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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

The Jimmy Leach Organolian Quartet

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Leach

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: BBC SCOTTISH VARIETY ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Michael Collins

Contributors

Conductor: Michael Collins

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' Living the Christian Life ' by the Rev. Tom AHan

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Tom Ahan

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: GOOD HEALTH

by a doctor

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader. Donald Sturtivant )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter

Contributors

Leader: Donald Sturtivant
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: RECITAL

Stella Hichens (soprano)
Kenneth Essex (viola)
Josephine Lee (piano)
Group No. 1 (Suite). Vaughan Williams
Prelude; Carol; Christmas dance

Contributors

Soprano: Stella Hichens
Viola: Kenneth Essex
Piano: Josephine Lee

: WINTER IN THE WOODS

Talk by John Dent
John Dent recalls the days when he lived ' rough' in a small hut in the forests of Norway through the rigours of a Norwegian winter.

Contributors

Talk By: John Dent
Talk By: John Dent

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I, by Christine Trodd

Contributors

Unknown: Christine Trodd

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Come. ye faithful, raise the anthem
(BBC Hymn Book 123)
New Every Morning, page 33 Canticle 12 (Broadcast psalter) Romans 5, vv. 1-11
The eternal gates lift up their heads
(BBC Hymn Book 131)

: Music While You Work

The Dulcet Strings
Directed by Frank Stewart

Contributors

Directed By: Frank Stewart

: ( FOR THE SCHOOLS

RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. North America. A programme about geographical changes in the Southern Appalachians. Script by Mervyn Jones.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. Die Versteigerung. Walter und Eva gehen zum erstenmal zu einer Versteigerung und durch Zufall machen sie einen Uberraschenden Gelegenheitskauf. Manuskript von Hilde Maria Kraus

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Whitred
Script By: Mervyn Jones.
Unknown: Uberraschenden Gelegenheitskauf.
Unknown: Manuskript von Hilde Maria Kraus

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: WORKERS' PLAYTIME

from a works canteen at Warrington with Ken Platt
John McHugh and Nina Yanson
Joe Crosbie , Tommy Reilly
Fred Harries at the piano
Presented by Geoffrey Wheeler

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Platt
Unknown: John McHugh
Unknown: Nina Yanson
Unknown: Joe Crosbie
Unknown: Tommy Reilly
Unknown: Fred Harries
Presented By: Geoffrey Wheeler

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: Announcements

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS!

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Adrienne Cole
Introduced by Frederick Allen
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Producer. Stanton Jefferies

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Unknown: Adrienne Cole
Introduced By: Frederick Allen
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Producer: Stanton Jefferies

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. A poetry programme based on the introduction to ' Come Hither,' the anthology by Walter de la Mare , and including ' The Way through the Woods ' by Rudyard Kipling , 'The Deserted House ' by M. E. Coleridge , and ' This is the Key of the Kingdom.' Script by Ruth Ainsworth
2.20 HISTORY i. Owen Tudor. The story of his secret marriage to Catherine de Valois. widow of King Henry V . Script by Antonia Ridge
2.40 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Health at Home and at Work. 1— The Search for Vitamins (i). Script by F. Le Gros Clark

Contributors

Unknown: Walter de la Mare
Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: M. E. Coleridge
Script By: Ruth Ainsworth
Unknown: Owen Tudor.
Unknown: Catherine De Valois.
Unknown: Henry V
Script By: Antonia Ridge
Script By: F. Le Gros Clark

: OPERA MATINEE

A series of record programmes presented by John Amis
5- 'Intermezzo '

Contributors

Presented By: John Amis

: James Hayter with Brenda de Banzie. Patric Doonan and Carol Marsh in ' MARIUS '

A play by Marcel Pagnol Translated from the French and adapted for radio by Barbara Bray
Characters in order of speaking:
Place : The ' Marine' bar on the quayside in Marseilles
Time: About twenty-five years ago
Produced by Donald McWhinnie
(The recorded broadcast of April 11)

