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: 5WA's Five O'Clocks

Vocal and Instrumental Artistes. The Station Orchestra. Talks to Women. Weather Forecast.


Musicians: The Station Orchestra

: News

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Archibald Haddon
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Local News and Weather Forecast


Dramatic critic: Archibald Haddon

: The Magic Carpet - IV: Poland

S.B. to London.
The Magic Carpet will make a Flight to Poland.
Pilot: Prof. B. J. Wilden-Hart, M.A. (Oxon), F.R.G.S.
Comradios are invited to be ready for the journey with a map before them at 7.30 precisely, although, owing to the magic properties of the Carpet, it will be possible to join the party any time up to 8.40 p.m. The Carpet will finish its Flight at 9.0 p.m.
A Singer: Olga Alexeeva and The Station Orchestra will accompany the party.
Next Friday Week: A Flight to British North Borneo.
Pilot, Major Owen Rutter, F.R.G.S.


Presenter: Prof. B. J. Wilden-Hart
Singer: Olga Alexeeva
Musicians: The Station Orchestra

: Orchestral Suite

"Four Dances" ............ Ansel

: Sir Thomas Holland

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Reader: Sir Thomas Holland

: News

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Local News and Weather Forecast

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Announcer: W. N. Settle

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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