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: 'UP IN THE MORNING EARLY'

Morning physical exercises for men

: TUNES OF YESTERDAY'

Gramophone records of tunes we whistled and sang a year or two ago

: NEWS

and summary of the day's programmes

: NELSON ELMS

at the organ of the Granada, Clapham Junction, London

: LEONARDI AND HIS ORCHESTRA

with Thelma Jagger , Peter Valeric , Robert Keys from the Continental Restaurant, Bournemouth

Contributors

Unknown: Thelma Jagger
Unknown: Peter Valeric
Unknown: Robert Keys

: THE BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Leader, Laurance Turner
Conductor, Gideon Fagan

Contributors

Leader: Laurance Turner
Conductor: Gideon Fagan

: NEW BABIES

' The Mother's Health Beforehand '—2
A Woman Doctor

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from page 65 of ' New Every Morning'

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 Music and Movement for Infants (Ages 5-7)
Ann Driver
11.20 Interlude
11.25 Senior English: Rhyme and Reason (Ages 13-15)
' Poems about the Town '
L. A. G. Strong
11.40 Talks for Sixth Forms (Ages 16 and over)
' Questions of Empire'
' Education by Major Hanns Vischer , C.M.G., C.B.E., late Joint
Secretary of the Advisory Committee on Education in the Colonies

Contributors

Talks: L. A. G. Strong
Unknown: Major Hanns Vischer

: THE ROYAL ARTILLERY (MOUNTED) BAND

(By permission of the Officers of the Royal Artillery)
Conducted by Mr. David McBain (Soloist, W. H Smith> )
The Royal Artillery (Slow March)

Contributors

Conducted By: Mr. David McBain
Soloist: W. H Smith>

: SIMPLE FACTS

' German Exports : What are they and where do they go ? '
Donald Tyerman

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Tyerman

: THE NORBERT WETHMAR PIANOFORTE QUINTET

Norbert Wethmar (violin) ; Nathan Comras (violin) ; John Yewe Dyer
(viola) ; Walter Nunn (violoncello) ; Wilfred Parry (pianoforte)

Contributors

Violin: Norbert Wethmar
Violin: Nathan Comras
Violin: John Yewe Dyer
Viola: Walter Nunn
Pianoforte: Wilfred Parry

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

2.0 Travel Talks (Ages 9-12)
Peoples of the Empire
Planned by E. G. R. Taylor, Professor of Geography in the University of London
' With the Australian Blackfellows'
Colin Wills
2.15 Interlude
2.20 Topical Talks and Feature Programmes
' The R.A.F. Coastal Command '
H. L. Morrow
2.40
I Ysgolion Cymru
(For Welsh Schools)
'Yn Nyddiau 'r Normaniaid', ', Kan Isobel Edwards
Ceisir dangos prif nodweddion dylifiad araf y Normaniaid dros rannau o Gymru trwy adrodd stori codi Castell Caerdydd a sefydlu awdurdod y Norman ym Morgannwg

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Wills
Unknown: H. L. Morrow
Unknown: Yn Nyddiau
Unknown: Kan Isobel Edwards
Unknown: Castell Caerdydd

: 'SOLDIERS' SONGS'

sung by Sidney Burchall , and a section of the BBC Men's Chorus with the Revue Orchestra, leader. Boris Pecker , directed by Hyam Greenbaum
Continuity by Peter Dion Titheradge

Contributors

Sung By: Sidney Burchall
Leader: Boris Pecker
Directed By: Hyam Greenbaum
Unknown: Peter Dion Titheradge

: 'BY ROYAL CONSENT'

A comedy by Betty Astell and Gordon Parry
Cast
Waiter, film technicians, inhabitants of Itsia
The scene is laid in the country of Ilsia
Production by M. H. Allen

Contributors

Comedy By: Betty Astell
Comedy By: Gordon Parry
Production By: M. H. Allen
The Storyteller: George de Warfaz
Ed Steiner, motion-picture director: Peter Madden
Joe Welsh, assistant director: Joe Hayman
Joseph Frederick King of Ilsia: Abraham Sofaer
MariaTalia his Queen: Thea Holme
Anton Cherzak alias Paul Kern, film star: Geoffrey Wincott
Dushkin, palace steward: Wilfred Pickles
Netta, film star: Cathleen Cordell
Sammy Leventhal: Robert Beatty

: ENGLISH AND WELSH SONGS

Joan Coxon (soprano) and Roderick Jones (baritone)

