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: Scottish Children's Hour

HEATHER JOCK is here again: New
, Brooms for Old

: ' The First News '

Weather Forecast, First General News Bulletin, followed by Scottish Announcements (From Edinburgh)

: ' The Gates of Carven Jade'

A play by C. M. FRANZERO , based on the fragment of an ancient Chinese poem
Music specially written byERNST TOCH and conducted by H. FOSTER CLARK
Courtiers, Soldiers, Servants: Victor Fairley , Lionel Millard , Fanny Wright , Wilfrid Grantham , Cathleen Cordell and Sybilla Marshall
Produced by M. H. ALLEN
(London Regional Programme)


Play By: C. M. Franzero
Conducted By: H. Foster Clark
Unknown: Victor Fairley
Unknown: Lionel Millard
Unknown: Fanny Wright
Unknown: Wilfrid Grantham
Unknown: Cathleen Cordell
Unknown: Sybilla Marshall
Produced By: M. H. Allen
The Emperor Ming Huang: Ion Swinley
The Princess Kwai Fai: Janet Taylor
The Holy Man from Tibet: Henry Hallatt
First Minister: Harcourt Williams
Second Minister: Charles Barrett
The Narrator: Robert Speaight

: A Pianoforte Recital

(London Regional Programme)


Unknown: Joan Baker

: The Second News '

Weather Forecast
Second General News Bulletin


MAE JOHNSTON (soprano)
Willie McCulloch probably began entertaining the world in his cradle. Since then it has not ceased to laugh at his wit and mimicry. In appearance not at all like your conception of a funny man, rather of a sad and solemn countenance and not infrequently mistaken at concerts for the man who plays the flute.
(From Glasgow)


Conducted By: Jack Remmington
Soprano: Mae Johnston
Soprano: William McCulloch
Unknown: Willie McCulloch

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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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