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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Nat Temple and his Orchestra

: 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!

A talk by the Rev. Andrew J. Buchan, of the Church of Scotland Social Service Committee

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Andrew J. Buchan

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: SHOW SELECTIONS

on gramophone records

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: For the Schools

RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY. The New Scepticism. 2 -'The Nineteenth Century': K. G. Collier, Senior Lecturer in Education at Exeter Training College, talks about the impact of the discoveries of nineteenth-century science upon the religion of the time

10.0 Announcements

10.5 News commentary

Contributors

Speaker: K. G. Collier

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Lo. God is here! (A. and M. 526;
S.P. 191)
New Every Morning (revised) 1 Psalm 99 St. Matthew 6. vv. 19-34
God moves in a mysterious way (A. and M. 373; S.P. 503)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The National Military Band
Conductor, Arthur Barnes

Contributors

Conductor: Arthur Barnes

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby
11.20 HOW THINGS BEGAN. ' Going Ashore.' Script by Honor Wyatt , from material supplied by Richard Palmer
The Devonian fish that walked and became an amphibian. Lungs and legs as the first steps towards life on dry land.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH. Concours. ' Quel est cet animal? Repondez vite.' Texte de Marie Touchard

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby
Script By: Honor Wyatt
Unknown: Richard Palmer

: BREAK FOR MUSIC

Geraldo and his Orchestra

: LOOK WHO'S HERE!

with David Evans
Tony Fayne, Irene Prador, Rupert Hazell, Elsie Day

Contributors

Unknown: David Evans
Unknown: Tony Fayne
Unknown: Irene Prador
Unknown: Rupert Hazell

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS!

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Donald Munro
Master of Ceremonies,
A. J. Latimer
Script written and programme introduced by Freddy Grisewood

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Unknown: Donald Munro
Unknown: A. J. Latimer
Introduced By: Freddy Grisewood

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. 'Tlmujin : How he became Jenghis Khan' (1162-1227). Script by Rhoda Power
To say of a boy 'He's a regular Tartar' is no compliment. 'Tartar' like 'Vandal' is a word now better understood as a term of abuse than as the name of a mighty people. This afternoon's story tells how this came about.
2.25 SENIOR ENGLISH I. 'Helen Keller: A story of courage.' The true story of how a child who was deaf, dumb, and blind overcame those difficulties to become a writer. The programme is based on her books 'The Story of My Life' and 'The World I Live In.' Script by Honor Wyatt
2.50 ORCHESTRAL CONCERT SERIES
The New London Orchestra
Conductor, Alec Sherman
Introduced by Archie Camden

Music for Children. No. 1 - Walton
Little Bells - Blgar
Reed-pipe Dance (Nutcracker Suite) - Tchaikovsky
Minuet (Suite in D) - Brahms
Morning; Hall of the Mountain King (Peer Gynt Suite) - Grieg

Contributors

Jenghis: Khan
Script By: Rhoda Power
Helen: Keller
Script By: Honor Wyatt
Conductor: Alec Sherman
Introduced By: Archie Camden

: Leon Goossens (oboe)

"Arioso" (Fiocco, arr. Bent and O'Neill); with Gerald Moore (piano)
"Pièce" (Fauré); with Clarence Ray Bould (piano)
"Romance in A minor, Op. 94 No. 1" (Schumann); with Gerald Moore (piano)
On gramophone records

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn, Daphne Padel, Jack Train, and Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions; and Stewart MacPherson knows (almost) all the answers

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Daphne Padel
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby

: THE VOICE OF THE VIOLIN

featuring Max Jaffa and the Michael Krein Saxophone Quartet

Contributors

Unknown: Max Jaffa
Unknown: Michael Krein

: RECORDS AT FOUR-THIRTY

Boyd Neel 's Musical Ride

Contributors

Unknown: Boyd Neel

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

This week's programmes
5.5 A Nursery Programme
'Friends ' : a story by Margaret Alleyne , told by May E. Jenkin (Elizabeth)
Songs for the very young, sung by Joan Bottard followed by Bruno and the Brownies
A dialogue story by Ida Rowe
Produced by Derek McCulloch

