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: The Station Trio

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


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

: Tea-Time Music

from the Carlton Restaurant.

: Folk Lore and Fairy Stories of China

by Miss Esylt Newberry.


Storyteller: Esylt Newberry

: Tea-Time Music

from the Carlton Restaurant.

: Sir John Hawkins - Slave Trader

by Miss Edith Cedervall.


Speaker: Edith Cedervall

: Frank Westfield's Orchestra

S.B. from London.


Musicians: Frank Westfield's Orchestra

: Weather Forecast and News

Seen on the Screen
Mr. G. A. Atkinson
S.B. from London.


Film critic (Seen on the Screen): G. A. Atkinson

: Schumann

Interpreted by Hilda Dederich.
S.B. from London.


Pianist: Hilda Dederich

: At the Villa Rose

The Serial Story (Continued).
S.B. from London.

: A Comedy Programme

The Station Orchestra
Conductor, Leonard Busfield


Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Busfield

: A Comedy Programme: What He Won

by W. H. Williamson.

[Starring] The London Radio Repertory Players
Mind Picture: The scene is a comfortably furnished flat in which is enacted an amusing battle of wits between a somewhat blatant millionaire and a keenwitted journalist, to the decided advantage of the latter.


Writer: W. H. Williamson

: Weather Forecast and News

Topical Talk
S.B. from London.

Local News

: Songs of History

S.B. from London.

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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