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: Weather Forecast

for Farmers and Shipping

: A Ballad Concert

Moka HILL (contralto)


Tenor: Mervyn Saunders

: The Children's Hour

' Boys and girls come out to play,
Hey, hey, it's crazy day '
During which you will hear the unveiling ceremony of the ' April Fool'

: The First News

including Weather Forecast and Bulletin for Farmers, followed by Western Announcements

: Transcriptions of Famous Songs THE WESTERN STUDIO ORCHESTRA



Leader: Frank Thomas

: 'Cyfeillion Jehu'

(' Companions of Jehu', a dramatic chronicle) sef
Cronicl anturiaethau'r brodyr hyn mewn ffurf dramatig
Rhaglen yn ymwneud a bywyd cythryblus Ffrainc a Llydaw yn nyddiau cynnar Napoleon Buonaparte , ac ar 61 y
Chwyldro Ffrengig
Cyfaddasiad yw'r rhaglen hon o ddrama gan EDGAR PHILLIPS


Unknown: Napoleon Buonaparte
Unknown: Chwyldro Ffrengig
Unknown: Edgar Phillips


introduces Crazy Week

: April Folly

An Anthology of nonsense prose and verse
Who first jested his fellow upon the first of April ? No-one knows. But it is long since received that only Solemnity is April fool. If there be anyone still the wrong side of a smile by nine o'clock this evening, let him use our Anthology of Nonsense Prose and Nonsense Verse to save his wisdom.

: News Summary

Weather Forecast and News


(Regional Programme. See page 30)

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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.

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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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