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: Scenes from Henry Sherek's Dorchester Floor Show

with Kay Kimber, Helen Bennett, Brantley and Linda and Robert Alton's 'Stars of Tomorrow'.


Performer: Kay Kimber
Performer: Helen Bennett
Performers: Brantley and Linda
Performers: Robert Alton's 'Stars of Tomorrow'

: Wimbledon Tennis

(by courtesy of the All-England Lawn Tennis Club)
The Championship Meeting, televised direct from the Centre Court, Wimbledon, with commentary by Thomas Woodrooffe.
(to 16.00)


Commentary: Thomas Woodrooffe

: The Silver Box

by John Galsworthy.
Starring Leon M. Lion and Louise Hampton
(to 22.30)


Author: John Galsworthy
Production: Dallas Bower
John Barthwick, M.P.: Gibb McLaughlin
Mrs. Barthwick: Ruth Taylor
Jack Barthwick: Basil C. Langton
Roper: Anthony Ireland
Mrs. Jones: Louise Hampton
Marlow: Stuart Latham
Wheeler: Dorice Fordred
Jones: Leon M. Lion
Mrs. Seddon: Dorothy Vernon
Snow: Will Leighton
A Police Magistrate: Stafford Hilliard
An unknown lady: Vera Lindsay
Clerk of the Court: Ivor Barnard
An usher: Gerald Jerome
A policeman: Frederick T. Cooper

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.

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
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