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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: TCHAIKOVSKY

Ballet music on gramophone records

: ' UP IN THE MORNING EARLY'

Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
7.40 Exercises for women :
Audrey Nicol
At the pianos, Andrew Bryson and Barbara Laing.

Contributors

Unknown: Coleman Smith
Unknown: Audrey Nicol
Pianos: Andrew Bryson
Pianos: Barbara Laing.

: Tune for Today

Music by Gluck

Contributors

Music By: Gluck

: Lift Up Your Hearts!

Short morning prayers

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

' It's Your Idea ' : F. H. Grisewood

Contributors

Unknown: F. H. Grisewood

: ' TAKE YOUR CHOICE

from a selection of records

: BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Rae Jenkins. Harold Bradbury (tenor) 0

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins.
Tenor: Harold Bradbury

: SANDY MACPHERSON

at the theatre organ

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: The Daily Service

from page 93 of ' New Every Morning' and page 32 of ' Each Returning Day '. All hail the power of Jesu's name ; Psalm 100 ; Paraphrase 22

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ivy Benson and her Girls Band

: ALBERT SANDLER TRIO

with Olive Groves

: Band of H.M. ROYAL MARINES

(Plymouth Division) Conducted by Major F. J. Ricketts

Contributors

Conducted By: Major F. J. Ricketts

: HENRY HALL

and his Orchestra

: Workers' Playtime

Lunch-time entertainment for factory-workers, from a factory somewhere in Britain.

: DVORAK

Dramatic Overture; Husitska Legend No. 4. in C
Suite for Orchestra, Op. 39 played by the BBC Scottish Orchestra : conductor, Guy Warrack

Contributors

Conductor: Guy Warrack

: VAN DA-M

and his Orchestra

: ' I SING TO YOU '

The right song finds the right singer. Gramophone programme written and arranged by K. Chester Sherburne

Contributors

Arranged By: K. Chester Sherburne

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Scottish Variety Orchestra : conductor, Ronnie Munro

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Munro

: BBC ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Clarence Raybould

Contributors

Conducted By: Clarence Raybould

: REGINALD PORTER-BROWN

at the .theatre organ

: ' A WELSH SAGA '

Tales of the Mabinogi, retold by LI. Wyn Griffith. 3—' Pryderi'

Contributors

Unknown: Wyn Griffith.

: ' BYRON IN MUSIC

Presented with gramophone records by Edwin Evans

Contributors

Unknown: Edwin Evans

: GWASANAETH COSBER

(Studio Service in Welsh). Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r llyfr ' Bob Bore o Newydd '

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Bore

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' The Singing Princess ' : fairy tale from Scotland by Lucille Steven

Contributors

Unknown: Lucille Steven

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: ' THE THREE YEAR PLAN

Play by Mabel Constanduros and Howard Agg , produced by Hugh Stewart

Contributors

Play By: Mabel Constanduros
Play By: Howard Agg
Produced By: Hugh Stewart
David Warwick: Ivan Brandt
Angela Warwick: Grizelda Hervey
Mary Kate: Curigwen Lewis
Guy Linton: Lewis Stringer
Paul Lansdown: Heron Carvic
Ruth Carter: Joan Garol
Waiter: Glen Farmer
Porter: Arthur Ridley
Steward: Charles Maunsell

: 'RANSOM IS AS RANSOM DOES'

An improbable tale of the Mexican sierras, with George Melachrino as W. C. Fields ; Michael Moore as Edward Everett Horton , and Doris Nichols , Marjorie Westbury , Joe Lee , and Ivan Brandt. Story .written and produced by Max Kester. Music by Eric Spear , played by the BBC Variety Orchestra : conducted by Charles Shadwell

Contributors

Unknown: George Melachrino
Unknown: Michael Moore
Unknown: Edward Everett Horton
Unknown: Doris Nichols
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Joe Lee
Unknown: Ivan Brandt.
Produced By: Max Kester.
Music By: Eric Spear
Conducted By: Charles Shadwell

: 'COLISEUM'

First part of a historical sketch of the life of the Coliseum Theatre, by P. L. Mannock. Music arranged by Mark H. Lubbock. Producer! by Stephen Thomas , with Mark Hambourg , Norah Blaney , Horace Percival , Gordon McLeod , Joan Tribe , Clifford Buckton , Patric Curwen , Renee de Vaux , Donald Ferguson , Alison Reid , Jimmy Rossell-Evans , and Elisabeth Welch. BBC Theatre Chorus. BBC Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Mark H. Lubbock

Contributors

Unknown: P. L. Mannock.
Arranged By: Mark H. Lubbock.
Unknown: Stephen Thomas
Unknown: Mark Hambourg
Unknown: Norah Blaney
Unknown: Horace Percival
Unknown: Gordon McLeod
Unknown: Joan Tribe
Unknown: Clifford Buckton
Unknown: Patric Curwen
Unknown: Renee de Vaux
Unknown: Donald Ferguson
Unknown: Alison Reid
Unknown: Jimmy Rossell-Evans
Unknown: Elisabeth Welch.
Conducted By: Mark H. Lubbock

: WAR COMMENTARY

by Squadron Leader John Strachey

Contributors

Unknown: Squadron Leader John Strachey

: EXPERIENCE TEACHES'

Eric Portman as Engineer-Commander Teesdale, and Hugh Burden as Commander Wirral-Brown, in a play by Gilbert Hackforth-Jones , produced by Leonard Cottrell. Other parts played by Deryck Guyler ,
Sydney Tafler , Preston Lockwood , Robert Rendel , Richard Williams , and Richard Grey. Music specially composed by John Greenwood , and played by the BBC Northern Orchestra, under the direction of Gideon Fagan
This, the second radio play by the writer of naval short stories. Gilbert Hackforth -Jones, tells the story of a young officer's first command. On taking over a destroyer at short notice he identifies his Chief Engineer, a middle-aged reservist, as the man who gave him a sound thrashing as a small boy for stealing apples. The new Captain's first trip is beset with difficulties, 'and the older man's anxiety to help the youngster without his knowledge provides some tense and moving scenes.

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Portman
Unknown: Hugh Burden
Play By: Gilbert Hackforth-Jones
Produced By: Leonard Cottrell.
Played By: Deryck Guyler
Played By: Sydney Tafler
Unknown: Preston Lockwood
Unknown: Robert Rendel
Unknown: Richard Williams
Unknown: Richard Grey.
Composed By: John Greenwood
Unknown: Gideon Fagan
Unknown: Gilbert Hackforth

: ' FOR THE ARMCHAIR DETECTIVE'

Sidelight on detective fiction, with dramatised excerpts, presented by Ernest Dudley

Contributors

Presented By: Ernest Dudley

: MICHAEL TIPPETT

String Quartet No. 2 played by the Zorian Quartet

: ORCHESTRE RAYMONDE

Conductor, George Walter

Contributors

Conductor: George Walter

: DANCING TIME'

Famous bands playing popular dance tunes on gramophone records








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