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: School Transmission: Elementary Music and Musical Appreciation

by Sir H. Walford Davies, Mus.Doc.

Relayed from Daventry.


Speaker: Sir H. Walford Davies

: 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.

: Fashions

by Miss Elspeth Scott.


Speaker: Elspeth Scott

: Tea-Time Music

from the Carlton Restaurant.

: Yarns of the Tudor Sea Dogs: 1: Spanish Treachery

by Mr. Cyril Neal.


Storyteller: Cyril Neal

: Dance Music

Jay Whidden and his Midnight Follies Band
Frank Westfield's Orchestra
S.B. from London.


Musicians: Jay Whidden and his Midnight Follies Band
Musicians: Frank Westfield's Orchestra

: Weather Forecast and News

Spanish Talk
by Mr. W. F. Bletcher.
S.B. from Manchester.


Speaker (Spanish Talk): W. F. Bletcher

: Musical Interlude

S.B. from London.

: Half-Way to Rome

A Talk by Mr. L. A. Knight.


Speaker: L. A. Knight

: Holst Programme

S.B. from London.

: Music and the Ordinary Listener

Sir Walford Davies, Mus. Doc.
S.B. from London.


Speaker: Sir Walford Davies

: Bach

Interpreted by Joyce Ansell.
S.B. from London.


Pianist: Joyce Ansell

: John Henry

S.B. from London.


Entertainer: John Henry

: Dance Music

Jay Whidden and his Midnight Follies Dance Band
S.B. from London.


Musicians: Jay Whidden and his Midnight Follies Dance Band

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.

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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.

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