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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: ' I BING TIME'

A weekly ration of records made by America's Crooner Number One

: 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

: JOHN BEE

at the theatre organ

: BLACKHALL COLLIERY BAND

Conductor, Wilfred Dawson

Contributors

Conductor: Wilfred Dawson

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 41 of ' New Every Morning' and p. 20 of ' Each Returning Day'

: ROY SMECK

The wizard of the strings
A programme of gramophone records
0 Compiled by A. P. Sharpe

Contributors

Unknown: A. P. Sharpe

: ' THE KITCHEN IN WARTIME'

' Making do'
Mrs, Edna Thorpe

Contributors

Unknown: Edna Thorpe

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 Physical training
(for use in halls)
Edith Dowling
11.20 Interval music
11.25 Games with words arranged by Helen F. Benson
11.40 Talks for fifth forms
Beyond examinations-English
Dramatic characterisation
Desmond MacCarthy

Contributors

Unknown: Edith Dowling
Arranged By: Helen F. Benson
Unknown: Desmond MacCarthy

: 'HARMONY IN A FLAT '—No.

The Cavendish Three
(Kay Cavendish , Helen Raymond , and Pat Rignold ) with Gwen Lewis take a quarter-of-an-hour off
Written by Ronnie Hill and Peter Dion Titheradge
Presented by Eric Spear

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Cavendish
Unknown: Helen Raymond
Unknown: Pat Rignold
Unknown: Gwen Lewis
Written By: Ronnie Hill
Written By: Peter Dion Titheradge
Presented By: Eric Spear

: BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Guy Warrack

Contributors

Conductor: Guy Warrack

: 'BOSWELL'S BOSWELL'

The biographer after two hundred years
A talk by Alexander Keith
It is a Scottish bicentenary week, for James Boswell , Samuel Johnson 's biographer, was bom in Edinburgh on October 29, 1740. A feature programme about him was broadcast on Sunday. Curiously enough, though his name is as well known as Johnson's, material for an estimate of him as a man and as a writer did not appear until the lifetime of the present generation. Great masses of Boswell manuscripts were found in Malahide Castle, Co. Dublin, sold to Colonel Isham, of America, and published in twenty volumes, totalling over a million words. Another collection of papers was discovered in an old croquet box in an unused cupboard there.

Contributors

Talk By: Alexander Keith
Unknown: James Boswell
Unknown: Samuel Johnson

: TO THE CHILDREN

A programme of piano duets by Alec Rowley and Edgar Moy
(first broadcast performance)

Contributors

Unknown: Alec Rowley
Unknown: Edgar Moy

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

1.50 For rural schools
Our changing countryside
8-' Planning the farming year ' by David Scott Daniell and Godfrey Baseley
2.10 Interval music
2.15 For under-sevens
Let's join in with Ann Driver and Jean Sutcliffe
A programme on animals (iii)
2.30 Interval music
2.35 Senior English II
Good writing
Dramatic reading from the Bible, including a reading from the story of Saul and David

Contributors

Unknown: David Scott Daniell
Unknown: Godfrey Baseley
Unknown: Ann Driver
Unknown: Jean Sutcliffe

: 'MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK'

played by Geraldo and his Orchestra

: EVENSONG

from a college chapel
Order of Service
Versicles and Responses Psalm cxliii
First Lesson: Micah vi, 6-8
Magnificat (Byrd, Second Service) Second Lesson: Romans xii, 1-4
Nunc Dimittis (Byrd, Second Service) Creed
Lesser Litany
Versicles and Responses Collects
Anthem: Sing joyfully unto God
(Byrd)
Prayers
Round me falls the night (E.H. 272) Blessing

: ' WHAT I AM READING NOW'

Harold Hobson

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Hobson

: SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY

to the music of Johann Strauss

Contributors

Unknown: Johann Strauss

: Y NEWYDDION

ynghyd a Sgwrs ar Bwnc y Dydd
(News and a topical talk in Welsh)

: AWR Y PLANT

(Welsh Children's Hour)
Dwy Stori
' Coblyn y Ffynnon a'r Llwynog' gan Gwilym E. Thomas a ' Bobo'n Diane i Ffwrdd ' gan Elizabeth Watkin - Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Dwy Stori
Unknown: Gwilym E. Thomas
Unknown: Elizabeth Watkin

: CHILDREN'S HOUR ' Rat-Catchers'

From the days of the Pied Piper onwards rats have done millions of pounds' worth of damage every year. In this programme Lionel Gamlin will interview a professional rat-catcher who will tell you of his efforts to combat this pest. <

Contributors

Unknown: Lionel Gamlin

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: SIGNPOST

Talks about things that need doing and ways of doing them
' Your telephone in air raids' by John Innes , Director of Telecommunications, General Post Office

Contributors

Unknown: John Innes

: BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Leader, Laurance Turner
Guest Conductor, Julius Harrison

Contributors

Leader: Laurance Turner
Conductor: Julius Harrison

: SCOTTISH HALF-HOUR

' The Scarecrow
A Hallowe'en fantasy by J. A. Ferguson
Produced by Christine Orr

Contributors

Unknown: J. A. Ferguson
Produced By: Christine Orr

: Cyril Fletcher will be 'THANKING YEW!'

with Pat Rignold
Charles Heslop
Bettie Bucknelle and Henry Hall and his Orchestra
Script by Dick Pepper
Produced by Harry S. Pepper and Ronald Waldman

Contributors

Unknown: Pat Rignold
Unknown: Charles Heslop
Unknown: Bettie Bucknelle
Unknown: Henry Hall
Script By: Dick Pepper
Produced By: Harry S. Pepper
Produced By: Ronald Waldman

: 'UNSEEN ALLIES'

A picture of the Home Front in Czechoslovakia where the Nazi invaders are faced with the persistent and ingenious passive resistance of the common people
By Josef Schrich and John Midgley

Contributors

Unknown: Josef Schrich
Unknown: John Midgley

: SIBELIUS

Quartet in D minor (Voces intimac) played by The Hoist Quartet-Henry Hoist (first violin) ; Reginald Stead
; Frank Park (viola) ;
Leonard Baker (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Reginald Stead
Viola: Frank Park
Viola: Leonard Baker

: I" THIS SIGN, CONQUER'

A service of faith and dedication

: MAURICE WINNICK

and his Band with Gloria Brent , Edna Kaye ,
Bobby Logan , Rudy Starita

Contributors

Unknown: Gloria Brent
Unknown: Edna Kaye
Unknown: Bobby Logan
Unknown: Rudy Starita

: BBC SALON ORCHESTRA

Leader, Jean Pougnet
Conductor, Leslie Bridgewater

Contributors

Leader: Jean Pougnet
Conductor: Leslie Bridgewater








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