4/6. Desmond Carrington profiles six historically significant entertainers from the worlds of cabaret, nightclub, revue and theatre. This edition profiles Joy, Teddie and Babs Beverley , who as the Beverley Sisters became
Britain's highest-paid vocal trio during the 50s and 60s. Their repertoire included innocuous ditties like I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus as well previously banned, so-called risque hits.
Actor Dougray Scott reads an abridged version of Wilkie Colllins 's atmospheric gothic thriller.
6/8. Walter Hartright discovers compelling evidence why Sir Percival Glyde had both
Anne Catherick (the Woman in White) and his wife locked away in an asylum. Abridged by Paul Kent
Major Graham Jones conducts the Band of the Coldstream
Guards, with music by the Beatles, Martin Ellerby and Peter Graham , plus a new recording featuring the band's original 18th-century instrumentation.
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.
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.