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: Mother of Men

by Ada C. Abbott.
For details, see Sunday at 8.30

(to 16.30)


Writer: Ada C. Abbott

: Close-Up

Introduced by Diana Decker.
with Peter Brough with Archie Andrews, Reg Wale (xylophone), Renee Houston and Donald Stewart (in comedy), Roberta (French cabaret star), Peggy Desmond (piano).
Accompanist, Evel Burns


Presenter: Diana Decker
Ventriloquist: Peter Brough
Xylophonist: Reg Wale
Comedienne: Renee Houston
Comedian: Donald Stewart
Performer: Roberta
Pianist: Peggy Desmond
Pianist/accompanist: Evel Burns
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Ventriloquism 18 November 2016

: Guest Night

A. G. Street and his friends discuss the circus. Among those present are Frank Foster (circus ring-master), Sir Garrard Tyrwhitt-Drake (owner of the largest private zoo in England), Steven Spurrier (painter of circus pictures), and Alastair Worden,
Professor of Animal Health at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth.


Presenter/panellist: A. G. Street
Panellist: Frank Foster
Panellist: Garrard Tyrwhitt-Drake
Panellist: Steven Spurrier
Panellist: Alastair Worden
Presented by: Mary Adams

: Oscar Natzka

(bass) formerly from the R.C.N. show 'Meet the Navy'


Bass: Oscar Natzka

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.10)

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