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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: TROISE

and his Banjoliers.

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' The Spirit of Love '
Talk by Father Gordon Albion

Contributors

Talk By: Father Gordon Albion

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Welsh Orchestra
Conducted by Arwel Hughes

Contributors

Conducted By: Arwel Hughes

: RECITAL

The Lyric Ensemble:
Ilse Wolf (soprano)
Arda Mandikian (soprano)
Helen Pykp (piano)
Estelle Wine (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Ilse Wolf
Soprano: Arda Mandikian
Piano: Helen Pykp
Piano: Estelle Wine

: PAINTING A VILLAGE

by Harry Ibbetson
The speaker is a painter and sculptor by profession. Some years ago he painted and drew everyone he could in the village in which he then lived, as well as scenes of the village itself; he says he had an amusing and interesting time doing it.

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Ibbetson

: This Week's Composer

DELIUS
Records of some of his songs and instrumental music, and ' A Song before Sunrise '

: THE DAILY SERVICE

All hail the power of Jesus' name
(BBC Hymn Book 118)
New Every Morning, page 33
Canticle 12 (Broadcast psalter) Ezekiel 37, vv. 1-14
0 King enthroned on high (BBC
Hymn Book 158)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Anton and his Orchestra

: Richard Todd in ' THE STORY OF ROBIN HOOD'

A serial in five episodes
For details see Friday at 11.0
4— ' Friar Tuck '

: MORNING STAR

Gramophone records of Dinah Shore

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. ' Josef Haydn. ' Kleine Einfuhrung in das Leben und Werk des grossen Komponisten. Text von Else Johannsen -Wagner

Contributors

Unknown: Josef Haydn.
Unknown: Kleine Einfuhrung
Unknown: Werk Des Grossen Komponisten.
Unknown: Johannsen Wagner

: ON YOUR FARM

Overseas Farming
An edited version of Land and Livestock, the magazine farming programme broadcast each week in the General Overseas Service

: Workers' Playtime

from a canteen in Belfast
with Charlie Chester, Tollefsen, Josephine Crombie
James Moody at the piano
Presented by Jack McGeagh

Contributors

Unknown: Charlie Chester
Unknown: Tollefsen Josephine Crombie
Unknown: James Moody
Presented By: Jack McGeagh

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: FILM TIME

Introduced by Leslie Mitchell
This week's edition includes the following recorded items:
Plans for Playtime: introduced by Jeanne Heal. This week's guests: Michael Denison and Dulcie Gray
Scenes that made them famous-3. Peter Noble relates the turning point in the career of Shelley Winters
A visit to the set of the Ealing Studios production ' The Gentle Gunman,' including interviews with John Mills , Dirk Bogarde , Gilbert Harding , and Joseph Tomelty
Excerpts from the sound-track of the John Ford Technicolor production ' The Quiet Man.' a Republic picture starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara , and Barry Fitzgerald with Ward Bond and Victor McLaglen
(Michael Denison and Dttlcie Gray are appearing in 'Dragon's Mouih ' at the Winter Garden Theatre, London)

Contributors

Introduced By: Leslie Mitchell
Introduced By: Jeanne Heal.
Unknown: Michael Denison
Unknown: Dulcie Gray
Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: John Mills
Unknown: Dirk Bogarde
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Unknown: Joseph Tomelty
Unknown: Maureen O'Hara
Unknown: Barry Fitzgerald
Unknown: Victor McLaglen
Unknown: Michael Denison
Unknown: Dttlcie Gray

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: NEW CASINO ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Reginald Kilbey

Contributors

Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey

: NEGRO SPIRITUALS

on gramophone records

: Orchestral Hour BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Frank Thomas )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
William Herbert (tenor)

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter
Tenor: William Herbert

: Tea-time Talk: My Mountain Cottage in Norway

by Eric Grimley
Colonel Grimley describes the remote retreat where, last autumn, he spent three none-too-comfortable weeks quite alone.

Contributors

Speaker: Eric Grimley

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' The Sad Little Fawn': a story by Kitty Styles, told by David followed by * The Islanders'
A new serial play in five parts by Roland Pertwee based on his book of the same name
4—' The Hunt'
Other parts played by: Lockwood West . Doreen Season
David Rivers .Henry Searle Sheila Jervis , John Quayle and Barry MacGregor
Production by May Jenkin
In spite of the enmity of Captain Gerrity. the three Islanders had greatly enjoyed Mr. Beckett's tea-party and it resulted in an invitation for all three to come to Lorna Badshaw's birthday party. The Master of the Staghounds invited Pat to hunt and his excitement was only tempered by realising that Toby didn't approve of hunting.

