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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

The Jimmy Leach Organolian Quartet

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

Talks by C. A. Joyce , Headmaster of the Cotswold School, Ashton Keynes , near Swindon
1—' Number Ten '

Contributors

Unknown: C. A. Joyce
Unknown: Ashton Keynes

: 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 Philippa Barnes

Contributors

Unknown: Philippa Barnes

: BANK HOLIDAY BY-PASS

A journey in nonsense verse with Lionel Gamlin

Contributors

Unknown: Lionel Gamlin

: This Week's Composer

BIZET
Records of some of his incidental music to ' L'Arlesienne '

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Prayer is the Soul's sincere desire
(BBC Hymn Book 347)
New Every Morning, page 22
Psalm 119, part 8
1 Timothy 1, vv. 12-17, and 2, vv.
1-6
0 Holv Ghost, thy people bless
(BBC Hymn Book 156)

: FAIREY AVIATION WORKS BAND

Conducted by Robert Mulholland

Contributors

Conducted By: Robert Mulholland

: SONATA RECITAL

Granville Jones (violin) Gordon Watson (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Gordon Watson

: ARTHUR DULAY

and his Cameo Orchestra

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

Bill Gates introduces
The Harmonics
A Note or Two from
Dolores Ventura at the piano
Laurie Main
Something to Sing About
Johnny Brandon
Dick Emery
Top of the Bill Janet Hamilton-Smith
Louis Voss and his Orchestra
Producer, Trafford Whitelock

Contributors

Introduces: Bill Gates
Unknown: Dolores Ventura
Unknown: Johnny Brandon
Unknown: Dick Emery
Unknown: Bill Janet Hamilton-Smith
Unknown: Louis Voss

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS!

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Catherine Lawson
Introduced by Frederick Allen
Master of Ceremonies,
A. J. Latimer
Producer, Stanton Jefferies

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Unknown: Catherine Lawson
Introduced By: Frederick Allen
Unknown: A. J. Latimer
Unknown: Stanton Jefferies

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: 'THE GYPSY BARON'

Excerpts from
Johann Strauss ' operetta
(Continued in next column)
Vienna Staff Opera Chorus and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Clemens Krausa on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Johann Strauss
Conducted By: Clemens Krausa

: WAKEY WAKEY

Billy Cotton and his Band with Doreen Stephens
Alan Breeze , and The Bandits
Script by Clem Bernard Produced by Glyn Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Cotton
Unknown: Doreen Stephens
Unknown: Alan Breeze
Script By: Clem Bernard
Produced By: Glyn Jones

: MARCEL GARDNER

and his Serenade Orchestra

: ' THE NIGHT THE BED FELL'

A short story by James Thurber
Read by Malcolm Graeme

Contributors

Story By: James Thurber
Read By: Malcolm Graeme

: John Watt introduces SONGS FROM THE SHOWS

Melodies from theatreland over the years
Singers :
Helen Clare , John Hanson
Eve Becke , Jack Cooper
The Grosvenor Singers
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet
Produced by Michael North

Contributors

Singers: Helen Clare
Singers: John Hanson
Unknown: Eve Becke
Unknown: Jack Cooper
Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Michael North

: 'HUCKLEBERRY FINN'

by Mark Twain
(to be read in twenty instalments)
Reader, Stanley Maxted
11— ' The Royal Nonesuch '

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Twain
Reader: Stanley Maxted

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For the Younger Ones
' The Adventures of Pinocchio '
Adapted by Barbara Sleigh from the book by Carlo Collodi
1— ' Polendina ! '
Produced by Fenella Scott
Barbara Sleigh writes on page 41
5.30 For Older Children
Going to the Pictures and the Theatre': Eric Gillett reviews some of the plays and films now showing
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Adapted By: Barbara Sleigh
Book By: Carlo Collodi
Produced By: Fenella Scott
Unknown: Barbara Sleigh
Narrator: Charles E Stidwill
Pinocchio: Padrica Hayes
Master Antonio: Stephen Jack
Gepetto: Norman Shelley
The Cricket: Harry Hutchinson

: The Weather

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

: Open Air: Thunderstorms

Talk by J.H.B. Peel
There are probably more thunderstorms in August than in any other month of the year. In this talk Mr. Peel describes some of the causes and effects of thunder and lightning.

