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A weekly magazine
Introduced by Robin Holmes
QUOTATION: Maurice Denham reads an extract from A Visit from Venus by Ronald Fraser
SPECIAL NOTICE: review of a new book
LIBRARY LIST: Donald Boyd comments on some recently published books
THE OTHER MARKET: David Ascoli , director of a publishing firm, who has recently returned from a world tour, talks about the demand for British books in Australia and New Zealand and its influence on the kind of book published here


Introduced By: Robin Holmes
Unknown: Maurice Denham
Unknown: Ronald Fraser
Unknown: Donald Boyd
Unknown: David Ascoli

: Record Review

Alec Robertson considers current recordings of Schumann's ' Frauenliebe und -leben'
Denis Stevens reviews the recent complete issue of Beethoven's symphonies conducted by Arturo Toscanini
Introduced by John Lade


Unknown: Alec Robertson
Unknown: Denis Stevens
Conducted By: Arturo Toscanini
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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