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: A Light Classical Concert

Winifred Small (violin) ; Frank Howard (violin); Winifred Stiles (viola ;
Florence Hooton (violoncello)
ELLIS KEELER (bass-baritone)
(National Programme)


Violin: Frank Howard
Violin: Winifred Stiles
Viola: Florence Hooton
Bass-Baritone: Ellis Keeler

: Scottish Children's Hour 'A Daft Day'

ELSIE BROTCHIE in Nonsense Rhymes
MARY FERRIER will sing :
' John Cook 's Little Gray Mare'; ' Over the Water to Charley ' ; ' When I was a little girl'; and other songs by MAYNARD GROVER
LONGFELLOW will read a Norman Hunter Story


Unknown: Elsie Brotchie
Unknown: Mary Ferrier
Unknown: John Cook
Songs By: Maynard Grover
Unknown: Norman Hunter Story

: ' The First News'

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

: ' The Three Friends'

An imaginative chronicle of certain events in the life of Omar Khayyam ,
Poet and Tent-Maker
Specially written for broadcasting by DEWAN SHARAR
(The script is based upon stories in the original Persian, and it includes also selections from the celebrated translations of the ' 'Rubaiyat' by FitzGerald and Richard Le Gallienne )
Cast :
Music arranged and conducted by ROBERT CHIGNELL
Production by the Author and VAL
(London Regional Programme)
(This play was broadcast in the National
Programme last night) -


Unknown: Omar Khayyam
Unknown: Richard Le Gallienne
Conducted By: Robert Chignell
Narrator: Robert Spraght
Omar: Leon Quartermaine
Hasan: V C Clinton Baddeley
Nizam: Abraham Sofaer
Saqui: Lilian Harrison
Sentry: Edward Craven
1st Friend: Percy Rhodes
2nd Friend: Patric Craven

: ' The Second News'

Weather Forecast
Second General News Bulletin

: Cosmopolitan Cabaret

(An Impresario's Daydream) with DON SESTA and his GAUCHO ORCHESTRA
(London Regional Programme)


Unknown: Don Sesta

: 'Piping and Fiddling'

(From Edinburgh)


Unknown: Major G. Greenfield
Violin: J. Mouland Begbie

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