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: The Children's Hour

'Ein taith i'r Eisteddfod'
Twm a Wit yn adrodd hanes eu taith i'r Eisteddfod
Recordiau Gramaffon (Gramophone
5.30 From a European Capital-7
'Prague', by Dr. 0. VOCADLO
(From Regional)
5.50 app. Sports Talk-2
' Hints to young Tennis players', by J. B. G. Thomas , told by PHILIP PHILLIPS


Unknown: Dr. 0. Vocadlo
Unknown: J. B. G. Thomas
Told By: Philip Phillips


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

: 'Admiral Blake'

A talk by C. D. CURTIS
On August 7, 1657, Admiral Blake died on board the St. George as she was entering Plymouth Sound after Blake's victory over the Spaniards at Santa Cruz. Second only to Nelson in our Naval history, Blake, by his victories over Tromp and de Ruyter, made England ' Mistress of the Seas '. As a soldier, Blake achieved fame as the defender of Lyme and Taunton in the Civil War. He was born at Bridgwater, Somerset, in 1598, and tomorrow, August 7, is the anniversary of his death.


Talk By: C. D. Curtis


Weather Forecast and News

: Lew Stone and his Band


Musicians: Lew Stone and his Band

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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