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@ (Church of England) from the studio
Order of Service
Hymn, 0 worship the King (A. and M. 167; S.P. 618)
Sentences and Lord's Prayer Psalm xix
Lesson, Romans viii, 1-17 Prayers
Hymn, Immortal, invisible, God only wise (S.P. 535)
Address by the Rev. Canon C. E. RAVEN , D.D., Regius Professor of Divinity, Cambridge University, and Chaplain to H.M. the King
Hymn, Jesu, lover of mv soul (A. and M. 193 ; S.P. 542)


Unknown: Rev. Canon C. E. Raven


Conductor, Harold Moss
Ronald Murgatroyd (tenor)
(Northern Programme)


Conductor: Harold Moss
Tenor: Ronald Murgatroyd


@ 'Rose Pruning'
C. H. Middleton and A. Norman
' Everybody likes roses, and everyone with a garden likes to grow a few..... There are some thousands of varieties for you to choose from..... You can plant roses safely any time from November to the end of March..... No matter what the weather may be, or what the roses look like, leave them alone (so far as pruning is concerned) until the last week in March.'
The last two extracts of the above quotation from one of C. H. Middleton's broadcast talks will tell listeners what an excellent month this is for a talk on roses, and especially pruning. They will be all the more grateful to him for bringing to the microphone a rose specialist like Mr. Norman, who is a prominent member of the National Rose Society, a well-known rose grower, and great prizewinner. He is famous among other things for the municipal rose garden he planned at Guildford.


Unknown: H. Middleton
Unknown: A. Norman


with Tessa Deane


Unknown: Tessa Deane


Leader; Mimi Brennand
Conductor, Serge Krish from the People's Palace, Mile End


Leader: Mimi Brennand
Conductor: Serge Krish


' The Fourteenth Century'
Alec Macdonald
The Cast includes
Marcus Barron
Ann Stephenson
Ian Dawson
Harold Reese
Patric Curwen
Laidman Browne
Produced by Geoffrey Dearmer
What was the English Sunday like in the past? How does it differ from our modern Sunday ? Today, and again on March 20 and March 27, Alec Macdonald will try to answer the question in scenes, necessarily imaginary, but based oi written records. Today's broadcast will deal with the fourteenth century, that great period of Gothic architecture, and the age that produced the Canterbury Tales and Piers Plowman. It was a time when civilisation and culture emanated from the Church, and when recreation was not separated from but allied to religion.


Unknown: Alec MacDonald
Unknown: Marcus Barron
Unknown: Ann Stephenson
Unknown: Ian Dawson
Unknown: Harold Reese
Unknown: Patric Curwen
Unknown: Laidman Browne
Produced By: Geoffrey Dearmer
Unknown: Alec MacDonald
Unknown: Piers Plowman.


at the BBC Theatre Organ


'The Bible in the World'.
The Rt. Hon. Ernest Brown ,
M.C., M P.


Unknown: Rt. Hon. Ernest Brown


John Francis (flute)
Pauline Juler (clarinet)
The Brosa String Quartet :
Antonio Brosa (violin)
Norman Chappie (violin)
Leonard Rubens (viola)
Livio Mannucci (violoncello) with Gwendolen Mason (harp)
Karol Rathaus , who was born in 1895 and studied under Franz Schreker , is one of the more prominent of the younger Austrian modernist composers. He has composed two operas, Fremde Erde and Der letzte Pierrot, both of which were produced at the Berlin State Opera. He has also composed two symphonies, a Suite for violin and chamber orchestra, Tanzstiicke, an overture, and a serenade. Among Rathaus's chamber music there are three piano sonatas, a violin sonata, a ballad, and three string quartets.


Flute: John Francis
Clarinet: Pauline Juler
Violin: Antonio Brosa
Violin: Norman Chappie
Viola: Leonard Rubens
Viola: Livio Mannucci
Harp: Gwendolen Mason
Unknown: Karol Rathaus
Unknown: Franz Schreker
Unknown: Fremde Erde


A Sheffield hatter who came to
Extracts from the diary of Joseph Jenkinson read by a kinsman, A. V. Judges
Joseph Jenkinson kept a diary from 1833 to 1843. He was a master hatter who settled in London and became interested in the Chartist movement. One can trace the change of his outlook through the course of the diary, from which his kinsman, A. V. Judges , will read tonight. Mr. Judges is an honorary secretary of the Council for the Preservation of Business Archives.


