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Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell
(Solo to be played by all the clarinets of the Military Band. Principal clarinet, William J. Matthews )


Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell
Clarinet: William J. Matthews


' Pioneers for the Kingdom'
Charles T. Studd
Other parts played by Frith Banbury , Josephine Wilson , Wilfred Fletcher ,
Phil Ray
Written and produced by Geoffrey Dearmer


Unknown: Charles T. Studd
Played By: Frith Banbury
Played By: Josephine Wilson
Played By: Wilfred Fletcher
Unknown: Phil Ray
Produced By: Geoffrey Dearmer
Charles T Studd: Carleton Hobbs


Some unfamiliar records found in the BBC Gramophone Library by Robin Duff


Unknown: Robin Duff


by Constance Carrodus
Constance Carrodus is one of the most accomplished singers of folk tongs in the country. She brings to her singing of these not only a beautiful voice but a capacity for entering into the character of the song in question.
She sings folk songs of all countries in their original languages, and in a programme a few months ago gave her impression of five different types of singers. Since then she has frequently broadcast these musical portraits. She is often asked who her partner is, and her correspondents find it hard to believe that she has none.
Constance Carrodus was born in Lancashire, and gave her first broadcast from Manchester some years ago.
She studied at the Manchester
College of Music, and subsequently became interested in character work and travelled extensively, studying the peoples of different countries and their songs.
This evening's broadcast will be a request programme.


Unknown: Constance Carrodus
Unknown: Constance Carrodus
Unknown: Constance Carrodus


Leader, Harold Fairhursr -
Conductor, Richard Austin
May Blyth (soprano) from the Pavilion, Bournemouth (Soloist, HAROLD FAIRHURST> )Anthony Collins's Suite is based on three well-known songs by the late Percy French, a popular song writer and entertainer who lived in Dublin. The composer has treated the tunes of these songs very freely. ' Hannigan's Aunt' has been turned into a battle march, while the well-known and popular ' Phil the Fluter's Ball' has become a lively reel.
(Soloist, MAY BLYTH> )


Leader: Harold Fairhursr
Conductor: Richard Austin
Soloist: Harold Fairhurst>
Soloist: May Blyth>


A serial play for broadcasting in six weekly episodes
Adapted by Winifred Carey from the story by John Buchan with Jack Livesey as Richard Hannay
Episode 1—' The Man who Died'
Members of the Black Stone Secret
Others taking part : Elizabeth Cameron , Frank Eynstone , Ben Levy ,
Ian Sadler , Janette Selkirk
Production by James McKechnie
When it was first published in the early days of the war ' The Thirty-Nine Steps ' caused something of a sensation. In it John Buchan revealed not only his great powers of dramatic story-telling, but his sense of the drama behind some phases of international affairs.
Richard Hannay , hero of the story, fights all the time a lone battle against the forces of corruption that he has sworn to overthrow. The thirty-nine steps are a mystery to him, and one that he does not solve until the end of the story.
See the article by George Burnett on page 6


Adapted By: Winifred Carey
Story By: John Buchan
Unknown: Jack Livesey
Unknown: Elizabeth Cameron
Unknown: Frank Eynstone
Unknown: Ben Levy
Unknown: Ian Sadler
Unknown: Janette Selkirk
Production By: James McKechnie
Unknown: John Buchan
Unknown: Richard Hannay
Unknown: George Burnett
Mr Mitchell, a friend of Hannay's: A. J. Crawford
The Count: W H D Joss
Hawk (' The Colonel'): Halbert Tatlock
Olsen: Harvey Sheppard
Mellor: W. H. D. Joss
Franklyn P Scudder, an American journalist: Jack Sinclair


(Church of England) from Winchester Cathedral
The Bells
8.0 Order of Service
Hymn, Spirit of mercy, truth, and love (A. and M. 155 ; S.P. 184)
Psalm lxxxv
Lesson, Isaiah vi, 1-8
Magnificat (Nicholson, in D flat) Intercessions and Thanksgivings
Anthem, Hail, gladdening light (A. and M. 18) (Geoffrey Shaw)
Address by the Rev. ROGER LLOYD ,
Canon of Winchester
Hymn, Crown him with many crowns
(A. and M. 304)
Organist and Choirmaster,
T. Harold Rhodes


Unknown: Rev. Roger Lloyd
Choirmaster: T. Harold Rhodes


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(New Series, No. 2)
Appleton Moore (baritone) Joseph Dudley (solo cornet)
The BBC Men's Theatre Chorus
The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conducted by Charles Groves
The programme arranged by Gwen Williams


Baritone: Appleton Moore
Baritone: Joseph Dudley
Leader: Tate Gilder
Conducted By: Charles Groves
Arranged By: Gwen Williams


A Programme of Melody \ presented by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC Theatre Organ with Mario ' Harp ' Lorenzi


Presented By: Sandy MacPherson

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