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: Bright and Early

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' God speaks to Men: Isaiah '
Readings from the Book of the Prophet Isadah

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

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

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: RECITAL

The Tudor Singers
Conductor, Harry Stubbs
Arnold Richardson (organ)

Contributors

Conductor: Harry Stubbs
Conductor: Arnold Richardson

: For Mothers

' Having a Baby at Forty-six '
Phyllis Reeves-Simpson speaks from experience

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT II, by Marjorie Eele.

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Thy hand 0 God. has guided (A. and M. 604)
New Every Morning. nare 96 Psalm 29 (Broadcast Psalter) Acts 18, vv. 12-23
Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless round
(S.P. 485)

: Music While You Work

Marcel Gardner and his Serenade Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Marcel Gardner

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Doris Gould
11.20 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Health at Home and at Work : ' Controlling Pests that Endanger Health.' Scnipt by H. E. Harbour
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. 'Eine Rheinfahrt. 'Text von Irmgard Sello

Contributors

Unknown: Doris Gould
Unknown: H. E. Harbour
Unknown: Eine Rheinfahrt.
Unknown: Irmgard Sello

: ON YOUR FARM

R. G. Kendall , a Bedfordshire farmer, describes the methods he employs in securing hay with a high protein content

Contributors

Unknown: R. G. Kendall

: Workers' Playtime

from the canteen of a rubber company
with Reg Dixon
Penny Nicholls and Billy Merrin, Frank Sherry, Charles Hennessy
Fred Harries at the piano

(BBC recording)

Contributors

Comedian: Reg Dixon
Singer: Penny Nicholls
Musician: Billy Merrin
Entertainer: Frank Sherry
Entertainer: Charles Hennessy
Pianist: Fred Harries
Producer: Philip Robinson

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: Film Time

Introduced by Leslie Mitchell
This week's edition includes the following recorded items:
Woman's Angle: An usherette, Joyce Hart, tells Jeanne Heal about her film aspirations
The presentation of the Daily Mail National Film Award, together with interviews with the stars present
Some scenes from the sound-track of Orson Welles Mercury production 'Macbeth,' a Republic Picture with Orson Welles, Dan O'Herlihy, Roddy McDowall, Edgar Barrier, and introducing Jeannette Nolan
Script written by Michael Storm
Produced by Pat Osborne

Contributors

Introduced By: Leslie Mitchell
Written By: Michael Storm
Produced By: Pat Osborne

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

NATURE STUDY... Nature Detectives,' by Scott Kennedy
2.15 HISTORY n. Men and Nations of the Modern World. ' Mustafa Kemal (1880-1938): the Maker of Modern Turkey. ' Scrdpt by Jo Manton
2.40 "ENGLISH FOR UNDER-NINES. ' Lassie Come Home ' : a serial in three parts from the story by Eric Knight , adapted by Julia Goodey. 2—' Lassie in Scotland '
3.0 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS.
' Night Mail,' by W. H. Auden. ' The Bridge,' by J. Redwood Anderson. ' The Express,' by Stephen Spender

Contributors

Unknown: Scott Kennedy
Unknown: Mustafa Kemal
Unknown: Modern Turkey.
Unknown: Jo Manton
Story By: Eric Knight
Adapted By: Julia Goodey.
Unknown: W. H. Auden.
Unknown: J. Redwood
Unknown: Stephen Spender

: Racing: The 1951 Festival Coronation Cup

Commentary by Raymond Glendenning, assisted by Claude Harrison as race-reader
From the Grand Stand, Epsom

Contributors

Commentary By: Raymond Glendenning
Assisted By: Claude Harrison

: 'BARCHESTER TOWERS'

by Anthony Trollope. Episode 2

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Trollope.

: Orchestral Hour BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: Tea-time Talk GIRLHOOD IN PARIS

Mrs. Robert Henrey , the authoress, describes her girLhood in Montmartre ar.d beyond the walls of the Paris fortifications
Mrs. Henrey's father was a bricklayer, her mother a talented sempstress, and the little Madeleine was brought up in a hard world but a colourful one in which hand-craft flourished. She now looks back on it from an adult viewpoint, comparing it with London which has been her home since she married and became a mother.

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. Robert Henrey

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' More Tales of Pebblings Village ' by Modwena Sedgwick , told by David . 1—' The Poachers ' followed by ' Little Men '
A serial play by Muriel Levy , based on the famous book by Louisa M. Alcott
1-' A New Boy '
Violin played by Kathleen Malet
Production by May E. Jenkin
Plumfield was by no means an ordinary school, but then you would hardly expect a school run by Jo March, one of the famous ' Little Women,' to be ordinary. After her marriage to Professor Bhaer, Jo was left Plumfield by the Will of her Aunt. And all she asked was ' a wilderness of boys to enjoy it with.' The author. Louisa M. Alcott. declared that most of the incidents were taken from real life and that some of the oddest were the truest.

Contributors

Unknown: Modwena Sedgwick
Told By: David
Play By: Muriel Levy
Book By: Louisa M. Alcott
Played By: Kathleen Malet
Production By: May E. Jenkin
Jo Bhaer: Joan Miller
Fritz Bhaer: Norman Shelley
Nat Blake: Colin Campbell
Tommy Bangs: William Strange
Demi Brooke: Alaric Cotter
Daisy Brooke: Penelope Austin
Stuffy: Bill Croydon
Franz: Paul Jago

: The Weather

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

: Marching and Waltzing

The marches played by the Band of the Irish Guards
Conducted by Lieut. C. H. Jaeger
(Director of Music)
The waltzes played by the Raeburn Orchestra
Conductor, Wynford Reynolds
Introduced by Lionel Marson

Contributors

Conducted By: Lieut. C. H. Jaeger
Conductor: Wynford Reynolds
Introduced By: Lionel Marson

: First House 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
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston

Contributors

Produced By: Alastair Scott-Johnston

: Covent Garden Opera Trust presents the Covent Garden Opera in ' DIE WALKURE '

(The Valkyries)
Act 2 of Wagner's music drama
(sung in German)
Covent Garden Opera Orchestra
(Leader. Thomas Matthews )
Conductor. Karl Rankl
The action takes place in legendary times. Act 2: A wild rocky place

Contributors

Leader: Thomas Matthews
Conductor: Karl Rankl
Wotan: Hans Hotter
Briinnhilde: Astrid Varnay
Fricka: Edith Coates
Siegmund: Set Svanholm
Sieglinde: Kirsten Flagstad
Hunding: Gottlob Frick

: SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT

A personal account of a recent experience at home or abroad

: 'CA C'EST PARIS'

as seen by the tourist
A 2,000th birthday greeting framed in music

: SCIENCE SURVEY

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
An Experiment in Progress
4-The First Results Come In by C. F. Powell , F.R.S.
Professor of Physics in the University of Bristol
This is the last of Professor Powell's talks on the primary cosmic radiation. It is hoped that by this evening the apparatus sent aloft in the balloon experiment of last week will have been recovered and that some indication of the preliminary results will be possible.

Contributors

Unknown: C. F. Powell

: FRENCH CABARET

Lilian Duff introduces records of Edith Piaf and Yves Montand

Contributors

Introduces: Lilian Duff
Unknown: Edith Piaf
Unknown: Yves Montand








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