THE Belgian Ardennes-those densely-wooded mountains of Southern Belgium that run from Luxemburg to the Rhine—form a holiday-ground full of attraction, and by no means overrun with the sort of people from whom one has gone abroad in order to get away. Miss Ann Kindersley is well versed in all their charms, and she is also an experienced broadcast talker-listeners will remember particularly the talk on Luxemburg, that she gave some time ago.
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Irish Folk Tunes, with a little Chat thereon by MONA LEIGH
' The Triumph of Mrs. Groggins,'
Written and told by E. M. L. ELLIOT
Genial Jemima will play selections from ' Casse-Noisette' (Tchaikovsky) and ' L'Arlesienne '
: Miss SMITH-RYLAND, ' Canada from the Women's Point of View '
THE first talk in this series describes Western
Canada from the point of view of the man who wants to work on the land. This evening Miss Smith-Ryland will, from personal experience in many parts of that vast country, review the prospects of the woman emigrant to Canada, particularly with regard to domestic work, in which direction there is almost unlimited scope.
AT the age of seventy-eight, Mr. Birrell already reposes in his niche in the hall of English letters with a security that might be envied by many writers dead this hundred years. He has been a barrister, a Professor of Law at London University, a President of the Board of Education, and a Chief Secretary for Ireland--both of which latter appointments he held during particularly troublous times; yet since first 'Obiter Dicta' was published in 1884, he has written a series of books all distinguished by their literary erudition, their sound judgment and their unfailing charm.
ESTHER COLEMAN (Contralto)
DE GROOT'S TRIO
JOHN THORNE (Baritone)
CHISHOLM SISTERS and PAUL ENGLAND
(A pot-pourri of Songs)
ERNEST HASTINGS (Entertainer)
A- HAND AT
A Sketch by L. du G.
For this broadcast of a hand of Bridge, played at ' The Nest,' Tooting, the cards will be dealt thus :—
A Mystery in Three Acts by MICHAEL HOGAN and MABEL CONSTANDUROS
The Characters, in the order of their appearance, are :
T ISTENERS will hear all the facts of the case presented in dramatic form in the first two acts; then, in order to give them an opportunity of drawing their own conclusions regarding this mysterious affair, there will be a musical interlude of five minutes before the performance of the third and last act, in which the problem is elucidated.
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