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CHILDREN'S HOUR

Synopsis

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For Listeners of All Ages
'Charter Pilot. by Gilbert Dalton
2-' Treason and Plot'
Produced by Peggy Bacon
The affairs of Stowenford Preparatory School in the Cotswolds become thoroughly entangled with the running of Dudley Airlines. Two new boys from the small mid-European country of Urbania have not settled down. Stefan pines for the mountains and lakes of his homeland, and to Otto dinner-time is always rice pudding! The fact that Captain Mike Dudley is flying regularly to Urbania appears to offer a way of getting home, but the flight taken by the stowaways does not end as they expected, and the appearance of the mysterious Dr. Zimbel strikes a more sinister note. Gilbert Dalton

Contributors

Unknown: Gilbert Dalton
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
Unknown: Gilbert Dalton
Mike Dudley: Robert Marsden
Billy Perkins: Peter Wilde
Mrs Dudley: Elspeth Duxbury
Angela: Ysanne Churchman
John: Jill Nyasa
Jim Talbot: Bob Arnold
Hugh Warner: Geoffrey Lewis
Count Stefan: William Simons
Otto Werz: Alaric Cotter
Dr Zimbel: Geoffrey Lewis






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