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: THE BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Guy Warrack

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Guy Warrack

: John Sebastian Bach THE PASSION ACCORDING TO ST. JOHN

from the Royal Institution for the Blind, Edgbaston, Birmingham
Part I

: CONFOUND THE EXPERTS!

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
Experts :
Helen Simpson
Anthony Weymouth
Wilfred P. Barrett , Ph.D.
Edward Halliday
Andrew Rice
Bruce Belfrage
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.

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Simpson
Unknown: Anthony Weymouth
Unknown: Wilfred P. Barrett
Unknown: Edward Halliday
Unknown: Andrew Rice
Unknown: Bruce Belfrage
Unknown: F. H. Grisewood
Presented By: Neil Munro

: FOR THE CHILDREN

' The Pilgrim's Progress '-7 by John Bunyan
Cast
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.

Contributors

Unknown: John Bunyan
Played By: Stephen Jack
Unknown: Neville Gates
Produced By: Geoffrey Dearmer
Unknown: John Bunyan
Narrator: Carleton Hobbs
Christiana: Gladys Young
Mr Great-Heart: Valentine Dvall
Mr Valiant-for-Truth: Stuart Robertson

: PIANOFORTELEPATHY'

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.

Contributors

Played By: David Buchan
Played By: Ronald Gourley
Unknown: Ronald Gourley
Unknown: David Buchan

: THE BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell

: SUNDAY EVENING CONCERT

(Ninth Season-26)
Florence Hooton (violoncello)
The BBC Orchestra
(Section D) Leader, Paul Beard Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult

Contributors

Unknown: Florence Hooton
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult

: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

(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
Prayer
Lesson, Isaiah liii
Magnificat (Brewer in D) Creed and Prayers
Hymn, Glory be to Jesus (A. and M.
107)
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)
Blessing
Organist, Ernest Maynard

Contributors

Organist: Ernest Maynard

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

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]

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Burrough
Unknown: Alan Burrough

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: RIVERS OF EUROPE-4

The Rhine, Part 2
The series devised and conducted by Walford Hyden
Cast
Walford Hyden and his Orchestra with Laelia Finneberg and Dale Smith

Contributors

Conducted By: Walford Hyden
Unknown: Walford Hyden
Unknown: Laelia Finneberg
Unknown: Dale Smith
Alec Vaughan: Clifford Bean
Henry Audin: Bryan Powley
Florence Prinsep: Barbara MacFadyean (by Permission Of Drury Lane Theatre)








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