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Choir of County Grammar School for Girls, Bromley
Trained and conducted by E. Margaret Collins
Winifred Davey (piano)
Introduced by Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. North America. A Holiday in Florida.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. ' Familie Baumann feiert Silberhochzeit.' Manuskript von Irmgard Sello


Conducted By:
E. Margaret Collins
Winifred Davey
Introduced By:
Gladys Whitred
Familie Baumann
Irmgard Sello

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. ' Peter Graves ': a serial story by William Pene du Bois. 3 — ' A Use for Furloy '
2.20 HISTORY i. St. Joan of Arc: the story of her girlhood, her fight against the English, and her trial and death. Script by Jo Manton
2.40 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Science and the Doctor. 10-The story of an accident. Script written by Alan Hill


Script By:
Jo Manton
Written By:
Alan Hill

A comedy for radio by James McFarlan adapted from
Edwin O'Connor 's story
' The Oracle '
Cast in order of speaking :
Broadcasters, guests, radio fans played by James Thomason
Dorothy Holmes-Gore and members of the cast
Production by Archie Campbell
(The recorded broadcast of March 7)


James McFarlan
Edwin O'Connor
Played By:
James Thomason
Played By:
Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Production By:
Archie Campbell
Christopher Usher, a news commentator.:
James McKechnie
His secretary:
Ronald Wilson
Meredith Usher, his wife:
Tucker McGuire
Edwina Branch, a friend:
Aletha Orr
Guests at Edwina's party:Sally Kilgallen:
Lois McLean
Mr Chan:
Ian Sadler
Dr. Wrenn, a fashionable physician and Christopher's father-in-law:
Launce Mareschal
Adam Flair, Vice-President of a radio network:
Philip Vickers
Miss de Vries, his secretary:
Peggy Hassard
Lura Andriescu, an ex-film extra:
Mavis Villiers
General Walter Blackburn, an old friend of Christopher's:
Charles Farrell
Bernie Udolpho.President of Agrarian Products Inc ,and Christopher's sponsor:
George Margo
Jason Rooney, an advertising executive:
Nicholas Stuart
Leonard Keisler, an advertising man:
Alan Keith
Titania hat check girl at the club'Ha-Ha '.:
Lois McLean

For Younger Listeners
'More Tales of Pebblings Village'
A new series of stories by Modwena Sedgwick told by David
6—' The Missing Brief Case '
5.20 For Children of Most Ages
' Jennings at School ' by Anthony Buckeridge
6 (and last):
'Jennings and the Next Best Thing
Produced by David Davis
The trouble with being at boarding-school is that one's most brilliant schemes are often thwarted by lack of equipment. When this happens the determined schemer has to make do with the next best thing-though this, too, may cause complications if it means using a substitute designed for some quite different purpose.


Stories By:
Modwena Sedgwick
Anthony Buckeridge
Produced By:
David Davis
Glyn Dearman
Henry Searle
Mr Carter:
Geoffrey Wincott
Mr Wilkins:
Wilfred Babbage
\richard Bellaers
Anthony Green
Robert Scroggins

BBC Home Service Basic

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BBC Home Service is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 1st September 1939 and ended on the 29th September 1967.

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