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: The Children's Village Outside New York

by Mrs. K.E. Daman


Speaker: Mrs. K.E. Daman

: The Radio Quartet

Gladys Ripley (contralto), Ernest McKinley (tenor)


Musicians: The Radio Quartet
Contralto: Gladys Ripley
Tenor: Ernest McKinley

: For the Children

Selections by the Band of the St. Mary Islington Guardians' School.

'Flurry and Chirrup' (Mabel Marlowe) from the 'Merry-Go-Round.'

'William's Hobby' (Richmal Crompton).


Musicians: The Band of St. Mary Islington Guardians' School
Author (Flurry and Chirrup): Mabel Marlowe
Author (William's Hobby): Richmal Crompton

: Orchestral Music

Frank Westfield's Orchestra
relayed from the Prince of Wales Playhouse, Lewisham.


Musicians: Frank Westfield's Orchestra

: Weather Forecast and 1st General News Bulletin

Mr. G.A. Atkinson: 'Seen on the Screen.'


Speaker: G.A. Atkinson

: Cesar Franck

interpreted by Laffitte.
Prelude, Chorale and Fugue, Part 1.


Pianist: Laffitte

: Mr. Allen Walker: The City Churches


Speaker: Mr. Allen Walker

: Edward German Programme

The Wireless Orchestra
Conducted by the composer
Coronation March and Hymn (Veni Creator Spiritus)
Suite, 'The Tempter': Overture; Berceuse; Bacchanalian Dance
Mary Foster (Contralto):
Sea Lullaby
Bird of Blue
The Orchestra:
Summer (Harvest Dance) from Symphonic Suite 'The Seasons'
Bourree and Gigue ('Much Ado About Nothing')


Musicians: The Wireless Orchestra
Composer/Conductor: Edward German
Contralto: Mary Foster

: Edward German Programme

Mary Foster:
Love, the Pedlar

The Orchestra:
Three Numbers from 'Romeo and Juliet': Pastorale; Nocturne; Pavane

Mary Foster:
O Peaceful England
Who'll Buy My Lavender?

The Orchestra:
Fantasy, 'Fallen Fairies'


Composer/Conductor: Edward German
Contralto: Mary Foster

: Weather Forecast and 2nd General News Bulletin

Mr. A.G. Goldsmith: 'Sailor Superstitions'

Local Announcements.


Speaker: A.G. Goldsmith

: Variety

Gwen Farrar and Billy Mayerl (Items From Their Repertoire)
S.B. from Plymouth
Fred Duprez (Comedian)
Clapham and Dwyer (Patter Comedians in More Nonsense)
Ronald Gourley


Singer: Gwen Farrar
Pianist: Billy Mayerl
Comedian: Fred Duprez
Comedians: Clapham and Dwyer
Pianist: Ronald Gourley

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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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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