and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Messages recently recorded by members of the Services in East Africa for their relatives and friends in this country
Creswell Colliery Band : conductor, Harold Moss
from Holy Trinity, St. Marylebone, conducted by Prebendary George F. Saywell
Hark, the glad sound I (S.P. 62 ; C.H. 40) Prayers •Psalm
Lesson : St. John 1, vv. 1-19 Benedictus Prayers
0 little town ot Bethlehem (S.P. 79;
Christ is the world's true light (S.P. 60) Blessing
Organist, William J. Tubbs
sung by Betty Bannerman (contralto) Chansons de Venise Mandoline ; En sourdine ; Green ; C'est l'extase
John Blore and his Orchestra
The range and beauty of Couperin's keyboard music is still very little known. Alec Robertson talks about a number of .pieces which Lucille Wallace plays on the harpsichord
(Religious Service in Gaelic)
Salm 22, 25-28 air fonn ' St. Lawrence ' Umuigh
Leughadh : Galatianaich 5, 14-26
Salm 85, 7-10, air fonn ' Martyrdom'
An searmon : An t-Urr. Seoras Mac-
Salm 89, 15-18, air fonn ' St. David ' Am bcannachadh
I-Gramophone records of the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Overture : The Roman Carnival (Berlioz) : conducted by Sir Henry Wood
First movement (Symphony No. 5, Op. 64, in E minor - Tchaikovsky) : conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham
On hearing the first cuckoo in spring
(Delius) conducted by Constant Lam oert
Facade (William Walton ) : conducted by the composer
Fortnightly programme from the countryside. No. 43-' Pembrokeshire '. Introduced by William Aspden. Produced by Nan Davies
Quartet in A minor, Op. 29 played by the Kolisch Quartet. (Gramophone records)
C. H. Middleton
(Choral and Orchestral Union of Glasgow). Conductor, Warwick Braithwaite. Jean Pougnet (violin) From Green's Playhouse, Glasgow
Play based on the story by Alphonse Daudef, adapted for broadcasting by Nest Jenkins. Produced by Hugh Stewart
Series of talks, dealing with events of religious significance in the life of the nation, and with the work of the Churches at home and abroad, by the Rev. Nathaniel Micklem, D.D.
Yr ail drafodaeth yn y gyfres gan nifer o arbenigwyr o dan arweiniad Ben Bowen Thomas.
5.20—' The Cat that Climbed the Christmas Tree' : true story by Elizabeth Clark
5.27 app. ' A Ceremony of Carols ': first broadcast performance' of this new work by Benjamin Britten , by the Pentrepoeth Senior Boys' School Choir (conductor, Ivor Simms ), with Marie Korchinska (harp)
5.52 app. Uncle Mac's Christmas Appeal. Derek McCuIloch (Children's Hour Director) appeals for crippled children in the hope that the Children's Hour appeal will be successful. You are invited to send all donations to [address removed]
'We're From Fiji'
Songs and stories of the South Seas, brought to the studio by people from the Fiji Islands, including Sergeant Komaisavai (a descendant of Chief Thakombau, who ceded Fiji to Queen Victoria in 1874), and Elizabeth and Sophie Hennings , whose great-grand-father, a rival. Fijian chief, was Thakombau's bitterest enemy. Programme introduced by Norman Wooland. Script editor, Leslie Baily. BBC Revue Orchestra, conducted by Charles Groves. Producer, Eric Fawcett
(' Travellers' Tales are broadcast each week on a radio network throughout the British Commonwealth)
' What is Anaemia ? ' : talk by Professor L. J. Witts
Professor L. J.
Talk by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald
Conducted by Harold Lowe , with Dennis Noble (baritone)
Thanksgiving for repatriated prisoners of war and intercession for those still in captivity, conducted by the Rev. P. C. Millar , and the Rev. J. F. A. Bown, a Chaplain recently repatriated. From the West Church of St. Nicholas, Aberdeen
Paraphrase 39 : Hark. the glad sound, the Saviour comes I (A. and M. 55, vv. 1, 3, 5, and 7 : Tune, Crediton)
Prayer and the Lord's Prayer
0 God of love, 0 King of peace (C.H.
646 : A. and M. 376)
Lesson, Isaiah 35 Prayer
Holy Father, in thy mercy (C.H. 629 : A. and M. 595)
Address by the Rev. J. F. A. Bown Prayer
Whom oceans part, 0 Lord, unite (C.H.
628 : Tune, Old Hundredth)
Organjst, WiUan Swainson
Rev. J. F. A.
Appeal on behalf of the Catholic Women's League Huts and Canteens for His Majesty's and Allied Forces, by Wing Commander Grant-Ferris , M.P.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed].
Series telling of outstanding British feats of arms in this war : No. 22-'The' 51st (Highland) Division'. Written by Captain James Borthwick , and produced by Robert Kemp
Play for broadcasting by J. G. Sarasin, produced by Fred O'Donovan
Scene: An Alpine Pass
Time: Spring, 1930
Voices of the Tourists:
Voices of the Tourists:
Voice in the Mountain:
(piano), plays music by Chopin Ballade in A flat, Op.' 47 ; Nocturne in D flat, Op. 27, No. 2 ; Four Studies (Nos. 2 and 3 from Book 2. and Nos. 9 and 8 from Book 1)
Waltz :n E minor (posth.)
Series of three talks : 3-' Christian Humanism': by the Rev. J. H.
The two pievious talks have been by Dr. Julian Huxley on c Scientific Humanism ', and by Professor Gilbert Murray , O.M., on ' Classical Humanism '.
'Thy King cometh Magnificat; St
Luke 1, w. 26-38 ; 0 little town of Bethlehem (S.P. 79) ; 2 Corinthians 3, v. 5, and Revelation 22, v. 20
Centenary programme in honour of the first collector of Irish folk songs. Introduced by Donal O'Sullivan , with Laurence Hasson (tenor), David Richardson (baritone) and Tina Bonifacio (harp)
16— 'The Lark's Flight', from ' Dreamthorpe ', by Alexander Smith , read by Charles Stidwill
Clive Richardson and Tony Lowry , at two pianos