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A weekly magazine
Arranged and introduced by Bill Hartley including:
Meet the Pressmen-1: Basil Cardew. motoring correspondent, Daily Express The Lawyer: Some points on buying your car by hire purchase
Tips on the care of your car The week's motoring news


Introduced By: Bill Hartley
Unknown: Basil Cardew.


A weekly programme about work in the world of science
Man and the Oceans by N. B. Marshall of the British Museum (Natural History)
It sounds almost facetious to speak about the future of the Oceans, but what is happening under by far the greater part of the earth's surface cannot but be of importance to the future of mankind. Two hundred thousand species inhabit the seas-can this fertility be turned to man's advantage? Is it safe to use the oceans as dumping grounds for radioactive waste? Are the oceans in some way connected with the climatic changes that are becoming manifest, particularly in eastern North America and northern Europe?


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
A. D. C. Main recommends some early potatoes for this season
Fred Streeter's Choice:
Victoria. Henryi, and Nellie Moser
H. F. Newsom suggests some dahlias for 1958 and gives general advice on cultivation


Introduced By: Roy Hay

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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.

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