Contributors

Play By: Marcel Pagnol
Unknown: Barbara Bray
Produced By: Donald McWhinnie

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Listeners of All Ages
'Spring Fever'
Another of the ' Cameo Cartoons written and produced for radio by Trevor Hill
Incidental music by Ray Martin who conducts the BBC Northern Variety Orchestra
(Leader. Norman George ) and a section of the Littlewoods Girls' Choir
Produced in the BBC's North of England studios
5.30 ' When birds do sing'
The second of a series of three programmes in which Ludwig Koch plays some of his famous recordings to Norman Creek followed by Two-Piano Duets played by Robert andJoan South

Contributors

Unknown: Trevor Hill
Music By: Ray Martin
Leader: Norman George
Unknown: Ludwig Koch
Unknown: Norman Creek
Unknown: Joan South
Storyteller: Noel Johnson
Floppy: Violet Carson
Loppy: Philip Waddilove
Bobtail: Doris Gambell
Sammy, the Canadian Grey Squirrel: Herbert Smith
Benjamin Badger H'Esquire: Fred Fairclough
Mortimer Mole: Jimmy Thompson
Hector, the mad Hare: Fred Wilson
Oliver Owl: Norman Somers
Caraway Crow: The Author

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forp casts. followed by a detailed forceas for South-East England

: NEWS

: THURSDAY COMMENT

This evening's speaker comment: on a subject of topical interes!

: SPORT

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Sir Malcolm Sargent
(in a recorded programme) 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
Programme produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: SCIENCE SURVEY

Night and Day
A group of three talks on the effect of light on living organisms
1-In the Plant World by Eric AshbyD.Sc. , Vice-Chancellor,
The Queen's University of Belfast
Plants and animals are influenced not only by daylight but by the alternation of day and night. Experiments with green plants have shown that flowering, the production of tubers, the falling of leaves, and even the shapes of leaves are controlled by the alternation of day and night.

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Ashbyd.Sc.

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

The Aeolian String Quartet:
Sydney Humphreys (violin)
Trevor Williams (violin)
Watson Forbes (viola)
John Moore (cello)
Before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House. London. Tickets may be obtained from Ticket Unit. Broadcasting House, W.l.

Contributors

Violin: Sydney Humphreys
Violin: Trevor Williams
Viola: Watson Forbes
Cello: John Moore

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

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

Contributors

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

: NEWS

: IN THE HANDS OF THE INFIDEL

A discussion between
Sir Brian Horrocks, K.C.B.
G.O.C.-in-C... British Army of the Rhine until his retirement in 1949 Alfred Torrie formerly Brigadier and Director of Army Psychiatry
Nigel Balchin novelist, industrial consultant, and a wartime scientific adviser to the Army Council
Richard Viner ex-prisoner-of-war under the Japanese
Chairman, Alec Peterson formerly Director-General of Information Services in the Federation of Malaya; now Headmaster of Dover College
In modern ideological warfare information provided by prisoners may be just as important for propaganda as it is for military intelligence. The questions to be discussed are whether it would be possible or prudent to instruct prisoners-of-war to say anything that their captors desire, and whether this would help to reduce the propaganda value of prisoners' statements.
See page 9

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Brian Horrocks, K.C.B.
Unknown: Alfred Torrie
Unknown: Nigel Balchin
Unknown: Richard Viner
Unknown: Alec Peterson
Provided By: Prisoners May

: APPOINTMENT WITH MUSIC

Billy Mayerl and his Players

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Mayerl

: THE TRAVELLERS

3-Nomadic Life
How far is the ancient way of life of the nomad maintaining itself against the example of more settled communities and the lure of civilisation?
This is one of the questions which the travellers discuss this week
Sir Clarmont Skrine speaks about the Kirghiz of Central Asia; G. W. Murray about the Sinai Arabs; and F. Spencer Chapman about the Lapps

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Clarmont Skrine
Unknown: G. W. Murray
Unknown: F. Spencer Chapman

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

: Close Down









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