• 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

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' This is the life'
Talks by John Tiarks
Provost of Bradford
2-My work

Contributors

Unknown: John Tiarks

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: TODAY

A breakfast-time magazine bringing you news, views, and interviews
Introduced by Wallace Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By: Wallace Greenslade

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' This is the life '
Talks by John Tiarks
Provost of Bradford
3-My money
Repeated on Thursday at 6.50 a.m.

Contributors

Unknown: John Tiarks

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Wallace Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By: Wallace Greenslade

: SHOPPING LIST

A bulletin of food news to guide the household shopper
Compiled and read by Anne Wild

Contributors

Read By: Anne Wild

: NEWS

: CAVERNS MEASURELESS TO MAN

'So far a mere forty miles of their galleries have been explored, but no one yet knows just how far they extend.'
RICHARD MUSMAN recalls his visit to the spectacular limestone grottoes of Carlsbad, New Mexico.

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Musman

: RECITAL

Margaret Bissett (contralto)
Derek Collier (violin) Josephine Lee (piano)
The apron of flowers; Calen-o; My grandfather died

Contributors

Contralto: Margaret Bissett
Violin: Derek Collier
Piano: Josephine Lee

: For the Schools

Stories from World History. The childhood of Sir Winston Churchill, from 'My Early Life' by Winston Churchill

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Come, let us to the Lord our God
(BBC H.B. 487)
New Every Morning, page 72 Canticle 4 (Broadcast psalter)
Romans 10. vv. 1-15
Just as I am (BBC H.B. 292)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ralph Wilson and his Septet

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Wilson

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT ii, by Marjorie Eele.
Repeated ott Friday at 9.55 a.m.
11.20 CURRRNT AFFAIRS
11.40 FRENCH FOR SIXTH FORMS. Guillaume Apollinaire: un choix de poemes presente par Jacques Brunius.

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele.
Unknown: Jacques Brunius.

: CRICKET

Surrey v. Sussex
Worcestershire v. Kent
First day
Reports by E. W . Swanton from the Oval, and by Rex Alston from the County Cricket Ground, Worcester

Contributors

Unknown: E. W Swanton
Unknown: Rex Alston

: MIXED GRILL

A selection of records for lunchtime listening
Introduced by John Hobday

Contributors

Introduced By: John Hobday

: ON YOUR FARM

An agricultural weekly
Introduced by Alastair Dunnett
DENNIS HODSDON , of the National Union of Agricultural Workers, discusses with PETER Anderson the highlights of the Union's Biennial Conference being held at
Chester Ronald MAJOR, a pig adviser, and two pig farmers. JOHN HUNTER from Hitchin. Herts, and NORMAN ARCHER from Lane End. Bucks, talk about the pig-keeping systems they saw on their recent visit to Northern Ireland
Produced by John Greenslade
(The first item is recorded)

Contributors

Introduced By: Alastair Dunnett
Introduced By: Dennis Hodsdon
Unknown: Peter Anderson
Unknown: Chester Ronald
Unknown: John Hunter
Unknown: Norman Archer
Produced By: John Greenslade

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train , and Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions and Gilbert Harding knows some of the answers

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Gilbert Harding

: DAVID OISTRAKH (violin)

with Vladimir Yampolsky (piano)
Music by Leclair. Bartok , and Falls, on gramophone records

Contributors

Piano: Vladimir Yampolsky
Music By: Leclair. Bartok

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

LET'S join IN. The Marzipan Cottage ': the storv of Hansel and Gretel retold by Charles K. Offer. (BBC recording)
2.20 ADVENTURESIN music. Going to the Opera: an introduction by Roger Fiske.
2.40 MODERN HISTORY. The Canadian Pacific Railway. Script by Maurice Whitbread
Work on this trans-continental line went on in the Prairies and the Rockies simultaneously. The programme describes how the difficulties were overcome and all sections finally joined up.

Contributors

Unknown: Charles K. Offer.
Unknown: Roger Fiske.

: Wednesday Matinee Double Bill 'FAIR COMMENT'

by Michael Brett
Another chapter in the story of the County Gazette
Characters in order of speaking:
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
George Maxwell , wanting to stir things up a bit, writes a letter (purporting to come from a Mr. Pimpleton) to the County Gazette, strongly criticising the amenities of the city. This leads to trouble, especially when the City Council challenges ' Mr. Pimpleton' to visit the city and take part in a public debate.

