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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: ' MORNING STAR

Records of the Hill-Billies

: NEWS

and summary of today's Home Service programmes

: 'THE KITCHEN FRONT'

A talk about what to eat and how to cook it, by Janet Chance

: WINGATES TEMPERANCE BAND

Conductor, Jack Eckersley
Ivan Mellodew (bass)

Contributors

Conductor: Jack Eckersley
Bass: Ivan Mellodew

: SONGS

Rose Morris (mezzo-soprano)
Howard Fry (baritone)

Contributors

Baritone: Howard Fry

: THOMAS DANDO

at the theatre organ
Medley: Old and new favourites

: 'THE VILLAGE PUB'

A talk by Martin Armstrong

Contributors

Talk By: Martin Armstrong

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from P 109 of 'New Every Morning' and p. 28 of ' Each Returning Day

: ' MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK'

with Teddy Foster and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Teddy Foster

: BUXTON MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Kneale Kelley

Contributors

Conductor: Kneale Kelley

: JACK DOWLE

at the theatre organ
Popular medley

: ' MACFEE'S RECKONING*

A short story written for broadcasting by Alastair Dunnett and read by the author

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Alastair Dunnett

: ' BACKS TO THE LAND

by John Morgan , M.P. followed by a talk on poultry diseases by Alan Thompson

Contributors

Unknown: John Morgan
Unknown: Alan Thompson

: JACK LEON

and his Orchestra

: BRAHMS

Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 played by the Blech String Quartet-Harry Blech (violin), Edward Silver-man (violin), Keith Cummings ,
(viola), William Pleeth (cello) and Margaret Good (piano)
Brahms's Piano Quintet in F minor, an early work of the composer, clearly shows that Brahms reached maturity at an early age. It was originally written as a string quintet for two cellos, but Joachim pointed out that no string players would be able to cope with the climaxes and so Brahms arranged the work as a sonata for two pianos. Finally he made the present version for piano and strings.

Contributors

Violin: Harry Blech
Violin: Keith Cummings
Viola: William Pleeth

: ANY OLD IRON!'

The salvage campaign in operation in a city street and a scrap merchant's yard

: ' MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

with Billy Hardy and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Hardy

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Conducted by Guy Warrack

Contributors

Conducted By: Guy Warrack

: 'ESCAPE TO THE COAST'

A woman ambulance driver's adventures, told by Evelyn Aikman
The full account has still to be written of those last tragic days when the Panzer divisions of Hitler's army hurtled through France in the wake of an endless stream of refugees, and led to the ultimate collapse of French resistance. Many individual stories have been told of adventure and miraculous escape in that great retreat towards the coast, and this afternoon an ambulance driver of a Scottish company of the F.A.N.Y. is to relate her experiences. From her escape from Paris a few hours before the fall of that city to her arrival home in Scotland, Evelyn Aikman 's story is a thrilling one.

Contributors

Told By: Evelyn Aikman
Unknown: Evelyn Aikman

: ' ANY MORE '

* ' Who's for a sail ? ' with Frank Randle
The performers:
Betty Wheatley , Jim Sherry ,
Harry Geenty
The longshoremen:
Jack McCormick and his Ambassadors The harbour master:
Malcolm Graeme
Devised and produced by Richard North

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Randle
Unknown: Betty Wheatley
Unknown: Jim Sherry
Unknown: Harry Geenty
Unknown: Jack McCormick
Unknown: Malcolm Graeme
Produced By: Richard North

: Newyddion

ynghyd a gair am ' Yr Wythnos yng Nghymru' gan E. Morgan Humphreys
(News and a topical talk in Welsh)

Contributors

Unknown: E. Morgan Humphreys

: CANML WYDDIANT JOHN EVANS, EGLWYSBACH

Sgwrs gan y Parch. R. T. Roberts
(A talk in Welsh)

Contributors

Unknown: R. T. Roberts

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Francis and Jane '-the story of a Cavalier boy and a Roundhead girl who lived in Yorkshire at the time of the Civil War
Dramatised by Bertha Lonsdale
This interesting little play was originally broadcast in the Children's Hour about two years ago. It deals with the Civil War and shows how it affected the lives of two children living in Yorkshire. One belonged to a family of Cavaliers, the other to the Roundheads. Bertha Lonsdale , who wrote it, lives at Baildon in Yorkshire, which is the scene of the play. She has also written for the Children's Hour High Tide, Adventure on the Moors, and Printers' Ink.

