A Farewell Programme
Arranged by Felix Felton and W. Farquharson Small
This is the last day of service of the Plymouth and Bournemouth local transmitters, though their studios will continue to be used in conjunction with the new transmitters at Start Point and Clevedon which open tomorrow. Bournemouth was opened on October 17, 1923, Plymouth on March 28, 1924 ; and tonight a gathering of artists, listeners, and members of the staff in each studio will give their reminiscences of the early days, and will recall some f the old programmes radiated from 6BM and 5PY.
The programme will open at Plymouth and go over to Bournemouth at approximately 9.45.
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