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: The Children's Hour

MYRA EVANS: Y Ceirw Cecrns ' (The Quarrelsome Stage)
(From Swansea)


Unknown: Ceirw Cecrns

: Daventry National Programme

' Here and There ' by STEPHEN KING-HALL


Unknown: Stephen King-Hall

: Summer Laughter

(No. i)
Adapted from a French Farce of the Fifteenth
Characters :
Windfed , ,
Leanface }vagabonds Gautier, a pastrycook Marion, his wife
Scene : .' Paris, many years ago—outside the pastrycook's shop, on a cold late afternoon.
A Comedy written for broadcasting, in a Prologue and Two Acts
(After a tale related in the Pantagruel of Rabelais)
Persons :
In the Prologue :
A Showman
In the Comedy :
Alderman John Groat , a city haberdasher Mistress Ann Groat , his wife Master Quill , an attorney Master Julep, a physician Master Sunder, a surgeon
Master Ounce, an apothecary A Manservant
A Waiting-Woman
Of the Prologue-Outside a booth at a Fair Of the Comedy-The Alderman's House in Cheapside
Plays adapted for broadcasting and produced by CYRIL WOOD
IN spite of evidence to the contrary, we still like to think of summer in terms of hot days and warm, lazy evenings—on the river, by the sea, under the trees, light laughter, and the rest of the delightful vision. Summer evenings do not somehow seem suited to the strong emotions and searching problems of the more serious drama. In this new series, '.Summer Laughter,' while we cannot guarantee the physical elements under which you listen, our aim is to stimulate with light dramatic fare the always welcome element of laughter.


Unknown: Ashley Dukes
Unknown: Alderman John Groat
Unknown: Mistress Ann Groat
Unknown: Master Quill
Produced By: Cyril Wood

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