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: Cricket: Champion County v. The Rest of England

A visit to the Oval to see the start of the last day's play between Middlesex and the Rest of England.
(to 12.30)


Commentator: Ian Orr-Ewing
Commentator: Geoffrey Peck

: Songs of Old London

sung to you by Archie Harradine, Phyllis Hunter, Hattie Jacques, and Dennis Bowen, and a section of the Revue Chorus.


Music arranger/conductor: Max Saunders
Songs selected by: Eric Fawcett
Settings designer: James Bould
Producer: Eric Fawcett
Singer/songs selected by: Archie Harradine
Singer: Phyllis Hunter
Singer: Hattie Jacques
Singer: Dennis Bowen
Singers: A section of the Revue Chorus

: Picture Page

A Television Magazine.
Edited and introduced by Joan Gilbert.

(to 16.00)


Editor/presenter: Joan Gilbert
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: Cricket from the Oval

(to 18.00)

: Songs of Old London

(This afternoon's performance repeated)

: Picture Page

A Television Magazine.
Edited and introduced by Joan Gilbert.


Editor/presenter: Joan Gilbert
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: William Primrose

the celebrated viola player
At the piano, Alan Paul


Viola: William Primrose
Pianist: Alan Paul

: 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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