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: Newsreel

(Composite edition)
(to 12.00)

: Cricket on the Green

A visit to a match on a village green near London, where cricket has been played for more than a century.
(to 17.30)


Commentator: John Arlott
Commentator: Richard Dimbleby

: Cricket on the Green

A return to the village green to meet some of this afternoon's players and to learn the result of their match.

: Saturday Night Revue

with Cecil Landau's Young Stars: Joan Heal, Marcel le Bon, Harry Locke, Jean Bayliss, Audrey Hepburn, Aud Johansen, Patricia Dare, Anne Lascelles, Diana Monks
introducing Fran Dowie with Candy Kane


Performer: Joan Heal
Singer: Marcel Le Bon
Performer: Harry Locke
Performer: Jean Bayliss
Performer: Audrey Hepburn
Performer: Aud Johansen
Performer: Patricia Dare
Performer: Anne Lascelles
Performer: Diana Monks
Entertainer: Fran Dowie
Entertainer: Candy Kane
Choreography: Buddy Bradley
Choreography: Andree Howard
Decor: Stephen Bundy
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Devised and produced by: Henry Caldwell

: An American Looks at Britain: 1: The Changing Scene

Howard K. Smith, Chief European Correspondent of the Columbia Broadcasting System, who has travelled extensively in Britain, comes to the studio to make the first of three reports on what he has seen and to introduce to you some of the people he has met.
(Next programme on August 12)


Presenter: Howard K. Smith
Assistant Editor: Gordon Cruickshank
Film sequences: Alan Lawson
Producer: Norman Swallow

: 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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