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: Children's Party

Dorothy Hildred (age 15), pianist.
Cora Wilcock (age 14), recitations.
Betty Hymans (age 12), songs.
Margaret Wellbeloved (age 8), recitations.
Dennis Hymans (age 14), pianist.
Reginald Coleman, songs.


Pianist: Dorothy Hildred
Performer: Cora Wilcock
Singer: Betty Hymans
Performer: Margaret Wellbeloved
Pianist: Dennis Hymans
Singer: Reginald Coleman

: Time Signal from Big Ben, 1st General News Bulletin and Weather Forecast

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John Strachey (the B.B.C. Literary Critic): "Fortnightly Book Talk."
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Local News


Literary critic (Fortnightly Book Talk): John Strachey

: Carmen: Act I (Bizet)

played by the British National Opera Company. Relayed from His Majesty's Theatre, London.
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: A Humorous Interlude by Foden Williams

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Carmen: Act II
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Entertainer: Foden Williams

: Foden Williams

in further Items from his Repertoire.
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Entertainer: Foden Williams

: Time Signal from Greenwich, 2nd General News Bulletin and Weather Forecast

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Topical Talk
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: The Savoy Orpheans and Savoy Havana Bands and The Selma Four

relayed from The Savoy Hotel, London.
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Musicians: The Savoy Orpheans
Musicians: Savoy Havana Band
Musicians: The Selma Four

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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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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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