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featuring Dave and Joe O'Gorman in ' Fun behind the Footlights'
Written by Dick Pepper
Produced by Ernest Longstaffe
(with the technical assistance of Peter Duncan and John Kier Cross)
The cast includes :
The Four Aces
Bertha Willmott
Mansell and Ling, the banjo experts
Julie Nash
Tommy Kelly
Boris Barko and his Educated Dogs Madam Bluffski in her marvellous exposition of thought reading
The Six Snappy Flappers and Ernest Sefton as the Manager
The BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Ernest Longstaffe


Unknown: Joe O'Gorman
Written By: Dick Pepper
Produced By: Ernest Longstaffe
Unknown: Peter Duncan
Unknown: Bertha Willmott
Unknown: Julie Nash
Unknown: Tommy Kelly
Unknown: Boris Barko
Unknown: Madam Bluffski
Unknown: Ernest Sefton
Conducted By: Ernest Longstaffe

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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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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