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: Concert

The Wireless Trio, Kwazynski Francis (Solo 'Cello).
(to 12.30)


Musicians: The Wireless Trio
Cellist: Kwazynski Francis

: Women's Hour

On Bedroom Furnishings, by Mrs. Gordon Stables.

A Nursery Chat, by the House Physician of a London Hospital.


Speaker (On Bedroom Furnishings): Mrs. Gordon Stables
Speaker (A Nursery Chat): The House Physician of a London Hospital [name uncredited]

: Children's Stories

Aunt Priscilla: "How the Unicorn got its Horn", by Winifred White (aged 14).

Railway Talk, by John Hope Fellows.


Writer (How the Unicorn got its Horn): Winifred White
Speaker (Railway Talk): John Hope Fellows

: Time Signal and 1st General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations.

Local News and Weather Forecast

: Popular Fallacies

A. S. E. Ackerman, B.Sc., A.C.C.I., A.M.I.C.E.


Speaker: A. S. E. Ackerman

: The "Crotchets" Concert Party

(under the direction of Mr. Percy Lawton).
1. Opening Chorus, "The Crotchets" (Lawton)

2. Duet, "A Night in Venice" (Lucantoni)
Mary Robbie and Percy Lawton

3. Light Comedy, "I Want a Nice Young Man" (Lawton-Benwell)
Margaret Stuart

4. Song (Tenor), "Draw the Sword, Scotland"
Percy Lawton. (Blanche)

5. Humorous........ "Silly Ass".
Will Drysdale

6. Humorous Duet, "A Waltz Conversation".
Margaret Stuart and Will Drysdale

7. Grand Opera, "Railway Operatics" (Lawton)
Porter, Will Drysdale; Lady with Parrot, Mary Robbie; Lady with Fevvers, Margaret Stuart; A Clerical Gentleman, Jack Thompson; Booking Office Clerk, Percy Lawton; Orchestra and Odd Noises, Barclay Jones.


Singer: Mary Robbie
Singer: Percy Lawton
Singer: Margaret Stuart
Singer: Will Drysdale
Porter (Railway Operatics): Will Drysdale
Lady with Parrot (Railway Operatics): Mary Robbie
Lady with Fevvers (Railway Operatics): Margaret Stuart
A Clerical Gentleman (Railway Operatics): Jack Thompson
Booking Office Clerk (Railway Operatics): Percy Lawton
Orchestra and Odd Noises (Railway Operatics): Barclay Jones

: A Talk on Folk Music

Walter Ford, with illustrations by Winifred Fisher (Mezzo-Soprano), Beatrice Eveline (Solo 'Cello), and J. McCafferty (Baritone).


Speaker: Walter Ford
Mezzo-Soprano: Winifred Fisher
Cellist: Beatrice Eveline
Baritone: J. McCafferty

: Time Signal and 2nd General News Bulletin

S.B. to all Stations.

Local News and Weather Forecast

: The British Empire Cancer Campaign

The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Athlone, C.M.G., G.C.B., G.C.V.O., D.S.O.
S.B. to all Stations.


Speaker: The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Athlone

: Dance Music

by the Savoy Orpheans, playing at the Savoy Hotel.
S.B. to all Stations.


Musicians: The Savoy Orpheans

: Close down


Announcer: J. S. Dodgson

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