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Introduced by Robin Holmes
LIBRARY LIST: Donald Boyd comments on some recent books
ART BOOK AND CATALOGUE: Sir Philip Hendy , Director of the National Gallery, talks with Basil Taylor about the production of the latest volumes in the cataloguing of the National Gallery by schools of painting-the illustrated catalogue of the 17th-19th century Dutch school
QUOTATION: V. S. Naipaul reads an extract from Ways of Sunlight by Samuel Selvon
SPECIAL NOTICE: a review of a new book


Introduced By: Robin Holmes
Unknown: Donald Boyd
Unknown: Philip Hendy
Unknown: Basil Taylor
Unknown: S. Naipaul
Unknown: Samuel Selvon

: Record Review

Stephen Dodgson in ' Building a Library ' considers current recordings of Schubert's Piano Trio in B flat
Hector Stewart offers some advice on the care of records
John Warrack reviews some new orchestral records
Introduced by John Lade


Unknown: Stephen Dodgson
Unknown: Hector Stewart
Unknown: John Warrack
Introduced By: John Lade

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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