CECIL DANCE BAND, from the Hotel Cecil
A BRIDGE HAND
Played by Lady OXFORD AND ASQUITH, Mr. HUGH ELLIOT ,
Lady COWLEY and Another.
(Relayed from The Wharf, Sutton Courtenay. )
A N actual hand of auction bridge will be relayed tonight from The Wharf, Button Courtenay , the country home of the Earl of Oxford and Asquith, which, every week-end, is the scene of sonic of the finest bridge of the day. The hand in question is to be selected from a rubber illustrating first-class play.
This novel broadcast is introduced by the B.B.C. in co-operation with the Evening Standard and the Daily Express. The opening hand of the rubber is given below. The result of the bidding and the piny in this hand will be announced in the Evening Standard on Friday. June 3 (the day on which this issue of THE RADIO TIMES is published), and again in the Daily Express on Saturday, June 4. The rubber will be continued in the Evening Standard on June 4. as well as in the Sunday Express on June 5—so that listeners will know Low it has progressed up to the point from which at 10.15 this evening (Monday, June 6) it will be concluded.
Play will be under the ' majority calling ' system, which may shortly be III general practice in this country. Listeners are invited to make up fours at home or at their clubs. ready to follow events card by card. Cards already dealt, as indicated in the newspapers, or. failing this, sorted into suits ready for quick distribution, shduld be available when the broadcast begins.
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