and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Exercises for men : George Welton
7.40 Exercises for women : May Brown
Selection of records taken at random from the rack
R. Eric Cole , service pilot in the last war, merchant seaman in this, tells the story of a varied career
and his Orchestra
Tunes of the Times
News commentary and interlude
from p. 73 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 64 of ' Each Returning Day '
Tom Jenkins at the theatre organ
11.0 THE MUSICAL TRAVELLER: 'The Traveller's week-end.' Planned by John Horton. Interlude written by Philip Wade
11.20 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH by Jean-Jacques Oberlin and Yvonne Oberlin : ' Quelle fete aujourd' hui ? ' Chanson : Le coeur de ma mie
11.40 SENIOR GEOGRAPHY : Development of the Niagara Peninsula
played by Felton Rapley
Those who enjoy Felton Rapley's light, popular theatre organ programmes have an opportunity today of hearing him play serious organ music for a change. Listeners who have been following the Ralph Hill-Gordon Glover controversy in the RADIO TIMES will be particularly interested to hear how Rapley treats real organ music. It is interesting to note that he was a chorister at Winchester Cathedral and received his musical training from Dr. Prendergast. its famous organist, to whom he was pupil assistant for three years. He entered the cinema* industry at the age of seventeen.
Lunch-time entertainment for factory workers, relayed from a factory somewhere in Britain
Five-minute talk to the women behind the fighting line
2.0 NATURE STUDY : ' In the stack-yard ', by Scott Kennedy
2.15 Interval music
2.20 PHYSICAL TRAINING (for use in classrooms) by Edith Dowling
2.35 Interval music
2.40 SENIOR HISTORY—1700-1800 : ' Warren Hastings in India.' The story of a Governor General and his work in India, and his seven years' trial at home, by Anne Bourdillon
Scottish Variety Orchestra, conducted by Ronnie Munro
Conductor, Ian Whyte
Anthology compiled by Leslie Heward
Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r llyfr Bob Bore o Newydd' (Studio Service in Welsh)
' Toys on parade ', with songs, a story, and the BBC Military Band (conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell )
P. S. G.
National and Regional announcements
' The hills of Wales in wartime', by Moses Griffith of the Welsh Plant Breeding Station, Aberystwyth
Schumann's Etudes symphoniques
3-Whose responsibility ? Is enough being done to help under-twenties to find their feet in life ? This is the question John Hilton discusses with some young workers tonight
Comedy with music. Book and lyrics by Harry Howard and Sidney Vivian , in collaboration with Henrik Ege. Music by Harry Howard. With Kitty de Legh, Sydney Keith , Betty Huntley-Wright , Dick Francis , Ewart Scott , Macdonald Parke , BBC Revue Chorus and BBC Revue Orchestra under the direction of Hyam Green baum. Produced by Eric Fawcett
Fourth of a weekly series of original programmes, specially written and presented by J. B. Priestley. Produced by Mary Allen
Group Captain W. Helmore
Many listeners who have enjoyed Group Captain Helmore's previous talks in ' War Commentary ' will have recognised a voice that came to them as a pre-war friend. For many years he broadcast from Schneider Trophy races, air pageants, and starts of great air contests. In his own words, he came to the microphone for War Commentary as one who for years had attended rehearsals of plays and was now talking about a first-night.
Harry Blech (violin) ; Max Salpeter (violin) ; Keith Cummings (viola) ; William Pleeth (cello)
Three Preludes on Welsh hymn tunes, for string quartet : 1 Crug-y-bar (Fantasia) ; 2 St. Denio (Scherzo) ; 3 Aberystwyth (Variations)
(First broadcast performance)
Vaughan Williams's ' Household Music ', which consists of three preludes based on Welsh hymn tunes, is intended primarily for string quartet, but the music is so designed that it may be played by almost any combination of instruments that might be found in the home — hence the generic title ' Household Music '.
Address by the Rev. G. H. Russell
Rev. G. H.
Exchange of radio messages between British and American workers at the benches of aircraft factories in the United Kingdom and the United States of America.