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: Lozells Picture House Orchestra

under the Direction of Paul Rimmer.
(to 16.30)


Musicians: Lozells Picture House Orchestra
Orchestra direction: Paul Rimmer

: Women's Corner

Suggestions in Childhood
R. MacDonald Ladell

Committees and Meetings

Graham Squiers, F.C.A.


Speaker (Suggestions in Childhood): R. MacDonald Ladell
Speaker (Committees and Meetings): Graham Squiers

: News and Weather Forecast

S.B. from London.

G. A. Atkinson
S.B. from London.

Local News


Film critic: G. A. Atkinson

: Eighth Outside Broadcast Programme: 5IT May Festival

relayed from the Town Hall.
Part I: Playlet, Crowning of the May Queen

Part II: Performance of the May Queen (Sterndale-Bennett) (11).
Augmented Orchestra and City of Birmingham Choir.
Under the Direction of Joseph Lewis.


Chorus and Dancers: Children of the Radio Circle
May Queen: The Selected Girl from the Competition [name uncredited]
Singers: City of Birmingham Choir
Orchestra and Choir direction: Joseph Lewis

: Sir Gilbert Greenall

S.B. from London.


Speaker: Sir Gilbert Greenall

: News and Weather Forecast

S.B. from London.

Local News

: Harry Crisp

(with Norman Crisp at the Piano).


Performer: Harry Crisp
Pianist: Norman Crisp

: Capt. E.S. Whillier: Second Travel Talk - India


Speaker: Captain E.S. Whillier

: Hector Gordon

The Canny Scot.


Performer: Hector Gordon
Announcer: H. Cecil Pearson

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.

Welcome to BBC Genome

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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