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The Massed Bands of the Royal Artillery, The 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars, The 2nd Bn. The Royal Ulster Rifles

Order of Service
Hymn, Onward, Christian soldiers (A. and M. 391)
Confession, Absolution and Lord's Prayer
Venite, vv. 1-7 and Gloria
Lesson, Joshua Ch. I, vv. 1-7
Hymn, Fight the good fight with all thy might (A. and M. 540)
Creed, Collects and Prayers
Hymn, Praise the Lord, ye Heavens adore Him (A. and M. 292)
Address by the Rev. B. K. Bond, M.C., Senior Chaplain to the Forces, Woolwich Garrison
Two Hymns: Stand up! Stand up for Jesus! (A. and M. 542)
O worship the King all-glorious above (A. and M. 167)
The National Anthem
The Service will be conducted by the Rev. J. Cethin-Jones, M.C., Chaplain to the Forces
The Singing will be led by the Choir of the Royal Garrison Church of St. George, Woolwich

Relayed from the Stadium, Woolwich Common


Joshua Ch.
Rev. B. K. Bond
Rev. J. Cethin-Jones

Beatrice Harrison (violoncello): Harlequinade (Popper)

Erna Berger (soprano), with the Lasowski String Quartet and Max Saal (harp): Serenade, and Ave Maria (Schubert)

Percy Grainger (pianoforte): Fantasy on Love Themes (Der Rosenkavalier) (Strauss)

Heddle Nash (tenor): Eileen Alannah (Marble, Thomas); Macushla (Rowe, MacMurrough)

Beatrice Harrison (violoncello): Adagio (Marcelle, arr. Salmon); Pastorale-Reel (Cyril Scott)

Time Signal, Greenwich, at 16.30 (4.30)

Relayed from The Church of St. Mary
Redcliffe, Bristol
Order of Service
Hymn, In our work and in our play
(E.H., 596)
Psalm cxxi
Lesson, St. Matthew vi, 25-33 Creed Prayers
Hymn, The King of Love my Shepherd is (E.H., 490; A. and M., 197)
Address by the Right Rev. THE LORD
Hymn, All things bright and beautiful
(E.H., 587 ; A. and M., 573)

Relayed from
St. Margaret's, Westminster
Francois Clement Théodore Dubois was born in 1837 and died in Paris only ten years ago. He was a composer of note in his day, wrote a number of operas, a good deal of church music and music for the organ. He showed his brilliance early and gained the Prix de Rome in 1861. He held a number of important positions in Paris, succeeding Saint-Saens as organist at the Madeleine, was later elected to the Institut in place of Gounod, and subsequently became head of the Paris Conservatoire.

by William Shakespeare

(Presented by arrangement with Sydney W. Carroll and Lewis Schaverien)

Dramatis Persons: [see below]

Today's presentation of Shakespeare is unique in that it is the first broadcast of the brilliant company of West End actors now appearing at the Open Air Theatre, London's popular summer theatre in Regent's Park. Seldom have listeners a chance of hearing on the air such famous voices as those of Sir Nigel Playfair and John Drinkwater. One can say with truth that every member of the cast is an actor of distinction.

Of the women, Anna Neagle made a big hit in Stand Up and Sing at the London Hippodrome three years ago, and is a star of the British films; Iris Hoey, who is never without charm, is an actress of long experience in every type of play from Shakespeare to pantomime; and Margaretta Scott was under Sydney Carroll's management in The Streets of London at the Ambassador's in the Christmas season of 1932. She remained with him for the first season of the Open Air Theatre last year, and is again with him there this summer. She is featured in 'People You Hear' on page 6.

The Scenes are laid in Illyria: Orsino's Palace - The Sea Coast - Olivia's Garden

The Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, is under the auspices of H.M. Office of Works

To be broadcast today at 17.30 (5.30)


William Shakespeare
The music selected and arranged by:
Herman Finck
The music played under the direction of:
Rosabel Watson
The play produced by:
Robert Atkins
Cyril Wood
Orsino, Duke of Illyria:
Jack Hawkins
Sebastian, brother to Viola:
Clifford Evans
Antonio, a Sea Captain, friend to Sebastian:
Dennis Hoey
A Sea Captain, friend to Viola:
A.B. Imeson
Valentine, Gentleman attending on the Duke:
Ivor Harries
Curio, Gentleman attending on the Duke:
R. Kerr Carey
Sir Toby Belch, Uncle to Olivia:
Nigel Playfair
Sir Andrew Aguecheek:
Valentine Rooke
Malvolio, Steward to Olivia:
John Drinkwater
Fabian, Servant to Olivia:
Jack Carlton
Feste, a clown, Servant to Olivia:
Leslie French
A Priest:
Eric Lousada
Anna Neagle
Margaretta Scott
Maria, Olivia's Woman:
Iris Hoey
Officers, Sailors, Musicians and Attendants:
[artists uncredited]

Order of Service
Hymn, The King of Love my shepherd is (A. and M., 197)
Confession and Thanksgiving Psalm 24 Lesson
Benedict us
Hymn, Through the night of doubt and sorrow (A. and M., 274)
Address by the Rev. H. R. L. SHEPPARD ,
C.H., D.D.
Hymn, For all the saints (A. and M.,


Rev. H. R. L. Sheppard
Arnold Goldsbrough

An appeal on behalf of ST. MARTIN'S SUMMER HOLIDAY FUND, by The Rev. H. R. L. SHEPPARD , C.H., D.D. Relayed from St. Martin-in-the-Fields
For many years the Vicar of St. Martin-in-the-Fields has broadcast an appeal for funds to assist those who otherwise would not have a holiday. The response has always been most generous.
The Fund is not confined to the parishioners of St. Martin's, but is distributed all over the kingdom by the Vicar through friends of his who know personally those who are being helped. The many letters received show the happiness that has been given the recipients, and how grateful they are to all who have sent donations.
No charges are deducted from the Fund for its administration, for they are paid from another source, so that every penny that is sent goes direct to the purpose for which it was intended. Voluntary workers come daily to the offices of St. Martin to attend to the correspondence, and every gift is sent out personally by the Vicar.
Contributions will be gratefully received by [address removed]


H. R. L. Sheppard

A Tale of Everyman's Journey through
Life, and of his many Moods
An Anthology of Poetry, Prose and Music
From R. L. Stevenson , E. Bulwer -Lytton, James Stephens , Oscar Wilde , Leo Tolstoy , Thomas Nashe , George Borrow , the Psalms, John Donne , W. S. Landor , Julian of Norwich, and the First Epistle of St. John
Selected, and with a Prologue by R. ELLIS ROBERTS


R. L. Stevenson
E. Bulwer
James Stephens
Oscar Wilde
Leo Tolstoy
Thomas Nashe
George Borrow
John Donne
W. S. Landor
R. Ellis Roberts
Spoken By:
Ion Swinley
Robert Speaight

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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