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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: Morning Star

Records of Pills et Tabet, French cabaret artists

: Up in the Morning Early

Exercises for men: George Welton

Contributors

Unknown: George Welton

: Tune for Today

An anthology of favourites

: Lift Up Your Hearts!

Short morning prayers

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

' It's your idea '

: MONDAY-MORNING MEDLEY

Mixed choice of records including * Blackbirds Medley ', played by Duke Ellington and his Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Duke Ellington

: THE LITTLE ORCHESTRA

Directed by Jack Hardy

Contributors

Directed By: Jack Hardy

: 'ESSAYS IN ADVENTURE

-11
Talk by John Coatman
As an officer of experience in campaigns on the North-West Frontier, political adviser on Indian affairs, scholar, and writer, John Coatman , now the BBC's Northern Director, has a rich background on which to draw for today's contribution to ' Essays in Adventure '.

Contributors

Talk By: John Coatman
Unknown: John Coatman

: MOLLY FORBES

at theatre organ

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 25 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 46 of Each Returning Day'

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Harry Fryer and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Fryer

: For The Schools

11.0 Singing Together by Herbert Wiseman
Widdicombe Fair (English song)
Tom's gone to Hilo (sea shanty)
When Johnny comes marching home
(Traditional song)
11.20 I YSGOLION CYMRU (For Welsh schools). Diwylli2nt Cymru, gan Dr. Iorwerth C. Peate. 5-' Dodrefn '
11.40 ENGLISH FOR UNDER-NINES 'The Lords of the Castles' : long narrative poem, based on Frances Browne 's story from ' Granny's Wonderful Chair'
12.0 THE FOUR GOSPELS 'The Kingship and Fatherhood of God ', by the Rev. Professor H. H. Farmer, Principal of Westminster College, Cambridge
Last term the series of talks on ' The Making and Content of the Bible ' dealt with the ways in which the Gospels came to be written. This term they are concerned with the message of the Gospels, and with the attempt to find out what was the original Christianity.

Contributors

Unknown: Frances Browne

: BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Guy Warrack

Contributors

Conductor: Guy Warrack

: NEWS

followed by a recording of last night's postscript

: SONGS OF FAURE

sung by Betty Bannerman (contralto) Lydia ; Chanson du pecheur (Lamento) j
Mandoline ; Clair de lune ; Aurore Le secret; Nell
FauriS is one of the acknowledged masters of modem French song. Fastidious, classical in the best sense, he makes little or no attempt in his accompaniments to illustrate the picturesque elements in the words. His methods are more subtle he seeks to give his music a melodic line that faithfully follows and illustrates the inner sentiment of the words. The result is such a close alliance between words and music that the latter at least can be said to have no separate existence.
Fauri's songs are typically French. especially m their economy of means.

Contributors

Sung By: Betty Bannerman

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

1.50 SCIENCE AND GARDENING : ' Vegetables through the centuries ' : B. A. Keen
2.10 Interval music
2.15 STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY: ' The Little Poor Man ', by Rhoda Power : story of St. Francis of Assisi and his friars
2.35 Interval music
2.40 SENIOR ENGLISH I : English for everyday use. Bill and Mary are elected to a committee and find out how it works : by Julia Goodey and Douglas R. Allan

Contributors

Unknown: Rhoda Power
Unknown: Julia Goodey
Unknown: Douglas R. Allan

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Harry Leader and his Band

: 'TANGANYIKA'

Talk by E. C. F. Bird

: BBC ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult. Frederick Grinke (violin)
Vaughan Williams 's ' The Lark Ascending ' was composed in 1914 but was not heard in public until after the last war. It is based on a poem by George Meredith describing how the soaring lark ' drops the silver chain of sound of many links, without a break
It begins with a beautiful cadenza which represents the soaring bird and ends with the unaccompanied violin rising as the lark Rises to the heights.

