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Hector Stewart reviews some recent jazz records


Unknown: Hector Stewart


News Comment: by Mark Gibbs
Iona Abbey: a report on the rededication of the cloisters
Unitas: Vernon Mitchell discusses the work of this Roman Catholic organisation for Christian Unity with one of its members, a nun, whose special task is to look after Protestant visitors to Rome


Unknown: Mark Gibbs
Unknown: Vernon Mitchell


A series of six programmes
C. V. Wedgwood and N. H. Gibbs
4-Gloucester :
August-September 1643
Twenty-three-year-old Edward Massey conducted a spirited defence of Gloucester and, in so doing, turned the tide of war in Parliament's favour. The speakers discuss how this came about and describe 17th-century methods of siege warfare.
A twenty-four-page pamphlet, written by C. V. Wedgwood and containing maps and other illustrations, can be obtained, price Is. 3d., through newsagents and book-sellers or by sending a crossed postal order for Is. 3d. (not stamps, please) to [address removed]


Unknown: V. Wedgwood
Unknown: N. H. Gibbs
Unknown: Edward Massey

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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