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: Time Signal from Big Ben; Concert

The Wireless Trio and Henry McCall (Tenor).
(to 14.00)


Musicians: The Wireless Trio
Tenor: Henry McCall

: Time Signal from Greenwich, Concert

"A Biography of Boots and Shoes," by Violet M. Methley.

Mabel Mann (Contralto)

"A Career for Every Girl," by Elsie Grange.

(to 16.30)


Speaker (A Biography of Boots and Shoes): Violet M. Methley
Contralto: Mabel Mann
Speaker (A Career for Every Girl): Elsie Grange

: Children's Stories

"The Little Jackals and the Lion," adapted by Sara Cone Bryant.

"Treasure Island," Chap. 13, Part II., by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Uncle Jack Frost's Wireless Yarn

Doris Lucas (Mezzo-soprano) singing "Nursery Rhymes of London Town" (Eleanor Farjeon) (17).


Adapted by (The Little Jackals and the Lion): Sara Cone Bryant
Author (Treasure Island): Robert Louis Stevenson
Storyteller: Uncle Jack Frost
Mezzo-Soprano: Doris Lucas

: Mr. Charles Brown

on "Borneo - A Trip to Brunie."


Speaker: Charles Brown

: Miscellaneous Musical Programme

Vladimoff's Balalaika Orchestra


Musicians: Vladimoff's Balalaika Orchestra

: H. W. Dickinson, M.I.Mech.E.

Deputy Keeper of the Science Museum, on "Steam Engines."
S.B. to all Stations except Bournemouth.


Speaker: H.W. Dickinson

: The Savoy Orpheans and Savoy Havana Bands

relayed from the Savoy Hotel, London.
S.B. to all Stations except Manchester.


Musicians: The Savoy Orpheans
Musicians: Savoy Havana Band

: 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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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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.

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