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: Concert

Phyllis Norman Parker (Solo Violin).
(to 12.30)


Violinist: Phyllis Norman Parker

: Women's Hour

Handkerchiefs by Violet M. Methley.

Impressions of the Week


Speaker (Handkerchiefs): Violet M. Methley

: Children's Stories

"Tinga-ling Bonne".

"Sabo and David and Velvet to the Rescue", by E. W. Lewis.

Uncle Willie on "The Water Wizard".


Author (Sabo and David and Velvet to the Rescue): E. W. Lewis

: Time Signal, 1st General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations.

Seen on the Screen

G. A. Atkinson (the B.B.C. Film Critic).
S.B. to all Stations.

Local News and Weather Forecast


Film critic (Seen on the Screen): G. A. Atkinson

: Orchestra

(Conducted by L. Stanton Jefferies): Overture, "Maritina" (Wallace); "Praeludium" (Jarnefeldt).

Elsie Cochrane (Soprano) with Orchestra: "Voi che Sapete" ("Figaro") (Mozart); "The Jewel Song" ("Faust") (Gounod).

Wireless Telescopy

[Starring] William Bates(Humorist)

Orchestra: Musical Comedy Selection. "Miss Hook of Holland" (Rubens).

Will Herbert (Zither Banjoist): "The College Rag" (Hunter); "Sweet Jasmine" (Hesse and Oakley).

Orchestra: Andantino from F Minor Symphony (Tchaikovsky).

Elsie Cochrane: "Claribel" (Michael Head); "Happiness" (Hageman); "A Birthday" (Huntington Woodman).

Orchestra: Suite, "Joyous Youth" (1) Introduction, (2) Serenade (3) Valse.

Will Herbert: "The Red Cockade" (By request) (Tate); Kowalski's "Marche Hongroise" (arr. Oakley).


Orchestra conducted by: L. Stanton Jefferies
Soprano: Elsie Cochrane
Humorist: William Bates
Zither Banjoist: Will Herbert

: How to Become an Electrical Engineer

Dr A. Russell (President of the Institution of Electrical Engineers).


Speaker: Dr. A. Russell

: Time Signal, 2nd General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations.

Local News and Weather Forecast

Orchestra: Intermezzo, "Monsieur Trieo trin" (Rawlinson); Selection, "Pagliacci" (Leoncavallo).

William Bates, with his "Unofficial News Bulletin", concluded by "The Night that
O'Rafferty's Pig Ran Away".

Orchestra: Two movements from the "Ballet Russe" (Luigini). (1) Valse Lente. (2) Marche Rosse.


Humorist: William Bates

: Close down


Announcer: J. S. Dodgson

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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