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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 Ambrose Heath

Contributors

Unknown: Ambrose Heath

: ' I KNOW WHAT I LIKE'

A personal choice of records presented by Anthony Pelissier

Contributors

Presented By: Anthony Pelissier

: 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. 13 of ' New Every Morning' and p. 26 of ' Each Returning Day

: 'HITS AND MISSES'

Song hits presented by Kay Cavendish
Helen Raymond , and Pat Rignold
(The Cavendish Three)
Devised by Kay Cavendish

Contributors

Presented By: Kay Cavendish
Presented By: Helen Raymond
Presented By: Pat Rignold
Unknown: Kay Cavendish

: THE KITCHEN IN WARTIME.

Appetising curries by Venu Chitale

Contributors

Unknown: Venu Chitale

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 Physical training
(for use in halls) by 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
5-When Englishmen talked Latin
J. T. Christie

Contributors

Unknown: Edith Dowling
Arranged By: Helen F. Benson
Unknown: T. Christie

: BBC ORCHESTRA

(Section C.)
Led by Marie Wilson
Conducted by Reginald Redman
Music by French composers

Contributors

Unknown: Marie Wilson
Conducted By: Reginald Redman

: P- m- FAMILY ALBUM-11

A weekly broadcast by members of North-Country families to discuss their jobs and varying points of view
Here is a Cecil Parkin family album, for the famous Lancashire and England bowler, fifteen years or so ago the idol of the Old Trafford crowd, popular on every county ground, and the central figure in several lively cricket controversies, is to bring his family to the microphone to be interviewed by Wilfred Pickles. The seven little Parkins will speak about the careers they hope to adopt, and Mrs. Parkin will have something to say of the tours on which she accompanied her husband.

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Parkin
Interviewed By: Wilfred Pickles.

: 'ACCENT ON RHYTHM'

Presented by James Moody with the Three in Harmony

Contributors

Presented By: James Moody

: AMERICAN COMMENTARY

A recording of last Saturday's broadcast by Raymond Gram Swing

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Gram

: BEETHOVEN

Sonata for violin and piano in A,
Op. 30, No. 1 played by Norbert Wethmar (violin)
Arthur Dulay (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Norbert Wethmar
Piano: Arthur Dulay

: For the Schools

1.50 For rural schools
Our changing countryside
5-Trees (i)
John R. Allan >
2.10 Interval music
2.15 For under-sevens
Let's join in with Jean Sutcliffe and Ann Driver
5—The pond in the forest
2.30 Interval music
2.35 Senior English-2
Good writing
5-Dramatic reading (ii) from Shakespeare's ' Merchant of Venice '

Contributors

Unknown: John R. Allan
Unknown: Jean Sutcliffe

: Music While You Work

played by Frederic Curzon at the theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Frederic Curzon

: EVENSONG

from a college chapel
Order of Service
Introit: 0 praise the Lord (Batten) Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses (Tomkins) Psalm Ix
First Lesson: from Genesis vii
Magnificat (Sydney Watson in E)
Second Lesson: St. Matthew xxiv,
35-39
Nunc Dimittis (Sydney Watson in E) Creed
Lesser Litany (Tomkins)
Lord's Prayer (Robert Stone)
Versicles and Responses (Tomkins) Collects
Anthem: When Jesus Christ was yet a child (Tchaikovsky)
Prayers and Final Responses Blessing

Contributors

Unknown: Sydney Watson

: '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
The programme presented by Doris Arnold

Contributors

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

: UNUSUALLY YOURS'

John Rorke with Ivor Dennis at the piano
[Home Service continued overleaf

Contributors

Unknown: John Rorke
Unknown: Ivor Dennis

: ENGLISH SONGS

sung by Edward Reach (tenor)

Contributors

Sung By: Edward Reach

: AWR Y PLANT

(Welsh Children's Hour)
' Dirgelwch Gallt y Ffrwd ' gan E. Morgan Humphreys
Y bedwaredd bennod o'r Stori dditectif gyffrous wedi ei threfnu ar ffurf drama gan Tom Richards
4-Carcharor Cegin Y Gigfran

Contributors

Unknown: Dirgelwch Gallt
Unknown: E. Morgan Humphreys
Unknown: Tom Richards

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

Dance with Peadar O'Rafferty to the music of the Irish Rhythms Orchestra conducted by David Curry , and listen to George Bebbs singing some songs

