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This is the first of three talks about the recent meeting of the International Astronomical Union. Dr. Hewish reports on the special symposium on the sun's corona.
The diagram represents the outflow of material from the quiet sun. The material follows the sun's lines of magnetic force


Unknown: Antony Hewish


Introduced by Roy Hay
Combinations for Complete Coverage Richard Martyr, Principal of the Pershore Institute of Horticulture, on ground cover plants and other plants to grow with them Seed Selection
W. F. Bewley gives advice on how to save and store seed from your garden for sowing next year Produced by John Greenslade


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Unknown: W. F. Bewley
Produced By: John Greenslade

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by Bill Hartley
The Ministry of Transport Replies
A spokesman discusses questions of interest about traffic and road safety The Frankfurt Motor Show
A report from Courtenay Edwards The Lawyer
Parking systems in different capital cities
The Problems of Giving Evidence
Some comments from Sammy Davis Produced by David Glencross
Repeated on Saturday at 12.0 (Home)


Introduced By: Bill Hartley
Unknown: Courtenay Edwards
Unknown: Sammy Davis
Produced By: David Glencross

: Third Programme

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: Closedown

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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.

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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.

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