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: Films

(to 11.20)

: In Our Garden

Practical hints by F. Streeter.


Presenter: F. Streeter

: Variety

with George Robey (the celebrated comedian), Margery Manners (in songs),
The Beverley Sisters (the Twins and Joy), Colores and Barri (novelty dancers),
Jack Payne's Orchestra
Conducted by Stanley Andrews


Comedian: George Robey
Singer: Margery Manners
Singers: The Beverley Sisters
Dancers: Colores and Barri
Musicians: Jack Payne's Orchestra
[Orchestra] conducted by: Stanley Andrews
Presented by: Harry Pringle

: Playboy of the Western World

by J.M. Synge.
The action takes place in a shebeen near a village on a wild coast of Mayo, Ireland.
(Repeat Performance)
(to 22.30)


Author: J.M. Synge
Producer: Fred O'Donovan
Christopher Mahon: Patrick Boxill
Old Mahon, his father: Tom Warden
Michael James Flaherty, a publican: Arthur Sinclair
Margaret Flaherty (called Pegeen Mike): Phyllis Ryan
Shawn Keogh, her cousin: Edward Byrne
Widow Quin: Ann Clery
Small farmer - Philly Cullen: Adrian Byrne
Small farmer - Jimmy Farrel: E.J. Kennedy
Village girl - Sara Tansey: Joyce Chancellor
Village girl - Susan Brady: Maureen Cusack
Village girl - Honor Blake: Rose Murray
A Bellman: Billy Kelly
Peasant: Denis Vance
Peasant: Nigel Arkwright
Peasant: Alan Crawley
Peasant: Phyllis Byford
Peasant: Rosamund Merivale

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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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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