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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: MORNING STAR

Records of Sydney McEwen (tenor)

: UP IN THE MORNING EARLY!

Exercises for men : George Welton
7.40 Exercises for women : May Brown

Contributors

Unknown: George Welton

: TWO TUNES

An interlude

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS I

Rev. Father John Murray , S.J.

Contributors

Unknown: Father John Murray

: NEWS Programme Parade

Details of some of today's broadcasts

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

Foreign flavours at home

: 'WHATSNEW?'

Review of November records by Leslie Perowne and his gramophone

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Perowne

: SANDY MACPHERSON

at the theatre organ

: CLIFFORD GREENWOOD

and his Orchestra

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 65 of ' New Every Morning and p. 56 of ' Each Returning Day'

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Primo Scala 's Accordion Band, directed by Harry Bidgood
Harry Bidgood , who directs Primo Scala 's Accordion Band, was taught the piano at an early age by his father who was a composer. As soon as he left school he went on to the Variety stage as a solo pianist, and also played at cinemas in the 'silent' days. He was an Army drummer during the last war, after which he was for a time pianist at the. Old Vic, thereafter forming the dance-band combination with which he spent three-and-a-half years at the Piccadilly Hotel.
Bidgood took over the directorship of Primo Scala 's Accordion Band some years ago. It has been recording for the last ten years, and broadcasting regularly since the beginning of this year.

Contributors

Unknown: Primo Scala
Directed By: Harry Bidgood
Directed By: Harry Bidgood
Unknown: Primo Scala
Unknown: Primo Scala

: SONGS OF THE HEBRIDES

Norah Seeds (mezzo-soprano)
The Seagull of the Land-under-waves Weaving Lilt
Land of Heart'* Desire The Love-wandering Kishmull cradle-croon The Lord of the Isles
(All arranged by M. Kennedy-Fraser : words translated from the Gaelic by Kenneth McLeod )

Contributors

Arranged By: M. Kennedy-Fraser
Unknown: Kenneth McLeod

: NORRIS STANLEY

and his Sextet, with Alex Penney (soprano). From a West-Country concert hall

Contributors

Soprano: Alex Penney

: 'SERENADE IN SEASON'

No. 11—November : with Mae Bamber and Gerald Howe Chantler. Produced by Richard North

Contributors

Unknown: Mae Bamber
Unknown: Gerald Howe Chantler.
Produced By: Richard North

: BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell Contemporary British Composers

: 'WORKERS' PLAYTIME'

Lunch-time entertainment for factory workers, relayed from a factory somewhere in Britain
(A message from the Minister of Labour and National Service is on page 3)

: ' BACKS TO THE LAND '

' Furs from home', by W. King Wilson

Contributors

Unknown: W. King

: SCRIABIN

Preludes for piano : played by Edward Mitchell
Op. 16, No. 1 in B ; No. 2 in G sharp minor; No. 4 in E flat minor
Op. 22, No. 3 in Op. 11, No, I in C ; No. S in D ; No. 6 in B minor ; No. 12 in G sharp minor ; No. 19 in E flat
It is not impossible that the musical historians of the future will decide to class Scriabin among the great miniaturists : his beautifully polished miniatures are like nothing else in the literature of the piano.
The preludes to be heard this afternoon are thoroughly representative of the composer's earlier style, revealing both his Chopinism and the assertion of his own independence in the face of Chopin (as in Op. 11, No. 6, written when the composer was still a seventeen-year-old military cadet).

Contributors

Played By: Edward Mitchell

: ROYAL PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY CONCERT

London Philharmonic Orchestra (leader, Reginald Morley ), conducted by Basil Cameron and William Walton. Henry Hoist (violin)

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Morley
Conducted By: Basil Cameron
Conducted By: William Walton.
Violin: Henry Hoist

: RATION RACKET'

Radio comedy by E. Eynon Evans , introducing the characters of ' Prize Onions ', ' Council Cup ', etc. Produced by T. Rowland Hughes

Contributors

Comedy By: E. Eynon Evans
Duced By: T. Rowland Hughes
Billo Top Note: Lyn Joshua
Ben Jenkins: Tom Jones
John Lewis Pugh: Peter Edwards
Evan Meredith: Clydach Thomas
Lewis Roberts: E Eynon Evans

