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Picture Page (Fifty-First Edition)


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A Magazine Programme of General and Topical Interest.
Among the interesting people who have been featured in 'Picture Page' have been Algernon Blackwood, Vicki Baum, Lesley Storm, and Dorothy Sayers, the novelists; Squadron-Leader F.R.D. Swain, the holder of the aeroplane altitude record, and Jim Mollison and Beryl Markham; Kay Stammers, the tennis player; Paul Schoeffler, baritone of Dresden opera; Roger Quilter, Darius Milhaud, and Rutland Boughton, composers; J.H. Taylor and A.M. Padgham, golfers; Superintendent Hambrook of Scotland Yard; Ella Maillart and Sir Hubert Wilkins, explorers; Low, the artist; James Farley, the Postmaster-General of U.S.A.; Gordon Richards, the jockey; A.F. Tschiffely of 'Tscriffely's Ride' fame; Jane Cain, the 'girl with the golden voice'; Robert Flaherty and Sol Lesser, celebrities of the films; Len Harvey and Billy Wells, boxers; Datas, the Memory Man; Nijinska, the dancer; and musical comedy stars Stanley Lupino and Laddie Cliff.


Editor: Cecil Madden
Producer: Royston Morley
The Switchboard Girl: Joan Miller

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Picture Page (Fifty-First Edition)

BBC Television, 5 May 1937 15.30

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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.

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