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: Mr. Richard Barron: Poems about Animals


Reader: Richard Barron

: Bobby's String Orchestra

From Bobby's Cafe, Clifton, Bristol


Musicians: Bobby's String Orchestra

: The Children's Hour

Relayed from the Zoological Gardens, Clifton, Bristol
will include the Uncles and Aunts
assisted by Mollie Melvin (Soprano), Tarrant Bailey (Banjo) and Ronald Gourley (Blind Pianist, Entertainer and Siffleur)

6.0 London Programme relayed from Daventry

6.15 S.B. from London

6.30 Market Prices for Farmers

6.35 S.B. from London


Soprano: Mollie Melvin
Banjoist: Tarrant Bailey
Pianist/Entertainer/Siffleur: Ronald Gourley

: A Concert

Relayed from the Midsummer Carnival at the Zoological Gardens. Bristol
This concert is given during a Fete held on behalf of the Children's Hospital and the Zoo. The committee in charge of the Zoo has to provide funds, without making any profit, for the upkeep of this admirable establishment.
Artists: Gwladys Naish (Soprano), Hubert Pengelly (Pianoforte), Tommy Handley (Entertainer), Tarrant Bailey, Junr. (Banjo), Ronald Gourley (Blind Pianist, Entertainer and Siffleur)
Philip Brown's Dominoes Dance Band


Soprano: Gwladys Naish
Pianist: Hubert Pengelly
Entertainer: Tommy Handley
Banjoist: Tarrant Bailey, Junr
Pianist/entertainer/siffleur: Ronald Gourley
Musicians: Philip Brown's Dominoes Dance Band

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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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