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: A demonstration of Health Exercises

by Prunella Stack and members of the Women's League of Health and Beauty.


Presenter: Prunella Stack

: The 'Ole in the Road

A Sketch by Seamark with George Graves and Myles Clifton.


Comedian: George Graves
Comedian: Myles Clifton
Presented by: George More O'Ferrall

: Starlight: The Western Brothers (Kenneth and George)

The Western Brothers - they call themselves brothers because they are cousins - say their ancestors came from Devon. For years they have behaved like bounders with little respect for anything, in particular for Empire Builders and the huntin', shootin', and fishin' fraternity. White and Old School Ties, including their own colours, egg, green, and egg, have received their special attention. Both are monocled and gravely bored. Kenneth is the plumper of the two; George, the pianist, has what he would claim to be a handsome leanness. They met for the first time in 1925 when George was a pianist with 'The Roosters' and Kenneth a lyric-writer. To appease sensitive people who may object to their satire, Kenneth has explained that a cad is not necessarily a cad, but can mean a tavern-lounger, an idle fellow, or a vagabond.


Performers: The Western Brothers
Presented by: George More O'Ferrall

: Personalities: 2: The Future of Television

The second of a series of talks in which eminent men and women will be invited to give their views on the future of television.


Presentation: Mary Adams

: Cascade

A mixed programme with:
Consuelito Carmona in Spanish Dances
Helen Elton in Viennese Dances
Victoria Kingsley Guitarist
Archie Harradine in Songs


Dancer: Consuelito Carmona
Dancer: Helen Elton
Guitarist: Victoria Kingsley
Singer: Archie Harradine
Presented by: Eric Crozier

: Ballroom Dancing

Alex Moore and Pat Kilpatrick will give viewers another demonstration of steps and style.
In addition to demonstrating the 'Swing Step', Alex Moore and Pat Kilpatrick will teach the basic steps of the foxtrot. This dance, Alex Moore says, is not the so-called foxtrot one sees in crowded restaurants, but a beautiful flowing dance that is seen only in the popular dance halls, where dancing is regarded as an indoor sport.


Dancer: Alex Moore
Dancer: Pat Kilpatrick
Presented by: George More O'Ferrall

: Starlight: The Western Brothers (Kenneth and George)


Performers: The Western Brothers
Presented by: George More O'Ferrall

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.

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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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