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: 'CHILDREN YESTERDAY AND TODAY '—II

Mrs. Ivo GEIKIE COBB: The Child of Mediaeval Europe '

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. Ivo Geikie

: REGINALD FOORT

At THE ORGAN of THE REGAL, KINGSTON-
ON-THAMES

: THE SHEPHERD'S BUSH PAVILION ORCHESTRA

Directed by HARRY FRYER
From THE SHEPHERD'S BUSH PAVILION

Contributors

Directed By: Harry Fryer

: Sonata Recital

BESSIE RAWLINS (Violin)
REGINALD PAUL (Pianoforte)
THE records of St. John's College, Cambridge, show that the name of Rootham, in the person of each of three generations, has been intimately associated with its musical activities. From 1815 to 1852 Dr. Cyril Rootham's grandfather was a member of the College Choir; in 1845 his father, then a boy of eight, was a chorister in the same choir. In due course
Dr. Rootham himself graduated from the College, went first to the Royal College of Music, then to Chrrst Church, Hampstead, in succession to Walford Davies , and returned to St. John's College, by way of St. Asaph's Cathedral, as organist and musical director. He has now held that post for thirty-one years, and in that time has actively promoted the pronounced musical activities of the University. Hosts of undergraduates, now musicians of distinction, owe a great deal not only to the tuition, but to the enthusiasm and encouragement of Rootham of Cambridge.
Programmes may be broken into for running commentaries by Captain H. B. T. Wakelam and Colonel R. H. Brand on the All-England Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting, Wimbledon, during the periods 2.30 - 3.0 and 4-5-5-15 p.m.

Contributors

Violin: Bessie Rawlins
Unknown: Walford Davies
Unknown: Colonel R. H. Brand

: EVENSONG

From WESTMINSTER ABBEY

: German Dialogue: Dr. ERNST

DEISSMANN and Fraulein CLARE von BOTH: ' Aus der Deutscher Lutherbibel '

Contributors

Unknown: Deutscher Lutherbibel

: THE B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA

Directed by HENRY HALL

Contributors

Directed By: Henry Hall

: THE SCOTTISH STUDIO ORCHESTRA

Directed by Guy DAINES
(From Edinburgh)

Contributors

Directed By: Guy Daines

: The Children's Hour

'THE THREE BEARS'
A Play in the ' Living Happy Ever After'
Series by CAREY GREY

: ' The First News'

WEATHER FORECAST, FIRST GENERAL
NEWS BULLETIN; London Stock Exchange Report and Bulletin for Farmers
, at 6.30

: The Foundations of Music

BEETHOVEN'S VIOLIN and PIANOFORTE SONATAS played by HETTY. BOLTON and HAROLD FAIRHURST
Sonata in A Minor, Op. 23
1. Presto ; 2. Andante scherzoso ; 3. Alleero molto

: GERMAN TALK

Mr. OTTO SIEPMANN

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. Otto Siepmann

: THE WEEKLY BULLETIN OF SPECIAL NOTICES

Notices of Service Reunions
General Notices connected with Government and other Public Services

: 'THE DISINTEGRATION OF THE 'MODERN WORLD ORDER'

Professor ARNOLD J. TOYNBEE : Britain's
Neighbours-The U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R.'
SINCE the War, both the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R. have complicated the task of world unity by being in the world order, but not of it. America has confined herself to internal affairs. developing natural resources and perfecting mass production industrialism. Soviet Russia, though anxious to scrap the existing social system and to right the world order by applying Soviet methods, lags behind in industrial and social technique, in spite of a systematic ' drive' towards industrialism on the American scale. The U.S.A. has acquired world power, but not a world outlook: the U.S.S.R. has the outlook, but lacks as yet the power.

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Arnold J. Toynbee

: The B.B.C. THEATRE ORCHESTRA

(Leader, S. KNEALE KELLEY )
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON

Contributors

Leader: S. Kneale Kelley
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: ' The Second News'

WEATHER FORECAST, SECOND GENERAL NEWS
BULLETIN

: ' THE WAY OF THE WORLD '

Mr. VERNON BARTLETT
AFTER a short absence from the microphone,
Mr. Vernon Bartlett resumes his talks on current affairs. Five years of broadcasting have established Mr. Bartlett's reputation as an impartial, well-informed political commentator with a genius for making plain to the listener the complicated issues aud often obscure factors of international politics. The important problems now being discussed and resolved-debts and reparation, disarmament, and the uncertainty produced by the recent elections and changes of Government in both France and Germany make a clear understanding of the true state of affairs vital to every citizen. In Mr. Vernon Bartlett listeners have, as it were, ' their own correspondent ' at the heart of affairs, untrammelled by any restriction and pledged to give an unvarnished account of the events and forces that are moving the world to-day.

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. Vernon Bartlett
Unknown: Mr. Vernon Bartlett
Unknown: Mr. Vernon Bartlett

: 'Midsummer Eve'

A new play for broadcasting by JOHN DRINKWATER
Produced by PETER CRESWELL
JOHN DRIXKWATER , famous alike as poet and dramatist, has written this satirical fantasy specifically for broadcasting. A verse play written in rhyming couplets, it tells of the adventures of a country girl, her sweetheart, and an unpleasant millionaire on Midsummer Eve. Queer things still happen on that day, and the long-eared, goat-like Pan makes one of his fleeting, but devastating, appearances to give the drama its proper ending of poetic justice.
The author of Abraham Lincoln , and Bird in Hand, sets an interesting example with this radio first-night, for other established dramatists may well follow Mr. Drinkwater to the microphone.
Midsummer Eve will be published in book form by Messrs. Sidgwick and Jackson on the day of its broadcast performance.

Contributors

Broadcasting By: John Drinkwater
Produced By: Peter Creswell
Unknown: John Drixkwater
Unknown: Abraham Lincoln

: An Organ Recital

by REGINALD GOSS-CUSTARD
Relayed from ST. MICHAEL'S, CHESTER SQUARE

: A SHORT SERVICE

Conducted by the Rev. W. H. ELLIOTT
Relayed from ST. MICHAEL'S, CHESTER SQUARE
THE Rev. W. H. Elliott became known as a broadcast preacher when he was at Holy
Trinity, Folkestone. When in 1929 he came to London as a Canon of St. Paul's Cathedral, he conducted a series of Lenten services for the B.B.C. from the studio at Savoy Hill. After his appointment as Vicar of St. Michael's, Chester Square, he again became prominent as a broadcaster, conducting and preaching at the special Thursday evening services instituted during the national crisis last autumn, and since continued on account of their great popularity with listeners.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. W. H. Elliott
Unknown: Rev. W. H. Elliott

: DANCE MUSIC

THE B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA, directed by HENRY HALL

Contributors

Directed By: Henry Hall








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