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11.0 SINGING TOGETHER, by Herbert Wiseman. Request programme
11.18 Interval music
11.20 SCIENCE AND GARDENING : ' Plants for the Window-Sill', by C. F. Lawrance
11.40 FOR UNDER-SEVENS : Let's join in-a. story about " Little Half Chick'
12.0 THE MAKING AND CONTENT OF THE BIBLE. The life and teaching of Jesus Christ : ' The Sources of our Knowledge of Jesus Christ', by Professor Dodd


Herbert Wiseman.
C. F. Lawrance
Little Half

Gramophone records of some of the musical plays produced there
Oh maiden, my maiden (Frederica: Lehar): Heddle Nash (tenor)
Pardon, madame (Viktoria and her Hussar: Graham and Abraham): Margaret Carlisle (soprano) and Harry Welchman (baritone)
She didn't say yes (The Cat and the Fiddle: Harbach and Kern): Peggy Wood (soprano)
Try to forget (The Cat and the Fiddle: Harbach and Kern): George Metaxa (tenor)
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (On Your Toes: Hart and Rodgers): Paul Whiteman's Concert Orchestra

1.50 FOR RURAL SCHOOLS (Scotland). ' What happens when ... more land is ploughed up ? ', by George Scott -Moncrieff
2.1O Interval music'
2.15 STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. ' Mackenzie reaches the Pacific ', by -Margery Morris : a ' story of Alexander Mackenzie , the first white man to reach the Pacific by crossing the Rocky Mountains
2.35 Interval music
2.40 ORCHESTRAL CONCERT SERIES. ' FinM the Melody ' : illustrated talk by Reginald Jacques , D.Mus.


George Scott
Margery Morris
Alexander MacKenzie
Rocky Mountains
Talk By:
Reginald Jacques
Talk By:

by Wilkie Collins , adapted by Audrey Lucas. Produced by Howard Rose.


Wilkie Collins
Adapted By:
Audrey Lucas.
Produced By:
Howard Rose.
Count Fosco:
Francis L Sullivan
Sir Percival Glyde:
Peter Glenville
Walter Hartright:
Albert Chevalier
Mr Kyrle:
Duncan McLntyre
Mr Fairlie:
Richard Williams
Church Clerk:
Frank Cochrane
Heron Carvic
Marian Halcombe:
Joan Carol
Laura Glyde:
Belle Chrystall
Anne Catherick:
Lucille Lisle
Mrs Catherick:
Ann Codrington
Mrs Clements:
Sybil Arundale
Countess Fosco:
Rita Vale
Mrs Michelson:
Grizelda Hervey
Mrs Vesey:
Gladys Spencer
Hester Pinhorn:
Molly Rankin
Mans' voice:
Arthur- Bush
Second man:
Alan Blair

with Harley and Barker; 'Crime Chasers, Ltd.', featuring Jane Grahame and Vernon Harris, written by Ernest Dudley; 'Many Happy Returns of the Day', musical birthday greeting; Joyce Grenfell; 'Puzzle Corner'; 'Our Lodger', featuring Cyril Fletcher and Betty Astell, written by Dick Pepper; 'Take The Stand': Mr. Justice Frederick Burtwell cross-examines Raymond Newell, Arthur Askey, and other famous artists in the 'People v. Boredom' case. Presented by Leonard Urry. Singing Commeres, the Bachelor Girls. Revue Chorus and BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Produced by Harry S. Pepper


Jane Grahame
Vernon Harris
Written By:
Ernest Dudley
Joyce Grenfell
Cyril Fletcher
Betty Astell
Written By:
Dick Pepper
Frederick Burtwell
Raymond Newell
Arthur Askey
Presented By:
Leonard Urry.
Conducted By:
Charles Shadwell.
Produced By:
Harry S. Pepper

No. 10—' Twelfth Night' : recorded scenes from Shakespeare's comedy, as presented on the stage of the Theatre Royal, Bristol, by a C.E.M.A. company now playing, under the direction of Walter Hudd , in Royal Ordnance and munition workers' hostels
Wendy Hiller plays Viola,
Walter Hudd plays Malvolio, Patricia Laffan plays Olivia. Radio adaptation and production by Mary Hope Allen


Walter Hudd
Wendy Hiller
Walter Hudd
Patricia Laffan
Production By:
Mary Hope Allen

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