Programme Index

Discover 10,003,635 listings and 227,731 playable programmes from the BBC

Yesterday the first half of the afternoon programme of the Royal Tournament was televised and today viewers are returning to Olympia to see the events in the second half.
The timing of the items is expected to be as follows:
3.30 Massed Drums and Pipes of the Brigade of Guards
3.37 Royal Naval Inter-Command Field Gun Competition
3.55 Gymnastic Display by the Combined Services
4.7 Musical Drive by the King's Troop, R.H.A.
4.17 Inter-Services Tug-of-war Championships: No. 26 Command Workshops R.E.M.E. v. the 47th Coast Regiment, R.A.
R.A.F. Colerne v. R.A.F. Anti-Aircraft Gunnery School, Watchett
4.27 Drill Display by the King's Squad, Royal Marines
4.41 Royal Engineers Bridge Building Competition

(to 17.00)

Contributors

Commentator:
Michael Henderson

Tonight, if light permits, viewers pay their last visit to Olympia for the Royal Tournament.
During this final visit viewers see most of the remaining items which are expected to take place at the following times:
7.30 R.A.F. Police Dogs on Parade
7.40 Musical Ride by the Household Cavalry
7.57 Motor-cycle Display by the Royal Signals. Catterick
8.7 Royal Naval Inter-Command Field Gun Competition
8.25 Inter-Services Tug-of-War Championships
2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards v. 14th-20th King's Hussars
R.A.F. Weeton v. R.A.F. Horsham St. Faiths
8.35 Musical Drive by the King's Troop. R.H.A.

Contributors

Commentator:
Michael Henderson

[Starring] Issy Bonn, Jack Billings and Diana, Noberti, Jimmy Lyon, Hy Hazell, El Mario's Ladies Rumba Band, The Twelve Musical-Hall Maids, Eric Robinson and his Augmented Orchestra

Contributors

Singer:
Issy Bonn
Tap dancers:
Jack Billings and Diana
Entertainer:
null Noberti
Pianist:
Jimmy Lyon
Singer:
Hy Hazell
Musicians:
El Mario's Ladies Rumba Band
Musicians:
Eric Robinson and his Augmented Orchestra
Producer:
Richard Afton

BBC Television

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