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: A Concert IN THE STUDIO

FREDA Townson (Soprano) CHARLES CURNOCK (Violin)
ARTHUR Spencer (Pianoforte)

: BROADCAST TO ,SCHOOLS:

Sir WALFORD DAVIES
(a) A Beginner's Course
(b) An Intermediate Course with a Short Concert (c) A Short Advanced Course

: LOUIS LEVY'S ORCHESTRA

Conducted by ARNOLD Eaolh
From the Shepherd's Bush Payilion

: Mr. Desmond MacCarthy: Modern Men of Letters: V: Samuel Butler

IT is difficult to believe that the author of ' Erewhon ' and that masterpiece among novels, ' The Way of All Flesh,' needs more than the slightest introduction to our readers. Mr. MacCarthy deals with his work and literary influence in the penultimate talk of his series on modern literary classics. Any listener who is persuaded by him to tackle Samuel Butler for the first time, will owe Mr. MacCarthy a debt difficult adequately to discharge.

: The Children's Hour

The Proof of the Pudding
Being the stage-by-stage story of a culinary effort that may or may not succeed. In connection with it, the following will be broadcast:
'The Toothbrush and the Sponge' and 'Mister Bear,' sung by EVA NEALE
'The Seventeen Toast-Racks' (Norman Hunter)
Fussy's Tablets' (Mabel Marlowe )
Short Stories for Little People, by Percy MERRÍMAN

: AN APPEAL

On behalf of St. Thomas' Babies Hostel
Dame CLARA BUTT will sing
Viscountess ERLEIGH will speak

: THE FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC

PIANOFORTE DUETS OF SCHUBERT played by VICTOR Hely-Hutchinson (Pianoforte) and BERKELEY MASON (Pianoforte)
Hungarian Divertissement-Movements I and II

: QUESTIONS FOR WOMEN VOTERS-V, Mrs. RACKHAM, J.P. : ' How Justice is Done '

A REASONABLE understanding and a proper appreciation of the actual methods by which justice is done are most necessary to every citizen. That justice should be done impartially throughout the country, and that people should not only bciieve, but know that it is done, through education in the various processes employed, are obvious essentials to a healthy national morale and attitude. Mrs. Rackham, who has been a Poor Law Guardian, a Home Office Factory Inspector and a member of the Standing Joint Committee of Women's Labour Organizations, as well as being a J.P.,. makes a striking contribution this evening towards this frequently neglected aspect of education in citizenship.

: Professor E. N. DA C. ANDRADE: Science in the Modern World-111, Science and Food '

MOST listeners probably have a vague idea ' by now that food is part of the regular study of scientists. But they may not know that the very existence of much of the food to be seen daily on our tables is due to science, particularly to that which has given us all branches of artificial refrigeration. Science applied to food produces results more valuable than might be expected from the continual jokes about ' vitarnines ' and ' calories.'

: An Orchestral Concert

8.0 8.30 (Daventry. only) Mr. Nobman WALKER: How to begin Biology-111, The Green Leaf.' Relayed from Leeds
IN his third talk Mr. Norman Walker deals with the cellular structure of the leaf, and describes experiments with a Box leaf, by means of which it is possible to see the shape and arrangement of the cells of which the green leaf is built.

: Vaudeville

MABEL CONSTANDUROS
In another Buggins Sketch
TOMMY HANDLEY
Johnson BROTHERS and GREENOP
In Syncopated Harmony
Jack PAYNE and the B.B.C.
DANCE ORCHESTRA and there will also be included
A VARIETY TURN from the Stage of THE LONDON PALLADIUM

: A Dickens Recital

by Sir THOMAS HucHES
Copperfield and the Waiter' from ' David Copperfield '
Sir Thomas Hnghes is a great Dickens enthusiast, and, in spite of his public duties, he finds time to learn by heart long passages from his favourite author.
His recital will be entirely from memory.








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