Contributors

Unknown: Roland Pertwee
Played By: Lockwood West
Played By: Doreen Season
Unknown: David Rivers
Unknown: Henry Searle
Unknown: Sheila Jervis
Unknown: John Quayle
Unknown: Barry MacGregor
Production By: May Jenkin
Unknown: Captain Gerrity.
Unknown: Lorna Badshaw'S
Pat Farraday: Warren Hearnden
Toby Frognall: Michael Darlington
Nick Watney: Colin Campbell
Mr Beckett: Gordon McLeod
Vellaby: Roland Pertwee
Captain Gerrity: Ralph Truman
Colonel Danby: Bruce Belfrage
Mrs Danby: Joan Henley
Margery Danby: Marise Hepworth
Mrs Bradshaw: Sybil Arundale
Lorna Bradshaw: Ursula Hirst
Joe: Michael John
Ernie: Wilfrid Downing
Tom Higgler: Charles Wreford

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forecasts. followed by a dptailed forecast for South-East England

: MUSIC OF THE REGIMENTS

Coldstream Guards
West Yorkshire Regiment
The Cameronians
(Scottish Rifles)
The Border Regiment
The Loyal Regiment
Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers played by the Band of the Royal Military School of Music
(by permission of the Commandant)
Conducted by Major Meredith Roberts , U.B.E.,
Director of Music with Tudor Evans (baritone)
Introduced by Lionel Marson Produced by Harry Mortimer

Contributors

Conducted By: Major Meredith Roberts
Baritone: Tudor Evans
Introduced By: Lionel Marson
Produced By: Harry Mortimer

: First House TAXI!

The adventures of Shorty, a London taxi driver by Cyril Campion and the Passenger
Production by Audrey Cameron

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Campion
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Shorty: Jerry Verno
Count Amadee Roubillard: David Peel
Anthony St Clayre: John Stevens
Inspector: George Cross
Freddy Jaikea,: Marten Tiffen
Miriam Laton: Ann Codrington

: THE THURSDAY RECITAL

Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
Frederick Stone (accompanist)

Contributors

Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier
Accompanist: Frederick Stone

: THE OLDEST REGIMENT IN THE BRITISH ARMY

A visit to the Headquarters of the Honourable Artillery Company which overlooks the Artillery ground at Finsbury just outside the boundaries of the City of London
At Armoury House the commentators — Wynford Vaughan Thomas. Henry Riddell , Raymond Baxter , and Max Robertson —describe some of the interesting things to be seen there and give a glimpse of the training of certain of the Units which form part of the Honourable Artillery Company. including the two modern Regiments of Artillery and the picturesque Company of Pikemen and Musketeers

Contributors

Commentators: Wynford Vaughan Thomas.
Commentators: Henry Riddell
Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Unknown: Max Robertson

: Ted Ray in ' RAY'S A LAUGH'

with Kitty Bluett
Peter Sellers , Patricia Hayes
Graham Stark , Charles Leno
John Hanson , The King's Men
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Robert Busby Script by Eddie Maguire ,
George Wadmore , and Ted Ray
Produced by George Inns

Contributors

Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Graham Stark
Unknown: Charles Leno
Unknown: John Hanson
Conductor: Robert Busby
Script By: Eddie Maguire
Script By: George Wadmore
Produced By: George Inns

: ANGLO-AMERICAN RELATIONS IN THE ATOMIC AGE

A lecture by Dr. James B. Conant
The President of Harvard University gives a shortened version of the third Stevenson Memorial Lecture, delivered at the London School of Economics in March.

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. James B. Conant

: THE CEREMONY OF THE KEYS

A broadcast of the ancient ceremony carried out by the Chief Warder, on this occasion in conjunction with the Second Battalion of the Scots Guards
Described by John Snagge from the Tower of London
(By permission of the Constable.
H.M. Tower of London)
Pictures on page 4

Contributors

Unknown: John Snagge

: Joy Nichols, Dick Bentley and Jimmy Edwards in 'TAKE IT FROM HERE'

with Wallas Eaton , The Keynotes
Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Robert Busby
(Jimmy Edwards is appearing in London Laughs ' at the Adelphi Theatre, London; Wallas Eaton , in ' Zip Goes a Million ' M the Palace Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown: Wallas Eaton
Conductor: Robert Busby
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Wallas Eaton

: SCIENCE SURVEY

Science in the Antarctic
A review by British members of the Norwegian-British-Swedish
Antarctic Expedition, 1949-52
Speakers:
G. de Q. Robin
(physicist)
E. F. Roots and A. Reece
(geologists)
C. W. J. Swithinbank
(glaciologist)
Tonight's programme gives a composite picture of the scientific investigations carried out by the members of the expedition, who returned to this country some months ago

Contributors

Unknown: E. F. Roots
Unknown: A. Reece
Unknown: J. Swithinbank

: CHESS

Great Britain v. Norway
Black's fortieth move
(Norway)
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