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: Morning Concert

Mr. Colin Ashdown, Baritone.
(By permission of Nigel Playfair, Esq.)
(to 12.30)


Baritone: Colin Ashdown

: Women's Hour

Ariel's Society Gossip; Mrs. C. S. Peel's Domestic Conversations.


Item presenter (Domestic Conversations): C. S. Peel

: Children's Stories

"Jigglety-Jolt" from English Fairy Tales, retold by Flora Annie Steel.
Miss L. G. Cheesman, of the Zoological Society of London, on her expedition to the Pacific.


Storyteller (Jigglety-Jolt): Flora Annie Steel
Item presenter: Miss L. G. Cheesman

: Time Signal; First General News Bulletin

Broadcast to all Stations
followed by London News and Weather Report.

: Weekly Book Talk

by Mr. John Strachey, the B.B.C. Literary Critic.


Literary critic: John Strachey

: Romeo and Juliet: Acts I, II and III

Acts I, II and III of Romeo and Juliet.
An Opera in Five Acts, by Gounod.
The London Wireless Orchestra (specially augmented).
Conducted by L. Stanton Jefferies.


Composer: Gounod
Musicians: The London Wireless Orchestra
Conductor: L. Stanton Jefferies
Juliet: Miss Gertrude Johnson
Stephano/Getrude: Miss May Blyth
Romeo: Mr. John Perry
Duke of Verona/Capulet/Friar Laurence: Mr. William Anderson
Tybalt: Mr. Ernest Leclerc
Mercutio/Gregario: Mr. Kingsley Lark

: Hockey

by Mr. H. E. Haslam (Hockey International).


Speaker: H. E. Haslam

: Time Signal; Second General News Bulletin

Broadcast to all stations
followed by London News and Weather Report.

: Close Down


Announcer: C. A. Lewis

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.

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