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For Children of Most Ages
'Chi Chi Bud O ' and other Jamaican folk songs sung to the guitar by Noel Foster-Davis
See page 39
5.15 ' A Funny Thing Happened ' by Anthony Buckeridge
3—' The Mystery of the Vanishing Vegetables '
Production by David Davis
' I'm Sally Bligh-just in case you've forgotten—and my brother Tim and I are staying with our Uncle Theodore; he's the Professor, you know. Last week the Annual Flower and Vegetable Show was held in Little Mousing, and the oddest thing happened. It really was odd, even for Little Moulting.'


Unknown: Noel Foster-Davis
Unknown: Anthony Buckeridge
Production By: David Davis
Sally Bligh: Rosamond Barnes
Tim Bligh: Henry Searle
Mrs Rainbow: Betty Hardy
Miss Hoyland: Vivienne Chatterton
Professor Dimworthy: Richard Goolden
Sir Ichabod: Norman Shelley
Thripthonp: Deering Wells

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