ahead


Unknown: Charles Witherspoon
Unknown: James Boyce
Unknown: Maurice Taylor.
Unknown: Terence Cromey
Unknown: Sydney Shaw
Produced By: Cicely Mathews
Unknown: Jack McGeagh
Unknown: Ronald Rosser
Unknown: Rev. Elsie Chamberlain
Ludar Macdonnell: Robin Graham
Humphrey Dexter: Norman Stevenson
Rose O'Neill: Kathleen O'Donnell
Meg: Mina Dornan
Poet: Alfred Arnold
Simon Noakes: Alan Roberts
Captain McGreggor: Archie Douglas

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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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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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.

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