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: The Station Pianoforte Quintet

Desiree MacEwan (Solo Pianoforte)
(to 16.30)


Musicians: The Station Pianoforte Quintet
Pianist: Desiree MacEwan

: Women's Corner

Edith Apperley (Soprano) in a Song Recital.


Soprano: Edith Apperley

: 'Teens' Corner

Cyril Midgley, B.Sc., F.R.G.S., on "Why Flowers are Coloured."
(to 18.45)


Speaker: Cyril Midgley

: Weather Forecast and News

S.B. from London.

Mr. F. W. Kuphal, P.A.S.I., on "Up-to-date Town Planning."

Local News


Speaker (Up-to-date Town Planning): F. W. Kuphal

: She Stoops to Conquer

[starring] The Station Company of Players

(N.B. - The Characters are given in the order of arrival in the play.)

Act I, Scenes I and 3: A room in Mr. Hardcastle's house.
Scene 2: "The Three Pigeons" Alehouse.
Act II: A room in Mr. Hardcastle's house.
Act III, Scene 1: Behind Mr. Hardcastle's garden.
Scene 2: Mr. Hardcastle's house.


Writer: Oliver Goldsmith
Director: William Macready
Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Orchestra Director: Joseph Lewis
Mrs. Hardcastle: Ethel Malpas
Mr. Hardcastle: Joseph Lewis
Tony Lumpkin: William Macready
Kate Hardcastle: Edna Godfrey-Turner
Constance Neville: Edna Lester
Stingo: George Johnson
Tom Twist: Donald Powis
Jack Slang: H.R. Walker
Young Marlow: E. Stuart Vinden
Hastings: Vincent Curran
Diggory: A.E. Rowe
Roger: John Adams
Sir Charles Marlow: Frank V. Fenn

: Weather Forecast and News

S.B. from London.

Mr. F. A. Mitchell-Hedges
S.B. from London.

Local News


Speaker: F. A. Mitchell-Hedges

: Close down


Announcer: J. C. Paterson

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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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