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: National Programme

(with the exception of the Eye-Witness Account and Running Commentaries, which will not be broadcast on this wavelength)

: The Children's Hour

ANN DAFis yn darllen stori
Hen rigymau ac alawon newydd (Mair Howells and Enid Picton Davies-old rhymes and new tunes)


Unknown: Ann Dafis
Unknown: Mair Howells
Unknown: Picton Davies
Unknown: Mair Howells
Unknown: Enid Picton

: ' The First News'

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


CARYS DAVIES (mezzo-soprano)


Leader: Frank Thomas
Mezzo-Soprano: Carys Davies

: ' The Second News'

Weather Forecast
Second General News Bulletin

: 'Rajput Pledge'

An Old Indian Tale by DEWAN SHARAR
Cast :
Adapted and produced by BARBARA BURNHAM
(London Regional Programme)


Unknown: Dewan Sharar
Produced By: Barbara Burnham
Narrator: Nesta Sawyer
Bheem Sain (an old man): Harcourt Williams
Radha (his daughter): Ena Moon
Chandra (a princess): Hermione Hannen
Prince Sher Singh (her brother): Abraham Sofaer
General Amar Singh (her husband): Peter Grisewood
First Messenger: Robert MacDermot
I Second Messenger: Anthony Marshall

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.

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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