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: An Hour of Melody

by the Wireless Quartette.
(to 16.30)


Musicians: The Wireless Quartette

: News and Weather Forecast

S.B. from London.

Radio Association Talk
S.B. from London.

: Capt. R.W. Campbell


Speaker: Captain R.W. Campbell

: Play Night: Five Hundred and Ninety Five

A Golfing Skit in One Act, by Halbert Tatlock.

Time: "The Present"; Mid-day, August.
Scene: The Mason's back room on the first floor of a seaside hotel; the window looks out on the first tee of the golf course, from which can be heard, at intervals, the ballot numbers being called out by the greenkeeper. When the curtain rises, Isa and Betty are discovered. Isa speaks first.


Writer: Halbert Tatlock
Jack Mason (a Golfist): Joseph Turfery
Isa Mason (his Wife): Madge McKenzie
Betty Shaw (her Friend): Victoria Radford
George Shaw (Betty's Husband)/A Golf Greenkeeper/A Taxi-driver: Halbert Tatlock

: Eric Scott (Entertainer at the Piano)

"Songs and Stories".


Entertainer/Pianist: Eric Scott

: Play Night: Playactors

A Farcical Sketch in One Act, by Halbert Tatlock.
Time: The Present, close on Midnight.
Scene: A Pseudo-Soho Restaurant not too far from the fashionable West-end London Quarter.
When the curtain rises, "The Man in Rags" is discovered speaking on the public telephone within the dining-room.


Writer: Halbert Tatlock

: J.R. Rutherford, J.P.

on "The British Empire Exhibition."


Speaker: J.R. Rutherford

: News and Weather Forecast

S.B. from London.

Local News

: Eric Scott

Humour at the Piano.


Entertainer/Pianist: Eric Scott

: The Savoy Bands

S.B. from London.


Musicians: The Savoy Bands

: Special Announcements, Close down


Announcer: Herbert A. Carruthers

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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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