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* Granny's Wonderful Chair * by Frances Browne adapted as a serial play in six parts by Estelle Holt 4 — ' The Story of Childe Charity '
Produced by David Davis
Childe Charity did all the chores-
The beggar-woman sleeps and snores-But worthy of her name was she The little orphan Charity.
5.30 For Older Children
' The Pilgrim's Progress'
From This World to That Which Is To Come
Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream by John Bunyan
Arranged in six episodes and told by David
4—' Vanity Fair '
' Behold Vanity Fair! the Pilgrims there Are chain'd and stand beside;
Even so it was our Lord pass'd here, And on Mount Calvary dy'd.'


Unknown: Frances Browne
Produced By: David Davis
Unknown: John Bunyan
The Chair: Carleton Hobbs
Snowftower: Patricia Field
King Winwealth: Wilfred Babbage
Princess Greedalind: Mollie Maureen
Queen Wantall: Phoebe Hodgson
Uncle: Leslie Perrins
Aunt: Joan Clement Scott
Charity: Elaine MacNamara
Her cousins: Gillian Andrews
Her cousins: Ursula Hirst
Cook: Ella Milne
Beggar-woman: Mary O'Farrell

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