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Grand Muster of the Senior and Junior Choirs under Auntie Betty, and the Verse-Speaking Choir under Auntie Jean. "The Bogey-Man's Birthday," specially written for the occasion by Mr. D. M. Cumming Skinner.


Unknown: Auntie Jean.
Unknown: Mr. D. M. Cumming

: Programme

S.B. from London.


Topical Talk. S.B. from Aberdeen.
Birthday Programme.


NEWS. S.B. from London. Mr. C. E. M. JOAD and Mr. J.
STRACHEY : " After-Dinner Philosophy-Change." S.B. from London.
Local News.


Unknown: Mr. C. E. M. Joad

: "A Plotless Revue."

Contributed by THE STAFF.
1. The Prologue by the Bard.
2. Overture by the Men of Music. 3. Introduction to Opening
4. Opening Chorus by the Entire
5. Reminiscences by Ben of " A
Year Ago To-day."
6. Sam feels a Little Bit Home-sick.
7. Bob Arrives and Explains
His Reason for Delay in " Nibbling."
8. Violinistic Physical Jerks by Harold.
9. Betty sings a Tearful Melody,
" I Don't Seem to Want You."
10. "The Old Top Hat," by Entire Company.
11. Speed Tests by the Two
Bobs, Introducing John and Douglas.
12. Betty and Sam, " Tell All the World."
13. " After-Dinner Philosophy," by Ben and Bob, in which Ben Tells How He Was Jilted !
14. Jean Gives Some Impressions.
15. Sam and the Girls Again.
16. Closing Number by Everybody (Listeners Included).
The Further Proceedings, being held in Camera, will not be Broadcast.

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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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