Contributors

Speaker: J.H.B. Peel

: VARIETY PLAYHOUSE

with Vic Oliver as host and Master of Ceremonies
Guests:
Sylvia Campbell
Diana Decker
Len Marten
Beryl Orde
(Continued in next column)
Daisy May with Saveen Robb Wilton
The George Mitchell Choir
The Variety Playhouse Orchestra
Conducted by Philip Martell and Vie
Oliver Continuity by Carey Edwards
Production by Tom RonaJd

Contributors

Unknown: Vic Oliver
Unknown: Sylvia Campbell
Unknown: Diana Decker
Unknown: Len Marten
Unknown: Beryl Orde
Unknown: Saveen Robb Wilton
Conducted By: Philip Martell
Unknown: Oliver Continuity
Production By: Tom Ronajd

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERTS

Roderick Jones (baritone)
Mewton-Wood (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent
Tchaikovsky
Slavonic March
7.43 a,pp. Songs with orchestra:
To the Forest
Don Juan 's Serenade
7.52 app. Piano Concerto No. 1, in B flat minor
8.27 app. Suite: Casse Noisette
From the Royal Alibert Hall, London
Tickets may be obtained from the Royal Albert Hall or usual agents
The two songs in this programme both have words by A. K. Tolstoy , who was a distant relative of the great novelist. ' To the Forest ' is the fifth of a set of seven songs written in 1880, the words are taken from a poem ' John of Damascus' which describes John leaving his palace and seeking solace in nature. ' Don Juan 's Serenade,' the first of a set of six songs written rwo years earlier, is a brilliant piece of characterisation.
Amid the wealth of comment called forth by the famous Concero in B flat minor, one fact may have escaped attention: itie almost the only piano concerto in the repertory written by a composer who was never trained as a concert pianist. Yet the writing for the piano (in which Tchaikovsky may have received advice from Nicholas Rubinstein and others) is scintillating; and this feature, together with the work's exultant, haunting tunes and glowing orchestration, has ensured for it a popularity that remains phenomenal. Harold Rutland

Contributors

Baritone: Roderick Jones
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Don Juan
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: A. K. Tolstoy
Unknown: Don Juan
Unknown: Nicholas Rubinstein

: Barbara Kelly and Henry Kendall in 'ANTHONY AND ANNA'

by St. John Ervine
Adapted for broadcasting by Peggy Wells
Production by Cleland Finn

Contributors

Unknown: John Ervine
Production By: Cleland Finn
George Hoakins: James Dale
Fred: Gfoffrey Bond
Mr Dunwoody: Hamilton Dyce
Anthony Fair: Henry Kendall
Anna Penn: Barbara Kelly
Jacob Penn: MacDonald Parke
Lady Cynthia SpeedweJl: Mary Wimbush
James Jago: Cyril Snaps

: JOHN IRELAND

Songs of a Wayfarer
Memory
When daffodils begin to peer English May
I was not sorrowful I will walk on earth sung by Frederick Harvey (baritone) with Ernest Lush (accompanist)
John Ireland , who has written about ninety songs, has invariably chosen fine words, and set them sensitively, with just note and accent.' His songs, moreover, not only reflect the varying moods of the poems with rare fidelity, but provide both singers and pianists with music that is grateful to perform. Songs of a Wayfarer, which appeared in 1912, are dedicated to the celebrated bass singer Robert Radford (1874-1933). The five poems drawn upon are the work respectively of William Blake , Shakespeare, Dante Gabriel Rossetti , Ernest Dowson , and James Vila Blake.
Harold Rutland

Contributors

Baritone: Frederick Harvey
Accompanist: Ernest Lush
Accompanist: John Ireland
Singer: Robert Radford
Unknown: William Blake
Unknown: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Unknown: Ernest Dowson
Unknown: James Vila Blake.
Unknown: Harold Rutland








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