Directed by Rene Tapponnier, from the Carlton Hotel
A Running Commentary on the Semi-final tie of the F.A. Cup Competition. Relayed from the Leicester City Football Ground.
Commentator, Mr George F. Allison.
S.B. from Nottingham.
(Note : Manchester, Leeds-Bradford, Sheffield, and Hull Stations will broadcast a running commentary by Mr F. Stacey Lintott on the second semi-finalâSheffield United v. Huddersfield Town.)
The broadcasting of the semi-final ties of the F.A. Cup will be particularly welcome because the matches are played in neutral areas. Thus, in the match at Leicester, London will be vastly interested in her sole representative, The Arsenal, and Lancashire equally keen to follow the fate of their opponents, Blackburn Rovers.
Two Yorkshire clubs, Sheffield United and Huddersfield Town, meet in the other tie and have to leave their county to play at Manchester. This match, by the way, is regarded in football circles as a foregone conclusionâand therefore the more likely to produce, the inevitable 'Cup surprise'. There have been teams in the past as great as are Huddersfield today, who have been bundled out of the Cup competition in a manner totally incomprehensible. This season in a League match Huddersfield have beaten the Sheffield side by 7-1, and recent history indicates that Huddersfield can beat them when and how they like. Yet these certainties have a habit of mysteriously collapsing, and it is a fact that, by the genius of their captain, Gillespie, Sheffield United won the Cup three years ago with a team inferior to that of today.
The Arsenal are the only club of the four who have never won the Cup, while the Rovers have won it five times. The recent Cup experience of the London team, however, who reached Wembley last April to lose by a goal, should be very valuable.
Frank Ashworth's Park Lane Horel Dance Band
From the Park Lane Hotel
Little Spots of Music, Little Grains of Fun, provided by Eva Neale, Helen Alston,
Evelyn Russell, Samuel Dyson, Tom Purvis, and C. E. Hodges
Eye-witness account of the Oxford v. Cambridge Sports The inter-Varsity sports, which took place at Queen's Club this afternoon, are a great occasion for members of the two older Universities, and one of the most important athletic meetings held in England. From the Varsity teams, in fact, and from their joint offspring, the Achilles Club, are drawn many of the men who represent Great Britain in international contests and at the Olympic Games. This year's results will be described by Mr. H. M. Abrahams, the Cambridge sprinter, who won the hundred metres for Britain at the last games in 1924.
CHOPIN'S NOCTURNES Played by EDWARD ISAACS
Nocturne in E Flat,
Op. 9, No. 2
Nocturne in C Minor,
Op. 48, No. 4
7.25 Major L. R. Toss
WILL: 'The Rugby Season-A Retrospect ' THE Rugby football season is now practically over ; the destinations of the International and County Championships are determined, the Services have finished their tournament, and most of the clubs have come to the end of their fixture-cards. Now, whilst the followers of the older code are waiting for the climax of the season-the F.A. Cup-Rugger men are beginning to think of cricket or tennis or whatever may be their summer game. In this evening's talk Major Tosswill will reviewthe achievements of the season that has just gone by. London, Daventry and other Stations.
by ABERDEEN ARTISTS
S.B. from Aberdeen
HALL RUSSELL'S MALE VOICE CHOIR
A Short Domestic Drama by A. F. HYSLOP
Presented by The ABERDEEN VAUDEVILLE PLAYERS
The Scene is the kitchen of the Smith home' about tea-time. The clock strikes six.
in three Rousing Scottish Songs
THE ABERDEEN STATION OCTET will play Scottish Dance Interludes between the items
The WIRELESS MILITARY BAND, conducted by B. WALTON O'DONNELL
ORPHEANS, FRED ELI-ZALDE and his Music and the SAVOY TANGO
BAND, from the Savov Hotel