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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: Bing Time

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

: Lift Up Your Hearts!

A thought for today

: NEWS

followed by Programme Parade
Some details about today's programmes

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

A talk about what to eat and how to cook it, by Mrs. Rena Bosanquet

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. Rena Bosanquet

: VIOLIN SOLOS

played by Irene Richards

Contributors

Played By: Irene Richards

: TUDOR SEXTET

Selection of classical waltzes

: FAMILY ALBUM-10

A weekly broadcast by members of North-Country families who have a distinctive story to tell as a family group

: DANCE WHILE YOU DUST

or Whistle while you work
A rhythmic programme for housewives on records

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 17 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 12 of 'Each Returning Day'

: H. ROBINSON CLEAVER

at the theatre organ
Sing-song hits

: THE KITCHEN IN WARTIME

Father goes to it'
Norman Voice

: 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
Language and life
English today-ii
Written by H. C. K. Wyld , Professor of English Language and Literature in the University of Oxford

Contributors

Unknown: Edith Dowling
Arranged By: Helen F. Benson
Written By: H. C. K. Wyld

: BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Ian Whyte

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: BENNY LOBAN

and his Music Weavers

: IN A WEE TOWN

An unusual ceilidhe by Millicent Trimble

Contributors

Unknown: Millicent Trimble

: LAELIA FINNEBERG

(soprano) accompanied by Claydon Quintet in a programme of English songs

Contributors

Accompanied By: Claydon Quintet

: For the Schools

1.50 ' For rural schools
Our changing countryside
4-Blacksmith into garage-man by S. P. B. Mais
2.10 Interval music
2.15 For under-sevens
Let's join in with Jean Sutcliffe and Ann Driver
4—'Daytime in the forest'
2.30 Interval music
2.35 Senior English-2
Good writing
4-Dramatic reading from Shakespeare's ' Merchant of Venice '

Contributors

Unknown: S. P. B. Mais
Unknown: Jean Sutcliffe

: Music While You Work

played by Debroy Somers and his Band

Contributors

Played By: Debroy Somers

: EVENSONG

from a college chapel
Order of Service
Introit: Senex puerum portabat
(Byrd)
Our Father
Versicles and Responses (Tomkins) Psalm xxiii
First Lesson: from Jeremiah v Magnificat (Wood in D)
Second Lessen : II Corinthians v,
17-21
Nunc Dimittis (Wood in D) Creed
Lesser Litany
Our Father (Robert Stone)
Versicles and Responses (Tomkins) Collects
Anthem: When to the temple Mary went (Eccard)
Prayers and Final Responses Blessing

: 'SHE SHALL HAVE MUSIC

A sentimental interlude of music and songs featuring ' her ' name
The players: Fred Hartley and his
Music
The singers: David Lloyd and Alan Kane
Programme presented by Doris Arnold

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Hartley
Singers: David Lloyd
Singers: Alan Kane
Presented By: Doris Arnold

: ' IN TUNE WITH YOU '

Ivor Dennis and Alan PauT
Music for all moods on two pianos

Contributors

Unknown: Ivor Dennis
Unknown: Alan Paut

: 'SPITTIN' IMAGE'

A short story for broadcasting by B. L. Jacot , read by John Glyn-Jones

Contributors

Broadcasting By: B. L. Jacot
Read By: John Glyn-Jones

: AWR Y PLANT

(Welsh Children's Hour)-
'Dirgelwch Gallt y Ffrwd ' gan E. Morgan Humphreys wedi ei threfnu ar ffurf drama gan
Tom Richards
3-Y waedd yn y Ceunant

Contributors

Unknown: E. Morgan Humphreys
Unknown: Tom Richards

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.30 'Pencil and paper'
More questions, puzzles, and catches by P. Caton Baddeley and Trio tunes played by Laurance Turner , Haydn Rogerson , and Charles Kelly
5.55 Children's Hour Epilogue

Contributors

Unknown: P. Caton Baddeley
Played By: Laurance Turner
Played By: Haydn Rogerson
Played By: Charles Kelly

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: 'SIGNPOST'

Things that need doing and ways of doing them

: 'BEST SELLERS'

