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: EVELYN CREES (contralto) LESLIE CUTTRISS (baritone) MURIEL TOOKEY (violin)



Unknown: Leslie Cuttriss
Unknown: Muriel Tookey
Unknown: Evelyn Crees
Unknown: Muriel Tookey

: The Children's Hour

' Mary Plain in Town '—10
'Which has got Mary, Measles, and Murphy in it' by GWYNEDD RAE , told by HILDA BIRCH
JACKO will sing
'How and Why '—6, ' Why we Spring-clean Public Buildings ' by VERNON BROOK
HARRY ENGLEMAN (pianoforte)


Unknown: Gwynedd Rae
Told By: Hilda Birch
Unknown: Vernon Brook
Pianoforte: Harry Engleman

: The First News

including Weather Forecast and Bulletin for Farmers, followed by Midland Announcements

: Opening Night at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden: Wagner's Opera Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Introduction to Act I
Act I at 6.35, Act III at 9.45
(Act II will be broadcast in the National programme at 8.25)
Act I. Scene: The Interior of St. Katherine's Church
For details of cast, see page 28
Ernest Newman tells the story of the opera on page 11


Conductor, PERCY COOK
PAUL BRITTAIN (pianoforte)
Kettering Rifle Band had its origin over a century ago, when it was founded as a Yeomanry Band in the kitchen of Chesham House, to which the present Band returns each Christmas to give a programme of Yuletide music. In 1898 the Band represented England in an international contest at Dieppe. Notable Bandmasters of the past have been James Fisher Mobbs and Thomas Seddon. The present conductor, who is also the Secretary, has held office since 1924.
Paul Brittain has broadcast several times. His real name is Victor Gamson, and he is well-known both as a cartoonist and a syncopating pianist.


Conductor: Percy Cook
Pianoforte: Paul Brittain
Unknown: James Fisher Mobbs
Unknown: Thomas Seddon.
Unknown: Paul Brittain
Unknown: Victor Gamson
Pianist: Paul Brittain
Unknown: Paul Brittain


Directed by HENRY HALL
(From Regional)
, at 9.30


Directed By: Henry Hall

: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act III

Scene I : Sachs's Workshop
Scene II : An open meadow on the Pegnitz

: News Summary

Weather Forecast and News

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