Morning physical exercises for men
Gramophone records of tunes we whistled and sang a year or two ago
and summary of the day's programmes
at the organ of the Granada, Clapham Junction, London
with Thelma Jagger , Peter Valeric , Robert Keys from the Continental Restaurant, Bournemouth
Leader, Laurance Turner
Conductor, Gideon Fagan
' The Mother's Health Beforehand '—2
A Woman Doctor
from page 65 of ' New Every Morning'
11.0 Music and Movement for Infants (Ages 5-7)
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
L. A. G.
(By permission of the Officers of the Royal Artillery)
Conducted by Mr. David McBain (Soloist, W. H Smith> )
The Royal Artillery (Slow March)
' German Exports : What are they and where do they go ? '
Norbert Wethmar (violin) ; Nathan Comras (violin) ; John Yewe Dyer
(viola) ; Walter Nunn (violoncello) ; Wilfred Parry (pianoforte)
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'
2.20 Topical Talks and Feature Programmes
' The R.A.F. Coastal Command '
H. L. Morrow
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
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
A comedy by Betty Astell and Gordon Parry
Waiter, film technicians, inhabitants of Itsia
The scene is laid in the country of Ilsia
Production by M. H. Allen
Ed Steiner, motion-picture director:
Joe Welsh, assistant director:
Joseph Frederick King of Ilsia:
MariaTalia his Queen:
Anton Cherzak alias Paul Kern, film star:
Dushkin, palace steward:
Netta, film star:
Joan Coxon (soprano) and Roderick Jones (baritone)
A play for younger listeners
' Big Claus and Little Claus', by Hans Andersen , adapted for the microphone by Barbara Sleigh
The BBC Scottish Singers, conducted by Ian Whyte
A survey 'of what is being thought, done, and said in different parts of the British Isles today. Introduced by Peter Fettes
The Cavendish Three (Kay Cavendish , Dorothy Cartess , and Pat Rignold ) with the Boy Friends
followed at not earlier than 7.10 by Scottish and Northern Ireland
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
Introductory talk by J. Middleton Murry
Eric Fenn , Assistant Director of Religious Broadcasting, introduces this new series in an article on page 12.
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
with the BBC Scottish Orchestra, conducted by Ian Whyte
See the special interview with Sir Harry Lauder on page 7
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.
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
W. A. B.
First Narrator (Malachi of the Long Glen), who tells the story:
Second Narrator (Brian):
Marco Polo, a young Venetian:
Nicolo Polo, his father:
Matteo Polo, his uncle:
A Sea-Captain from China:
Kubla, the Great Khan:
Li Po, a poet:
Tung Chih, a magician:
Princess Golden Bells, daughter of the Great Khan:
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
(Section B) leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
A programme of restful melody arranged and presented by Sandy Macpherson at the theatre organ