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: BROADCAST TO SCHOOLS : Mr. A.' S. TURBERVILLE, 'English Ships and English Seamen-I, The Explorers '

THIS new series of broadcasts to schools will deal with British sea history on the side that will appeal most to children-the story of the buccaneers and adventurers, and the admirals who succeeded them. In this first talk Mr. Turberville. who is senior lecturer in Modern History at Manchester University, will tell some of the epic stories of the great explorers.

: The Children's Hour

Principal Items: The Maypole (Sixteenth Century Air), Come, Lasses and Lads (Old English Air), sung by Harry Hopewell. Reading of 'The Oxfordshire Children's May Song' (from Verses for Children). 'The Dawn of a Morn in May,' by Mary Nightingale, sung by Betty Wheatley

: Majestic 'Celebrity' Orchestra

from the Hotel Majestic, St. Anne's-on-Sea.
Musical Director, Gerald W. Bright

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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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