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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

: ISY GEIGER

and his Viennese Music

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

Readings from
' The Pilgrim's Progress ' and the New Testament

: 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 Rachel Rabinowitz

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Rabinowitz

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY. Some Christian Books and their Authors. ' John Wesley '—1. Script by Gordon Rupp.
10.5 NEWS COMMENTARY

Contributors

Unknown: John Wesley
Script By: Gordon Rupp.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Come, gracious Spirit (BBC Hymn
Book 150)
New Every Morning, page 44 Psalm 89 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 10, vv. 22-39
Our blest Redeemer (BBC Hymn
Book 160)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

National Military Band
Conductor, Arthur Barnes

Contributors

Conductor: Arthur Barnes

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby
11.20 HOW THINGS BEGAN. 6—' Metal Workers on the Move.' Script by Rhoda Power.
11.40 INTF.RMKDIATE FRENCH. Jean-Louis, Rene, et Suzanne font une partie de peche: mais est-ce que les poissons se laisseront prendre? Suivons en tous les cas nos trois amis a la campagne. Texte de Jean Driant

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby
Script By: Rhoda Power.

: TAXI!

The adventures of Shorty, a London taxi-driver by Cyril Campion

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Campion

: 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 Margery Manners
Produced by Alfred Dunning

Contributors

Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping i

: MUSIC-HALL

(Shortened version of last Saturday's recorded broadcast)

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. ' A Cargo of Peat : a story from ' The Shetland Bus' by David Howarth. Adapted for broadcasting by Duncan Taylor
2.20 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. ' My Coronation,' from the Letters of Queen Victoria
2.30 LET'S JOIN IN. A miscellany of poems and stories: ' Sunday Morning ' and ' The Tiddler ' by Leila Berg , followed by Evelyn Thompson 's ' Farmvard Fun ' and ' Jack on Stilts by Herbert McKay
2.50 Orchestral Concerts
Irene Brightman (contralto)
Joseph Cooper (piano)
BBC Opera Chorus
(trained by Alan G. Melville )
BBC Opera Orchestra
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Programme introduced by Joseph Cooper

Contributors

Unknown: David Howarth.
Broadcasting By: Duncan Taylor
Unknown: Leila Berg
Unknown: Evelyn Thompson
Unknown: Herbert McKay
Contralto: Irene Brightman
Piano: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Alan G. Melville
Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Introduced By: Joseph Cooper

: ANY QUESTIONS?

Questions of the moment put by members of the audience are discussed spontaneously by A. G. Street
Frank Byers
Sir Edward Boyle , M.P.
The Rt. Hon. Hector McNeill , M.P.
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
From the Town Hall,
Marlborough. Wiltshire

Contributors

Unknown: A. G. Street
Unknown: Frank Byers
Unknown: Sir Edward Boyle
Unknown: Rt. Hon. Hector McNeill

: 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
Edited and produced by Peter Duncan

Contributors

Interviewed By: John Ellison
Produced By: Peter Duncan

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

* Stories of Sam Pig ' by Alison Uttley
Arranged with music and told by David
4—' Sam Pig and the Echo ' From ' Sam Pig at the Circus'
The song recorded by Diana Maddox

Contributors

Stories Of: Sam Pig
Unknown: Alison Uttley
Told By: David
Unknown: Sam Pig
Unknown: Diana Maddox

: ' Home for a Tortoise': a

talk by Ivor Noël-Hume
5.50 This week's programmes

Contributors

Talk By: Ivor Noël-Hume

: The Weather

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

: THE NIGHT SKY IN JUNE

by J. G. Porter , Ph.D., F.R.A.S.
This month Dr. Porter talks about some of the problems connected with Time and its measurement.
Diagram on preceding page

Contributors

Unknown: J. G. Porter

: BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins
Cyril Smith (piano)

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins
Piano: Cyril Smith

: HALOES IN HAGGERSTON

' Alice '
The first of four sketches of East End life by Father H. A. Wilson
Father Wilson is Vicar of St. Augustine's in the Hackney Road and a Prebendary of St. Paul's Cathedral.

Contributors

Unknown: Father H. A. Wilson

: Rawicz and Landauer in PIANO RHAPSODY

Tonight:
Music for a Summer Evening
Gale Pedrick gives a pen-portrait on page 4

Contributors

Unknown: Gale Pedrick

: 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
Tessie O'Shea
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
(Richard Altenberouch broadcasts by permission of the Boulting Brothers; Lizbeth Webb is appearing in ' Gay's the Word ' at the Empire Theatre, Liverpool; Alfred Marks, in Look In' at the Alexandra Gardens, Weymouth)

Contributors

Unknown: Hermione Gingold
Unknown: Alfred Marks
Unknown: Lizbeth Webb
Unknown: Tessie O'Shea
Conductor: W. H. Dixon
Production By: Ronnie Hill
Unknown: Richard Altenberouch
Unknown: Lizbeth Webb

: CANADIAN COMMENTARY

by Blair Fraser journalist and commentator
( from the International Service of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)

Contributors

Unknown: Blair Fraser

: World Theatre presents Marius Goring in 'L'AIGLON'

with Leon Quartermaine and Arthur Young
Stephen Williams writes on page 4
(Donald Pleasence is appearing in ' Hobson's Choice ' at the Arts Theatre Club, London)

Contributors

Unknown: Leon Quartermaine
Unknown: Arthur Young
Unknown: Stephen Williams
Unknown: Donald Pleasence

: DEBUSSY

Sonata for cello and piano played by Thelma Reiss (cello)
John Hunt (piano)

Contributors

Cello: Thelma Reiss
Piano: John Hunt








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