and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
A programme of gramophone records arranged by A. P. Sharpe
Exercises for younger women (7.30) and older men (7.40)
and summary of today's Home Service programmes
A talk about what to eat and where to get it, by S. P. B. Mais
on gramophone records
Emanuel Feuermann (cello)
Radetzky march ; and Waltz: Artist's life Strauss
Where are you ?.....................McHugh Irish jig Bye Concert square dance Davidson Murmuring breezes..................Jensen Ragamuffin. ...................................Rixner Gypsy caprice Curzon
Conductor, William Haydock (Soloist, S. Rushworth)
1 Jig. 2 Gavotte. 3 Graceful dance. 4 Dance of the serving maids
Recent recordings of popular hits
from p. 13 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 26 of ' Each Returning Day'
played by John Bee at the theatre organ
' Let's join in! ' With Ann Driver and Jean Sutcliffe
Which are best ?
Take your choice by listening to Richard Valery and his Orchestra, with Violet Carson and Wilfred Pickles
and his Orchestra with Sylvia Cecil
Rex Furness (baritone)
Helen Guest (piano) REX FURNESS HELEN GUEST REX FURNESS HELEN GUEST
Raymond Glendenning introduces songs, scenes, and stories of the show business in wartime, with Peter Yorke and his Concert Orchestra
(Section C), led by Marie Wilson
Conducted by Trevor Harvey
Symphony No. 8, in D minor Boycc Scherzo in G minor (from the Octet)
(Orchestrated by the composer)
Mendelssohn Hommage aux belles
Viennoises Schubert , orch. Lambert
Summer night on the river Delius The running set.....Vaughan Williams
Since joining the BBC as assistant chorus-master in 1935, Trevor Harvey has been regularly on the air, conducting either the BBC Singers or the BBC Chorus, and frequently orchestral works with the BBC Orchestra. He also takes charge of the music in religious broadcasts.
played by Harry Fryer and his Orchestra
A radio fantasy by Philip Phillips being a modern addition to the lore of knight-errantry
The characters include Merlin ; the Witch of Wookey ; the King of Banco; his three sons, Rumbold, Rupert, and Rodney; and the Princess Stasia of Zampa
Production by T. Rowland Hughes
[Home Service continued overleaf
A lightning programme of contrasts Devised and written by Ernest Long staffe and introduced by Betty Huntley-Wright with Sidney Burchall (baritone),
Marion Dawson , Nosmo King
The Revue Orchestra
The show produced and conducted by Ernest Longstaffe
One of the regular attractions of these ' What's Yours ? ' programmes has been Sidney Burchall. This Manchester-born baritone was one of the original members of the wartime repertory company, and ever since the outbreak of hostilities has never had a week without being on the air.
A day or two ago, on Tuesday,
Sidney Burchall appeared in one of his regular character parts — as Jimmy Larkin in ' The Pig and Whistle '.
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Light French Music
Ymddiddan gan T. H. Parry-Williams
(A talk in Welsh)
5.20 Mac will tell another story of the Four Pigs and Brock the Badger, by Alison Uttley
No. 4—' The Leprechaun '
Songs by Sinclair Logan
5.45 ' Giant silk moths from abroad ' a talk by L. Hugh Newman
A national magazine dealing with some of the things that are being thought, said, and done all over
Introduced by Peter Fettes
National and Regional, followed at not earlier than 7.20 by Scottish and Northern Ireland
with Jessie Matthews
Noel Gay and others associated with the production
The BBC Chorus and the Augmented BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell
Radio script by Keith Ayling. Produced by Ronald Waldman
The fifth of a series of musical programmes devised by Leslie Baily
See the article on p.
sung by Astra Desmond (contralto)
The old spring-cart ; There were two maidens in a grove of roses ; A seaman loves the ocean wave ; and A lilac beside the river bank (Merikanto)
Astra Desmond studied singing under Blanche Marchesi , and within a few days of her debut at Steinway Hall was engaged to sing at an Albert Hall ballad concert. She has sung in opera with the Royal Carl Rosa Opera Company and at Covent Garden and Sadler's Wells, and is equally at home in concert work and oratorio.
2-' The defence of a factory '
An illustration of how the ordinary people might behave if they suddenly discovered that the enemy were in the next parish but one
Material collected by Stephen Potter in collaboration with the War Office
A talk on subjects of the moment
Caryll and Mundy, Haver and Lee, Elsie Bower , with Harry Fryer and his Orchestra from a music-hall
Conducted by Ian Whyte
Overture : Ruy Bias Mendelssohn Symphony No. 1, in E flat... ..Borodin
Gordon Walker (flute), George Stratton (violin), Max Gilbert (viola),
Marie Goossens (harp)
Presented by M. H. Allen