and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
London Symphony Orchestra, on gramophone records
Exercises for men: Coleman Smith
7.40 Exercises for women: May Brown
At the pianos, Andrew Bryson and Barbara Laing.
Movements from Bach's Brandenburg Concertos
Rev. T. Bloomer
F. H. Grisewood : ' It's Your Idea '
from a selection of records
Conductor, William Pethers, with Harry Porter (tenor)
on gramophone records
Suite No. 2 for two pianos (Rachmaninoff);
Waltz (Suite for Two Pianos : Arensky) : Vitya Vronsky and Victor Babin
from page 45 of ' New Every Morning ' and page 8 of ' Each Returning Day '. Alleluya, hearts to heaven ; Magnificat ; King of glory
Primo Scala 's Accordion Band, directed by Harry Bidgood
Today's Variety on records
Gramophone records of two eminent British artists
Prelude in G minor (Rachmaninoff) :
William Murdoch (piano)
Meditation (Thais : Massenet) :
Albert Sammons (violin).
-Violin Sonata in E minor Op. 82 (Elgar) :
Albert Sammons and William Murdoch
Lunch-time entertainment for factory-workers, from a factory somewhere in Britain
Conducted by Ian Whyte. Ruth Gipps (piano)
Conducted by Mr. H. C. Jarman
Mr. H. C.
Directed by Albert Sandler , with Yvette Darnac and Marcel de Haes
Reg. Pursglove and his Orchestra
Conducted by Julius Harrison
From the ' BBC at War ' Exhibition, City ' Art Gallery, Manchester -
Frank Swinnerton talks again on new and recent books .
Play specially written for broadcasting by Philip Blair. Produced by John Cheatle
(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 3-'Harvest Time'
followed by National and Regional announcements
Piano Trio in C played by Arthur Catterall (violin), Kathleen Moorhouse (cello), and Frank Merrick (piano)
John Green , Agricultural Officer at the BBC, discusses the improvement of livestock. Other items include Barbara Brew 's monthly talk to the Women's Land Army and ' Farm Record'
Programme celebrating April 29, 1802, on which day George III signified his commands that in consideration of very meritorious service the Marines should in "future be a Royal Corps. Written by Dr. Thomas Wood and Maurice Brown , with the Drummers, Silver Bugles, and Band of the Royal- Marines (Chatham Division), conducted by Lieutenant Thomas Francis , L.R.A.M., A.R.C.M. Produced by Maurice Brown
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
Admiral Sir William James , K.C.B., M.P., Chief of Naval Information
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
with the BBC Theatre Orchestra, the BBC Theatre Chorus, and Francis Russell (tenor). Conductor, Stanford Robinson
4 — ' David and Goliath ', written by Winston Clewes , and read by Richard Wessel