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: Broadcast to Schools: Animals and the Winter - In the Sea and Fresh Water

Prof. W. M. Tattersall


Speaker: Prof. W. M. Speaker

: The Station Trio

Frank Thomas (Violin), Ronald Harding (Violoncello), Hubert Pengelly (Pianoforte)


Violinist: Frank Thomas
Cellist: Ronald Harding
Pianist: Hubert Pengelly

: Boy Scouts Programme

by the 20th Cardiff Troop.

: Music and Comedy

The Station Orchestra, conducted by Warwick Braithwaite


Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Orchestra conducted by: Warwick Braithwaite

: Music and Comedy: The Madness of Mr. Mingleby

A Play in One Act by Yate Tregarron.
Played by the Station Radio Players
Scene: Sir Horace Belgrove's Study

Although Sir Horace Belgrove had an aitch in his Christian name, he has always been uncertain of his aspirates, and Mr. Mingleby, an unsuccessful Oxford man, helped him to make famous speeches in the House of Commons by teaching him word by word. Sir Horace is as ambitious for his daughter, Sybil, as for himself, and he intends to marry her to nothing less than a Coronet, but Tony Lessing complicates matters by loving and by being beloved by Sybil. The unsuccessful Mr. Mingleby also loves her, but knowing that his suit is hopeless, he resolves to make his employer behave handsomely.

Helena Millais (the Actress-Entertainer)
In Light Songs and 'Fragments from Life', including 'Our Lizzie'


Writer: Yate Tregarron
Sir Horace Belgrove: Donald Davies
Mr. Mingleby, M.A. (his Secretary): Daniel Roberts
Sybil Belgrove: Flora McDowell
Tony Lessing: Sidney Evans
The Butler: [uncredited]
Entertainer: Helena Millais

: Contemporary British Programme: Frederick Nicholls

Frederick Nicholls is a Birmingham man, bom in 1871, who now lives in Liverpool. One of his first successes, over thirty years ago, was with some settings of Love Songs of Tennyson. Besides over sixty songs, he has composed Orchestral Suites, Cantatas, Chamber Music, and Pianoforte pieces.

Jessie Cormack (Pianoforte)
Three Waltz-Intermezzos

Jessie Cormack
The Swan
The Sea Pools

Muriel Herbert
Two Ariel Songs-
Come unto these yellow sands; Full fathom five; A Song of Rose Lips

Jessie Cormack


Pianist: Jessie Cormack
Soprano: Muriel Herbert

: S.B. from London

(9.45 Local announcements)
(to 0.00)

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