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Muffin the Mule
Muffin shows Annette Mills and Ann Hogarth that he knows an awful lot of geography.

4.15 Voyage of the 'Lady Anna'
Merlin Minshall, with his bull terrier, sailed in a Dutch sailing barge from Westminster quay through the canals and rivers of Europe to Marseilles. He introduces you to his Dutch friend, Alfred Mazure, shows you a film he took, and tells you his adventures.

4.45 Food from the Bush
Miles and miles of bush are being cleared in Kongwa in order to plant ground nuts which will give us more fat on the ration. J.F. Horrabin tells you about this big plan and what it will do for Africa and Britain.

(to 17.00)


Presenter (Muffin the Mule):
Annette Mills
Puppeteer (Muffin the Mule):
Ann Hogarth
Presenter (Voyage of the 'Lady Anna'):
Merlin Minshall
Guest (Voyage of the 'Lady Anna'):
Alfred Mazure
Presenter (Food from the Bush):
J. F. Horrabin

A comedy by Eden Phillpotts and Adelaide Phillpotts.
The action takes place in the fishing village of Yellow Sands in the West Country.
(Anthony Oliver is appearing in 'The Hidden Years')


Eden Phillpotts
Adelaide Phillpotts
Ernest Irving
James Bould
John Glyn-Jones
Jenifer Varwell:
Daphne Heard
Richard Varwell:
Ernest Butcher
Mary Varwell:
Olive Walter
Arthur Varwell:
Leslie Parker
Joe Varwell:
Anthony Oliver
Lydia Blake:
Jeannie Laird
Thomas Major:
Frank Strickland
Emma Major:
Marjorie Lane
Minnie Masters:
Joan Hickson
Nelly Masters:
Mary Norton
Mr. Baslow:
Gordon Phillott

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