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11.0 "SCOTTISH HERITAGE. 'The Fiery Cross', by Marris Murray : how news has been transmitted in Scotland from early times to the present day
11.20 WHEN WE START WORK. 'Fitting Ourselves for the Job ', by Edward Higgins : the value of training ; the importance of health
11.40 TALKS FOR SIXTH FORMS. The theory of knowledge-3 : '. Are The Things We See Really There ? ' (i), by W. A. Sinclair , Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Edinburgh


Marris Murray
Edward Higgins
W. A. Sinclair

2.0 TRAVEL TALKS : From North Africa through the Middle East to India. ' Abyssinia : a village in the hills ' by Angus Buchanan
2.15 Interval music
2.20*1 YSGOLION CYMRU. (For Welsh schools). ' Stori, Rhigwm a Chan ' : cyfres i blant'dan naw mlwydd oed. 4—Stori : ' Sioncyn y Gwair '
. 2.40 SENIOR ENGLISH I. English for everyday use : ' Describing Places by Lettice Cooper


Angus Buchanan
Lettice Cooper

His life, adventures, and death, retold by Max Kester , with original music by Max Saunders
Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra and Mate Chorus, conducted by Mansel Thomas


Told By:
Max Kester
Music By:
Max Saunders
Conducted By:
Mansel Thomas
Robin Hood:
Guy Verney
Little John:
Fred Yule
Will Scarlett:
Clarence Wright
The Curtal Friar (' Friar Tuck'):
Malcolm McEachern
Trefor Jones
The Ballad-Singer:
Trefor Jones

Written and arranged by Malcolm Baker-Smith . Recorded sound picture, made aboard the training-ship H.M.S. ' Raleigh The scenes reconstructed are played exactly as they took place by the actual persons concerned, the part of Ordinary Seaman Smith being played by the author


Arranged By:
Malcolm Baker-Smith
Seaman Smith

The songs and the story of the R.K.O. picture starring Victor Mature and Lucille Ball. Singers, Paula Green , Helen Raymond , and Ken Beaumont. Story-teller, Peter Madden. BBC Revue Chorus and the augmented Dance Orchestra, directed by Billy Ternent. Continuity and presentation by Vernon Harris


Victor Mature
Lucille Ball.
Paula Green
Helen Raymond
Ken Beaumont.
Peter Madden.
Directed By:
Billy Ternent.
Vernon Harris

Organ music, played by G. D. Cunningham
Litde Prelude and Fugue in E minor
Two Chorale-Preludes from the Little
Organ Book : 0 man, thy grievous sin bemoan ; In thee is gladness
Fantasia and Fugue in G minor
From the Town Hall, Birmingham


Played By:
G. D. Cunningham
Played By:
Litde Prelude

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