BARBARA AUSTEN (Soprano)
Roy RUSSELL (Baritone)
by EDGAR T. COOK
From Southwark Cathedral EDGAR T. COOK Choral Preludes for the New Year from the Little Organ Book Bach (a) Close of the Year; (b) New Year's Eve; (c) New Year'a Day
Presidential Address by The EARL of LYTTON, P.C., G.C.S.I. on Some Aspects of the Problem of Education in India'
From the Great Hall, University
Collego of London.
THE education question in India is one of an importance that can hardly be exaggerated, and one that presents enormous difficulties. A vast country full of different races, different religions, different, languages, where large sections of tho population have no tradition of education and on the other hand. the universities are crowded with students eager for knowledge, provides the educationist with new set of problems. Lord Lytton has been Governor of Bengal, so he has had exceptional opportunities of judging tho situation about which ho will talk tins afternoon.
GWEN DAVIES (Contralto)
CHARLES MANN (Baritone)
From the Hotel Cecil
A PAGEANT OF THE YEAR in Song, Story and Verso as arranged for 1929 A.D. by tho Weather Control Board-which meets on this occasion to sottlo iinal details
FOR VIOLIN AND PIANOFORTE
Played by MARJORIE HAYWAED and G. O'CONNORMORRIS
Whether or not he was largely a creation of Boswell's peculiar literary gift, the Dr. Johnson we know is a great character, who repays any amount of study. That study must necessarily be conducted chiefly in the paces of Boswell's 'Life,' but for the benefit of those who have not yet tackled that bulky work, Mr. Roberts - who has written several books about Johnson - will introduce the great man in this evening's talk.
NEIL KENYON (Scottish Entertainer)
OSBORNE AND PERRYER (In Humorous Days and Cross-Talk)
VIOLET ESSEX (In Songs she sung in ' Chu-Chin
JACK STRACHEY (Pianist) and 'THE TIUX SISTERS'
In a Repertoire of Syncopated
JAcK PAYNE and The B.B.C.
An Impromptu Pot-Pourri of Songs we used to Sing
OLIVE GROVES and THE REVUE CHORUS
FISHER'S KIT-CAT BAND,from the Kit-Cat Restaurant
Directed by Al Stabita, and The Piccadilly Hotel Dance Band, directed by Maurice Harford, from the Piccadilly Hotel
A YEAR may be an arbitrary division of time, but there is (for most of us) a real and unique experience in the passing from the Old Year to the New. In these few moments of transition, we run through the whole gamut of emotions-reminiscence, always a little solemn, of the year that is going, with all the joys and sorrows that it has brought ; recollection of old friends, again only too often tinged with sadness ; the thrill thit comes with the moment when the New Year is born, and the wild hilarity that always springs up to greet it. Some such swift sequence of moods will find its reflection in the programme that will usher in 1929.