and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Ballet music on gramophone records
Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
7.40 Exercises for women :
At the pianos, Andrew Bryson and Barbara Laing.
Music by Gluck
' It's Your Idea ' : F. H. Grisewood
from a selection of records
Conductor, Rae Jenkins. Harold Bradbury (tenor) 0
News commentary and interlude
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
Ivy Benson and her Girls Band
(Plymouth Division) Conducted by Major F. J. Ricketts
Major F. J.
Lunch-time entertainment for factory-workers, from a factory somewhere in Britain.
Dramatic Overture; Husitska Legend No. 4. in C
Suite for Orchestra, Op. 39 played by the BBC Scottish Orchestra : conductor, Guy Warrack
The right song finds the right singer. Gramophone programme written and arranged by K. Chester Sherburne
Scottish Variety Orchestra : conductor, Ronnie Munro
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
Tales of the Mabinogi, retold by LI. Wyn Griffith. 3—' Pryderi'
Presented with gramophone records by Edwin Evans
(Studio Service in Welsh). Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r llyfr ' Bob Bore o Newydd '
' The Singing Princess ' : fairy tale from Scotland by Lucille Steven
followed by National and Regional announcements
Play by Mabel Constanduros and Howard Agg , produced by Hugh Stewart
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
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
by Squadron Leader John Strachey
Squadron Leader John
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.
Sidelight on detective fiction, with dramatised excerpts, presented by Ernest Dudley
String Quartet No. 2 played by the Zorian Quartet
Conductor, George Walter
Famous bands playing popular dance tunes on gramophone records