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: Newsreel

(Composite edition)

: Cricket: England v. New Zealand

Brian Johnston and Robert Hudson help viewers follow the first day's play in the Second Test Match from the Pavilion at Lord's.
(to 13.30)


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: Robert Hudson

: Saturday Afternoon Sport

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships and Cricket: England v. New Zealand
Throughout the afternoon viewers visit alternately Wimbledon, to watch the progress in the championships, and Lord's, to see more of the first day's play in the Second Test Match.
The first visit is to Wimbledon where cameras are again covering both the Centre Court and No. 1 Court where the more important matches are taking place.
(to 19.30 app.)


Commentator (Wimbledon - Centre Court): F. H. Grisewood
Commentator (Wimbledon - No. 1 Court): C. M. Jones

: Cafe Continental

Your usual table has been reserved at Cafe Continental
International Cabaret including Les Soeurs Etienne, Bel Argay, Mirabai and Krishnah, Sylvie St. Clair
Jacques Laroque et l'Orchestre Pigalle
with Maitre d'hotel, Claude Frederic at your service


Singers: Les Soeurs Etienne
Entertainers: Bel Argay
Performers: Mirabai and Krishnah
Singer: Sylvie St. Clair
Musicians: Jacques Laroque et l'Orchestre Pigalle
Maitre d'hotel: Claude Frederic
Decor: Stephen Bundy
Deviser and producer: Henry Caldwell

: Saturday-Night Story

told by Algernon Blackwood.


Storyteller: Algernon Blackwood

: Newsreel

(Repeat of Friday'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.

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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