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: Time Signal from Big Ben; The Wireless Trio and D'Arcy St. John (Baritone)

(to 14.00)


Musicians: The Wireless Trio
Baritone: D'Arcy St. John

: Second of Special Programmes to Schools: Natural History Talk

E. Kay Robinson, President of the British Empire Naturalists' Association.


Speaker: E. Kay Robinson

: Time Signal from Greenwich; The Netherlands-Dutch Women

by Marjorie Bowen.

Vera Barnes (Mezzo-Soprano)

The Art of Conversation, by Rachel R. Montague.

(to 16.30)


Speaker (The Netherlands-Dutch Women): Marjorie Bowen
Mezzo-Soprano: Vera Barnes
Speaker (The Art of Conversation): Rachel R. Montague

: Children's Stories

Nursery Rhymes

Songs by Uncle Rex.

Treasure Island, Chap. 8, Part 2, by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Easter Customs and a Few Simple Things to Make, by M. Middleton.


Singer: Uncle Rex [Rex Palmer]
Author (Treasure Island): Robert Louis Stevenson
Speaker (Easter Customs and a Few Simple Things to Make): M. Middleton

: 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 (Seen on the Screen): G. A. Atkinson

: Rossini Programme

The Wireless Orchestra


Musicians: The Wireless Orchestra

: The Aeronautic Collections at the Science Museum

Mr. J. B. Davey, of the Science Museum.


Speaker: J.B. Davey

: Time Signal from Greenwich and 2nd General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations

Local News and Weather Forecast

: Close down


Announcer: J. S. Dodgson

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.

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