, and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
by Sibelius, played by the Royal Opera House Orchestra, Stockholm. (Gramophone records)
Exercises for men : J. D. Elder
7.40 Exercises for women : May Brown
At the pianos, Andrew Bryson and Barbara Laing.
Special Holy Week readings from the Gospels, by Felix Aylmer
'It's Your Idea', by F. H. Grise wood
from a selection of records
Conductor, Rae Jenkins. Victor Newbury (baritone)
at the organ of the Regal, Beckenham
for Maundy Thursday
Love divine, all loves excelling ; Psalm 32 ;
May the grace of Christ our Saviour
Sidney Davey and his Players
played by Tom Bromley and Mantle Childe
Conducted by Flying Officer Martin Boundy
Serenade for Strings played by the BBC Northern Orchestra, conducted by Julius Harrison. From the ' BBC at War ' Exhibition, City Art Gallery, Manchester Dvorak's Serenade in E for strings is an early work. written in 1875 when the composer was a poor musician playing in the orchestra of the National Theatre in Prague, conducted by Smetana, and giving lessons to supplement his income. The Serenade is in five movements, which include a waltz, a lively scherzo, and a brilliant finale of a Slavonic character.
Lunch-time entertainment for factory-workers, from a factory somewhere in Britain.
Comedy by Leonard White , produced-by Martyn C. Webster
Gramophone programme of some of Mozart's commissioned works, arranged by Alec King
Frederic Hargraves and his Band
with Doris Gambell (soprano), Ivan Mellodew (baritone), and the Little Orchestra, directed by Jack Hardy. Produced by Arthur Spencer. From the ' BBC at War ' Exhibition, City Art Gallery, Manchester
' Highland Bus ', by Alexander C. D. Small , .
' I lived in Britain's loneliest island' : memories of Tristan da Cunha, by Edward Tristan Rogers
Both these short talks deal with life lived in lonely parts of the world. Alexander Small , who has already broadcast many times on such outdoor subjects as hiking, camping, climbing, and so on, is a lover of the wide-open spaces, and lives in a remote part of the Scottish Highlands where the arrival of the bus is the event of the day.
In Tristan da Cunha it is the arrival of a ship once a year that is the event to which the inhabitants of.that lonely island look forward as their greatest interest and excitement. E. T. Rogers was born in Tristan da Cunha, where his father was missionary and Governor for many' years.
Alexander C. D.
Victor Silvester and his Ballroom
(Studio Service in Welsh). Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r llyfr ' Bob Bore o Newydd '
' Good Wives by Louisa M. Alcott , adapted by Catherine Buckle. Produced by Nan Macdonald. Part 2-' Jo and Laurie '
followed by National and Regional announcements
Recording of yesterday's broadcast
' Management - of Grazings :' talk
.by Colonel W. R. Peel, well-known authority on this subject. Other items include a talk by G. E. Blackman on ' The Spraying of Weeds ', and ' Farm Record'
Symphony N'o. 40. in G minor
Romance from Serenade in G (Eine kleine
Piano concerto in D minor
Overture : The Magic Flute played by the BBC Scottish Orchestra : conductor, Ian Whyte. Mary Grierson (piano)
with Jack Train ; and Sydney Keith , Fred Yule , Dino Galvani , Horace Percival , Dorothy Summers , Vera Lennox , and Paula Green. Script by Ted Kavanagh. BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Produced by Francis Worsley
by Major Lewis Hastings , M.C.
Weekly programme telling in dramatic form stories of courage and endurance, of humour, and heroism from the week's news. Edited by Robert Barr , with music under the direction of George Walter. Produced by John Glyn-Jones "
Sidelight on detective fiction, with dramatised excerpts, presented by Ernest Dudley.
on gramophone records. The Huddersfield Choir, Dennis Noble (baritone), Brass Bands and the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by the composer, William Walton. Programme introduced by Walter Legge
7-Robert W. Service : reading from his works
and her Girls Band, with the Four Star Girls
and his Mazurka Orchestra
(All arrangements by Mischa Michaeloff )