07 June 1939

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BBC Television

Source: Radio Times June 2, 1939.

11.00-12.00 Demonstration Film
15.00-16.30 'The Insect Play' 
By Karel Capek, translated by Paul Selver. Freely adapted for the English stage by Nigel Playfair and Clifford Bax. Music by Frederic Austin. Choreography by Andree Howard. Costumes designed by Hugh Stevenson. Settings designed by Malcolm Baker-Smith. Cast: The Lepidopterist - Wilfred Grantham, The Tramp - Edmund Willard, The Chrysalis - Pamela Standish, Mr. Beetle - Frank Birch, Mrs. Beetle - Maire O'Neill, Robber Beetle - Charles Peters, The Ichneumon Fly - Rupert Bruce. The BBC Television Orchestra. Leader, Boris Pecker. Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum. Production by Stephen Thomas. This programme will be repeated on Monday, June 12
20.00 National Programme 
(sound only)
21.00 Rough Island Story 
No. 2 — 'Towns and Trades'. The Hon. Harold Nicolson, M.P., and J. F. Horrabin continue their collaboration and bring the history of the British Isles up to 1500, with illustrations by Pearl Binder. Presentation by Mary Adams
21.25 Cartoon Film  
Service Station
21.30 'Moonlight 'N' Everything' 
Charles Heslop in a June Evening's Entertainment, with Patricia Burke, Edward Cooper, Eric Christmas, Patricia Leonard, Graham Payn, Sepha Treble. At the pianos, Roy Ellis and Dennis van Thal. Production by Reginald Smith. This programme will be repeated on Wednesday, June 28
22.05 News Film 
Gaumont-British News
22.15-22.30 'Foundations Of Cookery' 
Marcel Boulestin
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