and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Records of Noel Coward, actor, playwright, composer
followed by Programme Parade
Some details of today's programmes
A talk about what to eat and how to cook it, by Ambrose Heath
Leader, Laurance Turner
Conductor, Gideon Fagan
at the theatre organ
Tunes of the times
A topical magazine programme
News commentary and interlude
from p. 109 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 28 of ' Each Returning Day '
played by BBC Salon Orchestra
Leader, Jean Pougnet
Conductor, Leslie Bridgewater
11.0 Music and movement for juniors
11.20 Current affairs
11.40 I Ysgolion Cymru
(For Welsh schools)
Byw yn y Wlad-5
' Stori'r Dywysen' gan Marjorie Wynn Williams
Rhaglen ddramatig yn cyfleu tipyn o'r stori y tu 61 i'r dorth
Tatiana Makushina (soprano)
Berkeley Mason (piano)
Tatiana Makushina , who specialises in Russian and French songs, has been heard on the air in this country for many years.
When Rachmaninoff was in London he expressed a wish to hear her sing some of Medtner's songs. ' I shall never forget him seated deep in a big armchair', she says, 'and listening to Medtner's songs, which I sang with all my heart and soul, and asking for more. I sang about twelve. It was an unforgettable afternoon.'
at the theatre organ
Talks about what we get from the land and the men and women who produce it
A programme in tribute to Thomas Alva Edison , born February 11,
1847, inventor of the phonograph
Illustrated with records made between
1900 and 1941 Written and presented by Herbert C. Ridout
Sir Walford Davies and a group of children from an elementary school
2.10 Interval music
2.15 General science:
Reproduction and growth
5-Nature and nurture by Richard Palmer
2.35 Interval music
2.40 Junior English
Plays, stories, and poems Devised by Jean Sutcliffe 5-Folk tales about bears
played by Percival Mackey and his Band
Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Guy Warrack
Born in London, York Bowen studied composition and the piano at the Royal Academy of Music
Long ago recognised as a pianist of brilliant attainments, he is also a gifted composer. His own instiument has naturally been generously treated with four concertos and many smaller pieces, but he has written notable works for the orchestra and chamber combinations.
Members of the Women's Land Army at work
An outside broadcast from a farm in Sussex
Bebe Daniels , Vic Oliver , Ben Lyon with Jay Wilbur and his Orchestra, the Greene Sisters, and Sam Browne Additional dialogue by Dick Pepper Produced by Harry S. Pepper and Douglas Lawrence
(Studio service in Welsh)
Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r llyfr
' Bob Bore o Newydd '
Scott's novel about England in the davs of Richard the Lion-Heart and Robin Hood , made into a play for broadcasting by Richard Sharp
Part 6—"The Black Knight settles some scores'
followed by National and Regional announcements
F H. Grisewood brings to the microphone people in the news, people talking about the news, and interesting visitors to Britain
with Doris Hare
Written by Ted Kavanagh
The Dance Orchestra conducted by Billy Ternent
Original music and production by Michael North
2 — The war behind the war
A suite for large orchestra by Gustav Hoist
1 Mars: the bringer of war ;
2 Venus: the bringer of peace ;
3Mercury: the winged messenger ; 4 Jupiter: the bringer of jollity ;
5 Saturn: the bringer of old age ; 6 Uranus: the magician ; 7 Neptune: the mystic performed by ' BBC Women's Chorus
Chorus-master, Leslie Woodgate
Leader, Paul Beard
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
The story of William Cobbett by D. G. Bridson
This programme, originally broad- A cast in January, 1935, traces the life of William Cohbett (1762-1835)— farmer, soldier, journalist, politician, and reformer-from the cradle to the grave, following him through all the stormy controversies in which he was constantly involved.
Andante and Allegro (from James
Nares Lesson for harpsichord in B flat)
James Ching began his musical studies at the Royal Academy of Music at the age of seven, taking piano under Tobias Matthay and composition under Frederick Corder. ' At eleven years of age ', said Mr. Matthay, ' he played the Bach Fantasia and Fugue like a virtuoso '.
He won an open organ scholarship to the Royal College of Music, and went on from there to Oxford in 1920 to take the degrees of Mus.Bae. and B.A. In 1925 he made his debut as a solo pianist, giving recitals and later appearing as soloist at the Proms. Of late years, however, he has devoted himself chiefly to teaching...
(Religious service in Gaelic)
Seirbhise Salm cvi, 1-4, air fonn St. David Umuigh
Leughadh: Amos iv, 6-13
Salm Ixix , 1-4, air fonn Martyrdom An Searmon: An t-Urr.
Seoras MacCoinnich , B.D.
Salm xxvii, 11-14, air fonn Belmont Am beannachadh
An t-seinn Ie Coisir Chiuil Ghaidhlig
Eaglais Chaluim Chille ; fear-iuil, Domhnull Maclsaac
Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell