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: THE DAILY SERVICE

ⒹFrom page 63 of 'When Two or Three'
Time Signal, Greemcich, at 10.30

: Weather Forecast

for Farmers and Shipping

: The Cook's Morning

' More recipes from a Yorkshirewoman '
Mrs. C. F. INGILLSON

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. C. F. Ingillson

: SIDNEY TORCH

at the Organ of the Regal, Edmonton

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Tracing History Backwards-4b
' Unemployment '
K. C. BOSWELL
In the past,just as today, changes in the ways of producing things, wars, foreign competition, and changes of fashion, caused people to be put out of work. This morning K. C. Boswell is to tell listeners about three periods of widespread unemployment-in the reign of Edward VI, in 1622, and between 1815 and 1830. Kenneth Boswell had a brilliant career at Oxford, which was interrupted by the war. He won an exhibition to Merton College in 1916, but was destined to serve in France with the Royal Garrison Artillery, to be taken prisoner in action, and to be transferred to Germany for the duration of the war before he could resume his studies at Oxford, where he took Honours in Modern History He was assistant master at Wellington for a year, then for five years senior history master at Gresham's School, Holt, Norfolk. In 1028, he joined the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, to create and develop a new department in Imperial and foreign affairs-a position he still holds

Contributors

Unknown: K. C. Boswell
Unknown: K. C. Boswell
Unknown: Kenneth Boswell

: The BBC Welsh Orchestra

Leader, Frank Thomas
Conductor, Idris Lewis
Time Signal, Greenwich, at 2.0

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Idris Lewis

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Nature Study
' Round the Country-side―8, Catkins '
C. C. GADDUM
Today Mr. Gaddum is to explain the function of catkins, and he will make some suggestions for the recognition and collection of catkins and buds.
Teachers will find it helpful to their class to have in school a collection of catkins and early buds, including catkins of hazel, willow, and silver birch ; and also the buds of horse-chestnut, ash, beech, oak, and sycamore.

: English Literature-S

Dramatic Reading-Scenes from The
Merchant of Venice' .

: Jack Wilson and his Versatile Five

Blue Streak Wiedoeft Medley of Old Favourites arr. Wilson Serenata amorosa Becce Fascinatin' Manikin Wirges (From Birmingham)

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Early Stages in French
Lesson 8
Y. SALAON

Contributors

Unknown: Y. Salaon

: Off Duty

Talks for Listeners at Leisure in the Afternoon
'This and That'
JOHN HILTON

Contributors

Unknown: John Hilton

: Light Classical Concert

MARGARET SEVERN (contralto)
THE ATHOL ENSEMBLE:
Lilian Athol (violin); Vera Perkins (violin); Alice Grassie (viola) ; Maud Bell (violoncello); Horace Green (Double Bass); Lydia Stace (pianoforte) ENSEMBLE MARGARET SEVERN ENSEMBLE

Contributors

Contralto: Margaret Severn
Violin: Lilian Athol
Violin: Vera Perkins
Violin: Alice Grassie
Bass: Lydia Stace

: 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 Foundations of Music

Restoration Dramatic Music
Act Tunes and Dances by Anonymous Composers (from MSS. in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge)
Chorus of Priests and Circe's women
... The B B C Singers (A and B)
Scene : Circe's Cave
Produced by Julian Herbage
A section of the Boyd Neel String Orchestra
Leader, Louis Willoughby
Ernest Lush (harpsichord)
Conducted by Anthony Lewis

Contributors

Produced By: Julian Herbage
Leader: Louis Willoughby
Harpsichord: Ernest Lush
Conducted By: Anthony Lewis
First Woman: Margaret God Ley
Second Woman: Doris Owens
First Priest: Bradbridge White
Second Priest: Stanley Riley

: If Plato Lived Again—7

'Is a Ruling class Necessary'
R. H. S. CROSSMAN

Contributors

Unknown: R. H. S. Crossman

: 'HAUNTED HOUSE'

A scientific investigation by HARRY PRICE and F. H. GRISEWOOD into the alleged haunting of an old manor house. The investigators set the scene and describe their preparations
Relayed from the house itself
Any listener who has the idea that this is a ghost hunt with' a property-man clanking chains while an actor moans his way down a corridor should get the idea out of his head. The broadcast is a serious investigation to be carried out scientifically hy Harry Price, who has spent most of his life investigating the supernormal; and the BBC is to give opportunity in some measure for listeners to be present.
Tonight he, Frederick Grisewood
(who is to describe the environment and all that is going on), and various other people to the number of eight, are to sit round a table in the dining-room of an old manor house dating from the twelfth century, with the purpose of observing, hearing, and recording anything supernormal that may occur. There will be a microphone in an attic, and another in the cellar which, in particular, is alleged to he haunted.
It is said that muffled footsteps are heard, that the door of this cellar refuses to remain closed unless it is locked. A man who has known the house since he was a boy is to come to the microphone to tell the story. Every precaution has been taken, every preparation made ; doors and windows sealed, every mmate placed under observation in one room, every aid of science put in readiness— powdered graphite for fingerprints, powdered starch for footprints, electric contacts attached to doors, cameras and flashbulbs handy.
But listeners must not expect too much. The chances are that nothing will happen ; after all, it would be extraordinarily lucky if it did. And if nothing happens, it will merely mean that nothing has been proved for or against the manifestation of ghosts.

Contributors

Unknown: F. H. Grisewood
Unknown: Frederick Grisewood

: Mrs. Higgins and the Plumber

A Sketch by Robert Rutherford with Fred Beck, George Buck and Mira B. Johnson

Contributors

Author: Robert Rutherford
Performer: Fred Beck
Performer: George Buck
Performer: Mira B. Johnson

: Romance in Rhythm

GERALDO AND HIS
ORCHESTRA
(By permission of the Savoy Hotel, Ltd.) with WEBSTER BOOTH
OLIVE GROVES
THE CARLYLE COUSINS
THE ROMANTIC YOUNG LADIES and THE TOPHATTERS
Compered by LESLIE MITCHELL

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Mitchell

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: Conquest of the Air-4

' Empire Airways '
FREDERICK MONTAGUE , M.P.

Contributors

Unknown: Frederick Montague

: The Leslie Bridgewater Quintet

Maria Marova (soprano)
QUINTET MARIA MAROVA QUINTET MARIA MAROVA

Contributors

Soprano: Maria Marova

: 'HAUNTED HOUSE'

Part 2
The investigators report on their evening's vigil
(Relayed from the house itself)








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