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3—' Motor-Cruising'
Sir Richard Onslow
W. A. Whetter
W. A. Whetter , the general editor of this series, was born and educated in Cornwall, and his hobbies include yachting in a small cruiser and collecting information about ships. He is a member of the Society for Nautical Research, which exists for the collection and preservation of records and details of ships, especially those of an obsolete type, and he has been able to collect a good deal of information in West-Country ports.
Listeners will remember his talks about ' West-Country Coasting Schooners ' earlier this year.
(To be repeated tomorrow: Regional,


Unknown: Sir Richard Onslow
Unknown: W. A. Whetter
Unknown: W. A. Whetter


from the Promenade Concert

: Theatres of Variety

A Variety programme broadcast from the stage of The Palace Theatre, Plymouth


No. 4—' Bob Zurke '
A programme of swing records compiled by R. J. Hayman


Unknown: Bob Zurke
Unknown: R. J. Hayman

: The Star Child

by Oscar Wilde
Arranged as a radio play by Basil Ashmore
The story is told by Robert Farquharson
The cast also includes:
Edward Brandon, Victor Fawkes, George Holloway, Barry Kendall, Merrick Lucas, Sheila Moloney, Cyril Roberts, W. J. Terrett, Jean Wickenden, Phyllis Wynn
Production by W. Farquharson Small


Play By: Basil Ashmore
Told By: Robert Farquharson
Unknown: Edward Brandon
Unknown: Victor Fawkes
Unknown: George Holloway
Unknown: Barry Kendall
Unknown: Merrick Lucas
Unknown: Sheila Moloney
Unknown: Cyril Roberts
Unknown: W. J. Terrett
Unknown: Jean Wickenden
Unknown: Phyllis Wynn
Production By: W. Farquharson


including Weather Forecast


Joe Loss's Shadows
Directed by Arthur Coppersmith from the Dreamland Ballroom


Directed By: Arthur Coppersmith


on gramophone records

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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.

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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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