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: Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships

Viewers again visit Wimbledon to see some of the matches in the Championships which are now reaching the final stages.
F. H. Grisewood helps viewers follow the play.
(to 16.30)


Commentator: F. H. Grisewood

: Lawn Tennis Championships

From Wimbledon.
(to 19.00)

: Volpone or The Fox

A comedy by Ben Jonson.
[Starring] Cecil Trouncer
The scene is laid in Venice.
(Second performance)


Writer: Ben Jonson
Arranged for television and produced by: Stephen Harrison
Settings: Barry Learoyd
Volpone, the fox: Cecil Trouncer
Mosca, the fly: Alan Wheatley
Voltore, the vulture: Mark Dignam
Corvino the crow: Aubrey Dexter
Visitor to Venice: Barry Phelps
Visitor to Venice: Ronald Long
Celia, Corvino's wife: Jessica Spencer
Bonario, Corbaccio's son: Gordon Davies
First magistrate: Keith Pyott
Second magistrate: John Vere
Third magistrate: John Burch
Others taking part: Harold Chapin
Others taking part: John Baker
Others taking part: Torn Webster
Others taking part: Kenneth Osborne
Others taking part: Cyril Hardingham
Others taking part: Eric Lindsay

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.25)

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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