and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Records of Carmen Miranda , songs in the ' South American Way'
Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
7.40 Exercises for women : May
An anthology of favourites.
A man in the kitchen : Fteddy Grisewood
Review of January records by Leslie Perowne and his gramophone
Ofori Atta and F. D. Martinson
under the direction of Tom Jenkins
from p. 89 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 40 of ' Each Returning Day '
Charles Smart at the theatre organ
BBC Midland Light Orchestra : conductor, Richard Crean
Programme of gramophone records
played by Harold Dawber
Lunch-time entertainment for factory workers, relayed from a factory
Talk by Pamela Frankau
Cheerful songs sung by the BBC Singers : Marjorie Avis , Margaret Rees , Bradbridge White , Emlyn Bebb , Joyce Sutton , Margaret Rolfe , Stanley Riley , Samuel Dyson. Conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Conducted by Julian Clifford
A Festive Overture - Gordon Jacob
Variations on a theme of Elgar (for strings) - Thiman
Ballade in A minor - Coleridge-Taylor
Norwegian Artists' Carnival - Svendsen
Billy Mayerl and his Band
(By permission of the Officer Commanding). Conducted by Mr. F. G. H. Irving
New recording artists of 1941. Will they be the stars of 1942 ?
(Studio Service in Welsh.) Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r llyfr 'Bob Bore o Newydd '
' Once a Month ' : a magazine programme of interesting items from different parts of the country
1. The tune that came out of a bottle. ' Winch Boy ' : true story of the sea by a captain of the Merchant Navy. A Welsh folk song
2. ' Gypsies in wartime' : talk by Edward Harvey. Music by young artists, arranged by Jack Hardy and played by The Little Orchestra
3. ' Once a Month ' : ' Gleaning ', a short feature showing how Dorset children gleaned enough corn from the fields to make their own bread
4. ' Musical Puzzle ', played by the John MacArthur Trio , and visitors from a Scottish pantomime
National and Regional announcements
' Any Questions ? ' The Farmers' Brains Trust again. Professor Scott Watson and W. S. Mansfield are joined by Herbert Jones , Chairman of the Kesteven (Lines.) War Agricultural Executive Committee, who is a well-known East Anglian farmer, and Harry Lamb , of Caldeck, Cumberland, Secretary of the Herdwick Sheep Society
or ' The Doings up at the Hall', musical burlesque by the Melluish Brothers
Chorus of guests and huntsmen, etc.
Saene : The Hunt Supper at
Midland Revue Chorus and BBC
Midland Light Orchestra, conducted by Richard Crean. Produced by Martyn C. Webster
Sir Herbert Turbot of Hardree Hall:
English tribute to the spirit of the Free French wherever they may be. Those taking part are Jeanne de Casalis, Joan Young, Dino Galvani,
C. Denier Warren, Marcel de Haes
(by permission of C. B. Cochran), Lydia Sherwood , Sophie Wyss , and William Parsons. Music selected and arranged by Henry Reed. BBC Revue Chorus and augmented Revue Orchestra, conducted by Hyam Greenbaum. Programme written by Phillip Leaver. Produced by Tom Ronald
In France the First of January is the great day of family greetings and ceunion. This programme presents in words and music the true heart of the French people as it was and as it will be again.
Piano Sonata in B minor, played by Louis Kentner
Major-General R. J. Collins , C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O.
General R. J.
Impressions of the musical films of 1941, by Anne Lenner , Billie Baker , Gordon Little , Francis Russell , Donald Edge and Charles Groves at two pianos. BBC Theatre Chorus. BBC Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Reginald Burston. Programme arranged by Donald Edge and Reginald Burston
Address by the Rev. C. W. G. Taylor, D.D.
Another reading from John Buchan 's memoirs, ' Memory Hold-the-Door'
BBC Orchestra, conducted 31 Mansel Thomas