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: " Russia and Her People, ' by Donald A. Gooch.

Malcolm Millard (Baritone). "Buttons,'' by Violet M. Methley. Organ music relayed from Shepherd's Bush Pavilion.

Contributors

Baritone: Malcolm Millard
Unknown: Violet M. Methley.

: CHILDREN'S STORIES

"Bimbo's Egg," by R. N. Ogle , from " The Merry-Go-Round." " Treasure Island, ' Chap. 16, Part 2, by Robert Louis Stevenson. " A Trip Round the World-Kingston."

Contributors

Unknown: R. N. Ogle
Unknown: Robert Louis

: 1st General News Bulletin and Weather Forecast

S.B. to all Stations.
G. A. Atkinson (the B.B.C. Film Critic)
"Seen on the Screen." S.B. to all Stations.
Local News.

: Highwayman Love: 2

A Romantic Light Opera in Two Acts.
S.B. to other Stations.
Book by F. R. Bell
Lyrics by Harold Ellis.
Music by W. H. Bullock
Produced and Conducted by L. Stanton Jefferies
The Augmented Wireless Orchestra

Act I. - Before the Terrace at Lovel Court near York.
A May Afternoon, 1720.
Musical Numbers:
1. Introduction and Opening Chorus
(Rustics) ..........."Fill Up the Can"
2. Ballad (Lady Level and Chorus)
*' the Legend of the Levels "
3. Song (Sir Harry) .."My Lady Disdain"
4. Duet (Sir Jeffrey and Obadiah)
"The Villains of the Piece"
5. Chorus (Girls) and Song (Isabel)
"The Fortune Shop"
6. Entrance of Grenadiers (Solo, Sergeant, and Chorus of Rustics)
"With Tootling Fifes"
7. Ensemble "The Governor's Bodyguard"
8. Song (Governor and Chorus) '
"The Governor of York"
8a. Exit of Chorus .."Come, Then, Lasses"
9. Song (O'Neill, with Isaac)
"Highwayman Love"
10. Duet (Bess and Sir Harry)
"When a Man Would Woo"
11. Song (Bess) ...."The Magic of May"
12. Chorus (Solo, Solomon)
"Lads and Lasses, Here's Frivolity"
13. Finale (Act 1.):-
(a) Song (O'NeilI and Chorus)
"The Nightbird"
(b) Recits. and Ensemble
"One Moment, Pray"
Act II.- Outside the "Lovet Arms."
Scene 1.- The Same Evening.
14. Chorus (Rustics)
"Here's a Source of Joy Ecstatical"
15. Trio (Sophy, Sergeant, Solomon)
"A Military Life"
16. Song (Governor and Grenadiers)
"Guard, Turn Out!"
17. Scena (Isabel and Chorus)
"The Little Witch"
18. Trio (Sir Jeffrey, Diggory, and Obadiah)
"Deportment"
19. Song (Sir Harry, with Bess, Isabel, and O'Neill)
"Life and Love"
20. Quartette (Bess, Lady Level, Sir Harry, O'Neill)
"Let Us Raise a Tuneful Measure"
21. Ensemble (Bess, O'Neill, Governor, Sergeant, and Chorus)
"When the Roundshot Goes a-Flying"

Contributors

Book: F.R. Bell
Lyrics: Harold Ellis
Music: W.H. Bullock
Producer/Conductor: L. Stanton Jefferies
Musicians: The Augmented Wireless Orchestra
Sir Harry Lovel, of Lovel Court: Edward Leer
Sir Jeffrey Digby, bart., his uncle/Solomon Smug, head watchman: Joseph Farrington
Major General Mannering, Governor of York (sung and spoken): Rex Burchell
Sergeant Mustard, of the Grenadier Guards/Diggory, steward at Lovel Court: Stuart Robertson
Obadiah Blunt, a notary/Old John Braddlum, host of the "Lovel Arms"/Doctor Flute, organist at York Minster: Frederick Lloyd
Gaffer Jarge, the oldest inhabitant/Dennis O'Neill, a highwayman: Reginald Herbert
Lady Lovel, Sir Harry's mother: Gladys Palmer
Bess Mannering, the Governor's daughter/Prue, a serving maid: Vivienne Chatterton
Peggy, a serving maid/Sophy, Bess's maid and Solomon's daughter: Gladys Newth
An old apple woman/Isabel, a gypsy girl: Sibyl Madden
Rustics (minxes and bumpkins) and Grenadier Guards: artists uncredited

: 2ND GENERAL NEWS BULLETIN, and WEATHER FORECAST.

SB. to all Stations.
Topical Talk. S.B. to other Stations. Local News.

: Act. II. Scene 2. Early Next Morning

22. Entr'acte and Song (Solomon)
"Witches and Watches"
23. Quintette (Sophy, Isabel, Dr. Flute, Solomon. Sergeant)
"Ring the Merry Marriage-bell"
24. Duet (Governor and Lady Level)
"Matrimony "
24a. Melodrama
25. Finale of Opera
"Highwayman Love"

: approx. C!ose down.

Announcer : J. S. Dodgspn.

Contributors

Announcer: J. S. Dodgspn.








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