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: LIGHT MUSIC

THE GERSHOM PARKINGTON QUINTET
MAUD NELSON (Contralto)

: Mr. Eric PARKER : ' Out of Doors from Week to Week—II, Spring Butterflies '

WHEN the butterflies come out again, and the air is full of the flutter of their wings, we begin to feel that Spring is really here. In this afternoon's talk Mr. Eric Parker will describe the different kinds of butterflies that the sharp-eyed can distinguish during their country walks in -May.
(Picture on page 214.)

: EVENSONG

FROM WESTMINSTER ABBEY

: FRED KITCHEN'S ORCHESTRA

From the Astoria Cinema

: AN ORGAN RECITAL by PATTMAN

From the ASTORIA CINEMA

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR:

Songs with Choruses, and FRANKLYN KELSEY to lead them
' The Trap' and how the mother otter escaped from it
(Mortimer Batten)
' Great Apes and Monkeys,' a talk by Captain F. G. DOLLMAN

: Mr. PHILLIP MACER-WRIGHT : Eye-Witneas account

of the Installation of Knights of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath in Westminster Abbey
THE Order of the Bath is said to have been originally instituted by Henry IV on his Coronation day, and to have lapsed at the time of the Restoration. However that may be, it was definitely established by George I in 1725, when Henry VII 's chapel in Westminster Abbey was appointed as the place of installation. Ever since then the banners of the Knights, hanging in faded splendour from the traceried roof, have been amongst the most interesting sights that the Abbey has to show. There are now twelve stalls vacant, and new Knights will be presented to them, with appropriate pomp and ceremony, today. The installation will bo described by Mr. Macor-Wright, who was responsible for such recent broadcasts as those of the Opening of Parliament and the inauguration of the new Lord Chancellor.

: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC

CHOPIN'S STUDIES
Played by SOLOMON (Pianoforte)

: Sir HENRY STRAKOSCH: Financial Problems and the League '

IN the second of this important series of talks (of which the first was given last week by Mr. J. M. Keynes ) Sir Henry Strakosch will describe the largo part that the League has played in helping to unravel the tangled web of postwar international finance, and its potentialities in the financial, as opposed to the political, sphere. He himself is a member of the Financial Committee of the League, and has represented South Africa at numerous international conferences, and he is in addition a Director of the Anglo-Austrian and the Anglo-Czeeho-Slovakian Banks, so he has an intimate knowledge of finance in Europe and outside.

: 'SEX OF ONE'

or ' DECEIVERS EVER '
A Sketch in One Act by William POLLOCK
Woogies, the Dog
It might happen in any drawing-room, so there is no need to describe the furniture.
The Baby's high chair is not quite in keeping with it, but Woogies won't touch his milk unless ho's sitting in his chair with his napkin in his collar.
Characters :
It is a bright summer morning of 1859 at
Cranford. The parlour of Miss Lucinda Baines is overcrowded with fragile furniture of the period, loaded with china, or bespattered with antimacassars.

: Professor and Mine. RÉE

(Duets for Two Pianofortes)

: Mr. VERNON BARTLETT : ' The Way of the World'

T ISTENERS who have come to appreciate
Mr. Vernon Bartlett 's weekly talks as an invaluable opportunity of keeping abreast of current affairs know how exceptionally well qualified he is to review political developments in all parts of the world. Besides having been a special correspondent at the Peace Conference and in Switzerland, Germany. Poland, and Rome, ho is now a permanent official of the League of Nations (not of the League of Nations Union, as was erroneously stated in a recent issue of The Radio
Times).

: CHARLOT'S HOUR —XVI

A LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT
Specially designed and arranged by the well-known theatrical director
ANDRÉ CHARLOT

: DANCE MUSIC

The Savoy ORPHEANS, FRED ELIZALDE and his Music, and the SAVOY TANGO BAND, from the Savoy Hotel








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