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Another parlour game presented by Neil Munro
Devised by Harry S. Pepper
Chief Puzzler, Lionel Gamlin
Those taking part will be :
Guess who!
Produced by Ronald Waldman


Presented By: Neil Munro
Unknown: Harry S. Pepper
Unknown: Lionel Gamlin
Produced By: Ronald Waldman

: A Children's Service

from Dr. Barnardo's Boys' Garden City Church, Woodford Bridge, Essex
Order of Service
Hymn, Jesus, where'er thy people meet (A. and M. 529)
Psalm cxix, 9-16
Lesson, St. John xiv, 1-14
Hymn, Thou art the way (A. and M. 199)
Collects and prayers
Hymn, It is a thing most wonderful (E.H. 597)
Address by the Rev. F. C. MacDonald, Governor, Dr. Barnardo's Technical School
Hymn, Put thou thy trust in God (A. and M. 692)


Speaker: Rev. F.C. MacDonald
Organist: E.W.B. Bristow


A short story by Sean O'Faolain adapted for broadcasting and read by the author


Story By: Sean O'Faolain


(mandolin and banjo)


Leader, Tate Gilder
Conducted by Eldridge Newman
This evening Eldridge Newman. who for years has been conductor of the Folkestone Municipal Orchestra, conducts the BBC Theatre Orchestra for the first time in what is, incidentally, the last broadcast by that combination before its members go on leave.
Eldridge Newman has been broadcasting since the Marconi House experimental station days. He took up his present appointment after the Leas Cliff Hall had been open only a year, and has conducted close on 700 symphony concerts at Folkestone, as well as innumerable light concerts. He instituted the famous Folkestone Music Festivals.


Leader: Tate Gilder
Conducted By: Eldridge Newman
Unknown: Eldridge Newman.
Unknown: Eldridge Newman
Unknown: Cliff Hall


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
Episode2—' The Milkman and the Innkeeper'
Malcolm, a young Scottish innkeeper
Tom Smith
Others taking part: A. Alison Agnew , Elizabeth Cameron , Frank Eynstone , Ben Levy , Ian Sadler , Robert Wilson
Production by James McKechnie
Last week listeners heard how Richard Hannay , a young colonial of Scottish parentage, arrived in London with the idea of settling down in the Old Country. One night, a strange man, an American journalist called Scudder, accosted Hannay at the door of his flat and begged for sanctuary. Subsequently Scudder unfolded a diabolical plot, which he said was hatched by a secret society called ' The Black Stone ', to involve Britain in a war. Three of the chief members of this secret society were in England, and Scudder was convinced that they were ' after him '. Hannay was rather sceptical, although the man's earnestness impressed him. This week Richard Hannay finds that Scudder was speaking the truth.


Adapted By: Winifred Carey
Story By: John Buchan
Unknown: Jack Livesey
Unknown: Tom Smith
Unknown: A. Alison Agnew
Unknown: Elizabeth Cameron
Unknown: Frank Eynstone
Unknown: Ben Levy
Unknown: Ian Sadler
Unknown: Robert Wilson
Production By: James McKechnie
Unknown: Richard Hannay
Unknown: Black Stone
Unknown: Richard Hannay
Scudder, an American journalist: Jack Sinclair
Members of the Black Stone secret Society: Hawk (' The Colonel'): Halbert Tatlock
Members of the Black Stone secret Society: Olsen: Harvey Sheppard
Members of the Black Stone secret Society: Mellor: W H D Joss


(Free Church) from the Free Church,
Hampstead Garden Suburb
Organ Voluntary
8.0 Order of Service
Invocation and Lord's Prayer
Hymn, Let all the world in every corner sing (Rv. C.H. 15 ; A. and M. 548)
Lesson, Romans 8, w. 18-25 Magnificat (Rv. C.H. 715) Prayers
Hymn, Sometimes a light surprises
(Rv. C.H. 439 ; S.P. 643)
Address by the Rev. FRANK H. BALLARD
Hymn, God moves in a mysterious way (Rv. C.H. 31; A. and M. 373)
Organist, R. Chamberlain


Unknown: Rev. Frank H. Ballard
Organist: R. Chamberlain


An appeal on behalf of THE VICTORIA HOME FOR INVALID
Some fifty years ago the Victoria Home for Invalid Children at Margate was founded as a real home, where the children of poor parents could recover after treatment in hospitals where room could no longer be found for them.
During the last two years the committee of management have been obliged to spend considerable sums on such special work as the improvement of the operating theatre, the provision of better isolation rooms, and the complete overhaul of the kitchen premises. Added to these are the precautionary measures enforced by the international situation.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to Robert Donat , Esq., [address removed].


Unknown: Robert Donat
Unknown: Robert Donat


including Weather Forecast ant'
Forecast for Shipping


(Section B)
Leader, Paul Beard Conducted by Clarence Raybould


Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Clarence Raybould


A radio play by Arthur Watkyn
Other parts will be played by : D. Cliff Davies , Patrick Williams , Jack James , Sidney Evans , Godfrey Phillips , Madoline Thomas ,
Mary Vickery
The scene is London
Production by Dafydd Gruffydd


Play By: Arthur Watkyn
Played By: D. Cliff Davies
Played By: Patrick Williams
Played By: Jack James
Played By: Sidney Evans
Played By: Godfrey Phillips
Unknown: Madoline Thomas
Unknown: Mary Vickery
Production By: Dafydd Gruffydd
Of the Intelligence Service: D4: G J Morley Peel
Derwent: Philip Phillips
Hitch: Lyn Joshua
Alfred Glassbrook: Cuthbert Chegwidden
Lady Ann Glassbrook: Kitty Short
Bill Glassbrook: Donald Wells
Greta Glassbrook: Vera Meazey
Maud Glassbrook: Nan Porter
Isidore C Glassbrook: W. P. Thomas

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