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from St. Paul's Cathedral
The Empire Day Service from St. Paul's Cathedral will be attended this year by Their Majesties the King and Queen. When Their Majesties have taken their places, and the Lord Mayor, bearing the Pearl Sword, has been conducted to the stalls, the National Anthem will be sung, and the service will begin.

The Halle Orchestra, conductor,
Sir Hamilton Harty : Overture, Abu Hassan (Weber)
Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Piero Coppola : Ritual Fire Dance (El amor brujo) (Love the Magician) (Falla)
London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Albert Coates : Polovtsian March (Prince Igor) (Borodin)

Contributors

Conductor:
Sir Hamilton Harty
Unknown:
Abu Hassan
Conducted By:
Piero Coppola
Conducted By:
Albert Coates

The Art of Caravanning
Veronica Johnston
Here is a talk for those who think of spending their summer holidays caravanning with a trailer. Many find it an ideal holiday, but for those who have never tried it before it requires a certain amount of planning and forethought, as Veronica Johnston points out. She will give listeners hints about hiring a caravan, the important question of size for their particular car, approximate cost, and so forth. Her talk is crammed full of practical advice.

Contributors

Unknown:
Veronica Johnston
Unknown:
Veronica Johnston

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(1500-1750)
C. H. Trevor (organ)
The BBC Singers (B)
Sybilla Marshall Margaret Rees Winifred Downer Anne Wood Peter Pears Emlyn Bebb Victor Utting
Victor Harding Conductor, Leslie Woodgate

Contributors

Unknown:
H. Trevor
Unknown:
Sybilla Marshall
Unknown:
Margaret Rees
Unknown:
Winifred Downer
Unknown:
Anne Wood
Unknown:
Peter Pears
Unknown:
Emlyn Bebb
Conductor:
Victor Utting
Conductor:
Victor Harding
Conductor:
Leslie Woodgate

' Food and Fitness '
' Health from within and without'
Thomas Carnwath , D.S.O.
(Deputy Chief Medical Officer,
Ministry of Health)
So far in this series, talks have dealt with nutrition. From now on, listeners will hear about nutrition's first cousin-physical culture. It is not enough to give a man or horse a proper diet — each must have proper exercise. Dr. Carnwath will describe the relationship of physical culture to nutrition and discuss other aspects of national health.

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Carnwath

A programme of Songs and Excerpts from some of the plays which have been acted in the presence of British
Royalty
Cast
H. Brough Robertson
Wilson Barrett
Olga Martin
Lillias Adlercron
Tarver Penna
Vivien Lambelet
The Orchestra conducted by Charles
Shadwell
Arrangements by Jack Beaver and others
Devised and produced by Douglas Moodie

Contributors

Unknown:
H. Brough Robertson
Unknown:
Wilson Barrett
Unknown:
Olga Martin
Unknown:
Lillias Adlercron
Unknown:
Tarver Penna
Unknown:
Vivien Lambelet
Arrangements By:
Jack Beaver
Produced By:
Douglas Moodie

Dorothy Helmrich
(mezzo-soprano)
The Grinke Trio :
Frederick Grinke (violin) ; Florence Hooton (violoncello) ;
Dorothy Manley (pianoforte)
(Accompanied by the Composer)
This evening Dorothy Helmrich is broadcasting for the first time since her return from a world tour that took her to Poland, the Baltic States, Scandinavia, Holland, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and India. ' I have sung before every conceivable type of " mike " ' she says, ' and in every kind of studio, from those of the BBC to the heavily draped tomblike affairs still to be met with in certain countries. But I enjoy broadcasting in all circumstances.'
Albert Mallinson , whose songs she is singing, is Qne of the most individual of modern English song-composers.
(First performance in England)

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano:
Dorothy Helmrich
Violin:
Frederick Grinke
Violin:
Florence Hooton
Pianoforte:
Dorothy Manley
Unknown:
Dorothy Helmrich
Unknown:
Albert Mallinson

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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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