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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: MORNING STAR

Records of Vera Lynn , the Forces favourite

Contributors

Unknown: Vera Lynn

: 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

Speaker: The Rev. M. R. Ridley

: NEWS Programme Parade

Details of some of today's broadcasts

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

The Ministry of Food's guest morning

: ' TUNES OF TODAY '

Recent recordings of popular hits

: TERENCE CASEY

at the theatre organ. For the Forces

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 117 of 'New Every Morning' and p. 62 of ' Each Returning Day'

: 'HAWAIIAN NOVELTY'

Dance music on the Hawaiian guitar A record programme arranged by A. P. Sharpe

Contributors

Arranged By: A. P. Sharpe

: HEALTH MAGAZINE'

Topical notes on wartime health, mainly by doctors

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Serial geography story
' Living with cannibals on the New
Hebrides Islands'
Tom Harrisson
4—' Cannibal warfare : The curious part I played'

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Harrisson

: DUDLEY HIPPODROME ORCHESTRA

ORCHESTRA ORCHESTRA ORCHESTRA

: KING PINS OF COMEDY'

No. 52-Davy Burnaby
The interviewer, Wilfred Pickles
Produced by Richard North

Contributors

Produced By: Richard North

: A LIFE IN THE WEST COUNTRY

More extracts from the unpublished autobiography of Elizabeth Ham , who lived through the Napoleonic Wars and started to set down her memories in the year of revolutions,
1848'
Selected and read by Eric Gillett

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Ham
Read By: Eric Gillett

: BREAK FOR MUSIC

An ENSA concert for war-workers with . Helen McKay '
Tommy Brandon
Arthur Salisbury and the Savoy Hotel Orchestra with Victor Lyndon

Contributors

Unknown: Helen McKay
Unknown: Tommy Brandon
Unknown: Arthur Salisbury
Unknown: Victor Lyndon

: ' OVER THE BORDER '

Week-end notes for women gardeners by Elizabeth Cowell and Anna Scarlett

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Cowell
Unknown: Anna Scarlett

: BBC ORCHESTRA

Led by Marie Wilson
Conducted by Clarence Raybould (Orchestrated by the composer)

Contributors

Unknown: Marie Wilson
Conducted By: Clarence Raybould

: ALAWON CYMRU

(Welsh airs) sung by the Cadwgan Ladies' Glee Choir
Conductress, Gwen Danford George
Codiad yr Ehedydd ; Robin Ddiog ;Pant y Pistyll ; Breuddwyd y Frenhines ; Hwb i'r Galon ;
Molawd Cymru

Contributors

Unknown: Gwen Danford George
Unknown: Codiad Yr Ehedydd
Unknown: Robin Ddiog
Unknown: Pant Y Pistyll
Unknown: Breuddwyd Y Frenhines
Unknown: Hwb I'R Galon
Unknown: Molawd Cymru

: Music While You Work

to records in dance time

: REGINALD KING

and his Quartet playing pieces by Russian composers

: NORA GRUHN

(soprano)
Nora Gruhn decided at the age of three to become an operatic singer, and when she was five won a prize for singing ' I'm twenty-one today ' at a seaside minstrel show. She began composing at the age of nine. Ten years later she secured a three-years' contract for the Palatinate Opera House, singing sixty-six parts during the three years. From there she went to Cologne Opera House for a year before returning to London and joining the Covent Garden
Opera Company. She first broadcast in 1930.

