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: The Art of Story-Telling to Children

Mrs. Irene Crackston


Speaker: Irene Crackston

: The Dansant

relayed from the Carlton Restaurant.

: Eye-witness account of the Welsh Ladies' Golf Championship at Porthcawl

Miss Bronwen Davies


Speaker: Bronwen Davies

: Midsummer Magic

The Station Orchestra


Musicians: The Station Orchestra

: Midsummer Magic: A Test and a Match

by Isabel Shaw.

Professor Palim and Major Wront are both in love with Iris, only daughter of Captain Flukins of the Grange, Crowscombe. On Midsummer's Eve, Iris announces that she will marry the one who passes a mysterious test.


Writer: Isabel Shaw
Major Wront: Donald Davies
Professor Palim: Sidney Evans
Iris: Muriel Cook

: S.B. from London

(10.5 Local Announcements)

: Blonde and Brunette

and What the Breeze Blew In


Performers: Blonde and Brunette

: My Favourite Songs - XII

A Recital by David Brynley (Tenor).
(to 23.00)


Tenor: David Brynley

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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