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Regional Variations (5)

The Children's Hour

Regional Programme Midland

The Children's Hour

Regional Programme London

The Children's Hour

Regional Programme Western

Scottish Children's Hour

Regional Programme Scotland

A Quarter of an hour for the Tinies
ADAM THE GAMEKEEPER will tell one of the nature stories by H. MORTIMER BATTEN
' The Thrill of Railways', No. 5, written by H. Underwood , told by THE OWL


Stories By:
H. Mortimer Batten
Written By:
H. Underwood

Conductor, T. H. MORRISON
The irrelevancy of introducing songs and dances into an otherwise straight film, as is done in what the movie-world calls a ' musical would not have astonished Purcell at all; he was used to the idea. A great deal of Purcell's incidental music to the plays of the period was written to satisfy a public whose demand for ear-tickling music in the theatre, no matter what the play, was as insatiable as it is today.
Purcell's music to The Virtuous Wife is of this order. The drama itself does not need it, nor did the dramatist call for it.


Alfred Barker
T. H. Morrison

Regional Programme Northern

About Regional Programme

Regional Programme is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 9th March 1930 and ended on the 9th September 1939. It was replaced by BBC Home Service.

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