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: SEA SHANTIES

An early-morning nautical sing song on gramophone records

: Lift Up Your Hearts!

A thought for today

: Up in the Morning Early

Morning physical exercises for men

: Violin Solos

played by Ruth Pearl

Contributors

Violinist: Ruth Pearl

: NEWS

and summary of the day's programmes

: METROPOLITAN POLICE CENTRAL BAND

(by permiision of the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis)
Conducted by Flight-Lieut J. H. Amers , M.B.E.

Contributors

Conducted By: Flight-Lieut J. H. Amers

: A BALLAD CONCERT

Millicent Ward (soprano) and Leyland White (baritone)

Contributors

Baritone: Leyland White

: FELTON RAPLEY

at the organ of the Gaumont Palace Cinema, Birmingham

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from page 49 of ' New Every Morning'

: JACK PADBURY AND HIS BAND

from the Cavendish Hotel, Eastbourne
(All arrangements by E. Handley )

Contributors

Arrangements By: E. Handley

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 ' Singing Together', by Herbert Wiseman (Ages 9-15)
The Maid and the Mill (English Tune) Sweet Nightingale (English Folk Song)
The Animals went in two by two (Students' Song)
11.20 Interlude
11.25 World History (Ages 9-12): ' Art and Learning in the East-The Casting of the Great Bell (China)'. A dramatic interlude by Rhoda Power
.11.45 Senior English (Ages 11-15). Book Talk: 'Alice in Wonderland'. by Lewis Carroll-S . P. B. Mais

Contributors

Unknown: Herbert Wiseman
Unknown: Lewis Carroll-S

: 'FROM MY POST-BAG'

A programme of listeners' requests arranged and presented by Sandy Macpherson at the theatre organ

Contributors

Presented By: Sandy MacPherson

: LUNCH-TIME VARIETY

with Davy Burnaby and Michael North , Ronald Frankau , Bunny Doyle
The Dance Orchestra, conducted by Billy Ternent
The programme presented by Bill MacLurg

Contributors

Unknown: Davy Burnaby
Unknown: Michael North
Unknown: Ronald Frankau
Unknown: Bunny Doyle
Conducted By: Billy Ternent
Presented By: Bill MacLurg

: THE BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Guy Warrack

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Guy Warrack

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

2.0 The Practice and Science of Gardening (Ages 11-15)
The Garden in Wartime : 'Virus Diseases and their Control'
C. F. Lawrance
2.15 Interlude
2.20 Preparatory Concert Broadcasts (Ages 9-15)
Musical scenes and stories planned by John Horton
Fantasy—'The Violin tells its Story '
A dramatic interlude written by Jean Sutcliffe
Peter has joined the violin class at school, and returns home in triumph with his new instrument. He is so pleased with it that he takes it with him when he goes to bed, and in the night it tells him something of the history of the wonderful family it belongs to. Some of the most famous violin tunes by great composers will be heard in this broadcast.
2.40 Interlude
2.45 English for Under-Nines (Ages 7-9)
Action stories and plays
' The Valiant Blackbird '
Arranged for broadcasting by Jean Sutcliffe

Contributors

Unknown: F. Lawrance
Written By: Jean Sutcliffe
Broadcasting By: Jean Sutcliffe

: 'LET'S READ A PLAY'

by Eric Gillett
It was as the result of listening to the series ' Making Your Own Music ' that Eric Gillett conceived the notion of doing a similar thing for plays. In his talk this afternoon he is going to give some practical advice on play-reading round the fireside—what sort of plays to read, where to get them, and how much to pay for them. Many means of curing the black-out blues have been devised, but there are few better than the getting together of friends to enjoy some masterpiece of the theatre.

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Gillett
Unknown: Eric Gillett

: 'REVUE IN MINIATURE'

with John Rorke , Margaret Eaves , Hugh Morton , Gwen Lewis ,
Dudley Rolph , Vera Lennox , Alan Paul and Ivor Dennis at two pianos
Produced by Martyn C. Webster

Contributors

Unknown: John Rorke
Unknown: Margaret Eaves
Unknown: Hugh Morton
Unknown: Gwen Lewis
Unknown: Dudley Rolph
Unknown: Vera Lennox
Unknown: Alan Paul
Unknown: Ivor Dennis
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster

: THE BBC ORCHESTRA

(Section C), led by Marie Wilson
Conducted by Reginald Redman

Contributors

Unknown: Marie Wilson
Conducted By: Reginald Redman

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.0 Syd Walker in another story in the series 'The Stranger in the Treetops ', by Franklyn Kelsey —'Those Billets!'

