and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
7.40 Exercises for women : Doris Robertson
At the pianos, Andrew Bryson and Barbara Laing.
' A Cook from Dundee': Mrs. A. McLean
Mixed choice of records. The high-spot is Stravinsky's ' Baiser de la Fée', played by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Antal Dorati
and his Music, with Jack Cooper.
Talk by Edith Harry
from page 37 of ' New Every Morning * and page 14 of ' Each Returning Day '. 0 happy band of pilgrims ; Psalm 4 ; Where- high the heavenly temple stands
Ernest Lcggett and the Continentals
11.0 SINGING TOGETHER
The Battle Hymn of the Republic (American Song)
Rosa (Flemish song)
Drummer Boy (French song)
11.20 FOR UNDER-SEVENS : Let's join in-the Easter Hare story
11.40 SCIENCE AND GARDENING : ' Greens all the year round', by H. Alan Peacock *
12.0 THE MAKING AND CONTENT OF THE BIBLE : Term 6-The Later New Testament Period : ' Trie History and Literature of the Period ', by the Rev. H. F. D. Sparkes of Durham University
Rev. H. F. D.
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
followed by a recording of last night's postscript
1.50 FOR RURAL SCHOOLS (SCOTLAND). 'The Tweed Mill', by George and Ann Scott Moncrieff : a visit to Cardoch tweed mill
2.10 Interval music
2.15 STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. ' Godfrey of Bouillon ', by Elizabeth Rowley : a story of the first Crusade
2.35 Interval music
2.40 ORCHESTRAL CONCERT SERIES.
' Solo and Accompaniment': illustrated talk by Herbert Howells
Billy Tement and the Dance Orchestra
Conductor, Guy Warrack
These programmes bring before you month by month the changing facets of the rural scene. Countrymen and women come to the microphone to speak about their lives and work.
Folk songs and tunes of Northern England, played by the Little Orchestra, directed by Jack Hardy , with Violet Carson (soprano). Produced by Arthur Spencer. From the ' BBC at War ' Exhibition, City *Art Gallery, Manchester
Stori-radio gan Joseph Jenkins , yn cael ei dweud gan Tom Jones. (Welsh radio story)
5.20 Story for the youngest listeners: ' Tammy Troot goes to School', by Lavinia Derwent , read by W. H. D. Joss
5.45 Indoor team-game in which two schools (girls v. boys) compete
' Music at Random', by Helen Henschel : ' Mozart, the Man who made the Music '
W. H. D.
National and Regional announcements and Scottish News summary
Conductor, Harry Mortimer
Taken from the novel by Anthony Trollope , by H. Oldfield Box. Produced by Howard Rose. Episode 4
Mrs Eleanor Bold:
Rev Septimus Harding:
3—' Hinduism ' : talk by Dr. Hari Prasad Sastri and Sir Frederick Whyte. Dr. Sastri is a distinguished Hindu scholar and a teacher of Hindu philosophy in London
Dr. Hari Prasad
A tribute to the soldiers of England The setting of this programme is Tunisia. The time is-St. George's Day, 1943. The characters are four men in the Eighth Army waiting for zero hour-St. George against the Dragon. We know a good deal about the dragon-what we are fighting against ; the object of this programme is to show what we are fighting for. The four soldiers reveal the traditional but still developing virtues and values of England.
or 'Monday at Mulligan's'
[Starring] Jimmy O'Dea
Revue Chorus and the BBC Revue Orchestra, conducted by Mansel Thomas.
Shamus the Shanaghie:
Ceilidhe Band Leader:
Talk by Mary 'Ferguson
Dramatic opera with words by John Dryden, adapted in the form of a narration with dialogue by Clifford Bax. Musical score selected and arranged by Julian Herbage. Produced by Stephen Potter
Noel Eadie (soprano); Bradbridge White (counter-tenor); Jan van der Gucht (tenor); Norman Lumsden (bass); BBC Chorus. Berkeley Mason (harpsichord). BBC Orchestra, conducted by Julian Herbage
Jan van Der
Arthur, King of Britain:
Oswald, King of the Saxons:
Merlin, an Enchanter:
Philidel, an airy spirit:
Emmeline, a blind British princess:
Weekly sidelight on detective fiction, with dramatised excerpts, presented by Ernest Dudley k
Poems by Thomas Hood.
Trio in G played by Jean Pougnet (violin), Frederick Riddle (viola), and Anthony Pini .(cello)