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South Africa v. England: third day Commentaries by Rex Alston , Ian Balfour , Charles Fortune , James Hattle , and Dave Brewin
From the Crusaders Ground,
Port Elizabeth
(A relay of the South African Broadcasting Corporation's transmission)


Rex Alston
Ian Balfour
Charles Fortune
James Hattle
Dave Brewin

Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday: Ann Hardy helps to ensure that your efforts will be successful
Out of the News: two speakers take up a topic of interest
The Way I Relax: Evelyn Laye describes the method she practises
Reading Your Letters: expressing the listeners' point of view
Views of Marriage: I - Professor R. H. Graveson considers a century of change in the legal status of married women. See page 57
Serial: 'To Have and To Hold' by Barbara Goolden
Abridged by Honor Wyatt
Read by Mary O'Farrell
The sixth of ten instalments
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson


Ann Hardy
Evelyn Laye
R. H. Graveson
Barbara Goolden
Read By:
Mary O'Farrell
Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson

Script by Jonquil Antony
(Continued in next column)
Ivor asked Joanna to let him tell his parents about their engagement, and she agreed that he should. Ivor's parents came down to London and were horrified when they discovered that Ivor was engaged to Joanna. They refused to see her. Renee accidentally told Mrs. Morgan why Dotty borrowed the four pounds from her. Janet and Joanna moved into their flat.


Script By:
Jonquil Antony
Mrs Dale:
Ellis Powell
Dr Dale:
James Dale
Bob Dale:
Leslie Heritage
Sally Lane:
Margaret Ward
Mrs Freeman:
Dorothy Lane
Mrs Morgan:
Grace Allardyce
Miriam Dale:
Brenda Dunrich
Jenny Dale:
Julia Braddock
Gwen Owen:
Aline Waites
Mr Owen:
Kenneth Evans
Mrs Owen:
Hilda Bayley
Richard Fulton:
Norman Chidgey
Robert Webber
Mrs Mountford:
Violet Gould
Miss Marehbanks:
Harriet Petworth
Dotty Cook:
Joan Duan
Dr Meredith:
William Fox
Isabel Fielding:
Thea Wells
Andrea di Pino:
Robert Rietty
Tarina di Pino:
Rita Staines
Mr Pearson:
Robert Sansom
Mrs Pearson:
Kathleen Helme

by Edmund Morris
Adapted for radio by Cynthia Pughe in collaboration with the author
Characters in order of speaking:
Harmonica played by Sydney Shaw
Produced by David H. Godfrey


Cynthia Pughe
Played By:
Sydney Shaw
Produced By:
David H. Godfrey
Clara Dennison:
Joan Miller
Bessie Bockser:
Bessie Love
Lon (Pop) Dennison:
Finlay Currie
Ed Mason:
Alan Tilvern
Susan Dennison:
Dorothy Bromiley
Sam Yaeger:
Fred Johnson
Glenn Dennison:
Harold Ayer
Floyd Dennison:
MacDonald Parke
Janey Stewart:
Maureen Beck
Mr Forsythe:
Brian Haines

A general knowledge contest in which listeners from all over the British Isles compete for the title "Brain of Britain".

Mrs. Gwen Baker (Yorkshire)
Donald W. Boydell (Lancashire)
Michael Argles (Cheshire)
Geoffrey Hutton (Yorkshire)

The programme also includes
"What Do You Want To Know?" in which interesting questions sent by listeners are answered by well-known experts.
This week's guest expert:
Professor Tolansky, D.Sc., F.R.S.
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann

(BBC recording)


Mrs. Gwen Baker
Donald W. Boydell
Michael Argles
Geoffrey Hutton
Guest Expert:
Professor Tolansky, D.Sc., F.R.S.
Franklin Engelmann
John P. Wynn
Joan Clark

Bringing you the music of the BBC Show Band
Directed by Cyril Stapleton featuring
Alfred Marks
Paddie O'Neil
The Stargazers, Harold Smart
Bert Weedon , Dennis Wilson
The Show Band Singers Directed by Cliff Adams and Matt Monro
Script by Dick Vosburgh and Brad Ashton
Production by John BroweU


Directed By:
Cyril Stapleton
Alfred Marks
Paddie O'Neil
Harold Smart
Bert Weedon
Dennis Wilson
Directed By:
Cliff Adams
Directed By:
Matt Monro
Script By:
Dick Vosburgh
Script By:
Brad Ashton
Production By:
John Broweu

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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