Hurrah for Halloween
A play by Dorothy Worsley.
On Hallowe'en, October 31, the witches hold their Annual Banquet and the air is filled with broomsticks bound for conferences round cauldrons. This was the date King Cole of Cornucopia chose to hold a christening party. He invited all the witches and the fairies in his kingdom. They all tried to outdo each other with their party tricks. The fun was fast - and just a bit furious. Then something went wrong. How disaster was averted by the timely arrival of an American fairy with a practical turn of mind is told in this unusual comedy.
Writer (Hurrah for Halloween):
Producer (Hurrah for Halloween):
Settings (Hurrah for Halloween):
King Cole of Cornucopia:
Fairy Snowdrop (senior fairy):
A MagicilianÃ¢â‚¬â€an American fairy:
Dances, songs, and stories from the West of England.
The Jolly Waggoners' Square Dance Band
Caller, Nibs Matthews with interludes from Pat Shaw, John Runge, Douglas Horner.
Master of Ceremonies, Bernard Fishwick
Televised from a Square Dance Party in Bristol.
The Jolly Waggoners' Square Dance
Master of Ceremonies:
with Pearl Hackney, Deryck Guyler, Sara Gregory, Nicholas Parsons and featuring Elton Hayes with his 'small guitar'.
Ronald Boyer and Jeanne Ravel in their own dance fantasies.
Orchestra directed by:
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, and programmes to
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.
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.