Twice-weekly magazine programme broadcast specially for and by the men and girls in Anti-Aircraft and Balloon Barrage units. Entertainment, gossip, features, guest stars, and other items of interest. Edited by Bill MacLurg
The lovable North-Country family in a new weekly series, with Wylie Watson as Mr. Plum, Beatrice Varley as Mrs. Plum, Clifford Bean as Uncle Ed, and Gabrielle Daye as Ruby, the maid. Written and produced by Max Kester , from the original idea by Sonny Miller. (Special
Master of Ceremonies, Clay Keyes with . 'The musical newsreel.' This week's famous visitors, The Two Leslies. ' Can you beat the band ? ' The Town Hall Orchestra, under the direction of Billy Ternent. Weekly meetings organised by Gladys and Clay Keyes and presented by Eric Spear.
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