Performed by the STATION REPERTORY PLAYERS Presented by VICTOR SMYTHE
Stage Manager, D. E. ORMEROD
Relayed trom the Manchester Wireless Exhibition at the City Hall
Interludes by PAT RYAN 'S ORCHESTRA
' THE S.O.S. ANNOUNCEMENT '
By Reece Evans.
Scene : The Hampsons' drawing-room in a London suburb. They are of the upper-middle class; he is sixty, she fifty-four years of age, both of medium build. They are sitting by the fire, listening to the wireless -programme. Mr. Hampson is smoking a pipe and has the evening paper over his knees. Mrs. Hampson is quietly darning stockings, and Mr. Hampson, in turning tho pages of his newspaper, disturbs his wife.
' STALEMATE '
An Example of the Modem Crook or Mvstery Play - .
By Harold Simpson and Morris. Harvey
Scene : An obscure corner of a dining-room in an hotel. At one table, the girl, wearing a valuable pearl necklace : at another, opposite, the young man, finishing his dinner.
' THE ,PLAY'S THE THING '
An Old-Fashioned Farce in a New-Fashioned Manner
By Harold Simpson and Morris Harvey
As Shakespeare said. 'The Play's the Thing.' Nowadays most theatres give too much scenery and too little play. We are going to give you a play without scenery, without furniture, in fact without anything of any kind except the play itself.