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The Amateur's Freedom
Does freedom from 'box office' requirements give the amateur any real advantage over the professional? If so, are amateur film-makers exploiting this freedom to the best advantage?
John Daborn
Chairman of the Grasshopper Group
D. M. Elliott
Representative of the Scottish Film Council
Chairman, Tony Rose
Editor of Amateur Movie-Maker


Unknown: John Daborn


Learning to Talk by a speech therapist
Many of the activities of young babies come to them instinctively; for example, sitting, crawling, and learning to walk. But although a baby may instinctively vary its crying according to its needs, it must have help if it is to learn to talk.
First of a series of three programmes
The Good Quads
Four children of an age make great demands on parents, not only in material terms but in demands on attention and affection. KAY BATCHELOR discusses with MRS. MARGARET GOOD her experiences with her four ten-year-old daughters.
Compère, Colin Doran
Arranged by Eileen Molony


Unknown: Kay Batchelor
Unknown: Colin Doran
Arranged By: Eileen Molony

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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