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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: ' MORNING STAR ' Rec

ords of Adelaide Hall, the crooning blackbird

: NEWS

and summary of today's Home
Service programmes

: ' THE KITCHEN FRONT'

A talk about what to eat and how to cook it, by S. P. B. Mais .

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Conducted by Gideon Fagan

Contributors

Conducted By: Gideon Fagan

: NELSON ELMS

at the theatre organ
Nelson Elms must be the tallest broadcasting organist in the country; for he measures six feet seven inches. His signature tune is ' Trees '-the inference being that elms are more popular than other trees.
He first broadcast at the Leeds
Ritz in 1935, and has since broadcast from cinemas all over the country. He has played dance music on a large four-manual concert organ at Wallasey Town Hall for a charity ball, and at Leeds Town Hall accompanied community singing for a boxing tournament.

: SMETANA

Trio in G minor, Op. 15 played by the Northern Trio--Reginald Stead (violin), Leonard Baker (cello), Albert Hardie (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Reginald Stead
Violin: Leonard Baker
Cello: Albert Hardie

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 69 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 30 of ' Each Returning Day'

: ' ANY OLD IRON!'

The Salvage Campaign in operation in a city street and a scrap merchant's yard

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 Singing together by Herbert Wiseman with Male Voice Choir and a BBC Orchestra, conducted by Guy Warrack
Camptown races (American song) Golden slumbers (English song)
I've lost the Doh of my clarinet
(Nonsense song)
All through the night (Welsh song) The three crows (Students' song)
11.20 Interval music
11.25 'English in school and out of it '
English in school-' The " mot juste " and the telling phrase '
L. A. G. Strong
11.40 English for under-nines including a ten-minute tale, ' The wolf in sheep's clothing ', written for broadcasting by Rhoda Power and told by ' Æsop' ; a word game and poems

Contributors

Unknown: Herbert Wiseman
Conducted By: Guy Warrack
Broadcasting By: Rhoda Power

: BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell

: 'BREAK FOR MUSIC'

An ENSA concert for munition workers

: J.B. Priestley

A recording of last night's postscript.

: SVENDSEN.

(Born September 30, 1840)
Norwegian rhapsody No. 1, Op. 17 Fantasy: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 18
Conducted by Guy Warrack
This afternoon's concert is being broadcast in memory of the Norwegian composer Svendsen, who was born a hundred years ago on September 30. Among Svendsen's works are a legend for orchestra, Zorahayde two symphonies, No. .1 in D and No. 2 in B flat, the ' Norwegian Artists' Carnival ', and the four Norwegian Rhapsodies. The latter were composed in 1897-9 and given their first performance in Copenhagen under the composer himself in 1899. Svendsen's Symphony No. 1 in D will be conducted by Guy Warrack on Saturday.

Contributors

Conducted By: Guy Warrack
Conducted By: Guy Warrack

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

1.50 The practice and science of gardening
'How the farmer digs '— B. A. Keen
2.10 Interval music
2.15 Stories from world history
' Cyrus and Croesus ' (c. 558 B.C.)
A story by Rhoda Power , taken from Herodotus, how Croesus, King of Lydia, was told by the oracle at Delphi that his war with Cyrus of Persia would bring a great empire to an end
2.35 Interval music
2.40 English for everyday use
Planned and presented by Douglas R. Allan
' Eyes and no eyes '
A discussion about detectives, with dramatic illustrations from ' Emil and the Detectives '

Contributors

Unknown: B. A. Keen
Story By: Rhoda Power
Presented By: Douglas R. Allan

: ' MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK'

played by Billy Ternent and the Dance Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Billy Ternent

: NICHOLAS MEDTNER

A recital by Tatiana Makushina (soprano)
Dorothy Hildreth (piano)
TATIANA MAKUSHINA
Day and night, Op. 24 ; Noon ; and The raven, and Life's waggon, Op. 52
DOROTHY HILDRETH
Improvisation Op. 31, No. 1 ; Lyric fragment, Op. 23, No. 2 ; and Fairy tale, Op. 20, No. 1
TATIANA MAKUSHINA
To a dreamer, Op. 32 ; The rose; and Evocation, Op. 29

Contributors

Soprano: Tatiana Makushina
Piano: Dorothy Hildreth

: ' WHAT I AM READING NOW'

