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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: MIGUEL FLETA

(tenor) on gramophone records

: ' UP IN THE MORNING EARLY'

Exercises for younger men (7.30) and older women (7.40)

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!'

A thought for today

: NEWS

and summary of today's Home
Service programmes

: 'THE HEALTH FRONT '

A series of six five-minute talks on simple ways of keeping well, by a Harley Street physician

: BROTHERS AND SISTERS

on gramophone records

: SLAITHWAITE BAND

Conductor, J. A. Hickman

Contributors

Conductor: J. A. Hickman

: A TALK BY ' SINBAD '

about some of the good things of life -and some of the bad-that didn't quite come off

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 57 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 18 of ' Each Returning Day '

: JAN BERENSKA

and his Orchestra

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 Singing together
Herbert Wiseman
The Lass of Richmond Hill , The
Road to the Isles, Cock Robin
11.20 Interlude
11.25 World history
' Dr. Wilson and the Emperor Penguin '—David Scott Daniell (from ' The Worst Journey in the World ', by Apsley Cherry-Garrard )
11.45 Senior English
Dramatic reading from Cranford ', adapted by Douglas R. Allan

Contributors

Unknown: Herbert Wiseman
Unknown: Richmond Hill
Unknown: Cock Robin
Unknown: David Scott Daniell
Unknown: Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Adapted By: Douglas R. Allan

: THE PIANIST AS COMPOSER

Chopin—Schumann—d'Albert
The pianist appears to be the only musician who has excelled as a composer. There have been many violinist composers, for instance, but with only one or two possible exceptions they have not been of the front rank. In the case of the piano, however, their number is legion.
There is no need to go back further than Mozart. In the nineteenth century there came Chopin, Schumann who, had he not injured his hand through using a mechanical device, would have been one of the foremost virtuosos, Liszt, Brahms, and so on. Less well known, perhaps. was Eugene d'Albert, the third virtuoso to be represented in this programme, who died in 1932.

: Sandy Macpherson

at the theatre organ
Topical tunes

Contributors

Organist: Sandy Macpherson

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Conducted by Ian Whyte
Symphony No. 2, in B Hat....Schubert Irish Rhapsody No. 1, in D minor
Stanford
Schubert's early symphonies were written when he was a very young man-at the time that he was a schoolmaster in his father's school. They were intended for amateur performance and therefore, both in design and in technique, they are very simple and melodious.
The No. 2 in B flat is for the most part written much in the style of Haydn and Mozart.

Contributors

Conducted By: Ian Whyte

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

2.0 The practice and science of gardening: 'Harvesting and storing'
C. F. Lawrance
2.15 Interlude
2.20 Preparatory Concert Broadcasts
' Buried Treasure '-the story of a happy musical discovery, written by Scott Goddard
2.40 Interlude
2.45 English for under-nines

Contributors

Unknown: F. Lawrance
Written By: Scott Goddard

: DUKE ELLINGTON and his Band

(From America, by courtesy of the Columbia Broadcasting System)

: ' DINGLE FARM '

People, problems, and life on a 400-acre farm in Worcestershire, presented and recorded on the farm by David Scott Daniell and Godfrey Baseley

Contributors

Unknown: David Scott Daniell
Unknown: Godfrey Baseley

: TORQUAY MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA

Leader, Harold F. Pells
Conductor, Ernest W. Goss

Contributors

Conductor: Ernest W. Goss

: Hi, Gang!

(A recording of yesterday's broadcast)
Starring Bebe Daniels, Vic Oliver, Ben Lyon
with Jay Wilbur and his Orchestra, the Greene Sisters, and Sam Browne

Contributors

Performer: Bebe Daniels
Comedian: Vic Oliver
Performer: Ben Lyon
Musicians: Jay Wilbur and his Orchestra
Unknown: The Greene Sisters
Unknown: Sam Browne
Producer: Harry S. Pepper
Producer: Douglas Lawrence
Additional Dialogue: Dick Pepper

: ' FFARS MEISTR PATHELIN '

Hen ehwedl weJi ei throi ar ffurf Gymreig ' gan D. J. Thomas ; y cyfarwyddo gan Elwyn Evans
(A story in Welsh)

