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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Yewco Works' Band
Conductor. Albert Lunn

Contributors

Conductor: Albert Lunn

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: RECORD ROUNDABOUT

A gramophone miscellany

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

Talks for the days after Christmas by Joseph McCulloch

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph McCulloch

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: HINTS FOR HOUSEWIVES

by Louise Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Davies

: MORNING MUSIC

Peter Yorke and his Concert Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Yorke

: RECITAL

Henry Wilson and Kathleen McQuitty (two pianos)

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Wilson
Unknown: Kathleen McQuitty

: AMERICANCOMMENTARY

by Clifton Utley

Contributors

Unknown: Clifton Utley

: This Week's Composer

MOZART
Excerpts from ' Don Giovanni' and ' Figaro' on gramophone records

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Jesus, good above all other (BBC
Hymn Book 72)
New Every Morning, page 83
Carol: He smiles within his cradle 1 John 3, w. 1-10
Child in the manger (BBC Hymn
Book 45)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Frank Baron and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Baron

: SOUTH SEA SERENADERS

Directed by Ernest Penfold with George Barclay

Contributors

Directed By: Ernest Penfold
Unknown: George Barclay

: FRENCH MUSIC

Adrienne Cole (soprano)
Clifton Helliwell (accompanist)
The Camden Trio:
Evelyn Rothwell (oboe)
Archie Camden (bassoon)
Wilfrid Parry (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Adrienne Cole
Accompanist: Clifton Helliwell
Oboe: Evelyn Rothwell
Bassoon: Archie Camden
Piano: Wilfrid Parry

: WATSON'S CHOICE

A programme of gramophone records presented by Jack Watson

Contributors

Presented By: Jack Watson

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: The Eye-Witness

Reports from Britain and overseas

: EDMUNDO ROS

and his Rumba Band
(Edmundo Ros and his Rumba Band are appearing at the New Coconut Grove, London)

Contributors

Unknown: Edmundo Ros

: Orchestral Hour LONDON LIGHT CONCERT ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Tom Jenkins )
Conducted by Michael Krein

Contributors

Leader: Tom Jenkins
Conducted By: Michael Krein

: Wednesday Matinée English Theatre 1900-1950 ' MR. GILLIE'

by James Bridie
Adapted for broadcasting and produced by James Crampsey
Introduction by Alan Dent
Music by Cedric Thorpe Davie played by a section of the BBC Scottish Orchestra
Conducted by Alexander Gibson
The play was first produced at the King's Theatre, Glasgow, on February 13, 1950

Contributors

Unknown: James Bridie
Produced By: James Crampsey
Unknown: Alan Dent
Music By: Cedric Thorpe Davie
Conducted By: Alexander Gibson
Mr Gillie: James McKechnie
Mrs Gillie: Ella Milne
Dr Watson: Duncan McLntyre
Nelly Watson: Gudrun Ure
Tom Donnelly: Gordon Cameron
Mr Gibb: Peter Hutton
Judge: Ivan Samson
Procurator: Laurence Hardy

: WOLFGANG SCHNEIDERHAN (violin) and FRIEDRICH WOHRER (piano)

Sonata in C minor, Op. 30 No. 2
(Beethoven) on gramophone records

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' The Tailor of Gloucester'
The book by Beatrix Potter adapted for radio by Gordon Crier with music by Michael North
Chorus of mice and bats
A section of the George Mitchell Choir
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet Production by Michael North
5.30 ' Three Hundred and Sixty Five Days': a New Year's Eve talk by Stephen King-Hall
5.50 Children's Hour prayers, conducted by Katharine Trevelyan

Contributors

Book By: Beatrix Potter
Unknown: Gordon Crier
Music By: Michael North
Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet
Production By: Michael North
Conducted By: Katharine Trevelyan
Storyteller: Gladys Young
The Tailor of Gloucester: , Jan van Der Gucht
Simpkin. the cat.: Sidney Horwood
The Mayor of Gloucester: George James
His Intended: Diana Maddox

: The Weather

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

: BANJO BARBECUE

A musical entertainment given by Edric Connor with Troise and his Banjoliers

Contributors

Unknown: Edric Connor

: 'THE FLIGHT INTO EGYPT'

by Brigadier H. G. Henderson , c.B.E.
In the winter of 1944 Brigadier Henderson found himself in Egypt and able to carry out a journey which he had long planned. It was to trace the steps of the Holy Family as they fled into Egypt from Herod's attempts to k.H the young Child. In this talk Brigadier Henderson tells of his experience.

Contributors

Unknown: H. G. Henderson

: First House HENRY HALL'S GUEST NIGHT

Highlights of the Show World
Stars of the stage, screen, radio, and concert platform, with the BBC Revue Orchestra
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston (Light)

Contributors

Produced By: Alastair Scott-Johnston

: SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT

Fear of Flood by Christopher Serpell
BBC correspondent in Rome
Christopher Serpell has visited the scene of the terrible floods that devastated part of the Po Valley last year. He gives a picture of the damage and disorganisation that occurred and describes the elaborate plans that are being carried out to prevent another disaster by flood.

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

Max Rostal (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent
Part 1

Contributors

Violin: Max Rostal
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent

: A New Year's Eve edition of WE BEG TO DIFFER

A discussion on various topics between
Kay Hammond , Joyce Grenfell Gladys Young , Charmian Innes Gilbert Harding , John Clements
In the chair, Roy Plomley
Produced by Pat Dixon

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Hammond
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Gladys Young
Unknown: Charmian Innes
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Unknown: John Clements
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Pat Dixon

: MAURICE CHEVALIER

with Harold Smart and his Quartet
Production by Tom Ronald

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Smart
Production By: Tom Ronald

: 'THE YEAR GOES BY'

A narrative of 1952 During the last hour of the old year some of its outstanding events and personalities are recalled
Narrator, Leo Genn
In addition to recordings special contributors include:
Harold Abrahams , Spike Hughes
Rex Alston , Graham Hutton
René Cutforth, Wilfred Pickles
Laurence Easterbrook John Snagge
Charles Gardner , Edward Ward and Raymond Glendenning
Edited and produced by Joe Burroughs
(Wilfred Pickles is appearing in ' The Gay Dog ' at the Piccadilly Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Abrahams
Unknown: Spike Hughes
Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: Graham Hutton
Unknown: Wilfred Pickles
Unknown: Laurence Easterbrook John Snagge
Unknown: Charles Gardner
Unknown: Edward Ward
Unknown: Raymond Glendenning
Produced By: Joe Burroughs
Produced By: Wilfred Pickles

: Toast to 1953

The National Anthem








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