Radio: Fun in Britain

Last week BBC finally decided that talk was not enough to keep British listeners amused. This week, for the first time in its history, it will introduce a cash-prize contest, on which it will offer £100 each month to the listeners who make high scores in identifying such sounds as those made in games of cricket, croquet, golf. Listeners will mail guesses with twopence-halfpenny stamps, and BBC expects to collect £2,500 a month for the Red Cross Penny a Week Fund.

Typical bit of BBC whimsey which will be aired on the show: three actors will stand before a mike talking while...

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