and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Records of Lily Pons , American operatic singer
Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
7.4a Exercises for women : May Brown
An anthology of favourites
Records of the American scene, from the Rockies to the Rainbow Room. Compiled by Charles Chilton
(By permission of the General Officer Commanding). Conducted by Lieutenant Thomas Francis , Director of Music, -Royal Marines
Selection : The Beggar's Opera
played by a section of the Casino Orchestra, directed by Rae Jenkins
Topical magazine programme
News commentary and interlude
from p. 53 of ' New Every Morning' and p. 58 of ' Each Returning Day'
Eric Winstone and his Band
11.0 MUSIC AND MOVEMENT FOR JUNIORS: Ann Driver. ' Long Notes '
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS
11.40 HOW THINGS BEGAN :'Men make Boats '. Tom and Polly visit their friend, Mr. Gray,. who tells them about water transport in the days of the Sumerians and the Ancient Egyptians.
Conducted by Clarence Raybpuld
Lunch-time concert for war-workers presented by railway men and dockers at a Northern port. Arranged and presented by Victor Smythe.
Sung by the West Country Singers, conducted by Reginald Redman , and played by Hubert W. Hunt
From Bristol Cathedral
1.50 MUSIC MAKING 'Remembering and Writing' : Cyril Winn and a group of children
2.10 Interval music
2.15 GENERAL SCIENCE : Using .our senses. ' Using our Fingers ' : Richard Palmer
2.35 Interval music
2.40 JUNIOR ENGLISH : Miscellaneous poetry programme
Charlie Kunz and his Rhythm
Conductor, Ian Whyte
Yr ail sgwrs gan Cathy Griffith Jones. (Talk in Welsh)
A fairy tale and nursery rhymes for the youngest listeners, and Scottish regimental tunes introduced by Tom Dawson and played by the BBC Military Band, conducted by W. J. Matthews. Songs by Andrew Hill
5.55 Children's Hour prayers
National and Regional announcements
A national magazine, introduced by Frank Gillard
1—Random recollections of famous first nights in Glasgow, selected and introduced by S. R. Littlewood. Produced by Moultrie R. Kelsall
S. R. Littlewood has already helped to arrange several programmes on famous Manchester first nights. This well-known man-about-theatre now turns his attention to Glasgow, where No, No, Nanette and Evergreen first charmed an audience, -which beat London by less than an hour in the first production of Galsworthy's Justice, where Bridie's Sunlight Sonata was the herald of a new genius.
4—'China and the Far East'. Talk by the Rt. Rev. R. 0. Hall, Bishop of Victoria, Hong Kong
Romantic ballad opera by R. Vaughan Williams. Libretto by Harold Child. Produced by Stanford Robinson and Mark H. Lubbock
Chorus of inhabitants of the town and soldiers
BBC Theatre Chorus. BBC Theatre Orchestra : conductor, Stanford Robinson. Narrator, Dennis Arundell
Place : A small town in the Cotswolds about 1812. Act 1 : A fair in an open field near the town about 11.0 a.m. on Monday, April 30
Stanford Robinson and Mark H.
John the Butcher:
Hugh the Drover:
Act 2 : A street in the town 4 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1,
Play by James Parish . Produced by Howard Rose
Telephone operators, etc
The Man at Liverpool:
Cuirm-chiuil de na seann orain a bha gu trie ri'n cluinntinn. (Gaelic concert)
Reading of prose or poetry selected by a guest to the microphone. Presented by Edward Sackville-West