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The Wireless Trio and Phyllis Kitchener (Soprano).

Women's Talks
The Annual Menace to Domestic Peace, by Gerald Rayne.

Names and Their Origins, by Violet M. Methley.

(to 16.30)


Musicians: The Wireless Trio Soprano: Phyllis Kitchener
Speaker (The Annual Menace to Domestic Peace): Gerald Rayne
Speaker (Names and Their Origins): Violet M. Methley

: Children's Stories

"Sabo is Stolen," by E.W. Lewis.

"Treasure Island," Chap. 6, Part I, by Robert Louis Stevenson.


Author (Sabo is Stolen): E.W. Lewis
Author (Treasure Island): Robert Louis Stevenson

: Time Signal 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

: The Mountaineers

A Musical Comedy in Three Acts.
S.B. to other Stations.
Cast:- and

7.30 Acts I. and II. of the Opera


Music/Book: Reginald Somerville
Book: Guy Eden
Producer/Conductor: L. Stanton Jefferies

: St. George's Windsor - How a Historic Building was Saved

The Dean of Windsor
S.B. to all Stations.


Speaker: The Dean of Windsor [Albert Baillie]

: Time Signal from Greenwich and 2nd General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations.

Weather Forecast
S.B. to other Stations.

Local News

: The Mountaineers

Act III. of the Opera.

: 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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