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: Bright and Early

Bunny May and his Orchestra

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

Portland Light Orchestra
Directed by Fred Alexander

Contributors

Directed By: Fred Alexander

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MARCHES AND WALTZES

on gramophone records

: This Week's Composers

HOLST and BAX
Hoist's ' Hymn of Jesus.' and ballet music, The Perfect Fool ' ; and Bax's ' Mater ora flium ': on records

: EUGENE PINI

and his Tango Orchestra

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from page 61 of ' New Every Morning ' and page 38 of ' Each Returning Day.' 0 for a heart to praise my God; Psalm 32; Isaiah 26, vv. 1-13; Help us to help each other, Lord

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Richard Crean Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Crean Orchestra

: A. P. Sharpe's HONOLULU HAWAIIANS

'with Ronnie Joynes (electric guitar) and Kathleen Heppell

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Joynes
Unknown: Kathleen Heppell

: ' MUSIC IN MINIATURE '

A musical entertainment given by Heddle Nash (tenor)
Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
Leon Goossens (oboe)
David Martin and Neville Marriner (violins)
Eileen Grainger (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello)
Otto Huttenbach (viola da gamba)
J. Edward Merritt (double-bass)
Programme directed by Karl Haas and arranged by Basil Douglas

Contributors

Tenor: Heddle Nash
Flute: Geoffrey Gilbert
Oboe: Leon Goossens
Oboe: David Martin
Violins: Neville Marriner
Viola: Eileen Grainger
Cello: Bernard Richards
Viola: Otto Huttenbach
Double-Bass: J. Edward Merritt
Directed By: Karl Haas
Arranged By: Basil Douglas

: SOUTHERN SERENADE'

Southern Serenade Orchestra
Directed by Reg. Leopold

: Workers' Playtime

From a canteen in Histon, Cambridgeshire, with George Myddleton at the piano.

Contributors

Pianist: George Myddleton
Presented By: Bryan Sears

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: VNAVY MIXTURE

A blend of comedy, novelty, and music. Introduced by Joy Nichols
The Song Pedlars: 'You may take Notes.' a light-hearted lecture by 'Professor' Jimmy Edwards ; 'Picture in Song.' featured by Gerry Fitz Gerald; 'Ask the Memory Man,' Leslie Welch tackles some questions on Sport; Mooney and King. BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Rae Jenkins. Produced by Charles Maxwell

Contributors

Introduced By: Joy Nichols
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Gerry Fitz
Unknown: Leslie Welch
Conducted By: Rae Jenkins.
Produced By: Charles Maxwell

: ORCHESTRAL HOUR

The Jacques String Orchestra
Conductor, Reginald Jacques

Contributors

Conductor: Reginald Jacques

: EVENSONG

from Bath Abbey
Versicles and Responses Psalm 48
First Lesson: Ezekiel 33, w. 1-20 Magnificat (Walmisley, in D minor) Second Lesson; Mark 9, vv. 30-end Nunc dimittis (Walmlsley, in D minor) Creed, Versicles and Responses , Collects
Anthem: Greater love hath no man
(Ireland)
Prayers
God be in my head and in my understanding (A. and M. 695)
Blessing
Organist, Ernest Maynard

Contributors

Organist: Ernest Maynard

: NICHOLAS CHOVEAUX

(organ)
From St. Bartholomew's. Smithfield

: RALPH ELMAN

and his Bohemian Players
Billy Mayeii (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Billy Mayeii

: Stories Old and New ZET OR HINDRANCE'

by Eric Allen
Reader Anthony Jacobs

Contributors

Reader: Eric Allen
Reader: Anthony Jacobs

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

'The Kitten who wanted to be White': a story by Pauline Clarke , told by W. E. Davis (' David ') Songs by Scott Joynt
' The Topsy-Turvy Princess ': story by Ivy Russell, told by Mary O'Farrell
5.40 The Children's Hour sports coach. F. N. S. Creek , visits Lord's Cricket Ground

Contributors

Story By: Pauline Clarke
Told By: W. E. Davis
Songs By: Scott Joynt
Told By: Mary O'Farrell
Unknown: F. N. S. Creek

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: 6 NEWS

Topical talk and sport

: GREEK PEASANT SUPERSTITIONS

Lawrence Durrell recalls some of the stories and legends he heard among the peasants and fishermen of the Aegean islands

Contributors

Unknown: Lawrence Durrell

: 'ANNA KARENINA'

by 'Leo Tolstoy. Adapted for broadcasting by H. Oldfield Box from the translation by Constance Garnett. Produced by Wilfrid Grantham. Episode 9

Contributors

Unknown: Leo Tolstoy.
Broadcasting By: H. Oldfield Box
Translation By: Constance Garnett.
Produced By: Wilfrid Grantham.

: HENRY HALL'S GUEST NIGHT

from the Palace Theatre, Blackpool

: VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

From Usher Hall, Edinburgh

: 'TWENTY QUESTIONS'

A radio parlour game with Richard Dimbleby , Anona Winn , and Daphne Padel asking all the questions, and Stewart MacPher son knowing all the answers. Programme presented by Alick Hayes

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Daphne Padel
Unknown: Stewart MacPher
Presented By: Alick Hayes

: Joyce Grenfell, Elisabeth Welch, and Max Adrian in ' TUPPENCE COLOURED'

A revue, devised and directed by Laurier Lister
Commentator, Gordon Crier
A ' Company of Four' production. From the Lyric Theatre. Hammersmith

Contributors

Directed By: Laurier Lister

: NATIONAL CHARACTER'

6-British Nationals
Talk by Margaret ' Mead
Margaret Mead is an American anthropologist of high standing. She has had extensive personal experience of Great Britain and has made a scientific study of British national character. She talks as an American about us in the same way that Geoffrey Gorer talked as a Britisher about the Americans

Contributors

Talk By: Margaret
Talk By: Mead
Talk By: Margaret Mead
Unknown: Geoffrey Gorer

: BBC THEATRE ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Alfred Barker )
Conducted by Harold Lowe

Contributors

Leader: Alfred Barker
Conducted By: Harold Lowe

: 'THE GIRL ON A PIEBALD HORSE'

A short story by Elleston Trevor
Read by Stanley Van Beera

Contributors

Story By: Elleston Trevor
Read By: Stanley van Beera








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