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Wilfred and Mabel Pickles


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celebrate their Silver Wedding Anniversary (1930-1955)
with some of the friends who have influenced, or been associated with, their lives and careers
The man of letters - J.B. Priestley
The man of 'parts' - Eric Portman
From the Variety Theatre and Pantomime
Vera Lynn, Turner Layton
Beryl Reid, Rawicz and Landauer
Gwladys Stanley Laidler
Billy Danvers
Dorothy Ward, Shaun Glenville
From BBC Sound Broadcasting and Television
H. Rooney Pelletier (Controller, Light Programme)
John Coatman (Former North Regional Controller)
John Snagge, Geoffrey Bridson
Jan Bussell, Barney Colehan and Nan Macdonald
Brian Tesler (Producer of ' Ask Pickles ')
Larry and Pauline Forrester
Pamela Russell
The man who introduced Wilfred to Mabel, Arthur Belt
The man who sold the wedding ring, Daniel Williams
The lady who made the wedding dress, Mrs. Edith Arcari
and the two people who know them best
Wilfred's Mother Mrs. Margaret Pickles
Mabel's Mother Mrs. Catherine Myerscough
Flashbacks from three famous plays starring Wilfred Pickles:
'Cure for Love' (his first West End appearance) with Marjorie Rhodes and Rene Ray
'Hobson's Choice' (his record-breaking run at Blackpool) with Pauline Jameson and Rosemary Davis
'The Gay Dog' (his most recent stage success) with Nuna Davy, Brian Trueman, and David King-Wood
Dramatic sequences directed by Frederick Bradnum
BBC Variety Orchestra directed by Paul Fenoulhet
Narrator, Frederick Allen
Script written by Gale Pedrick
Produced by Alfred Dunning and Stephen Renaud Williams


Unknown: J. B. Priestley
Unknown: Eric Portman
Unknown: Vera Lynn.
Unknown: Turner Layton
Unknown: Beryl Reid.
Unknown: H. Rooney Pelletier
Unknown: John Coatman
Unknown: John Snagge
Unknown: Geoffrey Bridson
Unknown: Jan Bussell
Unknown: Barney Colehan
Unknown: Nan MacDonald
Unknown: Brian Tesler
Unknown: Pauline Forrester
Unknown: Pamela Russell
Unknown: Mabel Arthur.
Unknown: Daniel Williams
Unknown: Mother Mrs.
Unknown: Margaret Pickles
Unknown: Mother Mrs.
Unknown: Catherine Myerscough
Unknown: Wilfred Pickles
Unknown: Marjorie Rhodes
Unknown: Rene Ray
Unknown: Pauline Jameson
Unknown: Rosemary Davis
Unknown: Nuna Davy
Unknown: Brian Trueman
Unknown: David King-Wood
Directed By: Frederick Bradnum
Directed By: Paul Fenoulhet
Narrator: Frederick Allen
Written By: Gale Pedrick
Produced By: Alfred Dunning
Produced By: Stephen Renaud Williams

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Wilfred and Mabel Pickles

Light Programme, 20 September 1955 19.30

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