and summary of today's programme for the Forces
Records of the Three Peters Sisters, dusky singers in harmony
Exercises for men : George Welton
7.40 Exercises for women : May Brown
An anthology of favourites
Records taken at random from the rack
at the organ of the Granada, Harrow Your Requests :
News commentary and interlude
from p. 73 of ' New Every Morning' and p. 64 of ' Each Returning Day '
Debroy Somers and his Band
11.0 THE MUSICAL TRAVELLER : ' The Traveller broadcasts to schools' : Mr. Huckaback talks to schools, answers their questions, and plays music that he and they have enjoyed
11.20 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH : by Jean-Jacques Oberlin. L'histoire de la Marseillaise '
11.40 SENIOR GEOGRAPHY : Making the Americas : The United States. ' California : developing an aircraft industry among the orange groves ', by W. W. Nixon
by British composers, played by T. W. North
Lunch-time entertainment for factory-workers, from a factory somewhere in Britain
Talk by Dorothy Crisp
2.0 NATURE STUDY: 'Your Questions Answered' by J. M. Cowan , Scott Kennedy , and A. J. Mee
2.15 Interval music
2.20 PHYSICAL TRAINING (for use in classrooms) : by Edith Dowling
2.35 Interval music
2.40 SENIOR HISTORY : 1800-1875 : ' The Chartists fight for a new world ' by Phyllis Bentley. The story of Lovett O'Connor and the People's Charter (1837-48)
Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult. Concert given before a school audience. Introduced by Alec Robertson
in ' This, That, and the Other i a tea-time trifle written by Rhoderick Walker , with music by various composers. Cast includes Bettie Bucknelle , Michael Lynd , and Horace Percival. BBC Revue Chorus, and BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Produced by Tom Ronald
(Studio Service in Welsh). Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r llyfr ' Bob Bore o Newydd '
Story for the youngest listener, read by W. H. D. Joss. 'Ship Ahoy ! ' : music of the sea played by the BBC Military Band (conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell ). Sea shanties, sung by Ian Smith , Matthew Nisbet , and Andrew Hill
W. H. D.
P. S. G.
National and Regional announcements
'Any Questions ? '-' Spring Cultivations ' : Professor Scott and W. S. Mansfield are joined by a leading arable farmer and a farm bailiff Question-Master, F. H. Grisewood
Variety from the Palace Theatre, Newcastle-on-Tyne
' Spring in the Air'. Margery's descriptions of what the spring really means to country people get the Armstrong family talking ' Back to the land'
(by arrangement with Paramount Pictures Ltd.). Radio version of the new full-length Fleischer Cartoon, with songs by Hoagy Carmichael and Frank Loesser.
Insects : Hoppity, Money Bee,
C. Bagley Beetle , Swat the Fly, Smack the Mosquito, Mr. Bumble, Mrs. Ladybird, Ambrose and Murgatroyd (her children), Buzz the Bee Scout, and many others
Humans : Dick, Mary, postman, policeman, motorists, builders, and passers-by Revue Chorus and BBC Revue
Orchestra, conducted by Mansel Thomas. Radio score supervised by Wally Wallond. Radio adaptation and production by Gordon Crier
Play by Alfred Budd. Produced by Howard Rose '
The scene is a remote country house -the time is midnight
Sir George Crossfield:
by Captain Cyril Falls
String Quartet in D minor : Death and the Maiden (Op. posth.) played by the Blech String Quartet : Harry Blech (violin) ; Max Salpeter (violin) ; Keith Cummings (viola) ; William Pleeth (cello)
Address by the Rev. W. J. Smith
Rev. W. J.
Gramophone records presented by Frederick Allen
6— ' Eothen ' : Kinglake meets Lady Hester Stanhope in the desert. Reading by Collin Brooks
and his Orchestra, with Dorothy Cartess , Len Camber , George Evans , Derek Roy , Three Boys and a Girl, and the Singing Troubadour