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STUART ROBERTSON
CLIFFORD COLLINSON
' GEORGE'
'MR. ADDLESHAW'
'JEAN-FRANÇOIS'
SURPRISE ITEM
Friday afternoon is traditionally the time for lighter things ; here is a jolly three-quarters of an hour when the week's work is finished and the end of the term is in sight. The programme is delightful. Stuart Robertson will sing songs with rollicking choruses. Clifford Collin aon's persevering companion, 'George', has at last been allowed to give a Travel Talk of his very own, with effects. In the next sketch ' Mr. Addleshaw,' a Lancashire lad, meets ' Jean-Francois', the Breton onion seller, and you can imagine what fun there will be. Then more songs and choruses will follow, and the programme will end up with a Surprise Item which you must not miss. You can start guessing what it is. '

Contributors

Unknown:
Stuart Robertson
Unknown:
Clifford Collinson
Unknown:
Stuart Robertson
Unknown:
Clifford Collin

Introduced by Sir Granville Bantock
The Development of the Orchestra: X
Elgar (1875)
Wand of Youth Suite No. 1 (Overture, Slumber Scene, Fairies and Giants). Enigma Variations, Op. 36 - Variation 8, W.N.; Variation 9, Nimrod. Symphony No. 2, in E flat, Op. 63 - First movement, Allegro Vivace e Nobilemente.

Contributors

Presenter:
Sir Granville Bantock

BERLIOZ'S SONGS
Sung by KATE WINTER (Soprano)
La belle voyageuse (The Pretty Wanderer)
Le matin (At Morn)
La captive (The Captive Maid)
' The Pretty Wanderer' is one of the Thomas Moore settings; 'At Morn ' is from the volume' Heath Flowers '; The Captive Maid ', a song which is sung much with orchestral accompaniment in the concert room, is a setting of Victor Hugo 's well-known poem.

Contributors

Sung By:
Kate Winter
Unknown:
Thomas Moore
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Heath Flowers
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Victor Hugo

Another Hour of Questionable Variety
Book by DAN LENO , Jnr. with MARRIOTT EDGAR
TOMMY HANDLEY
LEONARD HENRY
DAN LENO ,
Jnr. ERNIE MAYNE
BERTHA WILLMOTT
THE EIGHT STEP SISTERS
(Trained by Mrs. Rodney Hudson ) and THE B.B.C. THEATRE ORCHESTRA
Under the direction of S. KNEALE KELLEY
Produced by JOHN E. SHARMAN

Contributors

Book By:
Dan Leno
Unknown:
Marriott Edgar
Unknown:
Tommy Handley
Unknown:
Leonard Henry
Unknown:
Dan Leno
Unknown:
Jnr. Ernie Mayne
Unknown:
Bertha Willmott
Unknown:
Mrs. Rodney Hudson
Unknown:
S. Kneale Kelley
Produced By:
John E. Sharman

This stirring radio drama was first broadcast on October 2, 1930, and had the distinction of being the first radio play to appear in print, having been published in three instalments in The Radio Times of September 19 and 26, and October 3, 1930. Readers and listeners since that date, however, may like to know something of the theme. It is a military, but by no means a militarist, play, and concerns the dilemma of a 'temporary officer' promoted to the command of a division in an imaginary war of the future, and ordered to throw in his 10,000 men as a feint to a general offensive. Major-General Gore knows that obedience to the order means the sacrifice of his whole division, and does not believe that, even then, the general offensive will succeed. Shall he obey, or disobey? His views, those of his three brigadiers and of the divisional padre, and Gore's ultimate decision and its consequences, will absorb listeners tonight.

National Programme Daventry

About National Programme

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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