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: Second Chorus

[Starring] Fred Astaire and Paulette Goddard in the film Second Chorus
with Artie Shaw and his Band, Charles Butterworth and Burgess Meredith.
(to 16.20)


Danny O'Neill: Fred Astaire
Ellen Miller: Paulette Goddard
Musicians: Artie Shaw and his Band
Mr. Chisholm: Charles Butterworth
Hank Taylor: Burgess Meredith

: Inventors' Club

New inventions, judged by the selecting panel to be the best submitted since the last meeting are appraised and demonstrated by Geoffrey Boumphrey, the club's technical adviser.
Specifications of inventions for Inclusion in future programmes should be sent to the Organiser, Leslie Hardern, c/o [address removed]


Technical adviser: Geoffrey Boumphrey
Producer: Andrew Miller Jones
Organiser: Leslie Hardern

: Amateur Boxing

October 1 marks the beginning of the Amateur Boxing Season, and tonight the television mobile cameras pay a return visit to Lewisham Town Hall for the special open tournament organised by the Downham Goldsmiths Amateur Boxing Club.
(For details see The Scanner, page 41)


Commentator: Peter Wilson
Commentator: Tony van Den Burgh

: 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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