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: NEWS'

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: Morning Star

Records of Anne Ziegler, the soprano radio star

: UP IN THE MORNING EARLY

Exercises for men
7.40 Exercises for women

: Two Tunes

An interlude

: Lift Up Your Hearts!

A thought for today
The Rev. B. C. Plowright

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. B. C. Plowright

: NEWS

followed by Programme Parade
Details of some of today's broadcasts

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

The health point of view, by a woman doctor

: REGINALD FOORT

at the theatre organ in a programme of Mendelssohn reminiscences

: ALFRED BARKER

and his Orchestra

: ' FILMUSIC

Songs from the screen on gramophone records

: ' AT HOME TODAY

A topical magazine programme

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 57 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 18 of ' Each Returning Day '

: Music While You Work

played by Eric Lord at the theatre organ

Contributors

Organist: Eric Lord

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 Music and movement for juniors
Ann Driver
11.20 Current affairs
11.40 I Ysgolion Cymru
(For Welsh schools)
Canenon Gwerin
Caneuon Holi ac Ateb gan Amy Thomas
Ble 'rwyt ti'n myned ? Yr Hen Wr Mwyn, C'weiriwch fy Ngwely,
Pwsi Mtri Mew
*

Contributors

Unknown: Ann Driver
Unknown: Canenon Gwerin
Unknown: Caneuon Holi
Unknown: Pwsi Mtri Mew

: THOSE UNSEEN FRIENDS'

A talk by George C. Nash

Contributors

Talk By: George C. Nash

: P- m- OLD ENGLISH SONGS

sung by Nicholas Harrison (baritone)

Contributors

Baritone: Nicholas Harrison

: ' so WHAT ? '

Another inconsequent revue with Helen Hill
Jan van der Gucht
Reginald Purdell
Dorothy Summers
Hugh Morton
Vera Lennox
Horace Percival
The Dance Orchestra, conducted by Billy Tement
Script written by Aubrey Danvers-Walker -and Ted Kavanagh
Produced by Michael North

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Hill
Unknown: Jan van Der Gucht
Unknown: Reginald Purdell
Unknown: Dorothy Summers
Unknown: Hugh Morton
Unknown: Vera Lennox
Unknown: Horace Percival
Conducted By: Billy Tement
Written By: Aubrey Danvers-Walker
Unknown: Ted Kavanagh
Produced By: Michael North

: BBC SALON ORCHESTRA

Leader, Jean Pougnet
Conductor, Leslie Bridgewater

Contributors

Leader: Jean Pougnet
Conductor: Leslie Bridgewater

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

1.50 Music making
Cyril Winn with a group from an elementary school
2.10 Interval music
2.15 General science: Food and health
'Food and health in the Machine
Age' by Richard Palmer
2.35 Interval music
2.40 Junior English"
Devised by Jean Sutcliffe
Miscellaneous poetry programme

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Winn
Unknown: Richard Palmer
Unknown: Jean Sutcliffe

: Music While You Work

played by Jack Leon and his Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Jack Leon

: ' WOMEN OF THE BALKANS'

by Janet Wakelin

Contributors

Unknown: Janet Wakelin

: BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Leader, Laurance Turner
Conductor, Gideon Fagan

Contributors

Leader: Laurance Turner
Conductor: Gideon Fagan

: 'BREAD AND BUTTER'

by Bobby Richards '
Cast :
Place: The Wade's suburban dining-room
Produced by Howard Rose

Contributors

Unknown: Bobby Richards
Produced By: Howard Rose

: Newyddion a Chyhoeddiadau Arbennig

(News and announcements in Welsh)

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.20 Serial thriller
' The island in the mist', by Franklyn Kelsey
Part 4-' Chang Li's signal'
Cast :

Contributors

Unknown: Franklyn Kelsey
Nuraddin: Robert Farquharson
Chang Li: Esmé Percy
Armitage: Ivan Samson
Conky: Philip Wade
Shorty: Edwin Ellis
Binks: Carleton Hobbs
Dick: Neville Gates
John: Robert Holland
Sir James Whittaker: Ralph de Rohan

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: THE WORLD GOES BY'

F. H. Grisewood brings to the microphone people in the news, people talking about the news, and interesting visitors to Britain

Contributors

Unknown: F. H. Grisewood

: ' UNDER YOUR TIN HAT'

