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: ' The News'

(20.50) Weather Forecast, General News Bulletin, followed by Regional News and Weather Forecast for Northern Ireland

: ' Pilgrim's Way'

A Tale of Everyman's Journey through
Life, and of his many moods
An Anthology of. Poetry and Music
From Robert Herrick , The Song of Solomon, Lord Byron, SinPhilip Sidney , Edmund Waller , Lord Tennyson, John Donne , Coventry Patmore, Percy Bysshe Shelley , William Shakespeare , Henry King , George Herbert ,
Francis Thompson and Jean Smith
Spoken by JANET TAYLOR , ION SWINLEY (from ' The Golden Toy ', by kind permission of the Coliseum Management) and ROBERT SPEAIGHT


Unknown: Robert Herrick
Unknown: Sinphilip Sidney
Unknown: Edmund Waller
Unknown: John Donne
Unknown: Percy Bysshe Shelley
Unknown: William Shakespeare
Unknown: Henry King
Unknown: George Herbert
Unknown: Francis Thompson
Unknown: Jean Smith
Spoken By: Janet Taylor
Spoken By: Robert Speaight


Relayed from
The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne
(At the pianoforte, SYDNEY FFOULKES)


Bass: Harry Brindle

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.

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
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