Programme Index

Discover 9,971,135 listings and 226,505 playable programmes from the BBC

Through the day on 1 and 2
News: 5.30 am 6.0 6.30 7.30
8.30 9.30 10.30 11.30 12.30 pm
1.30 2.30 3.40 4.30 5.30 6.30
7.30 10.30 11.30 12 midnight
1.0 am 2.0
Weather: 5.32 am 6.2 6.31
7.0 (R2) 7.31 8.0 (R2) 8.31
5.31 pm 6.5 (R2) 6.31 7.44
12.4 am 2.1
Time: Big Ben 5.30 am GTS 7.0 10.0 12 noon
2.0 pm (R2) 7.30
Shipping: 11.500 m only)
6.40 am 1.55 pm 5.57
2.2 am (also on VHF)

Introduced by MARJORIK ANDERSON
Guest of the week: May Maple, President of the Women's Engineering Society
Widowhood: PEcey PEARSON and OLIVE KENDALL With MARY RED-CLIFFE
Reading your letters
Shattered Illusions: MARY KENNY , BA MASON. ARCHIE HILL and CHARLES CRICHTON
Rodney Stone by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE abridged by CARMEL ROSS read by RICHARD LEECH Last instalment

Contributors

Introduced By:
Marjorik Anderson
Unknown:
Pecey Pearson
Unknown:
Mary Kenny
Unknown:
Charles Crichton
Unknown:
Rodney Stone
Unknown:
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Abridged By:
Carmel Ross
Read By:
Richard Leech

and introduces The Radio Orchestra, leader Julien Gaillard, conductor Malcolm Lockyer
Produced by JOHN BUSSFELL +

During the next thirteen weeks two of the leading singers in their field, Donald Peers and Vince Hill, will each be taking their turn in presenting programmes of the best in popular music. The 60-strong Radio Orchestra under Malcolm Lockyer will be providing the modern LP concert orchestra sound, and the arrangements will be by some of the best names in the business

Contributors

Conductor:
Malcolm Lockyer
Produced By:
John Bussfell
Unknown:
Donald Peers
Unknown:
Vince Hill.
Unknown:
Malcolm Lockyer

The Price of Progress by PETER HAMILL
' Because he knocked off a Post Office for fifty pounds! Dolan is arrested for fifty pounds? Never! No ... he's in prison because he wants to be there.'
Produced by ROGER PINE
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.30 pm, Radio 4)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Hamill
Produced By:
Roger Pine
Dolan:
Denis McCarthy
Jake:
Alan Dudley
Inspector Newsom:
Hector Ross
Governor:
Alexander John
Willi Isaacs:
Leonard Fenton
Mousey Maiden:
Bill Lyons
Nick Parker:
Sean Arnold
Vicar:
James Thomason
Bert:
Garard Green
First Constable:
Geoffrey Collins*
Second Constabte:
Roger Gale
Counter girl:
Frances Jeater
Sub-Postmaster:
Wilfrid Carter

Tickets for all BBC Audience Shows can be obtained by writing to [address removed], enclosing a stamped addressed envelope
Among the current shows at radio studios in London for which tickets are now available are: Petticoat Line (Tuesdays). Young Pianists Lunchtime Recitals (Wednesdays), and Country Meets Folk (Saturdays) - all at midday: and Those Were the Days (Saturdays). My Word! (Thursdays), and Just a Minute (Fridays) - all in the evening. Invitation Concerts take place at varying intervals, and a new series of The Navy Lark is returning on Sundays from 19 October

BBC Radio 2

About BBC Radio 2

Radio 2: Amazing music. Played by an amazing line-up. The home of great music, entertainment and documentaries

Appears in

About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More