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: THE CARLTON HOTEL OCTET

Directed by RENÉ TAPPONIER from the Carlton Hotel

: WIMBLEDON LAWN TENNIS

A description by Colonel R. H. BRAND and Captain H. B. T. WAKELAM
Of Centre Court Matches from the All- England Lawn Tennis Club,
Wimbledon,
With Interludes by THE WIRELESS MILITARY BAND Conducted by B. WALTON O'DONNELL
WRITING about the Finals before the Cham-
W pionships are well under way is rather like the old sad story of the blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that wasn't there. Will it be a repetition of last year's great contest, when Cochet beat Borotra after losing the first two sets ? Or will the volcanic Patterson drive, smash and volley his way back to the title that he has held twice before ? What of the new Australian stars ? Of the imperturbable Lacoste ? Of Big Bill Tilden and his young protégés, Hennesey and Lott ? Of our own rising talent, which may win through to give the Home Country its first finalist in the Men's Singles since Randolph Lycett met Patterson for the title in 1922 '! One thing is certain-whatever pair carve their way through the exceptionally strong field this year will have won the right to rank as worthy holders of the most famous (as it is the most modest) title in the lawn tennis world. And by this time there can be no doubt either of the numbers or of the enthusiasm of that assemblage of devotees, the Centre Court crowd.

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR

The .' Wicked Uncle ' experiments disastrously with a book of Spells at,
Folly Manor
' The Wizard of the Winding Haill'
(Louise Bretell )
' Magic ' music by THE GERSHOM PARKINGTON
QUINTET

: WIMBLEDON LAWN TENNIS

(Continued)
A description by Colonel R. H. BRAND and Captain H B. T. WAKELAM
Of Centre Court Matches from the All England Lawn Tennis
Club, Wimbledon,
With Interludes by THE B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA
Personally conducted by JACK PAYNE

: Mr. H. M. ABRAHAMS, an Eye-Witness Account of

THE A.A.A. CHAMPIONSHIPS
THE Amateur Athletic
Association's championships every year are the big event in British athletics, when the cracks of the counties, the 'Varsities, and the clubs meet to battle for the ultimate crown. This year they are of even greater interest in view of the imminent choice of the team to represent Great Britain in the Olympic Games.

: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC

BACH'S MISCELLANEOUS KEYBOARD WORKS
Played by EDWARD ISAACS
Two Part Inventions (Continued)

: Mr. GEORGE WANSBGBOUGH : ' An Eye-Witness Account of Henley Regatta

THE Regatta at Henley may almost be considered the culminating point of the Summer Season after Ascot. And in pieturesquoncss, colour, and gaiety it is definitely second only to the famous Race Meeting and the Gold Cup. Mr. George Wansbrough , stroke of the Cambridge University Eight in 1924, is giving a description of the scenes and racing during this last day of the Regatta. There will be many anxious to hear about tin finals of the Grand Challenge Cup, the Diamond Sculls, the Ladies' Plate and those other events which are all important to rowing men.

: ' THE LINKMAN'

A Fantasy of Reminiscence by GEORGE GROSSM1TH
As Covent Garden is to opera, so was the old Gaiety Theatre to burlesque and musical comedy.
To those who knew and loved the House where so many stars have risen, shone and faded, astral figures are glad to make their appearance whenever they are given an opportunity.

: VAUDEVILLE

ARTHUR PRINCE and ' Jim,' the First Ventriloquial Figure with a Personality
LAYTON and JOHNSTONE in Harmony
DICK FRANCIS and DOREEN SEASON
(Comedy Duo)
WISH WYNNE
(Cockney Character Studies)
RONALD GOURLEY
(Whistling)
THE B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA
Personally conducted by JACK PAYNE

: DANCE MUSIC

:
THE SAVOY ORPHEANS, FRED ELIZALDE and his Music from the Savoy Hotel








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