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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MICHAEL FREEDMAN

and his Orchestra

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

-' That They May Have Life '

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader. David Paget )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz

Contributors

Leader: David Paget
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz

: SQUIRE'S DAUGHTER

by Betty Stucley
Members of the Stucley family have lived for a thousand years on the same three estates in North Devon, where, in spite of changes, many features of the old tradition still persist.

Contributors

Unknown: Betty Stucley

: RECITAL

Dorothy Parfitt (mezzo-soprano)
Josephine Lee (piano)
Sidney Fell (clarinet)
Hubert Dawkes (piano)
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Dorothy Parfitt
Piano: Josephine Lee
Piano: Hubert Dawkes

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I, by Christine . Trodd

: THE DAILY SERVICE

New every morning (BBC Hymn
Book 408)
New Every Morning, page 11 Psalm 116 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Matthew 20. vv. 1-16
0 God of Bethel (BBC Hvmn Book
495)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Troise and his Banjoliers

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. Life and Work in Asia. The Plain of the Yangtze Kiang. Script by Bernard Llewellyn. (BBC recording)
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. Eva als Wohlitaterin. Nicht jedem, dcr Gutes tut, ergeht es gut. Manuskript von Rolf Richards

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Whitred
Unknown: Yangtze Kiang.
Script By: Bernard Llewellyn.
Unknown: Rolf Richards

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Listeners' requests introduced and played by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Sandy MacPherson

: Workers' Playtime

from a factory canteen in Newtown, Montgomeryshire
with Alfred Marks, Wyn Calvin, Grace Nevern and Ribton Richards
James Moody at the piano

Contributors

Comedian: Alfred Marks
Unknown: Wyn Calvin
Unknown: Grace Nevern
Unknown: Ribton Richards
Pianist: James Moody
Presented by: Alun Williams

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS!

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Raymond Newell
Introduced by Frederick Allen
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Producer, Stanton Jefferies
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Unknown: Raymond Newell
Introduced By: Frederick Allen
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Producer: Stanton Jefferies

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. ' Big from Afar: scenes from ' Redcap Runs Away ' by Rhoda Power
2.20 HISTORY i. Oliver Cromwell , the 'Lord of the Fens,' becomes Lord Protector of his country. Script by Joan Eley
2.40 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. ' The Story of Plastics.' Script by Philip Brown

Contributors

Unknown: Rhoda Power
Unknown: Oliver Cromwell
Script By: Joan Eley
Script By: Philip Brown

: ' APPOINTMENT WITH VENUS'

The novel by Jerrard Tickell adapted as a radio play by John Richmond
Other parts played by: Geoffrey Matthews. Donald Harron Brenda Hamilton. Kaithleen Helme and Keith Hamilton Price
The action takes place in London and on the imaginary island of Armorel in the Channel Islands in July 1940
Produced bv Owen Reed in the BBC's West of England studios

Contributors

Novel By: Jerrard Tickell
Play By: John Richmond
Played By: Geoffrey Matthews.
Played By: Donald Harron
Played By: Brenda Hamilton.
Played By: Kaithleen Helme
Unknown: Owen Reed
Humphrey Petherton Malcolm Graeme Robert Carruthers: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Uncle George: Douglas Campbell
Major Valentine Morland: Ivan Brandt
Nicola Fallaize: Jane Wenham
Trawler Langley: Victor Fawkes
Sgt Alexander Forbes: James Cairncross
Baptiste, a cowman: Lewis Gedge
Captain Hans Weiss: Godfrey Kenton
The Provost: Wilfred Babbage
Marie: Margot van Der Burgh
Georges: Anithony Bryant
Lionel Fallaize: Frank Duncan
Sgt Vogel: Rupert Davies

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
'For Your Bookshelf '
Richard Church reviews some recent books for children
5.25 May We Recommend ...
Two short plays from older books for children
The books were first published many years ago and are still on the shelves of children's libraries. In case you would like to read them. they are:
' Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm ' by Kate Douglas Wiggins and ' Tom Brown 's Schooldays ' by Thomas Hughes
The excerpts from the books have been chosen and dramatised by Marion MacWilliam and Ian G. Ball

Contributors

Unknown: Kate Douglas Wiggins
Unknown: Tom Brown
Unknown: Thomas Hughes
Dramatised By: Marion MacWilliam
Dramatised By: Ian G. Ball

