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: Bright and Early

Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Norman

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra

Conductor, Michael Collins

Contributors

Conductor: Michael Collins

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' The way we talk about God ' by H. F. Lovell Cocks , D.D.
'My God''

Contributors

Unknown: H. F. Lovell Cocks

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter

Contributors

Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: SONG RECITAL

Elizabeth Allen (contralto)
Josephine Lee (piano)
Nigel Brooks (tenor)
Peter Gellhorn (piano)

Contributors

Contralto: Elizabeth Allen
Piano: Josephine Lee
Tenor: Nigel Brooks
Piano: Peter Gellhorn

: COMBAT BY STEEL

Talk by Gabriel Toyne
Gabriel Toyne , founder of the Stage Duelling Club, takes you behind the scenes of some famous fights on stage and screen.

Contributors

Talk By: Gabriel Toyne
Talk By: Gabriel Toyne

: This Week's Composer RIMSKY-KORSAKOV

Records of some of his instrumental music and a song

: THE DAILY SERVICE

On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry
(BBC Hymn Book 38)
New Every Morning, page 61
Psalm 145, vv. 1-13 (Broadcast Psatter) 2 Kings 5. vv. 15-27
Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
(BBC Hymn Book 460)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack Leon and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Leon

: SOUTH SEA SERENADERS

Directed by Ernest Penfold

Contributors

Directed By: Ernest Penfold

: 'THE GOLDEN BUTTERFLY'

by Walter Besant and James Rice
4—' Cross Currents '
For cast see Monday at 11.30 a.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Walter Besant
Unknown: James Rice

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: Workers' Playtime

from a works canteen at Fleetwood
with Morecambe and Wise, Alma Cogan, Joe Crosbie, The King Brothers
Fred Harries at the piano
Presented by Geoffrey Wheeler

(Morecambe and Wise are appearing in "Let's Have Fun" at the Central Pier, Blackpool; Alma Cogan in "The Big Show" at the Opera House, Blackpool; Joe Crosbie in Variety at the Palace Theatre, Blackpool; The King Brothers in "Starlight" at the Central Pier Pavilion, Morecambe)

Contributors

Comedians: Morecambe and Wise
Singer: Alma Cogan
Unknown: Joe Crosbie
Singers: The King Brothers
Pianist: Fred Harries
Presented by: Geoffrey Wheeler

: The Weather

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

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS!

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Edith Lewin
Introduced by Frederick Allen
Master of Ceremonies, Bill Groves
Producer, Stanton Jefferies

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Unknown: Edith Lewin
Introduced By: Frederick Allen
Unknown: Stanton Jefferies

: A CONCERT

The Francis Chagrin Ensemble
Conductor, Francis Chagrin

Contributors

Unknown: Francis Chagrin

: THE STARS IN THEIR COURSES

Singers of yesterday and today
A series of record programmes presented by Cedric Wallis
2-John McCormack, Giuseppe di Stefano. Leopold Simoneau

Contributors

Presented By: Cedric Wallis

: Leon Quartermaine and Marjorie Westbury in 'MR. SAMPSON'S SUNDAYS'

A new play for broadcasting by Robert Oxton Bolt
Characters in order of speaking:
Others taking part: Sylvia Coleridge
Peter Bennett. Alan Reid
The action takes place in the vicarage and church of a small North-Country town. Time: the present
Produced by Mary Hope Allen

Contributors

Unknown: Sylvia Coleridge
Unknown: Peter Bennett.
Unknown: Alan Reid
Produced By: Mary Hope Allen
Mr Sampson, Vicar of St Mark's: Leon Quartermaine
Rose Sampson, his elder daughter: Marjorie Westbury
Ruth Sampson: Yvonne Hills
Mr Grey: Simon Lack
Peter Burroughs: Donald Bradley
Mary Willis: Joan Ireland
Bob Arkwright: T St John Barry

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
Stories from the Ballet
' The Sleeping Princess' by Tchaikovsky
Story adapted for broadcasting by Ursula Roseveare and told by Philip Cunningham with the BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, Ernest Element)
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
Produced by Philip Moore and Graham Gauld
' Jane and Jolliboy
'B.B.' tells some true stories about dogs that show the wonderful intelligence and hardihood of some of the sporting breeds

