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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: MORNING STAR

Records of Ethel Waters, coloured vocalist

: ON PARADE !

Popular artists and bands fall in for your entertainment on gramophone records

: Lift Up Your Hearts!

A thought for today
The Rev. M. R. Ridley

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. M. R. Ridley

: NEWS Programme Parade

Details of some of today's broadcasts

: app. THE KITCHEN FRONT

Food Advice Centres and the Ministry of Food debate the week's main questions

: MORNING MEDLEY

A mixed choice of records
The high spot will be Three Shades of Blue-Indigo, Alice Blue , and Heliotrope
Played by Paul Whiteman and his
( Concert Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Alice Blue
Played By: Paul Whiteman

: DONALD THORNE

at the theatre organ
When he was six years old Donald Thorne joined the choir of St.
Mark's Church, Clerkenwell, arid very soon knew all the hymn tunes by heart. At the age of fourteen he was appointed organist. Since he first won his spurs in the West-End of London, he has been responsible for arranging many of the big hit-numbers for such famous dance-band leaders as Jack Hylton , Henry Hall , Jack Payne , Debroy Somers , and Carroll Gibbons.

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Hylton
Unknown: Henry Hall
Unknown: Jack Payne
Unknown: Debroy Somers
Unknown: Carroll Gibbons.

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 9 of ' New Every Morning' and p. 54 of ' Each Returning Day'

: Music While You Work

played by Michaeloff and his Mazurka Orchestra

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Singing together by Herbert Wiseman

Contributors

Unknown: Herbert Wiseman

: ' KAY ON THE KEYS '

A programme improvised by Kay Cavendish

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Cavendish

: 'MORNING PAPERS

A programme of titbits of musical gossip compiled and presented by Basil Douglas with Helena Cook (soprano)
Geoffrey Dams (tenor)
Victor Fleming Orchestra ORCHESTRA ORCHESTRA

Contributors

Presented By: Basil Douglas
Soprano: Helena Cook
Tenor: Geoffrey Dams
Tenor: Victor Fleming

: - 'ANY QUESTIONS?'

(Special recording of yesterday's broadcast)

: NEWS

followed by a recording of last night's postscript

: ENGLISH MOTETS

sung by the BBC Singers
Conducted by Trevor Harvey
At the organ
Herbert J. Colson
Trumpet, Ernest Hall

Contributors

Conducted By: Trevor Harvey
Unknown: Herbert J. Colson
Unknown: Ernest Hall

: DUDLEY BEAVEN

at the theatre organ
Aircraftman Dudley Beaven began his musical career at the age of ten as a chorister in Westminster Abbey, and sang there at the wedding of the King and Queen. On leaving the Abbey he went to the Royal College of Music where he studied piano and organ under Arnold Goldsborough. One of his earlier appointments was as resident organist at the New Victoria Theatre, where he succeeded
Reginald Foort and Phil Park. During his stay there he had the distinction of playing before the Royal Family. Before he was called up, he was heard regularly on the air from the Woolwich Granada.

Contributors

Unknown: Aircraftman Dudley Beaven

: Music While You Work

played by Harry Roy and his Band

Contributors

Played By: Harry Roy

: 'JAMES CHALMERS, MISSIONARY'

A talk by George Carstairs , D.D.

Contributors

Talk By: George Carstairs

: BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Ian Whyte

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: ' JACK-IN-THE-BOX

Jack Anthony brings with him to the studio this afternoon some of the artists from the Theatre Royal, Edinburgh, who will entertain you with the assistance of the Scottish Variety Orchestra, conducted by Ronnie Munro
Presented by Tom Dawson

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Anthony
Conducted By: Ronnie Munro
Presented By: Tom Dawson

: ' DEFI NEFI BLIW '

Stori radio gan T. J. Morgan Fe'i darllenir hi gan yr awdur
(A story in Welsh)

Contributors

Unknown: T. J. Morgan

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.20 The last of the giants '
A fairy-tale by Anthony Armstrong , adapted, by Geoffrey Dearmer

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Armstrong
Adapted By: Geoffrey Dearmer

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: First instalment of 'THE HISTORY OF MR. POLLY'

by H. G. Wells as a dramatic serial for the microphone
Written by Lance Sieveking supported by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company as shop-assistants, customers, passers-by, and other people in Port Burdock in the 'eighties
Narration and production by Lance Sieveking

Contributors

Unknown: H. G. Wells
Written By: Lance Sieveking
Production By: Lance Sieveking

: BBC ORCHESTRA

Led by Marie Wilson
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult The Jupiter
One of the most amazing feats of Mozart's career was the production within six weeks of three great symphonies, each a masterpiece.
Symphony No. 41 in C was the last of the three, and by common consent the greatest of all his symphonies. No one knows who gave it the title 'The Jupiter', but the whole world of music has long accepted it as in every way fitting for so great and spirited a work.
The Spider's Banquet
Albert Roussel (1869-1937) was one of the most personal of modem French composers. His works include symphonies, operas, ballets, and chamber music.
The ballet The Spider's Banquet, based on Henri Fabre's ' Souvenirs entomologiques was written in 1912 with a scenario by Gilbert de Voisins.

Contributors

Conductor: Marie Wilson
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Unknown: Albert Roussel
Unknown: Gilbert De Voisins.

: 'MONDAY NIGHT AT EIGHT'

Presented by Harry S. Pepper and Ronald Waldman
Ernest Butcher
' Calling X2 ! '
The twenty-third of a series of counter-espionage adventures written by Ernest Dudley , with Jack Melford as British Agent X2
'Something old-Something new ' Famous song-writers then and now
Nellie Wallace
Puzzle Comer
'S.O.S. Sally'
' May we introduce ... ? '
Presented by Leonard Urry and compered by ' Quiz '
Singing commères: the Three Chimes
BBC Revue Orchestra, conducted by Hyam Greenbaum

Contributors

Presented By: Harry S. Pepper
Presented By: Ronald Waldman
Unknown: Ernest Butcher
Written By: Ernest Dudley
Unknown: Jack Melford
Presented By: Leonard Urry
Conducted By: Hyam Greenbaum

: 'THE PAINTED VEIL'

Adapted for broadcasting by Mabel Constanduros and Howard Agg from the novel by W. Somerset Maugham
Narrator, Geoffrey Wincott
The scene is laid in modem China
Produced by Val Gielgud

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Mabel Constanduros
Broadcasting By: Howard Agg
Novel By: W. Somerset Maugham
Narrator: Geoffrey Wincott
Produced By: Val Gielgud
Kitty Fane: Grizelda Hervey
Walter Fane: James McKechnie
Charles Townshend: Heron Carvie
Waddington: Martin Walker
Sister St Joseph: Gladys Young
The Mother Superior: Mabel Terry-Lewis
Kou-Chou: Frank Cochrane
Townshend's secretary: Sue Green

: SONGS BY HAMILTON HARTY

sung by Isobel Baillie (soprano)
The two houses (Antrim and Donegal)
Across the door
Lane o' the thrushes The stranger's grave Scythe song
By the bivouac's fitful flame
Herrin's in the bay (Antrim and Donegal)

Contributors

Sung By: Isobel Baillie

: 'THE SILVER CORNET'

A short story by ' Bartimeus ', read by the author'








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