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for Farmers and Shipping


A Programme of Gramophone
Arranged and presented by Reginald Trowman


Presented By: Reginald Trowman


A Radio Play by George Frederick Johnson
The scene is chiefly in the old Phoenix Theatre, now ' — Gaunt, blackened, decayed.... its stage broken and cavernous, the rags of its curtain swaying to the draughts ... abode of rats and owls ... shelter for tramps....’
Produced by Cecil McGivern


Play By: George Frederick Johnson
Produced By: Cecil McGivern
Obadiah Sugden: James R Gregson
Chuck: Clifford Bean
Boy: Fred Jansen
Police Sergeant: Laurie Lingard
Missis: Edith Chilton
Cosmo Binnsdale: Wilfred Pickles
Lady Mortomley: Norma Wilson
Colonel Heywood: G H Dayne
Miss Grenville: Elizabeth Hutchinson
Tom Corringe: Norman Partridge
Iago: Kenneth Case
Othello: Fred Fairclough
Desdemona: Joan Littlewood
Doctor: Kenneth Case


including Weather Forecast and Sport


' The Rolling Stones '
Under the direction of Richard Jerome from the Floral Hall
' The Bouquets'
Under the direction of Murray Ashford from the Spa Theatre
Maurice Winnick and his Orchestra from the Spa Ballroom


Unknown: Richard Jerome
Unknown: Murray Ashford
Unknown: Maurice Winnick


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.

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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This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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