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: National Programme

(with the exception of the Running Commentaries, which will not be broadcast on this wavelength)

: The Children's Hour

Susan McAlister Bevington-Bales
A' Tinytalk ' by DOROTHY
EVELYN AMEY at the Piano


Unknown: Susan McAlister
Unknown: Evelyn Amey

: A. K. HAMILTON JENKIN: 'Tales of the Cornish Wreckers'

(From Bristol)
The talk to be given this week by A. K. Hamilton Jenkin deals with a subject on which Cornishmen are occasionally sensitive. However, the charges that have been levelled against them of luring ships in for the sake of plunder have been generally disproved by Mr. Jenkin himself in one of his books, ' Cornish Seafarers '.
At the same time, as he has shown, a wreck with its promise of food and wine was looked upon in the bad old days of desperate poverty as a veritable gift from the gods. On the merest chance of a wreck occurring, the miners would leave their work and, in companies ' often two thousand strong ', follow the vessel for miles along the coast. That under such circumstances the half-starved population sometimes showed less concern for the sailors than for looting the cargo, is more than probable.
But one must remember that their ill-deeds were performed in the white heat of excitement produced by the atmosphere of a wreck and not as the result of cold-blooded scheming to deprive others of their lives and property.


Unknown: A. K. Hamilton Jenkin

: 'Blaze Thumtax ',

a story by PETER SHAW BAKER , told by SUE


Story By: Peter Shaw Baker

: ' The First News'

Weather Forecast, First General News Bulletin and Bulletin for Farmers, followed by Regional Announcements

: Ar Gae'r Eisteddfod

(At the Eisteddfod)
Awn a chwi heno, mewn dychymyg, i'r Eisteddfod Genedlaethol. Crwydrwn yma ac acw ar y Cae, gan godi hyn a allwn o'r siarad ymlith yr Eisteddfodwyr -rhai yn ddigri a rhai o ddifrif. Byddwn yn sicr o alw heibio'r Pafiliwn i glywed ychydig o'r canu a barn ' y bobl yn y bac' amo. Ysgrifennwyd y rhaglen gan LEYSHON WILLIAMS
(A Feature Programme by Leyshon Williams dealing with the National Eisteddfod. A microphone will move about the Eisteddfod Field and Pavilion, picking up what it can)


(Plymouth Division)
(By kind permission of Brigadier J. W. Hitdleston )
Conducted by Lieutenant F. J. RICKETTS '
!Director of Music, Royal Marines)
Relayed from The Abbey Hall,


Unknown: J. W. Hitdleston
Conducted By: Lieutenant F. J. Ricketts
Baritone: Hooper Bussell

: ' How be things gwain?' or ' Overheard on the Farm '

The first of a short series of conversations between experts, consumers and producers of the farming industry. To get them we visit the farm itself and overhear what is being talked about in cowshed or dairy
(From Bristol)

: ' The Second News '

Weather Forecast
Second General News Bulletin


Conducted by SYDNEY LIPTON
Relayed from Grosvenor House,
Park Lane
(London Regional Programme)


Conducted By: Sydney Lipton

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