: ' FROM TYPE TO TALK'

Ralph Hill and Gordon Glover conclude their recent musical argument in the RADIO Times with the help of gramophone records. The Editor of the RADIO TIMES acts as referee

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Hill
Unknown: Gordon Glover

: TEA-TIME CABARET

From a ballroom in the West. Listen to Kenway and Young, Gabrielle Brune , Ronald Chesney , and dance to the Futurists Dance Band, directed by Reginald Williams. Presented by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Unknown: Gabrielle Brune
Unknown: Ronald Chesney
Directed By: Reginald Williams.
Presented By: Leslie Bridgmont

: RHYDDID CREFYDDOL

Yr ail o ddwy sgwrs gan y Parch. J. Gwyn Jones yn trin y Rhyddid a hawlir gan yr Eglwys a'i berthynas a Diwylliant a Gwareiddiad. (Religious talk in Welsh)

Contributors

Unknown: J. Gwyn Jones

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Song-party ' : Jolly choruses sung by the Arfon Male Octet, conducted by Mansel Thomas
' Country lore ' : another competition between local country children and evacuees on nature lore and country life

Contributors

Conducted By: Mansel Thomas

: NEWS

National and Regional announcements

: 'NAVY BLUE'

An adventure of the sea in six episodes, with Henry Oscar , Tucker McGuire , Sonnie Hale , Ivan Brandt. Script by Phillip Leaver and Ernest Dudley. Lyrics by Max Kester. Music by Kenneth Leslie-Smith . Orchestrations by Hal Evans. Part 6-' Battle of the Atlantic
Officers and Men of the Royal Navy and the German Navy. Augmented BBC Revue Ochestra, conducted by Hyam Greenbaum. Produced by Vemon Harris.
[Home Service continued on p. 26

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Oscar
Unknown: Tucker McGuire
Unknown: Sonnie Hale
Unknown: Ivan Brandt.
Script By: Phillip Leaver
Script By: Ernest Dudley.
Unknown: Max Kester.
Music By: Kenneth Leslie-Smith
Unknown: Hal Evans.
Conducted By: Hyam Greenbaum.
Produced By: Vemon Harris.
Admiral Sir John Loring: Henry Oscar
Susan Loring: Tucker McGuire
Alfred Barker: Sonnie Hale
Lady Juliet Kerr: Kitty de Legh
Captain Warren: Eric Lugg
Robert Green: Ivan Brandt
Mr Macwirter: Ian Sadler
Commander Masson: Ewart Scott
Gloria Kaye: Paula Green

: ' IN TOWN TONIGHT'

' Once again we stop the London traffic in order to bring to you some of the interesting people who are In Town Tonight' : introducing personalities from every walk of life in interviews with Elizabeth Cowell and Roy Rich. Edited and produced by C. F. Meehan.

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Cowell
Unknown: Roy Rich.
Produced By: C. F. Meehan.

: THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

Major David Maxwell Fyfe , K.C., M.P.

Contributors

Unknown: Major David Maxwell Fyfe

: 'THE KING'S SHIPS'

No. —'The Prince of Wales'.
Written by Desmond Hawkins. Produced by Peter Watts.

Contributors

Written By: Desmond Hawkins.
Duced By: Peter Watts.

: 'MUSIC-HALL'

with Maisie Weldon , Ronald Frankau , Charles Harrison. BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Compere, Philip S lessor. Presented by John Sharman

Contributors

Unknown: Maisie Weldon
Unknown: Ronald Frankau
Unknown: Charles Harrison.
Conducted By: Charles Shadwell.
Presented By: John Sharman

: AMERICAN COMMENTARY

Raymond Gram Swing

: 'THE EVE OF ALL SOULS'

Miracle play by Bernard Walke. Scene 1—Dressing the bride ; Scene 2-Outside the church during the wedding ; Scene 3—The home of bride and bridegroom ; Scene 4-The church at night
Bernard Walke , the author of the famous St. Hilary Miracle Plays, died earlier this year. Tonight the St. Hilary Players perform the play again, in the tradition established through so many years of broadcasting by him and Filson Young.

Contributors

Play By: Bernard Walke.
Unknown: Bernard Walke

: BBC ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult

Contributors

Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult

: JACK PAYNE

with his Orchestra








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