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: Classical Afternoon

by the Wireless Quartette and Mabel Brown (Contralto).
(to 16.30)


Musicians: The Wireless Quartette
Contralto: Mabel Brown

: Sunshine Corner for Young and Old Kiddies

Musical efforts by the Uncles and Auntie, assisted instrumentally by Auntie Nancy, Auntie Marie and Uncle Andrew.

: Scholars' Talk: History at our Doorsteps (Series No. 2)

W. Douglas Simpson, M.A., F.S.A. (Scot.).


Speaker: W. Douglas Simpson

: News

S.B. from London.

G. A. Atkinson
S.B. from London.

Local News and Weather Forecast


Film critic: G. A. Atkinson

: Literary Night

Sustained by Members of 2BD Repertory Players.

7.30 Two Gentlemen of Verona
A Comedy in Five Acts by William Shakespeare.
Dramatis Personae:
Remaining Characters will be doubled by those playing above.
The Quintette will sing "Who is Sylvia?" in Act IV., Scene 1.
Musicians for Act IV., Scene I, selected from the Wireless Orchestra.


Author: William Shakespeare
Soloist: Ruby Mailer
Produced for Broadcast from 2BD by: Joyce Tremayne
Produced for Broadcast from 2BD in collaboration with: R.E. Jeffrey
Entr'acte Music: The Wireless Orchestra
Officer, Chorus, Musicians, Attendant: [artists uncredited]

: News

S.B. from London.

Local News and Weather Forecast

: Close down


Announcer: W. D. Simpson

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