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: Scottish Children's Hour

'Speed'—a programme for boys
Today CHARLES MAXWELL will give you nn account of the achievements of your
' Speed ' heroes in the Motor World

: ' The First News '

Weather Forecast, First General News Bulletin, followed by Scottish Announcements, Scottish Market Prices for Farmers and Herring Fishing Bulletin (From Edinburgh)


Directed by GUY DAINES
Hamish MacCunn , who was born in Greenock in 1868, showed an early aptitude for music, and, on the opening of the Royal College of Music in 1883, won a scholarship for composition. He was a pupil there of Sir Hubert Parry and resigned his scholarship in 1886. It was not until 1887 that his name became widely known, from the success of his overture, ' Land of the Mountain and Flood '. In 1894, his opera, Jeanie Deans , was produced by the Royal Carl Rosa Company in Edinburgh, and performed in London by the same company after considerable success in the provinces, in 1896.


Directed By: Guy Daines
Contralto: Anne Ballantine
Unknown: Hamish MacCunn
Unknown: Hubert Parry
Unknown: Jeanie Deans
Unknown: Royal Carl
Unknown: Rosa Company

: ' The Second News '

Weather Forecast
Second General News Bulletin

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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.

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