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Monday Night at Eight


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Donald Peers; 'Crime Chasers, Ltd.' featuring Jane Grahame and Vernon Harris, written by Ernest Dudley; 'Many Happy Returns of the Day' - musical birthday greeting; Ivy St. Helier; 'Puzzle Corner'; 'The Lodger', featuring Cyril Fletcher and Betty Astell, written by Dick Pepper; 'Take the Stand': Mr. Justice Frederick Burtwell cross examines Francis Day, Jack Buchanan, and other artists in the 'People Versus Boredom' Case. Presented by Leonard Urry. Singing commeres, The Bachelor Girls. Revue Chorus and BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell.


Unknown: Donald Peers
Unknown: Jane Grahame
Unknown: Vernon Harris
Written By: Ernest Dudley
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Betty Astell
Written By: Dick Pepper
Unknown: Frederick Burtwell
Unknown: Jack Buchanan
Presented by: Leonard Urry
Conducted By: Charles Shadwell
Producer: Harry S. Pepper

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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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Feedback about Monday Night at Eight, BBC Home Service Basic, 20.00, 18 October 1943
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