and summary'of today's programmes for the Forces
Records of Charles Trenet, French cabaret and recording star
Exercises for men: Coleman Smith
7.40 Exercises for women: May Brown
An anthology of favourites
' The Man in a Field Kitchen ' : Freddy Grisewood and an Army cook
Records taken at random from the rack
Conductor, Richard Crean , with Linda Parker (soprano)
Messages from R.A.F. personnel in Canada to their friends and relatives in Great Britain, specially recorded for this programme
R.A.F. men in Canada have an opportunity to reply to the greetings from home which have been reaching them each week in the special programmes for this purpose broadcast every Friday with the cooperation of the Air Ministry.
News commentary and interlude
from p. 113 of ' New Every Morning' and p. 60 of ' Each Returning Day'
Sidney Davey and his Players
11.0 THE MUSICAL TRAVELLER : The Traveller visits a composer's birth-place : Mr. Merryweather describes the cottage where Elgar was bom, and plays some of his music
11.20 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH : by Jean-Jacques Oberlin and Marie Touchard. ' Monsieur fait Ie menage '. Chanson : En passant par la Lorraine 11.40 SENIOR GEOGRAPHY : Making the Americas : Latin America. ' Oil-in Venezuela ', by A. J. Mee
Sonata No. 1, Op. 42 played by Berkeley Mason (organ)
Lunch-time entertainment for factory-workers, from a factory somewhere in Britain
2.0 NATURI! STUDY : 'Thunder and Lightning', by 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 : 1850-1942. Conquering time and space. ' The Short Cut to the Pacific : American scientists, Reed and Gorgas, make possible the building of the Panama Canal ' : by Kathleen Goldie
Billy Ternent and the Dance Orchestra
Programme of May music. BBC Chorus. BBC Orchestra, conducted by Leslie Woodgate. Bradbridge White (tenor)
BRADBRIDGE . WHITE, CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA
The Singing Friar (Songs of the Greenwood : words by Thomas Love Peacock): I Follow ; 2 The Bonny Forest Bramble ; 3 Though I be now a grey, grey friar ; 4 All on the fallen leaves so brown ; S The slender beech and sapling oak..........Le Fleming
Conductor, Charles Shadwell , with Reginald Mitchell
(Studio Service in Welsh). Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r llyfr Bob Bore o Newydd '
' Little Lord Fauntleroy ', by Frances Hodgson-Bumett , adapted for the microphone by Alice de Grey and Philip Wade. Part 1—' America '
National and Regional announcements
from Blackpool. Variety, with Donald Peers, Harold Berens, and Carlos Ames from the Palace Theatre. Excerpt from The Squire's Party', with Morris and Cowley and Johnson Clark from Feldman's Theatre
'Other people's business '. The vicar consults the Kennedys about a nasty bit of village gossip
Sonata in E minor, Op. 90 played by Louis Kentner (piano)
by Arthur Koestler. Produced by Cecil McGivem. Scene : A German concentration camp. Time : the last months before the war. Music : the Dachau Anthem, arranged and conducted by Georg Kneppler.
Arthur Koestler , because of his anti-Fascist convictions, spent the major part of the last years in the prisons and concentration camps of various European countries as Hitler's night gradually descended upon them. The programme is based on authentic records from German concentration camps.
Talk by P. J. Noel Baker , M.P., Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport
P. J. Noel
General editor, Robert Barr. Produced by John Glyn-Jones
Every week the news brings from a worldwide battle-front fresh stories of courage, endurance, humour, and heroism. These topical feature programmes re-tell them in radio form, dramatising the forward march of the peoples of the United Nations.
Address by the Rev. W. T. Elmslie
Rev. W. T.
Quartet in B flat (1941)
- (first broadcast performance) played by the Griller String Quartet
A reading of his poems on the anniversary of his birth. Presented by Stephen Potter