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: Gardening

F. Streeter returns to the television garden to give hints on spring sowing.


Presenter: F. Streeter

: Close-Up

Introduced by Derek Roy.
with Trio (songs), Domingo and Angelita (Spanish dancers), Gerald Crossman (accordion).
At the piano, Evel Burns
(to 17.05)


Presenter: Derek Roy
Singers: Trio
Dancers: Domingo and Angelita
Accordion: Gerald Crossman
Pianist: Evel Burns
Producer: Bill Ward

: Stairway

Introduced by Eddie Bankey.
with Vera Conway (songs at the piano), Jack Crosby (cartoonist), The Constance Trio (equilibrists), Cyril Fletcher (comedian), Nat Allen and his Orchestra.


Presenter: Eddie Bankey
Pianist: Vera Conway
Cartoonist: Jack Crosby
Equilibrists: The Constance Trio
Comedian: Cyril Fletcher
Musicians: Nat Allen and his Orchestra
Producer: Michael Mills

: Quiz with Hale

Mark your own quiz paper, with the assistance of Lionel Hale and his friends.


Presenter: Lionel Hale
Producer: Mary Adams

: Billiards

A lesson, some trick shots, and a short game, by Sydney Lee, assisted by George Harrison.


Player: Sydney Lee
Assisted by: George Harrison

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.15)

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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