LAST week Miss Margaret Bondfield opened this series of talks by describing a day in the life of a woman M.P. This afternoon it will bo continued by another woman very prominent in public life-Mrs. Emmet, who is one of the youngest members of the London County Council, chairman of one of its committees and a member of several others, and who at the same time succeeds in running a family and a home.
' THE RELUCTANT DRAGON'
An unusual version of an old legend (as set down by Kenneth Grahame ) will be told, with certain dramatic effects
THE GERSHOM PARKINGTON QUINTET will play selections from Sullivan
IN his second talk Mr. Cole describes the England of the period of Tom Paine and Burke, and the effects of the world-wide revolu. tionary ferment as exemplified in the American War of Independence and the French Revolution. He explains the development of the revolutionary movement in England, the controversy between Paine and Burke, and goes on to deal with the great war against revolutionary France, and the social effects produced in this country when peace at last returned after Waterloo.
THE three Nocturnes for full orchestra by Debussy, of which two are now to be played, are already among the best known and most popular of his purely orchestral works. Their names are sufficient clue to the images their music would present, and in any case, like all Debussy's work, the music is of too subtle and elusive an order to be analyzed in any conventional way.
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