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: Girls' Town

An American film with Edith Fellows, June Storey, and Kenneth Howell.
A story of success and failure in Hollywood.
(to 16.05)


Sue Norman: Edith Fellows
Myra Norman: June Storey
Kenny Lane: Kenneth Howell

: Children's Television: Sing, Cowboy, Sing

A film in the Tex Ritter series in which rivalry among freight lines sends an outlaw gang into action
(to 17.55)

: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth

A BBC television film.

: Olympic Games, 1952: Britain in Training: 3: Swimming, Diving, and Canoeing

A series of outside broadcasts showing how men and women athletes are preparing for the summer games of the XVth Olympiad opening at Helsinki on July 19.
Introduced by Max Robertson.
From the Marshall Street Baths, London (by permission of the Westminster City Council)
Produced by Bill Duncalf in conjunction with the British Olympic Association
See 'Talk of the Week'


Presenter: Max Robertson
Producer: Bill Duncalf

: Shop Window

Presenting a monthly display of new talent supported by the stars of today with George Melachrino and the Concert Orchestra.
See 'Talk of the Week'


Musicians: George Melachrino and the Concert Orchestra
Choreography: George Carden
Decor: Barry Learoyd
Devised and produced by: Henry Caldwell

: Know Your Partner?

A challenge to those who think they know their partners with Yvonne Arnaud,
Michael Miles, John Fitzgerald on the panel and Harold Warrender in the chair.


Panellist: Yvonne Arnaud
Panellist: Michael Miles
Panellist: John Fitzgerald
Chairman: Harold Warrender
Devised by: Gwenda Fraser-Smith
Presented by: W.Lyon -Shaw

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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