Meal-hour music from the staff canteen' of a Glasgow Workshop
Introduced by Leo Hunter
In this series of programmes, listeners have heard from time to time of how, for instance, ice was made for an ice rink, and, more recently, how an outside broadcast was arranged.
This evening's programme is concerned with how some people spend their leisure. Many workshops throughout the country have some form of recreational clubs for the employees, and in tonight's broadcast the microphone is taken to a works' canteen, so that listeners can hear for themselves how some members on the staff of this particular workshop are able to entertain their colleagues.
being the adventures of a Scottish student during his travels in Canada and the United States of America with Alexander Cassie , Elizabeth Dugdale , Dorothy Forrest , Tom Forbes , Ronald Henson , Charles Mercer , J. J. Moran , Douglas Murchie , Wm. Robertson , A. M. Shinnie , George Swinney , Wm. Thomson , Bessie Webster ,
Devised by Hunter Diack
Produced by Alan Melville
This programme is based upon a cycle tour that Hunter Diack made in Canada and the United States of America when he was a student at the University of Aberdeen. It might be described as a radio ' travelogue ' to those who are at home with cinema phraseology. It is talkative and informative, and will describe many of the interesting people, from exiled Scots to American hoboes, whom Mr. Diack met.
The author visited only the Provinces and States of the Eastern seaboard. In many places he talked with fellow-countrymen who knew well the scenes and people with whom he was acquainted at home.
Hunter Diack , a schoolmaster in Aberdeen, was the author of the radio adaptation of the tour in the Hebrides by Boswell and Johnson recently broadcast in the Scottish programme.
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