6-Music for the million
Arranged by Gordon McConnel and Harold Lowe
Linda Gray
Frank Titterton
BBC Theatre Chorus
Trained by Charles Groves
BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conducted by Harold Lowe
Compere, Christ pher Stone

Contributors

Arranged By: Gordon McConnel
Arranged By: Harold Lowe
Unknown: Linda Gray
Unknown: Frank Titterton
Leader: Tate Gilder
Conducted By: Harold Lowe

: SCOTTISH HALF-HOUR

' Tak Tent
A Scottish magazine programme, edited by Alastair Dunnett , including another Simon Drake adventure,
' This man in Scotland'
Contributions include: ' An historian views the news ', by Professor J. D. Mackie ; ' The meat ration', by Elizabeth Craig ; ' Sport in person ', by ' Rex ' (R. E Kingsley .. ) ; and piping by Pipe-Major Ross
Produced by W. Farquharson Small

Contributors

Edited By: Alastair Dunnett
Unknown: Simon Drake
Unknown: Professor J. D. MacKie
Unknown: Elizabeth Craig
Unknown: R. E Kingsley
Produced By: W. Farquharson Small

: 'THE OLD FAMILIAR THINGS'

John Watt introduces a kaleidoscope of recollections and revivals with the BBC Chorus and Revue Orchestra, conducted by Hyam Greenbaum
Produced by Gordon Crier
Now war is upon us, which things belonging to peacetime do we miss most ? Some will say cricket, rugger, daily race-meetings, with newsboys crying: ' Big race winner! ' round carefree streets. Others will say lights, silk stockings, chocolates, theatres. And yet again others, charabanc rides into the country on Bank Holidays, communication with friends abroad, crumpets swimming in butter, and so on. Things like this will be touched on in this new and diverting series, which will be broadcast every fortnight, and will also include scenes from plays,songs from popular shows, short talks-anything and everything in fact to make us remember the days when life was happier.

Contributors

Introduces: John Watt
Conducted By: Hyam Greenbaum
Produced By: Gordon Crier

: POUISHNOFF

(piano) playing music by Chopin
Five Preludes from Op. 28 (No. 1, in C ; No. 4, in E minor ; No. 10, in C sharp minor ; No. 17, in A flat ; No. 16, in E flat minor)
Barcarolle Ballade in F minor
A Russian by birth, and a brilliant student of Petrograd Conservatoire, where he won all the chief prizes, including a concert grand pianoforte, Left Pouishnoff is one of the great artists of international renown who since the -last war have frequently visited England. He played first in this country at the Wigmore Hall in London at the beginning of 1921, and since then has been heard in every city and town of note.
As ao interpretative artist he excels in the music of Chopin and Tchaikovsky. Nevertheless, he is at the same time a fine all-round player of classical and modern music.

Contributors

Unknown: Barcarolle Ballade
Pianoforte: Left Pouishnoff

: ' THESE MEN WERE FREE '

7-Carnot
Written by Tom Wintringham and Montague Slater
Produced by Laurence Gilliam
This is the story of ' the men of 1793 '. When revolutionary France was hard pressed she found in Captain Lazare Carnot , later General Carnot (1753 to 1823) and a member of the Committee of Public Safety under Robespierre, a man who could save France and the Revolution by ' organising the popular fury for military use

Contributors

Written By: Tom Wintringham
Written By: Montague Slater
Produced By: Laurence Gilliam
Unknown: Captain Lazare Carnot

: ' REMEMBER MY BONDS'

A service of remembrance and prayer for all prisoners of war

: BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Leader, Laurance Turner
Guest conductor, Joseph Lewis (First broadcast performance)
Haydn Wood's stirring march The torch of freedom ' is written in admiration of Winston Churchill and dedicated to him in the following words : Dedicated by kind permission to the Right Honourable Winston Spencer Churchill , M.P., Prime Minister, whose great and encouraging speeches in this year of peril 1940 have been an inspiration to us all.'

Contributors

Leader: Laurance Turner
Conductor: Joseph Lewis
Unknown: Winston Churchill
Unknown: Winston Spencer Churchill

: GERALDO

and his Orchestra with Dorothy Carless , Len Camber ,
Jackie Hunter , and George Evans

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy Carless
Unknown: Len Camber
Unknown: Jackie Hunter
Unknown: George Evans








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