• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Buried Treasure of the World-II, Captain MALCOLM CAMPBELL, ' Looking for Treasure on Cocoa Island'

Synopsis

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.
FOR those ' in the know,' Cocos Island calls up the most romantic possibilities of almost any island in the world. Cocos, the isle of buried treasure, is a tiny island some 400 miles off the coast of Costa Rica, in the Pacific. Somewhere under its cliffs and sands, among the jungle of grasses there, lies treasure to the value of millions of pounds, gold and silver, weapons and images, jewels and plate. One of the treasure troves dates back to 1685, when Captain Edward Davis , partner of Dampier and one of the most famous buccaneers of his time, had sacked the city of Leon, in Nicaragua. Another dates from the early nineteenth century, and is the treasure of the pirate Benito Bonito. Whilst a third, and the greatest of them all, is the famous treasure of the city of Lima, which was buried on Cocos in about 1821 by a certain Captain Thompson, a Scots morchant shipper who turned pirate and joined Bonito. Captain Malcolm Campbell, the famous racing motorist, will describe how ho went in search of this stupendous treasure.

Contributors







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 Buried Treasure of the World-II, Captain MALCOLM CAMPBELL, ' Looking for Treasure on Cocoa Island', 5XX Daventry, 21.20, 11 January 1930
Please leave this link here so we can find the programme you're referring to: http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/b46d39ece5b940e1b9e24ab122f171ee

Welcome to BBC Genome

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel