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: Gardening

More practical hints by F. Streeter.


Presenter: F. Streeter

: Fred the Ant

A film based upon a drawing of the Czech artist O. Serkory.


Artist: O. Serkory

: Musical Contrasts

Introduced by Franklin Bennett.
with Leonard Henry (comedy), Judy Shirley (songs), Sid Buckman (trumpet), Emilio (accordion), Maria de Res (continental singer), The Radio Revellers (four men and a guitar).
At the piano, Evel Burns
(to 16.00)


Presenter: Franklin Bennett
Comedian: Leonard Henry
Singer: Judy Shirley
Trumpeter: Sid Buckman
Accordionist: Emilio
Singer: Maria de Res
Musicians: The Radio Revellers
Pianist: Evel Burns

: Serenade in Sepia

A programme of sweet music in the Negro style, sung by Evelyn Dove and Edric Connor and played by Eugene Pini and his Orchestra.
(Repeat performance)


Singer: Evelyn Dove
Singer: Edric Connor
Musicians: Eugene Pini and his Orchestra
Producer: Eric Fawcett

: Darts and Shove Halfpenny

A match described by George Harrison.


Commentary: George Harrison

: Suggia

the celebrated cellist
At the piano, Gerald Moore


Cellist: Suggia
Pianist: Gerald Moore

: Jack Dunkley

the Sports Cartoonist


Cartoonist: Jack Dunkley

: Composer at the Piano: Hans May

composer of 'My Song goes round the world'
Guest artist, Eleanor Fayre


Pianist: Hans May
Singer/guest artist: Eleanor Fayre

: 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.

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