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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: HUGH JAMES

and his Orchestra

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS:

A series of talks by a District Nurse
' Talking '

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

Twentieth-Century Serenaders
(Leader, Max Jaffa )
Conducted by Monia Liter

Contributors

Leader: Max Jaffa
Conducted By: Monia Liter

: RECITAL

Arthur Copley (baritone)
Cara Hall (piano)

Contributors

Baritone: Arthur Copley
Piano: Cara Hall

: ALONE ON AN ISLAND

Nigel Nicolson , M.P., describes the kind of holiday he spends en an island he owns in the Outer
Hebrides

Contributors

Unknown: Nigel Nicolson

: This Week's Composer

HAYDN
Records of some of his instrumental music

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Guide me. 0 thou great Redeemer
(BBC Hymn Book 140)
New Every Morning, page 76
Psalm 118; part 1 (Broadcast Psalter) Ephresians 2. vv. 11-22
Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
(BBC Hymn Book 307)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Cyril Ornadel and his Orchestra with William Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Ornadel
Unknown: William Davies

: RECITAL

Peggy Stack (soprano)
Gwendolen Mason (harp)

Contributors

Harp: Gwendolen Mason

: MORNING SERIAL

'Tom Sawyer ' by Mark Twain
Abridged and read by Stanley Maxted
Fourth instalment

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Sawyer
Unknown: Mark Twain
Read By: Stanley Maxted

: MORNING STAR

Gramophone records of Jean Sablon

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Sablon

: ON YOUR FARM

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

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: FILM TIME

Introduced by Leslie Mitchell
This week's edition includes the iollowing recorded items:
Plans for Playtime: introduced by Jeanne Heal. This week's guest, Carol Marsh
Scenes that Made them Famous-7: Peter Noble relates the turning point in the career of Mai Zetterling
A visit to the set of ' The Long Memory,' a Hugh Stewart production at Pinewood Studios. Interviews with John Mills. Eva Bergh. John Slater , and the director Robert Hamer
Excerpts from the sound-track of the Paramount Technicolor musical' Just for You,' starring Bing Crosby. Jane Wyman. and Ethel Barrytnore
Script written by Michael Storm
Produced by Pat Osborne

Contributors

Introduced By: Leslie Mitchell
Introduced By: Jeanne Heal.
Unknown: Carol Marsh
Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: Hugh Stewart
Unknown: John Mills.
Unknown: Eva Bergh.
Unknown: John Slater
Unknown: Robert Hamer
Unknown: Bing Crosby.
Unknown: Jane Wyman.
Written By: Michael Storm
Produced By: Pat Osborne

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: TUNES FOR EVERYBODY

BBC Northern Orchestra
Conductor, John Hopkins

Contributors

Conductor: John Hopkins

: ' TOO CLEVER FOR LOVE'

A play by Walter Greenwood
Adapted for broadcasting by Mollie Greenhalgh
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by Wilfrid Grantham

Contributors

Play By: Walter Greenwood
Broadcasting By: Mollie Greenhalgh
Produced By: Wilfrid Grantham
James Blair: Brian Wilde
Joan Blair: Ursula Hanray
Mr Blair: Frank Pettitt
Mrs Blair: Beatrice Varley
Mrs Dorbell: Iris Ballard
Helen Blair: Charlotte Mitchell
Richard Sanders: Nicholas Parsons
Sam Balcombe: Patrick Troughton
Betty Sanders: Margaret Ward
Tom Holroyd: Arthur Lawrence

: MARGARET RITCHIE

(soprano) and EILEEN JOYCE (piano)
Canzonetta: Ridente la calma
(Mozart): Margaret Ritchie , accompanied by Gerald Moore
The Shepherd on the Rock (Schubert): Margaret Ritchie , accompanied by Reginald Kell (clarinet) and Gerald Moore (piano)
,Papillons, Op. 2 (Schumann):
Eileen Joyce
Bid me discourse (Bishop):
Margaret Ritchie , accompanied by Gerald Moore
Tell me, lovely shepherd (Boyce):
Margaret Ritchie , accompanied by Gerald Moore
Waltz in B minor. Op. 69 No. 2
(Chopin): Eileen Joyce
Prelude in G minor. Op. 23 No. 5
(Rachmaninov): Eileen Joyce on gramophone records

Contributors

Piano: Eileen Joyce
Unknown: Margaret Ritchie
Unknown: Gerald Moore
Unknown: Margaret Ritchie
Clarinet: Reginald Kell
Clarinet: Gerald Moore
Unknown: Eileen Joyce
Unknown: Margaret Ritchie
Accompanied By: Gerald Moore
Unknown: Margaret Ritchie
Accompanied By: Gerald Moore
Unknown: Eileen Joyce
Unknown: Eileen Joyce

