and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Conducted by Capt. 0. W. Geary. (Gramophone records)
Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
7.40 For women : May Brown
At the pianos, Andrew Bryson and Lena Blackman.
Rt. Rev. the Lord Bishop of Lichfield
Record programme of tunes and songs from the year 1940. Written and arranged by Roy Plomley
Conducted by Lieut. Thomas Francis , Director of Music, Royal Marines
Regimental March of the Royal Marines
at the organ of the Granada, Tooting
at the piano, with his Quintet
from page 97 of ' New Every Morning' and page 36 of ' Each Returning Day '. Come down, 0 love divine ; Psalm 15; When God of 'old came down
Dudley Hippodrome Orchestra : conductor, Harry Pell
Tunes that live- for ever, on records
Conductor, Guy Warrack
War-workers entertain their colleagues during the lunch, hour at a West of England factory. Presented by Hamilton Kennedy. (BBC recording)
' Bee-Keeping ' : a seasonable talk by Reginald Gamble and T. W. Wilbraham
Personal reminiscences of the Variety stage. Record programme presented by Reg. Holmes
Concert in aid of Prisoners of War. BBC Symphony Orchestra (leader, Paul Beard ), conducted by Sir Henry Wood , with Eva Turner (soprano) and Solomon (piano)
From the Royal Albert Hall, London
During the interval Lee Lian-Chye talks about the Chinese view of opera, with special reference to Puccini's ' Turandot'
The ever-changing moods of the English countryside, with music and songs on records. No. 11-' Bedford-shire', written by Denis Preston , and produced by Charles Maxwell and Frederick Piffard
Sgwrs gan Emlyn Evans.
(A talk in Welsh)
Play : ' Nicht-nocht-Naething ', by Ida Rowe
National andRegibnal announcements
Douglas Houghton discusses the many official forms and regulations with which everyone has to deal nowadays
A little play about an old singing master and a young Polish girl in Warsaw. Written by Natala Korel. Produced by Walter Rilla played by Shelagh Fraser
Maria sung by:
Maria played by:
by the Hon. Quintin Hogg , M.P.
Conducted by Flying Officer Martin Boundy
Brahms variations on a theme of Handel for piano
The- Brass Bottle'
Novel by F. Anstey , dramatised for broadcasting by Peggy Wells and the producer, Moultrie R. Kelsall
Other parts played by Jack Livesey , John Miller , and Jill Nyasa
Shortened form of Evensong
Charles Maxwell presents, with the aid of gramophone records, an all-star cabaret show, including Carroll Gibbons , Arthur Askey and Richard Murdoch , and ' Hutch', with dancing to Geraldo and his Orchestra
and his Concert Orchestra