• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation

Listings

: AN EASTER MORNINGSERVICE

(Church of England) from Lichfield Cathedral
The Bells

: Order of Service

Hymn, Jesus Christ is risen today
(A. and M. 134 ; S.P. 145)
Versicles and Responses Easter Anthems
Psalm ii
Lesson, Exodus xii, 1-14
Te Deum (Stanford in B flat) Lesson, Revelation i, 4-18 Benedictus
Creed and Lesser Litany
Lord's Prayer, Versicles, and Responses
Collects and Prayers
Hymn, The strife is o'er (A. and M.
135 ; S.P. 147)
Address by the Rt. Rev. E. S. WOODS
, D.D., Bishop of Lichfield
Hymn, Jesus lives! (A. and M. 140 ;
S.P. 155)
Organist and choirmaster,
Ambrose P. Porter

Contributors

Unknown: Jesus Christ
Unknown: Rev. E. S. Woods
Choirmaster: Ambrose P. Porter

: HAROLD SCOTT

Songs at the piano

: THE BRIGHOUSE AND RASTRICK BAND

Conductor, Fred Berry

Contributors

Conductor: Fred Berry

: THE WESTMINSTER PLAYERS

A lunch-time discussion between
Alan Frank , Herbert Murrill , and William Alwyn resulted in the formation of the Westminster
Players two years ago. It was argued that much attractive music could be found amongst the works of notable contemporary composers that would appeal both to the general public and to the serious musician. The experiment was tried and found successful, and the combination, consisting of flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano, has been broadcasting regularly since. Several pieces by well-known composers have been specially written for the Westminster Players, and first performances of works by Murrill, Demuth, Phyllis Tate , Reizenstein, and others have been given.
Programmes have also included music by such distinguished musicians as Florent Schmitt , J. B. McEwen , Lennox Berkeley , Vaughan Williams , Bliss, Benjamin, and Poulenc.

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Frank
Unknown: Herbert Murrill
Unknown: William Alwyn
Unknown: Phyllis Tate
Unknown: Florent Schmitt
Unknown: J. B. McEwen
Unknown: Lennox Berkeley
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: IN YOUR GARDEN'

C. H. Middleton

Contributors

Unknown: H. Middleton

: ORCHESTRAL HOUR

Favourite pieces from the repertoire of The BBC Orchestra
(Section C)
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by John Ansell

Contributors

Unknown: Laurance Turner
Conducted By: John Ansell

: THE ARTHUR DULAY QUINTET

(All the above items arranged by Arthur Dulay )

Contributors

Arranged By: Arthur Dulay

: EASTER CAROLS

The BBC Singers
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate
At the Organ, Berkeley Mason

Contributors

Conductor: Leslie Woodgate

: 'THE PRISONER OFZENDA'

A serial play to be broadcast in nine weekly instalments with Robert Douglas , Milton Rosmer , and Thea Holme
Adapted by Jack Inglis from the novel by Anthony Hope
Music composed by Robert Chignell and Leslie Woodgate and recorded by the BBC Orchestra (Section C), conducted by Leslie Woodgate
Episode 2-' The Adventures of an Understudy'
Cast in order of speaking
(by permission of O'Bryen,
Linnit, and Dunfee)
(by permission of O'Bryen,
Linnil, and Dundee) (Marshal Strackencz)
Others taking part
Cyril Gardiner (by permission of Roy Limbert ), Doreen Heath
Production by Leslie Stokes
In the first instalment you heard how Rudolf Rassendyll , a young English-man, decided to visit Ruritania, a small country in South-East Europe, to witness the coronation of Rudolf V. On the day before the ceremony he met the King, who was hunting in the Forest of Zenda. They were astounded by their resemblance to each other.
Rassendyll dined with the King and his two equerries. Colonel Sapt and Count Fritz von Tarlenheim, at the hunting-lodge in the forest.
Today you will hear the beginning of the strange adventures which befell Rudolf Rassendyll after his meeting with the' King.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Douglas
Unknown: Milton Rosmer
Unknown: Thea Holme
Adapted By: Jack Inglis
Novel By: Anthony Hope
Composed By: Robert Chignell
Composed By: Leslie Woodgate
Unknown: Cyril Gardiner
Unknown: Roy Limbert
Unknown: Doreen Heath
Production By: Leslie Stokes
Unknown: Rudolf Rassendyll
Unknown: Rudolf Rassendyll
Rudolf Rassendyll: Robert Douglas
Colonel Sapt: Milton Rosmer
Fritz von Tarlenheim: Clive Morton
Josef: Hector Abbas
The Chancellor of Ruritania: Brough Robertson
Princess Flavia: Thea Holme

