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: Weather Forecast

for Farmers and Shipping

: The Children's Hour

' Baa, Baa, Black Cat'
A Christmas Pantomime in the West Country Village of Much-Wool-


Unknown: Dorothy Worsley

: ' The First News'

including Weather Forecast and Bulletin for Farmers, followed by Regional Announcements and Regional Sports Bulletin

: A Programme of Gramophone Records

A Recital of Music by Tchaikovsky
The Elman String Quartet: Andante Cantabile (Quartet, Op. 11)
Peter Dawson (bass-baritone) :
Don Juan 's Serenade
The Don Cossack Choir: In Der
Kirche (In the Church)


Bass-Baritone: Peter Dawson
Bass-Baritone: Don Juan

: Egwyl Gymraeg

(Welsh Interlude)
Y Parch. GWILYM Davies , M.A. : ' Yr
Wyl Lyfrau '


Unknown: Gwilym Davies
Unknown: Wyl Lyfrau

: The Band of His Majesty's Royal Marines, Plymouth Division

(By kind permission of Brigadier J. W. Hudleston)
Conducted by Lieut. F. J. Ricketts, Director of Music, Royal Marines
MABEL GROSE (soprano)
Relayed from The Abbey Hall, Plymouth


Conducted By: Lieut. F. J. Ricketts
Music: Royal Marines
Soprano: Mabel Grose

: 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.

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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