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: Lunch-Time Music

from the Carlton Restaurant.
(to 13.30)

: Broadcast to Schools: Simple Talks on Wireless -Waves

Mr. C. L. Young

Contributors

Speaker: C.L. Young

: The Station Trio

Frank Thomas (Violin), Frank Whitnall ('Cello), Hubert Pengelly (Pianoforte)

Contributors

Violinist: Frank Thomas
Cellist: Frank Whitnall
Pianist: Hubert Pengelly

: The Old Barn Stormers - Eighteenth Century Theatricals in Wales

Mr. J. Kyrle Fletcher

Contributors

Speaker: J. Kyrle Fletcher

: The Children's Hour

'The Man in the Moon' comes to the Studio.

Music by the Trio

: Girl Guides' Programme

by the 22nd Cardiff Girl Guides.

: Our Weekly Sports Review

Mr. L. E. Williams and Leigh Woods

Contributors

Speaker: L.E. Williams
Speaker: Leigh Woods

: S.B. from London

(9.15 Local Announcements)

: The Station Trio

Frank Thomas (Violin), Frank Whitnall ('Cello), Hubert Pengelly (Pianoforte)

Harry Shalson (Entertainer)
A Humorous Interlude

Contributors

Violinist: Frank Thomas
Cellist: Frank Whitnall
Pianist: Hubert Pengelly
Entertainer: Harry Shalson

: "The Banns of Marriage"

by Charles Lee.

A Vicar of a small West Country parish, living in single blessedness, is busy one evening over his next sermon dealing with Vashti and the married state, a subject on which we are assured not even the cleverest bachelor can know anything. To judge by the shrewd sentiments of one of his parishioners, and the naive tactics employed by this same Alfred Hobb to steer himself into the troublous waters of matrimony, every marriage is a peculiar case, and only a sound practical-mindedness, coupled with innate human folly, can ever bring one to pass at all.
The dry logic of this amusing yokel with the hard-headed philosophy, and the affray between him and his 'intended' - a woman of great determination - provide a rich feast of native wit and clever dialect in which the Rev. Cyril Bestwick joins as an admirable third.
The curious situation is cleared up in a miraculous way by the couple themselves, without the aid of the go-between Vicar who, indeed, declares that their wise foolishness is probably a better guide than his foolish wisdom.

Contributors

Writer: Charles Lee
The Rev. Cyril Bestwick: Richard Barron
Alice, his Maid: Frances Brown
Alfred Hobb: Osborn Leach
Lizzie Charles: Daisy Cull








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