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After Seven Years: Catherine King, again on leave from Australia, takes a fresh look at England
Reading Your Letters: expressing the listeners' point of view
Owning a Parrot: Rosemary Meynell describes a family pet
Out of the News: two speakers take up a topic of interest
Learning to Have an Ear: Katharine Stamp describes a cure for tone deafness
Serial: ' Madam, Will You Talk? by Mary Stewart
Abridged by Edward Blishen
Read by Mary Wimbush
The eleventh of fifteen instalments
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson


Rosemary Meynell
Talk By:
Mary Stewart
Abridged By:
Edward Blishen
Read By:
Mary Wimbush
Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson

For cast list see Tuesday, 4.15
Mrs. Parsons asked Mrs. Freeman to drop the charge against her son, Jimmy. Mrs. Freeman explained that this would be impossible. He was bound over for a year. Mrs. Freeman decided that she would go on trying to help the Parsons family. Jenny told Mrs. Dale that she was expecting a baby. The whole family was very pleased and even Mrs. Morgan, who had been displeased for days, relented

by Dodie Smith
Adapted and produced by Martyn C. Webster


Dodie Smith
Produced By:
Martyn C. Webster
Charles Randolph:
Martin Lewis
Dora Randolph, his wife:
Gladys Young
Their children: Hilda Randolph:
Betty Hardy
Their children: Margory Harvey:
Molly Rankin
Their children: Cynthia Randolph:
Grizelda Hervey
Their children: Nicholas Randolph:
James McKechnle
Their grandchildren: Hugh Randolph:
Simon Lack
Their grandchildren: Gwen Harvey (Flouncy):
Beryl Calder
William Harvey (Bill):
D English
Kathleen Kenton (Scrap):
Ursula Hirst
Belle Rchlessinger:
Peggy Thorpe-Bates
Edna Randolph, Hugh's mother:
Madeleine Christie
Laurel Randolph, Hugh's wife:
Annette Kelly
Kenneth Harvey, Margery's husband:
Hugh Manning
Grace Fenning (Fenny), Dora's companion:
Marjorie Westbury
Nanny Patching, a nurse:
Courtney Hope
Gertrude, a parlourmaid:
Beatrice Gilbert

A general knowledge contest in which listeners from all over the British Isles compete for the title
' Brain of Britain '
10—South-East Scotland
Elizabeth Meldrum (Fife)
D. J. Ritchie (Edinburgh)
F. D. Hislop (Edinburgh)
James Macdonald (Dumfries)
The programme also includes
'What Do You Want to Know?' in which interesting questions sent by listeners are answered by well-known experts
The week's guest expert:
Richard Fitter
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann
Programme devised and written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan Clark


Elizabeth Meldrum
D. J. Ritchie
F. D. Hislop
James MacDonald
Richard Fitter
Franklin Engelmann
Written By:
John P. Wynn
Produced By:
Joan Clark

Bringing you the music of the BBC Show Band
Directed by Cyril Stapleton featuring
Alfred Marks and Paddle 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
Produced by John Browell


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

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