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: Newsreel

(Composite edition)

: Cricket from Lord's: Middlesex v. Sussex

Viewers join the Whitsun crowds at Lord's to see the first day's play in this County game.
(to 13.30)


Commentator: E. W Swanton
Commentator: Brian Johnston

: In Our Garden

Frances Perry carries out seasonal work in the rockery, and describes methods of keeping the water garden in good condition.


Presenter: Frances Perry

: Rooftop Rendezvous

Eleventh visit to television's own nightspot.
Jack Jackson introduces: Hermione Baddeley, Denny Dennis, Janet Brown, Eve Clare, June Elliott, Audrey Wayne, Buddy Raye, Lilian Ellis, The Rooftop Lovelies, Eric Robinson and the Rendezvous Orchestra.


Presenter: Jack Jackson
Performer: Hermione Baddeley
Singer: Denny Dennis
Impressionist: Janet Brown
Performer: Eve Clare
Performer: June Elliott
Performer: Audrey Wayne
Comedian: Buddy Raye
Performer: Lilian Ellis
Dancers: The Rooftop Lovelies
Musicians: Eric Robinson and the Rendezvous Orchestra
Dances arranger: Leslie Roberts
Deviser and producer: Richard Afton

: Play the Game: America v. Britain

Teams include: Constance Cummings, Diana Decker, James Dyrenforth, Hubert Gregg, Sonia Dresdel
Introduced by Robert MacDermot.


Panellist: Constance Cummings
Panellist: Diana Decker
Panellist: James Dyrenforth
Panellist: Hubert Gregg
Panellist: Sonia Dresdel
Presenter: Robert MacDermot

: Newsreel

(Repeat of Friday's edition)

: 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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