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: Commemoration Service

Relayed from King's College, London
Order of Service
Sentences
Hymn, Immortal, invisible, God only wise (E.H., 407; S.P. 535)
Bidding Prayer and Lord's Prayer
Address by the Right Rev. THE LORD BISHOP OF GLOUCESTER

: ' Other People's Family Albums'

S. R. LITTLEWOOD

Contributors

Unknown: S. R. Littlewood

: To Unemployed Clubs

A Discussion between J. A. CRABTREE and A. E. JEFFRIES

Contributors

Unknown: J. A. Crabtree
Unknown: A. E. Jeffries

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

German Talk-6
' Weihnachten '
MARGOT BERGER

Contributors

Unknown: Margot Berger

: A Programme of Gramophone Records

Act III of Massenet's Opera
' Manon '
Cast of Chief Characters
CHORUS and ORCHESTRA of THE OPÉRA-COMIQUE
Conductor, M. ELIE COHEN
The plot of Massenet's Manon is adapted from the famous tale by the Abbe Prevost.
Scene 1 of Act III is a pleasure park on a fete day. Manon is walking with her new lover, Bretigny.
The old Count des Grieux (bass), father of her former lover, enters and tells Bretigny that his son is about to take holy orders. Manon decides to go to him.
Scene 2 is the Parlour of the Seminary of St. Sulpice. The elder des Grieux tries unsuccessfully to dissuade his son from becoming a priest. But Manon wins him from his purpose, for although he reproaches her and tries to resist, he gradually yields, and the end of the Act closes in an impassioned love-duet.

Contributors

Conductor: M. Elie Cohen
Unknown: Abbe Prevost.
De Brétigny: M. Gaudin
Poussette (friends of Manon): Mlle Vavon
Javotte (friends of Manon): Mlle Rambert
Rosette (friends of Manon): Mlle Bernardet
Lescaut: M Viller
Manon Lescaut: Mlle. Geraldine Féraldy (soprano)
Chevalier des Grieux: Joseph Rogatchewsky (tenor)
Comte des Grieux: M Guenot

: An Organ Recital

by MARSHALL M. GILCHRIST
Relayed from
St. Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh

Contributors

Unknown: Marshall M. Gilchrist

: THE B.B.C. NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Leader, Alfred Barker
Conductor, T. H. MORRISON
Overture, La Gazza Ladra (The
Thieving Magpie)
Rossini Waltz , Septembre Godin , arr. Lotter Suite, Americana ........... Thurban
1. March; 2. Serenade; 3. Sketch
Three Country Sketches ..... Howgill i. Pastoral; 2. Darinee ; 3. Little Vil lagers
Patrol, The Wee MacGregor ... Amers

Contributors

Leader: Alfred Barker
Conductor: T. H. Morrison
Unknown: Rossini Waltz
Unknown: Septembre Godin

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

' The Practice and Science of Gardening '-12
' Next Year's Cropping Plans '
C. H. MIDDLETON

Contributors

Unknown: C. H. Middleton

: A Programme of Gramophone Records

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Robert Heger : Rustic Wedding Symphony (Goldmark)

Contributors

Conducted By: Robert Heger

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Early Stages in German
A. H. WINTER

: A Sonata Recital

PEGGIE SAMPSON (violoncello)

Contributors

Unknown: Peggie Sampson

: THE B.B.C. MIDLAND ORCHESTRA

Leader, Alfred Cave
Conducted by H. FOSTER CLARK

Contributors

Conducted By: H. Foster Clark

: THE B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA

Directed by HENRY HALL

Contributors

Directed By: Henry Hall

: ' The First News '

including Weather Forecast and Bulletin for Farmers

: ' The Theatre'

DESMOND MACCARTHY

Contributors

Unknown: Desmond MacCarthy

: From Plainsong to Purcell

The Foundations of English Music
Under the direction of Sir RICHARD RUNCIMAN TERRY
Seventeenth Century Instrumental
Music
Played by THE INTERNATIONAL STRING QUARTET: Andre Mangeot (violin); Walter Price (violin) ; Eric Bray (viola) ; Jack Shine bourne (violoncello)
(From British Museum M.S.)
7.25 Interval

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Richard Runciman
Violin: Andre Mangeot
Violin: Eric Bray
Viola: Jack Shine

: 'Poverty in Plenty'-11

' The Economic World at Large
Sir ARTHUR SALTER , K.C.B. followed by a summary by GRAHAM HUTTON

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Arthur Salter
Unknown: Graham Hutton

: EDITH DAY in ' Show Boat'

A Musical Play based on Edna Ferber 's novel of the same name
Music by Jerome Kern
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 2nd
Adapted for broadcasting by HENRIK
EGE
Cast
(by arrangement with Gaumont British Picture
CorporationLtd.) and THE B.B.C. THEATRE ORCHESTRA and CHORUS, conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON
Prologue : On the Show Boat ' Cotton
Blossom', 1927
Scene I : On the ' Cotton Blossom' alongside the levee at Natchez, 1890
Scene 2 : The Box-Office and Theatre of the ' Cotton Blossom ', 3 weeks later
Scene 3 : On the deck of the ' Cotton
Blossom ', the same night
Scene 4: On the levee at Natchez, the next day
Scene 5 : At the Chigaco World's
Fair, 1893
Scene 6: An apartment house in Chicago, 1904
Scene 7 : The Trocadero Restaurant,
Chicago, a few days later
Scene 8 : Ravenal's Apartment, 1927 Epilogue : On the Show Boat ' Cotton
Blossom', 1927
Production by JOHN WATT
'Show Boat' will be repeated in the Regional programme on Wednesday night

Contributors

Unknown: Edna Ferber
Music By: Jerome Kern
Unknown: Oscar Hammerstein
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson
Production By: John Watt
GAYLORD RAVENAL: Michael Cole
Kim: Edith Day
Steve: Walter Plynge
Pete: C Denier Warren
Queenie: Alberta Hunter
Parthy Ann Hawks: Margaret Yarde
Captain Andy: Percy Parsons
Ellie: Fay Carroll
Frank: Sydney Keith
Julie: Florence McHugh
Joe: Ike Hatch
Charlie: Maurice Hansard
Landlady: Mary O'Farrejl
Vallon .: W. G. Ellwanger
MAGNOLIA: Edith Day

: A Pianoforte Recital

by HELEN PERKIN Helen Perkin gained an open scholarship for piano at the Royal College of Music less than ten years ago. While there she studied composition with John Ireland, many of whose compositions she has since introduced to the public. Indeed, Ireland's Pianoforte Concerto was dedicated to her. She has broadcast frequently in recent years and is an established favourite with listeners.

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Perkin

: ' The Second News '

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Leader, GEORGE STRATTON
Conducted by W. H. REED
Overture, Le Baruffe Chiozotte (The
Hubbub at Chioggia) Sinigaglia
Suite, Boabdil .......... Moszkovski Somerset Idylls ........ W. H. Reed Algerian Suite .......... Saint-Sains Slav March ............ Tchaikovsky

Contributors

Leader: George Stratton
Conducted By: W. H. Reed

: 'Port of Many Ships', by John Masefield Read by EITHNE McNEIGHT

All National transmitters, except Droitwich, close down at 11. 15.

: DANCE MUSIC

JACK JACKSON and his BAND
Relayed from The Dorchester Hotel

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Jackson








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