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: Nancy's Puppets

This afternoon's programme has been designed mainly for the younger viewer.

Presented by Nancy Worsfold.


Puppeteer: Nancy Worsfold

: Model Trains

A demonstration of locomotives by Col. R. Henvey, C.M.G., D.S.O., Vice-Chairman of the Model Railway Club.


Presenter: Col. R. Henvey

: Percy Ponsonby Packs for Bank Holiday

by Reginald Arkell with Charles Heslop as Percy and Harry Atkinson.


Writer: Reginald Arkell
Percy: Charles Heslop
[Actor]: Harry Atkinson

: Beatrice Lillie

At the piano, Sam Walsh


Comic singer: Beatrice Lillie
Pianist: Sam Walsh

: Bee-Keeping: Extracting-Honey from Hive to Table

by Reginald Gamble.


Presenter: Reginald Gamble

: Albert Sammons

playing Mozart's Violin Concerto in G
with The BBC Television Orchestra
Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum


Violinist: Albert Sammons
Musicians: The BBC Television Orchestra
[Orchestra] conductor: Hyam Greenbaum

: The Tram Conductor

A monologue by Wilfred Walter.


Writer/monologist: Wilfred Walter

: Cartoons

by Oscar Berger.
(to 22.30)


Cartoonist: Oscar Berger

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.

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