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: Broadcast to Schools: The Land of the Maple Leaf - Wild Life in the New Country

The Rev. F. W. Moxhay


Speaker: The Rev. F. W. Moxhay

: An Afternoon Concert

'I' saw the dragon-fly
Come from the wells where he did lie,
An inner impulse rent the veil
Of his old husk: from head to tail
Came out clear plates of sapphire mail.
He dried his wings: like gauze they grew:
Through crofts and pastures wet with dew
A living flash of light he flew'. - Tennyson

'Deities or mortals, or of both,
In Tempo or the dates of Aready?
What men or gods are these?
What maidens loth?
What mad pursuit?
What struggles to escape?
What pipes and timbrels?
What wild ecstasy?' - Keats

: Georgian Tourists in Wales - Wyndham and Warner

J. Kyrle Fletcher


Speaker: J. Kyrle Fletcher

: Orchestra

Fantasia, Reminiscences of Grieg

: The Children's Hour

The Weather House, by Dorothy Coombes.

Cello Solos by Ronald Harding.


Writer (The Weather House): Dorothy Coombes
Cellist: Ronald Harding

: The Blue Corpse

A 'Tragedy' in Two Lifts by an Undertaker.

Lady Cynthia Lounge is in the melodramatic situation of being in the power of a wicked Count who threatens to tell her husband about a moonlight night in Oporto.
To avert this, Lady Cynthia consents to return to him a signet ring shaped like a serpent, which originally belonged to his father. 'Give me that ring, woman', snarls the Count, 'or, by heaven, I'll expose you!'
In the subsequent fate of the Count, of Lady Cynthia's husband, and of Lady Cynthia herself, Inspector Keating - later degraded to the ranks-plays no small part.
The play opens in Lady Cynthia's Blue Boudoir.


Sir Lester Lounge, M.P.: Tom Jones
Lady Cynthia Lounge: Vera Ashe
Connt Bodega: Donald Davies
Detective Keating: Ivor Maddox
Professor Crochet: Sidney Evans
Reggie Bellastairs (Compere): Sidney Evans

: S.B. from London

(9.30 Local Announcements)
(to 23.00)

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