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Children's Hour


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For Children of all Ages:
"The Borrowers Afield" by Mary Norton
abridged as a serial story in twelve instalments by Honor Wyatt and told by Jo
8: "Every Tide Has Its Ebb"
Mary Norton writes on page 44

5.15 For Children of Most Ages:
"Secret of the Rocks"
A six-part serial play set on the upper reaches of the River Severn nearly a hundred years ago
Written by Henry Garnett
2: "The Water Tunnel"
Produced by Graham Gauld
Last week Luke and Bunk acquired a rock house in which they propose to hide smuggled goods and Bunk had an accident with dynamite. The Quaker merchant, Cornelius Beale , does not know of the plots being made against him by Luke, who is posing as another merchant called William Chadwick.
followed by:
"On the Wing"
A series of six talks in which 'B.B.' tells you about birds and their various characteristics
2: Beaks and Bills


Author ("The Borrowers"): Mary Norton
Abridged as a serial: Honor Wyatt
Storyteller: Jo
"Secret of the Rocks" written by: Henry Garnett
"Secret of the Rocks" produced by: Graham Gauld
Benny: Alaric Cotter
Martha: Dorothy English
Cornelius Beale: Ivan Samson
Luke: Denis Folwell
Bunk: Leslie Bowmar
Moses: Frank Singuineau
Simon: Eileen Barry
Tabernacle Joe: Lewis Gedge
Annie: Thelma Rogers
Speaker ("On the Wing"): B.B.

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