Contributors

Soprano: Joan Coxon
Soprano: Roderick Jones

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR

A play for younger listeners
' Big Claus and Little Claus', by Hans Andersen , adapted for the microphone by Barbara Sleigh

Contributors

Unknown: Hans Andersen
Unknown: Barbara Sleigh

: MADRIGALS AND PART SONGS

The BBC Scottish Singers, conducted by Ian Whyte

Contributors

Conducted By: Ian Whyte

: 'IN BRITAIN NOW

A survey 'of what is being thought, done, and said in different parts of the British Isles today. Introduced by Peter Fettes

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Fettes

: 'HARMONY IN A FLAT'

The Cavendish Three (Kay Cavendish , Dorothy Cartess , and Pat Rignold ) with the Boy Friends

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Cavendish
Unknown: Dorothy Cartess
Unknown: Pat Rignold

: National Announcements Regional Announcements

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

: 'THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER'

The Forty-Eight Preludes and Fugues of Johann Sebastian Bach -6 played by Iso Elinson
Preludes and Fugues in: A minor (Book II) ; D minor (Book I) ;
E (Book 1) ; G minor (Book II)
The next programme in this series will take place on Friday, February 23

Contributors

Unknown: Johann Sebastian Bach
Played By: Iso Elinson

: 'A CHRISTIAN LOOKS AT THE WORLD'

Introductory talk by J. Middleton Murry
Eric Fenn , Assistant Director of Religious Broadcasting, introduces this new series in an article on page 12.

Contributors

Talk By: J. Middleton Murry
Talk By: Eric Fenn

: 'GHOST' DARTS

Inter-Regional Team Championship of the Air (eliminating round)
'The Hercules ', Aldgate (winners of the Lonsdale Trophy, 1939), v.
Teams of Listeners-with Charles Garner as commentator at ' The Hercules', Aldgate

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Garner

: HARRY LAUDER

with the BBC Scottish Orchestra, conducted by Ian Whyte
See the special interview with Sir Harry Lauder on page 7

Contributors

Conducted By: Ian Whyte
Unknown: Sir Harry Lauder

: 'ONCE A WEEK'

A talk by ' Onlooker '
There are subjects that the war has made of national and world importance, which are being talked about, and sometimes worried about, by men and women in every home, bus, and railway carriage. These are the sort of things which ' Onlooker' chooses for his weekly talk. He invites listeners themselves to suggest topics to him.
' Onlooker' hides a personality well known to listeners ; but hjtherto his voice has rarely beetvheard on the air.

: Stephen Haggard as Marco Polo in 'MESSER MARCO POLO'

A romance, adapted for broadcasting by W. A. B. Iliff and Peter Creswell from the novel by Donn Byrne , with music specially composed by Richard Addinsell
Persons in the Story : also Tavern revellers, Heralds, Princes, the Keeper of the Drums, etc. The action begins in Venice in the thirteenth century, then moves through the Great Desert to the court of Kubla Khan at Zanadu in Cathay, and covers a period of seventeen years
Production by Peter Creswell

Contributors

Broadcasting By: W. A. B. Iliff
Broadcasting By: Peter Creswell
Novel By: Donn Byrne
Composed By: Richard Addinsell
Unknown: Kubla Khan
Production By: Peter Creswell
First Narrator (Malachi of the Long Glen), who tells the story: Tyrone Guthrie
Second Narrator (Brian): Clive Baxter
Marco Polo, a young Venetian: Stephen Haggard
Nicolo Polo, his father: Bryan Powley
Matteo Polo, his uncle: Edgar Norfolk
A Sea-Captain from China: Valentine Dyau
Kubla, the Great Khan: Leslie Perrins
Li Po, a poet: Bruce Winston
Tung Chih, a magician: Ivor Barnard
Princess Golden Bells, daughter of the Great Khan: Lyn Neilson

: DANCE CABARET

from the Polygon, Southampton Listen to: Naunton Wayne , in nonchalant nonsense ; Anne Ziegler , the popular singer ; Kenway and Young, the modern entertainers and dance to : Fred Ballerini and his Band
Presented by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Unknown: Naunton Wayne
Unknown: Anne Ziegler
Unknown: Fred Ballerini
Presented By: Leslie Bridgmont

: THE BBC ORCHESTRA

(Section B) leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Clarence Raybould

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Clarence Raybould

: 'LULLABY'

A programme of restful melody arranged and presented by Sandy Macpherson at the theatre organ

Contributors

Presented By: Sandy MacPherson








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