• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation

Listings

: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for Sunday morning from ' We go a Journey ' by Lord Gorell
Part of the chapter on Prayer
Reader, Arthur Bush

Contributors

Reader: Arthur Bush

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: MORNING MELODY

played by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conducted by John Hollingsworth

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conducted By: John Hollingsworth

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Eric Chadwick
From Manchester Town Hall

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Chadwick

: THE SACRAMENT OF THE LORD'S SUPPER

The Service of Holy Communion from Crowstone Congregational Church, Westcliff-on-Sea. Conducted by the Minister, the Rev. W. W. Lawrence
Introduction by a Church Deacon
Prayer of Invocation and the Lord's
Prayer
0 worship the King (Congregational
Praise 17)
Old Testament Lesson: Isaiah 55
Canticle: 0 come let us sing (C.P.
779)
New Testament Lesson: St. John 15, vv. 1-17
How lovely are thy dwellings fair
(C.P. 257)
Prayers of Supplication and Intercession
0 thou who earnest from above (C.P.
438)
Sermon
Jesus invites his saints (C.P. 295) Words of Invitation
Sursum Corda and Prayer of Thanks-giving
Words of Institution
The Communion
Prayer
Strengthen for service. Lord, the hands (C.P. 313)
Blessing
Organist and Choirmaster,
H. J. Hockley

Contributors

Unknown: W. W. Lawrence
Unknown: Sursum Corda
Choirmaster: H. J. Hockley

: AFTER TEN YEARS

Some impressions of village life in India and Pakistan by Philip Mason , C.I.E.
5-Contrasts and Parallels
On his recent visit Mr. Mason spent his time in a small area of West Pakistan and Northern India. His general comments on both countries are based on his impressions of the villages he saw on either side of the frontier.

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Mason

: CALL THE TUNE

A musical quiz
Chairman, Joseph Cooper
Constance Cummings
Gerard Hoffnung
Paul Jennings
Guest, Yfrah Neaman
Arranged by Walter Todds
A series designed to test, not too seriously, your general knowledge of music

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Constance Cummings
Unknown: Gerard Hoffnung
Unknown: Paul Jennings
Unknown: Yfrah Neaman
Arranged By: Walter Todds

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

visits the Edinburgh International Festival
Interviews with festival personalities; reports from critics; forthcoming musical events
Edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage Introduced by Herbert Wiseman

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Introduced By: Herbert Wiseman

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the news, its background, and the people who make it

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region

: NEWS

: THE NATURALIST

Edited and introduced by Maxwell Knight
Moths
One of the problems of the nocturnal moth is how to conceal itself from birds during the day. This and other aspects of the life history of moths are discussed by Bernard Kettlewell and Walter Murray , with Maxwell Knight
Produced by Tony Soper

Contributors

Introduced By: Maxwell Knight
Unknown: Bernard Kettlewell
Unknown: Walter Murray
Produced By: Tony Soper

: OPERA MOSAIC

Robert Irwin plays some of his favourite records

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Irwin

: THE MAN AND HIS MUSIC

A mosaic of melody woven from the life and tunes of Jerome Kern with orchestras and artists from Canada and America
Compiled and presented by Paul Martin
Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown: Jerome Kern
Presented By: Paul Martin
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: GOLDSWAIN'S CHRONICLE

Five programmes based on the journals of Jeremiah Goldswain
Adapted and introduced by Anthony Delius
Reader, Bernard Miles
4-' Foul-Weather Friends '
Jeremiah Goldswain was a sawyer who left Great Marlow at the age of seventeen to become one of the ' 1820 Settlers' in the Eastern Cape. For nearly forty years he kept a record of the trials and surprises of that first generation in Africa; and his gusto and humour were as tenacious as his Buckinghamshire speech.
In this programme Goldswain struggles to continue his farming while serving on patrols and in skirmishes against marauding hordes of Bantu warrioIs-and angers his fellow settlers by launching out as a trader as well.
The journals were edited by Una Long , and published by the Van Riebeeck Society of South Africa.

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremiah Goldswain
Introduced By: Anthony Delius
Reader: Bernard Miles
Unknown: Jeremiah Goldswain
Edited By: Una Long

: CONCERTO

Archie Camden (bassoon)
BBC Scottish Orchestra
(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie ) Conducted by Colin Davis
Mozart Symphony No. 32, in G (K.318)
Bassoon Concerto in B flat (KIM)
Symphony No. 39. in E flat (K.543)

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: Colin Davis
Conducted By: Mozart Symphony

: THE FIRST DEAD SEA SCROLL ?

The Case of the Shapira Document by Menahem Mansoor
Narrated and produced by D. G. Bridson
This is the story of a famous Hebrew manuscript offered to the British Museum in 1883, which was then denounced as a forgery. But-was it, in fact, the first Dead Sea Scroll to be brought to light?
(The recorded broadcast of May 26)

Contributors

Produced By: D. G. Bridson

: MISCHA ELMAN (violin)

with Joseph Seiger (piano)
Canto amoroso (Sammartini-Elman) Chanson polonaise (Wieniawski)
From San Domingo (Arthur Benjamin) Cubanaise (Charles Miller ) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Piano: Joseph Seiger
Unknown: Charles Miller

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For the Younger Ones
Josephine Lee and David play nursery rhymes of France from ' La Nursery ' by D. E. Inghelbrecht
5.10 For Children of Most Ages
' Mowgli ' by Rudyard Kipling
Four stories from
' The Jungle Books ' told by David
4 —' The King's Ankus '
' These are the four that are never content,
That have never been filled since the Dews began-
Jacala's mouth, and the glut of the Kite,
And the hands of the Ape, and the Eyes of Man.'

