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: London Characters

'Josh' Cairns (The Busker) and Ex-Pipe-Major Massie (The Bagpipes Man from Trafalgar Square)
Introduced by S.E. Reynolds.

London is rich in characters. Two of the most interesting of them will appear this afternoon. 'Josh' Cairns follows the good old profession of 'busking', which means that he performs in the street and anywhere he can get an audience. One of his many accomplishments is to play a mouth organ without touching it with his hands.
Ex-Pipe-Major Massie is another great character. He is well known to most Londoners, and certainly to those who "frequent the neighbourhood of Charing Cross". This is the first of a series in which it is hoped viewers will see at least two unusual characters each week.

Contributors

Presenter: S.E. Reynolds
Busker: Josh Cairns
Musician: Ex-Pipe-Major Massie

: Champion Exibits

from the Crystal Palace Grand International Show of Poultry, Pigeons, and Rabbits.
Introduced by Cecil Lewis.

Contributors

Presenter: Cecil Lewis

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At the close of this afternoon's programme a chart arranged in co-operation with the Air Ministry will forecast the weather.

: London Characters

'Josh' Cairns (The Busker) and Ex-Pipe-Major Massie (The Bagpipes Man from Trafalgar Square).
Introduced by S.E. Reynolds.

Contributors

Presenter: S.E. Reynolds
Busker: Josh Cairns
Musician: Ex-Pipe-Major Massie

: Ballroom Dancing

A Dancing Lesson and a Demonstration of Steps by Pat Kilpatrick and Alex Moore.

Contributors

Dancer: Pat Kilpatrick
Dancer: Alex Moore

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Saturday Post: Dancing on Air 1 October 2016

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