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: The Children's Hour

(Regional Programme. See page 70)

: THE FIRST NEWS

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

: Ten a Penny

A Play with Music
Book by GEOFFREY BRYANT
Music and Lyrics by WILFRID SOUTHWORTH
Cast
Billy Merrin and his Commanders
Produced by Martyn C. Webster

This play, which was first produced over a year ago, concerns a cabaret artist who is spoilt by fame. Hugh Morton and Marjorie Westbury again play the leading parts. Geoffrey Bryant is the nom-de-plume of a West End actress who is now living in Birmingham, and has broadcast several times. Mr. Southworth is a Handsworth cinema organist, and composer of light music.

Contributors

Book: Geoffrey Bryant
Unknown: Billy Merrin
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Unknown: Hugh Morton
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Geoffrey Bryant
Diana Morley: Valerie Larg
Lord Granton: Helmar Fernback
Barnette, manager of the Villa des Fleurs: Clive Selbome
Dick Millar, a cabaret artist: Hugh Morton
Val Millar, his wife and partner: Marjorie Westbury
Leonti, manager of the Silver Cloud: John Bentley
The Duke of Blessingham: Godfrey Baseley
Saunders, maid to the Millars: Vera Ashe
Smith, maid to Diana Morley: Valerie Whitehouse
A Young Man: Maurice Westhead
A Young Girl: Jane Minton

: Midland Composers

THELMA REISS (violoncello)
THE BBC
MIDLAND ORCHESTRA
Leader, ALFRED CAVE
Conducted by H. FOSTER CLARK

Contributors

Unknown: Thelma Reiss
Leader: Alfred Cave
Conducted By: H. Foster Clark

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