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: The Great Awakening

A musical film on the life of Franz Schubert with Alan Curtis, Ilona Massey, Binnie Barnes, Albert Bassermann and Billy Gilbert.
(to 16.20)


Franz Schubert: Alan Curtis
Anna: Ilona Massey
The Countess Carolinda: Binnie Barnes
Ludwig van Beethoven: Albert Bassermann
Poldi: Billy Gilbert

: Four in a Bar

A Musical Entente Cordiale featuring Johnny Hess (the celebrated French composer-entertainer) Billy Reid (Britain's popular song writer) and Dorothy Squires with Michael Bentine as the versatile barman.


Singer: Johnny Hess
Accordionist: Billy Reid
Singer: Dorothy Squires
Barman: Michael Bentine
Devised and presented by: Henry Caldwell

: Picture Page

A Topical Magazine.
Introduced by Mary Malcolm.


Presenter: Mary Malcolm
Interviewer: Leslie Mitchell
Editor and producer: S. E. Reynolds

: Newsreel

(Repeat of Monday's edition)

: 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.

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