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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz

Contributors

Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' God's Timing '
Talk by Hugh Redwood

Contributors

Talk By: Hugh Redwood

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

Ray Martin and has
' Melody from the Sky ' Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Ray Martin

: RECITAL

Isabel Watts (soprano) Eileen Croxford (cello) Josephine Lee (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Isabel Watts
Cello: Eileen Croxford
Piano: Josephine Lee

: NOT LITTLE MEN

by Fielden Hughes
Schoolboys arc a strange brand of creature on their own. They have, for instance, a completely different set of standards and values from such people as headmasters. The speaker is a headmaster.

Contributors

Unknown: Fielden Hughes

: This Week's Composer

HANDEL
Gramophone records ot Alexander's Feast ' Concerto, amd Music for the Royal Fireworks '

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Be thou my guardian (BBC Hymn
Book 135)
New Every Moraing, page 76 Psalm 130 (Broadcast psalter) Hebrews 9, vv. 1-14
He that is down, neede fear no fall
(BBC Hymn Book 3<M)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Promenade Players
Conductor, Sidney Bowman

Contributors

Conductor: Sidney Bowman

: TOP OF THE BILL

Variety on gramophone records
Presented by Paul Martin

Contributors

Presented By: Paul Martin

: OLD WINE IN NEW BOTTLES

BBC West of England
Light Orchestra
Conductor, Frank Cantell

Contributors

Conductor: Frank Cantell

: ON YOUR FARM

Bovine Infertility
Talk by a veterinary surgeon

: Workers' Playtime

from a factory in Clady, Portglenone, Co. Arotrim with Forsry the and Seemon HenryDawson , Peter Kent and KennyThompson Tom Daividson at the piano
Presented by Jack McGeegh

Contributors

Unknown: Seemon Henrydawson
Unknown: Peter Kent
Unknown: Kennythompson Tom Daividson
Presented By: Jack McGeegh

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and. shipping

: FILM TIME

Introduced by Leslie Mitchell
With the following recorded items: Film Families: Jeanne Heal takes you into the home circle of screen favourites. This week's hostess, Mandy Miller
Scenes that made them famous: Peter Noble relates the turning point in the career of Richard Burton
A location visit to the set of ' Albert, R.N.,' a Daniel M. Angel production at Headley Down, including interviews with Anthony Steel. William Svlvester , and the author, Guy Morgan
Excerpts from the sound-track of the Columbia. Technicolor production of ' Let's do it again.' starring Jane Wyman. Ray Milland , and Aldo Ray
Script written by Michael Storm
Produced by Pat Osborne

Contributors

Introduced By: Leslie Mitchell
Unknown: Jeanne Heal
Unknown: Mandy Miller
Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: Richard Burton
Unknown: Daniel M. Angel
Unknown: Anthony Steel.
Unknown: William Svlvester
Unknown: Jane Wyman.
Unknown: Ray Milland
Unknown: Aldo Ray
Written By: Michael Storm
Produced By: Pat Osborne

: Orchestral Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins
Shulamith Shafir (piano)

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins
Piano: Shulamith Shafir

: James Dale in 'SERVICE'

by Dodie Smith
Adapted by Peggy Wells
Produced by Ayton Whitaker

Contributors

Unknown: Dodie Smith
Adapted By: Peggy Wells
Produced By: Ayton Whitaker

: HOROWITZ

Piano music by Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Poulenc, and Dohnanyi on gramophone records

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
Some gramophone records for the younger ones
' For Your Bookshelf ' : Edmund
Penning-Rowsell reviews some recent books for children
5.25 May We Recommend ...
Two short plays from books that used to be widely read by children
In case you don't know them and would like to read them, they are 'Silas Marner ' by George Eliot and The Count of Monte Cristo ' by Alexandre Dumas
The excerpts from the books have been chosen and dramatised by Marion MacWilliam and Ian G. Ball
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden

Contributors

Unknown: Silas Marner
Unknown: George Eliot
Unknown: Alexandre Dumas
Dramatised By: Marion MacWilliam
Dramatised By: Ian G. Ball
Produced By: Kathleen Garscadden

: The Weather

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

: Marching and Waltzing

The marches played by Ford Motor Works Military Band
Conductor, Major G. H. Willcocks, M.V.O., M.B.E.
The waltzes played by The Raeburn Orchestra
Conductor, Wynford Reynolds
Programme introduced by Lionel Marson

Contributors

Played By: Ford Motor
Conductor: Major G. H. Willcocks
Introduced By: Lionel Marson

: Avril Angers, Jimmy Young and Stan Stennett in ' TREBLE CHANCE'

with Ron Goodwin and his Orchestra
Script by Len Fincham and Laurie Wyman
Produced by Roy Speer

Contributors

Unknown: Ron Goodwin
Script By: Len Fincham
Script By: Laurie Wyman
Produced By: Roy Speer

: VICE VERSA AFLOAT

by Ian Grimble
' The guests on board, the crew ashore, and the wind blowing as hard as ever.' The speaker, who is a member of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, explains how he did not spend last Easter D*y ashore in Jersey.

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Grimble

: ' THE MERRY WIDOW

Excerpts from
Franz Lehar's operetta presented by Philip Hope-Wallace
Cast includes:
with chorus and the Philharmonia Orchestra
Conducted by Otto Ackermann on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Franz Lehar'S
Presented By: Philip
Conducted By: Otto Ackermann
Baron Zeta (Popoff): Anton Niessner
Valencienne, his wife: Emmy Loose
Camille de Rosillon, her admirer: Nicolai Gedda
Count -Danilo Danilowitsch, of the Marsovian Diplomatic Service: Erich Kunz
Hanna Glawarl (Sonia, the Merry Widow): Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train , and Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions
Gilbert Harding knows some of the answers

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Gilbert Harding

: HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIAL NECESSITY

by the Rev. Leonard Constantine
This problem is one that is found in many guises and in m.any places. The speaker has had experience of one country where the economic needs of the mass of the people at first were neglected and later were recognised at the expense of their individual freedom. This historic problem of rights versus expediency has been brought into prominence lately by the United Nations Report on Forced Labour. In th:s talk Leonard Constantine defines the issue and examines it against t.he background of his own belief.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Leonard Constantine
Unknown: Leonard Constantine

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

Maire Ni Scolaidhe (soprano)
Clifton Helliwell (accompanist)
Aeolian String Quartet: Sydney Humphreys (violin)
Trevor Williams (violin)
Watson Forbes (viola)
John Moore (cello)

Contributors

Soprano: Maire Ni Scolaidhe
Accompanist: Clifton Helliwell
Violin: Sydney Humphreys
Violin: Trevor Williams
Viola: Watson Forbes
Cello: John Moore

: ' A HIGH WIND IN JAMAICA'

by Richard Hughes
Rewritten as a radio serial in six episodes by the author
Episode 1
Characters in order of speaking:
Narrator, Donald Gray
Produced by David H. Godfrey
Richard Hughes writes on page 5

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Hughes
Narrator: Donald Gray
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Unknown: Richard Hughes
Harry Fernandez: Alaric Cotter
Emily Thornton: Ursula Hirst
Edward Thornton: Jill Nyasa
Mrs Thessiger: Mary Williams
Mr Thornton: Keith Pyott
Mrs Thornton: Eileen Thorndike
Girls: Virginia Winter
Girls: Olive Kirby
Girls: Monica Grey
Girls: Elizabeth London
Captain Jensen: Cyril Shaps
' Gustus: Preston Lockwood
John Thornton: Roger Gorb
Margaret Fernandez: Denise Bryer
Rachel Thornton: Patricia Fox
Captain Marpole: Sidney Monckton








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