2.5 World History
' A story of the Flood '
A dramatic interlude written for broadcasting by « RHODA POWER
' The Different Kinds of Animals '
* The Living and the Non-Living '
A. D. PEACOCK , D.Sc.
3.0 Concert for Schools a Studio Concert Violin and Viola
A Revue of Contrasts
Designed to prove that there are two sides to every story and a fib in every fact
Arthur Black , Eileen Cooney , A. E. Cruickshank , Jimmy Dalgarno , Tom Forbes , Dorothy Forrest , John Foster , Ronald Henson , Alan Munro , Addie Ross , Jimmy Ross ,
Wm. Thomson , Bessie Webster
Produced by Howard M. Lockhart
A child of Old Edinburgh, presented in the words of her own Letters and' Poems. Christine Orr has devised the programme and will introduce it. Mary Christie will read the extracts
' Pet Marjorie ', as biographers have called Marjory Fleming , misspelling her name and giving it an epithet that had no support, was a very extraordinary child indeed. Although she died before her ninth birthday, she left journals, letters, and verses written in copybooks, which reveal the most likeable personality and, at times, real literary talent. It is perhaps not to be wondered that writers have written with sentiment of Madgie, Maidie, Muff, or Muffy, as she was variously called from time to time. She was a child prodigy, but at no' time does her precocity make one feel a good smacking would have done her a world of good. A summary of her short life is to be found in the Dictionary of National Biography, she being the youngest person to have such an honour.
Yesterday Seven Times Seven, a play built round her friendship with Sir Walter Scott , and written by Christine Orr who devised this programme, was broadcast in the Scottish Children's Hour. More about Marjory can be found in an article by Christine Orr on page 19.
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