Contributors

Dramatised By: Bertha Lonsdale
Unknown: Bertha Lonsdale

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: Can I Help You?

George Haynes and Herbert Hodge
This evening's speakers will be George Haynes, who has a wide practical experience of the running of Citizens' Advice Bureaux all over the country, and Herbert Hodge, whose friendly way of translating official instructions into everyday words helped so many listeners to this series last year.
Among the subjects which will be discussed are air-raid damage, communal feeding, the children's milk scheme, evacuation, pensions, and other problems raised during the series in listeners' letters. The latter should not be sent to the BBC. If listeners cannot find out the address of their local Citizens' Advice Bureau, they should write to [address removed]

Contributors

Speaker: George Haynes
Speaker: Herbert Hodge

: 'SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT'

A magazine programme including
Elisabeth Welch
Cyril Fletcher in ' Dere Mother ...', a series written by D. Compton-James
Edward Cooper with a piece of weekly rhymed nonsense
Novelty Corner
(What will they think of next ?) and Billy Ternent and the Dance Orchestra
Spotlight focused by Hugh Morton
Devised and presented by Harry S. Pepper and Ronald Waldman

Contributors

Unknown: Elisabeth Welch
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Written By: D. Compton-James
Written By: Edward Cooper
Written By: Billy Ternent
Unknown: Hugh Morton
Presented By: Harry S. Pepper
Presented By: Ronald Waldman

: BORODIN

Symphony No. 2, in B minor
Conducted by Gideon Fagan
The history of Borodin's Second Symphony is closely linked with that of his opera Prince Igor. The first ideas for the symphony occurred to him early in 1869, but in April of that year Stassov suggested the opera subject to him, and for a time he devoted all his energies to Igor. Then he decided (temporarily) that the subject was unsuitable. ' Don't worry about it ', he wrote to Stassov. ' The material won't be wasted. It will all go into my Second Symphony.'
Accordingly the first movement of the symphony was written in 1871. During the period 1874-76 he was working at both opera and symphony, and the last two movements of the symphony were based on themes originally intended for an epilogue to Igor.

Contributors

Conducted By: Gideon Fagan

: Cock-A-Doodle-Doo! '

Charles B. Cochran's Saturday Show

Contributors

Unknown: Charles B. Cochran

: 'IN IT TOGETHER'

' From beyond New Guinea'
Bombardier J. F. Morell

Contributors

Unknown: F. Morell

: 'SATURDAY AT NINE-THIRTY-FIVE'

BBC Theatre Chorus
BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Stanford Robinson with Marjorie Westbury
Robert Naylor Kenneth Ellis
'Sullivan but not Gilbert'
Typical Sullivan melodies chosen from ' Box and Cox ', ' Ivanhoe ', 'Haddon Hall', 'The Chieftain', The Beauty Stone ', and ' The Rose 4 of Persia'

Contributors

Leader: Tate Gilder
Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Robert Naylor
Unknown: Kenneth Ellis

: ' FULL FATHOM FIVE'

The fifth of a series of original plays for broadcasting
Written by members of the Detection Club and produced by John Cheatle
' Full Fathom Five'
A problem in detection in two parts, by Gladys Mitchell
Part 1—'The Crime '
Cast

Contributors

Produced By: John Cheatle
Mrs Bradley: Margaret Yarde
Tom Henley: James McKechnie
Myrtle Banner: Edana Romney
Bill Carfax: Malcolm Graeme
Connie Carfax: Betty Hardy

: - STEPHANE GRAPPELLY

with Tim Clayton and his Lansdowne
House Band

Contributors

Unknown: Tim Clayton

: ' AND SO TO BED '

Presented by M. H. Allen

Contributors

Presented By: M. H. Allen








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