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: Bright and Early

Ken Beaumont and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Beaumont

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC WEST OF ENGLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
Conductor, Frank Cantell

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' Christ in Command '
A talk by Patrick Hamilton
Editor of The Layman
' Make the men sit down '

Contributors

Talk By: Patrick Hamilton

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Kemlo Stephen

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Kemlo Stephen

: PIANO RECITAL

by Emile Philippe

Contributors

Unknown: Emile Philippe

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: This Week's Composer

HANDEL
Records of the ' Water Music ' and two arias from ' Acis and Galatea'

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Bright the vision (BBC Hymn Book
269)
New Every Morning, page 1 Psalm 63 (Broadcast Psalter) St. John 1, vv. 1-18
God moves in a mysterious way (BBC
Hymn Book 8)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

National Military Band
Conductor, Arthur Barnes

Contributors

Conductor: Arthur Barnes

: THE PAVILION PLAYERS

Directed by David Wolfsthal
John McHugh (tenor)

Contributors

Directed By: David Wolfsthal
Tenor: John McHugh

: YOU MAY LIKE TO HEAR

Prokofiev's Fairy Tale:
Peter and the Wolf played by the Philharmonia Orchestra
Conducted by Igor Markevitch
Narrator, Wilfred Pickles on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Igor Markevitch
Narrator: Wilfred Pickles

: TOP OF THE POPS

Hear your hit tunes old and new sung and played by Diana Coupland , Johnnie Eager
Felix King David Hughes
The Stargazers and the Steve Race Sextet
Producer, Johnnie Stewart

Contributors

Played By: Diana Coupland
Played By: Johnnie Eager
Unknown: Felix King
Unknown: David Hughes
Unknown: Johnnie Stewart

: UP-AND COMING!

A mfdday menu of radio artists known, well known, and unknown with the BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet
Introduced this week by Chappie D'Amato
Produced by Philip Garston-Jones

Contributors

Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Chappie D'Amato
Produced By: Philip Garston-Jones

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MUSIC-HALL

(A shortened version of Saturday's recorded broadcast)

: ANTS

Their agricultural and pastoral pursuits, their mating flights, their slave raids, and their life in the nest together with their ' pets ' and their ' guests '
Narration by Ronald Simpson
Music specially composed by Antony Hopkins
Written and produced by Nesta Pain

Contributors

Unknown: Ronald Simpson
Produced By: Nesta Pain

: Orchestral Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conducted by Maurice Miles

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Maurice Miles

: ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by Ralph Wightman
Jack Longland
Robert Boothby , M.P. Tom Driberg , m.p.
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
From the Y.M.C.A. Theatre, Bristol
Produced by Nicholas Crocker

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Wightman
Unknown: Jack Longland
Unknown: Robert Boothby
Unknown: M.P. Tom Driberg
Question-Master: Freddy Grisewood
Produced By: Nicholas Crocker

: OPERETTA

A record programme of melodies from the musical theatre
Presented by Mark Lubbock

Contributors

Presented By: Mark Lubbock

: IN TOWN TONIGHT

Interesting people who are
In Town Tonight interviewed by John Ellison
' Let's Go Somewhere ' with Brian Johnston
Edited and produced by Peter Duncan

Contributors

Interviewed By: John Ellison
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Produced By: Peter Duncan

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

* The Adventures of Jallopy *
A serial play in six parts by Benedict Ellis
3—' Joe's Easter Regatta '
Banjo played by Joseph Fenton
Jallopy's song set to music by C. Armstrong Gibbs
Production by May Jenkin
5.30 Music at Random
Helen Henschel continues her musical alphabet
6-' F for Fancies and Fantasias '
5.50 This week's programmes

Contributors

Played By: Joseph Fenton
Jallopy: Norman Shelley
Fenella: Ursula Hirst
Mr Float: Peter Claughton
Mrs Float: Hilda Davies
Joe: Michael John
Fat Lady: Doreen Season
Parrot: Bryan Powley
John Apple: Malcolm Knight
Ben: Benedict Ellis

: The Weather

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

: OPEN AIR

Nests in the Snow
Talk by Bruce Campbell
It is now possible to see what effect the freak weather at the end of March had on early nesting birds. Bruce Campbell , Secretary of the British Trust for Ornithology, reports on the situation.

Contributors

Talk By: Bruce Campbell
Unknown: Bruce Campbell

: BOURNEMOUTH MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Edward Armstrong )
Conductor, Charles Groves
From the Winter Gardens,
Bournemouth

Contributors

Leader: Edward Armstrong
Conductor: Charles Groves

: THREE PASSIONS

' She wandered down the Mountainside'
In the first of a group of three talks Kevin FitzGerald considers the fascination of rock climbing

Contributors

Unknown: Kevin Fitzgerald

: PIANO RHAPSODY

by Rawicz and Landauer
Tonight:
Music from Vienna

: Home at Eight

(Richard Attenborough broadcasts by permission of the Boulting Brothers; Hermione Gingold broadcasts by permission of the Cafe de Paris; Alfred Marks is appearing in 'Look In' at the Empire, Finsbury Park; Muriel Smith, in 'South Pacific' at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane; Billie Worth, in 'Call Me Madam,' at the Coliseum, London)

RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH invites you 'Home at Eight'
to welcome HERMIONE GINGOLD and ALFRED MARKS with MURIEL SMITH
'On Stage. Please!' Presenting an interlude by students in their last term at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art ' Off the Record ' Recording celebrity of the week Billie Worth
' Thanks for the Melody' Hits of yesterday and today played by Peter Yorke and his Concert Orchestra The Ipswich Girls' Choir Conductor, W. H. Dixon
PRODUCTION BY RONNIE HILL

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Attenborough
Unknown: Alfred Marks
Unknown: Muriel Smith
Unknown: Billie Worth

: SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT

Eight Weeks in South Africa by Julian Duguid
1—' Europeans Only '
In the first of five talks describing a journey in the Union of South Africa which he recently undertook for the BBC, Julian Duguid gives his impressions of Cape Town and its Coloured people.
Julian Duguid writes on page 7

Contributors

Unknown: Julian Duguid
Unknown: Julian Duguid
Unknown: Julian Duguid

: THE FATHER'

Max Faber writes on page 6

Contributors

Unknown: Max Faber

: CHESS

Great Britain v. Norway
White's twenty-second move
(Great Britain)
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