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: New to You

(For details see Tuesday, 8.30 p.m.)

: The Flood

The great floods in Poland in 1947. This picture was awarded the first prize for documentaries at last year's Film Festival at Cannes.
(to 16.00)

: The World's Largest Ballroom

See formation dancing by the Cone-Ripman Team, and the Conga demonstrated by Jay Morley and Rene Renard
Personal appearance of Evelyn Laye
'Keep Fit Display'
Nat Allen and his Orchestra provide the music
Master of Ceremonies: Wynford Vaughan Thomas


Dancers: Cone-Ripman Team
Conga: Jay Morley
Conga: Rene Renard
Guest: Evelyn Laye
Musicians: Nat Allen and his Orchestra
Master of Ceremonies: Wynford Vaughan Thomas

: Play the Game

Richard Hearne, Yvonne Hearne, and Harry Riley v. The Harben Family - Mary Jerrold, Joan (Mona Lott) Harben, and Philip Harben.


Panellist: Richard Hearne
Panellist: Yvonne Hearne
Panellist: Harry Riley
Panellist: Mary Jerrold
Panellist: Joan Harben
Panellist: Philip Harben
Commere: Sally Rogers
Producer: S.E. Reynolds

: 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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