The Archbishop of York, the Most Rev. C.F. Garbett; Mary Lane, an English girl educated in Russia; Flight-Lieutenant Hubert Griffith, with the R.A.F. Wing in Murmansk; Reginald Watson-Jones, with the British Medical Mission recently in Moscow, describe what they have seen of Russia at war.
Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth broadcasts a message to the youth of the Empire.
Music by the massed bands of the Brigade of Guards, directed by Captain G.H. Willcocks, M.B.E., members of the Goldsmiths' Choral Union and the Goldsmiths' Symphony Orchestra: conductor, Frederick Haggis, organist, Arnold Grier.
The pageant is organised by the Empire Day Movement and the Sunday Empire News, and is arranged and directed by Colonel E.C. Heath, C.V.O., D.S.O., and Hugh Miller.
The Marriage of H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth with Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, R.N. in Westminster Abbey.
Thursday November 20
[Photo caption] Television cameras will be placed outside Buckingham Palace. Leslie Mitchell and Geoffrey Sumner will be the commentators.
[Photo caption] A camera position in Broad Sanctuary will enable viewers to watch the scenes outside the Abbey. John Snagge will be the commentator.
10.50 Scenes outside Buckingham Palace.
11.3 Departure of H.M. The Queen from Buckingham Palace.
11.10 Arrival of H.M. Queen Mary and other Royal Guests at Westminster Abbey.
11.16 Departure of H.M. The King and H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth from Buckingham Palace.
11.20 Westminster Abbey: H.M. the King and H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth are expected to arrive at 11.28.
11.30 The Wedding Service (sound only)
(See page 17 for Order of Service)
12.28 Departure of the Bride and Bridegroom, the Royal Family, and guests from the Abbey.
12.40 Arrival of the Bride and Bridegroom and the Royal Family at Buckingham Palace.
It is expected that the Bride and Bridegroom will leave Buckingham Palace for their honeymoon between 3.0 and 4.0pm. The television programme will be interrupted to show the scenes outside the Palace as they drive away.
A film of the Royal Wedding processions will be shown in the evening at 8.30.
The Marriage of H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth with Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, R.N.
The Service in Westminster Abbey and commentaries on the scene there and on the route from Buckingham Palace will be broadcast between 11.0 and 1.00
(Full details on preceding page)
Programmes may be interrupted during the afternoon for a description of the departure of the bride and bridegroom for their honeymoon.
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