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: The Station Trio

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


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

: Tea-Time Music

relayed from the Carlton Restaurant.

: Cardiff Radio Five O'Clocks: Pagan Festivities and Christmas

by Mr. R. C. Bruce Gardner.


Speaker: R. C. Bruce Gardner

: Teens' Corner: Christmas Readings

by Mr. Richard Barron.


Speaker: Richard Barron

: Musical Interlude

S.B. from London.

: Weather Forecast and News

My Lady's Furs
Dr. J.J. Simpson, M.A., D.Sc., Keeper of Zoology at the National Museum of Wales.


Speaker (My Lady's Furs): Dr. J.J. Simpson

: Musical Interlude

S.B. from London.

: Literary Criticism

Mr. Desmond MacCarthy
S.B. from London.

From My Window
by Philemon.
S.B. from London.


Literary critic: Desmond MacCarthy
Author (From My Window): Philemon

: Hansel and Gretel

S.B. from London.

: Weather Forecast and News

Christmas Presents
Mr. Filson Young
S.B. from London.

Local News


Speaker (Christmas Presents): Filson Young

: Bert Firman's Carlton Hotel Dance Orchestra

S.B. from London.


Musicians: Bert Firman's Carlton Hotel Dance Orchestra

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.

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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