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: Variety

with Sherkot (Continental comedian), Margery Manners (singing cowgirl), Cynthia and Gladys (jugglers), Charles Harrison (comedian), Lynne Bretton (songs), Bradley Harris (musical impressions).
(Repeat performance)


Comedian: Sherkot
Singer: Margery Manners
Jugglers: Cynthia and Gladys
Comedian: Charles Harrison
Singer: Lynne Bretton
Musical impressionist: Bradley Harris
Orchestra conducted by: Stanley Andrews
Producer: Harry Pringle

: Cartoonist's Corner: Harry S. Michaelson

(to 16.00)


Cartoonist: Harry S. Michaelson

: Radio Forfeits

[Starring] Michael Miles
This comedy quiz has rapidly become one of the most popular sound broadcasts. Tonight viewers are taken to a BBC studio to join the audience watching the performance.


Presenter: Michael Miles

: The Murder Rap

A television thriller by Gilbert Thomas.


Writer: Gilbert Thomas
Producer: Ian Atkins
Inspector Fearon: Desmond Llewelyn
Superintendent of Police: D.A. Mehan
Snake: Kenneth M. Buckley
Toni: Vivienne Burgess
Jessop: Campbell Singer
Sandra: Jacqueline Galler
Johnny Reserve: John Probert
Luke: Arthur Goullet
Morgan: Victor Platt
Waiter: Gerald Campion

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.25)

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