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: News; Weather

: Pause for Thought

TOM CROWE on ' words worth hearing


Unknown: Tom Crowe

: Morning Story

The Real Mrs Kate written by JENNY KING read by MARJORIE westbury


Unknown: Mrs Kate
Written By: Jenny King
Read By: Marjorie Westbury

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
I'd Like to Meet .. Madame Mere: ANTONIA RIDGE chooses Napoleon's mother
My Spurs are Killing Me: AGNES KENNETT talks about her unusual foot complaint Reading your Letters
A Sixth Sense?: HAROLD LEA-WILSON tells PEGGY caird how he finds water by map reading
Talking from Europe: EVELYN THOMAS in Italy EVA HADDON reads
Still She Wished for Company by MARGARET IRWIN (7)


Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Peggy Caird
Unknown: Evelyn Thomas
Unknown: Margaret Irwin

: as Radio 1

: Racing: Cheltenham

Commentary by PETER BROMLEY on the Totalisator Champion Steeplechase from Prestbury Park Racecourse


Commentary By: Peter Bromley

: as Radio 1

: Waggoners' Walk NW

(Repeated: Wed, 11.15 am)
4.31 Sports Desk: including latest racing results

: * Charlie Chester

offers music, your 'lively' letters, stars on disc, and thee latest news

: Album Time

Desmond Carrington reviews the latest releases in the world of recorded sound


Unknown: Desmond Carrington

: Sports Desk

: After Seven: David Jacobs

An entertainment in words and music


Producer: John Meloy

: Beat the Record

Don Davis invites listeners by telephone to join in the national game of naming the tune Prizes for all who know their music
Devised by DON DAVIS
Producer JOHN simmonds
(If you would like to play this game, send a postcard giving your name, address and telephone number to 'Beat the Record: BBC, London W1A 1AA)


Unknown: Don Davis
Unknown: Don Davis
Producer: John Simmonds

: On Soundstage London

Stephanie Voss and Neilson Taylor
Introduced by Kenneth Alwyn conducting the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader ARTHUR leavins Producer FRANK HOOPER
(BBC World Service production)


Unknown: Stephanie Voss
Unknown: Neilson Taylor
Introduced By: Kenneth Alwyn
Leader: Arthur Leavins
Producer: Frank Hooper

: Alan Dell's Big Band Sound

Including a Band Portrait, a review or two. and a look at small bands within big bands Producer JOHN HOOPER


Producer: John Hooper

: Late Night Extra

(1.500m. For VHF see Radio 1) Keith Fordyce with music and news, people and places MR ACKER BILK AND HIS PARAMOUNT JAZZ BAND
THE PETER HUGHES QUARTET Producer IAN PENNER including Sports Desk at 10.15


Unknown: Keith Fordyce
Unknown: Mr Acker
Unknown: Peter Hughes
Producer: Ian Penner

: Night Ride

Introduced by Peter Latham


Introduced By: Peter Latham

: News; Weather

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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