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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.
by Ivor Novello
Introduced by JOHN PALMER The sinaers
BBC CHORUS and BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins Conductor. Marcus DODS
Radio version by Alastair Scott Johnston
Ann Howard broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Co.; Robert Bowman by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden


Unknown: Ivor Novello
Introduced By: John Palmer
Unknown: Alastair Scott Johnston
Produced By: Elizabeth Johnson
Produced By: Alastair Scott Johnston
Unknown: Ann Howard
Unknown: Robert Bowman
Lydia Lyddington: Elisabeth Robinson
Veronica: Elisabeth Robinson
Melinda: Patricia Lambert
Melanie: Patricia Lambert
Ernestine Flavelle: Ann Howard
The Vicar: Robert Bowman
The players Sir Graham Rodney: John Palmer
The players Valentine Fayre: John Palmer
The players Bay: John Palmer
Lydia Lyddington: Beth Boyd
Veronica: Beth Boyd
Iris: Beth Boyd
Sir Amyas Wendell: Michael Harbour
Bill: Michael Harbour
Melinda: Alexa Romanes
Melanie: Alexa Romanes
Melody: Alexa Romanes

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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.

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

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Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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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