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From the North of England
An Unwanted Luxury: by a slave to the telephone, Sheila Mackay Pram-pushing is Fun: Hazel Wheeler
At the Piano: Violet Carson
' It is my pleasure to introduce':by a Women's Institute speaker, Edith Simpson
Victorian Pot Lids: Henrietta Rollinson talks about her collection
Betsy Goes to School: a Lancashire grandmother's views on a Parent Teachers' Association, by Mary Rae Campbell
Introduced by Violet Carson
Serial: High Wages' by Dorothy Whipple
Abridged by Barbara Henderson
Read by Belle Chrystall
The first of ten Instalment*


Unknown: Sheila MacKay
Unknown: Hazel Wheeler
Piano: Violet Carson
Unknown: Edith Simpson
Unknown: Victorian Pot
Talks: Henrietta Rollinson
Introduced By: Violet Carson
Unknown: Dorothy Whipple
Abridged By: Barbara Henderson
Read By: Belle Chrystall

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.

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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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