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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: MORNING STAR

Records of Noel Coward

: '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!

Short morning prayers

: NEWS

Programme Parade

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

' A man in the kitchen '

: ' TAKE YOUR CHOICE

Selection of records taken at random from the rack

: ESSAYS IN ADVENTURE—5

R. Eric Cole , service pilot in the last war, merchant seaman in this, tells the story of a varied career

Contributors

Unknown: R. Eric Cole

: WYNFORD REYNOLDS

and his Orchestra
2LO calling
Tunes of the Times

: MOLLY FORBES

at the theatre organ

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 73 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 64 of ' Each Returning Day '

: Music While You Work

Tom Jenkins at the theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Jenkins

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

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

Contributors

Unknown: John Horton.
Written By: Philip Wade
Unknown: Jean-Jacques OBErlin
Unknown: Yvonne OBErlin

: ORGAN MUSIC

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.

Contributors

Played By: Felton Rapley

: Workers' Playtime

Lunch-time entertainment for factory workers, relayed from a factory somewhere in Britain

: 'CALLING ALL WOMEN'

Five-minute talk to the women behind the fighting line

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

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

Contributors

Unknown: Scott Kennedy
Unknown: Edith Dowling
Unknown: Warren Hastings
Unknown: Anne Bourdillon

: Music While You Work

Scottish Variety Orchestra, conducted by Ronnie Munro

Contributors

Conducted By: Ronnie Munro

: BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Ian Whyte

Contributors

Conductor: Ian Whyte

: THE FORTNIGHT'S FILMS

Matthew Norgate

Contributors

Unknown: Matthew Norgate

: GOLDEN TREASURY OF RECORDED MUSIC

Anthology compiled by Leslie Heward

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Heward

: GWASAMAETH GOSBER

Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r llyfr Bob Bore o Newydd' (Studio Service in Welsh)

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Bore

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Toys on parade ', with songs, a story, and the BBC Military Band (conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell )

Contributors

Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell

: NEWS

National and Regional announcements

: FARMING TODAY

' The hills of Wales in wartime', by Moses Griffith of the Welsh Plant Breeding Station, Aberystwyth

Contributors

Unknown: Moses Griffith

: MYRA HESS

Schumann's Etudes symphoniques

: ' PLEASE BEGIN WITH US '

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

Contributors

Unknown: John Hilton

: ' PASSPORT TO PARADISE'

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

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Howard
Unknown: Sidney Vivian
Unknown: Henrik Ege.
Music By: Harry Howard.
Unknown: Sydney Keith
Unknown: Betty Huntley-Wright
Unknown: Dick Francis
Unknown: Ewart Scott
Unknown: MacDonald Parke
Unknown: Hyam Green
Produced By: Eric Fawcett

: 'LISTEN TO MY NOTEBOOK'

Fourth of a weekly series of original programmes, specially written and presented by J. B. Priestley. Produced by Mary Allen

Contributors

Presented By: J. B. Priestley.
Duced By: Mary Allen

: WAR COMMENTARY

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.

Contributors

Unknown: Captain W. Helmore

: BLECH STRING QUARTET

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 '.

Contributors

Violin: Harry Blech
Violin: Max Salpeter
Violin: Keith Cummings
Cello: William Pleeth

: SHORT MID-WEEK SERVICE

Address by the Rev. G. H. Russell

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. G. H. Russell

: AIRCRAFT WORKERS' TRANSATLANTIC EXCHANGE

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.








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