22 April 1939

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BBC Television

Source: Radio Times April 14, 1939.

11.00-12.00 Demonstration Film
15.00 Ballet 'The Selfish Giant' 
Choreography by Joy Newton based on the story by Oscar Wilde. Music by Eric Coates. With Richard Ellis, Julia Farron, Wenda Horsburgh, Anne Spicer, Joan Leaman, Palma Nye, Margaret Dale, June Vincent (all by permission of the Vic-Wells Management), and Bernard Carter (by permission of the Master of the Lord Mayor's Boy Players). The story told by Lydia Lopokova. The BBC Television Orchestra, leader, Boris Pecker, conductor, Hyam Greenbaum. Presentation by Elizabeth Cowell
15.20-16.20 'Katharine And Petruchio' 
Being the acting version of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew prepared for his own use by David Garrick in 1754. Incidental music by James Hartley. Costumes by Elizabeth Haffenden. Cast: Petruchio- Austin Trevor, Hortensio- Alan Wheatley, Grumio- Ivor Barnard, Katharine- Margaretta Scott, Baptista- Ben Webster, Bianca- Vera Lindsay. Production by Dallas Bower
20.10 Regional Programme 
(sound only)
21.00 Cabaret 
with Murray and Mooney (comedians), Gaston Palmer (comedy juggler), Gladys and Kusserow (dancers), Una Mae Carlisle (in songs). Presentation by Harry Pringle
21.30 News Film 
Gaumont-British News
21.40 Golf 
A practical demonstration by Ernest Bradbeer, professional to the Calcot Golf Club
21.55 'The Coffin' 
(Details as Tuesday, 15.35)
22.20-22.40 News Bulletin
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