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'Winter Pitfalls'
R. Gamble
In his broadcast today Reginald Gamble will be coming alone to the microphone to discuss winter pitfalls and the vital necessity of bringing
stocks of bees through the coming months. Unless strict
taken he fears that losses will be heavy—even up to fifty per cent. for the stocks have come through one of the poorest of seasons.
Gamble's book, 'Bee-Keeping', which many listeners have been anxious to hear about, has just been published by the National
Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs, with companion books, 'The
Farm' and 'Rabbit-Keeping'. They are obtainable from the Federation at Oaklings, Canons Place, Radlett, Herts, price 6d., or 8d. post free, while editions at 1s are published by Longmans Green. Books on other
Objects of interest to listeners to Backyard talks are


Reginald Gamble

Act 1 of the opera by Mozart from Sadler's Wells Theatre
The action , in room in Count Almaviva's Castle, near action takes place in a room in Seville
Cast in order of appearance:
Chorus of Villagers
^. , . caHipr's Wells Orchestra (leader,
The Sadler's Wells Chorus and the Sadler's Wells Orchestra (leader,
Joseph Shadwick ), conductor, Lawrance Collingwood. Producer,
Barret Gordon. Chorus Master, Geoffrey Corbett


Joseph Shadwick
Lawrance Collingwood.
Barret Gordon.
Chorus Master:
Geoffrey Corbett
Arnold Matters
Ruth Naylor
Dr Bartolo:
Harry Brindle
Valetta Iacopi
Rose Norris
Count Almaviva:
Sumner Austin
Don Basilio:
Powell Lloyd

' Blue Peter-What He Did and What He Would Have Done'
Jack Jarvis and Wilfrid Taylor
This spring a wonder three-year-old called Blue Peter prophetically won the Blue Riband Stakes over the Epsom mile, and he was whispered as a wonder horse. His adherents were delighted when he went on to win the first of the classics-the Two Thousand Guineas
-at Newmarket. When he confounded his detractors-not that there were many—by winning the Derby, he was the means of creating three records. E. Smith the jockey, Jack Jarvis the trainer, and Lord Rosebery the owner, won their first Derby (although Lord Rosebery's father had won the Derby three times).
It is a triumph for this series to have succeeded in bringing
Jack Jarvis to the microphone today to discuss a horse from his own stable that may have been the horse of the century, but might have been beaten in the St. Leger, if it had been run, by the Frenchman, Pharis II, winner of the Grand Prix. Jack Jarvis will discuss the pros and cons with the professional race reader, Wilfrid Taylor , who has assisted Thomas Woodrooffe in all his big race commentaries. r


Jack Jarvis
Wilfrid Taylor
Blue Peter
E. Smith
Jack Jarvis
Jack Jarvis
Jack Jarvis
Wilfrid Taylor
Thomas Woodrooffe

(Section A)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Frank Bridge
A Tchaikovsky Programme
Italian Capriccio, Op. 45
Waltz (Serenade for strings)
Suite, Casse-Noisette (Nutcracker)
1 Miniature Overture. 2 March. 3 Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy. 4 Russian Dance: Trepak. 5 Arabian Dance. 6 Chinese Dance. 7 Reed-Pipe Dance. 8 Flower Waltz


Paul Beard
Conducted By:
Frank Bridge

Devised by Rion Voigt
Who has not dreamed of becoming a star in a night, of holding an audience spellbound, of a tempest of cheering as the curtain falls ? Tonight a lucky few, picked from the audience, will be given a chance to make their dreams come true
Incidental Music by the Dance Orchestra, conducted by Billy Ternent
Presented by Vernon Harris


Rion Voigt
Conducted By:
Billy Ternent
Presented By:
Vernon Harris

The Ansells (John and Eric) in a programme of their music supported by Bernard Ansell , Billie Baker , Kenneth Ellis and the BBC Theatre Orchestra (leader, Tate Gilder ), conducted by John Ansell
The programme presented by Mark H. Lubbock


Bernard Ansell
Billie Baker
Kenneth Ellis
Tate Gilder
Conducted By:
John Ansell
Presented By:
Mark H. Lubbock

Portrait of Samuel Butler , author of ' Erewhon'
Written and produced by Stephen Potter
Music arranged by Maurice Brown


Samuel Butler
Produced By:
Stephen Potter
Arranged By:
Maurice Brown
Samuel Butler:
Cecil Trouncer
Theobald Pontifex:
D A Clarke-Smith
Christina Pontifex:
Gladys Young
Festing Jones:
Leo Genn
Festing Jones:
Valentine Dyall
Festing Jones:
Barbara Couper,
Laidman Brown

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