and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Exercises for men : Coleman Smith
Exercises for women : May Brown
At the pianos, Lena Blackman and Andrew Bryson.
Gramophone, records of some of his instrumental pieces and songs
'Cooking for Christmas : Christmas Cake ', by Helen Burke
Popular songs and dance music, on gramophone records
Suite for small orchestra : The Birds played by the Brussels Royal Conservatoire Orchestra, conducted by Desire Dufauw . (Gramophone records)
Introductory music Prayer
0 God of Jacob (A. and M. 512 ; S.P.
596; C.H. 562, omitting v. 5: Tune, Martyrdom)
Prayers: The Prayer for Today ; the Lord's Prayer
Soldiers of the Cross, arise (A: and M.
588, omitting v. 2; S.P. 642 ; C.H. 341, omitting v. 2: Tune, Crucis milites)
(For Welsh schools). Cwrs y byd : cyfres i blant dros 12 oed
from page 5 of 'New Every Morning' and page 22 of ' Each Returning Day '. My God, how wonderful- thou art ; Psalm 96 ; O God of truth
Ida Haendel (violin), on gramophone records
' The arrival of the baby, and after ' : talk by a woman surgeon
11.0 MUSIC AND MOVEMENT FOR
JUNIORS : Arm Driver
11.20 WHEN WE START WORK : ' What shall we do with our leisure ? ' : 2 — ' Doing Things with Others ', by Marjorie Pollard
11.40 TALKS FOR SIXTH FORMS : ' What is Good Radio ? ' (i), by E. A. F. Harding
E. A. F.
Green fields of England ; The sky is full of clouds ; The Christening ; Disobedience ; The Mirror ; The Call
BBC Singers, conducted by G. Thalben-Ball
Recording of part of last night's broadcast
ENSA concert for war-workers from a factory canteen. Jack Leon and his Orchestra, with Gloria and Alan Kane. Guest artist, ' Hutch ' (Leslie Hutchinson )
Conducted by Julius Harrison
2.0 TRAVEL TALKS. Other people's jobs. ' Rubber for Tyres ' : a rubber plantation in Ceylon, by C. N. Aytoun
2.15 Interval music
2.20 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH, by Jean-Jacques Oberlin : La musique de Saint-Saens
2.40 SENIOR ENGLISH I. ' Oliver Twist ', by Charles Dickens , adapted as a serial by Rhoda Power. .. (Part 3)
Billy Ternent and the Dance Orchestra
from Hillside Convent College, Famborough. Address by the Rev. John Murray , S.J.
with Ashmore Birch
Conducted by Mansel Thomas
Sgwrs gan Moelwyn Hughes , K.C., A.S. (Talk in Welsh)
' The Box of Delights', by John Masefield , adapted as a serial play by Robert Holland and John Keir Cross. Produced by John Keir Cross. Part 4-' Maria's Adventure '
National and Regional announcements, followed by Scottish News summary
' Housewives and their Savings ' : S. V. Pollock and Alice Hooper Beck give their views on this controversial subject
' Women's Wartime Problems ', by Mary Ferguson
Conductor, Guy Warrack
10-' Science and Ship-Design ' : ralk by J. L. Kent , Superintendent of the William Froude Laboratory
in 'Just Sydney'. With Betty Warren ; and Fred Yule , Bill Stephens , Vera Lennox , Philip Wade. BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Mansel Thomas. Script by Tommy Thompson. Produced by Francis Worsley.
Written by D. G. Bridson and Gerald Noxon. (Rebroadcast from recording of the original production by D. G. Bridson in Canada)
The story of the construction of the Alaska International Highway is an epic of our time. American troops and Canadian workmen drove the Highway for 1,600 miles through the forests' mountain swamps of North-West Canada to the Pacific Coast of Alaska.
Clarinet Sonata played by Frederick Thurston and Harriet Cohen
Second of three broadcasts telling the story of Britain's record in the air. Written by Nigel Tangye and Cecil McGivern. Music under the direction of George Walter. ' Achievement ' : the dramatic expansion of the R.A.F. and the British aircraft industry under the stress of total warfare. Produced by Cecil McGivern
Gordon Whelan introduces records from his collection
sung by Ceinwen Rowlands (soprano)
The Kiss ; Parting ; Far Away ; The
Blacksmith ; To an Aeolian Harp
(All these songs, which are from Op. 19, are translated by Fox Strangways )
The next recital in this series will be on Monday, December 13, at 11.0 p.m., when the singer will be Jan van der Gucht.
van Der Gucht.
Three new poems by Stephen Spender , spoken by David Lloyd -James
and his Strict Tempo Ballroom Orchestra, and his Astoria Swingsters. Guest, Betty Kent. Host, Richard North. From the Astoria Ballroom, Leeds