A talk about books, by Eric Gillett

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Gillett

: 'GET INTO THE SPIRIT OF SWING

with Arthur Young and his Swingtette

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Young

: DRAMAU BYRI'ON

Rhannau o ddramau hirion poblogaidd y ganrif hon.
Dyma'r dewisiad cyntaf heddiw Y Cyfarwyddo gan Nan Davies
(Short plays in Welsh) j

Contributors

Unknown: Nan Davies

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Gummidge's baby', another story of the Scarecrow of Scatterbrook by Barbara E. Todd
Cast
This will be followed by a short talk ' Between Ourselves' by Mac to children of all ages

Contributors

Unknown: Barbara E. Todd
Worzel Gummidge: Philip Wade
John: Robert Holland
Susan: Rosamund Barnes
Mrs Bloomsbury Barton: Vivienne Chatterton
Mrs Kibbins: Gladys Young
Her daughter: Phyllis Smale

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: ' SECRET—URGENT I '

by Norman Edwards
3-' The Lady in Budapest'
Cast
Hunyady, Baroness Renate Von Karlheim, a lady behind a cash desk, hall porter, a visitor for Lutyens
Produced by Val Gielgud

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Edwards
Unknown: Baroness Renate Von
Produced By: Val Gielgud
Miss Kirke: Barbara Couper
Major Blythe, D S O: Gordon McLeod
Basil Lutyens: Ivan Brandt
Tony Frere: John Robinson

: BBC SALON ORCHESTRA

Leader, Jean Pougnet
Conductor, Leslie Bridgewater

Contributors

Leader: Jean Pougnet

: 'TAKING STOCK'

1-' How did we get here ? '
We have been at war for over a year, a year that has put our institutions, ideas, and ways of life to a searching test. The events of the past twelve months have thrown new light on many old problems and posed some new ones.
The story of the last twenty years is a necessary prelude to taking stock and any looking-ahead for the future.

: HERMIONE BADDELEY

as ' Our Elizabeth'
The last of a series specially written for broadcasting by Florence A. Kilpatrick with Fred. Yule, Hugh Morton ,
D. A. Clarke-Smith , and Stephen Jack
Produced by Tom Ronald

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Florence A. Kilpatrick
Unknown: Hugh Morton
Unknown: D. A. Clarke-Smith
Unknown: Stephen Jack
Produced By: Tom Ronald

: Cicely Courtneidge and Bobby Howes in 'HtDE AND SEEK'

(by arrangement with Lee Ephraim )
A radio version by Gordon Crier of the musical play by Guy Bolton , Fred Thompson , Douglas Furber. Music and lyrics by Vivian Ellis ,
Lemer, Goodhart, and Hoffman with Betty Astell , Jacques Brown ,
Sidney Keith , Dick Francis
BBC Chorus and Augmented Revue Orchestra conducted by Hyam Greenbaum
Produced by Pat Hilliard

Contributors

Arrangement With: Lee Ephraim
Unknown: Gordon Crier
Play By: Guy Bolton
Play By: Fred Thompson
Play By: Douglas Furber.
Unknown: Vivian Ellis
Unknown: Betty Astell
Unknown: Jacques Brown
Unknown: Sidney Keith
Unknown: Dick Francis
Conducted By: Hyam Greenbaum
Produced By: Pat Hilliard

: BRAHMS

Symphony No. 3, in F played by the BBC Orchestra (Section B), leader Paul Beard , conducted by Clarence Raybould
Brahms's Symphony No. 3, in F, is the shortest, most concentrated, and perhaps the most romantic of his four symphonies. One of the most interesting -features of the work is the use of a ' motto ' theme consisting of the notes F-A flat-F, which is heard at the outset on woodwind, horns, and trumpet.
Not only does this theme (' motif ' would be a more explicit description of it) dominate the first movement, but it is introduced with significant effect in the slow movement and again in the finale.

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Clarence Raybould

: 'CZECHOSLOVAKIA FIGHTS ON

by John Midgley and Josef Schrich
Produced by Robert Kemp

Contributors

Unknown: John Midgley
Unknown: Josef Schrich
Produced By: Robert Kemp

: SANDY MACPHERSON

at the theatre organ

: JOE LOSS and his Orchestra

with Monte Rey , Paula Green , and Bob Arden

Contributors

Unknown: Monte Rey
Unknown: Paula Green
Unknown: Bob Arden








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