Contributors

Unknown: Peadar O'Rafferty
Conducted By: David Curry
Unknown: George Bebbs

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: 'SIGNPOST'

Things that need doing and ways of doing them
Look out in the black-out by Police-Constable R. Young

Contributors

Unknown: Police-Constable R. Young

: DVORAK

Symphony No. 2, in D minor played by BBC Orchestra
(Section B.)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Julius Harrison
Owing to the fact that Dvorak's first four symphonies remained unpublished, or were published posthumously, great confusion existed with regard to their numeration. The Symphony No. 2 in D minor, really the seventh of Dvorak's symphonies, was composed in 1883-85 for the Royal Philharmonic Society and Dvorak came to London to conduct the first performance in April 1885.
It is a magnificent work, a finer achievement than the better-known Fourth and Fifth ('New World') Symphonies. It shows Dvorak in a serious mood, and in intellectual power it bears an affinity to the symphonies of Brahms.

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Julius Harrison

: SCOTTISH HALF-HOUR

'The McFlannels Again '
The home life of a Glasgow family re-glimpsed by Helen W. Pryde
First glimpse : ' The McFlanneIs rub along,' followed by a short interlude of popular Scots songs from
Jennie Black and James E. Duff
Second glimpse: The Flitting'
Produced by W. Farquharson Small

Contributors

Unknown: Helen W. Pryde
Unknown: Jennie Black
Unknown: James E. Duff
Produced By: W. Farquharson Small

: ISOBEL BAILLIE

sings with BBC Northern Orchestra
Conducted by Maurice Johnstone

Contributors

Conducted By: Maurice Johnstone

: Helter-Shelter

A show for the Home Front with Gwen Lewis, Frederick Burtwell, Reginald Purdell, Sylvia Marriott, Joan Gates
Shelter marshal, Jack Melford introducing Tommy Handley
Devised by Francis Worsley and Jenny Nicholson
Written by Reginald Purdell and Frederick Burtwell
Produced by Reginald Purdell
Music by Maurice Winnick and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Gwen Lewis
Unknown: Frederick Burtwell
Unknown: Reginald Purdell
Unknown: Sylvia Marriott
Unknown: Joan Gates
Unknown: Jack Melford
Unknown: Tommy Handley
Unknown: Francis Worsley
Unknown: Jenny Nicholson
Written By: Reginald Purdell
Written By: Frederick Burtwell
Produced By: Reginald Purdell
Music By: Maurice Winnick

: 'THE PHANTOM BRIGANTINE

Translated by Cynthia Pughe from the French of Jean d'Agraives and Roger Francois Didelot
Cast
Breton sailors of the Crillon :
Produced by Peter Creswell
In this play, first broadcast in December 1939, the skipper of a merchant ship, during a discussion on ghosts, begins to tell of an experience of his own. The action flashes back to a certain voyage in 1916, a torpedoed ship, two survivors on a desert island, and the arrival of the phantom ship of the title.

Contributors

Translated By: Cynthia Pughe
Translated By: Roger Francois Didelot
Produced By: Peter Creswell
Le Goff: Arthur Young
Lambert: Antony Holles
Jean-Marie Henaff, captain of theCrillon: Austin Trevor
Catherine, daughter of the French Consul at Trinidad: Thea Holme
Pirate Jerome Hanbuck, captain of the Desperado: Cecil Trouncer
Gigord, the ship's carpenter: Carleton Hobbs
Pegleg, the ship's cook: Ivor Barnard
Scotty: James McKechnie
' Red Slash ', mate of the Desperado: Fred O'Donovan
Strongarm, a pirate: Bryan Powley
Inez, a captured Spanish woman: Betty Hardy

: - DANCE CABARET

from an hotel in the South
Listen to
Cyril Fletcher
Betty Astell
Harold Berens and dance to
Harry Evans and his Dance Band
Presented by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Betty Astell
Unknown: Harold Berens
Unknown: Harry Evans
Presented By: Leslie Bridgmont

: ' MR. TID TURNS POACHER'

A short story by Malcolm J. Miller , read by James Gibson

Contributors

Story By: Malcolm J. Miller
Read By: James Gibson

: JACK PAYNE

with his Band








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