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: Bright and Early

Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Norman

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC WEST OF ENGLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
Conductor, Frank Cantell

Pampanella - Jose Michelo
Caprice for Strings - Edward White
Selection of Victor Herbert Favourites - arr. Harold Sanford
Casarella - Manlio di Veroli
Waltz: Gold and Silver - Lehar
Fairy Cycle - Norman Whiteley
Irish Pictures - John Ansell

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' Christ's Promise and its Fulfilment'
Talk by Father Gordon Albion

Contributors

Talk By: Father Gordon Albion

: 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

: RECITAL

Henry Wilson and Kathleen McQuitty (two pianos)

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Wilson
Unknown: Kathleen McQuitty

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: This Week's Composer

DELIUS
Some of his popular orchestral music, including ' On hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring' on gramophone records

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Monday in Whitsun Week
Come down. O Love divine (BBC
Hymn Book 149)
New Every Morning, page 44 Psalm 139 (Broadcast psalter) Acts 10. vv. 34-48
Breathe on me. breath of God (BBC
Hymn Book 148)

: Music While You Work

Band of the Royal Horse Guards
(The Blues)
Conducted by Captain David McBain
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Captain David McBain

: Richard Todd in ' THE STORY OF ROBIN HOOD'

A serial in five episodes based on the old ballad tales with scenes and music from the new
R.K.O. Walt Disney British film
' Robin Hood '
Written for broadcasting by Desmond Carrington
Produced by Thurstan Holland
1—' Robin o' the Wood '

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Desmond Carrington
Produced By: Thurstan Holland

: DOHNANYI

Quartet No. 2, in D flat, Op. 15 played by the Macgibbon String Quartet

: LIGHT MUSIC

from Switzerland
The Claude Yvoire Ensemble and the Grand Jazz Symphonique
Orchestra of Radio Geneva
Conducted by Tony Bell

Contributors

Conducted By: Tony Bell

: UP-AND COMING!

A midday menu of radio artists known, well known, and unknown with the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet
Introduced this week by Helen Clare
Produced by Alfred Dunning

Contributors

Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Helen Clare
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MUSIC-HALL

(A shortened version of last Saturday's recorded broadcast)

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by Ralph Wightman , Jack Longland John Betjeman , Sir Gerald Barry
Travelling Question-Master ,
Freddy Grisewood
From Bath

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Wightman
Unknown: Jack Longland
Unknown: John Betjeman
Unknown: Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown: Travelling Question-Master

: OPERETTA

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

Contributors

Presented By: Mark Lubbock

: Orchestral Hour BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte
Cyril Preedy (piano)

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte
Piano: Cyril Preedy

: The Voice of Michael Vane

Contributors

Written by: James Dyrenforth
Music by: Kenneth Leslie-Smith
Orchestra: BBC Revue Orchestra
Conducted by: Robert Busby
Production by: Tom Ronald
Gyles Ward: Wilfred Babbage
Kitty, his wife: Gladys Young
Jennifer: Marjorie Westbury
Nita: Patricia Field
Michael Vane: Lewis Stringer
Mr Packberry: Julian Mitchell
Police Sergeant: Fred Yule
Police Constable: Harry Hearn
Narrator: James Dyrenforth
Singer: Ann Sullivan
Singer: David Hughes

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

* Stories of Sam Pig ' by Alison Uttley
Arranged with music and told by David
3 —'Sam Pig's Treasure '
From ' Sam Pig at the Circus '
The song recorded by Diana Maddox
5.30 ' Going to the Pictures '
Eric Gillett reviews some of the new films now showing
5.50 This week's programmes

Contributors

Stories Of: Sam Pig
Unknown: Alison Uttley
Unknown: Sam Pig
Unknown: Diana Maddox
Unknown: Eric Gillett

: The Weather

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

: SPORT

Athletics: The County Championship and British Games Meeting at the White City. by Harold Abrahams
Motor Racing: The B.A.R.C. Meeting at Goodwood, by Raymond Baxter
Also, racing results and cricket scores

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Abrahams
Unknown: Raymond Baxter

: THE SWANNERY

Abbotsbury, Dorset
A visit by Peter Scott , Ralph Wightman , and Frank Gillard to Abbotsbury, where Fred Lexter , the swanherd, shows them round
Produced by David Thomson
On the shores of a lagoon-hidden from the open sea by a high wall of pebbles known as Chesil Beach-swans, terns, and many other wild birds have been nesting for hundreds of years. The swannery, which is now one of the best-known bird sanctuaries in England, belonged to the monks until the Dissolution of the Monasteries four hundred years ago; it is now the property of the Earl of Ilchester.

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Scott
Unknown: Ralph Wightman
Unknown: Frank Gillard
Unknown: Fred Lexter
Produced By: David Thomson

: BOURNEMOUTH MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Edward Armstrong )
Conductor, Charles Groves
When Vaughan Williams was in his early thirties he spent some time in Norfolk, where he noted down a number of traditional melodies as they were sung by the country people. This first-hand research into folk music, which had a profound effect on much of his later work, bore immediate fruit in three Norfolk Rhapso dies for orchestra. The first of these was brought out at a Promenade Concert in 1906; the other two (now withdrawn by the composer) were heard at the Cardiff Festival in the following year.
For his ballet The Great Elopement Sir Thomas Beecham has made use of movements from Handel's harpsichord suites, and also from the operas, including Tcseo, Rodrigo, 11 pastor fido, and Ariodanie. Harold Rutland

Contributors

Leader: Edward Armstrong
Conductor: Charles Groves
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Norfolk Rhapso
Unknown: Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Harold Rutland

: Richard Attenborough invites you HOME AT EIGHT

to welcome
Hermione Gingold and Alfred Marks with Lizbeth Webb
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
Jimmy Young
(Continued in next column)
Thanks for the Melody
Hits of Yesterday and Today played by Peter Yorke and his Concert Orchestra
Ipswich Girls' Choir
Conductor, W. H. Dixon
Production by Ronnie Hill

Contributors

Unknown: Hermione Gingold
Unknown: Alfred Marks
Unknown: Lizbeth Webb
Played By: Peter Yorke
Conductor: W. H. Dixon
Production By: Ronnie Hill

: AMERICAN COMMENTARY

A Transatlantic Interview
William Clark interviews
Clifton Utley in Chicago

Contributors

Unknown: William Clark
Unknown: Clifton Utley

: TRIPLE BILL

Three plays by Michael Kelly
' Only Got Egg '
9.40 app. The Philosopher'
10.10 app. ' The Patriot '
Production by Hugh Stewart

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Kelly
Production By: Hugh Stewart
David Reid: Derek Aylward
Anne Robertson: Mary Jones
Lady Bannock: Susan Richards
Abdul Ibn Jaffar: Roger Delgado
The Alchemist: Eric Anderson
The Boy: Michael Harding
The Lady: Virginia Winter
The Queen: Louise Lister
Pedro: Christopher Lee
Captain Cooper: Duncan McLntyre
Mr Jones: John Stockbridge

: CHESS

Great Britain v. Norway
The daily moves will be resumed tomorrow
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