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: The House of Errors

Harry Langdon and Charles Rogers in an American comedy film.


Bert: Harry Langdon
Alf: Charles Rogers

: Children's Television: Do You Remember These?

More stories from recent newsreels.

: Children's Television: Fighting with Kit Carson: 5: Murder Will Out

Another chapter in this adventure serial film.
(to 18.00)

: Hit Parade

Presenting the current hit tunes with: Eve Boswell, Dick James, Lee Lawrence, The Stargazers, Cyril Stapleton and his Augmented Orchestra.


Singer: Eve Boswell
Singer: Dick James
Singer: Lee Lawrence
Singers: The Stargazers
Musicians: Cyril Stapleton and his Augmented Orchestra
Choreography: Gordon Humphris
Designs: Richard Greenough
Producer: Bill Ward

: A Roof Over Your Head: 3: Schools

During the past ten years education authorities all over the country have been trying to improve their school buildings. A Primary and a Secondary Modern School in Hertfordshire are described by experts as an example of the progress that has been achieved.

: What's My Line?

A 'beat-the-panel' entertainment devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman with Marghanita Laski, Jimmy Edwards, Elizabeth Allan, Richard Dimbleby and Eamonn Andrews to see fair play.

('What's My Line?' is televised by arrangement with the Columbia Broadcasting System and Maurice Winnick)


Panellist: Marghanita Laski
Panellist: Jimmy Edwards
Panellist: Elizabeth Allan
Panellist: Richard Dimbleby
Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman
Presented by: T. Leslie Jackson

: Speaking Personally

Eugene Goossens, composer and conductor, talks about his career and his experiences in Australia.


Speaker: Eugene Goossens

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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