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CHILDREN'S HOUR

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
For Older Listeners
' Homer Jackson Investigates *
Episodes in the life of an irresponsible journalist by Margaret Potter
Production by Trevor Hill

Contributors

Production By: Trevor Hill
Homer Jackson, reporter on the Daily Clarion: Harry Towb
Jimmy, a young cub reporter: Philip Jenkinson
Josiah Briggs, owner-editor of the paper: Fred Fairclough
Henry, the photographer: Herbert Smith
Joe Vivaldi. proprietor of Vivaldi'sTravelling Circus: Geoffrey Banks
' Colonel Sinclair,' trainer of ' Sinclair's Cats ': Leonard Williams
Madame Zodiac, clairvoyant: Angela Lopez
Paul Fennel, one of the ' Flying Trimbles: Norman Somers
Inspector Corbie, of the Liverpool C.I.D: John Blain
Circus hand: John Broadbent

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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.

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

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