04 September 1939

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BBC Television

Source: Radio Times September 1, 1939.

This was the planned schedule for this day, but no Television was broadcast after September 1st., 1939, until after the war ended in 1946

11.00-12.00 Demonstration Film
15.00-16.15 'A Cup Of Happiness' 
Leon M. Lion in a Devonshire comedy by Eden Phillpotts. Cast: Mrs. Bessie Veryard of Willowbrook Farm - Amy Veness, Adam Veryard, her elder son - Roger Livesey, Tom Veryard, her younger son - Lewis Stringer, Rose Veryard, her daughter - Janet Johnson (by permission of Messrs. Payne-Jennings and Killick), Tobias Gigg, her head man - Leon M. Lion, Milly Venn, her dairymaid - Winifred Hindle (by permission of Gilbert Miller and Jack Buchanan), Tod Bartlett, her huckster - John Boxer, Willie Yaw, a wise woman - Margaret Nicholls, Jonathan Berry, late huntsman of the East Devon Foxhounds - Gilbert Davis, Jemima Didham, dairymaid at Hedge Barton Farm - Kay Bannerman. The acdon takes place during high summer on Willowbrook Farm at High Holberton, Devon. Settings by Barry Learoyd. Production by Michael Barry
20.00 National Programme 
(sound only)
21.00 Beatrice Lillie 
At the piano, Sam Walsh
21.10 Speaking Personally 
Dr. Edvard Benes will face the television cameras for the first time
21.20 News Film 
British Movietonews
21.30 'Waiting For A Lady' 
With Seymour Hicks
21.50 'Nancy's Puppets' 
Presented by Nancy Worsfold and Elspeth Holland, accompanied on the recorder by Marjorie Gabain in Pyramus and Thisbe from A Midsummer-Night's Dream
22.05 Cartoon Film 
The Grasshopper and the Ants
22.10-22.20 Picture Stories 
Love in Tonga, and The Seventh Man, two picture stories by Robert Gibbings
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