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Commentaries on the Yorkshire v. Lancashire
Match by P. G. H. Fender from
Bramall Lane , Sheffield and on the Kent v. Hampshire
Match by Howard Marshall from
St. Lawrence Ground, Canterbury and on Some of the Events of the International Athletic Meeting by H.M. Abrahams and Jack Lovelock from
The White City Stadium
Listeners are to hear a commentary on one of the most important international athletic meetings ever held in this country since the White City Stadium was the scene of the Olympic Games. It will be given by that brilliant athlete and broadcaster H. M. Abrahams , and an article by him will be found on page 6 giving the fullest details about the meeting and about some of the stars who are likely to compete.


P. G. H. Fender
Bramall Lane
Howard Marshall
H.M. Abrahams
Jack Lovelock
H. M. Abrahams

Navy Week opened last Saturday in Chatham, Portsmouth, and Plymouth
In this programme from Plymouth listeners will be able to hear-
The Scene on Plymouth Hoe described by John Betjeman from Smeaton Tower
A Bird's-eye view of Plymouth described by J. Best from an aeroplane
The Ancient Ceremony of ' Crossing the Line' described by Captain Paul Berriman from the Royal Naval Dockyard,
Devonport and The Harmonica Band of H.M.S. Rodney from the Alhambra, Devonport


John Betjeman
Captain Paul Berriman

(Section C)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Hans Adolf Winter
Hans Adolf Winter was born in Munich in 1892, his father being a well-known cor anglais player who took part in the first Bayreuth performances of Tristan, Parsifal, and The Ring. Educated at the Akademie der Tonkunst, Munich, under
Felix Mottl , young Winter achieved his first public success at thirteen-as a violinist. At eighteen he became second conductor at the Hamburg Volksoper and two years later cam* to England as the musical director of the Moody Manners Opera Company.
After four years' internment during the War, Winter resumed his career as an opera and concert conductor and has been guest conductor of almost all the famous Continental orchestras.


Paul Beard
Conducted By:
Hans Adolf Winter
Hans Adolf Winter
Felix Mottl

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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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