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for Farmers and Shipping


by Marjorie Westbury (soprano)


Soprano: Marjorie Westbury


W. A. Stewart
W.' A. Stewart , who will be doing a number of the fortnightly talks in this Midland series, is an M.A. and B.Sc. of Aberdeen University. His father had practical experience on the land as a farmer and cattle-breeder in the north-east of Scotland. Among other official work he has been responsible for a special report on Scandinavian farming for the Ministry of Agriculture.


Unknown: A. Stewart
Unknown: A. Stewart


Courtney Hope
(character impressions)
Fred Adcock and Jack Wilson
(rhythmic violin and piano)
Courtney Hope , who is supplying the words in this programme, is the wife of a well-known solicitor in Wellingborough. Away from the entertainment world she is a J.P. for the County of Northamptonshire. For several years she has organised and led a concert party which has raised considerable sums of money for local charities. Another venture launched- by her is the Hatton Dramatic Society. She writes her own sketches, many of which have been published.


Unknown: Fred Adcock
Unknown: Jack Wilson
Piano: Courtney Hope


Conductor, Raymond Lewis
Norris Stanley (violin)


Conductor: Raymond Lewis
Violin: Norris Stanley


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