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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Kemlo Stephen

Contributors

Conductor: Kemlo Stephen

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

Readings and prayers based on 1 Peter 3, vv. 8-18 (Revised Standard Version)

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: FOLLOW THE BAND!

A radio route march with the Band of the Coldstream Guards
Conducted by Captain Douglas A. Pope ,
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Captain Douglas A. Pope

: ROBERT KEE TALKING

' On Not Seeing Things
Too Clearly'

: RECITAL

Richard Standen (bass)
The Richards Piano Quartet:
Irene Richards (violin)
Jean Stewart (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello)
Eric Gritton (piano)

Contributors

Bass: Richard Standen
Violin: Irene Richards
Viola: Jean Stewart
Cello: Bernard Richards
Piano: Eric Gritton

: BARBARA SUMNER

with Jimmy Bailey at the piano

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Bailey

: AMERICAN LETTER

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE DAILY SERVICE

To us in Bethlem city (S.P. 685)
New Every Morning (revised) 15
Canticle 3 (Broadcast Psalter)
Acts 11, vv. 19-30
Paraphrase 20

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Norman

: TALK YOURSELF OUT OF THIS

Harold Warrender is referee in a game to test the wits and imagination of three victims
Victims:
Thora Hird
Commander A. B. Campbell
R. F. Delderfield
Inquisitors:
Patricia Laffan
Humphrey Lestocq
Alan Campbell-Johnson

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Warrender
Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Commander A. B. Campbell
Unknown: R. F. Delderfield
Unknown: Patricia Laffan
Unknown: Humphrey Lestocq
Unknown: Alan Campbell-Johnson

: SCHUBERT and SZYMANOWSKI

Nona Liddell (violin)
Frederick Stone (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Nona Liddell
Piano: Frederick Stone

: BREAK FOR MUSIC

Stanley Black and the Dance Orchestra

: WORKERS' PLAYTIME

from a canteen in Birtley, Co. Durham with Jean Melville at the piano
Produced by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Melville
Produced By: Bill Worsley

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: FILM TIME

Introduced by Peter Watson
This week's edition includes :
' Cinequiz,' recorded on the set of ' The Romantic Age ' at Denham Film Studios. Teams: Cast versus Production
' Star at Home': Mona Freeman
Sound-track excerpts from the United Artists film ' Champion,' starring Kirk Douglas
Script by Michael Storm
Produced by Dennis Monger

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Watson
Unknown: Mona Freeman
Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Script By: Michael Storm
Produced By: Dennis Monger

: ENA BAGA

at the BBC theatre organ

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: DAVID JAVA

and his Orchestra with Renee Barr (soprano)

Contributors

Soprano: Renee Barr

: COUNTRY QUESTIONS

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by a team of experts: Brian Vesey-Fitz -Gerald, Eric Hobbis , and Ralph Wightman
Question-Master, Jack Longland

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Vesey-Fitz
Unknown: Eric Hobbis
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Question-Master: Jack Longland

: CONCERTO

BBC Northern Orchestra
Conductor, Charles Groves
Iso Elinson (piano)

Contributors

Conductor: Charles Groves
Piano: Iso Elinson

: CATCHING CRAYFISH

John Seymour describes the wild life of the men who catch crayfish off the coast of South-West Africa
Anywhere between Capetown and Walvis Bay where the coast is rocky there are crayfish, which are caught in -small boats on a tee shore in the teeth of any gale that blows

Contributors

Unknown: John Seymour

: RECORDS AT FOUR-THIRTY

Lord Donegall's and Rex Harris '
Rhythm Session

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Harris

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

Stories from the Arabian Nights
Adapted for radio byMuriel Levy
Music written by Norman Fulton played by the BBC Northern Orchestra
Conducted by Charles Groves
' Caliph for a Day '
and Produced by Nan Macdonald

