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: NEWS

, and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: 'KING CHRISTIAN' SUITE

by Sibelius, played by the Royal Opera House Orchestra, Stockholm. (Gramophone records)

: ' UP IN THE MORNING EARLY'

Exercises for men : J. D. Elder
7.40 Exercises for women : May Brown
At the pianos, Andrew Bryson and Barbara Laing.

Contributors

Unknown: J. D. Elder
Unknown: May Brown
Pianos: Andrew Bryson
Pianos: Barbara Laing.

: TUNE FOR TODAY

Operatic preludes

: ' LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS ! '

Special Holy Week readings from the Gospels, by Felix Aylmer

Contributors

Unknown: Felix Aylmer

: NEWS

Programme Parade

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

'It's Your Idea', by F. H. Grise wood

Contributors

Unknown: F. H. Grise

: ' TAKE YOUR CHOICE'

from a selection of records

: BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Rae Jenkins. Victor Newbury (baritone)

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins.
Conductor: Victor Newbury

: REGINALD NEW

at the organ of the Regal, Beckenham

: HOLY WEEK READING

' The Glorious Cross '

: THE DAILY SERVICE

for Maundy Thursday
Love divine, all loves excelling ; Psalm 32 ;
May the grace of Christ our Saviour

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Sidney Davey and his Players

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney Davey

: TWO PIANOS

played by Tom Bromley and Mantle Childe

Contributors

Played By: Tom Bromley
Played By: Mantle Childe

: Band of the ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE

Conducted by Flying Officer Martin Boundy

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Boundy

: DVORAK

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.

Contributors

Conducted By: Julius Harrison.

: WORKERS' PLAYTIME

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

: VAN DAM

and his Orchestra-

: 'THE PERFECT MARRIAGE'

Comedy by Leonard White , produced-by Martyn C. Webster

Contributors

Comedy By: Leonard White
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster

: GENIUS IN HARNESS'

Gramophone programme of some of Mozart's commissioned works, arranged by Alec King

Contributors

Unknown: Alec King

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Frederic Hargraves and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Frederic Hargraves

: ' DANCE AND DUET '

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

Contributors

Soprano: Doris Gambell
Soprano: Ivan Mellodew
Directed By: Jack Hardy.
Produced By: Arthur Spencer.

: REGINALD FOORT

at the theatre organ

: TWO TALKS

' 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.

Contributors

Unknown: Alexander C. D. Small
Unknown: Edward Tristan Rogers
Unknown: Alexander Small
Unknown: E. T. Rogers

: MUSIC FOR DANCING

Victor Silvester and his Ballroom
Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Victor Silvester

: GWASANAETH COSBER

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

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Bore

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Good Wives by Louisa M. Alcott , adapted by Catherine Buckle. Produced by Nan Macdonald. Part 2-' Jo and Laurie '

Contributors

Unknown: Louisa M. Alcott
Adapted By: Catherine Buckle.
Duced By: Nan MacDonald.
Meg: Curigwen Lewis
Jo: Peggy Ryalls
Beth: Joyce Moore
Amy: Marjorie Jones
Mrs March: Doris Lytton
Laurie: David Markham
Mrs Laurence: Carleton Hobbs
Mrs Kirkie: Alison Bayley
Minnie: Geraldine Keyzey
Kitty: Olive Dehn
Professor Bhaer: Wilfred Pickles
John Brooke: Lewis Stringer
Demi: Olive Dthn

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: ' ETERNITY IN AN HOUR '

Recording of yesterday's broadcast

: FARMING TODAY

' 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'

Contributors

Talk By: G. E. Blackman

: MOZART

Symphony N'o. 40. in G minor
Romance from Serenade in G (Eine kleine
Nachtmusik)
Piano concerto in D minor
Overture : The Magic Flute played by the BBC Scottish Orchestra : conductor, Ian Whyte. Mary Grierson (piano)

Contributors

Conductor: Ian Whyte.
Piano: Mary Grierson

: TOMMY HANDLEY in 'ITMA'

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

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Sydney Keith
Unknown: Fred Yule
Unknown: Dino Galvani
Unknown: Horace Percival
Unknown: Dorothy Summers
Unknown: Vera Lennox
Unknown: Paula Green.
Script By: Ted Kavanagh.
Conducted By: Charles Shadwell.
Produced By: Francis Worsley

: WAR COMMENTARY

by Major Lewis Hastings , M.C.

Contributors

Unknown: Major Lewis Hastings

: ' MARCHING ON '

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 "

Contributors

Edited By: Robert Barr
Unknown: George Walter.
Duced By: John Glyn-Jones

: ' FOR THE ARMCHAIR DETECTIVE

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

Contributors

Presented By: Ernest Dudley.

: 'BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST'

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

Contributors

Unknown: Dennis Noble
Unknown: William Walton.
Introduced By: Walter Legge

: '" V" FOR VERSE'

7-Robert W. Service : reading from his works

: IVY BENSON

and her Girls Band, with the Four Star Girls

: MICHAELOFF

and his Mazurka Orchestra
(All arrangements by Mischa Michaeloff )

Contributors

Arrangements By: Mischa Michaeloff








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