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@ (Congregational) from Wylde Green Congregational
Church, Birmingham
Organ Voluntary
9.30 'Order of Service
Sanctus Prayer
Hymn, Praise, my soul, the King oj
Heaven (Cong. H. 9 ; A. and M, 298)
Lesson, Psalm xxvii
Chant, Thy mercy, 0 Lord, is in the heavens (Cong. H. 807; Psalm 36)
Hymn, Whom should we love like
Thee? (Cong. H. 59)
Address by the Rev. G. R. C
Hymn, The King of Love my Shepherd is (Cong. H. 51 ; A. and M 197)
Organist and Choirmaster,
Thomas Bonehill
10.15 Interval


Choirmaster: Thomas Bonehill

: Weather Forecast

@ for Farmers and Shipping


@ Conductor, Gregor J. Grant
Elliot Dobie (baritone)


Conductor: Gregor J. Grant
Baritone: Elliot Dobie


Two Interlinked French Folk


@ ' The Small Greenhouse and Pot Plants Indoors'
E. R. Janes and C. H. Middleton
C. H. Middleton , who talks all the year round to people who have a garden, is to devote his talk today to those who have no garden at all. Many flat-dwellers cannot have so much as a window-box, and yet they can enjoy a modified form of garden even in a flat. He will suggest some plants that may be kept throughout the year, as opposed to those that are finished when their brief flowering day is over.
Those of Middleton's admirers who have not yet heard about his new book, ' With C. H. Middleton in your Garden', published last month, will be glad to know that he has written a third volume based on his broadcast talks. His new book is as full of information as ever and covers the broadcasting year, April, 1936 to April, 1937. Some of the original talks were given in the form of conversations with the various specialists that he has from time to time brought to the microphone. ' I pass them on to you ', he writes in his preface, ' in the hope that you may spend a pleasant hour with me in an imaginary chat about our beloved gardens.'


Unknown: E. R. Janes
Unknown: C. H. Middleton
Unknown: C. H. Middleton
Unknown: H. Middleton

: Reginald King and his Orchestra

(All the above items arranged by Reginald King)


Leader, Mimi Brennand
Conductor, Serge Krish from the People's Palace,
Mile End Road
Serge Krish founded the New Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra in 1934 for the purpose of giving symphony concerts in the East End of London, and thus providing that part of the city with the equivalent of Queen's Hall. In December of that year the orchestra gave its first concert at the Trocadero, Elephant and Castle, with great success. The orchestra consists of eighty musicians of both sexes, the majority of whom are good orchestral musicians who, for many economic reasons, have found it difficult to practise their profession within recent years. The Metropolitan Orchestra, through continual rehearsal under the experienced baton of Serge Krish , attains an excellent ensemble and its progress is also assisted by the active co-operation of many of the leading British singers, violinists, and pianists.


Leader: Mimi Brennand
Conductor: Serge Krish
Unknown: Serge Krish
Unknown: Serge Krish


4—' Building the Church'
The Rev. Nicol Macnico1 ,
D.Litt., D.D.


Unknown: Nicol MacNico1


Moriz Rosenthal (pianoforte):
Carnaval de Vienne, on themes by Johann Strauss (arr. Rosenthal)
Nan Maryska (soprano): The lass with the delicate air (Michael Arne ). My lovely Celia (Munro, arr. Lane Wilson)
Moriz Rosenthal (pianoforte) :
Waltz in A flat, Op. 42 (Chopin)
Lionel Tertis (viola): Allegretto ;
The Answer (Wolstenholme)
John McCormack (tenor): The harp that once through Tara's halls (Balfe). I know of two bright eyes (Clutsam)
Lionel Tertis (viola) : Lament
(Old Irish Air) (arr. Tertis). Liebestraum (Love Dream) in A flat (Liszt, arr. Tertis)


Pianoforte: Moriz Rosenthal
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Soprano: Nan Maryska
Unknown: Michael Arne
Pianoforte: Moriz Rosenthal
Viola: Lionel Tertis
Tenor: John McCormacK
Viola: Lionel Tertis


3-' From Johnson to Chesterton '


Mendelssohn Draper (bass clarinet)
The Kutcher String Quartet: Samuel Kutcher (violin)
Max Saalpeter (violin)
Raymond Jeremy (viola)
Douglas Cameron (violoncello)


Bass: Mendelssohn Draper
Violin: Samuel Kutcher
Violin: Max Saalpeter
Viola: Raymond Jeremy
Unknown: Douglas Cameron


Doctor Barnardo, a social worker about the common lodging-houses of London at the end of last century by A. E. Williams , his last private secretary
Thomas John Barnardo (1845-1905) did Evangelical work in the Dublin sl'j-ns before entering London Hospital as a missionary medical student in 1866. A year later he founded an East-End juvenile mission for destitute children and the following year opened a boys' home in Stepney which was to develop into ' Dr. Barnardo's Homes '. At his death he had assisted 200,000 children.


