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A programme for the fives to eights Alexander Armstrong
A serial dialogue story by John D. Stewart
6: The Snowman
Introduced by Cicely Mathews
Vote for the winning discs! played by Graham Gauld
Postcards should be sent to Children's Hour, BBC, London, W.1.
The book by A. E. W. Mason adapted for broadcasting by Nan Macdonald with C'arleton Hobbs and Roger Delgado 5: The Beggar on the Church Steps
Production by Herbert Smith


Unknown: Alexander Armstrong
Story By: John D. Stewart
Introduced By: Cicely Mathews
Played By: Graham Gauld
Book By: A. E. W. Mason
Broadcasting By: Nan MacDonald
Unknown: Roger Delgado
Production By: Herbert Smith
Sir Francis Walsingham: Carleton Hobbs
Robin Aubrey: Scot Finch
Humphrey Bannet: Brian Trueman
Mr. Stafford: Leonard Williams
Cynthia Norris: Valerie Stillwell
Dakcombe: John Blain
Giacomo Ferranti: Harold Rottesman
Sir Robert Bannet: Graham Tennant
Mr. Gregory: Geoffrey Banks
Kate: Marion Glyn-Evans
Count Figliazzi: Roger Delgado
A Priest: Norman Somers

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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.

Feedback about CHILDREN'S HOUR, BBC Home Service Basic, 17.00, 2 December 1960
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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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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