Contributors

Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult.
Violin: Frederick Grinke
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: George Meredith

: JACK CANNON

and his Band

: 'PERL YM MHEN LLYFFANT'

Stori radio gan Alwyn Thomas yn cael ei dweud gan Ednyfed Curig Davies. (Story in Welsh)

Contributors

Unknown: Alwyn Thomas
Unknown: Ednyfed Curig

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.20 ' The Forsaken Merman ', by Matthew Arnold , arranged for solo and choral verse-speaking by Hedley Goodall and W. E. Davis
5.45 The Zoo Man

Contributors

Unknown: Matthew Arnold
Unknown: Hedley Goodall
Unknown: W. E. Davis

: NEWS

National and Regional announcements

: ' MR. HARTINGTON DIED TOMORROW '

Serial specially written for broadcasting by Lewis Middleton Harvey , and produced by Val Gielgud. 1—' Mr. Hartington's siesta'

Contributors

Unknown: Lewis Middleton Harvey
Produced By: Val Gielgud.
Dallas Shale: James McKechnie
Campbell Mansfield: Laidman Browne
Charhe: G R Schjelderup
Julius Markham: Alexander Samer
Margaret Freeman: Grizelda Hervey
Doris Charleston: Tucker McGuire
Louis Cheyne: Malcolm Graeme
Mary Brampton: Olga Edwards
Gail Howard: Phyllis Calvert
Sam Livinsky: Ernest Sefton
Divisional-Inspector O'Hara: Harry Hutchinson
Peter London: Philip Cunningham
Sergeant Moore: Roy Emerton
A girl: Joan Miller

: BEETHOVEN

Sonata in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2 (The Moonlight Sonata) played by Lance Dossor (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Lance Dossor

: 'MAKING PLANS'

' Agricultural Planning ' : Sir John Russell , D.Sc., F.R.S., Director, Rothamsted Experimental Station; Joseph F. Duncan , Secretary, Scottish Farm Servants' Union

Contributors

Unknown: Sir John Russell
Unknown: Joseph F. Duncan

: 'SECRET MISSION 609'

(Sequel to ' Crooks' Tour'), by Frank Launder and Sidney Gilliat. Music by Kenneth Leslie-Smith . Produced by Vernon Harris. Part 1—' There goes the bridegroom !
Geraldo and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Launder
Unknown: Sidney Gilliat.
Music By: Kenneth Leslie-Smith
Produced By: Vernon Harris.
Charters: Basil Radford
Caldicott: Naunton Wayne
Ann: Patricia Leonard

: Romance in Rhythm

Geraldo and his Concert Orchestra, with Olive Groves, Dorothy Carless , the Singing Troubadour, Len Camber, and the Geraldo Chorus. Presented by Douglas Lawrance

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy Carless
Unknown: Len Camber
Unknown: Geraldo Chorus.
Unknown: Douglas Lawrance

: BRAHMS

Symphony No. 2, in D played by the BBC Orchestra, conducted by Basil Cameron

Contributors

Unknown: Basil Cameron

: FISHING CIRCLES'

Radio version of the stage play by Gordon Llewellyn Collyer. Produced by Hugh Stewart
The action takes place in the St. Qlaf's Rest Room near the port of Warblesea, somewhere on the English coast

Contributors

Play By: Gordon Llewellyn Collyer.
Duced By: Hugh Stewart
Bess Nevison: Sybil Arundale
Evan Davies: Ivor Barnard
Rev Singleton: Stanley Lathbury
Corporal Fred Kahn: Abraham Sofaer
Richard Anders: Alec Clunes
Susan Weatherley: Sarah Erskine
Rex Parker: Valentine Dyall
Patrick Weatherley: Carl Bernard
Joe Nevison: Arthur Young

: SOUTH AMERICAN MUSIC

played by the BBC Military Band. Conductor P. S. G. O'Donnell

Contributors

Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell

: HENRY HALL

and his Orchestra








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