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A daily programme for women at home
Introduced by Jean Metcalfe and including:
' Guest of the Week': Peter Sellers
' More about Tortoises': a sequel to the story of the birth of a tortoise, by Ivor Noel-Hume
' Ariana and Nina': Tanya Matthews presents the portraits of two Russian women she met in Berlin.
'Round Table': Olive Shapley , Wyn Griffith , and Charles Dimont take a topical theme for their discussion-' Foolishness.'
Serial: ' The Last of Summer,' by Kate O'Brien. Abridged by Becky Cocking. Read by Mary O'Farrell

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jean Metcalfe
Unknown:
Ivor Noel-Hume
Unknown:
Olive Shapley
Unknown:
Wyn Griffith
Unknown:
Charles Dimont
Unknown:
Kate O'Brien.
Abridged By:
Becky Cocking.
Read By:
Mary O'Farrell

A programme presented mainly by under-twenties on things to read, see, and hear, including some of their own work
Introduced by John Boorman
Renée Hellman on two new books about Hollywood : ' Picture ' by Lillian Ross , which describes the filming of 'The Red Badge of Courage.' and ' From Under My Hat by Hedda Hopper
Francis Charlton on The Little World of Don Camillo ' and Don Camillo and the Prodigal Son by Giovanni Guareschi , and the film ' Don Camillo '
Some original musical compositions by under-twenties
Guest. Dilys Powell

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Boorman
Unknown:
Lillian Ross
Unknown:
Hedda Hopper
Unknown:
Francis Charlton
Unknown:
Don Camillo
Unknown:
Don Camillo
Unknown:
Giovanni Guareschi
Unknown:
Don Camillo
Unknown:
Dilys Powell

with Joan Ryan
Harry Orchid
Horace Mashford
Maudie Edwards
Jock Walker
Chairman, Rob Currie
Palace of Varieties Chorus
BBC Variety Orchestra
The show produced and conducted by Ernest Longstaffe

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Ryan
Unknown:
Harry Orchid
Unknown:
Horace Mashford
Unknown:
Maudie Edwards
Unknown:
Jock Walker
Unknown:
Rob Currie
Conducted By:
Ernest Longstaffe

by Henry Gibbs
Adapted for broadcasting by Rex Rienits
Other parts played by Rosamund Greenwood. Geoffrey Bond
Virginia Winter
Produced by Cleland Finn

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry Gibbs
Broadcasting By:
Rex Rienits
Played By:
Rosamund Greenwood.
Played By:
Geoffrey Bond
Played By:
Virginia Winter
Produced By:
Cleland Finn
John Anthrop:
James McKechnie
Tom Hylow:
Heron Carvic
Lex Anthrop:
Michael O'Halloran
A barber:
Stanley Groome
Mary:
Gabrielle Blunt
Eve Periapt:
Mary Wimbush
Simon Peters:
Charles Maunsell
Max Periapt:
Hamilton Dyce
Lily Field:
Violet Loxley
Holding:
Charles Richardson
Theo Mime:
Donald Gray
Percy Wallust:
Alan Reid
Mrs Periapt:
Janet Burnell
Toddy:
Dunean McLntyre
Charter:
Derek Hart
Boy:
Barry MacGregor
Young John:
Jeremy Spenser

Light Programme

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About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More