John R. Allan
When John R. Allan , the well-known Scottish broadcaster, was first asked informally by R. F. Dunnett , the producer of this series, how he would spend a luxury holiday where expense simply did not matter, John R. promptly replied that he would find an uninhabited South Sea island and go there to lie in the sun, accompanied by a stock of books and a barrel of rare old brandy. Later he added thoughtfully that perhaps the books would be unnecessary. When, however, he was asked to take this question as seriously as it is possible to do so with such a subject, he gave his imagination considerable play and produced some original ideas on how to spend a slap-up luxury holiday.
The Listeners' Own Serial Thriller
Devised by Gale Pedrick
Written by Max Kester
Listen tonight and send your suggestion for next week's instalment on a postcard. The writer of the one used will receive one guineas
The characters are: Sally Seldom , air hostess ; Christopher Cripps , newsreel cameraman ; Hildebrand Hurst , world-famous tenor ; John Newbold , North-Country business man ; The Lady in Grey ; Scotty, a Cockney boy ; and Ferguson, the man from the Soho Cafe.
' Soldats de la Légion—Chantez! '
Under the shade of the palms in an oasis, the Legionnaires have halted for their evening meal
Le Capitaine Dubois (Fred Yule) Sergent Lambkin (Jacques Brown )
Legionnaire Joe North — ' Joe '—
(Jacques Brown )
Legionnaire Antonio Fratelli—'Tony'
—(Peter Bernard )
Legionnaire Elmer P. Barton —
' Hank '—(Sonny Miller)
Legionnaire Pieter Vanderpump —
' Dutchy '—(Joe Lee )
Legionnaire Michael O'Sullivan —
' Mike '—(Denis O'Neil )
Legionnaire Albert Hawkins —
' Smiler'—(Jack Warner)
La musique et le chceur de la Legion sous la direction du Chef de
Musique, M. Percival Mackey
M. Max Saunders
The programme devised by Sonny Miller and produced by Max Kester
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