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: Afternoon Topics

Mme. Jeanne
Hancock, " Glimpses of French
Life-(1) The French hold."

: Dance Music.

Directed by ALEX. MADISKY.


Directed By: Alex. Madisky.

: Programme

S.B. from London.

: Mr. A. H. MILLAR

" Scottish Literature Sir Walter Scott." S.B. from Dundee.


MR. CHARLES DAVIDSON, lecturer in Spanish at Aberdeen University, is already well-known to listeners by his talks from the Aberdeen Station. His latest series are being given under the title of "True Travellers' Tales." On Monday night he is to appear in a new role as the philosopher, guide, and friend to the party of happy and care-free people who are to occupy the Studio in "A Gather Round." Mr. Davidson is ostensibly there to look after these people and keep them in order, but we rather suspect he will be foremost in the funmaking.


Presenter: Charles Davidson


Fiction Series:
Mr. COSMO HAMILTON. S.B. from London.
Local News.


Unknown: Mr. Cosmo Hamilton.

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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