and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Messages from men in the Army at present in New Zealand to their relatives and friends in this country
Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
7.40 For women : May Brown
At the pianos, Andrew Bryson and Barbara Laing.
' It's Your Idea ', by Freddy Grise wood
from a selection of records
Conductor, Rae Jenkins. Owen Brannigan (baritone)
from page 45 of ' New Every Morning and page 8 of ' Each Returning Day '. Paraphrase 20 ; Psalm 145, vv. 1-13 ; Jesus shall reign
Eric Winstone and his Band
11.0 RHYTHM AND MELODY : 'The Whole Scale'
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. China. 'Chinese Overseas ' : Chinese as traders and workers in South-East Asia
11.40 ENGLISH FOR UNDER-NINES. ' Whippety Stourie ' : play based on a folk tale
Conducted by Leslie Heward
Lunch-time entertainment for factory workers, from a factory somewhere in Britain.
Talk by Marian Cutler
played by James Whitehead
played by the Little Orchestra, directed by Jack Hardy
Haydn's Serenade Handel 's
Largo Beethoven 's Waltzes Schubert's Serenade
Mendelssohn's Spring Song Grieg's Lyric Pieces
2.0 NATURE STUDY. ' At the Rookery ', by A. Scott Kennedy
2.15 Interval music
2.20 i YSGOLION CYMRU (For Welsh schools). ' Y Pentref ' : cyfres i blant dros naw mlwydd oed. 11—'Y Got'
2.40 SENIOR HISTORY. New Zealand. ' The Second Sarah' (born 1841) by Anna Ross
Billy Ternent and the Dance Orchestra
Play for broadcasting by Randall Swingler. Produced by Fred O'Donovan
The critic disarmed : talk about play-going by A. S. Wallace. (BBC recording)
(Studio Service in Welsh). Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r llyfr ' Bob Bore o Newydd '
' The Railway Children', by E. Nesbit , adapted by Audrey Lucas. Part 4
Short talk on the Airgraph Service, by Sydney R. Campion
Fuel Flash for housewives and National and Regional announcements
Items include Barbara Brew 's monthly talk to the Women's Land Army, and ' Farm Record '
Sound-picture recorded entirely aboard a tug during the actual docking of a large merchant ship in a Northern port. Commentary and production by Eric Jolly. Based on an idea suggested by George Budden , and presented by the BBC's Mobile-Recording Unit
Greek Independence Day
Gallant Allies who have escaped from occupied Europe hold a party at the Freedom Club to celebrate Greek Independence Day. Fellow-members of the Club who have reached this country from Poland, France, Belgium, Russia, Norway, Holland, Czecho-slovakia Yugoslavia, and Greece, sing their national songs and tell stories of their amazing wartime adventures. Host and hostess, Leo de Pokorny and Joan Clark. The Continental Orchestra, under the direction of Lionel Falkman. Devised and produced by C. F. Meehan
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
Major Lewis Hastings , M.C.
Written and produced by Louis MacNeice
March 25 is Greek Independence Day. In March 1821 the Greeks, who were then a s.ubject nation, hoisted at Patras the flag of revolt and freedom. Today their descendants, in the face of incredible hardships, are fighting again for freedom with all their traditional courage. This programme presents their sufferings and their achievements.
Conducted by Harold Lowe
Short story, written by L. A. G. Strong and read by the author.
L. A. G.
sung by Astra Desmond (contralto)
('The Skyrockets ')
Directed by Corporal Paul Fenoulhet (by permission of the Air Officer Commanding)