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: Keeping Bees

Reginald Gamble and A. Hayes install a hive in the television Garden.


Presenter: Reginald Gamble
Presenter: A. Hayes

: In Our Garden

F. Streeter gives more practical hints from the television Garden.


Presenter: F. Streeter

: Swimming and Diving

Viewers visit Finchley open air swimming pool to see a special demonstration of swimming and diving. It is hoped that some of next year's Olympic diving stars will take part.
(to 16.00)


Presented by: Keith Rogers

: Water Polo

Viewers again visit Finchley open air swimming pool to see a water polo match between two leading London swimming clubs.


Presented by: Keith Rogers

: Variety Party

Introduced by Leslie Mitchell.
With Richard Hearne, Cyril Fletcher, Tessa Deane, The Three Spallas, The Vocaltones with the Merrymaids.
(Leslie Mitchell appears by permission of London Film Productions, Ltd.)


Presenter: Leslie Mitchell
Comedian: Richard Hearne
Comedian: Cyril Fletcher
Soprano: Tessa Deane
Acrobats: The Three Spallas
Performers: The Vocaltones with the Merrymaids
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Producer: Walton Anderson

: Music Makers

Zaia Nelsova (Canadian cellist)


Cellist: Zaia Nelsova

: 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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