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: NEWS

and summary of today's programme for the Forces

: 'THE DAILY DOZEN'

Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
Exercises for women : May Brown
At the pianos, Barbara Laing and Andrew Bryson.

Contributors

Unknown: Coleman Smith
Unknown: May Brown
Pianos: Barbara Laing
Pianos: Andrew Bryson.

: This Week's Composer

GRIEG
Gramophone records of his Piano Concerto

: Lift Up Your Hearts!

Short morning prayers

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

' Freddy Grisewood Speaking '

: ' TAKE YOUR CHOICE

from a selection of records

: BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Rae Jenkins , with Ethel Williams (soprano)

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Soprano: Ethel Williams

: REGINALD NEW

at the organ of the Regal, Marble Arch

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from page 45 of ' New Every Morning ' and page 8 of 'Each Returning Day'. City of God. how broad and far outspread thy walls sublime ; Psalm 145, vv. 1-13 ; Jesus shall reign

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack Simpson and his Sextet

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Percy Young , D.Mus. Five-line stave
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. New developments in the British Empire. 5-' The Alaskan Highway '
11.40 ENGLISH FOR UNDER-NINES. ' The Happy Prince ', by Oscar Wilde , arranged- for broadcasting by Julia Goodey

Contributors

Unknown: Percy Young
Unknown: Oscar Wilde
Broadcasting By: Julia Goodey

: Workers' Playtime

Lunch-time entertainment for factory-workers, from a factory somewhere in Britain.

: 'JAZZ VERSUS JAZZ'

Swing music on trial. The summing up is done by Ray Sonin , with the aid of gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Ray Sonin

: AT HOME TODAY'

Topical magazine programme

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

2.0 NATURE STUDY. ' What animals see ', by Philip Eggleton
2.15 I YSGOLION CYMRU. (For Welsh schools). Hanes Cymru. ' Cyfres i blant tua 12 oed. 5-Oes y Seintiau, gan A. H. Williams. Ystyr ' Sant'. Cristnogion cynnar. Dewi. Sefydlu eglwysi. Cwymp yr Eglwys Geltaidd
2.35 ENGLISH HISTORY II. ' The Changing World '. The printed word rescues the books of the past and circulates new ideas. Some problems of the early printers

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Eggleton
Unknown: Hanes Cymru.
Unknown: A. H. Williams.
Unknown: Dewi. Sefydlu

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Stephane Grappelly and his Sextet

: Torquay Municipal Orchestra

(Leader, Camille J. Bogaert); conductor, Ernest Goss, Ruth Naylor (soprano)
From the Pavilion, Torquay

Contributors

Musicians: Torquay Municipal Orchestra
Leader: Camille J. Bogaert
Conductor: Ernest Goss
Soprano: Ruth Naylor

: 'NEW BOOKS IN SCOTLAND'

Talk by Edwin Muir

Contributors

Talk By: Edwin Muir

: 'BROADWAY MELODIES'

Tunes from the Great White Way, on gramophone records

: Gwasanaeth Gosber

(Studio Service in Welsh). Cymerir y Gweddiau o'r llyfr Bob Bore o Newydd '

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Bore

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.20 'The Tale of the Magician', another revival from the famous Toy-town series by S. G. Hulme-Beaman , in which the Mayor and the Magician are somewhat disastrously involve'd
5.50 Letter from America

Contributors

Unknown: S. G. Hulme-Beaman

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: -uLSTER'S HALF-HOUR

Monthly series reflecting the life and character of Northern Ireland, introduced by Fraser Mayne and produced by James Mageean. Programme includes items by the Queen's Island Male Voice Choir, Belfast : conductor, John Vine , F.R.C.O.

Contributors

Introduced By: Fraser Mayne
Produced By: James Mageean.
Conductor: John Vine

: FARMING TODAY

The principal talk tonight is on ' Planning to Save Labour', by Dr. H. I. Moore of Leeds University, at present attached to the West Riding of Yorkshire War Agricultural Committee

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. H. I. Moore

: DEBUSSY

Violin Sonata played by Eda Kersey (violin) and Kathleen Long (piano)
Debussy's Sonata for violin and piano, the third of a projected set of six sonatas for various instruments, was written in the winter of 1916-17, when the composer was suffering from an incurable disease. III as he was, Debussy played the piano part in the first performance in Paris (May 1917), with Gaston Poulet as the violinist. Debussy himself wrote of this sonata as ' one of those countless little intimate tragedies, that overwhelm you without making any more noise Than a rose shedding its petals, leaving the rest of the world at peace '.

Contributors

Played By: Eda Kersey
Piano: Kathleen Long

: ' TO START YOU TALKING'

on ' Problems for us to tackle in our time '. No. 4—' Being properly fed '. Enough food and the right kind of food as well is needed if we are to stamp out the deficiency diseases, such as rickets, that make for avoidable inequality of physique. How far will plenty of food available at controlled prices solve the problem ? What about making ourselves eat what is good for us ? An interchange of views and experience among young people, with Professor J. C. Drum mond (author of ' The Englishman's Food ') as guest expert, and Douglas Allan in the chair

Contributors

Unknown: Professor J. C. Drum
Unknown: Douglas Allan

: 'THE KEEPING OF THE SEAS'

by Robert Barr. Produced by John Glyn Jones. Story of the ships and men of the Royal Navy and the Merchant Navy who, with their Allies, during four long years have ensured the freedom of the seas, replenished stores,. carried armies and supplies to the fighting zones, and "shaped the pattern of victory

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Barr.
Produced By: John Glyn Jones.

: Appointment With Fear: 7: The Devil's Saint

Weekly half-hour of mystery and suspense, written by John Dickson Carr, and produced by Val Gielgud and Martyn C. Webster.

No. 7: "The Devil's Saint".

Contributors

Written By: John Dickson Carr
Produced By: Val Gielgud
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Ileane: Marjorie Westbury
Ned Whiteford: Billie Milton
Kohary: Abraham Sofaer
Dr Saulomon: Lester Mudditt
Madame Fley: Courtney Hope
Cab driver: Lee Fox
Storyteller: Valentine Dyall

: SHORT MID-WEEK SERVICE

Address by the Rev. C. V. Taylor , of the BBC's Religious Broadcasting Department

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. C. V. Taylor

: BBC THEATRE ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Conductor: Stanford Robinson

: 'TWICE-TOLD TALES'

' The Guy in the Next Bed ', written by Winston Clewes , and read by Stanley Maxted.

Contributors

Written By: Winston Clewes
Read By: Stanley Maxted.

: GEORGE ELRICK

and his Band, with Joy Conway and Connie O'Neil

Contributors

Unknown: Joy Conway
Unknown: Connie O'Neil








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