OLD furniture, worked by craftsmen with inherited traditions and a real love for their craft, is a joy to behold and a constant comfort to live with, quite apart from the attraction of investing—or speculating-in it. Mr. Goodwin Smith , who has had great experience of dealing in old furniture, will give some useful advice on how to acquire it on a small purse.
THE most remarkable feature of the present JL cricket season has been the rise to the very first rank of Walter Hammond , the young Gloucester cricketer. Two years ago he first made his mark in county cricket, and in the winter of 1925-6 he did great things with the M.C.C. team in the West Indies; but last year illness kept him out of the game. This summer he went right off with a bang and beat Dr. W. G. Grace 's record by the speed with which he scored his first thousand runs. Since then he has continued his fine form, and received duo recognition by being chosen to play for England against the Rest. All followers of cricket will welcome the chance to hear him talk.
JOSEPHINE Trix (The ' Blue Skies ' Star)
HAROLD SCOTT and ELSA LANCHESTER (Old-time Music-Hall Songs)
BERNARD GRAUER (Comedy at the Piano) LAUNCELOT QUINN (Light Ballads) NICK ADAMS (Perlmutter, M.P.)
The Programme Introduced by BEN BLUE and his BAND
THIS is the second of Mr. Basil Maine's talks, in which he will, every Friday, discuss the music to be broadcast the following week. Besides being music critic to The Spectator, Mr. Maine is the author of a book of lively opinions on stage and musical matters, ' Receive It So,' published last year.
(d. August 12. 1827)
A Programme of Verse and Song arranged by Mr. A. G. B. RUSSELL
THIS programme commemorates William Blake , the mystic, poet and painter whose fame has grown steadily in the hundred years since ho died. Mr. A. G. B. Russell , the Lancaster Herald at the College of Arms, who has arranged the programme, is an expert on the writings and paintings of Blake, on which he has published several books. He arranged two recent exhibitions of Blake's works, those at the Tate Gallery and at the Burlington Fine Arts Club.
Mr. A. G. B.
Mr. A. G. B.
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