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Introduced by Margaret Hubble and including
'A Man I'd Like to Meet': Mrs. Robert Beatty introduces Alec Guinness, the film actor listeners have elected to meet.
'Marriage': 3— 'The Christian Ideal.' Canon Warner, of the Church of England Moral Welfare Council, describes the meaning of the Christian concept of marriage.
'Sell or Go Bust': in the first of two programmes on the British Industries Fair, a woman speaks about the Fair in London.
'Unaccustomed as I am...' Marian Cutler gives advice to listeners who may be called upon to make a speech, address a meeting, or serve on a committee. 2 — 'Secretary and Treasurer '
Serial: 'Excellent Women' by Barbara Pym. Abridged by the author. Read by Nan Munro


Introduced By: Margaret Hubble
Introduces: Mrs. Robert Beatty
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Marian Cutler
Unknown: Barbara Pym.
Read By: Nan Munro

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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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