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: Zillah Hamilton (Elocutionist), G.H. Beer (Dorset Dialect Readings)

The Cecilians: H.L. Gibson (Flute), R.G. Somers (Oboe), W.T. O'Brian (Clarinet), W. Earl (Bassoon), W.E. Gill (Horn), Charles L. Leeson (Pianoforte)

Talks to Women: "Rock Plants."


Elocutionist: Zillah Hamilton
Reader: G.H. Beer
Flautist (The Cecilians): H.L. Gibson
Oboeist (The Cecilians): R.G. Somers
Clarinettist (The Cecilians): W.T. O'Brian
Bassoonist (The Cecilians): W. Earl
Horn player (The Cecilians): W.E. Gill
Pianist (The Cecilians): Charles L. Leeson

: Seholars' Half-Hour

M. B. Robin son, "A Home Talk."


Unknown: M. B. Robin

: Farmers' Corner.

Time Signal.
Farmers' Weather Report.

: Weather Forecast and News

S.B. from London.

Hartley Withers
S.B. from London.

Local News


Speaker: Hartley Withers

: Orchestra.

Fantasia, "Our Empire" Charles Godfrey


Unknown: Charles Godfrey

: From Overseas: W. J. Worth

Impressions of British North Borneo with Songs and Instrumental Illustration.
John Perry - Vocalist


Impressionist: W.J. Worth
Vocalist: John Perry

: Major Stanley How.

Readings from the Works of the Canadian
Poet, Robert W. Service.

: Eda. Bennio and John Perry.

Duet with Orchestra, " Colonial Song "
Percy Graingel


Song: Percy Graingel

: Weather Forecast and News

S.B. from London.

Mr. Douglas Kennedy
S.B. from London.

Royal Horticultural Society Talk
S.B. from London.

Local News


Speaker: Douglas Kennedy

: The Savoy Bands

S.B. from London

: Close down


Announcer: John H. Raymond

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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.

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