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: Weather Forecast

for Farmers and Shipping

: The Children's Hour

(West Regional Programme)

: ' The First News'

including Weather Forecast, followed by Scottish Announcements and Scottisn Sports Bulletin (From Edinburgh)

: Hotcha

(Gramophone Records)
(From Edinburgh)


Directed by GUY DAINES T. W. TORRANCE (tenor) (From Edinburgh)(From Glasgow)


Directed By: Guy Daines
Directed By: T. W. Torrance

: The Week in Scotland

(From Glasgow)

: The Choral and Orchestral

Union of Glasgow Orchestral Concert
Relayed from
St. Andrew's Hall, Glasgow
The story of the Flying Dutchman is based on the picturesque legend of a Dutch sea-captain who, encountering a furious gale while he was trying to round the Cape of Good Hope, swore that he would achieve his purpose though it took him all eternity. The devil, overhearing, took him at his word and condemned him to sail the seas until the Day of Judgment. Only a woman, whose love would last until death, could release him ; so, as the sole concession to the awful severity of his punishment, he is permitted to go ashore once in every seven years in order that he may seek and win such a woman. The opera opens just at the end of one of these seven-year terms, and the Overture, with its vivid picture of storm-tossed seas, sets the scene and prepares the listener.


Leader: David McCallum
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Soprano: Isobel Baillie

: News Summary

Weather Forecast and News

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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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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