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4.0 Mr. J. READ: The Romance of the Cotton Industry-V, How Yarn is made into Cloth'

: Miss ELSIE CHRISTIAN: 'About Strange Foods

5.15 The CHILDREN'S HOUR: Some Songs of the Countryside (T. Maskell Hardy). The Busy Bee ; The Chaffinch; The Squirrel, sung by Betty Wheatley. Some Wise Sayings (Hancock). A Creaking Door Hangs Longest ; One Good Turn ; Prevention is Better than Cure, sung by Harry Hope well. How the Leopard got its Spots (Guy Brown ), told by Robert Roberts. Clarinet Solos : Canzonetta (D'Ambrosio; Two Pieces (Eric Fogg); Played by Pat Ryan


Sung By: Betty Wheatley.
Sung By: Harry Hope
Unknown: Guy Brown
Told By: Robert Roberts.
Played By: Pat Ryan


A Piano, some Songs and EDITH JAMES JOHN WHIFFEN (Baritone), and ARTHUR
F. KlFFORD presents a Novelty Act including
' The Musical Wine Glasses,' ' Double Whistle,' and ' Ocarina '
' NO. 13'
A Sketch in One Scene by HAROLD SIMPSON
Cast :
(In Vocal and Pianoforte Duets)
BERT COPLEY (Humorist)
Supported by THE Station ORCHESTRA


Unknown: Edith James
Baritone: John Whiffen
Unknown: Harold Simpson
Unknown: Patricia Rossborough
Unknown: Ivor Dennis
Doctor: Leo Channing
Miss Johnson: Ella Forsyth
Hall Porter: F A Nicholls
Smith: Charles Nesbitt
Napoleon D: E Ormerod
William Tell: Harold Cluff
Cleopatria: Hylda Metcalf

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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