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: RONALD GREENWOOD

at the Organ of the Gaumont Palace
Cinema, Birmingham

: THE BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Guy Warrack

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Guy Warrack

: AN ORGAN RECITAL

by Frederick Dalrymple from Canton Parish Church, Cardiff

Contributors

Unknown: Frederick Dalrymple

: A Northumbria Kern Supper

Today listeners will hear the merrymaking at the traditional harvest-home supper in the granary of Scrainwood Farm, Coquetdale
The programme arranged by E. S. Williams
(An electrical recording of the broadcast in the Northern programme last night)

Contributors

Arranged By: E. S. Williams

: Light Music from Holland

K.R.O. Orchestra
Conductor, Marinus van 't Woud
Piet Hartvelt (violin)
A. Bonsel (piccolo)
Ton Doomernik (bassoon)
Willy Francois (piano)
Guus Jansen (piano) from Hilversum

Contributors

Violin: Piet Hartvelt
Violin: A. Bonsel
Bassoon: Ton Doomernik
Piano: Willy Francois
Piano: Guus Jansen

: AL BOLLINGTON

at the BBC Theatre Organ

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Marek Weber and his Orchestra:
Selection, The Chocolate Soldier (Straus)
Arthur Fear (baritone): 0
Mistress Fond and Fair and Memory of a Kiss (Casanova) (Johann Strauss )
London Theatre Orchestra:
Selection, Lilac Time (Schubert, arr. Clutsam)
Lea Seidl (soprano) : Why did you kiss my heart awake ? and Little Roses, Little Flowers (Frederica) (Lehdr)
John Garrick (tenor): Come,
Gypsy and Vienna so gay (Countess Maritza) (Kálmán)
Edith Lorand and her Viennese
Orchestra: Selection, Little Dutch Girl (Kálmán)

Contributors

Unknown: Marek Weber
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Soprano: Lea Seidl
Tenor: John Garrick
Unknown: Edith Lorand

: SNOOKER

Joe Davis v. Sidney Smith
A commentary during play by Willie Smith from Thurston's Hall
This is the third match to be broadcast in this season's Daily Mail Gold Cup Tournament, and, like the previous two matches, is being played in the billiards hall which was incorporated in Thurston's new building when they moved from Catherine Street , Strand, in 1901 on the demolition of their old premises to make way for the Aldwych improvement scheme.
Thurston's, a name synonymous with billiards, goes back eighty-four years. Older fans will remember the famous ' Parlour' in Catherine
Street in which the great W. J. (Spot Stroke) Peel, who celebrates his eighty-first birthday next month, played many a match. Today's snooker match is the more interesting because the incomparable Joe Davis , playing from scratch, meets a man who will one day be his successor both at snooker and billiards — Sidney Smith , who receives 30. Davis. the professional champion in both games, has already two of these
Gold Cups on his sideboard, having won the Tournament two years in succession.
The commentary on the next Gold
Cup match will be broadcast on December 5.

Contributors

Unknown: Joe Davis
Unknown: Sidney Smith
Play By: Willie Smith
Unknown: Catherine Street
Unknown: Joe Davis
Unknown: Sidney Smith

: A SYMPHONY CONCERT

The BBC Midland Orchestra
Leader, Alfred Cave
Conducted by Leslie Heward

Contributors

Leader: Alfred Cave
Conducted By: Leslie Heward

: LIGHT MUSIC FROM CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Prague Radio Orchestra
Conductor, Otakar Parik from Prague

Contributors

Conductor: Otakar Parik

: THE LITTLE ORCHESTRA

Directed by Jack Hardy
(Northern)

Contributors

Directed By: Jack Hardy

: NEWS BULLETINS

in French, German, and Italian

: 'GOOD NEWS'

