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: The Children's Hour

' A Day Out'—4
' Meet the Hayward '
VERA GREEN goes to
Minchinhampton Music of Victor Hely-Hutchinson with GERALD MARTIN (baritone) and THE COMPOSER at the pianoforte,
' The Song of Nippy the Lobster', a Story by KITTY SPENCER
The Hayward was one of the most important offices of the old manorial courts. Minchinhampton, in the Cotswolds, is one of the few places where it survives in actuality. There the Lord of the Manor made over the Common to the National Trust, and the duties of the Hayward include keeping a detailed record of all animals belonging to the Commoners which are put out to graze, and branding each of them with the Minchinhampton sign, an ' H ' enclosed in a heart. The principal branding day in the year is May 13, and formerly a fair used to be held around the Old Lodge Inn on that day.

Contributors

Unknown: Minchinhampton Music
Unknown: Victor Hely-Hutchinson
Baritone: Gerald Martin
Story By: Kitty Spencer

: THE FIRST NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Bulletin tor Farmers, followed by Midland Announcements

: HARRY ENGLEMAN'S QUINTET

with LESLIE LEWIS
(xylophone and vibraphone)

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Lewis

: FAY COMPTON

in 'The Music of Men's Lives'
A Silver Jubilee Programm:
Devised and Written by COMPTON MACKENZIE
With Music drawn from the popular entertainments of the past twenty-five years
Special Numbers by KENNETH LESLIE
SMITH and HENRIK EGE
The Principal Players
THE B B C REVUE CHORUS
THE B B C THEATRE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ERNEST LONGSTAFFE
Produced by JOHN WATT

Contributors

Written By: Compton MacKenzie
Unknown: Kenneth Leslie
Conducted By: Ernest Longstaffe
Produced By: John Watt
Margaret: Fay Compton
Richard: Henry Oscar
Robert: Ivan Samson
Nancy: Marjery Wyn
David: John Cheatle

: NEWS SUMMARY

Weather Forecast and News

: DANCE MUSIC

(Regional Programme. See page 42)
From 11.0 to 11.45 Midland will radiate Television. Programme on page 40.








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