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Listings

: PRAYERS

for Good Friday

: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: HANDEL'S ' MESSIAH '

Excerpts on 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: 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

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

' Try Something New ', by a Czech housewife

: 'SONG AND DANCE'

Popular dance music and songs on gramophone records

: JAMES BELL

at the organ of the Qdeon, Leicester Square

: PIANO MUSIC

played by Olive Bloom

Contributors

Played By: Olive Bloom

: BRITISH LIGHT MUSIC

played by George Steele and his Birmingham Hippodrome- Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: George Steele

: HOLY WEEK READING

'The Glorious Cross'

: GOOD FRIDAY MORNING SERVICE

Litany (Tallis Five-Part)
It is a thing most wonderful (E.H. 597 ;
C.H. 436)
Ante Communion (Merbecke)
Commandments Collects
Epistle : Hebrews lO vv. 1-25
0 sacred head, sore wounded (S.P. 128 ;
C.H. 107)
Gospel: St. John 19, vv. 1.30 Creed
The Intercession
My song is love unknown (S.P. 127) Collect Blessing

: MUSIC BY PROKOFIEV

On gramophone records
Symphony in D (Classical) Op. 25 : The
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dimitri Mitropoulos
Ballet Suite, Le Pas d'Acier : London
Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Albert Coates

Contributors

Unknown: Dimitri Mitropoulos
Conducted By: Albert Coates

: 'EVERGREENS'

Tunes that live for ever, on records

: BACH

Music for two pianos, played by Cyril Smith and Phyllis Sellick

Contributors

Played By: Cyril Smith
Played By: Phyllis Sellick

: BREAK FOR MUSIC

ENSA concert for war-workers from a factory canteen. Band of the South Staffordshire Regiment, under the direction of Bandmaster M. E. Thatcher (by permission of the Officer Commanding). Guest attists, Michael Howard (by arrangement with the Windmill Theatre), and Catja Eric

Contributors

Unknown: M. E. Thatcher
Unknown: Michael Howard
Unknown: Catja Eric

: ' OVER THE BORDER '—3

Week-end notes for women gardeners by Anna Scarlett and Elizabeth Cowell

Contributors

Unknown: Anna Scarlett
Unknown: Elizabeth Cowell

: BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Ian Whyte
Symphony No. 83, in G minor (The Hen)
Haydn Suite of Ancient Airs and Dances Respighi

Contributors

Conductor: Ian Whyte
Unknown: Haydn Suite

: ONE-HOUR SERVICE

Conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury

: Elgar 'THE DREAM OF GERONTIUS'

Words by Cardinal Newman
Janet Howe (mezzo-soprano) ; Parry Jones (tenor) ; Dennis Noble (baritone). Luton Choral Society (conductor, Arthur E. Davies ). BBC Chorus. BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Henry J. Wood
3.0 Part I
3.42 p.m. (app.) Interval
3.55 Part 2

Contributors

Unknown: Cardinal Newman
Mezzo-Soprano: Janet Howe
Mezzo-Soprano: Parry Jones
Tenor: Dennis Noble
Unknown: Arthur E. Davies
Conducted By: Sir Henry J. Wood
Gerontius: Parry Jones
The Priest: Dennis Noble
Assistants: Chorus
The Soul of Gerontius: Parry Jones
Angel: Janet Howe
Angel of the Agony: Dennis Noble
Demons, Angelicals, and Souls: Chorus

: ' NEGES GWENER Y GROGLITH'

Ymddiddan gan y Gwir Barchedig Esgob Llanelwy. (Welsh talk for Good Friday)

Contributors

Unknown: Gwir Barchedig
Unknown: Esgob Llanelwy.

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Letter from America ', by Olive Shapley
5.30 'On a Far Green Hill' : programme of verse and music for Good Friday, chosen by Geoffrey Dearmer. Readers : Hedley Goodall , Cherry Cottrell , Mary Harley. Singers : Trevor Dorey and George Walsh. Incidental music composed and played by Gwenn Knight

Contributors

Unknown: Olive Shapley
Readers: Geoffrey Dearmer.
Readers: Hedley Goodall
Readers: Cherry Cottrell
Singers: Mary Harley.
Singers: Trevor Dorey
Singers: George Walsh.
Played By: Gwenn Knight

: NEWS

National and Regional announcements and Scottish News summary

: 'THE CELESTIAL GARDENER'

Talk by F. H. Grisewood

Contributors

Talk By: F. H. Grisewood

: ' TODAY IN ULSTER '

Fortnightly talks for Northern Ireland listeners on some of the problems and conditions of living in war-time

: ' ENTER THREE WITCHES

Part 6 of a radio version, written by Henrik Ege , of the novel by D. L. Murray. Music composed and selected by Mark H. Lubbock. Orchestra conducted by Percival Mackey. Produced by Reginald Smith
Principal characters in order of speaking
Period : 1895

Contributors

Written By: Henrik Ege
Novel By: D. L. Murray.
Unknown: Mark H. Lubbock.
Conducted By: Percival MacKey.
Alf Davenant: Dick Francis
Sir Julius Davenant: Frederick Burtwell
Call-Boy: Anthony Puddick
Hollins: Beatrice Varley
Violet Marchmont: Joan Young
Francis Ingram: Francis James
Wimbleton: Ian Sadler
Riccardi: Edwin Ellis
Mr Verity: Peter Cozens
Charles Lachmann: C Denier Warren
Sam Rubens: Hugh Miller
Simeon Rubena: John Slater
Daniel Rubens: Carleton Hobbt

: Band of H.M. SCOTS GUARDS

Conducted by Captain S. Rhodes , Director of Music, Scots Guards

Contributors

Conducted By: Captain S. Rhodes
Music: Scots Guards

: ' MON PAYS ET PARIS'

A simple play about France, as she. was, and will be again, when Vichy France and Hitler's France are only memories. Written ..by Veronica Sibthorp. Music arranged by George Walter. Produted by Walter Rilla

Contributors

Written By: Veronica Sibthorp.
Arranged By: George Walter.
Unknown: Walter Rilla

: BRAHMS

Violin Sonata in G, Op. 78 played by Eda Kersey (violin) and Kathleen Long (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Eda Kersey
Piano: Kathleen Long

: 'THE MAN BORN TO BE KING'

' The King of Sorrows ' : eleventh of a play sequence on the life of Our Lord, specially written for broadcasting by Dorothy L. Sayers. Produced by Val Gielgud.

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy L. Sayers.
Produced By: Val Gielgud.

: ORCHESTRE RAYMONDE

Conductor, George Walter

Contributors

Conductor: George Walter

: News in Gaelic

and postscript

: And So To Bed

II Penseroso by Milton. Presented by Edward Sackville-West.

Contributors

Presented by: Edward Sackville-West

: ENGLISH SONGS—

sung by Betty Bannerman (mezzo-soprano) and Alfred Hepworth (tenor)

Contributors

Sung By: Betty Bannerman
Sung By: Alfred Hepworth

: CHARLES ERNESCO

and his Sextet








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