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For Children of Most Ages
'The Good Master' by Kate Seredy told in six episodes by Eve
6 (and last): 'Christmas'
As December passed the snow piled higher and higher round the farm. Inside, the house was warm and bright with candlelight. Father made a roaring fire and hams were hung up to smoke. Mother was busy making sausages, and cooking, baking, and roasting [0 provide a wonderful holiday supper. For on Christmas Eve the shepherds and herdsmen would come in from the fields to the house of the Good Master.
5.15 For Older Children
'Counterspy '
A serial play in six parts by John Darran
6-Operation Dragonfly
Commander Gregory Vaughan , R.N.
Production by Lorraine Davies


Unknown: Kate Seredy
Unknown: John Darran
Unknown: Gregory Vaughan
Production By: Lorraine Davies
: John Darran
Rocky Mountain: Michael Aspel
Colonel Spear: Arthur Williams
Helen Carter: Gwenyth Petty
Professor Cartwright: Philip Phillips
Jose Martinez: Denis Charlton
Jacob Wiseman: Bernard O'Brien
Philip Bronston: Leonard Mayo
Major Landry: Norman Wynne
Captain Sammy Bluff: Edward Baldock

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