and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Conducted by Capt. 0. W. Geary. (Gramophone records)
. Exercises for men : George Welton
7.40 Exercises for women : May Brown
At the pianos, Barbara Laing and Mollie Davie
An anthology of favourites
J. S. Braithwaite
' A Cook from Hull' : Mrs. Johnson
Mixed choice of records. The high spot is Mussorgsky's Pictures from an Exhibition, including Bydlo, Promenade, and Ballet of the Chickens, played by the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leopold Stokowski
Talk about Edinburgh amusements in the 1900s, by John W. Oliver , D.Litt.
News commentary and interlude
from page 33 of ' New Every Morning *, and page 50 of ' Each Returning Day I heard an Infant weeping ; Psalm 3 ; The race that long in darkness pined
Jack Simpson and his Sextet
Moura Lympany (piano) and Joy McArden (soprano)
Easy, breezy tunes on gramophone
Conducted by Gideon Fagan
ENSA concert for war-workers from a factory canteen. Mantovani and his Orchestra with Alan Kane. Guest artists, Cheerful Charlie Chester and Margaret Downey
followed by a recording of last night's postscript
played by the BBC Military Band : conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell
P. S. G.
Tunes from the Great White Way, on gramophone records
An excerpt presented by Tom Arnold. From the Empire Theatre, Liverpool and
Spottem and Grabbem:
Spottem and Grabbem:
The Fairy Godmother:
Nat Allen and his Band
Talk on South Wales, by Idris Davies
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
Description of a recent voyage by peace-time and amateur yachtsmen to deliver a small boat for the Admiralty. Written and devised by John Gray. Presented by the Recorded Programmes Department
Darlleniad o gerddi newydd gan rai o'n prif feirdd. Y gyfres o dan ofal, T. Rowland Hughes. (Poetry reading in Welsh)
5.20 Story : ' The Admiralty Cat', by Nourah Waterhouse
5.40 ' Copying Nature ' : series of programmes by William Aspden , showing how man has modelled his inventions on the pattern set by Nature. 1-' Aviation '
National and Regional announcements, and Scottish News summary
Seated one day at the organ ' : Dr. Thalben-Ball
Serial play in six episodes, adapted by Hugh Stewart , from the novel by I. A. R. Wylie. Episode 2—' In Full Cry ! ' .
I. A. R.
answering ' Any Questions ? ' set by the BBC Brains Trust. Question-Master, Donald McCullough. Producer, Howard Thomas. Six listeners meet under exactly the same conditions as the Brains Trust and try their luck with questions. Taking part are a soldier, a business man, a housewife, an entertainer, a factory-worker, a Service girl. (Specially recorded)
with Joyce Grenfell , Gordon Little ; ' Meet Dr. Morelle', by Ernest Dudley , with Dennis Arundell as the mysterious Doctor ; ' Puzzle Corner'; ' Inquisition '—a slightly uncomfortable, few minutes for some famous people from all walks of life, introduced by C. Denier Warren as ' The Grand Inquisitor ' and presented by Leonard Urry ; ' Musical Alphabet', and the BBC Variety Orchestra, con- ducted by Charles Shadweil. Produced by Harry S. Pepper and Ronald Waldman
Talk by Mary Ferguson
reading poems chosen by themselves.
As the result of the second series of auditions, at which sixty poetry-readers of no previous microphone experience were tested, five voices were chosen to read for you tonight.
and his Band, with Harry Davis ; featuring Diane, Bobby Young , Alan Dean , Terry Devon , and Eddie Palmer with his novachord
Conducted by Harold Lowe , with Gordon Clinton (baritone)
Poems by Alexander Blok. Selected and presented by Edward Sackville -West
these gramophone records
Gordon String Quartet : Quartet in A minor (7. Alden Carpenter )
Pro Arte String Quartet : Interludium in modo antico. (No. 3 of Five Novellettes, Op. 15 : Glazunov)
Taffanel Society of Wind Instruments, with Lucien Wurmser (piano) : Gavotte (Sextet for wind instruments and piano r Thuille)