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Introduced by Marjorie Anderson and including
' In the Drawers of the Cabinet': Marjorie Penney talks of the charm and importance of family history
' How much do we know-about Rheumatism ? ' by a doctor, who talks not so much about serious rheumatic disease as about the aches, discomforts, and stiffnesses we are apt to suffer as we get older and what we can do about them
Notes and Queries : questions and suggestions from listeners
' I Knew Debussy': Cyril Scott, the composer, tells of French musical society fifty years ago.
' Myself in India and Myself at Home,' by J. Margery Reilly
Serial: Vanity Fair ' by William Makepeace Thackeray. Abridged by Becky Cocking. Read by Ronald Simpson


Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Talks: Marjorie Penney
Unknown: J. Margery Reilly
Abridged By: Becky Cocking.
Read By: Ronald Simpson

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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.

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