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Listings

: SONGS

on gramophone records

: Lift Up Your Hearts!

A thought for today

: Up in the Morning Early

Morning physical exercises for women

: DEANNA DURBIN

Prima donna of the screen on some favourite records

Contributors

Unknown: Prima Donna

: NEWS

and summary of the day's programmes

: THE BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Leader, Laurance Turner
Conductor, Gideon Fagan

Contributors

Leader: Laurance Turner
Conductor: Gideon Fagan

: A PIANOFORTE RECITAL

played by Ireen McLaren

Contributors

Played By: Ireen McLaren

: THE KITCHEN IN WARTIME

' Finnish ways with bread '
Moira Newman
In Finland, which is Moira New man's native land, bread is held in high esteem. The Army's ski-ing ' suicide squads ' exist mainly on bread during their long treks through the forest.
A small parcel was left at Broadcasting House the other day for Janet Quigley , who arranges these Women's Talks. It contained a sample of the famous Finnish ' bulla ' bread, which Mrs. Newman-wife of L. Hugh Newman , the broadcasting butterfly man-had baked for her husband's birthday party. Janet Quigley sampled it and voted it ' awfully good '.

Contributors

Unknown: Moira Newman
Unknown: Moira New
Unknown: Janet Quigley
Unknown: L. Hugh Newman
Unknown: Janet Quigley

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from page 25 of ' New Every Morning '

: VOICE AND HARP

a recital by Meriel St. Clair (mezzo-soprano)
Gwendolen Mason (harp)

Contributors

Harp: Gwendolen Mason

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 Physical training
(Ages 9-12)
(for use in halls)
Edith Dowling
11.20 Interlude
11.25 Junior English (Ages 9-12)
Games with words arranged by Douglas R. Allan
11.40 Science and the Community
(Ages 15 and over)
' The inventor and the scientist:
Thomas Alva Edison ' written by J. A. Lauwerys

Contributors

Unknown: Edith Dowling
Arranged By: Douglas R. Allan
Unknown: Thomas Alva Edison
Written By: J. A. Lauwerys

: GOVAN BURGH BAND

Conductor, Gregor J. Grant

Contributors

Conductor: Gregor J. Grant

: DONALD THORNE

at the organ of the Granada, Tooting, London

: 'SWEET RHYTHM'

A programme of sweet melodies played by Billy Tement and his Sweet Rhythm
Orchestra
Compere, James Dyrenforth Presented by Reginald Smith

Contributors

Played By: Billy Tement
Unknown: James Dyrenforth
Presented By: Reginald Smith

: For the Schools

2.0 For rural schools (Ages 9-15)
' The River '
' At the lock gate '
Edith Macqueen
2.20 For under-sevens
' Let's join in ! ' with Jean Sutcliffe and Ann Driver
2.35 Senior English (Ages 11-15)
'Play-writing '—3
L. du Garde Peach

Contributors

Unknown: Edith MacQueen
Unknown: Jean Sutcliffe

: ENGLISH MUSIC

for violoncello and pianoforte played by James Phillips (violoncello) and Geoffrey Corbett (pianoforte)

Contributors

Played By: James Phillips
Played By: Geoffrey Corbett

: ' DID YOU RING, MADAM?'

A programme concerning maids and mistresses written by Jonquil Antony
Characters
Despairing; ladies, overbearing lady, worried lady, brisk lady, pleasant lady, foreign lady, policeman, guard, conductor, etc.
Production by M. H. Allen

Contributors

Written By: Jonquil Antony
Production By: M. H. Allen
Mrs. Ponting (owner of a registry office): Gladys Young
Ivy: Patricia Hayes
Rose: Betty Astell
Lady Cameron: Barbara Couper
Diana (her daughter): Hermione Hannen
Mrs Comfort (a cook): Vivienne Chatterton
Mr Whiting (a butler): Laidman Browne
Mr Porridge (a footman): Charles Mason
Mrs Rix (a charwoman): Katie Johnson

: Everything Stops for Tea

with Dick Francis, Dorothy Summers, Dudley Rolph, Marjorie Westbury, Hugh Morton, Vera Lennox

The BBC Revue Orchestra

Leader, Boris Pecker

Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum

Contributors

Unknown: Dick Francis
Unknown: Dorothy Summers
Unknown: Dudley Rolph
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Hugh Morton
Unknown: Vera Lennox
Leader: Boris Pecker
Conductor: Hyam Greenbaum

: CHORAL MUSIC FROM HOLLAND

the Jewish Choir of Amsterdam from Hilversum

: NEWYDDION

(News in Welsh)

: AWR Y PLANT

(The Children's Hour in Welsh)
Twm Sion Cati gan Rhys Dafys-Williams
Yr Ail Ddrama: Twm a'r Curad
Cewch glywed heddiw fel y mae Cati yn penderfynu anfon Twm i ysgol Inco Ifan, y Curad. Y mae Twm wedi ei ddigio yn enbyd, a dyna gyfle i Inco Ifan ei gosbi. Fe gewch glywed beth a ddigwyddoda yn yr ysgol newydd

