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Children's Hour: Little John Barrow

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[Picture] Sir John Barrow (1764-1848), from a miniature in the National Portrait Gallery.
A play based on the early life of Sir John Barrow - explorer, author, and servant of the Empire by E. Lucia Turnbull.

Contributors

Writer: E. Lucia Turnbull
The Pace-Egging Song sung by: Some of the boys of Chethams Hospital School, Manchester
Trumpet calls composed by: Ianthe Dalway
Played by: Rita Cook
Production: Trevor Hill
London: -
Sir John as an old man: Norman Partridge
Titus, his servant: John Broadbent
Richard Wilson as an old man: Jack Haworth
During: childhood at Ulverston and Dragley Beck, 1775 -
Mrs Barrow: Doris Speed
Roger Barrow: John Broadbent
John,as a boy: Norman Heyes
Dick Wilson,as a boy: Donald Pleasant
Other children: Ian Piper
Other children: Sian Davies
Other children: Lizbeth Stewart
Other children: Walter Baddeley
Other children: David Cowburn
John,as a young man: Martin Starkie
Bessie Briggs as a young woman: Judith Bradshaw
Sir George Staunton: Carleton Hobbs
[Actor]: Joseph Holmes
[Actress]: Violet Carson
[Actress]: Mildred Dawson
[Actor]: Keith Brooks

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Children's Hour: Little John Barrow

BBC Home Service Basic, 31 August 1958 17.00






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