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: Newsreel

(Composite edition)
(to 12.00)

: Gala and Funfare

Viewers join Richard Dimbleby among the 30,000 employees and their friends at the Ford Gala, Dagenham. This gala includes every type of amusement found in fun-fairs, with special attractions for children and a complete circus.
Freddie Mills, World Lightheavyweight Champion, is giving exhibition bouts and challenges all comers.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Boxer: Freddie Mills

: In Our Garden

Frances Perry shows the summer treatment of border carnations, and the budding of roses and fruit-trees.


Presenter: Frances Perry
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: Gala and Circus

Viewers return to the gala at Dagenham to watch some of the acts in Sanger's Circus.
(to 16.00)

: Gala and Circus

Once again Richard Dimbleby takes viewers to Dagenham to join the crowds at the Ford Gala and see some further acts in the open-air circus.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby

: Music-Hall

featuring Eric Barker, La Estrella, The Jerry Builders, Lee Royce, Wandy Tworek,
Leslie Robert's Music Hall Maids, Eric Robinson and his Augmented Orchestra.


Comedian: Eric Barker
Singer: La Estrella
Comedians: The Jerry Builders
Performer: Lee Royce
Violinist: Wandy Tworek
Performers: Leslie Robert's Music Hall Maids
Musicians: Eric Robinson and his Augmented Orchestra
Producer: Richard Afton

: Aid to Laughter

Sir Paul Dukes, with Pamela Fawn and Jennifer Lowe, pupils of Madame Nicolaeva-Legat, return to demonstrate more exercises based on the principles of Yoga.


Exerciser: Sir Paul Dukes
Pupil: Pamela Fawn
Pupil: Jennifer Lowe

: 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.

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