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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: MORNING STAR

Records of Larry Adler , wizard of the harmonica

Contributors

Unknown: Larry Adler

: Up in the Morning Early

Exercises for men : George Welton
7.40 Exercises for women : Doris Robertson

Contributors

Unknown: George Welton
Unknown: Doris Robertson

: Tune for Today

An anthology of favourites

: Lift Up Your Hearts!

Short morning prayers

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

A man in the kitchen

: ' TAKE YOUR CHOICE

Records taken at random from the rack

: VICTOR FLEMING ORCHESTRA

with Harry Porter (tenor)

Contributors

Tenor: Harry Porter

: BLACKHALL COLLIERY BAND

Conductor, Wilfred Dawson
Selection: Mirella Gounod Intermezzo Coleridge-Taylor Comet Duet : Sandy and Jock Sutton
(Duettists, G. Jacobs and J. Rummey )
American Selection : A Darkey's Dream-land Bidgood

Contributors

Conductor: Wilfred Dawson
Unknown: Jock Sutton
Unknown: G. Jacobs
Unknown: J. Rummey

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 17 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 12 of ' Each Returning Day'

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Scottish Variety Orchestra : conductor, Ronnie Munro

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Munro

: LESLIE BRIDGEWATER QUINTET

Suite of Spanish Dances

: 'TAKING STATELY MEASURES'

Dance music, presented with gramophone records by G. H. Phelps

Contributors

Unknown: G. H. Phelps

: 'ESSAYS IN ADVENTURE'

Today's contributor is Sinbad, whose stories of adventure are already known to many listeners

: ORGAN MUSIC

played by Malcolm Boyle .
From Chester Cathedral

Contributors

Played By: Malcolm Boyle

: Workers' Playtime

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

: 'CALLING ALL WOMEN

Talk by Edna Nixon

Contributors

Talk By: Edna Nixon

: SONGS BY WELSH COMPOSERS

Mary Allen (contralto), Francis Russell (tenor)

Contributors

Contralto: Mary Allen
Contralto: Francis Russell

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack Jackson and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Jackson

: TORQUAY MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Ernest W. Goss. Dorothea Aspinall (piano)

Contributors

Conductor: Ernest W. Goss.
Piano: Dorothea Aspinall

: THE FORTNIGHT'S FILMS

Dilys Powell

Contributors

Unknown: Dilys Powell

: BBC THEATRE ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Harold Lowe

Contributors

Conducted By: Harold Lowe

: GWASANAETH COSBER

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

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Bore

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Welcome Cottage '-2. Another visit to the pleasant cottage of Captain Merriman, to hear what is happening at the evacuees' club. The children are there as usual, and Captain Merriman has probably persuaded some of his friends to come along to help with the entertaining

: NEWS

National and Regional announcements

: RECORD STAR

Fred Astaire—' Top hat, white tie, and tails '

: HENRY HALL'S GUEST NIGHT

from the Hippodrome, Birmingham

: FARMING TODAY

' Feeding for Milk ' : talk by Dr. A. B. Fowler , Deputy Director of the Hannah Dairy Research Institute

Contributors

Talk By: Dr. A. B. Fowler

: WITH THE ARMSTRONGS AGAIN

Pat's news sets the Armstrongs discussing the subject of young mothers and the war effort

: GIUSEPPE TARTINI

(born April 8, 1692)
Sonata in G minor (The Devil's Trill), played by Ida Haendel (violin)
Yesterday, the 250th anniversary of Tartini's birth, was marked by the performance of one of his violin concertos by Max Rostal and the BBC Northern Orchestra. This evening Ida Haendel plays the most famous of his violin sonatas, said to have been composed after a dream in which the Devil, having entered into a compact to serve the composer, played him a marvellous solo on the violin.
[Home Service continued opposite

Contributors

Played By: Ida Haendel
Unknown: Max Rostal
Unknown: Ida Haendel

: The Pattern in the Tapestry

Play by Barbara Couper and Evadne Price. Produced by Howard Rose
Barbara Couper and Evadne Price are the authors of Tilly Loo, a radio play that, it's generally agreed, was one of the most successful of recent months. Now comes this play about a music-hall ventriloquist and his fortunes through two wars.

Contributors

Play By: Barbara Couper
Produced By: Howard Rose
Unknown: Barbara Couper
Hurried lady: Muriel Pratt
Porter: Ivor Barnard
Man: Cyril Gardiner
Wife: Shelagh Fraser
Hectic woman: Curigwen Lewis
Mart: Carleton Hobbs
Clerk: James Woodburn
Young man: Sydney Tafler
Ma Ruff: Sybil Arundale
Bill Hallam: John Bryning
Taxi-driver: Stanley Lathbury
Doctor: William Trent
Mary: Belle Chrystall
Blake: Ralph Truman
Baritone: Edgar Norfolk
Darrell Sym: Robert Marsden
Hearty man: Arthur Young
Officer: Cecil Trouncer
Manager: Robert Rendel
American: Abraham Sofaer
Typist: Olga Edwards

: WAR COMMENTARY

by Captain Cyril Falls

Contributors

Unknown: Captain Cyril Falls

: ' HERE TODAY-GONE TOMORROW

A few songs whose day is done, and a few whose day is just begun, sung by Violet Carson , Mervyn Saunders ,
Bettie Bucknelle , and the BBC Revue Chorus, and played by the augmented Dance Orchestra, conducted by Billy Ternent. Programme presented and introduced by Jimmy Dyrenforth

Contributors

Sung By: Violet Carson
Sung By: Mervyn Saunders
Unknown: Bettie Bucknelle
Unknown: Billy Ternent.
Introduced By: Jimmy Dyrenforth

: SHORT MID-WEEK SERVICE

Address by the Rev. Douglas Stewart

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Douglas Stewart

: 'COME SLEEP, O SLEEP'

Anthology selected by Ursula Wood , and presented by Stephen Potter

Contributors

Unknown: Ursula Wood
Presented By: Stephen Potter

: BBC ORCHESTRA

Conducted by' Clarence Raybould

Contributors

Conducted By: Clarence Raybould

: VAN STRATEN

and his Band








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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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