at the Organ of the Union Cinema,
Kingston-on-Thames Popular Medley
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, B. Walton O'Donnell
Questions and Answers on today's moralities
Put by W. J. H. Sprott
Answered by John Kay
(An electrical recording of the talk broadcast in the Northern programme on January 14, 1938)
This is one of a series of conversations in which W. J. H. Sprott will talk to men of strong convictions, usually unorthodox. Mr. Sprott is lecturer in philosophy at the University College of Nottingham. The subject of his talk is Pacifism.
W. J. H.
Sylvia Patriss (soprano)
The Macnaghten String Quartet:
Anne Macnaghten (violin)
Elise Desprez (violin)
Phyllis Chapman (viola)
Olive Richards (violoncello)
by Enid Purdey
A short story by Holloway Horn read by the author
from the University, Leeds
A Recital by Lorna Wood (pianoforte) and Christine McClure (mezzo-soprano)
The Pro Arte String Quartet:
Quartet in D, Op. 33, No. 6 (Haydn) -1 Vivace assai. 2 Andante. 3
Scherzo Allegro. 4 Finale: Allegretto. Interludium in modo antico (No. 3 of Five Novellettes, Op. 15) (Glazunov)
(By permission of Brigadier H. G. Grant ,
Conducted by Captain F. J. Ricketts
Director of Music, Royal Marines
Winifred Andrews (mezzo-soprano) from the Abbey Hall, Plymouth
Captain F. J.
Leader, Alva Spiero from the Hotel Victoria, London
Listeners are to hear four recorded numbers by the musical-comedy star who was formally a cabaret artist in America and made an immediate hit when she first appeared on the London stage, at the London Hippodrome in 1932, as Molly Harper in Out of the Bottle. She became a film star in the same year. The items chosen for today's broadcast are ' Swing ', ' Excuse Me ', ' By the Fireside ', and ' A pretty girl is like a melody', the latter from the film The Great Ziegfeld.
A Cavalcade of Famous Lyric
Authors past and present
A. P. Herbert
Holt Marvel !
Devised and introduced by Bruce Sievier
At the pianos
Alan Paul and Albert Arlen
Presented by Mark H. Lubbock
The Radiobiography of W. H. BERRY
Presented by Leslie Baily and E:harles Brewer
Compered by The Playgoer
Memories of a celebrated comedian's career-Victorian smoking concerts -seaside concert parties-famous musical comedies at London theatres -farce-and, most recently, radio.
Mr. Berry will be assisted in this programme by: Phyllis Dare
Harry S. Pepper
And the recorded voices of: Evelyn Laye
The cast also includes: J. B. Rowe , Gwyneth Lascelles , Muriel George , Nancy Pawley , Paul England,
The BBC Revue Chorus and the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Mark H. Lubbock
Pictures of W. H. Berry in some of his many rôles will be found on page 7. Star-Gazing ' was broadcast in the National programme on Tuesday evening
including Weather Forecast
' Communication by Land '
A feature programme written by Stephen Potter
Produced by John Pudney and Leslie Stokes
Roads have always been as much a cause as a consequence of civilisation. They both precede and follow it. In this programme listeners are to hear something about the construction of roads and railways in the British Empire, and about that all important thing for so many people-bicycling to work. This is the first broadcast in a new series of. feature programmes about the lines to be seen on the map. ' Communication by Land ' will be followed by programmes on communications by sea, by air, and by telegraphy.
Solo oboe, Leon Goossens
The Reid Symphony Orchestra
Leader, Kenneth Anderson
Conductor, Sir Donald F. Tovey from the Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Sir Donald F.
and his Orchestra
with Evelyn Dall, Vera Lynn, Max Bacon, The Manhattan Three
Ambrose and his
A commentary during the final stages of the Swaythling Cup by Thomas Woodrooffe from the Royal Albert Hall
An explanation of the Swaythling Cup contest, staged by the International Table Tennis Federation, is given by W. J. Pope , Hon. Sec. of the English Table Tennis Association, in an article on page 12 of this issue. The cup is to be played for this year by sixteen nations. Any nation may compete provided it is affiliated to the Federation. America won it last year, when it was played for in Vienna.
Play in the singles and doubles tournaments takes place from January 24 to January 28 at the Royal Albert Hall. The finals of individual events will be played on Saturday, January 29 at Wembley. Tonight Thomas Woodrooffe will give a commentary on some of the games in the finals of the Swaythling Cup, and on Saturday, F. H. Grisewood will be giving a commentary from Wembley. It is hoped that listeners will hear some of the final of the men's singles.
(including Weather Forecast)
SPORT. TOPICAL TALKS
with JIMMY MACK , AL CAMPBELL ,
THE FOUR MIKES from the Albert Ballroom , Glasgow
Dora Labette (soprano), Leeds
Festival Choir and London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bart.: Kyrie (Mass in C minor, K. 427) (Mozart)
Berlin Philharmonic Choir, conducted by Siegfried Ochs , Ursula van Diencn (soprano): Laudate Dominum (Vesperae de Confessore, K.339) (Mozart)
Royal Choral Society : The
Heavens are telling ; Achieved is the Glorious Work (The Creation) (Haydn)
including Weather Forecast