Contributors

Unknown: Syd Walker
Unknown: Franklyn Kelsey

: 'THE SHOES THAT WERE DANCED INTO HOLES'

Grimms' fairy tale retold in words and music by Henry Reed
Produced by David Porter
Cast
The Three Chimes, the BBC Revue Chorus, the BBC Variety Orchestra, leader Frank Cantell , conducted by Charles Shadwell
Special effects by Styx Gibling

Contributors

Music By: Henry Reed
Produced By: David Porter
Leader: Frank Cantell
Conducted By: Charles Shadwell
Unknown: Styx Gibling
Princess: Wynne Ajello
Prince: Dudley Rolph
The King: Denier Warren
The Vizier: Maurice Denham
The Soldier: Sydney Burchall
Beldame: Elsie Hay
Agnes: Elsie Otley
Evelyn: Jean Roper
Helen: Margaret Eaves

: 'CURIOUSER AND CURIOUSER'

A radio-dramatic serial by Norman Edwards
6-' The Estuary and the Night-Club'
Cast in order of appearance
Production by Val Gielgud

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Edwards
Production By: Val Gielgud
Basil Lutyens: Alan Wheatley
Tony Frere: John Robinson
Police-Constable Graham: M Landale
James Macgregor: Philip Wade
Miss Banting: Thea Holme
A waiter: Valentine Dyall
Alan Crowe: Charles Mason
Babykins: Cathleen Cordell
' Red' Chandos: Harold Scott

: 'SEAMAN SMITH ENTERTAINS'

being part of a camp concert performed and presented by men of the Royal Navy from a naval depot ' Somewhere in England'

: National Announcements Regional Announcements

followed at not earlier than 7.10 by Scottish and Northern Ireland
Announcements

: 'STOP PRESS'

A time reserved for talks which cannot be announced in advance

: THE STRINGS OF THE BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Ian Whyte
(A Recording)

Contributors

Conducted By: Ian Whyte

: THE ARTIST IN THE WITNESS-BOX

10—' Art and the Patron '
Sir Kenneth Clark , K.C.B., with Eric Newton

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Kenneth Clark
Unknown: Eric Newton

: Monday Night at Eight

Presented by Harry S. Pepper and Ronald Waldman
Rawicz and Landauer
'Inspector Hornleigh Investigates'
(No. 11 — third series) by H.W. Priwin with S.J. Warmington as Inspector Hornleigh
'Anniversary' — Memories of famous 'first nights'
Puzzle Corner — ??? Guess ???
Bettie Bucknelle
'Mr. Walker Wants To Know', by Ernest Dudley and Gordon Crier
'Youth Takes a Bow'
Presented by Jack Hylton and compered by Bryan Michie
Singing commeres, the Three Chimes
The Revue Orchestra, conducted by Hyam Greenbaum

Contributors

Presented By: Harry S. Pepper
Presented By: Ronald Waldman
Unknown: H. W. Priwin
Unknown: S. J. Warmington
Unknown: Ernest Dudley
Unknown: Gordon Crier
Presented By: Jack Hylton
Unknown: Bryan Michie
Conducted By: Hyam Greenbaum

: CORTOT

the famous French pianist
Orchestra conducted by Albert Wolff
(From Paris, by courtesy of the Service de la Radiodiffusion, Pans)

Contributors

Conducted By: Albert Wolff

: Revival by public demand of 'ADOLF IN BLUNDERLAND'

A political parody written by Max Kester and James Dyrenforth. Music written and arranged by Max Saunders
Cast The Mate Voice Quartet, and the BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell
Produced by Max Kester

Contributors

Written By: Max Kester
Written By: James Dyrenforth.
Arranged By: Max Saunders
Conducted By: Charles Shadwell
Produced By: Max Kester
The Mother: Elsie Otley
Adolf: Geoffrey Wincott
Mouse: Jack Train
Carterpillar: Max Kester
March Into: Fred Yule
Mad Flatterer Dick Francis: Maurice Denham
Queen of Heartlessness: Mabel Constanduros
King of Heartlessness: Horace Percival
Deutsch-Hess: Doris Owens
Grafvon: Cyril Nash
Mock Gurbles: John Rorke
White von Ribbit: Jack Train
Guinea Pig: Mabel Constanduros

: 'EXTREMES MEET'

A Victorian play by Laurence Housman
Produced by Lance Sieveking
Cast
Time, The early eighteen-seventies. Place, The Deanery, Westminster
This is the first performance of a new scene in the now-famous Victoria Regina saga which has occupied the pen of Laurence Housman so extensively through the last twenty years. Pamela Stanley played the part of Queen Victoria with remarkable success in the original production of Victoria Regina at the Gate Theatre in May, 1935, and again at the Lyric Theatre in 1937. She has broadcast in the part more than once. James Woodburn played the part of another rugged Scot, John Brown , in the original production.
Followed at 10.54 by 'The Mistral' by Lyn Durham
Cast
Time, The other day. Place, A cheap rooming-house in Cannes

Contributors

Play By: Laurence Housman
Produced By: Lance Sieveking
Unknown: Victoria Regina
Unknown: Laurence Housman
Unknown: Pamela Stanley
Unknown: Victoria Regina
Unknown: James Woodburn
Unknown: John Brown
Queen Victoria: Pamela Stanley
Thomas Carlyle: James Woodburn
Dean Stanley: Valentine Dyall
The Butler: Bryan Powley
Lady Augusta Stanley: Mary O'Farreu
The Man: John Gabriel
The Girl: Cathleen Gordell
Police Inspector: Valentine Dyall








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