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: How I Trained for Games

by Eustace Miles, M.A.

"A Garden Chat," by Marion Cran, F.R.H.S.

(to 17.20)


Speaker (How I Trained for Games): Eustace Miles
Speaker (A Garden Chat): Marion Cran

: Children's Corner

Auntie Sophie at the Piano.

"A Long-bow Story," adapted by Andrew Lang from "The Olive Fairy Book."

Mr. E. le Breton Martin on 'Legendland.'

Children's News

(to 18.47)


Pianist: Aunt Sophie [Miss Cecil Dixon]
Adapted by (A Long-bow Story): Andrew Lang
Speaker (Legendland): E. le Breton Martin

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

S.B. to all Stations.

Mr. E.J. Linney on "The Game of Bowls."
S.B. to other Stations.

Local News


Speaker (The Game of Bowls): E.J. Linney

: Popular Concert

Bryn Gwyn (Baritone), Hamilton Hurst (Entertainer)
The Wireless Orchestra
Conducted by S. Kneale Kelley.

Further Entertaining by Hamilton Hurst


Baritone: Bryn Gwyn
Entertainer: Hamilton Hurst
Musicians: The Wireless Orchestra
Conductor: S. Kneale Kelley

: Half-an-Hour of Wembley

S.B. to all Stations.

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

S.B. to all Stations.

Mr. Gordon Lowe on "Essentials for Lawn Tennis."
S.B. to all Stations.

Local News


Speaker (Essentials for Lawn Tennis): Gordon Lowe

: The Savoy Orpheans and Savoy Havana Bands and Selma Four

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


Musicians: The Savoy Orpheans
Musicians: Savoy Havana Band
Musicians: Selma Four

: Close down


Announcer: J. G. Broadbent

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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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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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