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: Time Signal from Greenwich; The Wireless Trio

"The Letters of O Toyo, a Japanese Schoolgirl," by C. Romanne James.

Hilda Searle (Soprano).

"A Chat on Cheques," by Graham Squiers

(to 17.00)


Speaker (The Letters of O Toyo, a Japanese Schoolgirl): C. Romanne James
Soprano: Hilda Searle
Speaker (A Chat on Cheques): Graham Squiers

: Children's Stories

"The Princess on the Glass Hill," Part 4, by Andrew Lang.

Musical Talk by Auntie Hilda and Uncle Humpty Dumpty: "Pip a-Marketing."

L.G.M. of the Daily Mail: "Fish as Parents."


Author (The Princess on the Glass Hill): Andrew Lang
Speaker/Musician: Auntie Hilda
Speaker/Musician: Uncle Humpty Dumpty [Kenneth Wright]
Speaker (Fish as Parents): L.G. M. of the Daily Mail [Leslie G. Mainland]

: Boy Scouts' and Girl Guides' News

Potted Games, by the 2nd Royal Eltham Boy Scout Troop.

(to 18.55)

: Time Signal from Big Ben, 1st General News Bulletin and Weather Forecast

S.B. to all Stations.

Talk by The Radio Society of Great Britain
S.B. to all Stations.

Mr. H.E. Powell-Jones on "Uruguay."
S.B. to other Stations.

Local News


Speaker (Uruguay): H.E. Powell-Jones

: Programme of Light Orchestral Suites by Living British Composers

Spencer Thomas (Tenor), Violet and Amy Coburn (Duettists), Louis Hertel (Entertainer)
The Wireless Orchestra
Conducted by Dan Godfrey, Junr.

8.0 The Orchestra


Tenor: Spencer Thomas
Singer: Violet Coburn
Singer: Amy Coburn
Entertainer: Louis Hertel
Musicians: The Wireless Orchestra
Conductor: Dan Godfrey, Junr.

: Time Signal from Greenwich, 2nd General News Bulletin and Weather Forecast

S.B. to all Stations.

Mr. Allen S. Walker on "Rochester Cathedral and Castle."
S.B. to other Stations.

Local News


Speaker (Rochester Cathedral and Castle): Allen S. Walker

: Close down


Announcer: J. S. Dodgson

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