Contributors

Story By: Margaret Alleyne
Unknown: E. Jenkin
Sung By: Joan Bottard
Story By: Ida Rowe
Produced By: Derek McCulloch
Bruno: Douglas Barr
Mother: Dorothy Smith
Father: J Hubert Leslie
The Brownie: James McKechnie
Storyteller: Bruce Belfrage

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

6.15 Sport

: First House STARS OF TOMORROW

Jerry Desmonde introduces
Carla Forbes, Laurie Gray, Frank Drew
Benny Hill
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conducted by Frank Cantell
Produced by Eric Spear

Contributors

Introduces: Jerry Desmonde
Unknown: Carla Forbes
Unknown: Laurie Gray
Unknown: Frank Drew
Unknown: Benny Hill
Conducted By: Frank Cantell
Produced By: Eric Spear

: Sir Thomas Beecham, Bt. conducts the BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

From Rossall School, Fleetwood
The ballet at the end of Act 2 of Borodin's Prince Igor is one of the most remarkable parts of the whole opera. The scene is laid in the camp of the Polovtsi, the Tartar raiders, who have captured the Russian prince, Igor, and his son. To amuse his noble prisoners the chivalrous Polovtsian chieftain arranges a great festival.
The suite of dances, running into each other without a break, contains some of Borodin's loveliest, most powerful, and most original music: haunting, swaying maidens' dances, dances of naked savagery by boys and young men, and great outbursts of barbaric splendour when the whole company dances. Owing to Borodin's premature death, the music had to be orchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov, who lavished on it the most glowing colours of his unrivalled palette.

: TRAVELS IN EAST AFRICA

by Negley Farson
I-Through the lava deserts of Northern Kenya to Abyssinia
In his book, ' Behind God's Back,' Negley Farson described in memorable fashion a seven-months' tour of Africa, in the course of which he crossed the continent twice from coast to coast. In the judgment of a leading American critic ' no one of equal range of experience has ever studied Africa so intimately, and no one has made every aspect of real life in Africa so vivid.'
In this first talk he describes a journey through the country of the pagan Borans and the Somali nomadic camel tribes.

Contributors

Unknown: Negley Farson
Unknown: Negley Farson

: Monday-Night Theatre presents Cathleen Nesbitt and Hugh Burden in 'THE SIREN'

by F. L. Lucas
Produced by Frank Hauser
Wilde said that a man could be happy with any woman as long as he did not love her. F. L. Lucas puts it slightly differently in this play: One should never fall in love. It brings out the worst in people 'who might otherwise be quite civilised.' The play - first broadcast in the Third Programme last year - deals with George Sand's escapades in Italy with Alfred de Musset. The story is told by Dr. Pietro Pagello , who accompanied them. Tiring of de Musset, George Sand turned to him, and they went back to Paris together. But the affair, the one great romance of his youth, was short-lived. Recalling his memories fifty years afterwards he humorously remarks that he is famous, not as a pretty good surgeon, but for having been one of George Sand's lovers.

Contributors

Unknown: F. L. Lucas
Produced By: Frank Hauser
Unknown: F. L. Lucas
Unknown: George Sand
Unknown: Alfred de Musset.
Told By: Dr. Pietro Pagello
Unknown: George Sand
Dr Pagello: Robert Rietty
Paul de Musset: Derek Birch
Victorine: Peggy Cameron
Alfred de Musset: Hugh Burden
Madame de Musset: Molly Rankin
George Sand: Cathleen Nesbitt
Tattet: Malcolm Hayes
Servant: Rex Graham

: SCHUBERT—1

Impromptu in F minor, Op. 142 No. 1 Impromptu in A flat, Op. 142 No. 2 played by John Simons (piano)

Contributors

Piano: John Simons








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