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: Morning Concert

by the 2ZY Quartette.
(to 12.30)


Musicians: The 2ZY Quartette

: Mainly Feminine

Miss Moore on "What a Woman Can Do."
(to 17.40)


Speaker: Miss Moore

: News and Weather Forecast

S.B. from London.

Percy Scholes
S.B. from London.

Radio Society Talk
S.B. from London.

Local News


Music critic: Percy Scholes

: Beatrice Miranda (Soprano)


Soprano: Beatrice Miranda

: The Planets Company present "Princess Sonia"

A New Farce in Three Acts.
Written and produced by Victor Smythe

Nom de Plume
Mr. Simpkins (Partners of Professor Simpkins and Pollitt, Milliners, Bond Street, W.)
Professor Day
Mr Henry Pollitt (Partners of Professor Simpkins and Pollitt, Milliners, Bond Street, W.)
Professor Night
Wilkes (General Factotum at Simpkins and Pollitt)
Dolores (A Mannequin)
Max Langley (A Continental Swindler)
Matilda Pollitt (Henry Polliti's Wife)
Princess Sonia of Urania
Prince Karl (a Prince of a neighbouring Province)
Barclay (Maid to the Princess)
Musical Numbers from "Battling Butler," "The Golden Moth, and "The Island King" "Why Can't I?" (Philip Braham) Mr. Pollitt
"Nuts in May" (Novello) Dolores
"Spare a Little Love (Gideon) (7) Prince Karl
"If I Gave the World to You" (Garstin) Barclay and Pollitt
"Dancing Honeymoon" (Philip Braham) Prince and Sonia
" Romance" (Nocello) Prince and Sonia
"William of Nor-man-dee (Garstin) Pollitt and Chorus.
Scene: Salon in "Simpkins and Pollitt."
Time: Present.
2t hours elapse between Acts I. and II. and two hours between Acts II. and III.

A Play in One Act by Jerome K. Jerome.
"Never a morning wore
To evening, but some heart did break."
Nom de Plume
Lois (Half Sisters) Uranus
Joan (Half Sisters) Jupiter

Aunt Dursilla Mercury
Lawrence Professor Night
Azariah Stodd Neptune
Mr. Rivers (Lois' Father) Mars
Scene: A Drawing-room in a Country House.
Time: Present.


Writer/Producer (Princess Sonia): Victor Smythe
Music Directed by (Princess Sonia): Eric Fogg
Stage Director (Princess Sonia): D.E. Ormerod
Writer (Sunset): Jerome K. Jerome

: News and Weather Forecast

Local News

Mr. W. F. Bletcher, Examiner in Spanish to the U.L.C.I., Spanish Talk


Speaker (Spanish Talk): W. F. Bletcher

: Close down


Announcer: Victor Smythe

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