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: Felix Mendelssohn and his Hawaiian Serenaders

with Barbara Hamed and the South Sea Lovelies presenting music of the South Sea Islands and dance music in the Hawaiian style.
(Repeat performance)


Performer: Barbara Hamed
Dancers: The South Sea Lovelies
Presented by: D. H. Munro
Singer: Louisa Reyes
Guitarist: Sammy Mitchell
Singer: Archie Coates
Dancer: Cynthia Read
Accordionist: Peter Cosimini
Performer: Helen Davies
Ukulele: Kealoha Life
Musicians: Pulu Moe Trio

: Household Hints

W.P. Matthew shows tools essential for jobs about the house and demonstrates their use.
(to 16.00)


Presenter: W.P. Matthew

: The Man with a Load of Mischief

A comedy by Ashley Dukes.
The year is 1800 and the scene a wayside inn set in the Cotswolds, on the road somewhere between Bath and Oxford


Writer/songwriter: Ashley Dukes
Composer: Norman O'Neil
Settings: Barry Learoyd
Producer: Michael Barry
An innkeeper: Leo de Pokorny
His wife: Louise Hampton
A nobleman: Andre Van Gyseghem
His man: Andrew Osborn
A lady: Joan Maude
Her maid: Vera Cook

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.10)

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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