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: Time Signal from Big Ben, The Wireless Trio and Harold Stanley (Baritone)

(to 14.00)


Musicians: The Wireless Trio
Baritone: Harold Stanley

: Time Signal from Greenwich; Concert

The Wireless Trio, and May Willis and Radley Gove (Vocal Duets).
(to 16.30)


Musicians: The Wireless Trio
Singer: May Willis
Singer: Radley Grove

: Women's Hour

"How to Make a Pouffe," by Doris B. Sheridan.

The Wireless Trio

"Notable Women of the Eighteenth Century - Lady Nithsdale," by F. Thornton Smith.


Speaker (How to Make a Pouffe): Doris B. Sheridan
Musicians: The Wireless Trio
Speaker (Notable Women of the Eighteenth Century): F. Thornton Smith.

: Children's Stories

"The Gooseberry and the Caterpillar," by Mrs. Herbert-Dixon.

Songs by Uncle Rex

"Treasure Island" (Chap. 4, Part 2) by Robert Louis Stevenson.


Storyteller (The Gooseberry and the Caterpillar): Mrs. Herbert-Dixon
Singer: Uncle Rex [Rex Palmer]
Author (Treasure Island): Robert Louis Stevenson

: Time Signal from Big Ben and 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 (Seem on the Screen): G.A. Atkinson

: John Henry's Programme

2LO Light Orchestra, Kate Winter (Soprano), Stuart Vaughan (Baritone), Helena Millais and "Blossom".


Musicians: 2LO Light Orchestra
Soprano: Kate Winter
Baritone: Stuart Vaughan
Entertainer: Helena Millais
Announcer [Comedian]: John Henry

: Time Signal from Greenwich and 2nd General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations except Cardiff.

Local News and Weather Forecast

: The Prime Minister

S.B. from Cardiff.


Speaker: The Prime Minister [Ramsay MacDonald]

: The Savoy Orpheans and Savoy Havana Bands

Relayed from The Savoy Hotel, London.
S.B. to other Stations.


Musicians: The Savoy Orpheans
Musicians: Savoy Havana Band

: Close down


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.

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