Unknown: Joseph Jenkinson
Unknown: Joseph Jenkinson
Unknown: A. V. Judges

: Voyage to the Sun

A survey of man's aspiration towards flight, from the times of Icarus and Daedalus to the Wright brothers' successful efforts in leaving the ground. With the speculations, opinions, and experiments of many eminent minds in the past, including Roger Bacon, Oliver of Malmesbury, Leonardo da Vinci, Montgolfier, Lunardi, and Count Zeppelin
A feature programme by Jonquil Antony
The cast includes: Maurice Denham, Anthony Hulme, Peter Murray Hill (by permission of the Daniel Mayer Co.), Joan Henley, Frederick Bennett (by permission of the Old Vic), John Pertwee
Produced by John Pudney


Unknown: Roger Bacon
Programme By: Jonquil Antony
Unknown: Maurice Denham
Unknown: Anthony Hulme
Unknown: Joan Henley
Unknown: Frederick Bennett
Unknown: John Pertwee
Produced By: John Pudney


@ from St. Martin-in-the-Fields
The Bells

: Order of Service

Hymn, Fight the good fight with all thy might (A. and M. 540 ; S.P. 491)
Confession and Thanksgiving
Psalm lxxxiv
Lesson, John xii, 20-32
Deus Misereatur (Psalm lxvii) Prayers
Hymn, Be Thou my guardian and my guide (A. and M. 282 ; S.P. 100)
Address by the Rev. PAT MCCORMICK , D.S.O.
Hymn, The day Thou gavest, Lord, is ended (A. and M. 477 ; S.P. 56)
Organist, S. D. Wolff


Unknown: Rev. Pat McCormick
Organist: S. D. Wolff


An appeal on behalf of THE NORTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Chairman of the Hospital
Situated in Britain's Fenland, the North Cambridgeshire Hospital is the only voluntary hospital in the Isle of Ely. It was founded over 65 years ago as a small cottage hospital, and has many times been extended and enlarged until now it is a general hospital and with outpatient departments.
The town and district of Wisbech itself has in the past generously supported its hospital, and recently presented a fully equipped children's wing which was opened free of debt. There is no building debt in any shape or form, but the maintenance deficits of the last few years considerably hamper the work, especially among the children, not only of the district, but those from the poorer parts of London and the industrial centres of the Midlands who come into the neighbourhood every potato and fruiting season.
The X-ray and electrical department is much too small ; the accommodation for the nursing staff inadequate ; and proper provision for normal maternity cases is urgently needed.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]


Unknown: Rev. Hugh K. Stallard


including Weather Forecast


(New Series, 5)
An anthology of Sacred Music under the direction of Sir Walford Davies
The BBC Singers


Unknown: Sir Walford Davies


A programme of Songs and Duets from Famous Operettas
Arranged by Gwen Williams and Stanford Robinson
Gitta Alpar (soprano)
Joseph Schmidt (tenor)
The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Gitta Alpar studied at the Royal Academy of Music in Budapest, from where she graduated to the Budapest Opera, and from there she went to the Berlin State Opera. While a member of this company she visited Covent Garden and sang in Der Rosenkavalier and soon afterwards played opposite Richard Tauber in the operetta Schon ist die Welt. Of recent years Miss Alpar has taken part in a number of films, including The Dubarry, Everything in Life, and Guilty Melody. In America she is well known at the Metropolitan Opera.
Joseph Schmidt , son of an Austrian farmer, began working on his father's farm. At the age of seventeen he had already made a local reputation as a singer. In 1922 he was conscripted in the army and became a drummer in the band, and during his service he made frequent appearances at military social functions. He then went to Berlin to study singing and, after trying to get into the chorus of the Berlin State Opera, he obtained a contract for the radio, and sang in a performance of Meyerbeer's L'Africana. He was so successful that he soon appeared on the screen and in opera. Since that time he has visited America, where he has become extremely popular.


Arranged By: Gwen Williams
Tenor: Joseph Schmidt
Leader: Tate Gilder
Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Conductor: Gitta Alpar
Unknown: Richard Tauber
Unknown: Joseph Schmidt


(For details, see page 70)
(6) , at 11.0
@ Shipping Forecast at 11.0

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