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Introduced by Jean Metcalfe
' My Grandmother's Grandfather,' by Morwenna R. Bielby
Around the House. ' Questions and Answers': Ruth Drew and W. P. Matthew deal with some listeners' queries
' The Birmingham Rep.': Sir Barry Jackson talks about the work of this famous repertory theatre with which he has been associated for many years
' The Purl Cow Jumped over the Plain Moon': teaching children to knit, by James Norbury
' In Hospital': a surgeon speaks
Serial: The Day is Ours,' by Hilda Lewis. Abridged by Hilton Brown. Read by Jill Balcon


Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Morwenna R. Bielby
Unknown: Ruth Drew
Unknown: W. P. Matthew
Talks: Barry Jackson
Unknown: James Norbury
Unknown: Hilda Lewis.
Abridged By: Hilton Brown.
Read By: Jill Balcon

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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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