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11.0 Music and movement for juniors
(Ages 7-9)
Ann Driver
11.20 Current affairs (Ages 13 and over)
' Norway '
Bjarne Braatoy and ' Alf '
11.40 For home listening (Ages 7-12)
Let the children listen!
Mr. Cobbett in North Africa
See 'Mr. Cobbett's Corner', p. 10

Contributors

Unknown:
Bjarne Braatoy

Devised by Bill MacLurg and written by Dick Pepper
Another visit to this popular rendezvous, where, as usual, a number of people will drop in and talk nonsense. Among those who may be there are: Lorna Stuart; Peter Sinclair, the Cock o' the North; Jacques Brown; Sam Costa; and C. Denier Warren
The Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Charles Shadwell
The programme devised by Bill MacLurg

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill MacLurg
Unknown:
Loma Stuart
Unknown:
Peter Sinclair
Unknown:
Jacques Brown
Unknown:
Sam Costa
Unknown:
C. Denier Warren
Conducted By:
Charles Shadwell
Unknown:
Bill MacLurg

2.0 Music-making (Ages 9-15)
Making melody
' You'll start and I'll reply'
Sir Walford Davies
2.15 Interlude
2.20 Biology (Ages 11-15)
Our daily life: ' Food for mothers
R. C. Garry, D.Sc.
2.35 Interlude
2.40 Junior English (Ages 9-12)
Plays and stories planned by Jean Sutcliffe
Dialogue story: ' Gulliver among the Lilliputians ', adapted for broadcasting by D. H. Evans

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Walford Davies
Unknown:
Jean Sutcliffe
Broadcasting By:
D. H. Evans

by Vera Wheatley
Cast
Scene: The servants' sitting-room in a London house
Time: About eleven o'clock in the morning
Production by John Cheatle

Contributors

Unknown:
Vera Wheatley
Production By:
John Cheatle
Cook:
Dora Gregory
Manservant:
Harold Scott
House-parlourmaid:
Betty Hardy
Between-maid:
Betty Asteu
Prospective lady's-maid:
Mary O'Farrell

' Royal Mail'
The story of letter-carrying from the Middle Ages to the present day
Devised by Howard Jones
The cast includes: Ben Wright , Ewart Scott , Stephen Jack , Foster Carlin , Carleton Hobbs , Hugh Morton , Geoffrey Wincott , Vivienne Chatterton , Antoinette Imbert ,
Owen Reed , and Barbara Edwards

Contributors

Unknown:
Howard Jones
Unknown:
Ben Wright
Unknown:
Ewart Scott
Unknown:
Stephen Jack
Unknown:
Foster Carlin
Unknown:
Carleton Hobbs
Unknown:
Hugh Morton
Unknown:
Geoffrey Wincott
Unknown:
Vivienne Chatterton
Unknown:
Antoinette Imbert
Unknown:
Owen Reed
Unknown:
Barbara Edwards

Famous song-writers on parade
No. 9—George Gershwin
The singers : Helen Clare , Denny Dennis , Ronnie Hill , Dorothy Carless The BBC Chorus and the Orchestra
Conducted by Hyam Greenbaum
Musical arrangements by Phil Cardew
Programme compiled by Joe Murrells
Presentation by Ronald Waldman

Contributors

Unknown:
George Gershwin
Singers:
Helen Clare
Singers:
Denny Dennis
Singers:
Ronnie Hill
Singers:
Dorothy Carless
Conducted By:
Hyam Greenbaum
Arrangements By:
Phil Cardew
Presentation By:
Ronald Waldman

A musical comedy/operetta by Bruno Hardt Warden
The music by Robert Stolz
Adapted for broadcasting from the English version by Holt Marvell , Hassard Short , Desmond Carter , and Reginald Purdell
The scene is set in Switzerland
The BBC Theatre Chorus
(trained by Charles Groves)
The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conducted by Reginald Burston
Production by Martyn C. Webster
Wild Violets was originally produced at Drury Lane in 1932. Set in Switzerland and involving all the best ingredients of melody and romance, it has one of the most tuneful scores written for the theatre during recent years, as most will agree who remember such numbers as ' You, just you ', ' A girl has got my heart', and Don't say good-bye '.

Contributors

Libretto:
Bruno Hardt Warden
Music By:
Robert Stolz
English version by:
Holt Marvell
English version by:
Hassard Short
English version by:
Desmond Carter
English version by:
Reginald Purdell
Chorus trained by:
Charles Groves
Orchestra leader:
Tate Gilder
Conductor:
Reginald Burston
Production:
Martyn C. Webster
Augusta:
Dorothy Paul
Hans:
Ernest Butcher
Greta, their daughter:
Meg Titheradge
Former student of the Helvetia College:
Otto Bergmann: Frank Drew
Former student of the Helvetia College:
Paul Hoffman: Webster Booth
Carl Hoffman, Paul's son:
Dudley Rolph
Student at the Helvetia College:
Paul Hoffman
Student at the Helvetia College:
Webster Booth
Otto Bergmann:
Frank Drew
Erik Schmidt:
Patrick Waddington
Madame Hoffman, Headmistress of the Chateau Violette:
Dorothy Summers
Mlle. Yvonne Duprez, assistant mistress at the Chateau:
Yvette Darnac
Girl student at the Chateau:
Liesel: Marjorie Westbury
Girl student at the Chateau:
Mitzi: Billie Baker
Girl student at the Chateau:
Lena: Helen Crerar
Augusta, maid at the Chateau:
Dorothy Paul
Hans, her sweetheart:
Ernest Butcher
Mary Rutherford, the new girl from England:
Heather Boys
Algernon Rutherford, her grandfather:
Edgar Norfolk
Dr. Franck, music-master at the Chateau:
John Morley
The narrator:
Stuart Vinden

A programme of canzonets and pieces from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book
The BBC Singers (B)
Sybilla Marshall , Bettine Young , Winifred Downer , Margaret Rolfe , Rene Soames , Emlyn Bebb ,
Victor Utting , Victor Harding
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Margaret Hodsdon (virginals) (Edited by E. H. Fellowes)
(Edited by E. H. Fellowes )

Contributors

Unknown:
Sybilla Marshall
Unknown:
Bettine Young
Unknown:
Winifred Downer
Unknown:
Margaret Rolfe
Unknown:
Rene Soames
Unknown:
Emlyn Bebb
Unknown:
Victor Utting
Conductor:
Victor Harding
Conductor:
Leslie Woodgate
Conductor:
Margaret Hodsdon
Edited By:
E. H. Fellowes

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