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Competitors:
Commodore GARFIELD WOOD in 'Miss America X' (holder)
Mr. KAYE DON in ' Miss England
III'
A Running Commentary will be relayed by courtesy of the National Broadcasting Company of America
Important Notice. — No unauthorized use may be made of a broadcast
In particular, the copyright of all broad-east commentaries and of all news supplied by .tlte News Agencies is strictly
These broadcasts are restricted to the private use of Licence
Holders, and their communication to the public by loud-speaker or other device will be regarded as an infringement of copyright.

Contributors

Unknown:
Garfield Wood
Unknown:
Mr. Kaye Don

Regional Variations (2)

(Promoted by the Ulster Motor Cycle Club, and run on the Grand Prix Course, County Antrim)
A Running Commentary on the last phase of the Race by Major VERNON BROOK and H. W. MCMULLAN
(The commentary will be given from the Starting-
Point, and from Muckamore Corner)
Important Notice. —No unauthorized use may be made of a broadcast programme. In particular, the copyright of all broadcast commentaries and of all news supplied by the News Agencies is strictly reserved. These broadcasts arc restricted to the private use of Licence Holders, and their communication to the public by load-speaker or other device will be regarded as an infringement of copyright.
THE Ulster Grand Prix Motor-oycle Race is a famous international sporting event, rivalling the Ulster T.T. in its power to thrill. The Grand Prix course is at
Carnaughtie, Co. Antrim, and the race is organized by the Ulster Motor-cycle Club, limited. Description of the start and earlier sections of the race will. be broadcast from the Belfast Station only at 12.25—1.20 approx. At 3.0 Major Brook will summarize the race np till then, supplemented by Mr. McMuHan, stationed at Muckamore Corner. The circuit of the course is twenty and a. half miles ; the competitors complete the circuit ten times, giving the race a total length of .two hundred and five miles. The following description of the layout of. the course will assist listeners to the commentary. From the start, at the Grand Stand and petrol-fill
ing. pits, there is a slight downward slope to Nutts Cross-Roads : then an unpleasant hump-hacked bridge at Dundesert Bridge;- after that straight on to Thorn Cottage, a had corner turning at less than right-angles. Then a sharp climb to Killead Vicarage. The next peints are Aldergrove Aerodrome, downhill to Greeumount Corner, up to Rectory Corner, with a massive stone wall padded with bedding ... in case So to Muckamore Corner, acute right-hand turn, and into the seven and a half mile straight down to Clady Corner, the worst of the lot, where the massed spectators leave a bare six-foot passage for the riders.

Contributors

Unknown:
Major Vernon Brook
Unknown:
H. W. McMullan

Regional Variations (2)

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National Programme London

THIS is the season when lynx-eyed councillors of the marine towns make their biggest ' bags,' and hordes of men, women, and children, in search of health and recreation, go down to the sea in bathing machines. Mr. d'Auvergne, in his researches into the history of sea-bathing, has gathered a vast amount of odd and amusing information about the many remarkable machines that men and women in the past have devised for the preservation of the proprieties and the foiling of town-councillors.

Relayed from THE QUEEN'S HALL, LONDON (Sole Lessees, Messrs. Cliappell and Co., Ltd.)
ODETTE DE FORAS
STUART ROBERTSON
ALBERT SAMMONS
THE B.B.C. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
(Principal First Violin, CHARLES WOODHOUSE )
Conducted by Sir HENRY WOOD
LISTENERS who recall the broadcast porformance of Johann Strauss 's most ambitioua operetta, The Gypsy Baron. last April will particularly remember this brilliant Zigeunerlied, sung by the pretty gypsy, Saffi. She sings of the gypsies, how brave and true they are, what splendid comrades, and what dangerous foes; take warning, she sings, ' for when the gypsy horde draws near, children's laughter turns to fear.' The music is not so fierce as the sentiment expressed ; Saffi is, after all, a very charming young gypsy.
EUGENE GOOSSENS remains for us an English composer, for we are not prepared to admit that his continued sojourn in the United States affects the issue of his nationality and our right to claim him as one of our most brilliant younger musicians. Eugene's father was born in Bruges in 1845, and came to England in 1873, later being appointed conductor to the Carl Rosa Opera Company. His son later succeeded him with the same Company, and with such antecedents it was only natural that the present Eugene, born in 1893, should have opera and conducting in his blood. Succeeding an early experience as a violinist with leading orchestras in London, he began conducting, at first during Sir Thomas Beecham 's opera season, some twenty years ago, and proved incontestably that though scarcely more than a boy, he was already a conductor by instinct. His career since then has been one of astonishing brillianoe; it was a great blow to the Concert
Room when he decided to leave England and accept the offer of conductorship at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester. At the moment ho is rightly esteemed as one of the three or four most famous conductors in America, which is very near to saying, of the world.

Contributors

Unknown:
Odette De Foras
Unknown:
Stuart Robertson
Unknown:
Albert Sammons
Violin:
Charles Woodhouse
Conducted By:
Sir Henry Wood
Unknown:
Johann Strauss
Unknown:
Eugene Goossens
Unknown:
Sir Thomas Beecham

National Programme Daventry

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National Programme is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 9th March 1930 and ended on the 9th September 1939. It was replaced by BBC Home Service.

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