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: (Daventry only) TIME SIGNAL,




: Louis LEVY and his ORCHESTRA

From the Shepherd's Bush Pavilion

: MR. Divine: 'A very good shillingsworth'

THERE are many ways of travelling
for nothing, so long as one does not got founds out; but to travel nearly a hundred miles in a day for' a perfectly lawful shilling is rather a feat. Mr. Divina achieved it by means of a shilling all-day ticket on the London trams, and the amusing page of that crowded day forms the subject of his talk this afternoon.
5.0 (Daventry only) MISS KENNEDY
BELL : ' Taking the Honey Harvest'


Angling for Anglers in which the Wicked Uncle and certain others will demonstrate the most successful (?) methods of enjoying this pastime


Sonatas for Two Violins
Played by Cecil Bouvalot and Dorothy Churton

: D. A. Ross : ' Why Prices Rise and Fall '

THE mysteries of finance are becoming increasingly important to the man in the street, as he sees international waves of inflation or deflation, high or low prices, sweeping over the world ; but that does not make them any easier to understand. This evening Mr. D. A. Ross , who will be remembered for his previous broadcasts, will give the first of three simple talks designed to make the workings of high finance comprehensible to the ordinary man. *


EDA BENNIE (Soprano)
THE Welsh Rhapsody (written for the Cardiff Musical Festival of 1904) is woven without seam, but has four pretty definite sections, a little like those of a Symphony, and each of them grows out of some famous old Welsh melody or melodies.
The FIRST (a stately one) is based on ' Loudly Proclaim.'
The SECOND (a skittish one) is made out of ' Hunting the Hare' and 'The Bells of Aberdovey.'
The THIRD (a tender one) brings in ' David of the White Rock.'
Tho FOURTH (a march-like Finale) uses the famous ' Men of Harleeh.'
Pustore) is a short ' Music
Drama ' (Mozart's own title) in two Acts. It is an early work, written, when Mozart was Director of Music to the Archbishop of Salzburg, for the celebrations which were arranged when the Archduke Maximilian (the younger brother of Marie Antoinette ) paid the Archbishop a visit.
The music, in its quiet expressive-ness, beautifully fits the spirit of this . charming love song.
THE so-called Hymn ' was the song of the Queen of Shemakha, in which she made love to foolish old King Dodon. He had gone out to fight her, for she was coming to invade his kingdom ; but instead he was conquered by her charm.

: Kaleidoscope

A Rhythm, representing the Life of a Man from Cradle to Grave by Lance Sieveking


Writer: Lance Sieveking
The Man: Philip Cunningham
The Child: Peter Ducalion
The Voice of Good: John Reeve
The Voice of Evil: Henry Oscar
The Mother: Lilian Harrison
The Girl/The Wife: Hermione Gingold
Woman: Nadine March
The Friend/Employer: Herbert Lugg
Boatman, Porter, Barman, Waiter and other Voices: John Rorke
Mezzo-soprano: Helen Alston
Tenor: Henry Wendon
Baritone: Sinclair Logan
Character Singer: John Rorke
Pianist: Cecil Dixon
Musicians: The Parkington Quintet
Singers: The Wireless Chorus
Chorus Master: Stanford Robinson
Musicians: Jack Padbury's Cosmo Club Dance Band
Musicians: The Wireless Orchestra
Conductor: John Ansell


DEBROY SOMERS ' CIRO'S CLUB BAND, under the direction of Ramon
Newton, from Ciro's Club

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