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The Practice and Science of Gardening
—' The Cultivation of Bush and Soft
Fruits'
F. W. Costin , N.D.H., F.R.H.S.
This is the second of Mr. Costin's talks in this series on the cultivation of fruit trees. Last week he discussed apples, pears, plums, and cherries ; today he is to deal with the soft fruits : black and red currants, gooseberries, and raspberries. He will describe the character of certain varieties, and the influence of these characters on cropping, disease, and pest resistance. He will deal with propagation, with methods and systems of planting, cultivation and management. Listeners will learn among other things how black currants are different from red and white currants : an especially important point to bear in mind when it comes to pruning-a subject Mr. Costin is to discuss next week.

Contributors

Unknown:
F. W. Costin

Arnold Dolmetsch (virginal) : King's
Hunt (Byrd)
St. George's Singers : Lullaby, my sweet little babe (Byrd, arr. Fellowes)
St. George's Singers : Sing we and chant it (Morley) (Conductor, E. H. Fellowes )-(a) Arnold Dolmetsch and Mrs. Dolmetsch Ward ; (b) Arnold and Rudolf Dolmetsch : Fantasy for Two Viols-(a) Doloroso; (b) La Caccia (The Hunt) (Morley)
Cecile Dolmetsch (soprano), with lute and viol accompaniment by Arnold and Rudolph Dolmetsch : Awake, sweet love (Douland)
St. Georges Singers : As Vesta was ascending (Weelkes)
Dolmetsch Family: Fantasy for
Chest of Six Viols (Weelkes)
St. George's Singers, conductor,
E. H. Fellowes : The Silver Swan (Orlando Gibbons) ; Fair Phyllis (Orlando Gibbons and John Farmer)
Dolmetsch Family (Recorders and Virginals): Green Sleeves (English Sixteenth Century, variations Seventeenth Century)
Dolmetsch Family : Fantasy for Six
Viols (Dering)

Contributors

Conductor:
E. H. Fellowes
Soprano:
Cecile Dolmetsch
Soprano:
Rudolph Dolmetsch
Conductor:
E. H. Fellowes

A. B. CAMPBELL
Commander Campbell's previous extempore talk on the eccentricities of seamen was so popular that he returns to the microphone this evening to give yet another broadcast of the same kind. He is a speaker gifted with an extraordinarily fluent delivery, and he experiences no difficulty at all in talking without the aid of notes or a script.

Contributors

Unknown:
A. B. Campbell

E. Martin Browne
To get their ideas on to the stage, dramatists employ certain accepted methods, or write in certain ' conventions '—naturalism, melodrama, poetic drama, expressionism. The producer must understand the convention in which he is working, and this evening E. Martin Browne will discuss the importance of this.
To illustrate his point, a scene from Toller's play Masses and Men will be played at the microphone, first naturally, and then in the expressionist manner. The use of a very modern convention will also be shown by playing a scene from Sydney Box's play The Self-Made Man.

Contributors

Speaker:
E. Martin Browne

Presented by the British Legion with a description of the scene by Lieut.-Commander R. Woodrooffe
Massed Bands of his Majesty's Brigade of Guards
Drums and Fifes of 1st and 2nd Bns. Grenadier Guards, 2nd Bn. Coldstream Guards, Pipers of 1st Bn. Irish Guards, Trumpeters of the Royal Horse Guards (By permission of the Officers Commanding)
At the Organ, F.W. Holloway
1. Fanfare of Trumpets
2. The National Anthem
3. Entry of Legion Standards - Regimental Marches and March and Chorus, "Pack up your Troubles"
4. March of the Chelsea Pensioners - March and Chorus, "The Boys of the Old Brigade"
5. March of Women's War Services - 1. W.R.A.F. 2. Q.M.A.A.C. 3. W.R.N.S. - March, "The Great Little Army"
6. March of the Nursing Services - March, "The Great Little Army"
7. Entry of The Union Jack with the Banners of St. George, St. Andrew and St. Patrick
8. Entry of Divisional Signs - March and Chorus, "Tipperary"
9. March of the Services 1. The Royal Air Force Regimental March 2. The Overseas Forces 3. The British Army - March and Chorus, "Soldiers of the King" 4. The Merchant Navy and Fishing Fleets - March, "A Life on the Ocean Wave" 5. The Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 6. The Royal Naval Reserve 7. The Royal Marines 8. The Royal Navy - March, "Heart of Oak"
10. The Rising Generation - Boys of the Training Ship Stork - March, "Boys-Be Prepared"
11. "Rule, Britannia"
12. March of Service and Empire Flags - March, "Old Comrades"
13. War-Time Choruses
14. Entry and March of Pipers
15. Some Medal Ribbons of the Great War - March, "Light of Foot"
16. Hymn, Land of Hope and Glory - Massed Bands, Organ and Audience
Relayed from The Royal Albert Hall
The relay of this Albert Hall Festival has become a traditional feature of the Armistice Day programmes. The Festival was first broadcast in 1927. Since 1929 it has been held under the auspices of the British Legion; representatives of local branches of the Legion from all parts of the country make up the audience, and stirring music and the singing of war-time songs distinguish this reunion of ex-Service men.

