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A preview of the new series of programmes for radio and recording enthusiasts
Introduced by John Kirby
Before We Begin ... R. D. Brown , editor of Tape Recording and Hi-Fi Magazine, John Borwick , assistant editor of Hi-Fi News, and Donald Aldous. technical editor of Gramophone Record Review, are joined by a listener to discuss ' Sound ' and its place in the magazine world
Produced by Marguerite Cutforth


Introduced By: John Kirby
Unknown: R. D. Brown
Unknown: John Borwick
Unknown: Donald Aldous.
Produced By: Marguerite Cutforth


Round 2 : Heat 4
An inter-county competition between NOTTINGHAMSHIRE (Mrs. G. W. Lee and Mrs. H. A. Johnson ) and CAER-NARVONSHIRE (Major W. B. Tatlow and Mrs. W. Gordon )
The players answer questions on bidding and play
This is one of the hands they bid:
Dealer, East: love-all


Unknown: Mrs. G. W. Lee
Unknown: Mrs. H. A. Johnson
Unknown: Major W. B. Tatlow
Unknown: Mrs. W. Gordon


My Favourite Game
Talks by Masters and Enthusiasts
11-R. G. Wade
• • .
Writers Who Have Changed
Chess History
Analytical reviews by Harry Golombek
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Master r. Listeners
MASTER (White): Chennek Kottnauer LISTENERS (Black}: Harry Golombek


Unknown: Harry Golombek


Antony Hopkins
In this series of weekly programmes Antony Hopkins usually discusses a work to be broadcast during the week; sometimes he goes further afield in his choice of topic.


Unknown: Antony Hopkins

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.

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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