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: Gardening

A talk on fruit by Edward Bunyard, Chairman of the Fruit and Vegetables Committee of the Royal Horticultural Society.


Presenter: Edward Bunyard

: Pride o' The Green

or "The Lass that loved a Tax Official", a very Grand Opera by Rae Elrick.

The BBC Television Orchestra
leader Boris Pecker
conductor Hyam Greenbaum
(to 16.00)


Author/composer: Rae Elrick
Music arranged by: Ian Whyte
Musicians: The BBC Television Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Boris Pecker
Conductor: Hyam Greenbaum
Production: Moultrie R. Kelsall
First fishwife: Olive Groves
Mrs. MacFinnan: Addie Ross
Betty MacFinnan: Jean Colin
Sir Sam Pebble: William Stephens
Jimmy Overcharge: Max Oldaker
MacLeeves: Nicholas Phipps
Hula: Rosalind Melville
Chorus of Fish-wives and Tenantry: [uncredited]

: Cabaret

with the Western Brothers (Kenneth and George), A.C. Astor, Ventriloquist, Les Trois Matas, Acrobats.
Commere, Sheila Douglas Pennant


Comedians/singers: The Western Brothers
Ventriloquist: A. C. Astor
Acrobats: Les Trois Matas
Commere: Sheila Douglas Pennant
Presentation: Harry Pringle

: The Butterfly

A Hans Andersen story told by Paul Leyssac.


Author: Hans Andersen
Storyteller: Paul Leyssac

: Fifteen Minutes

(Details as Thursday, 3.20)
(to 22.00)

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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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.

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