Contributors

Unknown: D. J. Thomas
Unknown: Elwyn Evans

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.20 ' The House at Pooh Corner ', by A. A. Milne , adapted as a dialogue story by W. E. Davis
7—' Piglet does a Very Grand Thing ' with Norman Shelley as Pooh, John Rorke as Piglet, Geoffrey Wincott as Eeyore, Stephen Jack as Owl
5.45 Songs at the piano by Harold Scott

Contributors

Unknown: A. A. Milne
Story By: W. E. Davis
Unknown: Norman Shelley
Unknown: John Rorke
Unknown: Geoffrey Wincott
Unknown: Stephen Jack
Unknown: Harold Scott

: THE SOUTHERN SISTERS

in a miniature cavalcade of song

: ' WHITE VELVET'

A serial play by Sax Rohmer , produced by Howard Rose
Episode 7—' The song of Fate '
Cast
(by permission of British National Films, Lid., and Pascal Film Productions, Ltd.)

Contributors

Play By: Sax Rohmer
Duced By: Howard Rose
Musette: Cathleen Cordell
Lawrence Tabrer: Valentine Dvall
Kaspar: Alan Wheatley
Malados: Leslie Perrins
Faramy Bey: D A Clarke-Smith
Sitka: Betty Hardy
Hogan: Malcolm Graeme
Mabrouk: Harold Scott
Carlo: Ronald Simpson
Juan: Philip Cunningham
Mahammed: Laidman Browne
Nubian: Charles Mason

: ' BOOKS FOR THE FORCES '

A talk by John Masefield

Contributors

Talk By: John Masefield

: Announcements

National and Regional, followed at not earlier than 7.20 by Scottish and Northern Ireland

: Music-Makers' Half-Hour

'Round the piano with your own instruments' (2) - Sir Walford Davies

Contributors

Speaker: Sir Walford Davies

: Radio version of Alexander's Ragtime Band

(By permission of 20th Century Fox Film Co., Ltd.)
Screen play by Kathryn Scola and Lamer Trotti. Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. Radio score by Jack Beaver. Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum. Produced by Douglas Moodie
Those taking part include: Peter Madden, Inga Andersen, Robert Beattie, Diana Ward, Sidney Keith, Macdonald Parke, Alan Keith
BBC Revue Chorus and Augmented Revue Orchestra
This is the first of a new series by Douglas Moodie of revivals of radio versions of big musical pictures, none of them to be recorded versions of the original broadcast, but all to be produced afresh, 'live'.
The film Alexander's Ragtime Band, which had its premiere in London in 1938, was named after Irving Berlin's most famous song, and traced the romantic story of the composer's life. It was a tribute by Hollywood to this King of Tin-Pan Alley, whose seven or eight hundred popular songs have made him a millionaire.

Contributors

Screenplay: Kathryn Scola
Screenplay: Lamer Trotti.
Music and lyrics: Irving Berlin
Radio score: Jack Beaver
Singers and musicians: BBC Revue Chorus and Augmented Revue Orchestra
Conductor: Hyam Greenbaum
Producer: Douglas Moodie
[Actor]: Peter Madden
[Actress]: Inga Andersen
[Actor]: Robert Beattie
[Actress]: Diana Ward
[Actor]: Sidney Keith
[Actor]: MacDonald Parke
[Actor]: Alan Keith

: At Short Notice

A time reserved for talks that cannot be announced in advance.

: BBC ORCHESTRA

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

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Clarence Raybould

: THE STORY OF ORKNEY

to the autumn of 1939, compiled and written by James Fergusson , produced by John Gough

Contributors

Written By: James Fergusson
Produced By: John Gough

: HUGO RIGNOLD

and tots Orchestra with Anne Lenner and Gerry Fitzgerald
Hugo Rignold , who is on the air with his hand every day this week, was at one time a member of Jack Hylton 's Band. He has played violin and viola in numberless musical combinations, notably with Fred Hartley , in that remarkably popular series ' Soft Lights and Sweet Music ', and more recentlv with his own orchestra from the London
Casino.
Though today most of his time is taken up with conducting, he plays his two chief instruments with the facility of one who can give all his time to them. On one occasion in ' Soft Lights and Sweet Music ' he achieved the desired effect by playing a bass as well.

Contributors

Unknown: Anne Lenner
Unknown: Gerry Fitzgerald
Unknown: Hugo Rignold
Unknown: Jack Hylton
Unknown: Fred Hartley

: 'ESCAPE'

A short story written for broadcasting by Hilton Brown and read by the author

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Hilton Brown








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