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A demonstration of the royal and ancient sport of Toxophily, by Captain M. G. Hogg, M.C., and others.

Captain Hogg is a member of the Royal Toxophilite Society, an organisation which was founded in the eighteenth century. He was captain of the English archery team which took part in the International Championships at Prague last year. The demonstration will take place in the grounds of Alexandra Palace at a range of twenty-seven yards.

Contributors

Archer:
Captain M. G. Hogg
Presented by:
Leslie Mitchell

Marcel Boulestin will demonstrate before the camera the making of the last of five dishes, each of which can be prepared as a separate dish, while together they make an excellent five-course dinner. Today M. Boulestin will demonstrate the preparation of Crepes Flambees.

This is the fifth and the last talk in the series by Marcel Boulestin. Since his first demonstration on January 21 he has given instructions every fortnight for the making of this five-course dinner.

Contributors

Presenter/Cook:
Marcel Boulestin

A Grand Little Opera by A.P. Herbert and Alfred Reynolds.

As well as George Baker, James Topping, and Bruce Clark, the cast includes Joan Collier, who plays the part of the housemaid. She is a twenty-three-year-old singer who has appeared in several broadcasts, both in sound and in vision. She sang in The Beloved Vagabond and excerpts from the Beggar's Opera, and in television programmes she appeared in a Variety bill in December and the first production of The Policeman's Serenade last month. She has appeared in several films, including Lilac Domino and O-Kay for Sound.

Contributors

Writer:
A.P. Herbert
Composer:
Alfred Reynolds
Musicians:
The BBC Television Orchestra
Conductor:
Hyam Greenbaum
Producer:
Stephen Thomas
The Policeman:
George Baker
The Housemaid:
Joan Collier
The Milkman:
James Topping
The Burglar:
Bruce Clark

Jack Strachey is a well-known composer of light music. Listeners will recall his compositions for the popular monthly revues. He has composed a good deal for the theatre, including several 'hits' for Chariot revues. Recently, in 1934, he wrote the ballet music for the 'Pageant of Parliament', which was presented at the Albert Hall. One of his greatest successes, however, was a song entitled 'These Foolish Things'. Originally he toured in China and Japan with 'The Quaints', a concert party that is still going strong in the Far East.

Contributors

Pianist:
Jack Strachey

with Oriel Ross, Billy Milton, Yvonne Gale And Paul Anton, Katrina Tamarova.

In addition to the appearance of Yvonne Gale and Paul Anton, and Katrina Tamarova, this cabaret programme is notable for the inclusion of Oriel Ross, who in private life is Lady Poulett. She was trained at the Royal College of Music in London, and made her first appearance on the stage at the Regent Theatre in "The Insect Play". Since then she has appeared in important stage and film roles all over the world, and has made a big reputation in straight and musical parts.

Contributors

Performer:
Oriel Ross
Performer:
Billy Milton
Performer:
Yvonne Gale
Performer:
Paul Anton
Performer:
Katrina Tamarova
Presented by:
Stephen Thomas

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