and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Petite Suite de Concert played by the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Malcolm Sargent. (Gramophone records)
Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
7.40 Exercises for women : May Brown
At the pianos, Barbara Laing and Lena Blackman.
Rev. R. E. Fenn, Minister of the Free Church, Welwyn Garden City
Rev. R. E.
'Men in the Kitchen' : introduced by Freddy Grisewood
from a selection of records
Foden's Brass Ensemble, directed by Fred Mortimer
at the organ of the Paramount Odeon, Tottenham Court Road
Quick Variety by artists from the North-East. Graham Tennent; Peter Fielding and his Band, with Cyril Moore , Bill Hutchinson , and Hector Hall. Produced by John Ppl warth
from page 93 of 'New Every Morning and page 32 of ' Each Returning Day'. Paraphrase 22 ; Psalm 48 ; My God, my Father, make me strong
Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
played by Patrick Piggott
Today's Variety on records.
Lunch-time entertainment for factory-workers, from a factory somewhere in Britain
and his Orchestra, with Beryl Davis , Len Camber , Derek Roy , Doreen Villiers , Ruth Howard , and Johnny Green
Conductor, Guy Warrack
Conductor, David Aspinall
Faith Compton Mackenzie introduces records from her collection
Viola Garvin talks again about new and recent books
played by the Blech String Quartet
(Studio Service in Welsh). Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r Uyfr ' Bob Bore o Newydd '
'National Velvet ', by Enid Bagnold , adapted as a serial play by Muriel Levy , with Rosamond Barnes as Velvet and Enid Bagnold as Narrator. Produced by May Jenkin and John Keir Cross , Part 3—' The Race '
National and Regional announcements
George Blake surveys the pastimes and entertainments that Scottish holiday-makers are enjoying this summer. Illustrated by BBC recordings. Produced by Jack Lawton
The BBC presents Sir Henry Wood 's 49th season. Associate conductor,-Sir Adrian Boult. BBC Symphony Orchestra (leader, Paul Beard )
From the Royal Albert Hall , London
Sir Arnold Bax 's Symphony No. 7 received its world premiere with the New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult , at the World's Fair in 1939. It was specially written for this occasion and dedicated to The People of the United States of America '. The Symphony consists of three instead of the usual four movements : the first is typical of the composer's symphonic style, with its varied moods, chiefly of a turbulent character ; the second it lyrical and romantic ; and the third is noteworthy for being in variation form.
Christians meet to answer listeners* -questions
[Starring] Tommy Handley with Jack Train; and Sydney Keith, Fred Yule, Dino Galvani, Horace Percival, Bill Stephens, Dorothy Summers, Vera Lennox, Paula Green, Peter Akister, and the Jazz Ticulators. Script by Ted Kavanagh. BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Charles Shadwell. Produced by Francis Worsley
Weekly programme telling in dramatic form stories of courage and endurance, of humour and heroism, from the week's news. Edited by Gordon Boshell , with music under the direction of George Walter. Produced by Leonard Cottrell
Address by the Rev. N. C. Oatridge , Vicar of All Souls', Southport
Rev. N. C.
A Pre-Raphaelite tragi-comedy, written for broadcasting by Robert Gittings. Produced by Stephen Potter .
Characters include :
John Everett Millais:
Mrs Millais, his mother:
Mr Millais, his father:
William, his elder brother:
Pritchard, the family servant:
and his Band, with Marjorie Kingsley and Renee Lester
played by Shula Doniach