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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: MORNING STAR

Records of Judy Garland

Contributors

Unknown: Judy Garland

: - ON PARADE!

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

: Lift Up Your Hearts!

A thought for today
The Very Rev. F. D. V. Narborough, Provost of Southwark

: NEWSProgramme Parade

Details of some of today's broadcasts

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

This week's distinguished guest

: ' TAKE YOUR CHOICE'

A selection of records taken at random from the racks

: CECIL CHADWICK

at the theatre organ

: FRANK WALKER

and his Miniature Orchestra

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 101 of'New Every Morning' and p. 16 of ' Each Returning Day'

: 'SWING IT'

Records of good jazz

: ' HEALTH MAGAZINE'

Dr. Margaret Wright talks about recreation

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Music and movement
Ann Driver

Contributors

Unknown: Ann Driver

: 'MUSIC OF ERIC COATES'

with Helen Hill
Arthur Sandford and the Augmented BBC Variety Orchestra
Leader, Frank Cantell
Conductor, Charles Shadwell
Compere, Vernon Harris

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Hill
Unknown: Arthur Sandford
Leader: Frank Cantell
Conductor: Charles Shadwell
Unknown: Vernon Harris

: THREE MOTETS

sung by the BBC Chorus
Chorus-master, Leslie Woodgate
Conducted by W. K. Stanton

Contributors

Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Conducted By: W. K. Stanton

: BREAK FOR MUSIC -

An ENSA concert for war-workers with George Doonan
The Radio Three
Charles Ernesco and his Orchestra with Mervyn Saunders

Contributors

Unknown: George Doonan
Unknown: Charles Ernesco
Unknown: Mervyn Saunders

: ' OVER THE BORDER '

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

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Cowell
Unknown: Anna Scarlett

: BBC ORCHESTRA

Leader, Paul Beard
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult

Contributors

Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Travel talks
' In the footsteps of Livingstone ' by H. E. Wareham

Contributors

Unknown: H. E. Wareham

: REGINALD FOORT

at the theatre organ. in a programme of popular hits of the moment

: SCHUMANN

String quartet in A (Op. 41, No. 3) played by the New English String Quartet :
Winifred Small (violin)
Lorraine Du Val (violin)
Winifred Copperwheat (viola)
Florence Hooton (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Lorraine du Val
Viola: Winifred Copperwheat
Cello: Florence Hooton

: Music While You Work

played by Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Victor Silvester

: ROMAN CATHOLIC SERVICE

Order of Service
Prayers
Hail to the holiest (Cardinal Newman)
Address by the Rev.
Father Charles Hughes , S.J. Motet

Contributors

Unknown: Father Charles Hughes

: LONDON GYPSY ORCHESTRA

led by Albert Sandier with Anne Lawrence

Hark ! the gypsies are coming - trad.
Black eyes - trad.
Caucasian drinking song - trad.
Serbian dance - trad.
Violin solo : La gitana (Spanish gypsy romance) - Kreisler
Kasbek • - Ferraris
Memories of an old waltz - trad.
Rumanian folk tunes - trad.

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Sandier
Unknown: Anne Lawrence

: ' TALKING IT OVER

Harold Hobson talks about ' The stage and coupons'

Contributors

Talks: Harold Hobson

: Ernest Binns presents the 'ARCADIAN FOLLIES'

including
Leslie Hatton
Zoe Wheeler
Billy Richards
Pauline Belmore
Billy Sands
Toots West
Reg. Sackville
Gerard Sisters
Gordon Webster and Fred E. Rayne
From a Welsh resort

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Hatton
Unknown: Zoe Wheeler
Unknown: Billy Richards
Unknown: Pauline Belmore
Unknown: Billy Sands
Unknown: Toots West
Unknown: Gordon Webster
Unknown: Fred E. Rayne

: 'I FARN A NHW

(sef y llu Beirdd 'ma)
Tipyn o hanes y Uys newydd a ffurfiwyd o dan nawdd Cyngor Diogelu Synnwyr Cyffredin — ac
Anghyffredin
Ymgom-ac efallai ffrae, rhwng
Davies, Aberpennar, a T. Rowland
Hughes
(A discussion in Welsh)

Contributors

Unknown: T. Rowland

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Where is Seamus ? '
Another story from 'The Turf-cutter's Donkey ', by Patricia Lynch
5.45 'Charley Brown '
A story by Bernard Wetheran , in which he recalls some experiences in a London troop of Boy Scouts many years ago

Contributors

Unknown: Patricia Lynch
Unknown: Charley Brown
Story By: Bernard Wetheran

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: 'ARIEL IN WARTIME'

Fortnightly news and views about books, pictures, science, and films, presented by Joseph MacLeod

Contributors

Presented By: Joseph MacLeod

: 'FIRST STEPS IN LEARNING'

The story of a little girl, written for broadcasting and read by Olive Shapley

Contributors

Read By: Olive Shapley

: BEETHOVEN

The ' Hammerklavier ' sonata, Up.
106, in B flat played by Louis Kentner (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Louis Kentner

: -THE COAL FRONT'

by Jack Jones and T. Rowland Hughes Here is a feature programme revealing the position of the mining industry as it braces itself for its wartime production drive, as it faces up to the urgent need for more coal. The voices of Will Lawther, President of the British Mineworkers Federation, and of Arthur Horner , President of the South Wales Miners
Federation, will be heard in this broadcast, and choruses will be sung by a leading miners' choir.

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Jones
Unknown: T. Rowland Hughes
Unknown: Arthur Horner

: Arthur Askey in 'BIG'S BROADCAST'

Fun and games with radio's ' silly little man' and his satellites, Scarisbrick, 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

: 'FRA DIAVOLO'

An opera by Auber
Words by Scribe
English words by Edward J. Dent
Abridged for broadcasting
(By permission of the Dartington Hall
Music Group)
Chorus of soldiers and villagers
BBC Theatre Chorus
Trained by Charles Groves
BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Produced by the Conductor, Stanford Robinson , in collaboration with Mark H. Lubbock
Scene : An inn at Terracina, in Italy,
Time: About one hundred years ago Auber has been called the prince of opéra comique.- He was in fact a lesser Rossini, from whose works he learned much. In 1811 he made his debut in Paris with his opera Julie, the first of a serits of some fifty operas that brought him fame and fortune. In 1842 he was appointed Director of the Paris Conservatoire.
In 1820 Auber was fortunate in securing the partnership of Scribe, who was one of the most skilful and prolific librettists of the period. The partnership lasted until Scribe's death in 1861. Fra Diavolo, a romantic comic opera, is a good specimen of their joint work. It was written in 1830.

Contributors

Unknown: Edward J. Dent
Leader: Tate Gilder
Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Unknown: Mark H. Lubbock
Lord Allcash, an English traveller: Derek Oldham
Lady Allcash, his wife: Gladys Palmer
Fra Diavolo, under the name of the Marquis San Marco: Tan Van Der Gucht
His companions :Beppo: Mark Daly
Giacomo: Joseph Farnngton
Matteo, the innkeeper: Robert Easton
Zerlina, his daughter: Nora Gruhn
Lorenzo, Captain of Carbineers: Eric Starling

: BENJAMIN DALE

Fantasy for viola and piano played by Bernard Shore (viola)
Angus Morrison (piano)

Contributors

Viola: Bernard Shore
Piano: Angus Morrison

: OSCAR RABIN

and his Band with Diane, Beryl Davis , Bob Dale , Jan Zalski , and Eddie Palmer at the novachord

Contributors

Unknown: Beryl Davis
Unknown: Bob Dale
Unknown: Jan Zalski
Unknown: Eddie Palmer








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