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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Clydebank Burgh Band
Conductor, John Hoggans

Contributors

Conductor: John Hoggans

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: THIRD TEST MATCH

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

: Troise and his Banjoliers

Contributors

Musicians: Troise and his Banjoliers

: Lift Up Your Hearts!

A talk by the Rev. T. Nefyn Williams of Pwllheli, North Wales

Contributors

Speaker: The Rev. T. Nefyn Williams

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: Third Test Match: Australia v. England

Summary of the fifth day's play by E.W. Swanton, cricket correspondent of the Daily Telegraph
From Sydney Cricket Ground

Contributors

Speaker: E.W. Swanton

: In the Kitchen: Cream Soups

by Marguerite Patten

(BBC recording)

Contributors

Speaker: Marguerite Patten

: MORNING MUSIC

Felix King and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Felix King

: LONDON WIND QUINTET

Lionel Solomon (flute)
William Matthews (clarinet)
Natalie James (oboe)
Cecil James (bassoon)
Edward Chapman (horn)

Contributors

Flute: Lionel Solomon
Clarinet: William Matthews
Oboe: Natalie James
Bassoon: Cecil James
Horn: Edward Chapman

: The Chatterbox

A story specially written by Arthur Marshall and read by the author

Contributors

Writer/Reader: Arthur Marshall

: This Week's Composer

BACH
Records of his
Violin Sonata No. 3 in E

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary

: The Daily Service

Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost (A. and M. 210: S.P. 507)
New Every Morning, page 93
Psalm 138 (Broadcast Psalter)
St. Mark 1, vv. 32-45
O Love, who formedst me (A. and M. 192; S.P. 608)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Skyrockets Dance Orchestra

: LOUIS MORDISH

at the organ of the Trocadero, Elephant and Castle, London

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Current affairs

: Chopin

Four Preludes (Op. 28):
No. 1, in C
No. 10, in C sharp minor
No. 11, in B
No. 17, in A flat
Four Studies:
Op. 25 No. 1, in A flat
Op. 10 No. 9, in F minor
Op. 10 No. 11, in E flat
Op. 25 No. 12, in C minor

Contributors

Pianist: Olive Cloke

: Midday Miscellany

A record programme
Presented by Colin Doran

Contributors

Presenter: Colin Doran

: VARIETY FANFARE

Heralding Variety in the North

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: Third Test Match: Australia v. England

A summary of the fifth day's play by Crawford White, cricket correspondent of the News Chronicle

Contributors

Speaker: Crawford White

: Twenty Questions

(Recording of Monday's broadcast)

: Orchestral Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Charles Groves
Laurence Turner (violin)

Contributors

Conductor: Charles Groves
Violin: Laurence Turner

: Wednesday Matinee: Between the Healines: 2: Checkmate

by Adam Bishopsworth

Contributors

Writer: Adam Bishopsworth
Producer: Norman Wright
Chief Inspector Wayne: Rolf Lefebvre
Detective-Sergeant Plum: Eric Lugg
Detective-Sergeant Mack: Harry Hutchinson
Constable: Donovan Winter
Newsboy: Denise Bryer
Edward Burton: Brian Roper
Mrs Burton: Pat Coombs
Reader: David Garth
Other parts played by: Eric Anderson
Other parts played by: Martin Lewis
Other parts played by: Malcolm Hayes
Other parts played by: Ernest Sefton

: They Come at Dusk

by Mary Norton

Contributors

Author: Mary Norton
Producer: Peter Watts
Catharine: Joan Hart
Sarah: Grizelda Hervey
Mr Hughes, the Post: Basil Jones
Dai Lloyd: Stephen Jack
Mrs Jones: Susan Richards
Megan Jones: Sarah Leigh
The brother: Anthony Jacobs

: The Music Room

Alfred Hepworth (tenor)
Clifton HeLliwell (accompanist)
Cyril Preedy (piano)

Contributors

Tenor: Alfred Hepworth
Accompanist: Clifton Helliwell
Piano: Cyril Preedy

: The Eye-Witness

Reports from Britain and overseas

: Children's Hour

The Great Toytown Mystery
A Toytown play by S.G. Hulme Beaman
Production by Josephine Plummer

5.30 For Your Bookshelf
Mary Dunn reviews some of the new books for children

5.50 Children's Hour prayers, conducted by the Rev. McEwan Lawson

Contributors

Writer (The Great Toytown Mystery): S.G. Hulme Beaman
Production (The Great Toytown Mystery): Josephine Plummer
Narrator and Larry the Lamb: Derek McCulloch
Ernest the Policeman: Arthur Wynn
Dennis the Dachshund: Ernest Jay
The Inventor: Ivan Samson
The Mayor of Toytown: Felix Felton
The Sentry: Norman Shelley
Mr Growser: Ralph de Rohan
Presenter (For Your Bookshelf): Mary Dunn
Prayers conducted by: Rev. McEwan Lawson

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England

: PERSONAL VIEW

This time is reserved each week for a talk by a visitor from overseas or a British resident returning to this country from abroad

: Desert Island Discs

Monica Dickens discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records she would choose to have with her if she were condemned to spend the rest of her life on a desert island

Contributors

Castaway: Monica Dickens
Presenter: Roy Plomley

: Henry Hall's Guest Night

Highlights of the Show World
You are invited to listen to stars of the stage, screen, radio, and concert platform, and the augmented BBC Variety Orchestra

Contributors

Producer: Alastair Scott-Johnston

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERTS

(Winter Series)
Sylvia Fisher (soprano)
Denis Matthews (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor,
Sir Malcolm Sargent
Mozart Serenade : Eine kleine Nachtmusik
(K.525)
7.49 app. Piano Concerto in E flat
(K.449)
8.13 app. Aria. Porgi amor; Recit. and aria. Dove sono (The Marriage of Figaro)
8.27 app. Symphony in G minor (K.550)
From the Royal Albert Hall , London

Contributors

Soprano: Sylvia Fisher
Piano: Denis Matthews
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Conductor: Mozart Serenade
Unknown: Albert Hall

: The Prime Minister of Canada

The Rt. Hon. Louis St. Laurent, K.C.

Contributors

Speaker: The Rt. Hon. Louis St. Laurent, K.C.

: Return to Northern Ireland

W.R. Rodgers revisits the long-ago fields of his native province, which he lately left

Contributors

Speaker: W.R. Rodgers
Production: Sam Hanna Bell

: Continental Cabaret

Lilian Duff introduces gramophone records of Continental artists

Contributors

Presenter: Lilian Duff

: Orpheus and Eurydice

Rex Warner reads his own version of the story as told by Virgil and Ovid

Contributors

Reader: Rex Warner








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