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Under the direction of Johan Hock from Queen's College Chambers
Lecture Hall, Birmingham
The Entente String Quartet: Dorothy Churton (first violin); Gerald Emms; Nora Wilson (viola); Edith Churton (violoncello)

Contributors

Unknown:
Johan Hock
Unknown:
Dorothy Churton
Violin:
Gerald Emms
Viola:
Nora Wilson
Viola:
Edith Churton

Dwight Long
Few can speak of adventure in the South Seas from greater experience than Dwight Long , who crossed the Pacific in a thirty-two foot ketch. He left Seattle in September, 1934; visited ex-President Hoover in San Francisco ; then sailed for Tahiti. He picked up a fifteen-year-old lad who became his Man Friday. Together they sailed through the South Seas and were de-masted in a hurricane 1,200 miles from New Zealand. His famous ketch was called Idle Hour, but the idle hours he spent in her must have been few.

Contributors

Unknown:
Dwight Long

No. 3—' Stourbridge Glass'
This is the third of a series of programmes that aim at giving a cross-section of the country and of the industries and interests of its people. rhis broadcast will'take you among the glass workers of Stourbridge in Worcestershire to hear something of their work and of their leisure.
Arranged by S. E. Reynolds
Produced by Pascoe Thornton
(Empire Programme)

Contributors

Arranged By:
S. E. Reynolds
Produced By:
Pascoe Thornton

Passers-by tell Thomas Woodrooffe their good resolutions for 1938
Broadcast from a London street
This type of programme, although well known and popular in America, is something new for British listeners. It is an experiment; and there seemed no better time to start one of the kind than New Year's Eve, when everybody's thoughts are upon much the same thing.
Thomas Woodrooffe is to go out into the London streets with a microphone and ask various types of Londoners to tell listeners the resolutions they intend not to break. The messenger boy, the postman, the commissionaire-it may be any of these ; it may be the clerk who looks like the managing director, or the millionaire who has forgotten to buy a new coat. Whoever it is, the broadcast should be exciting, for it will have its element of surprise and conjure up London on one of the most characteristic days of the year.

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Woodrooffe
Unknown:
Thomas Woodrooffe

E. F. Jacob
Nowadays we think of our calendar as one of the most definite documents there can be; but this has not always been so. E. F. Jacob , who is Professor of Medieval History in Manchester, is to tell listeners something of the past history of the calendar as we know it, and he will explain how the present system of dating was reached.

Contributors

Unknown:
E. F. Jacob
Unknown:
E. F. Jacob

The BBC Orchestra
(Section E)
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by the Composer
Clara Butterworth (soprano)
ORCHESTRA
Overture, Charles II
CLARA BUTTERWORTH AND ORCHESTRA
Lethe
Starry Woods
ORCHESTRA
A Moorland Idyll Overture, Revelry
(First performance)
CLARA BUTTERWORTH
Love, the Jester In April
0 ship of my delight
(Accompanied by the Composer)
ORCHESTRA
Arabesque
Concert Waltz (Dance Revels)

Contributors

Unknown:
Laurance Turner
Soprano:
Clara Butterworth
Unknown:
Charles Ii
Unknown:
Clara Butterworth
Unknown:
Clara Butterworth

A Black-Faced Minstrel Show
Devised and produced by Harry S. Pepper
Bones, Tambourines, Corner Men, Crack Banjo Team , Stump Speech,
Old and New Melodies
Cast
Scott and Whaley Ike Hatch
C. Denier Warren
James Carew
The Kentucky Banjo Team:
Dick Pepper , Edward Fairs ,
Bernard Sheaff
At the pianos,
Harry S. Pepper and Doris Arnold
At the BBC Theatre Organ,
Reginald Foort
The BBC Variety Orchestra and The BBC Male Voice Chorus Conducted by Leslie Woodgate
Music arranged by Doris Arnold and orchestrated by Wally Wallond
Book written and remembered by C. Denier Warren
The Kentucky Minstrels will broadcast again tomorrow at 3.30 in the ' Regional programme

Contributors

Produced By:
Harry S. Pepper
Unknown:
Crack Banjo Team
Unknown:
Whaley Ike Hatch
Unknown:
C. Denier Warren
Unknown:
James Carew
Unknown:
Dick Pepper
Unknown:
Edward Fairs
Unknown:
Bernard Sheaff
Pianos:
Harry S. Pepper
Pianos:
Doris Arnold
Unknown:
Reginald Foort
Conducted By:
Leslie Woodgate
Arranged By:
Doris Arnold
Unknown:
Wally Wallond
Unknown:
C. Denier Warren

A series of sound shots and impressions of Great Britain's entry into 1938
The broadcast will open with an impression of the crowd outside St. Paul's Cathedral on the occasion of the Watchnight Service. Then listeners will hear three short talks from Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, which will describe how New Year's Eve is being celebrated in each place. Howard Marshall , in a studio at Broadcasting House, will then give a word picture of how the last day of the year is being spent in different parts of the country. Finally, listeners will be taken over to the Chelsea Arts Ball, at which Thomas Woodrooffe will be present to describe the gay scene.

Contributors

Unknown:
Howard Marshall
Unknown:
Thomas Woodrooffe

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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