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: Time Signal from Big Ben; Concert

The Wireless Trio and Bessie Thompson (Soprano).
(to 14.00)


Musicians: The Wireless Trio
Soprano: Bessie Thompson

: Time Signal from Greenwich; Concert

"Books Worth Reading," by Jenny Wren.

Organ and Orchestral Music relayed from the Shepherd's Bush Pavilion.

Mrs. Gordon Stables on "Caravan Furnishings."

(to 17.00)


Speaker (Books Worth Reading): Jenny Wren
Speaker (Caravan Furnishings): Mrs. Gordon Stables

: Children's Stories

Sabo Story: "The Bridge," by E.W. Lewis.

"Treasure Island," Chap. 17, Part 1, by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Songs by Marjory Booth (Contralto).


Author (Sabo Story): E. W. Lewis
Author (Treasure Island): Robert Louis Stevenson
Contralto: Marjory Booth

: Miss May Beeman on "Alexandra Day"

(to 18.55)


Speaker: May Beeman

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

S.B. to all Stations.

Mr. C.W.J. Unwin, the famous Sweet Pea Grower, on "Sweet-Peas."
S.B. to Glasgow and Aberdeen.

Local News


Speaker (Sweet-Peas): C.W.J. Unwin

: Love Scenes From Famous Operas

S.B. to other Stations.
Percy Pitt will conduct The Augmented Wireless Orchestra
Beatrice Miranda, Gertrude Johnson, John Perry, and Horace Vincent (assisted by Gladys Palmer) will render Love Duets from the following Operas:


Musicians: The Augmented Wireless Orchestra
Conductor: Percy Pitt
Soprano: Beatrice Miranda
Soprano: Gertrude Johnson
Tenor: John Perry
Tenor: Horace Vincent
Contralto: Gladys Palmer

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

S.B. to all Stations.

Local News

Continuing the Concert, the same Artistes will sing Duets from:

Some remarks on the Stories of the Operas will be made by the Announcer: C. A. Lewis.


Announcer: C. A. Lewis

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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