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Brett
Unknown: George Maxwell
Frederick Elton: George Hagan
Stella: Judy Bailey
George Maxwell: Frederick Treves
Bertie Andrews: John Bryning
Leader of the City Council: Jon Rollason
The Lord Mayor: George Merritt

: 'TAKING PAINS'

The short story by W. W. Jacobs dramatised for radio by Lionel Brown
Characters in order of speaking:
Silvanus Key suffers from rheumatism. The fun begins when the reluctant Silvanus is subjected to the peculiar brand of healing practised by a Mr. Punshon, at whose hands he loses his physical symptoms but develops a neurosis....
(The recorded broadcast of May 10 In the Light Programme)
Plays produced by David H. Godfrey

Contributors

Story By: W. W. Jacobs
Unknown: Lionel Brown
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Mrs Key: Barbara Lott
Silvanus Key: Eric Anderson
Mr Daviot: Keith Williams
Mrs Daviot: Eva Stuart
Dr Johnson: Wilfred Babbage
Mr Punshon: Hamilton Dyce

: Choral Evensong

from Salisbury Cathedral
Preces and Responses (Morley) Psalms 93 and 94 First Lesson: Joshua 7
Magnificat (Weelkes, Short Service) Second Lesson: Acts 24. vv. 1-23
Nunc dimittis (Weelkes, Short Service)
Creed; Lesser Litany
The Lord's Prayer (Stone) Responses (Morley)
Anthem: O pray for the peace of Jerusalem (John Blow)
Blessing
Organist and Master of the Choristers, Christopher Dearnley
Assistant organist, Richard Lloyd

Contributors

Unknown: Short Ser
Organist: Richard Lloyd

: CRICKET

Surrey r. Sussex
Worcestershire v. Kent
Further reports

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Older Listeners
' The Macdonnell of Ulster'
A serial p!ay in six episodes by Charles Witherspoon and James Boyce
2—' Hue and Cry ' with Charles Witherspoon , Denis Scott and Dawson Manning
Produced by Cicely Mathews
5.30 Goodwill Day
Dydd Ewyllys Da
The thirty-ninth annual message of the children of Wales to the world
The programme includes recordings of exchange greetings from countries overseas. It is hoped that replies will include letters from boys and girls in Holland, Austria, Switzerland, and France, and, from further overseas, messages from the Lebanon, Hong Kong, India, Pakistan.
Programme edited and introduced by Ifan O. Williams
5.50 Children's Hour prayers
The Undiscovered Country
Four talks by the Rev. Elsie Chamberlain
3-Divided Loyalties

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Witherspoon
Unknown: James Boyce
Unknown: Charles Witherspoon
Unknown: Denis Scott
Unknown: Dawson Manning
Produced By: Cicely Mathews
Introduced By: Ifan O. Williams
Unknown: Rev. Elsie Chamberlain
Ludar Macdonnell: Robin Graham
Humphrey Dexter: Norman Stevenson
Rose O'Neill: Kathleen O'Donnell
Meg: Mina Dornan
Captain Merriman: James Boyce
Sergeant Markham: James Parr
Sir William Carleton: Harold Goldblatt

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

Local news and London Stock Market report
6.30 Today's Sport

: COUNTRY DANCING

Country Ceili from Coleraine, Co. Londonderry
The McCusker Bros. Ceili Band
Songs by Una O'Callaghan and James Simmons with his guitar
Master of Ceremonies. Jack Sloane
Produced by Sam Denton

Contributors

Songs By: Una O'Callaghan
Songs By: James Simmons
Unknown: Jack Sloane
Produced By: Sam Denton

: LET THE PEOPLE SING

The fifth of ten programmes in the National Competition
YOUTH CHOIRS:
Eskdale Singers
Conductor, Morton Robertson
Orpington Junior Singers
Conductor. Sheila Mossman
MIXED VOICE CHOIRS:
Fenland Singers
Conductor. Catherine M. Baxter
Silver Ring Choir
Conductor. Kelvin Thomas
I.ADIKS CHOIRS:
The Freda Parry Choir Conductor,
Freda Parry Oberon Ladies' Choir. Hull
Conductor. Audrey Hayes
Introduced by Leslie Regan
Produced by Charles Beardsall
The finalists in each class will take part in a nation-wide broadcast on Tuesday, June 28.

Contributors

Conductor: Morton Robertson
Conductor: Sheila Mossman
Conductor: Catherine M. Baxter
Conductor: Kelvin Thomas
Unknown: Freda Parry
Conductor: Freda Parry OBEron
Conductor: Audrey Hayes
Introduced By: Leslie Regan
Produced By: Charles Beardsall

: LONDON v. DUBLIN QUIZ

The first of three contests
London:
Cedric Cliffe , Denis Brogan
Quiz-Master,
Gilbert Harding Dublin :
Alec Newman , Noel Peart
Quiz-Master, Lionel Hale
Arranged by Robert Gladwell

Contributors

Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Denis Brogan
Unknown: Gilbert Harding Dublin
Unknown: Alec Newman
Unknown: Noel Peart
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Arranged By: Robert Gladwell

: Verdi REQUIEM MASS

See top of page. Part 1

: NEWS

: REQUIEM MASS

Part 2

: Dr. Hastings Banda

answers questions from John Freeman
(A sound recording of the BBC Television programme 'Face to Face' on April 22)

Contributors

Unknown: John Freeman

: PIANO MUSIC

played by Joyce Riddell

Contributors

Played By: Joyce Riddell

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

: app. MUSIC AT NIGHT

Roussel
Piano Trio in E flat played by the Neaman Trio:
Yfrah Neaman (vioiin) Eleanor Warren (cello) Lamar Crowson (piano)
(The recorded broadcast of February 11, 1959. in the Third Programme)

Contributors

Unknown: Yfrah Neaman
Cello: Eleanor Warren
Piano: Lamar Crowson

: 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