and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Records of Eddie Peabody, the multi-instrument man
Exercises for men
7.40 Exercises for women
A thought for today
The Rev. Malcolm Spencer
followed by Programme Parade
Details of some of today's broadcasts
A talk about what to eat and how to cook it, by Mrs. Ingillson
at the theatre organ
Selection: Love tales
An American medley
Popular dance music and songs on gramophone records
Melodies of Tchaikovsky
Chanson sans paroles
Waltz: The Sleeping Beauty None but the weary heart Humoreske
Dance of the sugar-plum fairy Russian dance
Waltz: Eugen Onegin
Duettists in rhythm on gramophone records
News commentary and interlude
from p. 81 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 42 of ' Each Returning Day '
played by Al Collins and his Orchestra
11.0 The music shop
Planned by John Horton
' Scales '
11.20 Intermediate French by Jean-Jacques Oberlin and Yvonne Oberlin
' Dans la foret Canadienne '
Chanson: A la claire fontaine
' Orchards and vineyards by irrigation'
Trio in D minor, Op. 63 played by The New English Trio:
Gwynneth Trotter (violin) ; Audrey Piggott (cello) ; Dorothea Aspinall
Murray and Mooney with Mollie Wilkinson , Bobbie Day , Roy Davey , and Jack McCormick and his Ambassadors
Produced by Richard North
A five-minute talk to the women behind the fighting line
and his Band, with Harry Davis featuring Beryl Davis , Diane, Ken Beaumont , Jan Zalski , and Eddie Palmer , with his novachord
2.0 Nature study
' In a country lane '
2.15 Interval music
2.20 Physical training
(for use in classrooms) by Edith Dowling
2.35 Interval music
2.40 British history
' Atlantic cable' by J. A. Lauwerys
How Lord Kelvin 's research helped to conquer the difficulties of sending messages across the Atlantic
played by BBC Salon Orchestra
Leader, Jean Pougnet
Conductor, Leslie Bridgewater
Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor Ian Whyte
Symphony No. 1 in G Suite: Carmen
An anthology compiled by Geoffrey Toye
(Studio service in Welsh)
Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r llyfr '
Bob Bore o Newydd '
5.20 ' Farm in the mountains '
Esme Firbank will describe some of the adventures of mountain farming in Snowdonia
5.35 ' Records by request'
A programme of music chosen by evacuated children and their parents for each other
followed by National and Regional announcements
or ' Give us your kind applause '
A programme in praise of the player, based on Hugh E. Wright 's book
' The Rubaiyat of an Actor'
Written and explained by Reginald Purdell
BBC Variety Orchestra under the direction of Charles Shadwell
Produced by Eric Fawcett
In the theatrical profession the various colours used for making up the face are numbered. Nos. 'five' and ' nine' are among those most generally used, and it is well known to actors and actresses that with these two colours and a packet of cornflower it is possible to make up for almost any type of character.
Fair wear and tear' by S. O. Ratcliff
This evening S. 0. Ratcliff, who is well known in the farming world, will have something to say about the care of deadstock on the farm. At times when economy is all important, money can be saved in the national interest by timely attention to agricultural machinery-and Mr. Ratcliff's talk.
Ted goes too far-and the Armstrongs discuss manners
A radio dramatisation of the achievements of the R.A.F. Fighter Command during the great days from August 8 to October 31, 1940.
The programme written by the author of the Air Ministry account, 'The Battle of Britain', and Cecil McGivern, with the co-operation of the Air Ministry.
' The economic war' by Douglas Jay
Exerpts from the pastoral by Sterndale Bennett
Chorus Master, Leslie Woodgate
BBC Orchestra (Section B)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Leslie Woodgate
Sir William Sterndale Bennett , pianist and composer and friend of Mendelssohn, was in 1866 appointed Principal of the Royal Academy of Music and later became professor of music at Cambridge.
One of his most popular works was the cantata The May Queen, which sets forth the joyous spirit of May Day. "It was composed for the Leeds Festival of 1858, of which Sterndale Bennett was the conductor.
Sir William Sterndale
The May Queen:
Jan van Der
An address by the Rt. Rev. the Lord
Bishop of Manchester
(baritone) in a programme of English songs
An anthology of Elizabethan poems, arranged by Ursula Wood
Produced by M. H. Allen
Here is a choice programme of poems selected from Elizabethan plays and song-books, the poets chosen being Ben Jonson , John Dowland , John Donne , Thomas Campion , and those inseparable collaborators Beaumont and Fletcher. The title takes its name from the lovely Shakespeare song from As You Like It.