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(Congregational) from Chorlton Road Congregational
Church, Manchester
Organ Voluntary
9.30 Order of Service
Call to Worship Prayer
The Lord's Prayer
Hymn, Beyond, beyond that boundless sea (Cong. H. 7 ; S.P. 454)
Psalm v
Hymn, Pray when the . morn is breaking (S.P. 629)
Address by the Rev. MORTIMER ASTBURY
Hymn, 0 Lord, how happy should we be (Cong. H. 406 ; S.P. 604)
Organist, W. L. Griffiths
Choirmaster, W. N. Platt


Unknown: Rev. Mortimer Astbury
Organist: W. L. Griffiths
Choirmaster: W. N. Platt


by W. W. Jacobs read by Frank Birch


Unknown: W. W. Jacobs
Read By: Frank Birch


In aid of the Musicians'
Benevolent Fund
(Under the auspices of Harold Holt) in co-operation with The Kneller Hall
Military Band and Fifty Trumpeters from
The Royal Military School of Music (By permission of Col. R. H. R. Varminter,
D.S.O., M.C.)
The London
Symphony Orchestra
Leader, W. H. Reed
The Royal Choral Society
The BBC Choral Society
Chorus Master, Leslie Woodgate
Muriel Brunskill (contralto)
Harold Williams (baritone) from the Royal Albert Hall (First concert performance)Conductor, LESLIE WOODGATE
The programme to be heard this afternoon from the Royal Albert Hall , given in aid of The Musicians' Benevolent Fund-which has done so much in the past for the less fortunate members of the musical profession-is, as one would expect by the title of the concert, representative in every way of British music and musicians. The items that have been selected are noteworthy for their contrast in style and variety of approach to music of an essentially patriotic character.


Chorus Master: Leslie Woodgate
Contralto: Muriel Brunskill
Baritone: Harold Williams
Unknown: Albert Hall
Conductor: Leslie Woodgate
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall


at the BBC Theatre Organ

: What is the Church Doing?

Howard Marshall
During recent years a growing interest has been taken by the churches in the cause of adult education. One of the efforts on these lines is the Catholic Workers' College at Oxford. Howard Marshall will describe an interview he had with the Rev. L. O'Hea, S.J., Principal of the College, and Honorary Secretary of the Catholic Social Guild.


Unknown: Howard Marshall
Unknown: Rev. L. O'Hea


3-oxford and the ' Lux Mundi
The Rev. Canon H. Anson ,
Master of the Temple
In his reminiscences today Canon Anson will discuss the passing of the original Tractarians ; Bishop Gore , Pusey House, and the publication of ' Lux Mundi ' ; the gradual substitution of ' Traditionalist' and ' Modernist' for the old ecclesiastical divisions ; and the eventual fusion of two doctrines into the genuine ' Tractarianism'.


Unknown: Rev. Canon H. Anson
Unknown: Bishop Gore
Unknown: Lux Mundi


F. Andrew Rice


Unknown: F. Andrew Rice

: Lillah McCarthy and Flora Robson in ' THE TROJAN WOMEN '

by Euripides translated into English rhyming verse by Gilbert Murray
(By permission of London Film
Productions Ltd.)
Chorus directed by Elsie Fogerty , and trained by Gwynneth Thurbum
The scene takes place before the walls of Troy, just after the battle
Play produced by Barbara Burnham
' We feel in the background ', writes Gilbert Murray in his preface to his translation, ' the presence of the conquerors, sinister and disappointed phantoms ; of the conquered men, after long torment now resting in death. But the living drama for Euripedes lay in the conquered women.... The Troades itself has indeed almost no fierceness and singularly little thought of revenge. It is only the crying of one of the great wrongs of the world wrought into music, as it were, and made beautiful by " The most tragic of the poets ".'
The radio production of this famous Greek tragedy will be distinguished by the broadcasting of two of the great actresses of modern times. The part of Hecuba will be played by Lillah McCarthy , whose retirement from the stage in 1922 came all too soon for her many admirers: while that of Cassandra, daughter of Hecuba, will be played by Flora Robson , whose performance in the play Mary Tudor will not soon be forgotten.
An article on the tragedy will be found on page 6.


Unknown: Gilbert Murray
Directed By: Elsie Fogerty
Unknown: Gwynneth Thurbum
Produced By: Barbara Burnham
Unknown: Gilbert Murray
Played By: Lillah McCarthy
Played By: Flora Robson
Unknown: Mary Tudor
The God Poseidon: John Abbott
The Goddess Pallas Athena: Lilian Harrison
Hecuba, Queen of Troy, wife of Priam, mother of Hector and Paris: Lillah McCarthy
Cassandra, daughter of Hecuba, a prophetess: .Flora Robson
Andromache, wife of Hector, Prince of Troy: Edith .Sharpe
Helen, wife of Menelaus, King of Sparta ; carried off by Paris, Prince of Troy: Belle Chrystall
Talthybius, herald of the Greeks: Hubert Gregg
Menelaus, King of Sparta, and, to gether with his brother Agamem non, General of the Greeks: Ion Swinley
Chorus of Trojan Women: Mhora Campbel - Colquhoun
Chorus of Trojan Women: Suzanne Baile;
Chorus of Trojan Women: Audrey Cousin;
Chorus of Trojan Women: Monica Field;
Chorus of Trojan Women: Lettice Haffenden;
Chorus of Trojan Women: Adza Hodgins
Chorus of Trojan Women: ; Margaret Jeavons
Chorus of Trojan Women: Helen ; Palmer
Chorus of Trojan Women: Ruth Reeves
Chorus of Trojan Women: Wendy Watermeyer


(Church of England) from St. Bartholomew's, East Ham
Organ Voluntary
8.0 Order of Service
Hymn, He who would valiant be
(E.H. 402 ; S.P. 515)
Versicles and Responses Psalm cxlix
Lord's Prayer and Collects
Hymn, Through the night of doubt and sorrow (E.H. 503 ; S.P. 678)
Hymn, 0 for a closer walk with God
(E.H. 445 ; S.P. 112)
Address by the Right Rev. the Lord
Hymn, I heard the voice of Jesus say
(E.H. 574 ; S.P. 529)
Organist, Donald Austin


Organist: Donald Austin


An appeal on behalf of THE BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS
The Birmingham Hospitals Centre consists of a general hospital of 740 beds, new buildings for the Medical School of the University of Birmingham, and a block of one hundred beds for paying patients. It is the first hospitals centre to be established in Great Britain, and it will combine the three essential functions of modern medical practice-the treatment of patients, the training of doctors and nurses, and research and investigation into the causes of disease.
It is anticipated that the first five hundred beds will be opened for the admission of patients early next year and that the medical school will be opened at the same time. The total estimated cost of this scheme is fl,250,000, and of this sum E800,000 has already been raised.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed]


Unknown: Neville Chamberlain
Unknown: Rt. Hon. Neville Chamberlain


including Weather Forecast


Conductor, B. Walton O'Donnell
The BBC Men's Chorus
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate


Conductor: B. Walton O'Donnell
Conductor: Leslie Woodgate


A Discussion in Cockpit Form
Ever since the war, the discussion of Sunday games has been a matter of acute feeling. It affects particularly those great industrial centres where space for games has to be provided chiefly by the public authorities. It also happens that the older conception of the English Sunday is most firmly held in just those districts. Those whose religious convictions cannot countenance the playing of games on Sundays have largely influenced public authorities in keeping the playing-fields and lawns closed to the many others, mostly of the younger generation, who regard Sunday as a day of relaxation and sport, and demand public facilities for what they feel is their right.

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