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: The Children's Hour

THE CARROLL SISTERS
' Mowdy Mike ,' by C. H. Buckle , told by Sue

Contributors

Unknown: Mowdy Mike
Unknown: C. H. Buckle

: RACHEL EVANs-caneuon i'r rhai bach (Songs for the little ones) Storiau cynnar cin Cenedl, gan T. O. PHILLIPS

3.—' Arferion yr Hen Gymry '
'Early Stories of our Nation ', by T. 0.
Phillips
3.—' Customs of the old Welsh '

: ' The First News'

including Weather Forecast and Bulletin for Farmers, followed by Regional Announcements

: THE PHIFTENE GLEE SINGERS

Conductor, CLIFFORD EATWELL
(From Bristol)

: < The Chantant'

' Hurdy Gurdy ' had a long and popular run as a feature in which popular songs, old and new, were sung, and during the summer months ' Holiday Harmony ' with the sounds of a band on the pier in the distance took its place. This summer feature lingered on until the end of September, but it could not face the cold winds of October and a more intimate setting has been devised in which to present favourite songs
The feature is described as a Thé
Chantant or Tea with Music, and the keynote will be given by the topical number' Won't you stay to tea ? ' This will be followed by a hunt through the family album and the producer, Francis Worsley , will go through the album with the cast. Each of the portraits displayed will suggest a song of the period and as the portraits are recognised, so one of the cast will remember what his or her favourite song used to be.
The programmes, however, will not be confined to the strange and faded photographs so often to be found in family albums. Modern photographs and snapshots will also have their place, and after the album has been closed a modern member of the gathering will insist on singing a very up-to-date song.

Contributors

Producer: Francis Worsley

: ' The Second News'

including Weather Forecast

: DANCE MUSIC

Gramophone Records








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