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: The Station Pianoforte Quintet

(Leader, Frank Cantell).


Musicians: The Station Pianoforte Quintet
Leader: Frank Cantell

: Afternoon Topics

Nicolina Twigg, M.Sc. "The Cradles of Gems."

Kate Houlston (Soprano)


Speaker: Nicolina Twigg
Soprano: Kate Houlston


Relayed from Prince's Café.

: Weather Forecast and News

Mr. W. Powell-Owen, "Town Poultry-Keeping."
S.B. from London


Speaker: W. Powell-Owen

: Cesar Franck

interpreted by Laffitte
S.B. from London


Pianist: Laffitte

: Light Classics

The Station Orchestra:
Overture, 'Fidelio'...Beethoven

Andrew Shanks (Bass):
Aria, 'O Tu Palermo' (Sicilian Vespers)...Verdi
Aria, 'Madamina' ('Don Giovanni')...Mozart

The Orchestra:
Selection, 'The Magic Flute'...Mozart

Helene Grant (Soprano):
Aria, 'Bel Raggio Lusinghier' (Semiramide)...Rossini

The Orchestra:
Second Movement from Symphony No. 8 in B Minor ('The Unfinished')...Schubert


Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Bass: Andrew Shanks
Soprano: Helene Grant

: Popular Items

The Orchestra:
Overture, 'Stradella'...Flotow

Andrew Shanks:
The Carpet...Sanderson
The Song of Hybrias the Cretan...Elliott
Old Clothes and Fine Clothes...Shaw

W.W. Allen (Entertainer):
Two Characters from the Works of Charles Dickens: Mark Tapley; Major Bagstock

The Orchestra:
Valse, 'The Dollar Princess'...Fall

Helene Grant:
She Wandered Down the Mountain Side...Clay
Chant Hindou (Sadko)...Rimsky-Korsakov
The Swallows...Cowen

The Orchestra:
March, 'Le Prophete'...Meyerbeer


Bass: Andrew Shanks
Entertainer: W. W. Allen
Soprano: Helene Grant


Topical Talk. S.B. from London. Local News.

: Humour and Dance Music

The Orchestra:
Two-Step, 'The Quaker Girl'...Monckton

W. W.Allen:
Two Further Characters from Dickens: Tony Weller; Grandfather Smallweed

The Orchestra:
Valse, 'Yip-i-Addy'...Bose


Entertainer: W.W. Allen

: Dance Music

The Savoy Bands
S.B. from London

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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