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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: 'MORNING STAR'

Records of the Four Aces, Britain's human orchestra

: NEWS

and summary of today's Home Service programmes

: 'THE KITCHEN FRONT'

A talk about what to eat and how to cook it, by Helen Burke

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Burke

: 'BROADWAY MELODIES'

Recent tunes from the Great White
Way, on gramophone records

: REGINALD PORTER BROWN

at the theatre organ
Melodious memories
Everybody's favourites

: FAVOURITE WELSH SONGS

sung by Ethel Gomer-Lewis (soprano)

Contributors

Soprano: Ethel Gomer-Lewis

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 9 of ' New Every Morning' and p. 54 of ' Each Returning Day '

: 'MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK'

played by Frederic Curzon at the theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Frederic Curzon

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 Singing together
Herbert Wiseman
The Campbells are comin' (Scots song)
I will give my love an apple (arr.
C. Sharp )
Polly-wolly-doodle (American song)
11.20 Interval music
11.25 Senior English-3
English in school and out of it
' Say that again!'
L. A. G. Strong
11.40 English for under-nines
Designed by Jean Sutcliffe
Dialogue story: The Small
Creature'

Contributors

Unknown: Herbert Wiseman
Unknown: C. Sharp
Unknown: L. A. G. Strong
Designed By: Jean Sutcliffe

: STUDENT SONGS

BBC Men's Chorus
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Henry Cummings (baritone)
At the piano, Ernest Lush Begone dull care p.179
Man is for the woman made p.186 He's a college boy p.8 Peter Brown p.28 A litany of drinking p.146 A jug o' punch p.164 The West-End Perk p.102 Poor Ned p.228
Down in Demarara p.208
(The page numbers refer to British
Students' Song Book)

Contributors

Conductor: Leslie Woodgate
Baritone: Henry Cummings

: ' BREAK FOR MUSIC

An ENSA concert for munition workers, with Carl Carlisle , Jack Eden and Eddie Eden , and Harry Fryer and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Carl Carlisle
Unknown: Jack Eden
Unknown: Eddie Eden
Unknown: Harry Fryer

: POSTSCRIPT

(A recording of last night's broadcast)

: FRENCH MUSIC

Dorothy Robson (soprano)
Dorothy Folkard (piano) DOROTHY FOLKARD DOROTHY ROBSON DOROTHY FOLKARD

Contributors

Soprano: Dorothy Robson
Piano: Dorothy Folkard
Piano: Dorothy Folkard
Unknown: Dorothy Robson
Unknown: Dorothy Folkard

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

1.50 The practice and science of gardening
Organic and artificial manures
B. A. Keen
2.10 Interval music
2.15 Stories from World History
Rome (ii) ' Caradoc (Caractacus), Cartimandua, and Claudius ', by Rhoda Power
A story from Tacitus telling how a British chief was betrayed to the Romans and how the Roman Emperor treated a brave enemy in the 1st century A.D.
2.35 Interval music
2.40 Senior English-1
English for everyday use, planned and presented by Douglas R. Allen :
' On choosing words carefully '

Contributors

Unknown: Rhoda Power

: ' MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK '

to records of Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Dorsey

: THE FORTNIGHT'S FILMS

Matthew Norgate

Contributors

Unknown: Matthew Norgate

: BBCSCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Guy Warrack

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Guy Warrack

: 'ON THE MISSISSIPPI

with Troise and his Banjoliers and Percy Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Percy Manchester

: ' PROFIADAU LLYFRGELLYDD YN YSTOD YRHYFEL'

Sgwrs gan Gwynfor
- (A talk in Welsh by Gwynfor)

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.20 Songs by Henry Cummings , and a story for all ages ' All the best elephants eat buns', by Elizabeth Hartley '
5.45 The Zoo Man
5.55 Children's Hour Epilogue

Contributors

Songs By: Henry Cummings
Unknown: Elizabeth Hartley

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: David Copperfield: 1: David begins to tell his story

An adaptation for broadcasting by Audrey Lucas of the novel by Charles Dickens
'David Copperfield' as a serial radio drama follows the trail blazed by the Pickwick Papers and 'Vanity Fair', and will follow much the same technique.
Audrey Lucas, adapter of 'Vanity Fair is again responsible for the adaptation of this great novel. David Copperfield (who is also, of course, his own narrator) will be played by Ronald Simpson, though David as a boy will be played by Robert Holland. Lydia Sherwood plays Mrs. Copperfield, Gladys Young is Betsey Trotwood, and Austin Trevor is Mr. Murdstone.

Contributors

Author: Charles Dickens
Adapted by: Audrey Lucas
David Copperfield: Ronald Simpson
David as a boy: Robert Holland
Mrs. Copperfield: Lydia Sherwood
Betsey Trotwood: Gladys Young
Mr. Murdstone: Austin Trevor

: MUSIC-MAKERS'HALF-HOUR

Woodwind and brass instruments
Presented by Denis Wright

Contributors

Presented By: Denis Wright

: 'TAKING STOCK'

8-' The Social Services '
A. D. K. Owen and Collin Brooks

Contributors

Unknown: A. D. K. Owen
Unknown: Collin Brooks

: ' DANDY LION '

A new cartoon invented by John Watt
4-Dandy's Night Out
Written by C. Denier Warren and Ted Kavanagh. Lyrics by James Dyrenforth. Music by Henry Reed , played by the augmented BBC Revue Orchestra, conducted by Hyam Greenbaum
Produced by Gordon Crier

Contributors

Unknown: John Watt
Written By: C. Denier Warren
Written By: Ted Kavanagh.
Unknown: James Dyrenforth.
Music By: Henry Reed
Conducted By: Hyam Greenbaum
Produced By: Gordon Crier

: Jack Buchanan in 'TONI'

A farcical musical comedy by Douglas Furber and Harry Graham. Music by Hugo Hirsch. Lyrics by" Douglas Furber. Additional music and lyrics by Stephen Jones and Harry Graham Adapted for broadcasting by Henrik
Ege
Cast includes
Elsie Randolph , Betty Astell , Hugh Morton , Doris Nichols ,
Jacques Brown
BBC Chorus and BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Hyam Greenbaum
Produced by Eric Fawcett

Contributors

Comedy By: Douglas Furber
Comedy By: Harry Graham.
Music By: Hugo Hirsch.
Unknown: Douglas Furber.
Unknown: Stephen Jones
Unknown: Harry Graham
Unknown: Elsie Randolph
Unknown: Betty Astell
Unknown: Hugh Morton
Unknown: Doris Nichols
Unknown: Jacques Brown
Conducted By: Hyam Greenbaum
Produced By: Eric Fawcett

: ' WITCH'S CAULDRON '

A new play specially written for broadcasting by Eden Phillpotts
Cast :
Members of jury, country folk
Produced by W. Farquharson Small

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Eden Phillpotts
Produced By: W. Farquharson Small
Peter Bryden: Charles Stidwell
Avis Bryden: Margaret Thomas
Warren Warbourton: D. A. Clarke-Smith
Grace Warbourton: Norah Williams
Coroner: Cyril Roberts
Foreman of the jury: Norman Kendall

: A LONDON SYMPHONY

by Vaughan Williams
With an introduction by Sir Adrian Boult who conducts
BBC Orchestra
(Section A)
Leader, Paul Beard
Vaughan Williams 's ' London ' Symphony is actually a musical impression of London just before the last war began but it is equally descriptive of the great city at any time up to the present war. The first movement is thought to be descriptive of morning in the city ; the Westminster chimes are heard. The slow second movement is based largely on the plaintive melody which introduces it.
The third movement is an impression of London by night and, even though the tempo is brisk, the music strikes a note of sadness and mystery. The fourth movement is full of bustling energy with a preponderating and majestic march tune. Later, after the chimes have been heard again, a solemn epilogue brings the symphony to a close.

Contributors

Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult
Leader: Paul Beard
Leader: Vaughan Williams

: 'THE CIGAR

A short story by John Gloag , read by the author

Contributors

Story By: John Gloag








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