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: THE DAILY SERVICE

From page 45 of ' New Every Morning '

: VALUE FOR MONEY

Parks and Green Spaces
Urmston E. L. Leeming ,
Engineer and Surveyor
Urmston is not large, but has managed to buy three hundred acres of park land in the last few years ; and many of its new road crossings are planned to have an air of agreeable space and leisure
(From Manchester)

Contributors

Unknown: E. L. Leeming

: LESLIE SIMPSON

at the Organ of the Classic Cinema,
Belfast

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

History in the Making

: THE BBC EMPIRE ORCHESTRA

Leader, Daniel Melsa
Conductor, Eric Fogg
Famous Overtures

Contributors

Leader: Daniel Melsa
Conductor: Eric Fogg

: Pancake Day: The Westminster Greaze

An observer describes the scene 'up School' broadcast from Westminster School
Today listeners are to hear for the first time something of the annual Shrove Tuesday excitement at the great public school which has grown up under the shadow of Westminster Abbey. Once again twenty boys are to struggle together, each making a frantic effort to get the biggest portion of the pancake which will entitle him to a guinea.
'School', in which the age-old 'Greaze' takes place, was the monks' dormitory before the dissolution of the Benedictine Monastery in 1540; in this great room the entire school was taught from Elizabethan times until 1884. It is now used daily for Latin Prayers at the end of the school day, and on all occasions when the whole school are assembled together.
The first mention of tossing the pancake is believed to have been made in the autobiography of Jeremy Bentham , who was at Westminster from 1755 to 1760.
On page 6 will be found a vivid article describing the scene, by S.J. de Lotbiniere, Director of Outside Broadcasts.

: THE WIGSTONTEMPERANCE BAND

Conductor, Charles Moore
Harry Porter (tenor)
(From Birmingham)

Contributors

Conductor: Charles Moore
Tenor: Harry Porter

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

The Berlin State Opera Orchestra, conducted by Bodanzky: Overture, If I were King (Adam)
The New Light Symphony Orchestra : Spanish Serenade (Bizet).
Romance in E flat, Op. 44, No. 1 (Rubinstein)
The New Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Malcolm Sargent : Suite, Othello (Coleridge-Taylor)-Dance. Children's Intermezzo.
. Funeral March. Willow Song. Military March

Contributors

Conducted By: Malcolm Sargent

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Interlude
2.5 Round the Country-side
' More about the Salmon '
C. C. GADDUM
2.25 Interlude
2.30 English Literature-2
Famous Writers-' William Morris '
STEPHEN POTTER
2.55 Interlude
3.0 Concert Lesson
Sonata Form 2
THOMAS ARMSTRONG , D.Mus.
3.30 Interlude
3.35 Early Stages in French
GERMAINE CHAMAYOU

Contributors

Unknown: C. C. Gaddum
Unknown: William Morris
Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: Thomas Armstrong
Unknown: Germaine Chamayou

: This Was News: The Post Office Goes Gay

Kenneth Adam
A year ago this week hundreds of post-offices up and down the country were being issued with supplies of new-pattern de luxe pens. The hard-dying legend of 'the post-office pen' was given a crushing blow.
Widely and amusingly commented on by Press and public at the time, this piece of news, small in itself, was rightly regarded as one more move in a general campaign. This afternoon Kenneth Adam will talk about the steps that have been taken during the last year or two to brighten and improve the postal services of the country.

Contributors

Speaker: Kenneth Adam

: THE HUNGARIA GYPSY ORCHESTRA

from the Hungaria Restaurant

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Szigeti (violin): Caprice No. 24
(Variations in A minor) (Paganini)
Kirsten Flagstad (soprano):
Ein Traum ; Ich Hebe dich (Grieg). Lullaby (C. Scott)
Szigeti (violin): Piece en forme d'habanera (Ravel, arr. Leduc) : Study in Thirds, Op. 8, No. 10 (Scriabin, arr. Szigeti)

Contributors

Soprano: Kirsten Flagstad
Soprano: Ein Traum

: THE FIRST NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: Weekly Bulletin of Special

Notices connected with Government and other Public Services

: THE BBCNORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Leader, Alfred Barker
Conductor, T. H. Morrison

Contributors

Leader: Alfred Barker
Conductor: T. H. Morrison

: A NATION OF SHOPPERS

Does the future of British shopkeeping lie with private enterprise ?
A discussion between representatives of the private trader and the co-operative movement
Chairman, Alderman S. J. Grey ,
J.P., Deputy Mayor of Birmingham
For the Private Trader:
Sir Frederick Marquis and W. Herman Kent
For the Co-operatives:
The Rt. Hon. A. V. Alexander and H. J. Twigg

Contributors

Unknown: Alderman S. J. Grey
Unknown: Sir Frederick Marquis
Unknown: W. Herman Kent
Unknown: V. Alexander
Unknown: H. J. Twigg

: MASCULINE FAME ON PARADE

A Satirical Revue of Yesterday's Heroes
Book and Lyrics by Joan Young
Music by Nene Smith
Additional Numbers (' Cavaliers and Roundheads ' and ' King John by Ronnie Munro)
John Rorke, Webster Booth, Geoffrey Wincott, Max Kirby, Middleton Woods, Brough Robertson, Cyril Fletcher, Stanley Hoban
Commere, Joan Young
The BBC Variety Orchestra and BBC Male Voice Chorus conducted by Charles Shadwell
At the Theatre Organ, Reginald Foort
Solo violin, Rae Jenkins
Arrangements by Ronnie Munro
Produced by Douglas Moodie

Contributors

Commere, book and lyrics: Joan Young
Composer: Nene Smith
Additional compositions: Ronnie Munro
Actor: John Rorke
Tenor: Webster Booth
Conductor: Charles Shadwell
Organ: Reginald Foort
Violin: Rae Jenkins
Arrangements By: Ronnie Munro
Producer: Douglas Moodie

: THE THIRD NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: CHURCH, COMMUNITY, AND STATE-5

' God and the Common Life'
The Most Hon. the Marquess of Lothian, C.H.

: GERMAN CHORAL PRELUDES-2

played by Harold Darke (organ) from the Concert Hall,
Broadcasting House
Jesus Christus , unser
Heiland Franz Tunder (1614-1667)
Auf meinen lieben Gott (To my Dear
God)
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Kommst Du nun (Now 1 comest Thou)
Jesus Christus , unser Heiland" .....Bach
(Jesus Christ our Saviour) J

Contributors

Played By: Harold Darke
Unknown: Jesus Christus
Unknown: Heiland Franz Tunder
Unknown: Jesus Christus
Unknown: Jesus Christ

: Horace Hodges in 'WAIT FOR ME'

A New Radio Play by Philip Wade
Characters Diana's hunting friends
The action takes place at a large country house and in London
Play produced by Barbara Burnham
' Wait for Me' was broadcast in the Regional programme last night

Contributors

Play By: Philip Wade
Produced By: Barbara Burnham
Julia Keen, a young actress: Gabrielle Casartelli
Sir James Harford, an hunting squire old: Horace Hodges
Mrs Bestman, his daughter: Gladys Young
Diana Bestman, his granddaughter: Joan Matheson
Simon Harford, his grandson: Stephen Murray
Hannah, his old servant: Grace Edwin
Colonel Tanner, one of his hunting friends: .Charles Maunsell
Hester: Audrey Cameron
Tony Burrill: Roy Findlay
A Man: Eric Berry
A Girl: Jill Nyasa
Mr Crompton, an old solicitor: ..William Trent
A Footman: William Trent
Tommy Rickets, a young theatrebusiness-manager: Philip Wade
A Call-boy: Philip Wade








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