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Ursula Roseveare
Told By: Philip Cunningham
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter
Produced By: Philip Moore
Produced By: Graham Gauld

: The Weather

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

: SUMMER MAGIC

A musical sequence in modern style
Frank Chacksfield and his Concert Orchestra
Keyboard Rhapsody:
Monia Liter
Quiet Rhythm:
The Kenny Powell Quartet and songs by American Guest Star:
Doretta Morrow
Introductions by Alan Skempton Production by Leonard Trebilco

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Chacksfield
Unknown: Kenny Powell
Unknown: Alan Skempton
Production By: Leonard Trebilco

: THE NATURALIST'S EYE

A series of talks in which different speakers choose an area and describe the kinds of life to be found in it
3-Blakeney Pointby Frank Jane Ph.D., D.sc .
Professor of Botany at Royal Holloway College in the University of London
Blakeney Point, a National Trust reserve, is a long spit of shingle and sand off the coast of Norfolk. It shows successive stages in the formation of stable land out of shifting strand, and harbours varieties of plants and animals appropriate to each stage of reclamation.
Paul Holmes on Malham Tarn

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Jane Ph.D., D.Sc
Unknown: Paul Holmes

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

Henry Cummings (baritone)
Leonard Isaacs (piano)
The Robert Masters
Piano Quartet:
Robert Masters (violin) Nannie Jamieson (viola)
Muriel Taylor (cello)
Kinloch Anderson (piano) with

Contributors

Baritone: Henry Cummings
Piano: Leonard Isaacs
Viola: Nannie Jamieson
Cello: Muriel Taylor
Piano: Kinloch Anderson

: THEN AND NOW

by Bertrand Russell , o.M .
3-Experiences of a Pacifist in the First World War
It was a matter of intellectual conviction to Bertrand Russell that England should have remained neutral during the First World War. Subsequent history,' he says, ' has confirmed me in this opinion. If England had remained neutral the war would have been shorter and the world would have been spared both Hitler and Stalin.' But his intellectual conviction cost him dear, not only in terms of physical imprisonment and the enmity of his fellow countrymen, but in terms of his own internal emotional conflict.

Contributors

Unknown: Bertrand Russell , O.M
Unknown: Bertrand Russell

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train , and Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions and Gilbert Harding knows some of the answers
Presented by C. F. Meehan

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Presented By: C. F. Meehan

: Introducing ROSEMARY CLOONEY

singing some of her favourite songs accompanied by Ron Goodwin and his Orchestra

Contributors

Accompanied By: Ron Goodwin

: Valentine Dyall Maureen Pryor. Leon Quartermaine Carleton Hobbs in 'RICHARD YEA AND NAY'

A novel by Maurice Hewlett dramatised as a serial in twelve parts by Wilfrid Grantham
10—' The King Reaps '
Cast in order of speaking:
Incidental music composed and conducted by Norman Demuth
Production by Wilfrid Grantham
Part Nine told how Richard looked upon Jerusalem for the last time, and how Jehane, learning of Montferrat's plan to murder the King, went into Lebanon and forestalled it by becoming the wife of Sinan, Lord of the Assassins. It told too how, in consequence of this, Sinan murdered Montferrat in place of Richard.

Contributors

Novel By: Maurice Hewlett
Unknown: Wilfrid Grantham
Conducted By: Norman Demuth
Production By: Wilfrid Grantham
Storyteller: Carleton Hobbs
Abbot Milo: Leon Quartermaine
King Richard I: Valentine Dyall
Count Henry of Champagne: Peter Howell
Gaston de Beam: Roger Delgado
Physician: Jeffrey Segal
William des Barres: Edward Jewesbury
Saphadin: Rolf Lefebvre
Queen Joan: Annabel Maule
Sinan: Ian Sadler
Jehane de St Pol: Maureen Pryor

: BRITISH BUSINESS IN INDIA

Talk by Hilton Brown who has just returned from revisiting India after twenty years

Contributors

Talk By: Hilton Brown

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas








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