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with Brian Lawrance
(All arrangements by Fred Hartley)


Unknown: Brian Lawrance


Pioneers for the Kingdom
11-' Elizabeth Fry ' by Morna Stuart
The cast includes
Mary O'Farrell , Muriel Pavlow , Barbara MacFadyean , Sheila Borrett , Molly Rankin , Denys Blakelock , Ralph Truman , Harold Scott ,
Robert Holland , Beatrice Rowe
Produced by Geoffrey Dearmer
This play reconstructs the wonderful work done by the Quakeress, Elizabeth Fry , in reforming prison conditions 120 years ago. The scenes shift from Newgate (where she won the confidence of desperate prisoners) to Whitehall (where she fought to have light and air let into their cells); to the convict ships at the docks ; and then to her home and her eleven children. The broadcast ends with a sidelight on her Continental journeys to visit reigning monarchs who wanted advice from her.


Unknown: Elizabeth Fry
Unknown: Morna Stuart
Unknown: Mary O'Farrell
Unknown: Muriel Pavlow
Unknown: Barbara MacFadyean
Unknown: Sheila Borrett
Unknown: Molly Rankin
Unknown: Denys Blakelock
Unknown: Ralph Truman
Unknown: Harold Scott
Unknown: Robert Holland
Unknown: Beatrice Rowe
Produced By: Geoffrey Dearmer
Unknown: Elizabeth Fry


A light concert from
Berlin Georg Haentzschel (pianoforte)
Emil Roosz 's Orchestra


Pianoforte: Berlin Georg Haentzschel
Pianoforte: Emil Roosz


Leader, Alfred Barker
Conducted by Arnold Perry


Leader: Alfred Barker
Conducted By: Arnold Perry


Ships you will see on your holiday
Commander A. B. Campbell
There is no half-way house: a raconteur is either bad, in which case he is a bore, or a raconteur is good, in which case he is a joy, however long he speaks. Commander Campbell is no bore. His reminiscences of the sea have shown him to be a master of impromptu speaking at the microphone. Before he swapped horses' to become a publisher he was a sailor who had served in every part of the globe. For twelve years he was an officer in the Mercantile Marine, and from the outbreak of the war he served in the Royal Navy, doing valuable work with mine-sweepers and later with armed merchant cruisers. In the talk he is to give today he proposes to tell holiday-makers on the coast and on cruises of the ships they may see. But, as he himself says, ' 'I use no script. Until the red light glows I don't know exactly what I'm going to talk about.' Of one thing listeners can be sure, however-an abundance of good stories.


Unknown: A. B. Campbell


by Oda Slobodskaya (soprano)


Conductor, B. Walton O'Donnell
Ben Williams (tenor)


Conductor: B. Walton O'Donnell
Tenor: Ben Williams


(Church of England) from St. Matthew's, Westminster
Organ Voluntary
8.0 Order of Service
Lord's Prayer
Confession and Absolution Versicles and Responses Psalms xci, cxxxiv
Lesson, Jeremiah xiv, 9
Hymn, Lord, who shall sit beside
Thee ? (E.H. 232 ; S.P. 234)
Nunc Dimittis
Versicles and Responses Prayers
Hymn, Ye watchers and ye holy ones'
(E.H. 519)
Address by the Rev. Canon K. E. KIRK, D.D .
Hymn, Glory to Thee, my God, this night (E.H. 267 ; A. and M. 23)
Organist, Norman W. Newell


Unknown: Rev. Canon K. E. Kirk, D.D
Organist: Norman W. Newell


including Weather Forecast


(Section C)
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by Julian- Clifford
Schumann's C major Symphony is really his third symphony. It was wrongly numbered because the second symphony was published last of all. The composer's biographer, Wasielewsky, tells us that Schumann said of this work : ' I sketched it when I was in a condition of great physical suffering; I may say it was, as it were, the resistance of the spirit which has here visibly influenced me. I sought to contend with my bodily state. The first movement is full of this contest, and is in its character very freakish and contumacious.'


Unknown: Laurance Turner


' Sunlight and Sea '
A tour of the romantic coast-line and the quiet rivers of Devon and Cornwall, where thousands of visitors from all over the British Isles are spending summer holidays
Produced by Francis Dillon
(From West)


Produced By: Francis Dillon

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