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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.
An excerpt from Tom Arnold 's production (for Julian Wylie Productions, Ltd.)
Book by J Hickory Wood, Dan Leno, Jnr., and Julian Wylie. Music composed, selected, and arranged by Guy Jones. Produced by George Black, Jnr. (under the personal supervision of Tom Arnold)
The cast includes and The J W Jackson Girls, the Eileen Rogan Children, Kirby's Flying Ballet, the orchestra under the direction of Charles Tovey from the Theatre Royal, Birmingham


Unknown: Tom Arnold
Unknown: Julian Wylie Produc
Book By: J Hickory Wood
Book By: Dan Leno
Book By: Julian Wylie.
Arranged By: Guy Jones.
Produced By: George Black
Unknown: Eileen Rogan
Unknown: Charles Tovey
The Babes: Ethel Revnell
The Babes: Gracie West
Robin Hood: Helen Breen
Jack o' the Green: Billy Danvers
The Nurse: Clarkson Rose
The Robbers: The Chevalier Brothers
Robin Hood's Men: The Royal Mastersingers
Friar Tuck: Charles Cornford
The Baron: Bert Platt
Maid Marian: Anne Bolt
Principal Dancer: Berenice Barry
Fairy Sunbeam: Shirley Belmore

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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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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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