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: Bright and Early

Marcel Gardner and his Serenade Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Marcel Gardner

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra

(Leader, William McInulty)
Conductor, David Curry
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Leader: William McInulty
Conductor: David Curry

: LIFT CP YOUR HEARTS!

A talk by Hugh Redwood

Contributors

Talk By: Hugh Redwood

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

Philip Green and his Concert Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Green

: RECITAL

June Wilson (soprano)
Isabel Gray (piano)
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Soprano: June Wilson
Piano: Isabel Gray

: SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS

Prayer
Praise the Lord. ye heavens adore him (S.P. 624, omitting v. 3: A. and M. 292; C.H. 36: Tune. Austrian Hymn; in A. and M. Austria)
Interlude: 'On the way to
Jerusalem'
Prayers: the Prayer of Forgiveness; the Lord's Prayer
Blest are the pure in heart (S.P. 455;
A. and M. 261; C.H. 478; Tune, Franconia)
Blessing

: A STARLING STORY

by Eric Francis
The speaker adopted a vagrant starling in distress and managed to introduce it into his home without the family dog causing any disturbance. But the cats were different.

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Francis

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Ye boundless realms of joy (BBC
Hymn Book 483)
New Every Morning, page 4
Psalm 19, vv. 1-11 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Matthew 9. v. 32, to 10, v. 8
0 Lord, thou art my God and King
(BBC Hymn Book 470)

: MUSIC

WHILE YOU WORK
Falkman and his Apache Band

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

music AND MOVEMENT i, by Marjorie Eele
11.20 HISTORY I. A Pilgrim's Story: a description of a journey to the tomb of St. James at Compostella in Northern Spain in the fourteenth century. Script by Sam Langdon
11.45 EARLY STAGES IN FRENCH. A programme in simple French in which listeners are invited to take an active part. Scene: Arrivee chez la Mere Michel. Pierre helps Mere Michel to prepare the dinner. Script by Arnold J. Henschel

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele
Script By: Sam Langdon

: FROM MY POST-BAG

A programme of listeners' requests introduced and played by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Sandy MacPherson

: Workers' Playtime

from a factory canteen at Southend
with Barbara Sumner, Eddie Arnold, Johnny Green, Ethel Revnell
James Moody at the piano
Harold Smart at the organ
Presented by Bill Gates

Contributors

Unknown: Barbara Sumner
Unknown: Eddie Arnold
Unknown: Johnny Green
Unknown: Ethel Revnell
Unknown: James Moody
Piano: Harold Smart
Presented By: Bill Gates

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: ANY QUESTIONS?

with Ralph Wightman , Graham Hutton Percy Cudlipp , Robert Henriques
Question-Master, Freddy Grisewood
From Tetbury, Gloucestershire

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Wightman
Unknown: Graham Hutton
Unknown: Percy Cudlipp
Question-Master: Robert Henriques
Question-Master: Freddy Grisewood

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

FOR THE FOURTEENS.'The American Scene.' 3-A story of the railroad to show its importance in linking scattered American communities. Script by L. C. Taylor
2.20 ADVENTURES IN music. Ravel: first of two illustrated talks by Eileen Browne
2.40 SENIOR ENGLISH II. ' Spanish Gold.' by George A. Birmingham.
Adapted by Honor Wyatt . Part 3

Contributors

Script By: L. C. Taylor
Unknown: Eileen Browne
Unknown: George A. Birmingham.
Adapted By: Honor Wyatt

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from Birmingham Cathedral
Versicles and Responses (Morley) Psalms 126, 127, 128, 130, 131
First Lesson: Zephaniah 1, vv. 7-18 Magnificat (Holmes: Tone 2, with fauxbourdon)
Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians, 10, w.
1-17
Nunc dimittis (Holmes: Tone 8. with fauxbourdon)
Creed, Suffrages, Collects
Anthem: Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels (Bairstoif) (Words from 1 Corinthians 13)
Prayers
Organist and Master of the Choristers,
Dr. Willis Grant

: INDEPENDENT PEOPLE

by Michael Croft
The speaker describes a trip to Iceland, the voyage there on a deep-sea trawler, and some of the Icelanders he met: Gotti, who would ' fix ' anything; Sigurthur, the spiritua:ist and ex-wrestler who invented a new medicine called the 'Water of the Sun and Asbjorn whose passion for moving huge rocks became legendary.

