and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Records of Connie Boswell
Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
7.40 Exercises for women : Audrey Nicol
An anthology of favourites
Directed by Sidney Crooke —' From Stage and Screen '
Jackie Hunter and Sid' Bright
Sidney Bright , who is Geraldo's twin brother, is an old hand Jit the microphone in this country. His opposite number is a comparative newcomer.
Bright is one of the most accomplished dance-band pianists of the day. Jackie Hunter came across the Atlantic to London to look for a job in 1935. Within a very few days he was introduced to Jack Jackson with whom he worked for six years. He was recently one of the pillars of the Askey-Desmond series ' Big Time '. which served to introduce him to a wide circle of radio friends.
Topical magazine programme
News commentary and interlude
from p. 25 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 46 of ' Each Returning Day '
Sidney Davey and his Players
11.0 MUSIC AND MOVEMENT FOR JLTNIORS : Ann Driver. ' Thirds '
11.2.0 CURRENT AFFAIRS
11.40 HOW THINGS BEGAN: 'Stars and Science '. Tom and Polly go to the museum library, and Mr. Gray tells them more about the ancient East, and how men began to observe and deduce
Conducted by Warwick Braithwaite
Lunch-time concert presented to their fellow workers by members of the staff of an armament works somewhere in the North. Arranged and presented by Victor Smythe
played by E. H. Emery
From St. ComgalVs Parish Church,
Bangor, County Down
1.50 MUSIC MAKING : 'Landmarks'. Charles Hooper and a group of children
2.10 Interval music
2.15 GENERAL SCIENCE : Notes and noises. ' More Ways of making Sounds ', by Joseph Lauwerys
2.35 Interval music
2.40 JUNIOR ENGLISH : Serial play, based on the legends of 'Robin Hood '—Part 1
Phil Green and his Band
Six families of British children now in Durban exchange greetings with their parents in Edinburgh, Carlisle, Birmingham, Portsmouth, and London. Programme arranged in collaboration with the South African Broadcasting Corporation
Fairy music presented with gramophone records by Eva Martin
with Pat Hyde , Suzette Tarri , Norman Evans , Billy Scott-Coomber and his Singing Grenadiers, and Billy Bennett. BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Compere, Norman Wooland. Presented by John Sharman. (Recording of fast Sunday's broadcast)
Sgwrs gan y Parch. W. Margam Jones. (Talk in Welsh)
5.20 ' Scarlet Coats and Golden Epaulettes '. Play by Peter Holt about a boy who ran away to be a soldier at the time of the Napoleonic Wars. Cast includes John Morris , Carleton Hobbs , Norman Kendall , Charles Mason , Stanley Lathbury , and Phyllis Smale
5.55 Children's Hour prayers
National and Regional announcements
A national magazine, introduced by Frank Gillard
as Bill Snibson (the famous character created for him in ' Twenty To One ' and ' Me and My Girl' by L. Arthur Rose) in the second episode of ' Snibson's Choice ', with Marjery' Wyn as his girl Polly. Music specially written, by Noel Gay , and played by Mantovani and his Orchestra. Story written by Cyril Campion and Max Kester.
3-' What of the future ? ' : talk by the Rev. A. C. Craig , D.D., Secretary of the Commission of the Churches on International Friendship and Social Responsibility
Rev. A. C.
Under the auspices of Allied Governments. Organised by the Royal Philharmonic Society. Fifth concert: London Philharmonic Orchestra (leader, Reginald Morley ) and the Polish Army Choir, conducted by Basil Cameron
From the Royal Albert Hall, London
When the Polish Army was re-formed in this country, after Poland came under German occupation, there was a surplus of officers in many of the camps, and at one of them the officers decided to form themselves into a choir. They started with twenty to thirty singers under their conductor George Kolaczkowski , who was Music Director of the broadcasting station at Lwow, but they now number over fifty. Their first concert was given in August
.1940 and since then they have sung at over 300 concerts all over Great Britain and have collected more tftan £ 10.000 for distribution to Bfitish and Polish charities.
Their repertoire does not consist entirely of Polish songs ; as a compliment to Scotland they have learned many Scottish songs, such as Loch Lomond
'Annie Laurie ', ', and ' Duncan Gray
An eminent Irish author of the present on the great Irish writer of the 18th century. Produced by John Cheatle
Led by Albert Sandier , with Eugenie Safonova
Cuirm anns an cluinnear air clair orain, iomraidhean is sgeulachdan as gach aird. (Songs and stories in Gaelic)
Miniature farcical comedy by Mabel Constanduros and Howard Agg. Produced by Lance Sieveking
Place : Mrs. Wiffin's House at Goring-on-Thames. Time : 1935
Reading of prose or poetry selected by Val Gielgud. Presented by Edward Sackville-West
and his Sextet, with Alfred Hepworth