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: Retrospect - 1948

The past year as seen through the lenses of the Television Newsreel cameras.
(Last Friday's film repeated)

(to 16.00)

: Cinderella

[Starring] Jack Hulbert as Buttons in Television's Grand Christmas Pantomime
with The George Mitchell Choir.
(Second performance of the programme televised on December 27)


Singers: The George Mitchell Choir
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Book: Max Kester
Settings: Richard Greenough
Deviser and producer: Jack Hulbert
Deviser and producer: Walton Anderson
Assisted by: Stephen McCormack
Buttons: Jack Hulbert
Prince Charming: Joy Nichols
Dandini: Eunice Crowther
Cinderella: Lois Green
The Baron: Bill Fraser
The Ugly Sisters: Diana Morrison
The Ugly Sisters: Doris Rogers
The Broker's Men: Harold Berens
The Broker's Men: Tony Arpino

: 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.

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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.

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