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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: < MORNING STAR '

Records of the International Novelty
Orchestra

: ' ON PARADE !'

Popular artists and bands fall in for your entertainment on gramophone records

: HAROLD HUNT

at the theatre organ

: NEWS

and summary of today's Home Service programmes

: SUNDAY MORNING SERVICE

Organ voluntary
9.30 Order of Service Call to worship
Prayer and Lord's Prayer
Fill thou my life, 0 Lord my God
(C.H. 30 ; A. and M. 705 ; S.P. 492)
Lesson: I Corinthians i, 19-31 Psalm c (C.H. 780) Prayers
As God wills (C.H. 476 ; S.P. 438)
Address by the Rev. H. E. B. Hillary
0 beautiful, our country ! (C.H.
562 ; S.P. 322)
Blessing
Organist and Choirmaster,
G. R. C. Pfaff

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. H. E. B. Hillary
Choirmaster: G. R. C. Pfaff

: SZIGETI (violin)

on gramophone records

: 'MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK'

played by Jan Berenska and his Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Jan Berenska

: THINGS THAT GO WRONG IN THE HOUSE'

W. P. Matthew

Contributors

Unknown: W. P. Matthew

: NEW ZEALAND BAND

Band of the Fifth Infantry Brigade, New Zealand Expeditionary Force (by permission of Brigadier 7. Hargest, D.S.O., M.C.) Conducted by Lieut. C. C. E. Miller
This all-brass band, recruited from amateur brass band players, is the first New Zealand band to visit this country since 1918. The conductor is well known in New Zealand as a brass band trainer.

: BRAHMS

Variations on an original theme,
Op. 21, No. 1 played by Frank Merrick (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Frank Merrick

: LONDON PALLADIUM ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Fred Bretherton

Contributors

Conductor: Fred Bretherton

: EVERYMAN'S MUSIC

-6
Sir Walford Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Walford Davies

: 'MARCHING TO VICTORY'

A programme of war songs from the Empire, recorded in Britain
Written and compiled by Brian Meredith, Cecil Madden, and Lionel Fielden
Narrators, Peter Pooley and Z. A. Bokhari

: IN YOUR GARDEN

' Saving your own seeds '
Roy Hay

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Hay

: OPERATIC PROGRAMME

Eva Turner (soprano) Orchestra conducted by Gideon Fagan

: 'CREED OR CHAOS?'

A talk by Dorothy L. Sayers

Contributors

Talk By: Dorothy L. Sayers

: BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell

Contributors

Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell

: AT A SOLEMN MUSICK

from a Cathedral in Scotland
Choral and orchestral music conducted by Ian Whyte

Contributors

Conducted By: Ian Whyte

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

Community hymn-singing led by the Greenbank Co-operative Choir and conducted by Leslie Woodgate
There will also be stories told by David and Elizabeth

Contributors

Conducted By: Leslie Woodgate

: ' IN IT TOGETHER

Africa
Noel Barber interviewing three speakers from the African colonies

Contributors

Unknown: Noel Barber

: BEETHOVEN

The First Six Quartets-2
String Quartet in G, Op. 18, No. 2 played by The Virtuoso String Quartet: Marjorie Hayward (violin), Edwin Virgo (violin), John Yewe Dyer (viola),
Cedric Sharpe (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Marjorie Hayward
Violin: Edwin Virgo
Violin: John Yewe Dyer
Cello: Cedric Sharpe

: 'FAREWELL TICK-TOCK !

An account by Eric Dunstan-with illustrations-of the BBC's search for a new interval signal

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Dunstan-With

: SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE

Organ voluntary
8.0 Order of Service
Eternal Father, strong to save (A. and M. 370 ; S.P. 336 ; Rv. C.H. 626)
Thanksgiving and Confession Psalm xliii
Lesson: St. Matthew xiii, 24-33;
44-46
Deus Misereatur Prayers
Through the night of doubt and sorrow ; onward goes the pilgrim band (A. and M. 274 ; S.P. 678 ; Rv. C.H. 214)
Address by the Rev. Pat McCormick ,
D.S.O.
Intercessions
God that madest earth and heaven
(A. and M. 26; S.P. 46; Rv. C.H. 293)
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Pat McCormick

: WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

An appeal on behalf of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, by Sir Robert Gower , K.C.V.O., O.B.E., M.P., Chairman
For the past 117 years, the R.S.P.C.A. has been working for animal welfare. In wartime the need for its services is intensified. The re-establishment of a Sick and Wounded Horses Fund (such as functioned so well during the Great War of 1914-18) ; assistance with the evacuation of farm stock and domestic animals from danger zones; advice and help in the proper management of poultry, pigs, goats,
. and so on ; the humane destruction of hopelessly injured or unwanted animals ; the salvaging of carcasses for human consumption-these are examples of the Society's wartime work, carried on in addition to normal peacetime activities.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to Sir Robert Gower , [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Robert Gower
Unknown: Sir Robert Gower

: DVORAK

Symphony No. 2, in D minor played by The BBC Orchestra (Section B) leader Paul Beard , conductor Sir Adrian Boult

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult

: Ralph Richardson and Celia Johnson in the last act of 'JOHNSON OVER JORDAN'

by J. B. Priestley
Other characters :
Richard, their son ; Freda, their daughter ; George Noble ; Mr. Clay-ton ; a porter ; Albert Goop ; Tom ;
Morrison, a schoolmaster ; Don Quixote ; a barman; a doctor; various voices
Produced by Barbara Burnham
The play will be introduced by the author
This modern miracle play by the liveliest and most versatile of contemporary playwrights (as those who listened recently to When We are Married and listen again tonight will agree) was one of the big London successes of 1939, and Ralph Richardson 's performance of the dead Mr. Johnson was a theatrical tour de force. It would be difficult to estimate how much the success of the play owed to his remarkable performance.
This final act presents the third, but by no means the final, stage in the adventures after death of Johnson, the modern Everyman. It finds him, having passed the terrors of preliminary examination and the torments of a pleasurable hell, arrived in a temporary paradise where the final desires of his earthly life-his boyish love of books, his old friends, and his deepest love, return to him to re-enact the part they played in shaping his destiny, and also to prepare him for his further mysterious journeyings.

Contributors

Unknown: J. B. Priestley
Unknown: Albert Goop
Unknown: Don Quixote
Produced By: Barbara Burnham
Produced By: Ralph Richardson
Johnson ,: Ralph Richardson
Jill, his wife: Celia Johnson

: EPILOGUE

' A very present help in trouble
12—'With the Lord there is mercy '
Psalm ciii, 8-17 ; St. Luke i, 46-55 ;
To mercy, pity, peace, and love (S.P. 682) ; St. Luke vi, 36

: REGINALD FOORT

at the theatre organ in a ' Good-Night ' programme

: BBC SALON ORCHESTRA

Leader, Jean Pougnet
Conductor, Leslie Bridgewater

Contributors

Leader: Jean Pougnet
Conductor: Leslie Bridgewater

: 'AND SO TO BED'

Presented by M. H. Allen

Contributors

Presented By: M. H. Allen








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