A programme devoted to The Brighter Side of Life
Contributors include :
Davy Burnaby
Mr. Flotsam and Mr. Jetsam
Roy Royston
Joan Collier and George with the Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell
Production by Pascoe Thornton
As a result of a recent paragraph in the Radio TIMES, Norman Smith , writer of one of the two letters in the Listeners' Own Number from which Charles Brewer got his idea for ' Good News ', has been traced. It is expected that, together with Margaret Westell , who wrote the other letter, he will appear in tonight's opening broadcast of the new series.
As may be expected from its title,
' Good News ' is essentially a programme of cheer. Nothing even remotely depressing may be expected in this half-hour of jollity, which will be introduced tonight and in the future with its special ' Good News ' chorus-words by David Burnaby , music by Harry Pepper.
Among the ideas contained in this programme will be the relating of the week's funniest story collected by Alan Russell , and the appearance at the microphone of people who have been directly concerned in the most cheerful news stories of the week.
Regularly appearing will be taxi-driver ' George into whose taxi Moray MacLaren got one night. Liking George's ' back view', MacLaren considered him as a broadcaster, and he has already appeared several times at the microphone, once in ' At The Black Dog ', and in two of the Crystal Palace programmes. He is over seventy, a great card, and will assist David Burnaby in compering the ' Good News ' programmes.

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Royston
Unknown: Joan Collier
Conducted By: Charles Shadwell
Production By: Pascoe Thornton
Unknown: Norman Smith
Unknown: Charles Brewer
Unknown: Margaret Westell
Unknown: David Burnaby
Music By: Harry Pepper.
Unknown: Alan Russell
Unknown: Moray MacLaren
Unknown: David Burnaby

: 'CAPTAIN MURDERER'

An Essay in the Macabre
Adapted by G. Dewi Roberts from a short story by Charles Dickens
Music composed by Norman Fulton
Produced by Olive Shapley
(Northern)

Contributors

Adapted By: G. Dewi Roberts
Story By: Charles Dickens
Composed By: Norman Fulton
Produced By: Olive Shapley

: FAMOUS MUSIC-HALLS

A pageant of entertainment, past and present, at Britain's most historic
Variety theatres
No. 4-The New Metropole,
Glasgow
(formerly known as ' The Scotia ')
The story is told by John Watt , as compere, with Tom Colquhoun in the studio and Alec Frutin , John Hamilton , and David Bernard at the theatre
Illustrated in song and speech by Charles Coborn
Ian Sadler
Madeleine Christie
James McKechnie
Jean Faulds
Halbert Tatlock
Matthew Nisbet
Together with records of some of the old stars, including Harry Lauder and Marie Loftus
The BBC Glasgow Revue Chorus
A section of the BBC Scottish
Orchestra
Conducted by Kemlo Stephen
Concluding with a relay from tonight's performance at the theatre, including
Clark and Murray
Smart and Benson
The programme compiled by Jack House and Leslie Baily
Produced by Robin Russell

Contributors

Told By: John Watt
Unknown: Tom Colquhoun
Unknown: Alec Frutin
Unknown: John Hamilton
Unknown: David Bernard
Unknown: Charles Coborn
Unknown: Ian Sadler
Unknown: Madeleine Christie
Unknown: James McKechnie
Unknown: Jean Faulds
Unknown: Halbert Tatlock
Unknown: Matthew Nisbet
Unknown: Marie Loftus
Conducted By: Kemlo Stephen
Unknown: Leslie Baily
Produced By: Robin Russell

: THE BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor. P. S. G. O'Donnell

Contributors

Unknown: S. G. O'Donnell

: THE FOURTH NEWS

(including Weather Forecast)
NEWS TALKS and SPORT

: JACK JACKSON AND HIS BAND

with Helen Clare
Jack Cooper
Joe Ferrie
The Three Jackdaws from the Dorchester Hotel

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Clare
Unknown: Jack Cooper
Unknown: Joe Ferrie

: GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Artur Schnabel (pianoforte)
Toccata in C minor (Bach). Moment musical in C sharp minor, Op. 94, No. 4 ; and moment Musical in C, Op. 94, No. 1 (Schubert)

Contributors

Pianoforte: Artur Schnabel

: NEWS SUMMARY

including Weather Forecast








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