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: Concert

Frederick Lake (Tenor).
(to 12.30)


Tenor: Frederick Lake

: Women's Hour

In and Out of the Shops, by "The Copy Cat".

Poultry Talk, by "Chanticleer".


Speaker (In and Out of the Shops): "The Copy Cat" [name uncredited]
Speaker (Poultry Talk): "Chanticleer" [name uncredited]

: Children's Stories

Mr. John Kirkham Hamilton, ''The Small Celendine".

Auntie Sophie at the Piano

Children's News


Speaker (The Small Celendine): John Kirkham Hamilton
Pianist: Aunt Sophie [Miss Cecil Dixon]

: Time Signal, 1st General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations.

Local News and Weather Forecast

: Motoring

Captain Richard Twelvetrees


Speaker: Captain Richard Twelvetrees

: 1st Act of La Traviata

from The Old Vic Theatre.
S.B. to Manchester and Glasgow.

: Dance Music

"Fate", Fox-trot; "You've Got to See Mamma Every Night", Fox-trot; "Red Moon", Valse; "Joyce", Fox-trot; "Why, Dear?" One-step; "Swanee Smiles", Fox-trot.

Hilton Edwards (Baritone) (by permission of the Old Vic. Theatre): "If the Heart of a Man" (Macheath); "Man May Escape from Rope and Gun" (Macheath) ("The Beggar's Opera") {Austin); "The Gallant Cavalier" (Frederick Coxall).

Fred Spencer (Entertainer): "Mrs. 'Arris at the Ball".

Dance Music: "Moon Love", Fox-trot; "Three O'Clock in the Morning", Valse; "Swinging Down the Lane", Fox-trot; "Romany Love", Fox-trot.

Hilton Edwards: "How Greatly is a Rascal" ("Polly") (Austin); "Vanderbluff's Song" ("Polly") (Austin); "Kashmiri Song" ("Indian Love Lyrics") (Woodforde-Finden).


Baritone: Hilton Edwards
Mrs. 'Arris: Fred Spencer

: How the Wheels Go Round

Captain P. P. Eckersley


Speaker: Captain P. P. Eckersley

: Time Signal, 2nd General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations.

Local News and Weather Forecast

: Orchestral Music

Selection, "Who's Hooper?" (Talbot and Novello); “Humoreske" (Dvorak).

Fred Spencer: "Mrs. 'Arris in the Toob".

Dance Music: "Nify Lou", Fox-trot; "Another Waltz", Valse; "That Lovely Melody", Fox-trot; "To-morrow", Fox-trot.


Mrs. 'Arris: Fred Spencer

: 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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