Contributors

Unknown: Twm Sion Cati
Unknown: Rhys Dafys-Williams

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Aboard the Bulger '
A story by Ann Scott Moncrieff
Part 8—' The end of the voyage ' told by James McKechnie
Last week you heard how Edgar found a home with the Great MacGolloch, and the others sailed on looking for further adventures.
Today you will hear how, after a stormy voyage, they reached the happy end of their journeyings.
Howard will present another ' Find the flaws' competition

Contributors

Story By: Ann Scott Moncrieff
Told By: James McKechnie

: ' FRIENDS AND ALLIES'

A weekly talk from France
Robert de Saint-Jean
(In collaboration with Radiodiffusion
Nationale de France)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert de Saint-Jean

: 'THE AUSTRALIANS ENTERTAIN'

Being part of a camp concert performed and presented by members of the Australian contingent from ' Somewhere in Great Britain'

: 'MUSIC-MAKERS' HALF-HOUR'

7-' String groups '
Reginald Jacques
For this week's talk in the series ' Music-Makers' Half-Hour ', Reginald Jacques will have with him in the studio a small string orchestra to illustrate the various points he raises. His subject, ' String groups ', should be of especial interest to the many enthusiasts who, not content with playing a stringed instrument for themselves alone, have joined with others in forming an orchestra. And the works to be played will provide a pleasant half-hour's listening for those whose love of music takes a less practical form.

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Jacques
Unknown: Reginald Jacques

: 'THE TURNING OF THE WORM'

or ' Mr. Whelk in the Rough Again' by George C. Nash
Cast
The action takes place in the club-house of the Roughover Golf Club
Production by James Mageean
The characters are taken from 'Punch', and appeared in the series ' Letters to the Secretary of a Golf Club and are used with the permission of the proprietors of ' Punch '

Contributors

Unknown: George C. Nash
Production By: James Mageean
General Sir Armstrong Forcursue, K B E , C S I: Fraser Mayne
Lionel Nutmeg, late Malayan Civil Service, retd: A. S. G. Loxton
Jean Knippey, waitress at the Club: Jean Woods
Ephraim Wobblegoose, house steward: John McDade
Mr. Whelk, the secretary of Rough over Golf Club: William B Lindsay
Admiral Sneyring-Stymie, a member of the committee: Harold Goldblatt

: Bon Voyage

A musical comedy
Translated and adapted by Diana Morgan
Music by Eduard Kiinneke
Cast
The action takes place in South America on a small plantation owned by Rene and Robert, then in Cannes at the offices of the South American Steamship Agency and in a famous
Cannes night-haunt
The part of Lola Vonderhoff sung by Gwen Catley
The BBC Theatre Chorus
(trained by Charles Groves)
The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conducted by Mark H. Lubbock
Production by Desmond Davis

Contributors

Adapted By: Diana Morgan
Music By: Eduard Kiinneke
Unknown: Lola Vonderhoff
Sung By: Gwen Catley
Leader: Tate Gilder
Conducted By: Mark H. Lubbock
Production By: Desmond Davis
Robert Valbonne: Patrick Waddington
Rene Blanc: Edward Cooper
Pierre Plascassier (their friend): John Bentley
Sarita (their servant): Dora Gregory
Angele (M Emile's office girl): Audrey Cameron
Louise Vanderhoff: Joan Henley
Lola Vonderhoff: Nadine March
M. Emile (of the South American Steamship Agency): Charles Stone
M Francois Corday: Edgar Norfolk
Monica Brink: Effie Atherton
Crooner at the Star Ship: Helen Raymond
Hyacinth (a barman): Bruce Winston

: DOMINION COMMENTARY

Sholto Watt , from Canada
(A recording)

Contributors

Unknown: Sholto Watt

: THE BBC ORCHESTRA

(Section A) Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
Oda Slobodskaya (soprano)

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Clarence Raybould
Soprano: Oda Slobodskaya

: ' 'But I say unto you

love your enemies'
A service of prayer

: GEORGE MELACHRINO AND HIS MUSIC

from the Cafe de Paris, London

: THE LAST FIGHT OF THE 'REVENGE'

Compiled for broadcasting by Colin Clair , from contemporary success with Felix Aylmer , Ronald Simpson , Nonnan Claridge , Malcolm Keen ,
Douglas Matthews , Milton Rosmer
Production by Val Gielgud

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Colin Clair
Unknown: Felix Aylmer
Unknown: Ronald Simpson
Unknown: Nonnan Claridge
Unknown: Malcolm Keen
Unknown: Douglas Matthews
Unknown: Milton Rosmer
Production By: Val Gielgud








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