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: Lunch-time Music

from the Carlton Restaurant.
(to 13.30)

: Organ Recital

relayed from the Capitol Cinema.

: The Station Trio

Frank Thomas (Violin), Frank Whitnall (Violoncello), Vera McComb Thomas (Piano).
(to 16.00)


Violinist: Frank Thomas
Cellist: Frank Whitnall
Pianist: Vera McComb Thomas

: Teens' Corner: A Survey of Camera Information

Mr. T. J. Lewis


Speaker: T. J. Lewis

: Musical Interlude

S.B. from London.

: Weather Forecast and News

S.B. from London.

M. Stephan
S.B. from London.


Speaker: M. Stephan

: Musical Interlude

S.B. from London.

: Humour of the Great Books: Shakespeare

Reading of Talk by Prof. George Gordon.


Speaker: Prof. George Gordon

: Feathered Friends

Mavis Bennett (Soprano)
The Station Orchestra
Conductor, Warwick Braithwaite

8.0 The Orchestra

(Soloist, Hilary Evans)


Soprano: Mavis Bennett
Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite
Piccoloist: Hilary Evans

: A Noisy Interlude

The Crackers Concert Party in a Series of Explosions designed to please lovers of Melody, Harmony, and Burlesque.


Arranged and Produced by: Eddie Williams

: An Instrumental Finale

Solo Violin and Orchestra
(Soloist, Leonard Busfield)

Pianoforte and Orchestra
Fantaisie, "Africa" (Opus 89) Saint-Saens
(Solo Pianoforte, Vera McComb Thomas)


Violinist: Leonard Busfield
Pianist: Vera McComb Thomas

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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