05 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
15.00-16.45 'The Pelican' 
A drama by F. Tennyson Jesse and H. M. Harwood. Cast: General Sir John Heriot, Bart. - Athole Stewart ; Lady Heriot - Mabel Terry Lewis ; Hermione Blundell - Joyce Kennedy ; Beadon, the butler - Stafford Hilliard ; Marcus Heriot - James Raglan ; Charles Cheriton - Eric Portman ; Wanda Heriot, Marcus's wife - Mary Hinton ; Anna, Wanda's servant - Agnes Lauchlan ; Paul Lauzan - Austin Trevor ; Robin - Derek Elphinstone ; Shaw, Sir John's valet - Arthur Goullet. Production by Lanham Titcheher
20.00 Regional Programme 
(sound only)
20.47(app.) Interval
21.00 News Film 
Gaumont-British News
21.10-22.25 'Knock, Or The Triumph Of Medicine' 
A comedy by Jules Romains, translated into English by Harley Granville Barker. Cast: Doctor Knock - Marius Goring, Doctor Parpalaid - Morris Harvey, Mme. Parpalaid - Marjorie Bryce, M. Bernard, a schoolmaster - J. Sebastian Smith, M. Mousquet, a chemist - Lawrence Hanray, A farmer's wife - Amy Veness, Mme. Pons, a rich widow - Helen Haye, Mme. Reiny - Elizabeth Maude, Scipio, a servant - Stuart Latham, A nurse - Freda Bamford, Two countrymen; Archie Harradine, Hugh Griffith. The action takes place in a small French country town at the present day. The settings designed by Barry Learoyd. Adapted for television and produced by Eric Crozier. To be repeated on September 15
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