A dialogue story
'Naughty Sophia' (No. 4) by W. M. Letts
There will also be some pianoforte music by Cecil Dixon
5.45 From Northern Ireland:
Instruments of the Orchestra
'The Percussion Family' by T. O. Corrin
A dramatic programme by G. P. Ambrose and T. Rowland Hughes
Based upon incidents during the Rebecca Riots in Wales
Production by T. Rowland Hughes
During 1840 to 1843 the rural districts of Wales were terrorised by bodies of men disguised in women's clothes. They met at night with blackened faces, and galloped' on horseback to smash and burn the turnpike gates which were a burden on the people. Their leader was known as Rebecca, and they called themselves ' the daughters of Rebecca'. Such incidents in Glamorgan in 1843 form the background to the, story told in this dramatic programme.
(From West and Wales)
The Merry Month in Review
' Be the weather what it may, May may be regarded as the month when the May bee (by May fly out of June bug) holds a busy buzzing-bee (mebbe) '
Produced by Howard M. Lockhart
Thibaud (violin), and Cortot (pianoforte) : Sonata for violin and pianoforte (Debussy)—1 Allegro vivo. 2 Intermede: Fantasque et leger. 3 Finale: Tres anime
Cortot (pianoforte) : Preludes
(Book I) (Debussy)-No. 3 Le vent dans la plaine (The Wind in the Plain). No. 9 La Serenade interrompue (The Interrupted Serenade)
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