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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.
or *A taste of tripe by Gerda L. Cohen
Councillors and local citizens:
Eric Francis , Harold Reese and others
Yuffle improvised by Johnny Dankworth and his Group
Produced by Sasha Moorsom
Everyone concerned with reviewing the arts has to 'do a festival at some time or another. After being soaked and starved in the interests of culture last year ' the author decided to write this work. The town of Cold Umbrage is situated in the North of England, somewhere between Bolton and Liverpool.


Unknown: Gerda L. Cohen
Unknown: Eric Francis
Unknown: Harold Reese
Unknown: Johnny Dankworth
Produced By: Sasha Moorsom
Narrator: Carleton Hobba
Mayor: Trevor Martin
Mrs Hatchet: Violet Carson
Mr Creep: Martin Starkie
Lady Gnashing: Eleanor Summerfleld
Pike: Frank Windsor
Dr Clavierbung: Denis Goacher
Soprano: Isla Cameron

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.

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