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' The House at Kilmartin' * by Ann Bridge
Adapted as a serial play . in six parts by Eve Howland
5 — ' The Great Discovery '
Prtduced by Frances Campbell
5.30 Leonard Thomson
(boy soprano) sings Scottish songs and Willie Joss reads a story:
' Chairlie sees the Sea ' by Lavinia Derwent

Contributors

Unknown: Frances Campbell
Unknown: Leonard Thomson
Unknown: Willie Joss
Unknown: Lavinia Derwent
Brenda (Bunty) Gilston: Yvonne Hills
Hilary Gilston: Delena Kidd
Bob Gitston: Denis Monteith
Mrs Gilston: Eve Howland
Nickall, the handyman: Tom Fleming
Mr MacAusland: Robin Russell
Narrator: Nora Laidlaw

: The Weather

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

: THE KURSAAL ORCHESTRA

Directed by Louis Voss

Contributors

Directed By: Louis Voss

: First House 'TAXI !'

by Cyril Campion and the Passenger
Production by Audrey Cameron

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Campion
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Shorty: Jerry Verno
Carol: Pamela Galloway
Mrs Hainton: Elsa Palmer
Adrian: Geoffrey Keen
Inspector McIntyre: Duncan McLntyre
Jenks: John Warrington

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Arnold Richardson
From the Civic Hall, Wolverhampton
First of a series of four recitals
See Harold Rutland on page 6
Next Thursday: Geraint Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Arnold Richardson
Unknown: Geraint Jones

: FORTRESS ON THE WHITE CLIFFS

An outside broadcast from
Dover Castle, Kent
Dover Castle, for so many centuries the guardian of the famous White Cliffs on the coast of Kent, is the scene of tonight's outside broadcast. John Arlott introduces the programme. Audrey Russell , who spent a good deal of time at Dover during the last war, considers what it must have been like to live as a resident in this walled fortress. Charles Parker outlines the measures taken by successive generations to build up the Castle's defences and describes the massive earthworks which were included in the defences against Napoleon. Finally. Henry Riddell talks about the part played by the coastal battery in the defence of Britain and the English Channel.

Contributors

Introduces: John Arlott
Unknown: Audrey Russell
Unknown: Charles Parker
Talks: Henry Riddell

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

from the National Radio Show
Earls Court
Anona Winn. Joy
Adamson Jack Train , and Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions and Gilbert Harding knows some of the answers
(' Twenty Questions ' is broadcast by arrangement with Maurice Winntck )
To be repeated tomorrow at 7.30 (Light); Wednesday at 4.0 (Home)

Contributors

Unknown: Adamson Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Arrangement With: Maurice Winntck

: SUMMER DISCUSSION

The Cost of a Home
Speakers:
Mrs. I. T. Barclay
W. G. Boys
P. L. Leigh-Breese
E. G. Samways
In the chair:
A. G. Street
Since 1945 the cost of building a house has. risen by several hundreds of pounds. This means higher rents for tenants and higher charges for owner-occupiers. Meanwhile, existing property is not being maintained because of Rent Restriction. Is there an answer to this state of affairs?

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. I. T. Barclay
Unknown: W. G. Boys
Unknown: P. L. Leigh-Breese
Unknown: E. G. Samways

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

The Martin String Quartet:
David Martin (violin)
Neville Marriner (violin)
Eileen Grainger (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello)
Herbert Murrill completed his String' Quartet a few months before the war, in May 1939. It is one of his most considerable works, revealing a wide range of feeling and an exceptional command of the medium. As a whole the Quartet possesses an almost classical elegance, though certain passages have a passionate jntensity and the harmonies are of our day. Parts of the' work were written (as the composer once told me) while he was staying in France, near the Spanish frontier; and the hints of jazz in the finale and its undercurrent of sadness arose as he looked across to Spain one night (where the Civil War was being fought) and heard at the same time strains of dance music coming from an hotel nearby. The first movement (which is in A minor) is marked Allegramente; the second is a lively Scherzo (Presto leggiero e volante); the third (Andante molto moderato) has the character of an Elegy; the fourth (in C major) is an Allegro. Distinction of mind and ' a most excellent fancy ' are apparent in the Quartet, and intensify our sense of loss in the death of the composer, at the age of forty-three, a month ago.
Harold Rutland

Contributors

Violin: David Martin
Violin: Neville Marriner
Viola: Eileen Grainger
Cello: Bernard Richards
Unknown: Herbert Murrill








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