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: Lunch-Time Music

from the Carlton Restaurant.
(to 13.30)

: Broadcast to Schools: Primitive Life and Folk Tales-In North America

Mrs. E. Fielden Hodgson


Speaker: E. Fielden Hodgson

: An Orchestral Programme

The Station Orchestra


Musicians: The Station Orchestra

: Women Pioneers: In Social Reform: Part I

Frances M. England


Speaker: Frances M. England

: Prose Writers of the 19th Century: Matthew Arnold

Miss Edith Cedervall


Speaker: Edith Cedervall

: Spanish Talk

Mr. W.F. Bletcher
S.B. from Manchester


Speaker: W.F. Bletcher

: Favourites from the Classics

The Station Orchestra


Musicians: The Station Orchestra

: S.B. from London

(9.10 Local News)

: A Musical Medley

Spoiling the Broth
A Comedy in One Act by Bertha N. Graham.
Played by the Station Radio Players


Writer (Spoiling the Broth): Bertha N. Graham
Mrs. Chance (a Widow of about thirty-eight): Nan Porter
Joey Chance (Her Son): Gordon McConnel
David Wells (the Lodger, about the same age as Mrs. Chance): Donald Davies
Melia Hammond (a Factory Girl): Flora McDowell

: Early Dance Forms

Constance Izard (Solo Violin)
(to 23.00)


Violinist: Constance Izard

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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