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: Leslie Jeffries (violin)

(by permission of the Grand Hotel, Eastbourne)

Leslie Jeffries, for so long the leader and soloist of the Grand Hotel Orchestra at Eastbourne, appears this afternoon for the first time in a television programme. He studied at the London Academy of Music and became a pupil of Professor Rene Ortman.


Violinist: Leslie Jeffries

: The World of Women: Sculpture

Lady Kennet, A.R.B.S. (formerly Lady Scott), will bring to the studio some of her sculptured busts and will give a demonstration of the various stages through which the models are passed

Lady Kennet, the widow of Captain Scott, married Lord Kennet in 1922, when he was Sir Edward Hilton Young. She is a sculptor whose work is known all over the world. The memorials to Captain Scott in Waterloo Place, to Lord Northcliffe in Fleet Street, and to Adam Lindsay Gordon in Westminster Abbey are only three examples of the important public monuments she has made. She has also been responsible for busts of Mr. Asquith, which can be seen in the Tate Gallery, and of Mr. Lloyd George, which is now in the War Museum, and her other subjects include celebrities like Bernard Shaw, Galsworthy, Colonel Lawrence, and Nansen. Her son, Peter Scott, is also an artist, who has specialised in bird studies.


Sculpturist: Lady Kennet

: Theatre Parade

Extracts from Athole Stewart's production of "Jane Eyre" from the Aldwych Theatre (by arrangement with Fives Ltd., and Barry Jackson)
The cast includes: Reginald Tate, Curigwen Lewis, F. Marriott Watson, Dorothy Hamilton.


Producer: Athole Stewart
Presentation: G. More O'Ferrall
Rochester: Reginald Tate
Jane Eyre: Curigwen Lewis
Grace Poole: F. Marriott Watson
Maniac: Dorothy Hamilton

: Music Makers: Adila Fachiri (Violin)

Accompanied by Bertram Harrison.


Violinist: Adila Fachiri
Accompanist (piano): Bertram Harrison

: Architecture Today

Professor Walter Gropius interviewed by E. Maxwell Fry.

Professor Gropius, the distinguished German architect, who has been working in this country for the last two and a half years, has just been appointed to the Chair of Architecture at Harvard University. His influence on modern architecture in Europe has been very great and his presence in England has stimulated and encouraged many of our younger architects. Very shortly, before he sails for America, he is being given a farewell dinner by his colleagues.
E. Maxwell Fry, who is to interview Professor Gropius, is an architect of great reputation. Radio listeners will remember that last November he began a series of six talks on town planning in Northern Ireland.
(See the article on pages 6 and 7.)


Interviewee: Professor Walter Gropius
Interviewer: E. Maxwell Fry
Presentation: Mary Adams

: Theatre Parade

Extracts from "Jane Eyre"
(Details as at 3.35)

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