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Performed by the Station Repertory Players
Presented by Victor Smythe
Stage Manager, D. E. Ormerod
Relayed from the Manchester Wireless Exhibition at the City Hall
Interludes by PAT RYAN 'S ORCHESTRA

ORCHESTRA

'THE S.O.S. ANNOUNCEMENT'
By Reece Evans.
(Request Performance)
Scene: The Hampsons' drawing-room in a London suburb. They are of the upper-middle class; he is sixty, she fifty-four years of age, both of medium build. They are sitting by the fire, listening to the wireless programme. Mr. Hampson is smoking a pipe and has the evening paper over his knees. Mrs. Hampson is quietly darning stockings, and Mr. Hampson, in turning the pages of his newspaper, disturbs his wife.

ORCHESTRA

'STALEMATE '
An Example of the Modern Crook or Mystery Play - .
By Harold Simpson and Morris Harvey
Cast:
Scene: An obscure corner of a dining-room in an hotel. At one table, the girl, wearing a valuable pearl necklace: at another, opposite, the young man, finishing his dinner.

ORCHESTRA

'THE PLAY'S THE THING'
An Old-Fashioned Farce in a New-Fashioned Manner
By Harold Simpson and Morris Harvey
Cast:
As Shakespeare said, 'The Play's the Thing.' Nowadays most theatres give too much scenery and too little play. We are going to give you a play without scenery, without furniture, in fact without anything of any kind except the play itself.

Contributors

Presented By:
Victor Smythe
Unknown:
D. E. Ormerod
Unknown:
Pat Ryan

2ZY Manchester

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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