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: The Grand National

An eye-witness description of the Great Steeplechase
Relayed from Daventry

: Variety and Plays

A Dramatic Sketch by William Gerald
In which all the Characters will be Played by Eric Morden
1st Passenger; 2nd Passenger; 1st Police Officer; 2nd Police Officer; 3rd Police Officer
The scene is laid in a railway train-the London-Dover Continental Express. The play opens with a conversation between two men, the sole occupants of a first-class compartment.
Florence Oldham and Tommy Handley
A Dramatic Sketch by JOHN COOPER
In which all the Characters will be played by ERIC MORDEN
Professor Martin; Scanlon; O'Grady; Watson
We ask you to imagine the dining-room of Professor Martin's house at Regent's Park. Dinner is over and Professor Martin is talking with his friends who, like himself, are eminent anthropologists and zoologists.


Unknown: William Gerald
Played By: Eric Morden
Unknown: Florence Oldham
Unknown: Tommy Handley
Unknown: John Cooper
Played By: Eric Morden

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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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