BBC Scotland announcers

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BBC Scotland announcers

It is not true, as some have suggested, that women did not take their turns at announcing.  In Mar 1933 reference is made to Mrs MacQueen announcing. However, it is possible that women were not allowed to read the news.

Date Name Source Subsequently
1926-32 Martyn Webster Chief Announcer. Edinburgh Evening News, 7 Jul 1932; 5. HO variety & vaudeville productions
1932-?? George Gordon Edinburgh Evening News, 7 Jul 1932; 5.
1933 - ? Kemball Johnston BBC WAC R13/369/2, 29 Mar 1933
circa 1933

Douglas Moodie

BBC WAC R13/369/2, 29 Nov 1933
circa 1933 Robert Russell BBC WAC R13/369/2, 29 Nov 1933

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