: The Weather

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

: THURSDAY COMMENT

Tonight's speaker selects an event from the week's news

: A PUNCH AND JUDY MAKER

Wal Kent
(in a recorded programme) discusses his choice of gramophone records with Roy Plomley
Programme produced by Denys Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Denys Jones

: Charles Leno in 'THE WAR IN THE AIR'

A serial play in eleven parts by Lance Sieveking
Based on a 1906 prophecy by H. G. Wells
Part 9
Characters in order of speaking:
Narrator, Hamilton Dyce
Produced by David H. Godfrey
It is 1920 as imagined by H. G. Wells in 1906. Tihe 1914 war has not happened. But t'he Germans dream of ruling the world. Believing that their secret fleet of airslhips is the only one in existence, they sail to attack America. Owing to mistaken identity they take with them a cockney niamed Beft Smallways. He is overwhelmed with horror at the bombing of New York.
Thi,s act proves to be .tlhe spark that stants war all over the world. All countries have secret air fleets. At Niagara the Chinese destroy the German aimships. Bert, left on Goat Island, is cut off from the mainland when a German airship crashes on the bridge He is alone on the island.

Contributors

Unknown: Lance Sieveking
Narrator: Hamilton Dyce
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Unknown: H. G. Wells
Unknown: New York.
Bert Smallways: Charles Leno
Kitten: Elizabeth London
Prince Karl Albert: Christopher Rhodes
Luft-Leutnant Joycemann: Howard Marion-Crawford

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

Suzanne Danco (soprano)
The Wigmore Ensemble:
Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
Terence MacDonagh (oboe)
Jack Brymer (clarinet)
Gwydion Brooke (bassoon)
Dennis Brain (horn)
Jean Pougnet (violin)
,William Pleeth (cello)
Wilfrid Parry (piano)
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Soprano: Suzanne Danco
Flute: Geoffrey Gilbert
Oboe: Terence MacDonagh
Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Bassoon: Gwydion Brooke
Horn: Dennis Brain
Violin: Jean Pougnet
Cello: William Pleeth
Piano: Wilfrid Parry

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Ted Ray in ' RAY'S A LAUGH'

with Kitty Bluett , Peter Sellers and Patricia Hayes , Charles Hawtrey
Kenneth Connor
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Script by Eddie Maguire
George Wadmore , and Ted Ray
Produced by George Inns

Contributors

Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Charles Hawtrey
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Script By: Eddie Maguire
Script By: George Wadmore
Produced By: George Inns

: THE FAWLEY EXPERIMENT

A discussion between
Mark Abrams
Hugh Weeks ,
C.M.G. Deputy-Chairman of a firm of constructional engineers and H. R. Nicholas
National Secretary of the Transport and General Workers' Union
The speakers discuss the construction of the Fawley Oil Refinery under American management, about which a report has just been published by the British Institute of Management,
Mr. Abrams was co-author of this report. The other speakers question him on his findings and consider how far American management methods were responsible for the speed of construction and how far these methods might be applicable to British industry generally.

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Abrams
Unknown: Hugh Weeks
Unknown: C.M.G. Deputy-Chairman
Unknown: H. R. Nicholas

: ALL FOR YOUR DELIGHT

A miscellany
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conducted by Guy Daines
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgtate ) with Jean Carpenter (soprano) Introduced by Bruce Wyndham
Produced by Eric Arden
Master Melody British Light Music ClassicBallads Old and New Film Theme Operetta ExcerptMusic Paints the Scene Operatic InterludeSong of BritainNocturne

Contributors

Leader: John Sharpe
Conducted By: Guy Daines
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgtate
Soprano: Jean Carpenter
Introduced By: Bruce Wyndham
Produced By: Eric Arden
Produced By: Master Melody

: SCIENCE SURVEY

The Big Machines of Modern Physics
2-The Great Accelerators by P. M. S. Blackett , F.R.S.,
Professor of Physics.
Imperial College, London
Professor Blackett describes the experiments of Cockcroft and Walton in which for the first time an atomic nucleus was spin with particles accelerated .in a laboratory: machine and not by natural radioactivity . He deals with the great machines that have since been built—cyclotron-, synchrotrons,
. and cosmotrons—and refers to the present-day programme of nuclear research in Britain.

Contributors

Unknown: P. M. S. Blackett








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