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Two tales from ' Round the World Stories ' by Stella Mead
2 —' The Lucky Pot'told by Eve followed by ' Peterkin'
Adapted by Olive Dehn from the book by Mrs. Molesworth
3—' No Mystery After All '
Produced by Eve Burgess
When Giles and Peterkin set out with Margaret and her little red bundle of possessions they thought that they were beginning just a small adventure. But as the train gathered speed Giles had the horrible thought that perhaps this was not the local train but an express.
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by the Rev. Frederick Levison


Stories By: Stella Mead
Adapted By: Olive Dehn
Produced By: Eve Burgess
Unknown: Rev. Frederick Levison
Giles: William Simons
Peterkin: Patricia Hayes
Margaret: Elaine MacNamara
Railway Guard: Ralph de Rohan
Cab driver: Eric Lugg
Browner, the parlour maid: Patricia Fox
Beryl: Margaret Butt
Mrs Wylie: Nora Nicholson
Mamma: Margot van Der Bergh

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