15 August 1939

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BBC Television

Source: Radio Times August 11, 1939.

11.00-12.00 Demonstration Film
15.00 'Plain Jane' 
An opera in one act. The words by A. P. Herbert. The music by Richard Austin. With George Baker, Constance Willis, Gwen Catley, Geoffrey Dunn, Ann Gee, Therese Langfield. The BBC Television Orchestra. Leader, Boris Pecker. Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum. Production by Stephen Thomas
15.25 News Film 
Gaumont-British News
15.35-16.00 'Love-In Twenty Lessons' 
A very light comedy in one act, by Delano Ames. Cast: Marie - Jennifer Leigh, Allen Grey - Jack Melford, Mrs. Coulton - Molly Hartley Milburn, Elisabeth - Anna Konstam, Jane - Jane Barrett, A musician - Jacques Brown, A cafe proprietor - Leo de Pokorny. Scene 1—The sitting-room in Mrs. Coulton's house in Vezier, a resort in the Pyrenees. Afternoon. Scene 2—Outside a cafe in St. Roche—twenty lessons later. Late afternoon. Production by Eric Fawcett
20.00 National Programme 
(sound only)
21.00 'The Disorderly Room' 
and Cabaret. (Details as Monday, 15.00)
21.30 'Vanity Fair' 
Bettie Cameron Smail, on her return from Paris, describes the trend of autumn fashions. Presentation by Andrew Miller Jones
21.55 Speaking Personally 
L. W. Brockington, K.C., LL.D., Chairman of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
22.00 Cartoon Film 
China Plate
22.05-22.30 'Bee Double Sharp' 
Another musical bee under the chairmanship of Dr. Sydney Northcote. Presentation by Philip Bate
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