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: The Children's Hour

(North. See page 51)

: Northern Saints: 2 - Saint Aidan

A series written for radio by Bertram and Hilda Colgrave.


Writer: Bertram Colgrave
Writer: Hilda Colgrave
Producer: James R. Gregson
Aidan: Alan L Kew
Seghine, Abbot of Monastery at Iona: Thomas Rutherford
Corman, a monk: Norman Murphy
Chad, a boy: Geoffrey Bocca
Brendan, an Irish monk: Alf Simpson
Garwulf, a thane: Charles Wilkinson
King Oswald: Ernest Lyall
An Almoner: Herbert J Scott
King Oswin: Norman Richley
Monks: Eric Andrews
Monks: William Wilson
Thanes: Gillie Fenwick
Thanes: E. Balmer

: Regional Programme

Northern Bulletin for Farmers

: The Second News

including Weather Forecast and a special report from Paris on the third day of the Royal Visit.

: An Eye-Witness Account

by John Appleby, of the opening ceremony of the Grace Darling National Memorial Museum which contains her famous coble and other interesting relics.


Presenter: John Appleby

: Late News Summary

including Weather Forecast
(to 0.00)

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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