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: The Belfast Wireless Orchestra



Conducted By: Peter Montgomery
Contralto: Edythe Ferguson

: ' The First News'

Weather Forecast, First General News Bulletin and Bulletin for Farmers, followed by Regional News

: ' The Retroscope'

A Play, specially written for Broadcasting, by WILSON Guy
Mat Mulcaghey , the besom man Elmer Hinks , a Yankee salesman
Dan McAdam , a farmer and weaver Susie McAdam , Dan's wife
Katie McAdam , Dan's daughter
John Tampson , a neighbouring farmer Wullie Wallace , in love with Katie
The scene opens in the kitchen of Mat Mulcaghey's cottage at Bally-mulcaghey. The old man is sitting before the fire, dreaming of the past and of the romantic adventures of youth a hundred years ago.
The Cast includes : Mat Mulgahey, J. R. Mageean , James Stewart , Charlotte Tedlie, Hilda Johnston , W. R. Gordon , Bryan Cullen , Savid Wilson , Elsie McClulough , and Ernest A. A.
Produced by S. A. BULLOCH


Unknown: Wilson Guy
Unknown: Mat Mulcaghey
Unknown: Elmer Hinks
Unknown: Dan McAdam
Unknown: Susie McAdam
Unknown: Katie McAdam
Unknown: John Tampson
Unknown: Wullie Wallace
Unknown: J. R. Mageean
Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Hilda Johnston
Unknown: W. R. Gordon
Unknown: Bryan Cullen
Unknown: Savid Wilson
Unknown: Elsie McClulough
Produced By: S. A. Bulloch

: National Programme

(Weather Forecast for Northern Ireland at 9.35)

: Ballet Music



Conductor: E. Godfrey Brown

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