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: Designed for Women

Jeanne Heal introduces another afternoon's programme of special interest to women.

Making a Film
Jill Craigie discusses some aspects of her work as a film director and illustrates with excerpts from her film.

Rosemary Chance describes the work of a fashion mannequin.

Health and Beauty
Lady David Douglas-Hamilton shows exercises to keep legs slim and supple.

Book Review
E. Arnot Robertson discusses some new books.

Marguerite Patten continues her series of foreign dishes showing how to make Rum Baba.

(to 16.00)


Presenter: Jeanne Heal
Item presenter (Making a Film): Jill Craigie
Item presenter (Career): Rosemary Chance
Exerciser (Health and Beauty): Lady David Douglas-Hamilton
Reviewer (Book Review): E. Arnot Robertson
Cook: Marguerite Patten
Producer: Helena Malinowska

: The Rose Without a Thorn

A play by Clifford Bax.
[Starring] Arthur Young and Victoria Hopper
(Second performance: for details see Sunday)


Author: Clifford Bax
Katheryn Howard: Victoria Hopper
Henry VIII: Arthur Young

: How Television Works

Douglas Birkinshaw, Television's Superintendent Engineer, explains in non-technical terms and with the help of working models how the picture gets on to the screen of your television set.


Presenter/engineer: Douglas Birkinshaw

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.30)

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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