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: Concert

The Wireless Trio and Elinor Stromer (Soprano)
(preceded by Time Signal, relayed from Greenwich)
(to 16.30)


Musicians: The Wireless Trio
Soprano: Elinor Stromer

: Women's Hour

New Window Furnishings, by Mrs. Gordon Stables.

A Nursery Chat by the House Physician of a London Hospital.


Speaker (New Window Furnishings): Mrs. Gordon Stables
Speaker (A Nursery Chat): The House Physician of a London Hospital [name uncredited]

: Children's Stories

Aunt Priscilla on St. Valentine

The Tea Cup's Story

: Technical Topics

Captain P.P. Eckersley
S.B. to other Stations.

Local News and Weather Forecast


Speaker: Captain P.P. Eckersley

: Plays

The Tragedy of Mr. Punch
by Reginald Arkell and Russell Thorndike.
Scene: The Sea Shore...

by Reginald Arkell.


Writer (The Tragedy of Mr. Punch/Columbine): Reginald Arkell
Writer (The Tragedy of Mr. Punch): Russell Thorndike
Incidental Music (The Tragedy of Mr. Punch): Albert Fox
The Music specially composed for the occasion by (Columbine): L. Stanton Jefferies
The Plays produced by: Lewis Casson

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

S.B. to all Stations.

Local News and Weather Forecast

: Episodes in the History of England: The Death of William in the New Forest

Professor A.J. Ireland


Speaker: Professor A.J. Ireland

: The Savoy-Orpheans and Savoy-Havana Bands

relayed from The Savoy Hotel, London.


Musicians: The Savoy-Orpheans
Musicians: Savoy-Havana Band

: Time Signal relayed from Big Ben; Close down


Announcer: J. S. Dodgson

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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.

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