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: HUGH ROBERTS

Nursery Rhymes and Their
Story (1)

: Tea-Time Music by F. G. BACON'S ORCHESTRA.

Relayed from W. H. Smith and Son's Restaurant, The Square

Contributors

Unknown: W. H. Smith

: MUSIC

BALLADS AND A PLAY
THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA: Conducted by Capt. W. A. FEATHERSTONE

Contributors

Unknown: W. A. Featherstone

: BERTRAM AYRTON (Baritone)

GRAHAM PEEL is a North Countryman who seems to take special pleasure in the things of Nature. ' In Summertime on Bredon,' from the Shropshire Lad cycle of Housman, is a universal favourite.
The singer thinks how he and his love would lie on Bredon Hill of a Sunday morning listening to the church bells pealing round the shires. ' Oh, peal upon our wedding,' he said, ' and we will hear the chime.'
But his love has died and left him; she ' went to church alone.'
The bells they sound on Bredon
And still the steeples hum,
' Come all to church, good people.'
Oh, noisy bells, be dumb; I hear you, I will come.

: 'HOP O' ME THUMB'

A Play in One Act by Frederick Fenn and Richard Pryce
Characters : CENE : The working-room at Mme. Didier's laundry in Soho.
MIND Picture : It is Saturday evening before an August Bank Holiday. Madame, with goffering irons, is finishing a cap ; Rose Jordon stands on a chair putting paper packets of collars and cuffs into pigeon-holes ; Clem (Mrs.) Galloway is mending socks, etc. ; Celeste is sitting on a centre table marking off collars, etc., into account book, or slipping pink tissue paper into a stack of shirts, and singing as she swings her feet.

Contributors

Unknown: Frederick Fenn
Unknown: Richard Pryce
Unknown: Rose Jordon

: ORCHESTRA

Reminiscences of Grieg








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