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Croft

: Orchestral Hour BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Frank Thomas )
Conductor, Leo Wurmser
Alan Loveday (violin)

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Leo Wurmser
Violin: Alan Loveday

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

A nursery sing-song with Billy Scott-Coomber and Gwen and Mabel Hardy at the piano
' Jericho Joey , Builder' A story by S. Williams told by Herbert

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Scott-Coomber
Unknown: Mabel Hardy
Piano: Jericho Joey
Story By: S. Williams
Told By: Herbert

: 'Funny, I Hope?'

A sheaf of light-hearted poems with music to match compiled and edited by Geoffrey Dearmer with music chosen by Josephine Plummer and Betty Hardy and Carleton Hobbs to read them

Contributors

Edited By: Geoffrey Dearmer
Unknown: Josephine Plummer
Unknown: Betty Hardy
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs

: The Weather

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

: Edward Ward presents THANKS FOR THE MEMORY

A record programme of musical reminiscences in which you are invited to share by sending your personal memories and the tunes that bring them back to you

: First House TOP FLIGHT

from the Royal Air Force Station,
Stradishall, Newmarket with The Keynotes, Karen Greer
John Forde , Bernard Miles.
James Moody at the piano Eric Easton at the organ Presented by Bill Gates

Contributors

Unknown: Karen Greer
Unknown: John Forde
Unknown: Bernard Miles.
Unknown: James Moody
Piano: Eric Easton
Presented By: Bill Gates

: LONDON JEWISH MALE CHOIR

Conductor, Martin White
The London Jewish Male Choir was founded in 1926 by the late I. R. Berman, and since his death has been under the direction of Martin White. The Choir recently represented Great Britain at The first International Song Festival to be held in Israel, where They won high awards. The aim of the Choir is to help to perpetuate ancient Jewish folk-music and the religious songs that have been handed down through the ages to the present day.
Deryck Cooke

Contributors

Conductor: Martin White
Unknown: Deryck Cooke

: Report on KENYA

Written and narrated by Colin Wills
This feature is illustrated by on-the-spot recordings made by the writer
Production by Tom Waldron

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Wills
Production By: Tom Waldron

: THE WORLD TODAY

Roads for the Twentieth Century by Christopher Brunner

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Brunner

: Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe and Graham Stark in ' THE GOON SHOW

Written by Spike Milligan and Larry Stephens with the Ray Ellington Quartet
Max Geldray
Announcer, Andrew Timothy
Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott
Programme edited by Jimmy Grafton
Produced by Peter Eton

Contributors

Written By: Spike Milligan
Written By: Larry Stephens
Unknown: Ray Ellington
Unknown: Max Geldray
Announcer: Andrew Timothy
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Edited By: Jimmy Grafton
Produced By: Peter Eton

: MODERN POETRY

C. Day Lewis , in a series of four talks, illustrated by readings, examines the scope and problems of modern poetry
4-Techniques
Reader, Jill Balcon
During the past thirty years there has been an unusuial amount of technical exploration in verse. Professor Day Lewis examines various kinds of rhyme, metre, and poetic janguage, and illustrates these in poems by T. S. Eliot , Dylan Thomas , Robert Frost , W. R. Rodgers , Louis MacNeice , Robert Graves , and Walter de la Mare.

Contributors

Unknown: C. Day Lewis
Reader: Jill Balcon
Unknown: T. S. Eliot
Unknown: Dylan Thomas
Unknown: Robert Frost
Unknown: W. R. Rodgers
Unknown: Louis MacNeice
Unknown: Robert Graves
Unknown: Walter de la Mare.

: MOZART

Divertimento in D (K.136) played by the Element String Quartet:
Ernest Element (violin) Sylvia Cleaver (violin)
Dorothy Hemming (viola)
Norman Jones (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Ernest Element
Violin: Sylvia Cleaver
Viola: Dorothy Hemming
Cello: Norman Jones








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