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: Concert

The " 2LO " Trio and Madame Mary Gillman (Mezzo-Soprano).


Mezzo-Soprano: Madame Mary Gillman

: Time Signal from Greenwich; Concert

"Books Worth Reading," by Jenny Wren.

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

"Punting-How Not to Do It," by Arnot Robertson.

(to 17.00)


Speaker (Books Worth Reading): Jenny Wren
Speaker (Punting-How Not to Do It): Arnot Robertson

: Children's Corner

"The Golden Goose" (Grimm) told by Harcourt Williams.

"The Merchant Adventurers and their Ships," by W.J. Bassett-Lowke.


Storyteller (The Golden Goose): Harcourt Williams
Speaker (The Merchant Adventurers and their Ships): W.J. Bassett-Lowke

: An appeal by Mr. G. E. Duveen on

behalf of the Royal Ear Hospital.


FRENCH TALK, under the auspices of L'lnstitut Francais, "La Douane." S.B. to all Stations.
Local News.

: Solo Night

by The Band of H.M. Royal Air Force
By permission of the Air Council.
Director of Music: Flight-Lieut. J. Amers

Artistes: Jack Rickards and Violet Stevens: "The Scandalmongers."

The Band
The Royal Air Force March.

The Band


Musicians: The Band of H.M. Royal Air Force
Director of Music: Flight-Lieut. J. Amers
Performer (The Scandalmongers): Jack Rickards
Performer (The Scandalmongers): Violet Stevens

: Speeches by the Hon. PETER C.

LARKIN, High Commissioner for Canada, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, The Rt. Hon. J. H. THOMAS , M.P., Secretary of State for the Colonies, and others, delivered on the occasion of the Dominion Day Dinner at the Hotel Cecil. S.B. to all Stations.


Unknown: Rt. Hon. J. H. Thomas

: Act III. of the Opera " IL SERAGLIO "

(Mozart), played by the British National Opera Company, relayed from His Majesty's Theatre, London. S.B. to all Stations.

: Close down


Announcer: J. G. Broadbent

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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.

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