and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
In this programme you will hear records of America's Crooner Number
One looking on the bright side
Physical exercises for women
sung by Ruth Perry (contralto)
and summary of today's Home Service programmes
at the organ of the Royal Cinema,
from the Pump Room,
Jan Berenska and his orchestra of fifteen players have had a standing engagement at Leamington since 1933, playing at the Pump Room and in the summer at the Jephson Gardens,
Berenska is a well-known violinist and conductor ; he gave a recital in the Birmingham Town Hall at the age of fifteen, playing three instruments-piano, violin, and cello-and has made a celebrity tour with Peter Dawson.
Three or four years ago he formed his dance band, with which he has travelled all over England. He has also played first violin and accordion with Jack Wilson 's Versatile Five. He often sits up all night making the special orchestrations that many of his broadcasting numbers entail.
Leonard Rubens (viola)
Irene Kohler (piano)
Conductor, Gregor J. Grant
March: Le reve passe
Krier and Helmer
Hungarian rhapsody No. 2
Liszt, arr. Gregor J. Grant
Barcarolle (Tales of Hoffmann)
Offenbach, arr. Gregor J. Grant
A Scottish phantasy Gregor 7. Grant The Savoy community medley
Debroy Somers , arr. Hubert Bath
from page 113 of ' New Every Morning '
Old-fashioned duets sung by Haydn Adams and Teifion Williams
' Doing the washing at home '
Mrs. Daisy Pain
Economy plays an increasing part in the housewife's life these days, and more than ever must she do at home things that she was able previously to give over to professional hands. Mrs.
Daisy Pain is certainly fit to talk about home laundering, since for some years she ran her own laundry and worked in it. She comes to the microphone full of good advice and money-saving hints. Mrs. Pain is an experienced broadcaster, having given a great many morning talks to women in her time
11.0 Physical training (Ages 9-12)
(for use in halls)
11.25 Junior English (Ages 9-12)
Games with words arranged by Douglas R. Allan
A short story written for broadcasting by Anthony Bertram , and read by Carleton Hobbs
with Dorothy Carless
Billy Ternent and the Band
Devised and produced by Tom Ronald
Today and yesterday
(All arranged by Arthur Dulay )
played by Dennis Murdoch and Doris Hardcastle
2.0 For rural schools (Ages 9-15)
The food of Britain:
' Potatoes and sugar '
John R. Allan
2.20 For under-sevens
' Let's join in ! ' with Jean Sutcliffe and Ann Driver
2.35 Senior English (Ages 11-15)
' Good writing '
' Lewis Carroll ' by Stephen Potter
Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Ian Whyte
Suite: The veil of Pierrette Dohndnyi Polka (The Bartered Bride) Smetana
from York Minster
Order of Service
Organ Voluntary Responses
Psalm cxlix First Lesson
Magnificat (Goss in E) Second Lesson
Nunc Dimittis (Goss in E)
Anthem: Lord, I call upon thee
Hymn: Judge eternal, throned in splendour (E.H. 423, vv. 1 and 3)
A musical train of thought devised and presented by Doris Arnold
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conducted by Harold Lowe
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ynghyd a Sgwrs ar Bwnc y Dydd
(News and a topical talk in Welsh)
(The Children's Hour)
' Pererindod 1 Dy Ddewi '
Bu pedwar o aelodau Adran Arglwydd Faer Caerdydd o Urdd Gobaith Cymru ar bererindod i Dy Ddewi yn ddiweddar. Cerddasant bob cam o'r daith i osod baner Cymru ar yr allor yn yr Eglwys Gadeiriol. Cewch hanes y daith gan dri o'r parti, sef: W. C. Elvet Thomas (arweinydd), G. Maxwell Evans, ac Alan Greedy.
Adran Arglwydd Faer
' The Magic Apples'
A play for younger listeners by Marris Murray
Marris Murray is an Aberdeenshire author who is well known to radio audiences, particularly in Children's Hour. She wrote the popular Blue Falcon, and other fantastic plays, which she bases on stories from old Highland folk-lore. This story of the seven magic apples is in that tradition, too, and should be very popular with young listeners.
A weekly commentary on French affairs
(from Paris, by courtesy of Radiodiffusion Nationale)
Presented by Bill MacLurg
A weekly programme introducing famous detectives of fact and fiction
1-' Barton of the Yard ' presenting Ex - Detective - Inspector Jack Henry , late of New Scotland
Yard, in ' By appointment'
Written by Jack Henry and Patrick K. Heale
2—' Who Broke the Law ? '
A series written by Charles Hatton and showing how easy it is for the man-in-the-street to break the law quite unknowingly. Listen carefully and see if you can discover the way in which the law is broken
3-' Meet the Arrow '
A new series of detective adventures written by Ernest Dudley
Production by Bill MacLurg
by Mabel and Denis Constanduros
Production by Howard Rose
in songs and stories for the Forces with The BBC Men's Chorus
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate Accompanist, Gerald Moore
In this programme John McCormack , the famous tenor, will sing some popular songs, Irish and otherwise, and will share some anecdotes with F. H. Grisewood
Presentation by Leslie Baily and Leslie Woodgate
(Or ' How to speak with a gag in your mouth ') with Haver and Lee as the ' Men-at-Work '
Jacques Brown as Nikolus Ridikoulos
Doris Nichols as Mrs. Ponsonby
Virginia Dawn as the switchboard girl
The Bell Hops
The Hotel Mimoar Dance Orchestra batoned down by Billy Tement
The scene is the super-super Hotel Mimoar, sole prop. Mrs. Ponsonby (Early breakfasts, late dinners, strip teas)
You can blame Max Kester for anything that happens
(Any resemblance to any persons, living or dead, will be a miracle)
' What the German hears '
W. A. Sinclair
This talk will deal with the state of Britain today as it is represented by Dr. Goebbels to the German public.
Led by Marie Wilson
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
A radio picture of a night journey across South Wales in wartime
Devised by P. H. Burton and T. Rowland Hughes
Produced by Nan Davies
In this programme we shall accompany a lorry - driver along the winding road from a West-Coast fishing port, through the quiet countryside of the western counties and eastward to the country of headgear and giant stack. It is night, but along the dark road and behind blackened windows, work on the Home Front goes on.
A short story written for broadcasting by Gerald Bullett and read by Kevin Fitzgerald