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: The Daily Service

From 'When Two or Three' page 30

: The Wise Penny

'Are our methods of cooking better than our Grandmothers'?' by a Doctor

: Reginald New

At The Organ of The Regal, Kingston-on-Thames

: The Commodore Grand Orchestra

Directed by Joseph Muscant
Relayed from The Commodore Theatre, Hammersmith


Directed By: Joseph Muscant

: A Recital of Gramophone Records A Miscellaneous Programme

The Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, conductor, Stokovski: Nocturne No. 2, FStes (Debu8sy). Street Barrel Organ : Over the Waves; See me dance the Polka. Charles Coborn : Two lovely black Eyes, and He's all right when you know him (Coborn) ; The Man who broke the Bank at Monte Carlo, and Off she goes again (Gilbert). Guy Lombardo and his Koyal Canadians: You or no one. Mildred Bailey with the Dorsey Brothers' Orchestra : Shouting in that Amen Corner (Razuf, Small). Harry Roy and his Orchestra : A hot time in Town.


Unknown: Charles Coborn
Unknown: Guy Lombardo
Unknown: Mildred Bailey
Unknown: Harry Roy


Directed by Frank Cantell


Directed By: Frank Cantell


Conductor, ERNEST W. GOSS
INA SOUEZ (Soprano)
Relayed from The Pavilion, Torquay


Conductor: Ernest W. Goss
Soprano: Ina Souez

: Light Classical Concert

John Fry (Violin) ; Edward Robinson (Violoncello) ; Henry Bronkhurst (Pianoforte)
ALFRED READ (Baritone)


Violin: John Fry
Violin: Edward Robinson
Cello: Henry Bronkhurst
Baritone: Alfred Read

: The Children's Hour

Second Day of Request Week
' The Arkville Dragon '
An Adventure of the Citizens of Toytown, by S. G. HULME-BEAMAN
With incidental music played by THE


Unknown: S. G. Hulme-Beaman

: The First News

Weather Forecast, First General News Bulletin and Bulletin for Farmers

: The Foundations of Music

The Well-Tempered Klavier (1722)
Played by Harry Isaacs
Prelude and Fugue No. 6 in D minor
No. 7 in E flat
No. 8 in E flat minor
No. 9 in E


Played By: Harry Isaacs

: German Talk

The idea of this extra talk is to shorten the long interval between Herr Max Kroemer 's last broadcast of the Winter Term (on December 19) and his first of the Spring Term (on January !)). This evening's talk will be devoted principally to revision, and beginners are invited to start the German Course now, as, with some extra study and perseverance, they will bo able to catch up without much difficulty. Five double-sided records of the first ten lessons from the Reader, recorded by Herr Kroemcr , are now obtainable. These, with the help of the Text Book and Pamphlet, obtainable from the B.B.C. Publications Department, and from booksellers, will tell beginners all they want to know.


Unknown: Herr Max Kroemer
Unknown: Herr Max Kroemer
Unknown: Herr KroemcR

: An Organ Recital

From the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House


Unknown: Berkeley Mason

: 'Meet the Prince'

A Musical Comedy
Adapted from a P. G. WODEHOUSE story by JOHN WATT
Lyrics by HENRIK EGE
Orchestral arrangements by SYDNEY BAYNES
Characters :
Les huit Casino Girls... THE EIGHT STEP SISTERS
Most of the action of the play takes place on the Island of Mervo in the Mediterranean
Conducted by SYDNEY BAYNES
Produced by JOHN WATT
This is a musical adaptation for broadcasting of P. G. Wodehouse 's story, ' The Prince and Betty ', which is a simple little love story packed in a tight little plot. The hero, John Maude , has been brought up by an uncle in ignorance of the fact that he is really Prince John, rightful Prince of Mervo, an island in the Mediterranean, which has declared itself a republic and which an unscrupulous financier, Benjamin Scobell , has tried to turn into a second Monte Carlo without immediate success. The idea occurs to Scobell to gain publicity by making Mervo a monarchy again ; to which end he sends for the prince and decides to marry him to his stop-daughter Betty. It is authentic ' Wodehouso ' that John Maude , or the Prince, should already have met and fallen in love with Betty. But that is the beginning, not the end of the story, for P. G. Wodehouse 's apparent simplicity is never artless. His craft and that of his adaptor go to the making of that rara avisa musical comedy with a plot. The lyrics aro delightful : especially the opening chorus of a smart-set ' do ' -' What a crowd ! What a crush ! What a party ! ' and the duet by John and Betty—' Somehow, I feel love can't be real'.


Unknown: G. Wodehouse
Story By: John Watt
Music By: Kenneth Leslie-Smith
Unknown: Henrik Ege
Arrangements By: Sydney Baynes
Conducted By: Sydney Baynes
Produced By: John Watt
Unknown: P. G. Wodehouse
Unknown: John Maude
Unknown: Benjamin Scobell
Unknown: Monte Carlo
Unknown: John Maude
Unknown: P. G. Wodehouse
John Maude: Esmond Knight
Della Morrison: Polly Walker
Betty Silver: Adele Dixon
Lord Arthur Hayling: Ewart Scott
Mr. Morrison (Delia's father): Sydney Keith
Edwin Crump.: Bernard Ansell
Benjamin Scobel.: Davy Burnaby
Marian Scobel (his sister): Floy Penrhyn
General Poineau: C. Denier Warren

: The Second News

Weather Forecast, Second General News Bulletin


' Philosophy and Beauty '
Professor S. ALEXANDER , O.M., Litt.D., LL.D.
(From Manchester)
The distinguished speaker tonight was born at Sydney, New South Wales, and educated at the University of Melbourne and at
Balliol College, Oxford. He had the rare distinction of being awarded the O.M. in 1930, being the first philosopher to receive this honour for years. He is Honorary Professor of Philosophy, Manchester. His great work ' Space, Time and Deity' is world famous, and he is also the author of 'Beauty-and Other Forms of Value ', which was published in October.


Unknown: Professor S. Alexander

: A Violin Recital


Adagio and Allegro (Sonata in E) - Handel
Rondino - Beethoven, arr. Kreisler
Rondo in G - Mozart, arr. Kreisler
Tondresse - Jean Clergus
Minstrels - Debussy
Zapateado - Sarasate


Unknown: Renée Chemet


Relayed from The Cafe Anglais
(Shipping Forecast at 11.0)


Unknown: Lew Stone

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