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From tho Carlton Hotel

: England v. Wales

A Running Commentary on the International Rugby Match by Capt. H. B. T. Wakelam Relayed from Twickenham

: A Wind Orchestral Programme

S.B. from Manchester
Conducted by T. H. MORRISON


'Depend upon it, a lucky guess is never merely luck—there is always some talent in it.'
So said JANE AUSTEN , so let ns have your solutions to our Competition today
THE OLOF SEXTET will play ' Lilac Time'
(Schubert, arr. Clutsam)
* Twisting his Tail '—a School Story, by F. W. Laxton—will also be included

: Musical Interlude

6.15 WEATHER FORECAST, FIRST GENERAL NEWS BULLETIN ; Announcements and Sports Bulletin


Ach bleib, bei uns, Horr Jesu Christ
(Ah, stay with 0 Lord)
Christi, du Lamm Gottes
(0 Christ, thou Lamb of God)
Wir danken dir, Herr Jesu Christ
(We thank thee, 0 Lord)
Meine Seelo erhebt den Herren
(My Soul Magnifies the Lord) Vator unser in Himmelreich
(Our Father in the Kingdom of Heaven)
Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist
(0 Lord God, Holy Spirit)
ENGLAND versus Wales at Twickenham opens the International Rugby season proper. The flurry of the National trials is over. The tournament of the five countries is under way. English and Welsh lovers of the Rugby game (all that multitude who can find no place on Twickenham's grandstands) will like to hear something of this game sent to them through the microphone.
The first test of two such National sides means so much.
We know the Welsh Rugby tradition. How we feared their great sides of pre-war days-dour forwards working as one man and three-quarters blessed with the gift of tactical skill. Such teams in their compactness and their fervour were typical of the National spirit.
But in these later years fortune has not been so kind.
The game in Wales was hard hit by the war. It is only now that it begins to recover the old excellence. Last year came signs of the revival. England came back from Swansea, it will be remembered, with a victory, but they had to fight every inch of the way for it. Then up at Murrayfield there was a heartening triumph for Wales over Scotland.
There is greater promise this year again in their football.
Rowe Harding (Cambridge's old Captain) is an excellent and inspiring leader. Fore and aft there is a good basis of experienced players. Given a little greater boldness in attack and some of the old aggressiveness and the side should be very successful this year.
For all that one cannot suppose that Wales will be able to contrive a victory over England this afternoon. They have to face the affair called England's " Twickenham luck." They have played on this pitch seven times, but Itave yet to win a game there. Also England can put a team into the field this year as good and perhaps a little better than that of last season.
But let the game proceed. Captain H. B. T. Wakelam will not let listeners miss any point of it. The atmosphere of it all-the excitement and the ever vocal Welsh crowd come East to watch-will form a fine background to his story. Here is a broadcast not to be missed.

: A Light Concert

NORA D'ARGEL (Soprano)

: Vaudeville

Elsie Carlisle (syncopated songs)
George Carney (comedian)
Doreen Season and Clifford Warren (entertainers)
Mario De Pietro (mandoline solos)
Jack Payne and the BBC Dance Orchestra

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