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Wimbledon and Henley
Between 2.0 and 5.15 there will be running commentaries on the Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, described by Colonel R. H. BRAND and Captain H. B. T. WAKELAM
Listeners will also be taken over to Henley Regatta during the course of the afternoon. The times of the broadcasts from Henley, and particulars of the races that it is hoped to broadcast,
/ will be announced at 2.0.
(Copyright. See notice on page 69)
Tennis enthusiasts must not mind interruptions in the commentary on the Wimbledon Finals this afternoon-interruptions which will be made to give rowing enthusiasts a chance to hear how the Finals are going on at Henley. At 2 p.m. or as soon after as possible, the times and events to be broadcast from Henley will be announced. It is probable that these will be the Grand Challenge Cup (for international eights); the Ladies' Plate (for eights from public schools and Universities) ; the Stewards' Challenge Cup (for fours) ; and the Diamond Sculls.
The commentator will be in a position at the finish of the course by the stewards' box, and he will be able to see past the famous Phyllis Court all the way down the course to the ' distance signals '. Listeners should be able to hear the ripple of cheering coming up the course with the boats.
After each event, they will be taken back to Wimbledon. This was the one way this year to broadcast something of Henley Regatta-the Royal Ascot of rowing which is being broadcast for the first time.


Unknown: Colonel R. H. Brand
Unknown: Captain H. B. T. Wakelam
Unknown: Phyllis Court

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