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: Bright and Early

Michaeloff and his Mazurka Orchestra

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MELODY ON STRINGS

Light Music String Ensemble directed by Max Jaffa

Contributors

Directed By: Max Jaffa

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' Christ appears to Cleopas '
A reading from St. Luke 24 with comment by the Rev. Martin Willson

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Martin Willson

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

Jack Leon and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Leon

: RECITAL

Denis Catlin (baritone)
Peter Graeme (oboe)
Josephine Lee (accompanist)

Contributors

Baritone: Denis Catlin
Oboe: Peter Graeme
Accompanist: Josephine Lee

: NOT ALL HERE

Talk by Lord Noel-Buxton
Lord Noel-Buxton, on returning from Southern Africa into a dark winter, still finds himself surrounded by the round thatched hu.ts of African villages and rhe drama of Johannesburg. He says: 'Your soul never quickly catches up on you when you come home from abroad-and the worst offender is the aeroplane.'

Contributors

Talk By: Lord Noel-Buxton

: EUGENE PINI

and his Tango Orchestra

: THE DAILY SERVICE

, Ye choirs of new Jerusalem (BBC
Hymn Book 116)
New Every Morning, page 99
Now the holly bears a berry (Oxford
Book of Carols)
1 Corinthians 15. vv. 12-28
Alleluia, Alleluia (BBC Hymn Book
98)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Norman

: This Week's Composer SCHUBERT

Records of the String Quintet in C, Op. 163

: Bradford Born

Laurence Thompson tells the dramatic story of the historic conference at which the Independent Labour Party was founded in Bradford sixty years ago.
(Originally broadcast in the North of England Home Service on January 14)

Contributors

Speaker: Laurence Thompson

: SANTIAGO

and his Latin-American Music

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

Michael Miles introduces
The Four in A-Chord
Gene Crowley
Professional Protégé:
Shirley Abicair
Michael Regan and Ann
Your Favourite Musical Comedy:
Peggy Allen and David Allen
Top of the Bill:
Jon Pertwee
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor. Harry Rabinowitz
Produced by Trafford Whitelock

Contributors

Introduces: Michael Miles
Unknown: Shirley Abicair
Unknown: Michael Regan
Unknown: Peggy Allen
Unknown: David Allen
Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By: Trafford Whitelock

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEW CASINO ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Reginald Kilbey with Arthur Sandford (piano)

Contributors

Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey
Piano: Arthur Sandford

: 'NICHOLAS NICKLEBY*

by Charles Dickens
10—' The Wedding Day'

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens

: Orchestral Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Philip Whiteway)
Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Ce'Ha Arieli (pdano)

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: THEY LIVED HERE

A series of four programmes in which Audrey Russell visits the former homes of famous English authors
4-Kelmscott Manor the home of William Morris from 1871 to 1896
James McKechnie reads extracts from Morris' writings
Produced by Peter Duval Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Audrey Russell
Unknown: William Morris
Unknown: James McKechnie
Produced By: Peter Duval Smith

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For the Younger Ones
' Boil dem Cabbage down! ' and other songs and catches sung to the guitar by Victoria Kingsley
5.15 For Children of All Ages
'Princess Imani and the Magic Casket'
An old Indian fairy tale
Adapted for broadcasting by Rose E. Speight
Production by David Davis
There was once a King Kundarah in India, who had two very beautiful daughters., Kupti and Imand. He loved them very much, and thoped Chat, some day, tihey would marry.....

Contributors

Unknown: Victoria Kingsley
Broadcasting By: Rose E. Speight
Production By: David Davis
The Princess Imani: Gillian Andrews
The Princess Kupti: Mollie Maureen
King Kundarah: Leslie Perrins
Wazi: Hilda Davies
King Subbar Khan of Dur: Roger Snowdon
A servant: Ernest Jay
A monkey: Stephen Jack
Another monkey: Wilfred Babbage
Narrator: Frederick Allen

: The Weather

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

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Yolande Donlan
(in a recorded programme) discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records she would choose to have with her if she were condemned to spend the rest of her life on a desert island
(Yolande Donlan is appearing in ' The Red Headed Blonde ' at the Vaudeville Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown: Yolande Donlan
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Yolande Donlan

: First House BBC SHOW BAND

Directed by Cyril Stapleton in ' Melodyland " with the Stargazers
Julie Dawn , Bill McGuffie
Harold Smart
The Show Band Singers
Producer, Johnnie Stewart

Contributors

Directed By: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: Julie Dawn
Unknown: Bill McGuffie
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: INSIGNIA OF ROYALTY

A visit to
The Jewel House in the Tower of London where Max Robertson and Major-General H. D. W. Sitwell , c.B., M.c., Keeper of the Crown Jewels, talk about the Regalia
The Goldsmiths' and Silversmiths' Company where Audrey Russell and the Crown. Jeweller. Cecil Mann. M.v.o., describe the refashioning of the Imperial State Crown and The Crown. Room in Edinburgh Castle where Joseph Macleod and W. D. Collier. the Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer, tell of the historic Honours of Scotland

Contributors

Unknown: Max Robertson
Unknown: General H. D. W. Sitwell
Unknown: Audrey Russell
Unknown: Cecil Mann.
Unknown: Joseph MacLeod
Unknown: W. D. Collier.

: ASIA HAS A PLAN

by D. G. Bridson
1—Ceylon and Malaya
Narrator, James McKechnie
In company with Loftus Hyde of the Australian Broadcasting Commission, D. G. Bridson recently toured the countries of South and South-East Asia. This is the story of what they found on their journey.
D. G. Bridson writes on page 5

Contributors

Unknown: D. G. Bridson
Narrator: James McKechnie
Unknown: D. G. Bridson
Unknown: D. G. Bridson

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Bernard Braden and Barbara Kelly in * BEDTIME WITH BRADEN'

with Benny Lee
Pearl Carr , Ronald Fletcher
Nat Temple and his Orchestra
Produced by Pat Dixon

Contributors

Unknown: Benny Lee
Unknown: Pearl Carr
Unknown: Ronald Fletcher
Unknown: Nat Temple
Produced By: Pat Dixon

: THE FRIDAY RECITAL

Helga Mott (soprano)
Ernest Lush (accompanist)
Alan Loveday (violin)
Leonard Cassini (piano).

Contributors

Soprano: Helga Mott
Violin: Alan Loveday
Piano: Leonard Cassini

: THE LIGHTER SIDE

by Lionel Gamlin
Angela Thirkell
On Tuesday Mr. Gamlin examined the work of A. P. Herbert.

Contributors

Unknown: Lionel Gamlin
Unknown: Angela Thirkell
Unknown: A. P. Herbert.








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