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A serial play for broadcasting, adapted from Jane Austen's novel by H. Oldfield Box
With Hermione Hannen, Hugh Burden, and Barbara Everest
Cast for the week:
(The recorded broadcast of May 1950)

Contributors

Author:
Jane Austen
Adapted by:
H. Oldfield Box
Production:
Mary Hope Allen
Jane Austen, as narrator:
Barbara Couper
Mrs Bennet:
Barbara Everest
Mr Bennet:
Cecil Trouncer
Elizabeth Bennet:
Hermione Hannen
Jane Bennet:
Margaret Vines
Kitty Bennet:
Joan Hart
Lydia Bennet:
Denise Bryer
Mr Bingley:
David Peel
Mr Darcy:
Hugh Burden
Charlotte Lucas:
Catherine Campbell
Sir William Lucas:
Laidman Browne
Miss Bingley:
Grizelda Hervey
Mrs Hurst:
Joan Matheson
Mr Hurst:
Peter Creswell
Mr Collins:
Hugh Manning
Mr Denny:
John Fabian
Mr Wickham:
Anthony Jacobs
Mary Bennet:
Sylvia Reed

Regional Variations (5)

Cricket. Middle-sex v. Yorkshire.

BBC Home Service North

Cricket. Worcestershire v. Nottinghamshire, from Kidderminster.

BBC Home Service Midland

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Cricket. Glamorgan v. Northamptonshire.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Sussex v. Kent
Second day
Commentary by E. W. Swanton
From Hastings

Contributors

Commentary By:
E. W. Swanton

Overture: Galop
Augmented
BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, George Deason )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Records: Joe Saye
TV: Valerie Cooney
Variety: Arthur Haynes
Radio: The Four Clubmen
Late Extra
Produced by David Miller

Contributors

Leader:
George Deason
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown:
Valerie Cooney
Unknown:
Arthur Haynes
Produced By:
David Miller

Script by Godfrey Harrison
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont
(The recorded broadcast of Dec. 15)

Contributors

Script By:
Godfrey Harrison
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By:
Leslie Bridgmont
David Bliss:
George Cole
Anne Fellows:
Diana Churchill
Tony Fellows:
Colin Gordon
Penny Gay:
Petula Clark
Mrs Gay:
Nan Kenway
Mr Gay:
Douglas Young
Mrs Griffin:
Gladys Henson
The neighbour:
Elsa Palmer

For Children of Most Ages
' The Children of the Castte ' by Mrs. Molesworth
Adapted for broadcasting in three episodes by Alice de Grey
2—' Bertrand Arrives '
Produced by Eve Burgess
(Catherine Lacey is appearing m 'Tiger at the Gates' at the Apollo Theatre, London)
Bertrand has no use for magic castles or enchanted princesses. To him, the castle by the sea is just a castle, and Forget-Me-Not just a girl. But do the sea birds and the sea obey the likes of ordinary folks as they did Forget-Me-Not? Bertrand is shaken and no wonder...
6.30 For Older Children
Music at Random
Helen Henschel continues her musical alphabet 17—' The Three R's '
6.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Unknown:
Alice de Grey
Produced By:
Eve Burgess
Produced By:
Catherine Lacey
Cousin Hortensia:
Catherine Lacey
Ruby:
Patricia Garwood
Mavis:
Ann Totten
Bertha:
Mary Morrell
Bertrand:
Michael Briant
Winfried:
Anthony Green
Adam:
Ralph de Rohan
Princess Forget-Me-Not:
Olive Gregg

Regional Variations (5)

News in Welsh.

BBC Home Service Welsh

What's Your Fancy?: record requests.

BBC Home Service West

Music from Blackpool: Toni and the North Pier Orchestra.

BBC Home Service North

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Gramophone records introduced by Hugh Sinclair
See ' Both Sides of the Microphone

Contributors

Introduced By:
Hugh Sinclair

Regional Variations (3)

Getting ready for the National Eisteddfod at Pwllheli: recordings made during rehearsals of ladies. mixed, and male voice choirs.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Ethel Manners in ' Mrs. Sutcliffe Looks at Life ': Variety.

BBC Home Service North

A musical quiz
Chairman, Joseph Cooper
Anona Winn , Michael Ayrton
Stephen Potter
Guest: Antony Hopkins
The third in a series of programmes designed to test, not too seriously. your general knowledge of music
Devised by Elkan Allan and Walter Todds

Contributors

Unknown:
Joseph Cooper
Unknown:
Anona Winn
Unknown:
Michael Ayrton
Unknown:
Stephen Potter
Unknown:
Elkan Allan
Unknown:
Walter Todds

Regional Variations (4)

Bars' Contest (in Welsh): Carmarthenshire v. Cardiganshire.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Down to the Sea: nautical miscellany.

BBC Home Service Midland

Indiscretions of an Audience: records presented by, Maurice Hardy.

BBC Home Service West

A studio excerpt from the all-coloured show now playing at the Piccadilly Theatre, London
Produced by Tom Ronald

Contributors

Produced By:
Tom Ronald

BBC Home Service Basic

About BBC Home Service

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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