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: Victoria Regina

A dramatic biography by Laurence Housman.
Second performance this week: for details see Thursday, 8.45
(to 16.30)


Writer: Laurence Housman

: Cookery: Mock Cream

Philip Harben shows how to make a festive luxury with the minimum expenditure of rations.


Cook/presenter: Philip Harben

: The Handle Bar - 3

[Starring] Jimmy Edwards and Humphrey Lestocq
with Gabrielle Brune, Charmian Innes, Desmond Walter-Ellis, Barry Phelps, Charles Wreford, Clive and Harold Turner.


Comedian: Jimmy Edwards
Performer: Humphrey Lestocq
Performer: Gabrielle Brune
Singer: Charmian Innes
Performer: Desmond Walter-Ellis
Performer: Barry Phelps
Performer: Charles Wreford
Performer: Clive Turner
Performer: Harold Turner
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Book: Josef Shellard
Book: Ted Willis
Music and lyrics: Josef Shellard
Settings: Stephen Bundy
Presented by: Michael Mills

: The Royal Wedding Presents

A description of presents of artistic and historical interest.

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.15)

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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.

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