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A ' personal call' to the film city to hear words and music from
Edmund Purdom
Jane Powell
Gene Kelly
Marge and Gower Champion
Vic Damone and Xavier Cugat and his Orchestra
Presented by Desmond Carrington
4 Carrington-Hale Production.

Contributors

Unknown:
Edmund Purdom
Unknown:
Jane Powell
Unknown:
Gene Kelly
Unknown:
Vic Damone
Unknown:
Xavier Cugat
Presented By:
Desmond Carrington

Percy Edgar
Introduces a programme of old favourites sung by people of . Bristol, with musical accompaniment by Dudley Savage
Conductor, Ernest W. Goss
Barbara Sumner (soprano)
The songs for this broadcast have been chosen by old people of the city, some of whom. join in the singing
Produced by Brenda Hamilton
From the BBC Theatre. Bristol

Contributors

Introduces:
Percy Edgar
Conductor:
Ernest W. Goss
Soprano:
Barbara Sumner
Produced By:
Brenda Hamilton

A talk by Ben Duncan
No money and no dinner-iacket might give a man two good Reasons for declining an invitation to a debutantes' dance. But Ben Duncan comes from New Mexico, where good reasons aren't quite good enough. He accepted with pleasure, prepared with gay abandon, faltered on the threshold, and in the end, as he says, ' really enjoyed myself.*

Contributors

Talk By:
Ben Duncan
Unknown:
Ben Duncan

from the National Radio Show at Earls Court with Margery Manners
Harry Mooney
Bertha Willmott
George Betton
Harry Mooney and Victor King
Chairman, Rob Currie
Palace of Varieties Chorus and the BBC Revue Orchestra
The show produced and conducted by Ernest Longstaffe
See page 6

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Mooney
Unknown:
Bertha Willmott
Unknown:
George Betton
Unknown:
Harry Mooney
Unknown:
Rob Currie
Conducted By:
Ernest Longstaffe

by Warwick Deeping
Adapted byBetty Stafford Robinson
Conclusion-' Defeat and Victory '
Other parts played by Audrey Mendes and Douglas Hayes
Produced by Ayton Whitaker

Contributors

Unknown:
Warwick Deeping
Adapted By:
Betty Stafford Robinson
Played By:
Audrey Mendes
Played By:
Douglas Hayes
Produced By:
Ayton Whitaker
Mrs Loosely:
Eileen Thorndike
Whitehead:
Wyndham Milligan
Josiah Crabbe:
Arthur Ridley
Jess Mascall:
Olive Gregg
John Wolfe:
Roger Delgado
Mrs Mascall:
Elsa Palmer
Mrs Brandon:
Antoinette Cellier
Crump:
Harry Lockwood West
Rev Robert Fleming:
John Nugent Hayward
Jasper Turrell:
Richard George
Adam Grinch:
Ian Sadler

from the National Radio Show at Earls Court
The BBC Show Band directed by Cyril Stapleton welcomes Jon Pertwee and a return visit by Ray Burns
with Rikki Fulton, The Stargazers, Harold Smart, Bert Weedon, Dennis Wilson, The Show Band Singers and Janie Marden
Production by Leonard Trebilco
J. C. Hutton writes on page 9

Contributors

Musicians:
The BBC Show Band
Directed by:
Cyril Stapleton
Comedian:
Jon Pertwee
Singer:
Ray Burns
Comedian:
Rikki Fulton
Musician:
Harold Smart
Musician:
Bert Weedon
Musician:
Dennis Wilson
[Actress]:
Janie Marden
Production by:
Leonard Trebilco

Real stories from official records
Introduced by Captain Athelstan Popkess , Chief Constable of City Police in a large Midland city
2 — ' The Impossible Browns'
A frightened small boy put through a call for help to a Police Station-Mum and Dad were fighting. When the Constable came to the rescue, he found that it was the Impossible Browns again.....
Why these calls came to the Police and what the Police did is told by Captain Popkess. But what happened next comes from official records in the central or local government offices and is told by the man or woman who took the case over from the Police. In this programme he is a local government Children's Officer. There are no actors in these programmes anal only names and minor details of the stories have been changed to avoid identification.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Captain Athelstan Popkess

Light Programme

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