A. E. Lawton
A. E. Lawton , formerly Derbyshire cricket captain, is well known to Northern listeners, for he has given commentaries on a number of important games in the Region. This cricket talk in the middle of the football season is not out of place, for the Australians are now preparing, in the middle of their own cricket season, for the Test Matches in England next summer.
The second dramatic moment in the history of the imaginary town of Burbleton Written by G. Gustave Agate
Burbleton came into existence in June, when listeners heard, with full dramatic assistance, the history of an entirely imaginary town-planning scheme. Tonight's programme is about Burbleton's first music festival in the new hall which has been built close to the river.
Listeners will hear something of the preparations for the festival, the agitation of the committee, and the difficulty of securing the services of Sir Charles Burbleton himself. The adjudicators will be overheard expressing their opinions about themselves, life, and criticisms of music festivals; there will be some music from the. festival itself, samples of the public utterances of the adjudicators, and then the prize-giving.
Thus listeners will be able to follow both the rough course of music in 'this borough, and the story of one of the ambitious competitors.
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