A weekly radio magazine for A.R.P.,
A.F.S., W.V.S., fire-watchers, and all other Civil Defence workers
Entertainment for and by the men and women who are guarding the homes of Britain
Among this week's features:
' Salute to heroes '
Personal encounters with men and women 'who have been awarded medals for bravery
' What did you do ? '
People of the Civil. Defence Force meet and chat about their pre-war jobs
' Stars in Civil Defence '
The new man at your Post may be a world-famous star
' Tin Hat' brings you the stars who are doing their share on the Home
Front *
Music by A.F.S. and A.R.P. Dance
Bands, Choirs, and Orchestras
Songs and novelties by Civil Defence amateurs
Editors, Bill MacLurg and Howard Thomas

Contributors

Editors: Bill MacLurg
Editors: Howard Thomas

: CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

4—'The responsibility of the teacher'
Henry Scott , Headmaster of Sutton
Elementary School, Ely

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Scott

: 'THE KINGDOM'

An oratorio by Edward Elgar
Prelude: Jerusalem
Part 1-In the Upper Room
Part 2—At the Beautiful Gate: The mom of Pentecost
Part 3-Pentecost: In the Upper
Room
The Blessed Virgin, Noel Eadie
(soprano)
Mary Magdalen , Mary .Jarred
(contralto)
St. John, Parry Jones (tenor)
St. Peter, Roy Henderson (baritone)
BBC Chorus
Chorus-master, Leslie Woodgate
BBC Orchestra
(Section A)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
(The remaining two parts of 'The
Kingdom' will be broadcast in the Home Service as part of the Sunday Orchestral Concert on Sunday next,
June 1, at 2.30 p.m.)

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Elgar
Soprano: Noel Eadie
Soprano: Mary Magdalen
Tenor: Parry Jones
Baritone: Roy Henderson
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult

: GOOD OLD TIMERS -11

Harry Tate
Cast :
Bransby Williams Harry Tate, Jnr.
-Fred Yule
Doris Nichols
Norman Shelley
Gwen Lewis
Ian Sadler
Betty Huntley-Wright
Hugh Morton
A section of the BBC Chorus and the BBC Revue Orchestra, under the direction of Hyam Greenbaum
Script and narration by Naomi Jacob
Produced by Eric Fawcett

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Tate
Unknown: Fred Yule
Unknown: Doris Nichols
Unknown: Norman Shelley
Unknown: Gwen Lewis
Unknown: Ian Sadler
Unknown: Betty Huntley-Wright
Unknown: Hugh Morton
Unknown: Hyam Greenbaum
Unknown: Naomi Jacob
Produced By: Eric Fawcett

: MUSIC FROM THE NEW I WORLD—

Compiled by J. A. Camacho and played by BBC Military Band
Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell
Presented by J. P. Sutherland

Contributors

Unknown: J. A. CamacHo
Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell
Presented By: J. P. Sutherland

: ' NORTH OF THE TWEED '

A talk by George Blake
#

Contributors

Talk By: George Blake

: THE EDINBURGH HIGHLAND STRATHSPEY AND REEL SOCIETY

Conductor, Ian C. Menzies

Contributors

Conductor: Ian C. Menzies

: JAMES JOYCE

Settings of his poetry by E. J. Moeran and Samuel Barber By E. J. Moeran :
Strings in the earth and air The merry green wood Brightcap
The pleasant valley Dennycamey
Now 0 now in this brown land
By Samuel Barber :
Rain has fallen
Sleep now
I hear an army sung by William Parsons (baritone)
James Joyce , after a life of suffering and misunderstanding, is now after his death becoming established as one of the greatest figures in twentieth-century literature. As a noet he was a very delicate and subtle artist, and of his small output of poems nearly all cry out for a musical setting. ' Chamber Music from which most of the above songs are set, and ' Pomes Penyeach ' are his best-known collections.
Of the former Arthur Symons wrote: 'There is no substance at all in these songs, which hardly hint at a story ; but they are like a whispering clavichord that someone plays in the evening, when it is getting dark. They are full of ghostly old tunes, that were never young, and will never be old, played on an old instrument. If poetry is to be a thing overheard, these songs, certainly, will justify the definition.'

Contributors

Unknown: E. J. Moeran
Unknown: Samuel Barber
Unknown: E. J. Moeran
Unknown: Samuel Barber
Baritone: William Parsons
Baritone: James Joyce
Baritone: Pomes Penyeach
Unknown: Arthur Symons

: JOE LOSS

and his Orchestra








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