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played by Sidney Harrison
Sidney Harrison , who is also broadcasting this afternoon at 3 p.m. to the Forces, has given concerts all over the country, and in Scandinavia, the Low Countries, and France. He also teaches at the Guildhall School of Music and Dramatic Art.
Few are more versatile. He has composed music which has been. given by the Contemporary Music Centre ; has written examination pieces for children; and has scored a tune for revue-orchestra to help a conductor friend out. His book, ' Music for the Multitude ', promises to repeat in America the success it has enjoyed in England.


Played By:
Sidney Harrison
Played By:
Sidney Harrison

A talk by the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Stamford, J.P., D.L., Sidney Morton , and C. F. Ross
' Who will serve ? ' That is the motto of the Voluntary Land Club which was formed as the result of the appeal by Sir Reginald Dorman -Smith, when he was Minister of Agriculture, for voluntary helpers in the fields. This afternoon vnu are to hear all about the aims of the club and how farmers have been helped by voluntary workers.
The parent centre is at
Altrincham, Cheshire, and speakers
. will include its President the Earl of Stamford, its Hon-Secretary, C. F. Ross , and its Hon.TAgricultural Adviser, Sidney Morton , who runs a modern farm at Altrincham.


Sidney Morton
C. F. Ross
Sir Reginald Dorman
C. F. Ross
Sidney Morton

with Vera Lennox, Dudley Rolph, Diana Morrison, Sam Costa, Gwen Lewis, Dick Francis, the Cavendish Three, Sidney Burchall

The BBC Variety Orchestra, led by George Deason, conducted by Frank Cantell

Production by Martyn C. Webster


Vera Lennox
Dudley Rolph
Diana Morrison
Sam Costa
Gwen Lewis
Dick Francis
Sidney Burchall
George Deason
Production by:
Martyn C. Webster

Act 3 of Mozart's opera
Performed by the Sadler's Wells
Opera Company
Scene 1: An antechamber in the Count's palace near Seville (after noon)
Scene. 2: The Great Hall in the palace (evening)
Cast in order of appearance
The Sadler's Wells Chorus
The Sadler's Wells Orchestra Leader, E. Joseph Shadwick
Conductor, Lawrance Collingwood Chorus Master, Geoffrey Corbett
Clive Carey 's production ; supervised by John B. Gordon
Before the law case between Figaro and Marcellina takes place, Susanna comes to the Count to persuade him to give judgment against Marcellina, and in return she will meet him in the garden that evening. The agrees but overhears Susanna telling
Figaro and vows vengeance. When the case is heard the Count decrees that Figaro must marry Marcellina or pay damages. A diversion is created when it is discovered that
Figaro is the long-lost son of Bartolo and Marcellina, who finally agree to his marriage with Susanna.
The marriage festivities are about to begin. The Countess and Susanna have agreed to disguise themselves in each other's clothes and the Countess will then meet the Count in the garden. When the celebrations begin Susanna seizes an opportunity to slip a note into the Count's hand giving him a rendezvous for the evening.


E. Joseph Shadwick
Lawrance Collingwood
Chorus Master:
Geoffrey Corbett
Chorus Master:
Clive Carey
John B. Gordon
Count Almaviva:
Sumner Austin
Countess Almaviva:
Joan Cross
Susanna, Counted Almaviva's maid:
Ruth Naylor
Figaro, valet to the Count:
Arnold Matters
Don Curzio, a lawyer:
Morgan Jones
Dr Bartolo, formerly the Countess's guardian:
Harry Brindle
Marcellina, Dr Bartolo's house-keeper:
Valetta Iacopi
Barbarina, Antonio's daughter:
Sybil Hambleton
Cherubino, the Count's page:
Rose Morris
Antonio, gardener, uncle to Susanna:
Ronald Stear

This is the first of a series of at least seven broadcasts in which the voice of the British worker, from factory, workshop, farm, and ship-yard, will be heard telling the one half of the world how the other half lives and works. In these broadcasts ordinary men will come to the microphone to assist the BBC in :ts aim of reflecting the daily life and thought of the country.
Each of the speakers will try to give the listener a picture of his or her life in terms of the worries, pleasures, thoughts, and subjects of conversation that go to make up the I working day.

For the seventh season and two hundred and thirteenth time we silence the roar of London and from its great crowds we bring to the microphone some of the interesting people who are
'IN TOWN TONIGHT' introducing
Personalities in every walk of life in interviews with Lionel Gamlin and Joan Miller-the Picture Page Girl Flashes from the news of the week Edited and produced by C. F. Meehan


Lionel Gamlin
Produced By:
C. F. Meehan

A problem in detection in two parts by Anthony Berkeley
The second of a series of original plays for broadcasting, written by members of the Detection Club and produced by John Cheatle
Part 1 - 'The Crime'
The characters are:
Eddie Hutton; Blanche Hutton, his wife; Mrs. Wainewright, a landlady; Superintendent Thomas; Sergeant Pierce; Major Drake; Detective-Inspector Clarke; Dr. Prince, Police Surgeon; Roger Sheringham
The solution to the problem will be broadcast next Friday at 10.30 p.m.


Anthony Berkeley
Produced By:
John Cheatle
Eddie Hutton
Blanche Hutton
Sergeant Pierce Major Drake
Detective-Inspector Clarke
Roger Sheringham

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