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: Falkman and his Orchestra

relayed from the Capitol Cinema.
(to 16.00)


Musicians: Falkman and his Orchestra

: 5WA's Five O'Clocks

Talks to Women.

The Station Orchestra.


Musicians: The Station Orchestra

: Talk on Chess

by Mr. John D. Chambers.
(to 18.45)


Speaker: John D. Chambers

: Weather Forecast and News

S.B. from London.

Miss Eleanor Vachell, F.L.S., Member of the Botanical Exchange Club of the British Isles, on Flowers of the Week.

Local News


Speaker (Flowers of the Week): Eleanor Vachell

: The Station Orchestra

Selection, "Boris Godounov" Moussorgsky
"The Glorification of the Czar Boris".
"In the Garden of the Castle".

Andrew Shanks


Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Vocalist: Andrew Shanks

: Swords and Swordsmanship

Capt. A.A. Abbott


Speaker: Capt. A.A. Abbott

: The British Musical Renaissance: IV: The Works of Alan D. Bush

The Lena Mason Quartet
At the Piano, Alan D. Bush
Second Piano, Vera McComb Thomas
Solo Violin, Lena Mason

I. Quartet.
(a) Andante tranquillo; (b) Presto; (c) Andante Sostenuto.

II. Three Pieces for Two Pianos.
"On the War Path". " Pastoral Scene". "At the Cinema".

III. Phantasy in C Minor for Violin and Pianoforte.

IV. Pianoforte Sonata.


Musicians: The Lena Mason Quartet
Pianist: Alan D. Bush
Pianist: Vera McComb Thomas
Violinist: Lena Mason

: Weather Forecast and News

S.B. from London.

The Rt. Hon. G. N. Barnes
S.B. from London.

Royal Horticultural Society Talk
S.B. from London.

Local News


Speaker: The Rt. Hon. G. N. Barnes

: The Savoy Bands

S.B. from London.


Musicians: The Savoy Bands

: Close down


Announcer: C. K. Parsons

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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