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: Lunch-Time Music

by the London Chordeons
Relayed from Cox's Cafe, Cardiff.
(to 13.30)


Musicians: The London Chordeons

: The Station Trio

Frank Thomas (Violin), Frank Whitnall ('Cello), Vera McComb Thomas (Piano)


Violinist: Frank Thomas
Cellist: Frank Whitnall
Pianist: Vera McComb Thomas

: Beautifying the Home: Decorative Schemes for Festive Occasions

Miss Mary Rose


Speaker: Mary Rose

: The Children's Hour: Christmas Party and Dance

Music by the London Chordeons, relayed from Cox's Cafe, Cardiff.
G.S. Perrett, Magical Entertainer


Musicians: The London Chordeons
Entertainer: G.S. Perrett

: The Passing of the Old Coach Road

Mr. L.A. Knight


Storyteller: L.A. Knight

: Melody, Mystery, and Mirth

The Station Orchestra, conducted by Warwick Braithwaite

Cimarosa (1749-1801) was one of the most famous of Italian Operatic Composers.
His work was very well known abroad in his day. In 1787 he was appointed Chamber Composer to the Empress of Russia, and later became Court Musician to Leopold III. of Austria. The Secret Marriage is his best remembered work. So highly delighted was the Emperor with the first performance of the gay work, that he encored the entire Opera-and, of course, had to be obeyed!


Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite

: Melody, Mystery, and Mirth: The Blue Penguin

by Harold Simpson and Geoffrey Tempest.
Played by The London Radio Repertory Players

A Stormy winter's evening, in the kitchen of a little country inn, 'The Blue Penguin', Jacob, the old potman, is seated on a settle muttering to himself and gazing into a fire which is burning in a large open fireplace. Through a long, low lattice window at the back of the room the corner of a porch can be seen.


Writer: Harold Simpson
Writer: Geoffrey Tempest
Presented by: R.E. Jeffrey
[Actors]: The London Radio Repertory Players

: Melody, Mystery, and Mirth: Clapham and Dwyer (Entertainers)

In a Spot of Bothor


Entertainers: Clapham and Dwyer

: S.B. from London

(10.10 Local News)

(to 23.00)

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