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: Demonstration Film

(to 12.10)

: Rebecca

(to 16.45)

: Close-Up

A Variety Bill.
Introduced by Diana Decker.
with Adelaide Hall (the popular music-hall star), Jean Cavall (the Canadian singer),
Norah Moody (character impressions), Jack Gordon (Continental uni-cyclist), Karinska and Vadie (the Australian dancers), Nat Allen and his Orchestra.


Presenter: Diana Decker
Star: Adelaide Hall
Singer: Jean Cavall
Impressionist: Norah Moody
Uni-cyclist: Jack Gordon
Dancers: Karinska and Vadie
Musicians: Nat Allen and his Orchestra
Producer: Walton Anderson

: Weight-Lifting Competition

Les Welham (Home Counties lightweight champion) v. George Wooding (ten-stone champion)
Exhibition of Hand Balancing by Ernie Peppiatt and 'Sammy'
(Arranged in conjunction with the British Amateur Weight-Lifters' Association)


Weight-lifter: Les Welham
Weight-lifter: George Wooding
Hand-balancer: Ernie Peppiatt
Hand-balancer: 'Sammy'

: Interlude

: Drums of Deliverance

A one-act play by Aubrey Feist.
The action takes place at night in Nigel's bungalow in Haiti.


Writer: Aubrey Feist
Producer: Joel O'Brien
Lorely Vaughan: Ann Robinson
Nigel Bendix: Derek Elphinstone
Brett Warner: Hal Thompson
June Lombard: Nicolette Bernard
Terry Lombard: Philip Dale
Lulie: Jacqueline Galler
'Poleon': Herbert Walton

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.10)

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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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