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For Listeners of Most Ages
' Polly and Oliver'
A serial play in six episodes by David Scott Daniell
The further adventures of a drummer boy of 150 years ago
4-' Adventure on the Mountain Pass ' with Winifred Irvin (piccolo)
Produced by Graham Gau. 1d
5.30 For Older Children
Music Room
A series of monthly talks edited and introduced by Jo
' Scrape, Blow, or Bang? '
Three talks about the instruments of the orchestra by Norman Del Mar
5.50 The week's programmes


Unknown: David Scott Daniell
Unknown: Winifred Irvin
Produced By: Graham Gau.
Oliver Crow: Warren Hearnden
Polly Trott: Thelma Rogers
Sergeant Trott: Deryck Guyler
Private Pilchard: Denis Folwell
Alan Heythrop: Chris Gittins
George Farquhar: Geoffrey Lewis

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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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