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: The Children's Hour

' Mr. Squeers '
The portrait of a schoolmaster, drawn from real life by CHARLES DICKENS and arranged for broadcasting by J. M. HENTHORN
Time, About one hundred years ago Scene, In the neighbourhood of Greta
Bridge, Yorkshire, and in London
Produced by JAN BUSSELL

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Broadcasting By: J. M. Henthorn
Produced By: Jan Bussell

: ' Here and There'

A Summary of the Week's News by STEPHEN KING-HALL
(From Regional)

: THE BRIGHOUSE AND RASTRICK BAND

Conductor, W. HALLIWELL
GORDON M. HAMILTON
(baritone)

Contributors

Conductor: W. Halliwell
Baritone: Gordon M. Hamilton

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: 'Swift Serenade'

TOMMY MATTHEWS
AND HIS CONCERT ORCHESTRA
MAURICE ARNOLD (pianoforte) George Gershwin is exceptional among popular composers of jazz music, because he can boast of having received a first-rate musical training. He began as a composer of popular songs, but soon turned to more ambitious things. In addition to over thirty-five musical comedies, Gershwin has written several important orchestral compositions in the jazz idiom. One of his best works, ' An American in Paris ', was first performed by the New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra under Walter Damrosch. One of his latest and most ambitious works is the Piano Concerto.

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Matthews
Pianoforte: Maurice Arnold

: THE TWO CONSTABLES AND THEIR SISTER

in Keyboard Rhythm and Romance

: NEWS SUMMARY

(including Weather Forecast)
SPORT, TOPICAL TALKS

: LATE NEWS SUMMARY

including Weather Forecast








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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