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A radio diversion for the whole family
Informally introduced by Harold Warrender with Gillie Potter
Joyce Grenfell
Stanley Holloway
The Pleasure's Mine
Favourite poems read by Wilfred Pickles
A Book by the Fire
Alan Melville talks about books and Gladys Young , Cecil Trouncer
Ysanne Churchman , David Tree
Olaf Pooley , Olga Dickie
Roderick Hughes , Emrys Jones and Sarah Leigh act scenes from them
Produced by Becky Cocking
Leisure Serenade with Lizbeth Webb
A Wandering Minstrel
John Cameron
Alan Paul at the piano
Leisure Hour PlayeEs
Director, Max Jaffa
Incidental music composed by Alan Paul
Produced, by Alfred Dunning and Tnafford Whitelock


Introduced By: Harold Warrender
Unknown: Gillie Potter
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Stanley Holloway
Read By: Wilfred Pickles
Read By: Gladys Young
Unknown: Cecil Trouncer
Unknown: Ysanne Churchman
Unknown: David Tree
Unknown: Olaf Pooley
Unknown: Olga Dickie
Unknown: Roderick Hughes
Unknown: Emrys Jones
Unknown: Sarah Leigh
Produced By: Becky Cocking
Unknown: Lizbeth Webb
Unknown: John Cameron
Unknown: Alan Paul
Unknown: Max Jaffa
Composed By: Alan Paul
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

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