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: The Children's Hour

A talk about the Countryside by Bronwen Davies

Solos on the Xylophone and Musical Saw by W. H. Wills

'The King who invisibled himself'
A Silliwise Tale twisted by Ralph de Rohan


Speaker (A talk about the Countryside): Bronwen Davies
Xylophonist/Saw player: W. H. Wills
Writer (The King who invisibled himself): Ralph de Rohan

: Recital by Mabel Ritchie (Soprano)

(Daventry National Programme)


Soprano: Mabel Ritchie

: Bridgwater Band Festival

Under the Auspices of The Bridgwater Allotment Association
Relayed from The Blake Gardens, Bridgwater

1. Massed Bands' Performance
Conducted by Harold C. Hind
March, Old Chums

2. Test Pieces played by the Winning Bands in Classes I and II


Conductor: Harold C. Hind

: The Fred Hartley Quintet

(Daventry National Programme)


Musicians: The Fred Hartley Quintet

: Dance Music

The B.B.C. Dance Orchestra directed by Henry Hall
(Daventry National Programme)
(to 0.00)


Musicians: The B.B.C. Dance Orchestra
Orchestra directed by: Henry Hall

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.

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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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