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For Children of All Ages by A. A. Milne
Adapted by David Davis with music by H. Fraser-Simson
2—' Winnie-the-Pooh Goes Visiting '
At the piano, Gwenn Knight
Production by Josephine Plummer
'Edward Bear , known to his friends as Winnie-the-Pooh, or Pooh for short, was walking through the forest one day, humming proudly to himself. He had made up a little hum that very morning, as he was doing his ,. Stoutness Exercises in front of the glass. . .'
Illustration by Ernest H. Shcpard (Melhuen)
5.30 For Older Children
' Why Make a Song About It? '
Three illustrated talks on good reasons for bursting into song by Philip Hope-Wallace
1 — ' The birds do it too '
5.50 The week's programmes


Unknown: A. A. Milne
Adapted By: David Davis
Music By: H. Fraser-Simson
Production By: Josephine Plummer
Production By: Edward Bear
Unknown: Ernest H. Shcpard
Winnie-the-Pooh: Norman Shelley
Christopher Robin: Douglas Hankin
Rabbit: Stephen Jack
Storyteller: Charles E Slidwill

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