24 May 1939

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BBC Television

Source: Radio Times May 19, 1939.

11.00-12.00 Demonstration Film
14.30 The Derby 
televised direct from Epsom, with commentaries by F. H. Grisewood and Thomas Woodrooffe
15.10 Cabaret 
with Naunton Wayne (compere), Popeye the Sailor (Billy Costello), Simpson's 'Humanettes' (novelty puppets), The Bavera Trio (skaters), The Griffith Bros, and Miss Lutie with their wonder horse Pogo. Presentation by Harry Pringle
15.40 Cartoon Film 
15.45-16.00 Vanity Fair 
Bettie Cameron Smail will discuss inexpensive modern dress fabrics for the home dressmaker, with diagrams and illustrations. Presentation by Andrew Miller Jones
20.00 A Message To The Empire 
by HIS MAJESTY THE KING. From Winnipeg (sound only)
20.15 National Programme 
(sound only)
21.00-22.30 'The Great Adventure' 
by Arnold Bennett. Ilam Carve - D.A. Clarke-Smith, Albert Shawn - Frank Snell, Dr. Pascoe - Hubert Leslie, Edward Horning - Don Gemmell, Janet Cannot - Marda Vanne, Cyrus Carve - Aubrey Dexter, A Page - Edward Orchard, Father Looe - Eugene Leahy, Honoria Looe - Millicent Wolf, Peter Horning - Leonard Sachs, Ebag - Abraham Sofaer, John Shawn - Don Gemmell, James Shawn - Leonard Sachs, Mrs. Albert Shawn - Renee de Vaux, Lord Leonard Alcar - Felix Aylmer, Texel - Finlay Currie, A Servant - Frank Snell. Production by Jan Bussell. This programme will be repeated on Tuesday, May 30
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