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: ERNEST PARSONS and his ORCHESTRA

From THE PALACE, ERDINGTON, BIRMINGHAM
(Midland Regional Programme)'

: An Organ Recital by Dr. HAROLD RHODES

From COVENTRY CATHEDBAL
(Midland Regional Programme)

: THE SCOTTISH STUDIO ORCHESTRA

Directed by Guy DAINES
(Scottish Regional Programme)
(From Edinburgh)

Contributors

Directed By: Guy Daines

: ' The First News'

WEATHER FORECAST, First GENERAL NEWS
BULLETIN; Bulletin for Farmers

: The Gershom Parkington Quintet

ANNETTE BLACKWELL (Soprano)
KORMAN VENNER (Baritone) QUINTET Selection of Scottish airs Time Signal, Greenwich, at 8.0

Contributors

Soprano: Annette Blackwell

: Callender's Band

Conductor, TOM MORGAN
THELMA REISS-SAIITH (Violoncello)

Contributors

Conductor: Tom Morgan

: 'Sir Christopher Wren'

A Microphone Play in ten Scenes, celebrating the Tercentenary of the birth of England's greatest
Architect, by C. WHITAKER-WILSON
Produced by HOWARD ROSE
Scenes :
I. St. Paul's Cathedral, February 25, 1723 11. St. Paul's Deanery Garden, April, ]666
III. King Charles's private Study, Whitehall
Palace, two days later
IV. St. Paul's Churchyard, Monday morning,
August 27. 1666
V. The Great Fire of London, September 2-5, 1666 VI. The Home of Sir John Coghill, Bletchington,
Oxon, September, 1666
VII. Blowing up the Piers of Old St. Paul's, 1668 VIII. Building now St. Paul's, 1674 IX. Same as Scene I
X. Epilogue—St. Paul's Cathedral, October 20,
1932
Characters in order of speaking :
First Narrator
Second Narrator
Heinrioh Hagenstein , a German Tourist visiting
London
A Verger in St. Paul's Cathedral Sir Christopher Wron
Dean Sacroft , Dean of St. Paul's John Evelyn , the famous Diarist
King Charles II James , an old Retainer at Whitehall Palace
Mr. Chichley, a Member of the Government
Commission
The Bishop of London (Dr. Humphrey Henchman) Lady Coghill, of Bletchington, Oxon
Faith, her Daughter (later the first Lady Wren) Thomas Strong , Wren's Master-Mason Tonks , Foreman of Wren's Works
In the Epilogue :
Spirit Voices
The Voice of a Priest
The Voice of Sir Christopher Wren
The Ca8t includes :
FREDERIC SARGENT , HARMAN GRISEWOOD, ABRA-HAM SOFAKR, AUBREY MATHER , PETER RIDGE-WAY, A. SCOTT-GATTY , PATRIC CURWEN , WILFRID FLETCHER ,CHARLES MAGRATH , CECIL KING , GWENDOLINE EVANS , ANN STEPHENSON ,
ANDREW LEIGH

Contributors

Produced By: Howard Rose
Unknown: I. St.
Narrator: Heinrioh Hagenstein
Unknown: Sir Christopher Wron
Unknown: Dean Sacroft
Unknown: John Evelyn
Unknown: King Charles Ii James
Unknown: Thomas Strong
Unknown: Master-Mason Tonks
Unknown: Sir Christopher Wren
Unknown: Frederic Sargent
Unknown: Aubrey Mather
Unknown: A. Scott-Gatty
Unknown: Patric Curwen
Unknown: Wilfrid Fletcher
Unknown: Charles Magrath
Unknown: Cecil King
Unknown: Gwendoline Evans
Unknown: Ann Stephenson
Unknown: Andrew Leigh

: "The Second News'

,
WEATHER FORECAST, SECOND GENERAL NEWS
BULLETIN

: DANCE MUSIC

Roy Fox and his BAND from MONSEIGNEUR

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Fox








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