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Introduced by Richard Murdoch and Kenneth Home, with Elsie and Doris Waters
Tommy Handley with Diana Morrison and Joan Harben
Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth
Eric Barker with Pearl Hackney, Jon Pertwee , Richard Gray , Humphrey Lestocq , and George Crow, Albert Sandler, Luton Girls' Choir
Directed by Arthur E. Davies
Augmented BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Rae Jenkins
Produced by Ronald Waldman


Introduced By: Richard Murdoch
Comediennes: Elsie and Doris Waters
ITMA: Tommy Handley
ITMA performer: Diana Morrison
ITMA: Joan Harben
Soprano: Anne Ziegler
Tenor: Webster Booth
Comedian: Eric Barker
Comedian: Jon Pertwee
Unknown: Richard Gray
Actor: Humphrey Lestocq
Unknown: George Crow
Violin: Albert Sandler
Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Producer: Ronald Waldman

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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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