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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: FIRST TEST MATCH

Australia v. England
A report on the last day's play

: RECORD ROUNDABOUT

A gramophone miscellany

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

Preparing for the Coming of Christ
By repentance:
Malachi 3, vv. 1-5; 4, w. 1-2
Reading, with comment, by the Rev. R. T. Brooks

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. R. T. Brooks

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: FIRST TEST MATCH

Australia v. England
Summary of the last day's play by E. W. Swanton, cricket correspondent of the Daily Telegraph
From Brisbane Cricket Ground

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frank Thomas )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: RECITAL

Shirley Hall (soprano)
CLive Lythgoe (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Shirley Hall

: FOR MOTHERS

6-Many problems confront the mother of small children when she has no help. A doctor, from her own experience, offers some advice, and assures mothers that many things that seem worrying do not matter

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT II, by Marjorie Eele.
To be repeated tomorrow at 11.0 a.m.
10.5 NEWS COMMENTARY

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Before Jehovah's awful throne (A. and M. 516)
New Every Morning, page 96 Psalm 42 Isaiah 52, v. 13. to 53. v. 6
The Lord will come and not be slow
(S.P. 658)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Promenade Players
Conductor, Sidney Bowman

Contributors

Conductor: Sidney Bowman

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RHYTHM AND MELODY CONCERT
Choir from
Hendon and Kingsbury
County Grammar Schools
The Jacques Orchestra
Conducted by Reginald Jacques
King Herod and the Cock
English Carol
Today in Bethlehem. Lithuanian Carol Jesus. Jesus, rest vour head
American Carol
A Merry Christmas
English West-country Carol
Carols arranged and orchestrated by Grace Williams
Introduced by Doris Gould
11.20 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Science and Health. ' Reviewing our Defences.' Script by Philip Brown
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. ' Das Weihnachtsfest ' : wir wollen heute den Heiligen Abend mit der FamiLie Bodenstedt zusammen verbrdngen

Contributors

Conducted By: Reginald Jacques
Unknown: Carol Jesus.
Introduced By: Doris Gould
Script By: Philip Brown
Unknown: Das Weihnachtsfest
Unknown: Heiligen Abend

: ON YOUR FARM

. by Tom Billington

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Billington

: Workers' Playtime

from a canteen in Hawthorn near Pontypridd
with the Hedley Ward Trio, Johnny Lockwood, Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth
James Moody at the piano
Presented by Alun Williams

Contributors

Unknown: Johnny Lockwood
Unknown: Anne Ziegler
Presented By: Alun Wihiams

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: Announcements

: FIRST TEST MATCH

Australia v. England
A summary of the last day's play by Crawford White , cricket correspondent of the News Chronicle

Contributors

Play By: Crawford White

: FILM TIME

Introduced by Leslie Mitchell
This week's edition includes the following recorded items:
' Star at Sport ': Jeanne Heal interviews
Belita Micky Wood introduces some of the stunt artists of the screen: John Wadham (car crashes). Paddy Rvan (dare-devil leaps). John Stamp and Peggy Hughes (trick horse-riding), and Arthur Cortez and Yvonne Jose (-tunt diving)
' Hello Hollywood ': Deborah Kerr
Excerpts from the sound-track of the Betty E. Box Independent production. The Clouded Yellow ' starring Jean Simmons , Trevor Howard. and Sonia Dresdel
Script written by Michael Storm
Produced by Pat Osborne

Contributors

Introduced By: Leslie Mitchell
Introduces: Belita Micky Wood
Unknown: John Wadham
Unknown: Paddy Rvan
Unknown: John Stamp
Unknown: Peggy Hughes
Unknown: Arthur Cortez
Unknown: Yvonne Jose
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Jean Simmons
Unknown: Trevor Howard.
Written By: Michael Storm
Produced By: Pat Osborne

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

NATURE STUDY. Christmas Tree,' by Scott Kennedy
2.15 HISTORY 11. Samuel Morse (1791-1872): an American artist makes an electric telegraph and invents a code for sending messages by it. Script by Alan Hill 2.40 ENGLISH FOR UNDER-NINES.
' Jack and the Beanstalk': a Christmas pantomime by Rhoda Power , with music by Ann Driver
3.0 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. - ' Sunday Morning': a passage from ' The Spring of Youth,' by Llewelyn Wyn Griffith

