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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

The Dulcet Strings
Directed by Frank Stewart

Contributors

Directed By: Frank Stewart

: 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!

The Rev. S. Maurice Watts gives a text for the day

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. S. Maurice Watts

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: GOOD HEALTH

/ by a doctor

: MORNING MISCELLANY

A programme of gramophone records

: RECITAL

Raymond Holder and Audrey Hayward (two pianos)

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Holder
Unknown: Audrey Hayward

: A YOUNG VOLCANO

Talk by Colin Jackson
The speaker tells the story of Paricutin, the volcano that suddenly appeared in Mexico in 1943, causing terror in the nearby villages and giving rise to many a legend of devilish manifestations.

Contributors

Talk By: Colin Jackson

: This Week's Composer

SCHUMANN
Gramophone records of move
' ments from his Piano Quintet

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Child in the manger (BBC Hymn
Book 45)
New Every Morning, page 15
Psalm 33, vv. 13-21 (Broadcast
Psalter)
James 3
The Church of God a kingdom is

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Tommy Kinsman and his Dance Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Kinsman

: JOHN HOLTON

at the BBC theatre organ

: VERNON ADCOCK

and his Light Orchestra

: ROBERTO INGLEZ

and his Rumba Band with Esteban, Miguel Delgado and Francisco Icaza

Contributors

Unknown: Miguel Delgado
Unknown: Francisco Icaza

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

Michael Miles introduces
The Coronets
Leslie Haskell
Professional Protégé
Jan Mazurus
Wally Dunn
Your Favourite Musical Comedy
Shani Wallace
Resident Top of the Bill Cyril Fletcher
Louis Voss and his Orchestra
Produced by Trafford Whitelock

Contributors

Introduces: Michael Miles
Unknown: Jan Mazurus
Unknown: Wally Dunn
Unknown: Shani Wallace
Unknown: Bill Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Louis Voss
Produced By: Trafford Whitelock

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: HAROLD COLLINS

and his Orchestra with Frank Baron (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Frank Baron

: CRICKET

'Lunchtime scoreboard

: Close-Up of THE MARX BROTHER'S

with Jack Benny , Mildred Dilling
Groucho Marx (pictured below) and Charles Richardson , Jon Farrell
Bill Nagy , Alan Tilvern
Gwen Day Burroughs
Script by Sam Heppner
Produced by Thursttan Holland

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Benny
Unknown: Mildred Dilling
Unknown: Groucho Marx
Unknown: Charles Richardson
Unknown: Jon Farrell
Unknown: Bill Nagy
Unknown: Alan Tilvern
Unknown: Gwen Day Burroughs
Script By: Sam Heppner
Produced By: Thursttan Holland

: GERALDO

and his Orchestra with Jill Day and Bob Dale

Contributors

Unknown: Jill Day
Unknown: Bob Dale

: Racing: The Chesterfield Cup

Commentary by Raymond Glendenning, assisted by Tom E. Webster as race-reader
From Goodwood Racecourse

Contributors

Commentary By: Raymond Glendenning
Assisted By: Tom E. Webster

: 'JANE EYRE'

by Charlotte Brontë
Episode 8

Contributors

Unknown: Charlotte Brontë

: ORCHESTRAL HOUR

Symphony No. 1, in D (Haydn): played by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathan Sternberg
Piano Concerto in G minor (Saint Saenz): played by Moura Lympany with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Jean Martinon Ballet Rodeo (Aaron Copland ): plaved by the Ballet Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Joseph Levine on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Jonathan Sternberg
Played By: Moura Lympany
Conducted By: Jean Martinon
Unknown: Aaron Copland
Conducted By: Joseph Levine

: HUCKLEBERRY FINN

by Mark Twain
Reader, Stanley Maxted
10—' Mr. Garrick and Mr. Kean '

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Twain
Reader: Stanley Maxted

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For the Younger Ones
' The Old Nurse's Stocking-Basket': a series of stories by Eleanor Farjeon , from her book of the same name, told by Jo
4 — ' The Sea-baby '
5.15 For Older Children
' Green Sailors, Beware! '
A series of Green Family adventures by Gilbert Hackforth-Jones
4 (Conclusion
' Like a Bad Penny '
Production by David Davis
' HuMo. Last week I told you about our first race at Cowes and how we won with rhe help of Sidney Well, we raced every day after that and although we didn't win anorher race we had one thrd, a sixth, and a seventh, and Uncle George said that wasn't too bad. On the Friday there was a grand fireworks display to finish it┊ off in proper style, and then we had to decide where to go next.' (Mary Green )

Contributors

Stories By: Eleanor Farjeon
Adventures By: Gilbert Hackforth-Jones
Production By: David Davis
Unknown: Mary Green
Uncle George 1: Norman Shellev
Polly the Parrot: Norman Shellev
Mary Green: Diana Maddox
Mark Green: Harold Reese
Ben Green: Glyn Dearman
Binnie Green: Susan Condy
' Loopy ' Lomas: Arthur Hill

: The Weather

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

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Cyril Ritchard
discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have with him if he were condemned to spend the rest of his life on a desert island

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Ritchard
Unknown: Roy Plomley

: SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY

A programme of past tunes in a present setting with Helen Clare , Marcia Owen
Benny Lee. Laurie Payne
The Peter Knight Singers
The Dennis Wilson Trio
Louis Voss and his Orchestra
Introduced by Joy Worth
Producer, Jimmy Grant

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Clare
Unknown: Marcia Owen
Unknown: Benny Lee.
Unknown: Laurie Payne
Unknown: Dennis Wilson Trio
Unknown: Louis Voss
Introduced By: Joy Worth
Producer: Jimmy Grant

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERTS

Tickets may be obtained from the Royal Albert Hall or usual agents

: PRESS CONFERENCE

Personalities who make the news . face questions from the men who write the news
Guest: Adlai Stevenson

Contributors

Unknown: Adlai Stevenson

: Richard Murdoch Kenneth Horne and Sam Costa in ' MUCH-BINDING '

with Maurice Denham and Dora Bryan
BBC Men's Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet
Script by Richard Murdoch and Kenneth Home
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Denham
Unknown: Dora Bryan
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet
Script By: Richard Murdoch
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont

: THE FRIDAY RECITAL

Rudolf Firkusny (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Rudolf Firkusny








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