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: The Children's Hour

'Rare Ragna', a story by CHRISTINA HYDE
Songs by GEORGE GIBBS (baritone)
' In the Public Eye', a topical talk by DAVY ROBERTS


Story By: Christina Hyde
Songs By: George Gibbs
Talk By: Davy Roberts

: ' The First News'

Weather Forecast, First General News Bulletin and Bulletin for Farmers, followed by Regional Announcements


MAURICE UDLOFF , the leader of this combination, has been afting as pianist to the Midland Studio Orchestra since the death of Nigel Dallaway last year. His Artistrio has frequently broadcast.


Unknown: Maurice Udloff

: The Worcester Festival Choral Society's Concert

Relayed from
Th; Public Hall, Worcester
Excerpts from
(George Dyson ) . being Portraits from the Prologue to
Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
Set to Music for Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra
MARY HAMLIN (soprano)
Conducted by Sir IVOR ATKINS
DR. GEORGE DYSON 's ‘Canterbury Pilgrims ', founded on Chaucer, was written about three years ago. The composer was music master at Rugby before the War, and is now at Winchester College.


Unknown: George Dyson
Soprano: Mary Hamlin
Tenor: Percy Manchester
Conducted By: Sir Ivor Atkins
Conducted By: Dr. George Dyson

: 'The Second News'

Weather Forecast, Second General News Bulletin

: As London Regional

The Midland Regional transmitter will radiate Television at 11.0. Programme on page 666.

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.

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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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