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: Concert

William A. Crosse (Solo Pianoforte), Edward Bird (Baritone), Belle Davidson (Solo Violin)


Pianist: William A. Crosse
Baritone: Edward Bird
Violinist: Belle Davidson

: Women's Half-Hour

James Herdman, "Breton Folk Tales."


Reader: James Herdman

: Scholars' Half-Hour: Legends of the Borders: Part 4

J.C. Wilson, B.Sc.


Speaker: J.C. Wilson

: News and Weather Forecast

S.B. from London.

Percy Scholes
S.B. from London.

Radio Society Talk
S.B. from London.

Local News


Music critic: Percy Scholes

: Italian Evening

Ida Cowey (Soprano), Walter Hyde (Tenor), Harold Williams (Baritone)
The Station Orchestra
Conductor, William A. Crosse

8.0 Orchestra
Overture, "William Tell."

Harold Williams

Ida Cowey
Recit., "Ah, Prence."
Aria, "Nacqui all'affanno e al pianto."
Aria, "Selva Opaca."

Ida Cowey
Aria, "Una voce poco fa."
"La Danza" (Tarantella Napolitana)

Overture, "La Gazza Ladra."


Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Conductor: William A. Crosse
Baritone: Harold Williams
Soprano: Ida Cowey

: News and Weather Forecast

S.B. from London.

Mr. A. Lloyd James
S.B. from London.

Local News


Speaker: A. Lloyd James

: Italian Evening: Orchestra

Overture, "The Barber of Seville."

: Close down


Announcer: W. M. Shewen

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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