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: Lunch-time Music

from Cox's Cafe.
(to 13.30)

: The Station Trio

Frank Thomas (Violin), Frank Whitnall ('Cello), Vera McComb Thomas (Piano).


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

: School Transmission: The Crafts of the Potter and the Weaver

by Miss Ellen Evans, M.A.


Speaker: Ellen Evans

: The Station Trio


Musicians: The Station Trio

: For Young Adventurers: Black Rasul - The Renegade

told by Mr. L. A. Knight.


Storyteller: L. A. Knight

: Weather Forecast and News

Literary Criticism
Mr. Desmond MacCarthy

S.B. from London.


Literary critic: Desmond MacCarthy

: Beethoven

Interpreted by Edward Isaacs.
S.B. from London.


Pianist: Edward Isaacs

: Cricket and Cricketers

Mr. Norman Riches


Speaker: Norman Riches

: Song and Poetry

S.B. from London.

: Chenil Chamber Concert

(6th and Last of Spring Series).
S.B. from London.

: Weather Forecast and News

Fiction Series
Mr. Cosmo Hamilton
S.B. from London.

Local News


Reader (Fiction Series): Cosmo Hamilton

: The Royal Tank Corps Band and John Van Zyl (Bass)

S.B. from London.


Musicians: The Royal Tank Corps Band
Bass: John Van Zyl

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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