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The Station Trio: Frank Thomas (Violin), Frank Whitnall (Violoncello), Vera McComb Thomas (Pianoforte)

Elias and the Mushrooms
A Play in One Act by Shirland Quin.
The action takes place in the kitchen of the Powys's farm, up in the Welsh hills. Elias Powys, a sandy-haired, vehement little man in the fifties, is busily stirring a pot that hangs over the fire in the spacious kitchen of his farm. His mother, Mary Powys, whose age is so great that many have left off trying to remember what it is, sits in a chair beside him. She is knitting a long and amazingly thick stocking. Elias speaks.


Frank Thomas
Frank Whitnall
Vera McComb Thomas
Author (Elias and the Mushrooms):
Shirland Quin
Elias Powys (A Farmer):
J. Eddie Parry
Mary Powys (His Mother):
Nan Porter
Glyn Powys (His Son):
J. Maldwyn Thomas
Gwynneth Powys (His Daughter):
Mary MacDonald Taylor
Parry Pritchard (A Neighbouring Farmer):
Jacque Thomas

Joe Hayman, the Jewish Entertainer (assisted by Mildred Franklin) in Comedy Sketches
Hayman and Franklin are perhaps the cleverest Hebrew pair now appearing on the music-hall stage. Without casting ridicule on the Jewish faith or in any way straining after effect, they produce an act worthy of the reputation that Joe Hayman has made for himself with his famous 'Cohen' records. They have quite recently broadcast from London, but this week's tour-in the course of which they visited Glasgow yesterday and will be heard from Manchester to-morrow, Birmingham on Thursday, Belfast on Friday, and Aberdeen on Saturday-will be their first introduction to many listeners, although they are established favourites with the broadcast public of the United States.


Joe Hayman
Assisted by:
Mildred Franklin

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