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: The Children's Hour

(North. See page 53)

: The Second News

including Weather Forecast

: Northern Saints: 4 - Saint Hilda

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


Writer: Bertram Colgrave
Writer: Hilda Colgrave
Producer: Cecil McGivern
Hilda, Prioress of Whitby Monastery: Enid Cameron
Sister Mathilda: Renie Bruce
Bishop Aidan: Alan Kew
King Oswy: Charles Wilkinson
Oftfor young men: Gillie Fenwick
John young men: Norman Murphy
Bosa young men: William March
Aetla young men: William Wilson
Sister Osgyth: Bessie Catir
Sister Mildred: Iris Scoti
Elfled, daughter of Oswy (as a child): Joyce Gibbon
Elfled, daughter of Oswy (as a woman): Lucy Stone
Caedmon: Norman Richley
Sister Bega: Pat Abram
Sister Frigyth: Madge Turner

: 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.

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