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Mabel Constanduros -The Buggins Family - Windyridge VAR46

Mabel Constanduros CD
Mabel Constanduros created the first "radio family" with her invention of The Buggins Family. Initially broadcast in 1925 and with regular broadcasts from 1928, Mabel Constanduros wrote over 250 scripts. At first she played all the speaking parts including Mrs Buggins, Grandma and the three children, but soon she was joined by Michael Hogan who played the role of father. On this CD there are 13 separate sketches, often including the cantankerous Grandma, who was at the heart of the radio progamme.
Track Listing:
Getting ready for the Holidays; At the Station; Baby and the Silk Worm;
Grandma’s Birthday Party; The Buggins Family at the Zoo; The Guide;
The Bugginses’ Family Group; Mrs Hamblett records her Vote; The Bugginses at the Seaside; Father sweeps the Chimney; Grandma and the Weather Announcer; Grandma Unlicensed;
A Trip to Brighton (recorded on the Southern Railway)
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Listen to Mabel Constanduros in an Excerpt from Grandma Unlicensed

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