Contributors

Unknown: Nora Gruhn

: 'TALKING IT OVER'

by Albert Saphier

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Saphier

: ' THE VERI-NEATS '

A camp concert party devised by Charles Shadwell and Vernon Harris with Helen Hill
(by courlesy of the Fol-de-Rolsi
Jack Train
Doris Hare
Donald Peers
Arthur Sandford at the piano
Tha Camp Chorus and the Veri-Neats Orchestra, conducted by Lieut. Charles
Shadwell
(late West Yorkshire Regiment)
Produced by Vernon Harris

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Shadwell
Unknown: Vernon Harris
Unknown: Helen Hill
Conducted By: Lieut. Charles
Produced By: Vernon Harris

: ' I'R YMERODRAETH'

Pigion cerddorol o'r rhaglenni a ddarlledir o Gymru i'r Ymerodraeth
Y cyfarwyddo gan Sam Jones
(Excerpts from Welsh broadcasts to the Empire)

Contributors

Unknown: Sam Jones

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Four-leaf shamrocks '
Another episode from ' The turf-cutter's donkey' by Patricia Lynch
5.35 ' Make yourself observant' by Frank Gillard
Songs by Eileen Vaughan

Contributors

Unknown: Patricia Lynch
Songs By: Eileen Vaughan

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: BOOKS AND READING

' J. M. Barrie ' by Denis Mackail

Contributors

Unknown: J. M. Barrie
Unknown: Denis MacKail

: HEATHER MIXTURE

An all-star Variety from North of the Tweed

: BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Leader, Laurance Turner
Guest Conductor, Julius Harrison
Thomas Matthews (violin) ORCHESTRA(First performance)
ORCHESTRA Symphony No. 1, in C Beethoven

Contributors

Leader: Laurance Turner
Conductor: Julius Harrison
Violin: Thomas Matthews

: Arthur Askey in -BIG'S BROADCAST'

Fun and games with radio's ' silly little man ' and his satellites, Scans brick, Auntie, and Mr. Willis
The Dance Orchestra, conducted by Billy Ternent
Produced by Harry S. Pepper and Gordon Crier

Contributors

Conducted By: Billy Ternent
Produced By: Harry S. Pepper
Produced By: Gordon Crier

: BRAHMS

Piano Quartet in A, Op. 26 played by the English Ensemble :
Marjorie Hayward (violin)
Winifred Copperwheat (viola)
May Mukle (cello)
Kathleen Long (piano)
The Piano Quartet in A, which was written when Brahms was twenty-seven, is conceived on a big scale
The first movement is an eloquent and well-reasoned argument on subjects typical of the composer ; the slow movement is a glorious, dreamy fdyll the scherzo with its curious passing allusion at the ta.l-end of the chief theme to the correspond.ng theme in Mendelssohn's Piano
Trio in D minor, is, like all Brahms's scherzi, vigorous and beautifully proportioned; the finale is a brilliant and merry affair not without its moments of sentiment.

Contributors

Violin: Marjorie Hayward
Viola: Winifred Copperwheat
Cello: May Mukle
Piano: Kathleen Long

: 'THE DARLING'

Adapted from the short story by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Constance Garnett
The scene is Olga Semyonovna's house in a provincial town in Russia at the end of the last century
Adapted and produced by Mary Allen
Anton Chekhov , the son of a trades-man whose father was a serf, was bom in 1860. In his young days he studied medicine, and took his degree when he was twenty-four. As with many other doctors, however, literature attracted him more than patients, and he abandoned the sick-room for the pen.
His short story ' The Darling , to be broadcast as a play tonight, is characteristic of his skill in observing the commonplaces of human nature and recognising their dramatic significance.

Contributors

Story By: Anton Chekhov
Translated By: Constance Garnett
Produced By: Mary Allen
Produced By: Anton Chekhov
Cast : Olga Semyonovna, known as Olenka: Gladys Young
Kukin her husband, and managerof the Tivoli Open Air Theatre: Leslie French
Vassily Andreitch Pustovalov, mana ger of a timber works: Allan Jeayes
Vladimir Platonitch Smirnin, a veterinary surgeon: Cyril Gardiner
Sasha, aaed ten, his son Sasna, age: Michael Gainsborough
Two neighbours: Grizelda Hervey
Two neighbours: Phyllis Morris
The story-teller: Cecil Trouncer

: BBC THEATRE ORCHESTRA

Leader, Tate Gilder
Conducted by Harold Lowe

Contributors

Leader: Tate Gilder
Conducted By: Harold Lowe








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