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A preview of the principal Autumn Variety programmes in the Home Service
Elsie and Doris Waters
Ted Ray and Kitty Bluett
Peter Cavanagh Michael Howard
The Luton Girls' Choir
John Clements Kay Hammond
The Radio Doctor
Gladys Young Roy Plomley
Charmian Innes
Anona Winn
Richard Dimbleby
Daphne Padel
Jack Train
Produced by Charles Maxwell


Unknown: Doris Waters
Unknown: Ted Ray
Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Peter Cavanagh
Unknown: Michael Howard
Unknown: John Clements
Unknown: Kay Hammond
Unknown: Gladys Young
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Charmian Innes
Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Daphne Padel
Produced By: Charles Maxwell

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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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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.

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