Contributors

Unknown: Muriel Levy
Written By: Norman Fulton
Conducted By: Charles Groves
Produced By: Nan MacDonald
Scheherazade: Patricia Jessel
The Caliph: George Hagan
Zobeide his wife: Jessica Dunning
Giafar, the Grand Vizier: Fred Fairclough
Abou Hassan: David King-Wood
His mother: Louise Andrews
Cluster of Pearls: Doris Gambell
Servants and Ladies in Waiting: James Banks
Servants and Ladies in Waiting: Donald Creswell
Servants and Ladies in Waiting: Herbert Smith
Servants and Ladies in Waiting: Muriel Levy
Servants and Ladies in Waiting: Rosalie Williams
Servants and Ladies in Waiting: Barbara Holmes
Servants and Ladies in Waiting: Dorene Furness

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: First House THE BOWERY BAR

with Len Young , Hattie Jacques
Johnny Johnston
The Bowery Boys and Nat Temple and his Band
Produced by Charles Chilton

Contributors

Unknown: Len Young
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Johnny Johnston
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: Vivian Ellis' STARWAY TO SUCCESS

Records of his songs and the singers who made them famous
Louise Browne
Cicely Courtneidge
Frances Day , Adele Dixon
Georges Guetary , Norah Howard
Bobby Howes , Jack Hulbert
June, John Mills
Arthur Riscoe, Lizbeth Webb

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Browne
Unknown: Cicely Courtneidge
Unknown: Frances Day
Unknown: Adele Dixon
Unknown: Georges Guetary
Unknown: Norah Howard
Unknown: Bobby Howes
Unknown: Jack Hulbert
Unknown: Lizbeth Webb

: THERE AND BACK

Yesterday Brian Vesey-Fitz -Gerald followed the River Wye from Symonds Yat to the banks of the Severn. Today he comes to the studio to talk about this valley

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Vesey-Fitz

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERTS

Emelie Hooke (soprano)
Solomon (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
From the Royal Albert Hall. London
Beethoven Concert
Symphony No. 2. in D
8.7 Scene and Aria: Abscheulicher
(Fidelio)
8.18 Piano Concerto No. 5. in A flat
(Emperor)
The Symphony No. 2 was written during the year 1802, when Beethoven was thirty-one years old, and it was first performed, in Vienna, in April of the following year. Deafness and other troubles were threatening to overwhelm him at the time, and his feelings, almost of despair, caused him to write his famous ' Testament ' to his brothers Carl and Johann. But in the Symphony there is scarcely a hint of those dark thoughts: its vigour and brilliance may be held to represent the triumph of his will and courage. ' I will wage war against destiny,' he said to a friend; it shall not overcome me completely.'
Harold Rutland

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Albert Hall.

: WORLD AFFAIRS

A weekly survey

: PETTICOAT LANE

(You want it-we've got it) with Elsie Waters andDoris Waters
Michael Howard
Max Wall
Benny Hill
Accompanied by Maurice Keary , Joan Young
Albert Ward and Les Ward
Benny Lee , Doris Nichols
Ian Sadler , Kenneth Blain
Margaret Lindsay
BBC Variety Orchestra Directed by Rae Jenkins
Production by Charles Chilton

Contributors

Unknown: Elsie Waters
Unknown: Doris Waters
Unknown: Michael Howard
Unknown: Max Wall
Unknown: Benny Hill
Accompanied By: Maurice Keary
Accompanied By: Joan Young
Accompanied By: Albert Ward
Accompanied By: Les Ward
Unknown: Benny Lee
Unknown: Doris Nichols
Unknown: Ian Sadler
Unknown: Kenneth Blain
Unknown: Margaret Lindsay
Directed By: Rae Jenkins
Production By: Charles Chilton

: SPEEDWAY RACING

England v. Australia
Commentary by Alan Clarke on the Fourth Test Match at Harringay Arena which finished a few minutes ago

Contributors

Commentary By: Alan Clarke

: NOCTURNE

BBC Northern Orchestra
Conductor, Charles Groves
Borodin's chamber music output was small-two string quartets and one or two sundry pieces-but it is supreme in its class. The Nocturne for strings is from the Second Quartet. It is a simple, intimate, and delightful cantilena. There is an insight here of the deep humanity of Borodin's musical mind. Arthur Spencer

Contributors

Conductor: Charles Groves
Unknown: Arthur Spencer








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