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Introduced by Roy Hay
Preparing for the Show: Tom Maitland, county horticultural instructor for Somerset, gives hints on how to win prizes at your local show
July in the Soft Fruit Garden: James Bruce. head of the Department of Horticulture, Edinburgh and East of Scotland College of Agriculture, gives advice on the work to be done
Hardy Perennials for Everyone: Alan Bloom talks about some of the trouble-free hardy perennials
Produced by John Greenslade
Repeated on Sunday at 2.0 (Home)


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Produced By: John Greenslade


Arranged and introduced by Bill Hartley
The Learner-Driver: recorded excerpts from actual driving lessons. 1-Starting and Stopping
Routes in the South-East: Pat Gregory talks with a divisional road engineer to the Ministry of Transport
The Insurance Consultant: Do you use your car for business?
The Use and Design of Visors: by Jack Davey
Produced by David Glencross
Repeated on Saturday at 12.0 (Home)


Introduced By: Bill Hartley
Unknown: Jack Davey
Produced By: David Glencross

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Today's overseas commodity and financial news, and the London Stock Market closing report

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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.

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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