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: The Western Studio Orchestra

Leader, Louis Levitus
Relayed from The National Museum of Wales


Musicians: The Western Studio Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Louis Levitus

: Victor Olof Sextet

Relayed from Bristol Radio Exhibition, Colston Hall, Bristol
Victor Hunt (Tenor)


Musicians: Victor Olof Sextet
Tenor: Victor Hunt

: Margaret Harris (Pianoforte)

Relayed from Bristol Radio Exhibition, Colston Hall, Bristol


Pianist: Margaret Harris

: The Children's Hour

Relayed from Bristol Radio Exhibition, Colston Hall, Bristol

William Binding (Bass Vocalist and Entertainer), Edna Wilson (Soprano), C.H. Thomas (Dialect Entertainer)
The Craddy Brothers will supply incidental music


Bass/entertainer: William Binding
Soprano: Edna Wilson
Entertainer: C.H. Thomas
Musicians: The Craddy Brothers

: Victor Olof Sextet

Relayed from Bristol Radio Exhibition, Colston Hall, Bristol
Ivy McGuigan (Soprano), Glyn Eastman (Baritone)


Musicians: Victor Olof Sextet
Soprano: Ivy McGuigan
Baritone: Glyn Eastman

: The Locked Chest

A Play in One Act by John Masefield
Relayed from Bristol's Little Theatre, and performed by Bristol's Little Theatre Repertory Players
Characters: [see below]
Scene: A room in Thord's house in Iceland


Writer: John Masefield
Play produced by: Cyril Wood
Thord, a farmer: Ralph Hutton
Vigdis, his wife: Marion Spencer
Thorolf, her cousin: Alfred Brooks
Ingiald, a lord: William Roderick
Soldier of Ingiald: Mervyn Johns
Soldier of Ingiald: Harry Sinclair
Soldier of Ingiald: John Brooking

: Mr. R. H. Jones: The Port of Bristol

(From Bristol)


Speaker: R.H. Jones

: The Western Studio Orchestra

(to 23.00)


Musicians: The Western Studio Orchestra

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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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