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: Sweeney Todd

(Repeat performance: for details see Thursday, 8.30)
(to 16.30)

: Cookery: Stretching the Meat Ration: 3

Philip Harben shows how to make curried dishes without rice.


Cook/presenter: Philip Harben

: The Handle Bar: 2

[Starring] Jimmy Edwards, Humphrey Lestocq and Richard Hearne
with Gabrielle Brune, Charmian Innes, Hamilton Humphries, Barry Phelps, Roger Snowdon, Clive Turner and Harold Turner, Charles Wreford and The Washboard Cavaliers.


Comedian: Jimmy Edwards
Comedian: Humphrey Lestocq
Comedian: Richard Hearne
Performer: Gabrielle Brune
Singer: Charmian Innes
Performer: Hamilton Humphries
Performer: Barry Phelps
Performer: Roger Snowdon
Performer: Clive Turner
Performer: Harold Turner
Performer: Charles Wreford
Performers: The Washboard Cavaliers
Orchestra director: Eric Robinson
Book, lyrics, and music: Josef Shellard
Additional lyric and music: Philip Loftus
Additional lyric and music: Leslie Julian Jones
Settings: Stephen Bundy
Producer: Michael Mills

: News Map

J. F. Horrabin describes the geography of the Cominform.


Presenter: J. F. Horrabin
Presented by: Mary Adams

: 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.

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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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