Contributors

Unknown: Josephine Lee
Unknown: D. E. Inghelbrecht

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas. followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region

: NEWS

: AT HOME

Vilem Tausky
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon ) with Rowland Jones (tenor)
Julian Bream (guitar)
BBC Chorus
Conducted by Cyril Gell
The programme includes a work commissioned by the BBC this year — ' Eliza bethan Dances ' by William Alwyn , who is also a guest on the programme.

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Tenor: Rowland Jones
Guitar: Julian Bream
Conducted By: Cyril Gell
Unknown: Eliza Bethan
Unknown: William Alwyn

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Paul Dehn
Film: Roger Manvell
Theatre: Richard Findlater
Radio: Charles Gibbs-Smith
Book: Elspeth Huxley Art: Basil Taylor

Contributors

Conducted By: Paul Dehn
Unknown: Roger Manvell
Unknown: Richard Findlater
Unknown: Charles Gibbs-Smith
Unknown: Elspeth Huxley
Unknown: Basil Taylor

: EVENING SERVICE

from Ashwell Parish Church, Hertfordshire, conducted by the Rector, the Rev. J. Catterick
Introit: Cantate (Pittoni)
Versicles and the Lord's Prayer Psalm 121
First Lesson: Isaiah 6, vv. 1-8
Father, hear the prayer we offer
(English Hymnal 385)
Magnificat (Brian Judge )
Second Lesson: Revelation 7, vv. 9-12 Nunc dimittis (Brian Judge ) Creed and Collects
Antiphon and Laudate (
Elizabeth Poston )
Sermon
Immortal, invisible (E.H. 407) Blessing
Ashwell Festival Choir Under the direction of Christopher Bishop
Organist, John Bishop
Each summer since 1954 a Choral Festival has been held at Ashwell in Hertfordshire. In order to encourage young musicians and composers, musicians, choral scholars, and choristers gather at AshweU to rehearse and perform new works and old. The Choral Evensong, which is being broadcast, is the final act of each year's Festival.

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Judge
Unknown: Brian Judge
Unknown: Elizabeth Poston

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of UFAW (Universities Federation for Animal Welfare) by Freddy Grisewood
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Freddy Grisewood, Universities Federation for Animal Welfare, [address removed]
UFAW was founded by two students, but now has branches in ten British universities, 1,500 scientific and university members, and nearly 5,000 associate members and subscribers. Its main object is to enlist the services of scientists and other professional people and of students in promoting kindness to animals and to carry out scientific investigations for their benefit.
UFAW has applied scientific knowledge to the prevention of suffering in connection with the cruel gin trap, wrong methods of electrocuting dogs, the painful disease of foot-rot in sheep, the cruelty entailed in whaling, etc. UFAW is also leading a movement among working scientists for eliminating or reducing suffering in animals used for experiment.

Contributors

Unknown: Freddy Grisewood

: Ursula Howells and Carleton Hobbs in ' MAID IN WAITING'

by John Galsworthy
Dramatised as a serial in eleven parts by Muriel Levy
Part Eleven Music selected by Cynthia Pughe
Production by Val Gielgud
Hubert's case comes up, and he is committed to prison pending a warrant for trial from the Secretary of State.
The family goes into conference to save Hubert, and it is decided to put Alan's and Jean's plan into action. Dinny helps by pawning some jewellery, and arranging to have Hubert's diary published so that the Home Secretary should see it and perhaps this will prevent him from issuing a warrant. Michael Mont helps her. Bobbie Ferrar is to be called in to influence the Home Secretary. Dinny remains a ' Maid in Waiting.'

Contributors

Unknown: John Galsworthy
Unknown: Cynthia Pughe
Production By: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Michael Mont
Unknown: Bobbie Ferrar
Dinny Charwell: Ursula Howells
Adrian Charwell: Carleton Hobbs
Sir Conway Charwell: Austin Trevor
Fleur: Monica Grey
The Rev Hilary Charwell: Basil Dignam
Hubert Charwell: Simon Lack
Alan Tasburgh: Barry Letts
Bobby Ferrar: Patrick Waddington
Sir Lawrence Mont: Martin Lewis
Aunt May: Christine Bocca
Aunt Emily: Hester Paton Brown
Millicent Pole: Sylvia Kay
Blore: George Merritt
Saleswoman: Ella Milne
Home Secretary: Arthur Young
Warder: Ronald Sidney
Maid: Betty Linton
Mr Cameron: Gordon Davies
Female voice: Betty Linton

: NEWS

: RICHES OF THE SAHARA

In addition to substantial deposits of oil, iron, and natural gas, many other minerals have recently been discovered in the French Sahara. How far France is likely to be able to exploit these discoveries commercially is the subject of a discussion between three distinguished Frenchmen:
Paul Marc Henri
Secretary General of the Commission for Technical Co-operation in Africa South of the Sahara
Theodore Monod
Professor of Zoology at the Museum of Natural History and Director of the Institut Français d'Afrique Noire in Paris
Gaston Palewski at one time Minister charged with the co-ordination of defence-disarmament, atomic energy, and the exploitation of the resources of the Sahara
Chairman, Ritchie Calder author of ' Men Against the Desert'

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Marc Henri
Unknown: Gaston Palewski
Unknown: Ritchie Calder

: THE EPILOGUE

' Watch ye and pray'
Revelation 3. vv. 1-5
Psalm 16 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Luke 12, vv. 13-40
Ye servants of the Lord (BBC H.B.
372)
St. Mark 14, w. 37b-38a

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

: Close Down









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.

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel