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Listings

: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: Morning Star

Records of Patricia Rossborough, the popular pianist

: Up in the Morning Early

Exercises for men
7.40 Exercises for women

: Lift Up Your Hearts!

A thought for today

: NEWS

and summary of today's Home Service programmes

: 'THE KITCHEN FRONT'

A talk about what to eat and how to cook it, by Bruce Blunt

: TUNES OF YESTERDAY

Gramophone records of tunes we whistled and sang a year or two ago

: BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Guy Warrack

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Guy Warrack

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 1 of ' New Every Morning' and p. 6 of ' Each Returning Day'

: Music While You Work

played by Jack Frere and his Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Jack Frere

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 Singing together
Herbert Wiseman
Request programme
11.20 Interval music
11.25 Senior English III
English in school and out of it
BBC English-L. A. G. Strong
11.40 English for under-nines
Designed by Jean Sutcliffe including a ten-minute tale

Contributors

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

: ROYAL ARTILLERY (WOOLWICH) BAND

Conducted by Lieutenant O. W. Geary, M.B.E ., Director of Music,
Royal Artillery
The Royal Artillery slow march

Contributors

Conducted By: Lieutenant O. W. Geary, M.B.E

: p. m. ' BREAK FOR MUSIC'

An ENSA concert for war workers with Billy Milton , Arthur Salisbury and his Savoy Hotel Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Milton
Unknown: Arthur Salisbury

: POSTSCRIPT

A recording of last night's broadcast

: FOR THE SCHOOLS 11

1.50 The practice and science of gardening
The feeding of plants-B. A. Keen
2.10 Interval music
2.15 Stories from world history
' Attila the Hun ', by Rhoda Power
A story of the barbarian invasions of the Roman Empire in the 5th century A.D.
2.35 Interval music
2.40 Senior English
English for everyday use
Planned and presented by Douglas R. Allan
Dramatic reading: The Bishop's
Candlesticks ' by Norman McKinnell

Contributors

Unknown: Rhoda Power
Presented By: Douglas R. Allan
Unknown: Norman McKinnell

: Music While You Work

to records of Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians

Contributors

Unknown: Guy Lombardo

: BBC THEATRE ORCHESTRA

Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Leader: Tate Gilder
Conductor: Stanford Robinson

: YOUR PUBLIC LIBRARY

How it can help you
A talk by Taylor Brown
With black-out evenings and other discomfitures of war, an evening by the fireside with a book gives pleasant relaxation. Taylor Brown , who is the Public Librarian in a busy town in Stirlingshire, will explain the work of the library in wartime.

Contributors

Talk By: Taylor Brown
Unknown: Taylor Brown

: BBC ORCHESTRA ,

(Section C)
Led by Marie Wilson
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
Suites by British Composers

Contributors

Unknown: Marie Wilson
Conducted By: Clarence Raybould

: ' HYWEL HARRIS*

gan ' Cynan '
Cynan vn cyflwyno darnau o'i ddrama ar hanes Hywel Harris , Madam Gruffydd a Williams Pantycelyn
Y cyfarwyddo gan Nan Davies
(Excerpts from a play in Welsh)

Contributors

Unknown: Hywel Harris
Unknown: Madam Gruffydd
Unknown: Nan Davies

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.20 ' Worzel Gummidge ', by Barbara E. Todd
Part 7: ' Hannah Harrow ' with Philip Wade , Rosamond Barnes , Robert Holland , Phyllis Smale , Audrey Cameron , Hedley Goodall , and Vivienne Chatterton

Contributors

Unknown: Worzel Gummidge
Unknown: Barbara E. Todd
Unknown: Hannah Harrow
Unknown: Philip Wade
Unknown: Rosamond Barnes
Unknown: Robert Holland
Unknown: Phyllis Smale
Unknown: Audrey Cameron
Unknown: Hedley Goodall

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: ' DAVID COPPERFIELD'

An adaptation for broadcasting by Audrey Lucas of the novel by Charles Dickens
2-' David goes to school'

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Audrey Lucas
Novel By: Charles Dickens

: MUSIC-MAKERS' HALF-HOUR

' Carolling ' : Sir Walford Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Walford Davies

: 'TAKING STOCK'

9-' Education '
J. T. Christie , A. C. Cameron , and Collin Brooks

Contributors

Unknown: J. T. Christie
Unknown: A. C. Cameron
Unknown: Collin Brooks

: 'DANDY LION'

in ' Send for Doctor Goat'
Episode 5 of a new cartoon invented by John Watt
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

: Syd Walker in 'THE BETTER 'OLE'

(By permission of Charles B. Cochran )
Book by Bruce Bairnsfather and Arthur Eliot
Music by Herman Darewski
Adapted for broadcasting by Henrik
Ege
BBC Chorus and BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Hyam Greenbaum
Produced by Eric Fawcett

Contributors

Unknown: Charles B. Cochran
Book By: Bruce Bairnsfather
Book By: Arthur Eliot
Music By: Herman Darewski
Conducted By: Hyam Greenbaum
Produced By: Eric Fawcett

: VICTORIAN NEGATIVE

A portrait of Samuel Butler
Written and produced by Stephen Potter and and Music arranged by Maurice Brown
At the end of the programme the. recorded voice of ' Alfred ' will be heard

Contributors

Unknown: Samuel Butler
Produced By: Stephen Potter
Arranged By: Maurice Brown
Samuel Butler: Cecil Trouncer
Theobald (his father): Carleton Hobbs
Christina (his mother): Gladys Young
Festing Jones (his friend): Ivan Samson
Alfred Cathie (his friend and man-servant): Carleton Hobbs
Mrs. Boss (his charwoman): Betty Hardy
His publishers: Fred O'Donovan
His publishers: Charles Mason
His admirer: Edana Romney
His readers: Ivan Brandt
His readers: Norman Claridge

: DVORAK

Symphony No. 4, in G played by BBC Orchestra (Section B)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Leslie Heward
Dvorak's Symphony No. 4, in G, was completed in 1889 and dedicated ' to the Bohemian Academy of Emperor Franz Joseph for the Encouragement of Art and Literature, in thanks for my election '. It is one of the Czech master's loveliest and most idyllic works. Like many of his later compositions, it is simpler and more light-hearted than those of his middle period, which are often akin to Brahms both technically and in their seriousness of mood.

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Leslie Heward
Unknown: Franz Joseph

: ' WHERE'S MR. JONES ? '

A short story written for broadcasting by Jefferson Farjeon and read by Philip Cunningham

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Jefferson Farjeon
Read By: Philip Cunningham








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