: 'THIS AMD THAT'

. John Hilton

Contributors

Unknown: John Hilton

: BEETHOVEN

Sonata for violin and pianoforte in G, Op. 96
1 Allegro moderato. 2 Adagio espressivo. 3 Scherzo: Allegro. 4 Poco allegretto played by Max Rostal (violin)
Franz Osborn (pianoforte)

Contributors

Violin: Max Rostal
Pianoforte: Franz Osborn

: AT EASTER TIME'

presented by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC Theatre Organ

Contributors

Presented By: Sandy MacPherson

: THE BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell

Contributors

Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell

: A Religious Service

from St. Martin-in-the-Fields
The Bells

: Order of Service

Hymn, Ye choirs of new Jerusalem
(A. and M. 125)
Confession and Thanksgivings Psalm xxvii
Lesson, II Corinthians iv, 3-11, and 16-18 Jubilate Prayers
Hymn, The strife is o'er (S.P. 147 ;
A. and M. 135)
Address by the Rev. W. H. ELLIOTT ,
Vicar of St. Michael's, Chester Square
Hymn, Praise, my sou], the King of heaven (S.P. 623 ; A. and M. 298)
Blessing
Organist, S. Drummond Wolff

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. W. H. Elliott
Unknown: Chester Square
Organist: S. Drummond Wolff

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

An appeal on behalf of THE CHURCH PENITENTIARY
ASSOCIATION by Mrs. LUKE PAGET
The Church Penitentiary Association, founded eighty-eight years ago, has done work of great value in rescuing and providing for the needs of women and girls who are in moral difficulty, and in helping them to return to a self-respecting and useful life.
A special feature of its work is its children's homes, where children who otherwise might never have known anything like the blessings of home life are cared for in every way. While the Church Penitentiary Association is a society wiihin the Church of England, it ministers to all without distinction of creed.
Mrs. Paget, wife of the late Bishop Luke Paget, who will speak on behalf of the Association, had great experience of the value of this work in the Diocese of Chester.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to Mrs. Luke Paget, [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. Luke Paget
Unknown: Luke Paget
Unknown: Mrs. Luke Paget

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: THEATRE COMPOSERS

No. 6
Jerome Kern
The Man and his Music
A programme arranged by M. Willson Disher
The music selected and the programme produced by .Mark H. Lubbock
Cast
Anne Ziegler
Patricia Burke
Grrdon Little
Ronnie Hill
Compere, Charles B. Cochran
The EBC Theatre Chorus and The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conducted by Mark H. Lubbock
Here is a programme in narration and music, surveying the work of one of the most versatile jazz composers ever born. It is perhaps surprising to reflect that as long ago as 1905 Jerome Kern was writing song hits, and that he has kept up a steady output ever since. Who does not remember such numbers as ' She didn't say Yes ', ' Who ? ' ' Silver Lining ', ' Dancing Time ', and, more recently ' Smoke gets in your eyes' ? C. B. Cochran was responsible for putting on two shows that between them contained some of Kern's finest works, namely The Cut and the Fiddle and Music in the Air.
See the short article on Jerome Kern, by.M. Willson Disher, on page 11

Contributors

Unknown: Jerome Kern
Arranged By: M. Willson Disher
Conducted By: Mark H. Lubbock

: FRED HARTLEY ANDHIS SEXTET

with Brian Lawrance
(All the above items arranged by Fred Hartley )
Pupil of Tobias Matthay , Harold Craxton , and Benjamin Dale , Fred Hartley was for some time accompanist at the Royal Academy of Music. Thereafter he was pianist at a big West-End club, musical director of a Stockholm theatre, and teacher of music at Dundee. From Dundee he gave his first broadcasts, though his radio fame dates from 1931, when he formed his Novelty Quintet.

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Lawrance
Arranged By: Fred Hartley
Unknown: Tobias Matthay
Unknown: Harold Craxton
Unknown: Benjamin Dale
Unknown: Fred Hartley

: EPILOGUE

EASTER DAY
The Lord of Life-1
Ye choirs of new Jerusalem (A. and M. 125)
John xx, 11-23
Alleluia! Hearts to heaven and voices raise (A. and M. 137)
I Peter i, 3








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.

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
Continue Cancel