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: Broadcast to Schools: Regions of the World: 3: The Deserts

Miss Celia Evans


Speaker: Celia Evans

: The Station Trio

Frank Thomas (Violin), Frank Whitnall (Violoncello), Vera McComb Thomas (Piano)
Popular Trios


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

: The Death-blow to Hannibal's Campaign Against Rome, B.C. 207.

Major A.C. Alford


Speaker: Major A.C. Alford

: The Fragrance of the East

The Station Orchestra
Conductor, Warwick Braithwaite


Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite

: The Fragrance of the East: Orchestra

At Sunrise; Choya Dance; On the Mesa; Mirage; Oasis

: The Fragrance of the East: On Jhelum River

A Kashmiri Love Story, by Fred John Fraser.

Margaret Wilkinson and Glyn Eastman
Jhelum Boat Song (Duet)
Song of the Bride (Soprano)
Will the Red Sun Never Set? (Baritone)
Ashoo at Her Lattice (Soprano)
Only a Rose (Baritone)
Kingfisher Blue (Duet)


Writer: Fred John Fraser
Soprano: Margaret Wilkinson
Baritone: Glyn Eastman

: The Fragrance of the East: A Reading from Omar Khayyam

(Edward Fitzgerald)


Translator: Edward Fitzgerald

: The Fragrance of the East: Orchestra

Caravan; To a Mummy; Katabet; A Desert Song

: The Fragrance of the East: Glyn Eastman


Baritone: Glyn Eastman

: The Fragrance of the East: Margaret Wilkinson and Glyn Eastman (Duet)


Soprano: Margaret Wilkinson
Baritone: Glyn Eastman

: S.B. from London

(10.10 Local News)

(to 23.00)

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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