and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
and his Versatile Five, with Harry Porter (tenor)
for a programme of new gramophone records, presented by Christopher Stone
Interlude : records
Christ, whose glory fills the skies (A. and M. 7 ; S.P. 26 ; C.H. 261)
Jesu, lover of my soul (A. and M.
193 ; S.P. 542 ; C.H. 364)
Address by the Rev. Canon R. H. Roberts
Thou whose almighty word (A. and M. 360; S.P. 303 ; C.H. 364)
Organist, Algernon Osborne
Service conducted by the Rev. E. Harries Jones
Rev. Canon R. H.
Rev. E. Harries
Tomorrow is the anniversary of Smetana's birth in 1824. This great Czech composer's music is the subject of this talk.
Troise and his Banjoliers
Recording of last night's broadcast
(Religious Service in Welsh)
Gwasanaeth Aed grym efengyl Crist (407) (Ton,
Darllen, Salm 145, 1-13
Gweddi Arglwydd , arddel dy genhadon (417)
Pregeth : Y Parchedig D. Tecwyn
Evans Helaetha derfynau dy deymas (427)
Y Fendith Apostolaidd
(Cymerir yr emynau o Lyfr Emynau y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd a Wesleaidd)
Portuguese and Spanish music presented by the BBC Salon Orchestra, conductor, Leslie Bridgewater. Introduced by Fernando Pessa
Violin Sonata in E minor, Op. 82 played by Arthur Catterall (violin) and R. J. Forbes (piano)
How the aircraft of the R.A.F. land in adverse weather conditions. Commentators, Stewart MacPherson and Wynford Vaughan Thomas. From an aerodrome in Flying Training Command
' Beam approach ' is the R.A.F. term for the modern method of landing on a radio beam that has brought a new security to our airmen in fog and mist. In today's broadcast one observer is in the central control tower, the other flying with the pilot as the aircraft approaches the aerodrome for a blind landing.
Romantic story of the link between Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms, presented with gramophone records by Robert Lorenz
6-' Choosing hymns for Easter'. 1, Jesus Christ is risen today ; (a) Tune -Easter Hymn, (n) Tune-Llanfair. 2, Ye sons and daughters of the King ; Tune-0 Filii et Filiae. Presented by Dr. W. K. Stanton
Dr. W. K.
C. H. Middleton
Louis Kentner (piano) ; the Melsa String Quartet : Daniel Melsa (violin) ; Norman Chapple (violin) ; Leonard Rubens (viola) ; George Roth (cello) QUARTET QUARTET
From a concert hall in the Midlands
or ' Is Life Worth Living ? ' An exaggeration by Lennox Robinson. Arranged for broadcasting by the author, and produced by James Mageean
Inish is a small seaside town somewhere in Ireland, of not much importance except during the three summer months, when it is a point of attraction for people seeking sea-breezes and a holiday. It has only one hotel of any size - the Seaview Hotel -owned by Mr. John Twohig, the most important man in the town. It is in his sitting-room that the action of the comedy takes place.
Hector de la Mare:
1- ' The Nature of Worship ' : talk by the Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. the Lord Archbishop of York
This is the first of a series of talks which will deal with the relation of the forms of worship in the different churches today to the worship of the Early Church, the Middle Ages, and the Reformation.
Rhaglen i ddathlu Dydd Gwyl Dewi , o Tom Hughes Jones a'r dan ofal cyfarwyddo gan Sam Jones. (St. David's Day programme iti Welsh)
5.20 St. David's Day : songs in honour of the Saint, sung by the Nantyffyllon Children's Choir, and the Bala Penillion Quartet.
5.50 Children's Hour prayers
followed by interlude : records
'Re-building our Cities ' : talk by Sir Ernest Simon
After this war building will be the most important industry in the country and the need for thousands of new entrants will be pressing. During the critical time of reconstruction in the early '20s Sir Ernest Simon was Lord Mayor of Manchester, and first Chairman of its Housing Committee. This evening he discusses questions of rebuilding that lie ahead.
BBC Orchestra, conducted by Mansel Thomas. Margaret Rees (soprano)
by M. Zvegintsov. Produced by Malcolm Baker-Smith
Two hundred years ago Peter the Great founded his own city of St. Petersburg— the present-day Leningrad. The great Russian poet, Pushkin, who lived a century ago, told of the legend that when Peter's city is in danger his bronze statue will come to life and lead his countrymen against the invader.
This week's broadcast surveyed
Versicles and Responses Psalm 8
First Lesson : Genesis 28, w.
By precepts taught (A. and M. 85) Magnificat
Second Lesson : St. Mark 14, w.
Creed and Collects
When I survey the wondrous cross
(A. and M. 108; S.P. 133 ; C.H. 106)
Address by the Rev. Stephen Bedale ,
Jerusalem the golden (A. and M.
228; S.P. 198; C.H. 599)
Appeal on behalf of Residential and Educational Settlements by Henry Willink , M.C., K.C., M.P., Special Commissioner for the Homeless (London Region)
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed].
Watcyn Watcyns (baritone) and the BBC Northern Orchestra, conducted by Idris Lewis
Conducted by Harold Lowe
A connoisseur programme of Russian gramophone records, presented by Alan Bush
' Be ye followers of God ' — 2. Psalm 32; Ecclesiasticus 4, vv. 11-28; Holy Spirit, truth divine (A. and M. 672) ; Ephesians 5, v. I
played by Cyril Smith and Phyllis Sellick
Programme of restful melody, arranged and presented by Sandy Macpherson at the theatre organ