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: Concert

The Wireless Trio and Robert Curtis (Tenor).
(Preceded by Time Signal relayed from Greenwich)
(to 16.30)


Musicians: The Wireless Trio
Tenor: Robert Curtis

: Women's Hour

The Wireless Trio

Doing as the Romans Do, by Yvonne Cloud.


Musicians: The Wireless Trio
Speaker (Doing as the Romans Do): Yvonne Cloud

: Children's Stories

Sabo Rides a Race, by E. W. Lewis.

Treasure Island: Chap 1, Part 1 by Robert Louis Stevenson.


Author (Sabo Rides a Race): E. W. Lewis
Author (Treasure Island): Robert Louis Stevenson

: Time Signal (relayed from Big Ben) and 1st General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations.

Weekly Book Talk
John Strachey (the B.B.C. Literary Critic)
S.B. to all Stations.

Local News and Weather Forecast


Literary critic (Weekly Book Talk): John Strachey

: High-Low Programme

S.B. to all Stations except Cardiff.
The Wireless Orchestra
Conducted by L. Stanton Jefferies


Arranged by: The B.B.C. Music Critic [Percy Scholes]
Musicians: The Wireless Orchestra
Orchestra conducted by: L. Stanton Jefferies

: Time Signal (relayed from Greenwich) and 2nd General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations.

Local News and Weather Forecast

: Concentration

Lord Riddell
S.B. to all Stations.


Speaker: Lord Riddell

: George Parker


Maurice Cole

That Wheelbarrow
[Starring] John Henry



Baritone: George Parker
Pianist: Maurice Cole
Comedian: John Henry

: Time Signal relayed from Big Ben; Close down


Announcer: P.A. Scholes
Announcer: R.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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