and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Records of Cavan O'Connor , the Vagabond Lover
Exercises for Men : Coleman Smith
7.40 Exercises for Women : May
A thought for today : Rev. W. H. Elliott
Rev. W. H.
The Radio Food Advice Centre discusses the problems of the small family
Mixed choice of records. The high spot will be ' Aquarium Suite' by Billy Mayerl , played by the composer
Directed by Jack Hardy
A shin heat with Millicent Trimble
Millicent Trimble comes from the heart of the Northern Ireland country, where nothing is so much enjoyed as a good gossip round the fire—one's shins warm with the glow.
News commentary and interlude
from p. 113 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 60 of ' Each Returning Day'
Tivoli Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Clifford Jordan
11.0 SINGING TOGETHER : by Herbert Wiseman. Request programme
11.20 I YSGOLION CYMRU : (For Welsh schools) : ' Gair a Geirfa ', gan T. J. Morgan. 12-' Siarad am Farddoniaeth '
11.40 ENGLISH FOR UNDER-NINES : Long narrative poem, ' The strange adventures of Mary Jane at Christmas-time ', by E. J. Coning
12.0 FOR SIXTH FORMS : 'The Making and Content of the Bible : The Four Gospels '. 12—St. John's Gospel. Rev. L. J. Collins , Dean of Oriel College, Oxford
Rev. L. J.
Conductor, Guy Warrack
followed by a recording of last night's postscript
Programme of gramophone records
1.50 SCIENCE AND GARDENING : ' Cropping and its consequences '
2.10 Interval music
2.15 STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY: ' A story of Beowulf', by Honor Wyatt
2.35 Interval music
2.40 SENIOR ENGLISH I : English for everyday use. A boy's magazine by Julia Goodey and Douglas R. Allan : Mary and Bill have a discussion about boys' papers
Primo Scala 's Accordion Band, directed by Harry Bidgood
These programmes bring before you, month by month, the changing facets of the rural scene. Country men and women are brought to the microphone., and - although representative of the life of country folk, the series should hold much of interest to townspeople too.
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
a cherddi eraill. Darlleniad o gerddi diweddar o waith Cynan. Rhaglen o dan ofal T. Rowland Hughes. (Reading in Welsh)
5.20 Seventh story in the series about Sam Pig , written by Alison Uttley , ' Sam Pig visits the Big House ', told by David. Some songs by Ronald Gourley
5.45 Mac tells you about some more of the new Christmas books
National and Regional announcements
Serial adaptation from Charles Dickens 's novel by Audrey Lucas. Produced by Moray McLaren. Sixth instalment : ' Hope in sight'
sung by Tatiana Makushina (soprano)
Eleventh of a series of weekly programmes on rebuilding Britain as it affects you. ' Town planning ' : 2-The building of the new town. H. J. Manzoni , City Surveyor of Birmingham ; Thomas Sharp , a town planner ; William Corbett , a tenant on a housing estate
Another thirty minutes with the Ship's Company. Book and lyrics by Leading Writer Roland Blackburn. Music by Signalman Geoffrey Wright. Radio adaptation by David Yates-Mason . Produced by Reginald Smith
The Male Chorus and the augmented BBC Revue Orchestra, conducted by Hyam Greenbaum
Conducted by Lieut. G. H. Willcocks
Lieut. G. H.
by Lbuis MacNeice. Broadly based on the film ' Alexander Nevsky ' by S. M. Eisenstein , with music by Prokofiev. Produced by Dallas Bower
BBC Symphony Orchestra. BBC
Chorus and BBC Theatre Chorus, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
from a ballroom in the West. Listen to Doris Hare , Hubert, and Denis O'Neil. Dance to Melville Christie's Dance Band. directed by Lloyd Shakespeare , with Eva Benyon. Presented by Hamilton Kennedy
Conducted by Warwick-Braithwaite