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For Listeners of all Ages
'Tumbledown Dick' from the book by Howard Spring adapted by Muriel Levy
1 — ' The Adventure Begins '
Produced by Herbert Smith
5.30 For Children of All Ages
Singing for Pleasure
(and playing too)
The last of three talks by Leslie Woodgate with illustrations played by himself and Josephine Lee
5.50 The week's programmes


Adapted By: Muriel Levy
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Unknown: Leslie Woodgate
Unknown: Josephine Lee
Dick as a young man the storyteller: Brian Trueman
Dick as a boy: Ian Piper
His mother: Rosalie Williams
His father: John Broadbent
Lady Mayoress,: Norma Wilson
An Alderman: Bill Price
Henry Birkenshaw Dick's uncle: Fred Fairclough
Aunt Marie: Mildred Dyson
Oswald Tubbs: Geoffrey Banks

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