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: Morning Concert

Miss Maud Bell, Solo 'Cello.
(to 12.30)


Cellist: Maud Bell

: Women's Hour

Ariel's Society Gossip; Mrs. C. S. Peel's Conversation


Item presenter (Ariel's Society Gossip): Ariel
Item presenter (Mrs. C.S. Peel's Conversation): C.S. Peel

: Children's Stories

Sabo and the Spiders by E. W. Lewis; Jack Hardy: Chapter VI., Part II., by Herbert Strang.


Author (Sabo and the Spiders): E. W. Lewis
Author (Jack Hardy): Herbert Strang

: Our Weekly Book

Talk by Mr. John Strachey the B.B.C. Literary Critic.
Broadcast to all stations.
London News and Weather Report.


Speaker: John Strachey

: Wagner Evening

The Augmented London Wireless Orchestra, Mr. Aylmer Buest, Conductor to British National Opera Company. Mr. Robert Parker, Bass; Miss May Blyth, Soprano; Mr. John Perry, Tenor, of the British National Opera Company.
Orchestra: Overture, "Rienzi" (Wagner).
Mr. John Perry: " Lohengrin's Narration" (Wagner).
Orchestra: Siegfried's Journey to the Rhine ("The Twilight of the Gods") (Wagner).
Miss May Blyth: Senta's Ballad from "The Flying Dutchman" (Wagner).
Orchestra: Overture, "The Flying Dutchman" (Wagner).
Mr. Robert Parker: Wotan's Farewell and the Fire Music ("The Valkyrie") (Wagner).
Orchestra: Prelude to Act III., "Lohengrin" (Wagner).
Miss May Blyth: Elizabeth's Greeting, from "Tannhauser" (Wagner).
Orchestra: "The Ride of the Valkyries" ("The Valkyries") (Wagner).


Musicians: The Augmented London Wireless Orchestra
[Orchestra] conductor: Aylmer Buest
Bass: Robert Parker
Soprano: May Blyth
Tenor: John Perry

: Butterflies and Moths

by Captain N. D. Riley, of the Natural History Museum.


Speaker: Captain N. D. Riley

: Time Signal; Second General News Bulletin

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

Miss May Blyth and Mr. John Perry: Duet between Elizabeth and Tannhauser ("Tannhauser") (Wagner).
Orchestra: "Forest Murmurs" (Siegfried") (Wagner).
Mr. John Perry: Forging Songs from "Siegfried" (Wagner).
Orchestra: Overture, "Tannhauser" (Wagner).


Soprano: May Blyth
Tenor: John Perry

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Announcer: K. A. Wright

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.

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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.

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