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: Morning Concert

Miss Geraldine Hodgson, Soprano.
(to 12.30)


Soprano: Geraldine Hodgson

: Women's Hour

"Interior Decoration", by Lady Cherry Poynter. "The American Woman in Silhouette", by Miss Kathleen Courlander.


Item presenter (Interior Decoration): Cherry Poynter
Item presenter (The American Woman in Silhouette): Kathleen Courlander

: Children's Stories

William Goes to the Pictures: Part I, from Just William, by Richmal Crompton.
Hide and Seek Stories from History: The Escape of King Charles, by Miss Violet M. Methley.


Author (William Goes to the Pictures): Richmal Crompton
Author (The Escape of King Charles): Violet M. Methley

: Time Signal; First General News Bulletin

Broadcast to all Stations.
London News and Weather Report

: News and Views of the Theatre

Mr. Archibald Haddon, the B.B.C. Dramatic Critic
S.B. to all stations.


Speaker: Archibald Haddon

: Mr. Seth Lancaster

Royal Command 'Cellist.
Miss Marjorie Clare, Soprano, in Two Plantation Songs.
Miss Katherine Doubleday, Solo Pianoforte: Three pieces.
Mr. Geoffrey Pulver, in a Chat on the Music of Cromwell's Period, with illustrations on the Contemporary Tenor Viol.
Mr. Seth Lancaster.
Miss Katherine Doubleday, Solo Pianoforte.
Mr. Seth Lancaster.


Cellist: Seth Lancaster
Soprano: Marjorie Clare
Pianist: Katherine Doubleday
Speaker: Geoffrey Pulver

: How to Become an Auctioneer

Mr. E. H. Blake, Secretary of the Auctioneers and Estate Agents' Institute.


Speaker: Mr. E. H. Blake

: Time Signal; Second General News Bulletin

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

: Transmission of Address of Welcome

to Gen. The Rt. Hon. J.C. Smuts, P.C., Premier of the Union of South Africa, by The Hon. Sir Edgar Walton, K.C.M.G., High Commissioner of the Union of South Africa. Reply by The Rt. Hon. J.C. Smuts, P.C., which is expected to be of particular interest.
S.B. from London.


Speaker: The Hon. Sir Edgar Walton
Speaker: The Rt. Hon. J.C. Smuts

: Close Down


Announcer: G. C. Beadle

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.

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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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