and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
7.40 Exercises for women : May Brown
At the pianos, Andrew Bryson and Barbara Laing
A cook from the N.A.A.F.I.
Mixed choice of records. The high spot is Ravel's ' Mother Goose' Suite, played by the Columbia Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra
Talk by K. W. Blackburne , formerly a District Officer and now Colonial Secretary, the Gambia
from page 61 of "New Every Morning" and page 38 of "Each Returning Day". To Christ, the Prince of peace; Psalm 16; Help us to help each other, O Lord
11.0 SINGING TOGETHER, by Herbert Wiseman
English songs : * Bobby Shafto
Bonny at mom
Madam, I will buy
11.15 Interval music
11.20 FOR UNDER-SEVENS : Let's join in —' The Pancake Story'
11.40 SCIENCE AND GARDENING. ' Seed Sowing by H. Alan Peacock
12.0 THE MAKING AND CONTENT OF THE BIBLE. The life and letters of St. Paul : ' The Letter to the Philippians by the Rev. Canon F. A. Cockin, Canon of St. Paul's
Conductor, Guy Warrack
followed by a recording of last night's postscript
Gramophone programme, devised by Ronald Hilborne and dedicated to those who like picking out a tune on the piano with one finger
1.50 FOR RURAL SCHOOLS (Scotland). ' The Sheep Farm', by George and Ann Scott Moncrieff
2.10 Interval music
2.15 STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY : ' Mohammed by Rhoda Power. The story of the Kaaba, and of Mohammed's flight from Mecca to Medina
2.35 Interval music
2.40 OPERATIC CONCERT FOR SCHOOLS. Violet Carson (soprano), Doris Gambell (soprano), BBC Northern Orchestra, conducted -by Ronald Biggs. Programme presented by Ronald Biggs
Four excerpts from Hansel and Gretel :
Overture ; Duct, Brother, come and dance with me ; Witch's Song, So hop, hop. hop ; Duet, When at night I go to sleep......" Humperdinck
Three excerpts from Carmen : Prelude ;
Intermezzo ; Gypsy Song, The zithers tinkled music sweet Bizet
These programmes bring before you month by month the changing facets of the rural scene. Countrymen and women come to the microphone to speak about their lives and work
and his Orchestra, with Doreen Stephens , Helen Ward , Stanley Fraser , and Kenny Noble
Conducted by Harold Lowe
Ivor Moreton and Dave Kaye. Presented by Richard North
Stori radio gan G. E. Breeze yn cael ei dweud gan Tom Jones. (Welsh radio story)
5.20 Story : 'Bruno, the Brown
-Owl', by Phyllis Kelway
'Music at Random', by Helen Henschel
5.45 Megan Lloyd George , M.P. : ' The House at Westminster'
This is the first of a series of talks for Children's Hour listeners, in which Miss Lloyd George tells a few facts about' possible future responsibilities, in the hope that it may help young listeners to understand something of Parliament and its workings. If politics are mentioned, the lighter side will be kept uppermost, so de not expect anything dull or uninteresting.
National and Regional announcements and Scottish News summary
Conducted by Reginald Redman
A story of London's Theatreland, today and yesterday, by Lewis Middleton Harvey. Music by Kenneth Pakeman. Produced by Martyn C. Webster. 5-' The Audition'
First of two discussions on work. Speakers : E. G. Savage, C.B., Education Officer, London County Council, formerly Chief Inspector (Technical), Board of Education, Dr. A. P. M. Fleming , Director and Manager of the Research and Education Department, Metropolitan-Vickers, F. C. Hooper , until recently a managing director with many years experience of staff management. They will try to get at the facts of technical education on which proposals for the future can be based, proposals which will be the subject of next Monday's discussion.
Dr. A. P. M.
with Adele Dixon; Maye and Keane; 'Meet Doctor Morelle' by Ernest Dudley, with Dennis Arundell; Robb Wilton in 'A Matter of Form', by Dick Pepper;' 'Puzzle Corner'; 'Inquisition', introduced by C. Denier Warren as 'The Grand Inquisitor' and presented by Leonard Urry; 'Year by Year'; the BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Produced by Harry S. Pepper and Ronald Waldman
Talk by Mary Ferguson
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
A sidelight on detective fiction, with dramatised excerpts, presented by Ernest Dudley
A district nurse speaks in a dramatised account of her own life. Programme written and produced by Jenifer Wayne
and his Music, with Jack Cooper
Three songs from Tennyson's The Princess. Selected and presented by Edward SackvilIe-West.
and the Dance Orchestra, with Paula Green , Sid Buckman , and Ken Beaumont