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: Scottish Children's Hour

' A Pinch of Salt '
Put a Pinch of Salt on an Old Salt's Tail, Take a Pinch of Salt with an Old Salt's
For though he's full of the Salt of the Sea
The Salt of the Earth he'll never be.

: ' The First News'

Weather Forecast, First General News l!:illetin, followed by Scottish Announcements and Scottish Market Prices for Farmers (From Edinburgh)

: Mantovani and his Tipica Orchestra

(London Regional Programme)

: Piping, Fiddling, and Singing Pipe-Major SUTHERLAND

(soprano with clarsach)
(From Edinburgh)


Soprano: Annabelle Currie
Violin: Alastair Blair Kerr

: ' The Second News'

Weather Forecast
. Second General News Bulletin

: Variety

Relayed from
(By arrangement with Horace Collins )
The original Theatre Royal stood on the site of the present General Post Office and was founded in 1768. Many famous artists appeared on its boards, including Foote, Mrs. Siddons, and Henry Irving.
Here Rob Roy was played during
George IV's visit to Edinburgh in 1822. The present Theatre Royal was opened in 1876, and has had a distinguished career since then under several different names, though it has been known as the Theatre Royal for the last fifty years. It was the first music-hall in the country to be permanently wired for broadcasting.


Arrangement With: Horace Collins
Unknown: Henry Irving.
Unknown: Rob Roy

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