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: The Royal Show: For Farmers Only

A technical lunch-hour programme. The programme reviews the latest developments in the search for better food production.
(to 13.15)


Commentator: Godfrey Baseley
Commentator: Berkeley Smith
Presented for television by: Aubrey Singer

: The Lawn Tennis Championships

From Wimbledon.


Commentator: F. H. Grisewood
Commentator: Dan Maskell
Commentator: C. M. Jones

: For the Children: What's the Object?

Have your paper and pencil ready for another quiz conducted by Peggy Cameron and Barrie Edgar.


Presenter/devised by: Peggy Cameron
Presenter: Barrie Edgar

: The Lawn Tennis Championships

From Wimbledon.
(to 19.30)

: The Royal Show: Of General Interest

During the last visit to Cambridge, viewers meet some of the personalities at the Royal Show and inspect some of the more popular exhibits and animals that have caught the public eye.


Commentator: Godfrey Baseley
Commentator: Berkeley Smith
Presented for television by: Antony Craxton

: Square Pegs

A comedy by Lionel Brown.
(Second performance: for details see Sunday, 8.15 p.m.)


Writer: Lionel Brown
Producer: Kenneth Milne Buckley

: Today on Centre Court

A film of the highlights of the day's play at Wimbledon.


Commentary: Peter Wilson

: Newsreel

(Wednesday's edition repeated)

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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