Contributors

Unknown: Scott Kennedy
Unknown: Samuel Morse
Script By: Alan Hill
Unknown: Rhoda Power
Music By: Ann Driver
Unknown: Llewelyn Wyn Griffith

: ' OUR MUTUAL FRIEND '

by Charles Dickens

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens

: Orchestral Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Charles Groves

Contributors

Conductor: Charles Groves

: Tea-Time Talk THE PIER-HEAD JUMP

McDonald Prain considers the art of hitch-hiking by sea

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' The Boy Who Couldn't Spell'
Story by V. Sharman
Told by Peter Claughton

Contributors

Story By: V. Sharman
Told By: Peter Claughton

: 'Firebrand'

A serial play by Aubrey Feist
3—' Ordeal by Fire ' with Stanley Groome and Alastair Duncan
Prod'uced by David Davis
When Brinstey Bollamore dived into the Thames, his last defiant words ' You'll never find the Firebrand now! ' were taken by Jeremy and Andre to mean that the famous ruby had vanished for ever beneath the waters of the river. Sergeant Buck, however, thought otherwise.

Contributors

Play By: Aubrey Feist
Unknown: Stanley Groome
Unknown: Alastair Duncan
Unknown: David Davis
Unknown: Brinstey Bollamore
Jeremy Shafto: Lewis Stringer
Andre de Marsac: John Chandos
Mr Calamanco: Felix Felton
Sergeant Buck: Richard George
Mrs Jupp: Janet Bruce

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forecast,

: NEWS

: Sport

: ACCELERANDO!

Music in ever increasing tempo played by Guy Daines and his Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Guy Daines

: FARMING TODAY

The Quality Carcass
As this is Smithfield Week, W. M. Pooley , who has had wide experience of the meat trade before the war and is now in the Ministry of Food, talks with Denys Bullard of Wisbech about the quality beast off the farm

Contributors

Unknown: W. M. Pooley
Unknown: Denys Bullard

: First House STEPHEN DOUGLASS

with The Gentlemen Songsters
Chorus directed by George Mitchell
The Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Stanley Andrews
Produced by Dennis Main Wilson

Contributors

Directed By: George Mitchell
Conducted By: Stanley Andrews
Produced By: Dennis Main Wilson

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

Hilde Zadek (soprano)
John Wills (accompanist)
Quatuor Haydn:
Georges Maes (violin) Louis Hertogh (violin)
Louis Logie (viola)
René Pousseele (cello)
Before an audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London

Contributors

Soprano: Hilde Zadek
Accompanist: John Wills
Violin: Georges Maes
Violin: Louis Hertogh
Viola: Louis Logie

: Ted Ray in ' RAY'S A LAUGH'

with Kitty Bluett
Patricia Hayes
Fred Yule
Peter Sellers
Leslie Perrins
Bob and Alf Pearson
The Beaux and the Belles
Stanley Black and the Dance Orchestra
Script by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray
Additional material by George Wadmore
Produced by George Inns

Contributors

Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Fred Yule
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Leslie Perrins
Unknown: Alf Pearson
Script By: Eddie Maguire
Script By: Ted Ray
Unknown: George Wadmore
Produced By: George Inns

: NEWS

: TAKING STOCK

The Defence of the West:
How Far and How Fast?

: Joy Nichols, Dick Bentlcy and Jimmy Edwards in ' TAKE IT FROM HERE'

with Wallas Eaton , The Keynotes
Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Robert Busby
Script by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Produced by Charles Maxwell

Contributors

Unknown: Wallas Eaton
Conductor: Robert Busby
Script By: Frank Muir
Script By: Denis Norden
Produced By: Charles Maxwell

: POEMS AND POETS

A series of four programmes in which Geoffrey Grigson reads poems he admires, and talks of the men who wrote them
2-Dream Poetry

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Grigson

: News Summary

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