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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: Band of H.M. IRISH GUARDS

Conducted by Lieut. G. H. Will cocks, on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Lieut. G. H. Will

: UP IN THE MORNING EARLY

Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
7.40 Exercises for women : Doris Robertson

Contributors

Unknown: Coleman Smith
Unknown: Doris Robertson

: TUNE FOR TODAY

An anthology of favourites

: ' LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS 1

Short morning prayers

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

' The Dish of the Week'

: MONDAY-MORNING MEDLEY

Mixed choice of records. The high spot is ' Daybreak at a Surrey Farm '

: CHARLES ERNESCO

and his Sextet, with Alfred Hepworth

Contributors

Unknown: Alfred Hepworth

: ' STRANGE WILLS '

T. Hutton tells of the strange ways in which some people have framed their wills

Contributors

Unknown: T. Hutton

: MOLLY FORBES

at the organ of the Warner, Leicester Square

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: -THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 57 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 18 of ' Each Returning Day'

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson

: Band of H.M. WELSH GUARDS

Conducted by Lieutenant T. S. Chandler , Director of Music, Welsh Guards

Contributors

Conducted By: Lieutenant T. S. Chandler

: CHEERFUL SONGS

sung by the BBC Chorus : conductor, Leslie Woodgate

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Woodgate

: DANCE MUSIC

by the N.F.S. Regionaires, conducted by Vernon Adcock

Contributors

Conducted By: Vernon Adcock

: BREAK FOR MUSIC

ENSA concert for war-workers. Arthur Salisbury and his Orchestra, with Renee Barr and Johnny Green. Guest artists, Rawicz and Landauer

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Salisbury
Unknown: Renee Barr
Unknown: Johnny Green.

: NEWS

followed by a recording of last night's postscript

: 'DAYS COME BY'

Seventh of a series of gramophone programmes presented by Basil Maine

Contributors

Presented By: Basil Maine

: BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Gideon Fagan. Olive Zorian (violin)
One of the most outstanding of the younger violinists — she is only twenty-six — Olive Zorian started to learn the violin at the age of five. From the Quaker school in the North of England where she was educated, she won two music scholarships and studied both at the Royal Manchester College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music. When at the R.A.M. she won every possible prize for solo violin, including the gold-mounted bow which is awarded each year to the leader of the Academy orchestra.
Olive Zorian made her debut in the 1940 Prom season. Since the war she has been working all over the country with C.E.M.A. She has just formed her own quartet, the other members of which are Marjorie Layers, Winifred Copperwheat , and Norina Semino , and will give her first broadcast with it on Friday.

Contributors

Conducted By: Gideon Fagan.
Violin: Olive Zorian
Unknown: Olive Zorian
Unknown: Winifred Copperwheat
Unknown: Norina Semino

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Primo Scala 's Accordion Band, directed by Harry Bidgood

Contributors

Unknown: Primo Scala
Directed By: Harry Bidgood

: BUXTON SPA ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Kneale Kelly
From the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton

Contributors

Conductor: Kneale Kelly

: CHARLES VILLIERS STANFORD

Clarinet Sonata in F, Op. 129 played by Pauline Juler (clarinet) and Howard Ferguson (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Pauline Juler
Piano: Howard Ferguson

: MUSIC AND COMEDY'

with the Revue Chorus and BBC Revue Orchestra, conducted by Mansel Thomas

Contributors

Conducted By: Mansel Thomas

: 'YRALLTUD'

Stori radio gan W. Islwyn Williams. Yn cael ei dweud gan Clydach. (Story in Welsh)

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.20 Mary Lake and Michael Mullinar, in a programme of folk-songs and piano music
5.45 The Zoo Man

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Lake
Unknown: Michael Mul

: NEWS

National and Regional announcements, followed by Scottish News summary

: DEBUSSY

Images, Book I : Reflets dans l'eau (Reflections in the Water) ; Hommage a Rameau ; Mouvement
Estampes : La soiree dans Grenade
(Evening in Granada) ; Jardins sous la pluie (Gardens in the Rain) played by Kathleen Long (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Kathleen Long

