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An Entertainment-A Mystery-And a Solution
(based on an idea by James Langham )
No. 3—‘ The Curious Affair at the Ship's Concert '
The scene : Aboard the liner
Rio Grande at Sea
' The Mystery Solved ' by Arnold Ridley
(Author of ' The Ghost Train ', etc.)
Officers, Sailors, Passengers, etc.
Phil Cardew and his Band
Production by Ronald Waldman
This is No. 3 in the new thriller series which originated in the fertile mind of J. E. C. Langham. Most listeners by now will be well prepared for the shock that regularly occurs on the dot of 8.20, and in this evening's programme they will not be disappointed. A ship at sea rolling home from Rio, a fog blowing up, and a ship's concert about to get under way ; here is the setting and here are a few of the ingredients -a great violinist, a jazz-band leader, a pretty crooner, a rich old woman, and a radio message saying: ' Satisfied no crooks aboard'. From this brew, to which are added other ingredients, there will emerge this evening's 'happening' at 8.20!


Unknown: James Langham
Unknown: Arnold Ridley
Unknown: Phil Cardew
Production By: Ronald Waldman
Captain McGuire: Norman Shelley
Officer: Maurice Denham
Tony Twining: Richard Wattis
Gloria Gordon: Patricia Burke
Dunce: Peter Ducrow
Jack Stoner: Robert Graham
Ted: Maurice Denham
Steward: Clifford Bean
Anne Conway: Eileen Erskine
Miss Cooper-Bardie: Mary O'Farrell
Barney: David Miller
Simmonds: Howard Marion-Crawford
Doctor: Clephan Bell

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