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A daily programme for women at home
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson and including
Guest of the Week: Kenneth
' Travelling with a Dog ' : the first of a short series about dogs on holiday by a veterinary surgeon
' Threadworms and Tapeworms by a doctor
' Flower Show': advice by Mary Wilkey , who describes herself as ' an inveterate though not always successful exhibitor '
Serial: ' Karen,' by Marie Killilea. Abridged by Michael Bell. Read by Peggy Hassard


Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson
Mary Wilkey
Marie Killilea.
Abridged By:
Michael Bell.
Read By:
Peggy Hassard

A magazine of open-air activity presented for family listening by members of the Younger Generation
This week's compere:
Margaret Jackson of the Girl Guides Association
Come Canoeing
John Morgan camps out with some young canoeists by the River Tamar at Gunnislake in Cornwall and learns how to build a boat and shoot a rapid
Weather or Not
Parade's amateur weather prophet matches his wits against an expert from the Meteorological Office in the first heat of a new forecasting competition
(Continued in next column)
Raising the Rafters
Songs by the Welsh League of Youth
Open Air Quiz
A knock-out contest in outdoor knowledge for the championship of the British Isles, with an open question, set from his experiences in the Caribbean jungle, by cattle-rancher Ross Salmon
Heat 4: North West of England v. Northern Ireland
Question-Master, Jack House


Margaret Jackson
River Tamar

with Pearl Hackney Marjorie Westbury
Deryck Guyler Peter Hawkins
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Script by Eric Barker
Produced by Charles Maxwell


Pearl Hackney
Marjorie Westbury
Deryck Guyler
Peter Hawkins
Harry Rabinowitz
Script By:
Eric Barker
Produced By:
Charles Maxwell

for Canada Day
A specially arranged contest between a team of boys and girls in Canada and a team of boys and girls in England
The schools representing these countries are:
The Forest Hill
Village Collegiate Institute of Toronto, Canada v.
Harrow County School for Girls and Harrow County School for Boys
The Question-Masters:
In Canada, Reid Forsee
In England, John Ellison
The questions set by Tom Williams in collaboration with the CBC
Programme produced in Toronto by Monteith Fotheringham and in London by Joan Clark


Reid Forsee
John Ellison
Tom Williams
Monteith Fotheringham
Joan Clark

by Joseph Schull
Adapted for broadcasting by Cynthia Pughe
Principal characters:
(Continued in next column)
Other parts played by: Frank Tickle. John Cazabon Tony Quinn , Mavis Villiers
Gwen Day Burroughs and Macdonald Parke
Produced by Ayton Whitaker


Joseph Schull
Broadcasting By:
Cynthia Pughe
Played By:
Frank Tickle.
Played By:
John Cazabon
Played By:
Tony Quinn
Played By:
Mavis Villiers
Gwen Day Burroughs
MacDonald Parke
Produced By:
Ayton Whitaker
Captain John Mason:
Norman Claridge
Prudence Mason (as a child andwoman):
Marjorie Westbury
Richard Mason, her brother:
Christopher Langley
Catherine Patenaude, their governess:
Olive Gregg
Edward Mason:
Donald Biseet
Mr Ovrum, a detective:
Edward Lexy
Philip Graves (alias Porter):
Bernard Braden
P C Weathers, of the Canadian Police:
Alan Keith
Inspector Manley, of the Canadian Police:
Stanley Maxted

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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