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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces.

: 'MORNING STAR'

Records of George Melachrino

Contributors

Unknown: George Melachrino

: ' UP IN THE MORNING EARLY'

Exercises for men
7.40 Exercises for women

: Interlude

: 'LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!'

A thought for today

: NEWS

and summary of today's Home Service programmes

: THE KITCHEN FRONT'

A talk about what to eat and how to cook it, by Freddie Grisewood

Contributors

Unknown: Freddie Grisewood

: BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Leader, Laurance Turner
Conducted by Maurice Johnstone

Contributors

Leader: Laurance Turner
Conducted By: Maurice Johnstone

: SCOTS SONGS

Mary Ferrier (soprano)
Ian Smith (tenor)

Contributors

Soprano: Mary Ferrier
Tenor: Ian Smith

: 'COLOUR COMPLEX'

A musical palette of records with colours chosen by Elizabeth Cowell

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Cowell

: - FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 21 of New Every Morning' and p. 48 of ' Each Returning Day

: ' MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK'

to records of the London Accordion
Band

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 'The music shop'
Planned by John Horton
10—' Percussion '
11.20 Intermediate French by Jean-Jacques Oberlin and Yvonne Oberlin
' Les premiers aviateurs '
11.40 Senior geography
' Making a new world': Term I
British Africa and its development
West Africa, 1—' War against disease ': W. Sellers

Contributors

Unknown: John Horton
Unknown: Jean-Jacques OBErlin
Unknown: Yvonne OBErlin

: ORGAN MUSIC

played by Eric Thiman

Contributors

Played By: Eric Thiman

: BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell Music by contemporary British composers

Contributors

Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell

: NEWS

: ' CALLING ALL WOMEN '

A five-minute talk to the women behind the fighting line by Caroline Haslett , C.B.E.

Contributors

Unknown: Caroline Haslett

: BBC ORCHESTRA

(Section C) Leader, Marie Wilson
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult

Contributors

Leader: Marie Wilson
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

2.0 Nature study
' Round the countryside '
A walk through a wood
Major Edmund Sandars
2.15 Interval music
2.20 Physical training
(for use in classrooms) by Edith Dowling
2.35 Interval music
2.40 British history
Movements and men-1700-1800
' Jonas Hanway : his work for the poor children of London ' by Mary Stocks
[Programme continued overleaf

Contributors

Unknown: Major Edmund Sandars
Unknown: Edith Dowling
Unknown: Jonas Hanway
Unknown: Mary Stocks

: ' MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK '

played by Jack Frere and his Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Jack Frere

: ' WHAT I AM READING NOW'

by Edmund Segrave

Contributors

Unknown: Edmund Segrave

: REGINALD DIXON

at the theatre organ

: 'TALKING IT OVER'

Barbara Ward

Contributors

Unknown: Barbara Ward

: 'QUEUE FOR SONG'

Almost a revue
Written and composed by Ronnie Hill and Peter Dion Titheradge with Edward Cooper , Diana Morrison , Hugh Morton , Luanne Shaw ,
Guy Verney
The Dance Orchestra directed by Billy Tement
Produced by Reginald Smith

Contributors

Composed By: Ronnie Hill
Composed By: Peter Dion Titheradge
Unknown: Edward Cooper
Unknown: Diana Morrison
Unknown: Hugh Morton
Unknown: Luanne Shaw
Unknown: Guy Verney
Directed By: Billy Tement
Produced By: Reginald Smith

: NEWYDDION A CHYHOEDDIADAU ARBENNIG

(News and special announcements in Welsh)

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Forgotten Island', the thrilling adventure play by J. D. Strange , revised and adapted into six episodes by Gwen
Episode 5-' The Temple of the Sun '

Contributors

Play By: J. D. Strange

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: FARMING TODAY

' Potato growing on a small scale '
J. C. Wallace

Contributors

Unknown: J. C. Wallace

: 'HOWDY FOLKS!'

The fifth of a new series of revues by most of the old gang with Kenway and Young, Cyril Fletcher , Helen Clare , Clarence Wright , Revue Chorus and Revue Orchestra, conducted by Hyam Greenbaum
Sketches written by Douglas Young and Eric Barker
Presented by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Helen Clare
Unknown: Clarence Wright
Unknown: Hyam Greenbaum
Written By: Douglas Young
Written By: Eric Barker
Presented By: Leslie Bridgmont

: AT THE ARMSTRONGS'

Wireless programmes
Steve, who is now one of the BBC's Local Correspondents, brings R. J. Silvey , BBC Listener Research
Director, to meet the family

Contributors

Unknown: R. J. Silvey

: 'TANTIVY TOWERS'

A light opera in three acts, abridged and adapted for broadcasting
Libretto by A. P. Herbert. Music by Thomas F. Dunhill
Cast Chelsea guests, artists, musicians,models, etc.
Tantivy guests, hunting-men, County ladies, etc.
BBC Theatre Chorus
BBC Theatre Orchestra (leader,
Tate Gilder )
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Act I: A birthday party at
Hugh Heather 's studio, Chelsea
Act 2: The Hall of Tantivy Towers
Act 3: A glade in Tantivy Wood
Produced by.Gordon McConnel , with the musical collaboration of Gwen Williams
This light opera in three acts was produced by Sir Nigel Playfair at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, on January 16, 1931. It proved one of the most successful productions of his management, and the box-office receipts broke all records for that theatre. After a run of several months it was transferred to the New Theatre in the West End, where it flourished far into the summer months, and afterwards it went on tour to the principal towns in England and Scotland with great success.
The music of Tantivy Towers is continuous ; there is no spoken dialogue. Although it is a real comic opera, and full of wit and satirical humour, the subject has its serious side, and some of the incidents are very dramatic. The treatment, however, is light throughout, and the theme of the work, stated briefly, is the conflict between the artistic set and the county set. The author of the libretto, it may be said, is quite conscious of the shortcomings of both.
The cutting of the score for this production has been carried out by the composer himself.

Contributors

Libretto: A. P. Herbert.
Music By: Thomas F. Dunhill
Leader: Tate Gilder
Producer: Gordon McConnel
Musical collaborator: Gwen Williams
Originally produced in 1931: Sir Nigel Playfair
Hugh Heather (a singer): Webster Booth
Jenny Jay (a would-be painter): Betty Huntley-Wright
The Earl of Tantivy: Percy Heming
The Countess of Tantivy: Gladys Parr
Lady Ann Gallop (their daughter): Anne Ziegler
Charles Viscount Harkaway (their son): Roy Henderson
Captain Bareback, M F H: Dennis Noble

: NEWS

: WAR COMMENTARY

Air Marshal Sir Philip Joubert ,
K.C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Philip Joubert

: SCHUBERT

String Quartet in A minor played by ; The Menges String Quartet-Isolde Menges (violin) ; Beatrice Carrelle (violin) ; John Yewe Dyer (viola);
Ivor James (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Beatrice Carrelle
Violin: John Yewe Dyer
Cello: Ivor James

: SHORT MID-WEEK SERVICE

Address by John Hadham
(author of ' Good God' and ' God in a world at war')

Contributors

Unknown: John Hadham

: SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY

An appreciation of a great English character devised and written by Leonard Cottrell
Produced by Robin Whitworth

Contributors

Written By: Leonard Cottrell
Produced By: Robin Whitworth

: BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted by Ian Whyte

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: Ian Whyte

: : NEWS









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