Contributors

Commentary:
Lieut.-Commander R. Woodrooffe
Musicians:
Massed Bands of his Majesty's Brigade of Guards
Musicians:
Drums and Fifes of 1st and 2nd Bns. Grenadier Guards
Musicians:
2nd Bn. Coldstream Guards
Musicians:
Pipers of 1st Bn. Irish Guards
Musicians:
Trumpeters of the Royal Horse Guards
Organist:
F.W. Holloway

An Epic Retold
Compiled from the Records by Val Gielgud and Peter Cresswell
'And in regions far
Such heroes bring ye forth
As those from whom we came And plant our name Under that star
Not known unto our North'.
Michael Drayton.
The Teller of the Story
Voices of: Captain Robert Falcon Scott, R.N. Sir Clements Markham, President of the Royal Geographical Society
Doctor Edward Adrian Wilson ('Bill')
Lieutenant Edward R.G.R. Evans, R.N. ('Teddy')
Captain Lawrence T.G. Oates, 6th Inniskilling Dragoons ('Titus' or 'The Soldier')
Lieutenant Henry R. Bowers , Royal Indian Marines ('Birdie')
Apsley Cherry-Garrard, B.A.
Cecil H. Meares Bernard C. Day
Scientists, Members of Crew
The following actors take part:
Robert Speaight, Cyril Nash, Carleton Hobbs, Walter Horsbrugh, J. Adrian Byrne, Robert Ashby, Bryan Powley, Trevor Howard, Peter Grisewood, Arthur Keane,
Dennis Arundell
The Production by PETER CRESWELL
Bibliography:
'Scott's Last Expedition', Vol I; 'Captain Scott,' by Stephen Gwynn; 'The Epic of Captain Scott', by Martin Lindsay; 'The Worst Journey in the World', by A. Cherry-Garrard
'... We are weak. Writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death with as great fortitude as ever in the past.' These poignant words of Scott were found in a note-book when the search party discovered the bodies of the three explorers. The epic story of what went before is to be told this evening. An article on page 11 gives reminiscences of Scott's expedition from the recollections of the late H.G. Ponting, the official photographer to the Expedition.

Contributors

Unknown:
Val Gielgud
Unknown:
Peter Creswell
Unknown:
Michael Drayton
Unknown:
Sir Clements Markham
Unknown:
Edward Adrian Wilson
Unknown:
Lieutenant Henry R. Bowers
Unknown:
Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Unknown:
Cecil H. Meares
Unknown:
Cyril Nash
Unknown:
Walter Horsbrugh
Unknown:
J. Adrian Byrne
Unknown:
Robert Ashby
Unknown:
Bryan Powley
Unknown:
Trevor Howard
Unknown:
Peter Grisewood
Unknown:
Arthur Keane
Unknown:
Dennis Arundell
Production By:
Peter Creswell
Unknown:
Stephen Gwynn
Unknown:
Martin Lindsay
Unknown:
A. Cherry-Garrard
Unknown:
H. G. Ponting

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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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