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Citizens of the Commonwealth
1-New Zealand
Professor Kenneth Boswell , of the Royal Military Academy, Sand-hurst, introduces a series of programmes on the wider citizenship which we share with the other nations of the Commonwealth. In the first programme of the series he discusses New Zealand's place in the Commonwealth with Denis Widdowson , a Ne.w Zealand journalist now working in London

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Kenneth Boswell
Unknown:
Denis Widdowson

' Comock, the Eskimo '
Told by Robert Flaherty
Robert Flaherty spent ten years in exploring the far north of Hudson's Bay. and towards the end of that time he made his first film. ‘Nanook of the North.' In this first part of the story of Comock, he tells how he came to hear the Eskimo's amazing story from Comock himself.

Contributors

Told By:
Robert Flaherty
Unknown:
Robert Flaherty

A Christmas holiday programme
Edited by Lionel Gamlin
Wilfred Pickles says
'How-do, boys and girls!' and discusses those
New Year resolutions with you
Elton Hayes sings to a small guitar
(Elton Hayes is appearing in ' The Beaux* Stratagem ' at the Lyric Theatre, London)
The Schoolboys* Exhibition
The first of four flying visits-by-radio to this year's Schoolboys' Exhibition at the New Horticultural Hall, Westminster, to hear young visitors discussing possible careers with expert advisers

Contributors

Edited By:
Lionel Gamlin
Edited By:
Wilfred Pickles
Unknown:
Elton Hayes
Guitar:
Elton Hayes

Introduced by Olive Shapley
' Round the Shops': Ruth Drew casts a prophetic eye on the sales and has some ideas about commodities that are likely to be ' good buys'
Today's Guest: Trains as my grandmother knew them,' by Naomi Royde-Smith
' Children on a Welsh Hill Farm,' by Marion Roberts
When Marion Roberts and her family first went to live on their farm in Merionethshire, they were told that no children had lived in the house for over a hundred years. In her talk she describes how the eight children included in her household during the war years entertained themselves, and the inventiveness that went into the creation of this en'ertainment.
' The End of the Rainbow,' by William Squire
As an ictor, Mr. Squire talks about playing to children, and, as a father, offers his views on taking them to the theatre
Readings from ' The Tale of Beatrix Potter ' by Margaret Lane. chosen by Evelyn Gibbs. Read by Jill Balcon

Contributors

Introduced By:
Olive Shapley
Unknown:
Ruth Drew
Unknown:
Naomi Royde-Smith
Unknown:
Marion Roberts
Unknown:
Marion Roberts
Unknown:
William Squire
Unknown:
Beatrix Potter
Unknown:
Margaret Lane.
Unknown:
Evelyn Gibbs.
Read By:
Jill Balcon

Lionel Gamlin and Robert MacDermot are the Question-Masters in this inter-country contest between representative teams from girls' and boys' schools in England, Scotland. Wales, and Northern Ireland
14—International Semi-Finals
(Scotland v. Northern Ireland)
Elgin Academy for Boys, Moray v.
Bangor Collegiate School for Girls, Co. Down
Series devised by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown:
Lionel Gamlin
Unknown:
Robert MacDermot
Unknown:
Joan Clark

Rolf Boldrewood 's well-known story of Australian bush-ranging in the 1850s
Adapted as a serial for broadcasting by Rex Rienits
1—‘ Terrible Hollow '
Incidental music composed by Kenneth Pakeman played bv the Augmented BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor. Rae Jenkins
Produced by Archie Campbell

Contributors

Unknown:
Rolf Boldrewood
Broadcasting By:
Rex Rienits
Composed By:
Kenneth Pakeman
Conductor:
Rae Jenkins
Produced By:
Archie Campbell
Dick Marston:
John Bushelle
Dick Marston (as a boy):
Peter Stafford
Jim his younger brother:
Don Sharp
Ben Marston:
Edward Howell
Mrs Marston:
Gwyndolyn Stewart
Aileen her daughter:
Beryl McMillan
A prison warder:
William Collins
Mr Falkland:
Ernest Sefton
Mrs Storefleld:
Natalie Raine
George Storefleld:
Tom Lake
First stockman:
Arthur Mathers
Second stockman:
William Collins

Alec Pleon
Margery Manners
Walter Niblo
Sydney Burchall
Kathleen West
G. H. Elliott
Chairman, Rob Currie
Supported by: Billy Howard , Conn'ie Fraser Harry Loman. Sunny
Rogers Ricardo Fasquale with the BBC Revue Orchestra
Show produced and conducted by Ernest Longstaffe

Contributors

Unknown:
Alec Pleon
Unknown:
Margery Manners
Unknown:
Walter Niblo
Unknown:
Sydney Burchall
Unknown:
Kathleen West
Unknown:
G. H. Elliott
Unknown:
Rob Currie
Unknown:
Billy Howard
Unknown:
Fraser Harry Loman.
Unknown:
Rogers Ricardo Fasquale
Conducted By:
Ernest Longstaffe

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