12 June 1939

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BBC Television

Source: Radio Times June 9, 1939.

11.00-12.00 Demonstration Film
15.00-16.00 'Good Morning, Bill' 
Peter Haddon in a comedy by P. G. Wodehouse. Cast: Bill - Peter Haddon, Lord Tidmouth - Michael Shepley, Sir Hugo Drake - Brefni O'Rorke. Production by Royston Morley.
20.00 National Programme 
(sound only)
21.00 News Film 
Gaumont-British News
21.10-22.40 '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.
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