IN these talks Sir Ernest Gray , the distinguished educationist and ex-President of the National
Union of Teachers, is explaining the historic mechanism by which our laws are made. Parliament is, of course, the prime law-giver, and the way in which it camo to be so is the subject of the talk today.
' Let's Go Round the World,' II
THIS week Mr. Clifford Collinson continues his journey round tho world.
Schoolchildren and others who are listening to these talks will find at the end of them that they have learnt a lot of geography in a singularly enjoyable way.
To the present generation ' The Pilgrim's
Progress ' is apt to seem a grim, forbidding book, the relic of an age when people read the Bible and knew Foxe's ' Book of Martyrs ' by heart. But anyone who has the courage to read it will find that it is indeed a companionable book ; one of those stories in which you follow one character—Christian—through a series of adventures and tribulations, and feel a real affection for him at the end. Quite apart from its quality as the epic of Puritan religion, ' The Pilgrim's Progress' is as human a story as any of those of which Professor Gordon has talked.
IN her broadcast today Miss Royde-Smith will pivo the report on Competition V an! the announcement of Competition VI. The subject and rules of this competition will be published in next week's Radio Times, which appears today (May 13)
FLORA MANN , NORMAN STONE , NELLIE CARSON , NORMAN NOTLEY , LILIAN BERGER ,CUTHBERT KELLEY
THE English Singers have just returned to this country after a phenomenally successful tour in the United States. America prodtices singers like The Revellers, who are probably unrivalled in their singing of syncopated songs, but They have no one to compare with The
English Singers in the singing of Madrigals, Folk. Songs, and the like, which call for finished artistry both in conception end performance. This English invasion of America was wholly successful, and we are glad that tho first public performance of the Singers after their return-like the farewell on October 6, before they went—will be broadcast from The London Station.
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