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: The Children's Hour

(North. See page 63)

: Gardening: An Allotment Cropping Plan


Presenter: W. S. Sharp


including Weather Forecast

: Almanack for '38

A Presentation of the News of the North-East of 100 years ago.
Whereof the following are but a few of the remarkable contents:
The strange vagaries of the weather
The Miracle of the Fishes
The Loyal Celebrations of Her Majesty's' Coronation
The Opening of the Newcastle to Carlisle Railway
Sundry Deliberations of the British Association
The Meritorious and Altogether Remarkable Behaviour of Miss Grace Horsley Darling
The Mysterious Affair at the Savings Bank
Crime and Criminals in the North-East as also many more besides, taken from the newspapers of the time, of a wholly entertaining diverting and educative character suitable for young and old alike.
The Almanack Edited by John Polwarth Esq., Produced by Cecil McGivern Esq., both of this town, and published by the latter at the offices of The British Broadcasting Corporation at 54, New Bridge Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.


Editor: John Polwarth
Producer: Cecil McGivern

: Babes in the Wood

An excerpt from the pantomime
Under the direction of Emile Littler from the Theatre Royal, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.


Direction: Emile Littler

: News Summary

(including Weather Forecast)
Sport, Topical Talks

: Late News Summary

including Weather Forecast
(to 0.00)

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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