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Carol, This Day Christ was born (Byrd) Responses, Festal
Proper Psalms, 19, 45, 85
First Lesson, Isaiah ix, 2-7 Te Deum (Dyson in D)
Second Lesson, St. Luke ii, 1-20 Bcnedictus (Dyson in D)
Hymn, Hark, the herald Angels sing (English
Hymnal 24 ; Ancient and Modern, 60)
(Daventry National Programme)


(Daventry National Programme)
JOAN and BETTY'S Christmas Cards
A Christmas Programme
Arranged by Mr. E. R. APPLETON , West Regional Director


Arranged By: Mr. E. R. Appleton

: Gramophone Records

(Daventry National Programme)

: Egwyl Gymraeg

(From Swansea)
(Daventry National Programme)
' Nadolig Mewn Hen Bentref '
(' Christmas in an old Villago ')
THTS talk is in the nature of a Christmas present to the old folks in Wales, giving them memories of Christmas in a Welsh village over fifty years ago.
Mr. Williams will describe old customs, Mich as spoiling the toffeo (cyflaith), story-telling, carol-singing, rivalry with a neighbouring village for possossion of a favourite holly tree, and other incidents of a Merry Christmas in the days when the peat fire and the rush candle were still used.

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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