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: The Children's Hour

(North. See page 39)

: The Second News

including Weather Forecast

: Northern Saints: 3 - Saint Cuthbert

A series of plays written for radio by Bertram and Hilda Colgrave.


Writer: Bertram Colgrave
Writer: Hilda Colgrave
Producer: Olive Shapley
Wiglaf boy: John McCormack
Wiglaf boy: Pete Irvin
Wiglaf boy: Shirley Thomson
Ingeld boy: John McCormack
Ingeld boy: Pete Irvin
Ingeld boy: Shirley Thomson
Cuthbert (as a boy): Geoffrey Bocca
Cuthbert (as a man): Eric Andrews
Edwin monk: Norman Murphy
Edwin monk: Neville Veitch
Sibba monk: Norman Murphy
Sibba monk: Neville Veitch
Boisil, Prior of Melrose Monastery: Norman Richley
Old monk: Ernest Lyall
Young monk: William Wilson
Ecgfrith, King of Northumbria: Thomas Rutherford
Bishop Trumwine: Herbert J. Scott
Abbot: Kendrew Milson

: The Newcastle String Players


Musicians: The Newcastle String Players
Leader: Hermann McLeod
Conductor: Leslie Russell
Solo Pianoforte: Elsie Winstanley

: Late News Summary

including Weather Forecast
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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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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