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: For the Children

Jeremy and the Magic Field
A story about a farmer's boy who wanted to go to the fair.
Told by Holliday Evans.

Annette's Song Cupboard
Once again the song cupboard comes to life. Mr. Lightning has gone on holiday but his daughter Maisie may turn up instead.

Picture Page (Junior Edition)
Edited and introduced by Joan Gilbert.

(to 18.00)


Storyteller (Jeremy and the Magic Field): Holliday Evans
Producer (Annette's Song Cupboard): Peter Thompson
Editor/presenter (Picture Page): Joan Gilbert
Interviewer (Picture Page): Leslie Mitchell
Producer (Picture Page): S. E. Reynolds

: The Guinea Pig

The Public School play by Warren Chetham-Strode.
[Starring] D. A. Clarke-Smith and Hector Ross
The action of the play takes place at Saintbury School, and covers the period from 1944 to 1947.
(Second performance on Thursday at 8.30 p.m.)

(Hector Ross appears by permission of London Film Productions, Ltd.)


Author: Warren Chetham-Strode
Producer: Douglas Allen
Settings Designer: Barry Learoyd
Fitch: Barry MacGregor
Lynn Hartley: Pamela Alan
Mrs. Hartley: Edith Sharpe
Lloyd Hartley, M.A.: D.A. Clarke-Smith
Nigel Lorraine, B.A.: Hector Ross
Grimmett: Clive Baxter
Read: Derek Blomfield
Dennis Stringer, M.A.: William Mervyn
Mrs. Read: Noel Dyson
Mr. Read: Duncan Lewis

: 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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