Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Guy Warrack
from the Royal Institution for the Blind, Edgbaston, Birmingham
A game designed to challenge the knowledge of the expert
The questions and answers for today's programme are submitted by students from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, the London University, the Central School of Fine Arts, the Women's League of Health and Beauty, and the London Polytechnic
Wilfred P. Barrett , Ph.D.
Master of ceremonies,
F. H. Grisewood
The programme arranged and presented by Neil Munro
The radio parlour game has in recent months become quite a feature of broadcasting, and this afternoon a new experiment will be tried, when, confronted by the questions of a number of student bodies, a group of experts selected by the BBC will show just how expert they are. The questions have a wide range, and will include teasers from the simplest kind of ' catch ' to the severest tests of expert erudition.
The BBC is so confident in the ability of its experts to keep the flag of knowledge flying that it has backed them to the extent of five shillings per question. That is to say, should no member of the team be able to answer a question accurately the sum of five shillings will be paid into the fund for the Week's Good Cause. Each question will be directed primarily at the expert most likely to be able to answer it. Should he or she fail to do so, other members of the team may, by a show of hands, volunteer their confidence.
' The Pilgrim's Progress '-7 by John Bunyan
Other parts played by : Stephen Jack (by permission of Drury Lane
Theatre), Neville Gates
Adapted and produced by Geoffrey Dearmer
This afternoon the radio version of John Bunyan 's masterpiece comes to its close. When Christiana, her four boys, and Mercy, with Mr. Great-Heart and their leader, leave the cave of Giant Maul, they are joined by many new and famous characters. These follow the road taken by Christian and Hopeful, and are joined by Mr. Valiant-for-Truth, who will sing the Pilgrim Song and speak the great closing passage in which he bequeaths his sword to his successor.
A Musical Game for Two played by David Buchan and Ronald Gourley
This afternoon Ronald Gourley and David Buchan , two well-known broadcasters who are both blind, will do something seldom attempted before. ' Pianofortelepathy ' consists, with these versatile artists, in simultaneous improvisation around certain given tunes.
Neither Gourley nor Buchan can explain how this feat is performed, since there can be no rehearsal. The only solution seems to be that, musically, their minds move in the same direction. Two pianos will be used, and the players will be given the tunes they are to play and the musical form in which they are to be treated. The programme should be not only first-class entertainment, but of great interest to all musicians.
Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell
Florence Hooton (violoncello)
The BBC Orchestra
(Section D) Leader, Paul Beard Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
(Church of England) from Bath Abbey
The Bells g.O Order of Service
Hymn, Breathe on me, breath of God
(A. and M. 671 ; S.P. 458)
Confession, Absolution, and Lord's
Lesson, Isaiah liii
Magnificat (Brewer in D) Creed and Prayers
Hymn, Glory be to Jesus (A. and M.
Address by the Ven. W. MARSHALL
SELWYN, Archdeacon of Bath, and Rector of Bath Abbey
Hymn, There is a green hill far away
(A. and M. 332 ; S.P. 131)
Organist, Ernest Maynard
An appeal on behalf of CAMBRIDGE HOUSE by ALAN BURROUGH, President of the Cambridge University Boat Club
Cambridge House, the Cambridge University Settlement, has been engaged in social work in South London for nearly fifty years. Besides running boys' clubs, the settlement is also responsible for a large and active poor man's lawyer, which gives free legal advice. Recently a playing-field and sports ground has been acquired for the use of the youth of South London.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to Alan Burrough , Esq., [address removed]
including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping
The Rhine, Part 2
The series devised and conducted by Walford Hyden
Walford Hyden and his Orchestra with Laelia Finneberg and Dale Smith
MacFadyean (by Permission Of Drury Lane Theatre)