: 'RUMOUR FLINGS A PARTY'

Play by Andrew Soutar , produced by John Cheatle , with Finlay Currie as ' Jolly '
This is an anti-rumour play, showing how the life of a man wrongly suspected of crime is made miserable through caUous gossip in a small village

Contributors

Play By: Andrew Soutar
Produced By: John Cheatle
Unknown: Finlay Currie

: SCOTTISH PORTRAITS

' John Paul Jones ' : talk by Ian Finlay
Smuggler, slaver, pirate, buccaneer, admiral, founder of the United States Navy, Paul Jones is today most generally known only as a vague character after whom, for some obscure reason, a dance has been called. John Paul of Kircudbright in Scotland was far from a vague character. At an early age he was forced to run away to sea owing to his having been mixed up with a smuggling gang and being in danger from the ' Redcoats '. Born a nobody, he worked his way up through a life of gay adventure to a position which found him the friend of Lafayette and Louis XVI, comrade of Benjamin Franklin, and the first sailor of the U.S. Navy.

Contributors

Unknown: John Paul Jones
Talk By: Ian Finlay

: 'MONDAY NIGHT AT EIGHT'

with Lyle Evans , Anne Lenner ; ' Meet Doctor Morelle', by Ernest Dudley — presenting the secret memories of perhaps the strangest personality in the annals of criminal investigation, with Dennis Arundell as the mysterious Doctor ; Jacques Brown as ' Nikolus Ridikoulos ' ; ' Puzzle Comer'; Radio Rendezvous ', a weekly meeting of factory workers and famous personalities arranged by Leonard Urry ; ' Musical Alphabet ' ; Dance Orchestra conducted by Billy Tement. Produced by Harry S. Pepper and Ronald Waldman

Contributors

Unknown: Lyle Evans
Unknown: Anne Lenner
Unknown: Dennis Arundell
Unknown: Jacques Brown
Unknown: Nikolus Ridikoulos
Arranged By: Leonard Urry
Unknown: Billy Tement.
Produced By: Harry S. Pepper
Produced By: Ronald Waldman

: NEWS

: THE 'SAN DEMETRIO'

Dramatic reconstruction by P. H. Burton. Produced by T. Rowland Hughes.
On November 5, 1940, the oil-tanker San Demetrio, sailing in the famous Jervis Bay Convoy, was hit and set on fire. After two days in an open boat, sixteen of her crew re-boarded the burning tanker, managed to put out the fires, and without compass, map, or chart, accomplished the almost impossible feat of bringing her safely to a British port.

Contributors

Unknown: P. H. Burton.
Produced By: T. Rowland

: Strings of the BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Ian Whyte
Tchaikovsky's Serenade for string orchestra, written in October 1880, at about the same time as the ' 1812 ' Overture, was one of his own favourite works. It was one of the two he chose to conduct for his London debut on March 22, 1888.
The bustling, clear-cut first movement, the beautiful elegy, and the haunting waltz are certainly among his most delightful inspirations. Both the melody of the slow introduction to the finale and the first theme of the finale proper are Russian folk songs, the first another Volga boatmen's song, the second a merry dance song.

Contributors

Conductor: Ian Whyte

: News In Gaelic

: MAURICE WINNICK

and his Band

: 'AND SO TO BED

Reading of prose or poetry selected by a guest to the microphone. Produced by Edward Sackville-West

Contributors

Duced By: Edward Sackville-West

: 'AND SO TO MUSIC'

-Fourth gramophone programme based on the life of Samuel Pepys. Devised by Ronald Hilbome and read by Valentine Dyall
In which Mr. Pepys abandons his Great Diary, loses Mrs. Pepys, begins his reconstruction of the Navy, has musicians for servants, and is committed to the Tower, where he consoles himself with playing on his flute.

Contributors

Unknown: Samuel Pepys.
Unknown: Ronald Hilbome
Read By: Valentine Dyall

: : NEWS









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