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: Bright and Early

Ken Beaumont and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Beaumont

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC WEST OF ENGLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
Conductor, Frank Cantell

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' God in the unexpected '
Reading and comment by the Rev. K. W. Wadsworth
Genesis 28. vv. 10-22

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. K. W. Wadsworth

: 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 Daphne Spottiswoode

Contributors

Unknown: Daphne Spottiswoode

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY. Does God Make Himself Known? ' The Biblical Revelation : H. Lovell Cocks. Principal of the Western College, Bristol, gives the second of a group of talks on divine revelation.

Contributors

Unknown: H. Lovell Cocks.

: LONDON BAROQUE ENSEMBLE

Conducted by Karl Haas on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Karl Haas

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Feast of the Purification
Virgin-born. we bow before thee (BBC
Hymn Book 240)
New Every Morning, page 22
Canticle 10 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Luke 2. vv. 22-35. 39-40
Blest are the pure in heart (BBC
Hymn Book 318)

: Music While You Work

Band of the Royal Horse Guards
(The Blues)
Conducted by Captain David McBain
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Captain David McBain

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby I am a brisk and sprightly lad
Old English SongO can ye sew cushions?
Scots Folk Song
Old Farmer Buck...English Folk Song
11.20 HOW THINGS BEGAN. 4-Men Paint Pictures and Carve Bone. (BBC recording)
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH. Concours. Vous entendrez plusieurs petites scenes. Ecoulez bien et vous repondrez facilement aux questions: ' Quelle heure est-il? Quel temps fait-il? ' Texte de Jean-Jacques Oberlin

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby
Unknown: Jean-Jacques OBErlin

: RHYTHM AND ROMANCE

A programme of gramophone records

: THE SPICE OF LIFE

Profiles and personalities from the world of Variety
Margery Manners
Tony Astor
James Reavey
The Bill Robinson Quartet
George Martin
Augmented
Northern Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Produced by Richard Kelly

Contributors

Conducted By: Alyn Ainsworth
Produced By: Richard Kelly

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS!

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Lorely Dyer
Introduced by Frederick Allen
Master of Ceremonies,
A. J. Latimer
Producer, Stanton Jefferies
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Unknown: Lorely Dyer
Introduced By: Frederick Allen
Unknown: A. J. Latimer
Unknown: Stanton Jefferies

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. ' Solon and Croesus.' Script by Rhoda Power
2.20 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. ' Adolf.' the story of a rabbit, by D. H. Lawrence
2.30 LET'S JOIN IN. ' How the Black Beetle Found a Husband ' : a folk tale from Iraq adapted by Julia Gondey , together with some songs and poems
2.50 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS. Cesar Franck : illustrated talk by Trevor Harvey
3.10 LET'S HEAR IT AGAIN

Adagietto IL'Arlésienne) - Bizet
Hungarian March - Berlioz

Contributors

Script By: Rhoda Power
Unknown: D. H. Lawrence
Adapted By: Julia Gondey
Unknown: Cesar Franck
Talk By: Trevor Harvey

: THE CRITICS

Five experts on films, theatre, books, radio, and art
Conducted by T. C. Worsley
Films: Catherine de la Roche
Theatre: Eric Keown Books: John Connell Radio: Frank Tilsley
Art: Eric Newton

Contributors

Conducted By: T. C. Worsley
Unknown: Catherine de la Roche
Unknown: Eric Keown
Unknown: John Connell
Unknown: Frank Tilsley
Unknown: Eric Newton

: YOUR CUP OF TEA?

With records chosen by Chappie D'Amato

Contributors

Unknown: Chappie D'Amato

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

'Polly and Oliver'
A serial play in six episodes by David Scott Daniell
'In High Society'
Other parts played by John Barrie and Michel Bazalgette
Produced by Peggy Bacon
In the year 1806 Polly and Oliver, Sergent Trott, and Private Pilchard find themselves beside a wrecked travelling coach on a mountain road in Italy which is in the hands of Napoleon's troops. Somehow they must get through the enemy positions to the coast in time to save General Stewart from capture and their own regiment from annihilation. It is a perilous prospect but fortunately they have found some smart-cloths in the coach and a safe-conduct for two English spies.
5.30 ' Tunes Up and Down the Ladder '
In the second of his illustrated talks Alec Robertson continues his explanation of the theory that ' Tunes Have Faces '
5.50 This week's programmes

Contributors

Unknown: David Scott Daniell
Played By: John Barrie
Played By: Michel Bazalgette
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
Unknown: Alec Robertson
Oliver Crow: Barry MacGregor
Polly Trott: Heather Styles
Private Pilchard: Deryck Guyler
Sergeant Trott: Will Kings
Colonel D'Armagnac: John Chandos
George Farquhar: Jack May
Alan Heythrop: Chris Gittins

: The Weather

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

: THE NIGHT SKY IN FEBRUARY

by J. G. Porter, Ph.D., F.R.A.S.

Contributors

Unknown: J. G. Porter, Ph.D., F.R.A.S.

: BBC Northern Orchestra

(Leader, Reginald Stead)
Conductor, John Hopkins
Liza Fuchsova (piano)

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins
Piano: Liza Fuchsova

: TWENTIETH-CENTURY THEATRE

A series ofsix programmes in which J. Isaacs describes some of the changes that have taken place in British drama since 1900
5-The Experimental Play of the Thirties
With a recorded excerpt from
' Within the Gates ' by Sean O'Casey played by Marjorie Westbury , Peter Ducrow and Peter Hoar

Contributors

Unknown: J. Isaacs
Unknown: Sean O'Casey
Played By: Marjorie Westbury
Played By: Peter Ducrow
Played By: Peter Hoar

: Hermione Gingold and Alfred Marks invite you ' HOME AT EIGHT'

to meet
Christopher Hewett
Marie Benson
The Johnston Singers
Encore!
Reviving a memorable moment in the career of Eunice Gayson
A Switch in Time
James Moody and Winifred Davey
On Stage, Please!
Presenting an interlude by advanced students from the Guild-hall School of Music and Drama
(Continued in next column)
Thanks for the Melody
Hits of yesterday and today played by Peter Yorke and his Concert Orchestra
Production by Ronnie Hill

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Hewett
Unknown: Marie Benson
Unknown: Eunice Gayson
Unknown: Winifred Davey
Played By: Peter Yorke
Production By: Ronnie Hill

: FRENCH COMMENTARY

by Francois Weymuller

Contributors

Unknown: Francois Weymuller

: 'CAKES AND ALE'

by Somerset Maughan
See top of page and ' Drama Diary ' on page 21








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