Unknown: A. E. Williams
Unknown: Thomas John Barnardo


' Unicorns '
An inquiry into their existence, supported by past beliefs and superstitions, and supplemented by such data as human ingenuity and scientific research have from time to time provided
Written by Rayner Heppenstall with Martita Hunt
(by permission of the Old Vic)
Niall MacGinnis
Earle Grey J. B. Rowe Peter Coke
George Hagan
Produced by John Pudney
(Empire Programme)


Written By: Rayner Heppenstall
Unknown: Niall MacGinnis
Unknown: Earle Grey
Unknown: J. B. Rowe
Unknown: Peter Coke
Unknown: George Hagan
Produced By: John Pudney


(Church of England) from Rugby Parish Church
The Bells
8.0 Order of Service
Hymn, Immortal love, for ever full
(S.P. 536)
Lord's Prayer and Versicles Magnificat
Lesson, II Corinthians iv, 7-11, and 16-18 Nunc Dimittis Collects
Hymn, All as God wills (S.P. 438)
Address by the Ven. R. BROOK, Archdeacon of Coventry and Rector of Rugby
Hymn. My God, my Father, make me strong (S.P. 583)
Organist and Choirmaster,
E. W. Groocock
The oldest parts of this church date from early in the thirteenth century. There was an extensive rebuilding some sixty years ago. The church is unique in having two towers and two peals of bells. The older tower was built by Henry de Rokeby to serve if necessary as a frfrtress. It is the new peal of eight bells which listeners will hear before the service. The Venerable Richard Brook , who gives the address, has been Archdeacon of Coventry and Rector of St. Andrew with Holy Trinity, Rugby, since 1935. He was Head-master of Liverpool College from 1919 to 1928, and Vicar of Don-caster and Canon of Sheffield from 1928 to 1935.


Choirmaster: E. W. Groocock
Unknown: Henry de Rokeby
Unknown: Richard Brook


@ Apel yn Gymraeg ar ran
Derbynnir cyfraniadau yn ddiolchgar, a dylid eu cyfeirio at y Parch. H. Elfed Lewis , D.D., Swyddfa'r Urdd, Aberystwyth.
(The Week's Good Cause: an appeal in Welsh on behalf of the Welsh League of Youth by the R<ev. H. Elvet Lewis , D.D. Contributions should be addressed to [address removed]


Unknown: H. Elfed Lewis
Unknown: H. Elfed Lewis
Unknown: H. Elvet Lewis
Unknown: Rev. H. Elvet Lewis


including Weather Forecast


' The Battle of Majuba Hill , 1881
General Sir Ian Hamilton
The British force that was defeated at Majuba Hill by the Boers on February 27, 1881, numbered fewer than four hundred men. Yet this apparently minor setback to our arms had far-reaching results. Comparatively little importance had been attached to this earlier Boer War by the home government, and one reverse led them to abandon it altogether. Their attitude was everywhere misunderstood, particularly by the Boers, and was perhaps one of the causes of the far more serious Boer War of eighteen years later.
Sir Ian Hamilton , then a subaltern, was wounded at Majuba. On his return to England, he was summoned to Osborne to dine with Queen Victoria and tell her the whole story. He afterwards wrote out his account for the Duke of Cambridge-and it is this account which he will read to listeners tonight.


Unknown: Majuba Hill
Unknown: Sir Ian Hamilton
Unknown: Sir Ian Hamilton


A pot-pourri of music by Jacques Offenbach devised by Julius Buerger
Production by Stanford Robinson ,
Geoffrey Dunn , and Rex Haworth
Ruth Naylor (soprano)
Pauline Maunder (contralto)
Webster Booth (tenor)
Richard Watson (bass)
Narration written and spoken by Wilfrid Rooke Ley
The BBC Chorus (Section C)
The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
See the article on page 10


Music By: Jacques Offenbach
Unknown: Julius Buerger
Production By: Stanford Robinson
Production By: Geoffrey Dunn
Production By: Rex Haworth
Soprano: Ruth Naylor
Contralto: Pauline Maunder
Tenor: Webster Booth
Bass: Richard Watson
Spoken By: Wilfrid Rooke Ley
Leader: Tate Gilder


(For -details, see page 32)

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