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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: Morning Star

Records of Lily Pons, America's pocket soprano

Contributors

Unknown: Lily Pons

: PIANO SOLOS

played by Lilian Niblette

Contributors

Played By: Lilian Niblette

: JOSEPH SEAL

at the theatre organ

: NEWS

and summary of today's Home Service programmes

: SUNDAY MORNING SERVICE

Organ voluntary
Come, let us join our cheerful songs
(A. and M. 299 ; S.P. 472 ; Rv. C.H. 175)
Confession and Absolution Versicles and responses Venite
Psalm xxiii
Lesson: Isaiah liii Jubilate Prayers
There is a green hill far away (A. and M. 332 ; S.P. 131 ; Rv. C.H. 105)
Address by the Rev. W...H. Murray
Walton
When I survey the wondrous cross
(A. and M. 108; S.P. 133; Rv. C.H. 106)
Blessing
Organist and Choirmaster,
H. Leslie Smith

Contributors

Unknown: H. Murray
Choirmaster: H. Leslie Smith

: GREEK SONGS

sung by Vivien Lambelet (mezzo-soprano)

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Vivien Lambelet

: Music While You Work

played by The Lewisham Hippodrome Orchestra
Conducted by Harold Collins

Contributors

Conducted By: Harold Collins

: BIRMINGHAM PHILHARMONIC STRING ORCHESTRA

Leader, Norris Stanley
Conductor, Johan Hock

Contributors

Conductor: Johan Hock

: 'ALF'S DREAM '

The story by W. W. Jacobs , dramatised by Douglas Cleverdon and produced by Lance Sieveking
Cast
' It's always risky work waiting for other people to die and leave you money', said the night-watchman. 'Sometimes they don't die; sometimes they marry agin ; and sometimes they leave it to other people instead.'
This observation reminded him of the story of young Alf Simms , who understood that he was to come in for his Uncle George's bit of house property ' arter he 'ad gone '. But, as the watchman used to point out to Alf, sixty is a dangerous age for a man, ' especially when he 'as been a widower for so long he 'as had time to forget wot being married's like '. As you will hear, the watchman's fears were justified.

Contributors

Story By: W. W. Jacobs
Unknown: Douglas Cleverdon
Produced By: Lance Sieveking
Unknown: Alf Simms
Alf: Hedley Goodell
George Hatchard: Malcolm Graent
Mrs Pearce (a dangerous widow): Ray Wallace
Joe Morgan: Ernest Jay
Mrs Morgan: Vivienne Chatterton
The Night-Watchman: Frank Atkinson
Flurry: Charles Spencer

: P m- MELODIES OF THE EMPIRE

1—Canada and the West Indies
A programme with The BBC Military, Band
Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell

Contributors

Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell

: ' EVERYMAN'S MUSIC

Sir Walford Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Walford Davies

: GYPSIES IN MUSIC

Gramophone records of typical Hungarian Gypsy tunes presented by Mosco Carner
The exotic charm and the lively rhythms of Gypsy music have always been a great attraction for Western musicians. Mosco Carner has devised a programme of gramophone records that will include examples of genuine Gypsy music and will illustrate its influence upon Haydn, Liszt, Brahms, Ravel, and others.

Contributors

Presented By: Mosco Carner
Musicians: Mosco Carner

: IN YOUR GARDEN

' Awards of merit for allotments ', by Dr. H. V. Taylor and Roy Hay

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. H. V. Taylor
Unknown: Roy Hay

: Sunday Orchestral Concert

The BBC Orchestra (Section A)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
Cyril Smith (piano)

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Clarence Raybould
Piano: Cyril Smith

: 'CREED OR CHAOS?'

A talk by Dorothy L. Sayert

Contributors

Talk By: Dorothy L. Sayert

: Strange to Relate

In which radio brings to life curious events of the past and present
Compere, Ronald Waldman

Contributors

Compere: Ronald Waldman
Edited and produced by: C.F. Meehan

: REGINALD PORTER-BROWN

at the theatre organ
Gems from musical comedy

: TROISE

and his Mandoliers with Percy Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Percy Manchester

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' St. Margaret of Scotland '-A play by Christine Orr and Helen Drever which tells how an English princess, escaping as a refugee from the usurping power of William the Conqueror, became a Scottish queen and brought beauty and civilisation to tho folk of the North

Contributors

Play By: Christine Orr
Play By: Helen Drever

: 'ESCAPE INTO ENGLAND'

A talk by Clemence Dane

Contributors

Talk By: Clemence Dane

: POLISH ARMY CHOIR

A choir of officers of the Polish Army, conducted by Lieut. J. Kolaczkowski
From somewhere in Scotland
Forty officers of the Polish Army, now re-formed in this country, have formed a choir that has already become famous in Scotland for their appearances in theatres and the concerts they have given in barracks and hospitals to entertain their British comrades in arms. They sing the soldier and peasant songs remembered from their student days ; and out of compliment to Scotland they have learned favourite Scots songs, including ' Loch Lomond ', ' Annie Laurie ', and ' Duncan Gray '.

Contributors

Conducted By: Lieut. J. Kolaczkowski
Unknown: Loch Lomond
Unknown: Annie Laurie
Unknown: Duncan Gray

: 'THE SCENE IS ENGLAND'

Shakespeare speaks for his country
A programme of verse and prose

: SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE

Organ voluntary
8.0 Order of Service
Invitation to Worship
0 God of Bethel (Cong. H. 55 ; A. and M. 512 ; S.P. 596 ; Rv. C.H. 562)
Lesson: Revelation xxi, 1-9 Prayer
My Gracious Lord, I own thy right
(Cong. H. 492)
Address by the Rev. D. R. Davies
The roseate hues of early dawn
(Cong. H. 377 ; A. and M. 229)
Prayer
Blessing
Organist. Tom Leyshon
Choirmaster, Tom Jenkins

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. D. R. Davies
Organist: Tom Leyshon
Choirmaster: Tom Jenkins

: WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

An appeal on behalf of the National Council for the Unmarried Mother and her Child, by Cyril Maude
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to Cyril Maude ,[address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Maude
Unknown: Cyril Maude

: Part 2 of the HALLE CONCERT

Under the auspices of the Council for the Encouragement of Art and Music from a Northern industrial town
Halle Orchestra
Leader, Laurance Turner
Conductor, Malcolm Sargent

Contributors

Leader: Laurance Turner
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

: REGINALD DIXON

at the theatre organ

: BEETHOVEN

The First Six Quartets-3
String Quartet in D, Op. 18, No. 3 played by the Stratton String Quartet -George Stratton (violin), Walter Price (violin), Watson Forbes (viola),
John Moore (cello)

Contributors

Violin: George Stratton
Violin: Watson Forbes
Cello: John Moore

: EPILOGUE

' A very present help in trouble '
13-' God is our Father '
Psalm ciii, 13-22; St. Matthew vi,
24-33 ; Father of all (S.P. 252); I John iii, 1 and 2

: BBC SALON ORCHESTRA

Leader, Jean Pougnet
Conductor, Leslie Bridgewater

Contributors

Leader: Jean Pougnet
Conductor: Leslie Bridgewater

: 'NIGHT THOUGHTS

A programme of gramophone records presented by Alec Robertson

Contributors

Presented By: Alec Robertson

: 'AND SO TO BED'

Presented by M. H. Allen

Contributors

Presented By: M. H. Allen








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