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: Olympic Games: Gymnastics

A visit to the Empire Stadium, Wembley, to see part of the men's gymnastics competition. The competing teams must carry out twelve prescribed exercises, six of which are compulsory and six optional.

: In the Bank

[Starring] Charlie Chaplin
In this film, Charlie as a cleaner in a bank helps to outwit a gang of bank robbers.


Janitor: Charlie Chaplin

: Olympic Games

A return-visit to the Empire Stadium.
(to 16.00)

: Olympic Games: Hockey

Viewers see one of the hockey semi-final matches in the Empire Stadium.
(to 19.15)

: Newsreel

(Special Olympics edition)

: The Teen-Age Show

Leslie Mitchell introduces The Teen-Age Show
Forty minutes of entertainment brought to you by young people between twelve and twenty.


Presenter: Leslie Mitchell
Producer: Bill Ward

: Olympic Games: Boxing

At the Empire Pool.

: 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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