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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Morris Motors Band
Conductor, G. V. Brooks

Contributors

Conductor: G. V. Brooks

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast tor farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: RECORD ROUNDABOUT

A gramophone miscellany

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

Readings from the Gospels
' Christ the Healer '

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: In the Kitchen: Semolina Meringue

by Margaret Ryan

(BBC recording)

Contributors

Speaker: Margaret Ryan

: MORNING MUSIC

The Melachrino Strings
Conducted by George Melachrino

Contributors

Conducted By: George Melachrino

: RECITAL

Bratza (violin)
Dushko Yovanovitch (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Dushko Yovanovitch

: OF COURSE YOU CAN DO IT!

W. P. Matthew advises housewives to be independent of their menfolk in the small technical breakdowns of daily life

Contributors

Unknown: W. P. Matthew

: This Week's Composer

BACH
Some of his organ music, including the Toccata and Fugue In D minor, and the ' Great' Fantasia and Fugue in G on gramophone records

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Angel-voices, ever singing (A. and M. 550)
New Every Morning, page 50
Canticle 1. w. 1-15 (Broadcast Psalter)
St. Matthew 20, vv. 17-28
Give light 0 Lord (A. amd M. 700)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Oscar Rabin and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Oscar Rabin

: SIDNEY DAVEY

and his Players with Marion Browne (soprano)

Contributors

Soprano: Marion Browne

: MORNING SERIAL

' Short List' by R. Philmore
Read by Donald Bisset
13 — ' A Possible Solution '

Contributors

Unknown: R. Philmore
Read By: Donald Bisset

: A MIDDAY DATE

with Danny Levan and his Sextet Rita Williams , Jimmy Young and Harold Smart at the electric organ

Contributors

Unknown: Danny Levan
Unknown: Rita Williams
Unknown: Jimmy Young
Unknown: Harold Smart

: OPENING OF THE RADIO SHOW. 1951

See top of page and page 3

: Interlude

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: TUNES FOR EVERYBODY

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

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter
Piano: Lionel Bowman

: Wednesday Matinee 'THE SONNET'

A play founded on fact by Ruddick Millar
Scene: Belfast in the year 1802

Contributors

Unknown: Ruddick Millar
Mrs Siddons: Hilda Johnston
William Siddons: A Musgrave Horner
Patty Wilkinson: Catherine Summerton
Michaei Atkins: James Boyce
Mrs Crawford: Nita Hardie
Mr Bruce: Harold Goldblatt

: 'POSSESSION'

A play for broadcasting by Thea Kenny
Scene: In the suburbs of Belfast
Plays produced by James Mageean

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Thea Kenny
Produced By: James Mageean
Mrs Wilson: Nita Hardie
Mr Murray: George Kelly

: CELEBRITY RECITAL

Sonata In F, for violin and piano
(K.376) (Mozart): Yehudi and Hephzibah Menuhin
Old American Songs: Long Time
Ago; The Dodger; Simple Gifts (arr. Copland): Peter Pears (tenor). Benjamin Britten (piano)
Sonata No. 3. in D minor, for violin and piano (Brahms): Yehudi and Hephzibah Menuhin on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Hephzibah Menuhin
Tenor: Peter Pears
Piano: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Hephzibah Menuhin

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Mother Michel and her Cat'
The story behind a strange old French song
Freely adapted and dramatised for broadcasting by Antonia Ridge
Other parts played bt Donald Richards. Dillwyn Owen. Paul Copus
The Snowflakes Choir
Conductor. Eira Novello Williams
Produced by Lorraine Daivies
5.30 ' Caribbean Kaleidoscope ' : a talk by Major Bill Wakeham
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by the Rev. Derek Tasker

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Antonia Ridge
Unknown: Donald Richards.
Unknown: Dillwyn Owen.
Unknown: Paul Copus
Conductor: Eira Novello Williams
Produced By: Lorraine Daivies
Talk By: Major Bill Wakeham
Unknown: Rev. Derek Tasker
Narrator: John Darran
Madame the Oountesa: Kitty Short
Mother Michel: Sybil Arundale
Father Lustucru: John Wing
Nicholas-: Maxwell Pryce

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: Sport

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Vivian Ellis discusses with Roy Plomley (in a recorded programme) the gramophone records he would choose to have with him if he were condemned to spend the rest of his life on a desert island

Contributors

Unknown: Vivian Ellis
Unknown: Roy Plomley

: First House HENRY HALL'S GUEST NIGHT

Highlights of the Show World
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston '

Contributors

Produced By: Alastair Scott-Johnston

: ROYAL OBSERVATORY

A visit to Greenwich and Herstmonceux Castle to hear about the work carried out by the Astronomer Royal and his assistants commentators
Raymond Baxter
Henry Riddell , Audrey Russell
Berkeley Smith , Peter West
See page 9

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Unknown: Henry Riddell
Unknown: Audrey Russell
Unknown: Berkeley Smith
Unknown: Peter West

: NEWS

: AMERICAN COMMENTARY

by Julian Bentley

Contributors

Unknown: Julian Bentley

: Trafalgar Square: Past and Present

An impression of London's most popular square
Written by Dorothy Baker
Narrated by John Phillips
with Molly Lawson, Betty Linton, Julia Hand, John Le Mesurier, Leigh Crutchley, Elsa Palmier, Alfie Bass, Joe Stern, Patience Collier, Oliver Burt, Douglas Seale, Norma Shebbeare, Derek Birch, Micheil Bazalgette, Gerard McClarnon
Produced by R. D. Smith

Contributors

Writer: Dorothy Baker
Narrator: John Phillips
Produced by: R. D. Smith

: RECITAL

Philharmonic String Trio:
David Martin (violin)
Max Gillbert (viola)
James Whitehead (cello)
Lennox Berkeley 's String Trio, a masterly essay in a difficult medium, was first played at a Gerald Cooper concert in London in 1944. Its three movements range from the brisk yet lyrical opening movement (Moderato), through the tender simplicity of the Adagio, to the finale (Allegro) in which elements of humour and drama are happily combined. . H R.

Contributors

Violin: David Martin
Viola: Max Gillbert
Cello: James Whitehead
Unknown: Lennox Berkeley

: News Summary

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