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: Bridge: London v. Blackpool

A challenge match of one hand played in duplicate. The winners play another team next week.
Introduced by Terence Reese and Harold Franklin
The hand below is bid and played. The programme is recorded and the players had no advance knowledge of the cards.
South deals at game to North-South


Unknown: Mrs. C. Rodriguel.
Unknown: R. Robinson
Unknown: J Flint
Unknown: E. Phillips
Unknown: R. A. Priday
Unknown: Terence Reese
Unknown: Harold Franklin


A magazine programme
The Actor, his Role and ' The Method'
Sir Donald Wolfit and Sam Wanamaker are invited by Marjorie Anderson to discuss the way they create their roles and maintain them in repeated performances (with special reference to the method evolved in the West from the Stanislavsky system)
The Moscow Art Theatre Today
Andre van Gyseghem who saw The Cherry Orchard in the Moscow Art Theatre before the war. when he visited various Muscovite theatres and worked in one of them, compares his impressions of the performances of Chekhov plays during Stanislavsky's lifetime with those made by the new productions of the Moscow Art Theatre in London


Unknown: Sir Donald Wolfit
Unknown: Sam Wanamaker
Unknown: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Andre van Gyseghem

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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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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