and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Records of Leon Goossens (oboe)
Exercises for men
Details of some of today's broadcasts
' The diet and feeding- of children ', by a doctor
popular dance music and songs on gramophone records
Marches of the South Lancashire
A topical magazine programme
News commentary and interlude
from p. 21 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 48 of ' Each Returning Day'
played by Jack Simpson and his Sextet
11.0 Music and movement for juniors
11.20 Current affairs
11.40 How things began'
Planned with the help of Dorothy Davison and Patrick Thornhill
'Life stirs' by Honor Wyatt
This is the first broadcast in an ambitious series of programmes that will stretch through the school broadcasting year. Those concerned with the preparation of the course have succeeded in finding a unique method of presenting the fascinations of the past to their young audience.
The opening twelve programmes will deal with the story of the world up to the arrival of early man.
Many listeners will remember
Honor Wyatt's scripts in the ' If I were British ' series last term. In addition to this she has written programmes for the Children's Hour, and presented one or two gramophone programmes.
Leader, Laurance Turner
Conductor, Gideon Fagan
A programme of gramophone records
Peter Dawson (bass-baritone) with male chorus : Devon, 0 Devon, from Songs of the Sea (Stanford)
Malcolm McEachem (bass) : Devonshire cream and cider (Sanderson)
Norman Allin (bass) : West country courting (Sanderson)
Peter Dawson (bass-baritone) : Hills of Devon (Jalowicz and Sievier)
Peter Dawson (bass-baritone) with male chorus : Drake's drum, from Songs of the Sea (Stanford)
Peter Dawson (bass-baritone) :
Drake goes West (Sanderson)
1.50 'Music making'
Ronald Biggs and a group of children from an elementary school
At the piano, Winifred Davey
2.10 Interval music
2.15 General science
' Man defends himself '
Professor Doris Mackinnon
' The balance of nature '
2.35 Interval music
2.40 Junior English
- ' Aunt Judy'
A feature programme to celebrate the centenary of Mrs. J. H. Ewing 's birth, by Julia Goodey
Mrs. J. H.
played by Frank Walker and his Miniature Orchestra
An excerpt from ' Rise above it' with Hermione Baddeley , Hermione Gingold , Walter Crisham , and Henry Kendall with Richard Tauber as guest artist
In aid of the R.A.F. Benevolent Fund
From a theatre in the South
PAULINE JULER.ER AND STRING QUARTET performed by Myra Verney (soprano)
Pauline Juler (clarinet) and the New English String Quartet:
Winifred Small (violin)
Lorraine du Val ' (violin)
Eileen Grainger (viola)
Florence Hooton (cello)
and his Apache Band with Amalia Magri Like so many other exponents of light music Lionel Falkman had a classical training. His .parents made sacrifices so that he could study the violin under
Leopold Auer and Kalman Ronay , and at the age of seventeen he was musician enough to be first violin in the New
Symphony Orchestra under
Landon Ronald and first violin in the Koyai Philharmonic Orchestra.
Sgwrs gan Walter 0. Hughes
(A talk in Welsh)
5.20 For younger listeners
Songs to sing and stories to act, with Doris, Vi, and Nan and 'Pencil and paper'
More puzzles, questions, and catches by P. Caton Baddeley
5.55 Children's Hour prayers
followed by National and Regional announcements
F. H Grisewood brings to the microphone people in the news, people talking about the news, and interesting visitors to Britain
Devised and compered by Billy Shakespeare with Murray and Mooney, Jack Train ,
The Three Admirals, Max Geldray ,
The Dance Orchestra and Revue
Chorus, under the direction of Billy
Produced by Ernest Longstaffe
post that mentions
A series of four talks by the Bishop of Sheffield, dealing with some of the changes necessary if the Church of England is to rise to its opportunities
3 ' The church in the town '
An opera by Mozart
English libretto by H. Proctor Gregg
BBC Theatre Chorus
Trained by Charles Groves
BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Produced by the conductor, Stanford Robinson , in collaboration with Mark
On August I, 1781, Mozart wrote : ' Yesterday young Stephanie (a librettist) gave me a libretto for an opera. It is a very good one on a Turkish subject..... The overture, the chorus in the first act, and the last chorus of the whole thing I shall work in Turkish music '.
The story is concerned with a Spanish lady, Constanza, who with her English maid Blonda, is captured by the Turkish Pasha Selim and taken to his palace.
It was Mozart's first German opera, and has spoken dialogue between the arias and ensembles.
A talk by George Blake
played by Tim Wright and his Band
A dramatic poem by Robert Browning