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: Concert

The Wireless Trio and Rowland Ede (Baritone).
(to 16.30)


Musicians: The Wireless Trio
Baritone: Rowland Ede

: Women's Hour

The Wireless Trio

"No More Dowdy Women", by Marjorie Bowen.

"The Educational Value of Dancing", by Margaret Morris.


Musicians: The Wireless Trio
Speaker (No More Dowdy Women): Marjorie Bowen
Speaker (The Educational Value of Dancing): Margaret Morris

: Children's Stories

Song, "Fairy Shopping", by Betty Hymans

"Sabo in the Moonlight", by E.W. Lewis

Story, "A Christmas Dream", by Betty Hymans


Singer (Fairy Shopping)/Storyteller (A Christmas Dream): Betty Hymans
Author (Sabo in the Moonlight): E.W. Lewis

: Time Signal and 1st General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations.

Weekly Book Talk

John Strachey (the B.B.C Dramatic Critic)
S.B. to all Stations.

Talk by the Radio Association
S.B. to all Stations.

Local News and Weather Forecast


Dramatic critic (Weekly Book Talk): John Strachey

: Symphony Concert

S.B. to all Stations except Cardiff and Bournemouth.
The Augmented Orchestra
Conducted by Julius Harrison

7.40 Overture

(A description of the items in this Symphony Concert Programme will be found on the facing page.)


Orchestra conducted by: Julius Harrison

: Jack Richards and Violet Stephens

"The Scandalmongers".


Performer: Jack Richards
Performer: Violet Stephens

: Time Signal and 2nd General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations.

Local News and Weather Forecast

: Medical Science in Business

Mr. S. M. Gluckstein


Speaker: S. M. Gluckstein

: Close down


Announcer: B. F. Palmer

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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