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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC VARIETY ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet

Contributors

Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

'After this week comes Christmas'
Talks by the Most Rev. Francis Grimshaw , Roman Catholic Archbishop of Birmingham
I-Sentimentality? Or reality

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Francis Grimshaw

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

London Theatre Orchestra
Conducted by Maurice Miles

Contributors

Conducted By: Maurice Miles

: FRENCH PIANO MUSIC

played by Helen Perkin

Contributors

Played By: Helen Perkin

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: This Week's Composer BRAHMS

Records of some of his songs and instrumental music

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Father, 0 hear us (BBC H.B. 260) New Every Morning, page 7
Canticle 6. part 2 (Broadcast Psalter) Revelation 22. vv. 1-9
0 dear and heavenly city (BBC H.B.
251)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Wynford Reynolds and his Orchestra

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

on gramophone records
Valse, Quadrille des patineurs, and Galop (Le Prophete) (Meyerbeer): Paris Opera Orchestra, conducted by Georges Sebastian
Pavane on the death of an Infanta
(Ravel): Philharmonia Orchestra. conducted by Guido Cantelli
Suite. The Love of Three Oranges
(Prokofiev) : Philharmonia Orchestra. conducted by Nicolai Maiko
Polka (Les vendredis) (Sokolov,
Glazunov, Lyadov): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Nicolai Malko

Contributors

Conducted By: Georges Sebastian
Conducted By: Guido Cantelli
Conducted By: Nicolai Maiko
Conducted By: Nicolai Malko

: MY FAVOURITE VILLAIN

Hugh Ross Williamson chooses
Captain James Hind
Captain James Hind was a seventeenth-century highwayman, the son of a saddler in Chipping Norton. He was an only child and received a proper schooling; in fact, his father wanted him to be a scholar. But young James ran away to London and fell in with ' roaring blades.'

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh Ross Williamson
Unknown: Captain James Hind
Unknown: Captain James Hind

: Lou Preager's MIXED GRILL

A lunchtime entertainment on gramophone records

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

Augmented
BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, George Deason )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Variety:
Tom Henry and the Tomboys
Records: Ronald Chesney
Radio: George Moon
TV: Lita Roza
In Town Today:
The Western Brothers
Presented by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Leader: George Deason
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Tom Henry
Unknown: Ronald Chesney
Unknown: George Moon
Unknown: Lita Roza
Presented By: Bill Worsley

: The Weather

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

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Vanessa Lee
(in a recorded programme) discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records she would choose to have with her if she were condemned to spend the rest of her life on a desert island
Programme produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Vanessa Lee
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: RECITAL

John Carolan (tenor)
Henriette Canter (violin)
Ernest Lush (piano)

Contributors

Tenor: John Carolan
Violin: Henriette Canter
Piano: Ernest Lush

: EDMUNDO ROS

and his Latin-AmericanOrchestra

: THESE RADIO TIMES

The informal story of radio entertainment as told by artists and others who have had a hand in making it
Robert Easton , Cliff Michelmore
Michael Moore , Anna Neagle
Ada Reeve , Eric Robinson
Narrator, Rex Palmer
Written by Gale Pedrick
Produced by Alfred Dunning
(The recorded broadcast of August 28 in the Light Programme)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Easton
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Michael Moore
Unknown: Anna Neagle
Unknown: Ada Reeve
Narrator: Eric Robinson
Narrator: Rex Palmer
Written By: Gale Pedrick
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: Orchestral Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conducted by Boyd Neel
Maria Korchinska (harp)
Ray Dudley (piano)
Music by younger Canadian composers
Introduced by Boyd Neel

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Boyd Neel
Harp: Maria Korchinska
Piano: Ray Dudley
Music By: Younger Canadian
Introduced By: Boyd Neel

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
' Five O'Clock Tales'
Six plays by E. Lucia Turnbull produced by David Davis
6 (and last) —'Roses White and Roses Red '
based on a traditional story from Greece
It was Christmas Eve on the Island of Crete when a certain merchant and his wife came out on their balcony to look, with joy and wonder, at the bright star which hung like a lamp in the East. That night they had good cause for thankfulness since they knew, at last, that their prayers for a child of their own would be granted.....
5.30 For Older Children
Going to the Play and the Pictures
Eric Gillett reviews some of the new films now showing in London
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Unknown: E. Lucia Turnbull
Produced By: David Davis
The merchant: John Richmond
His wife: Eileen Varley
Stella: Elaine MacNamara
The Queen: Ella Milne
The King: Ralph De Rohan
Wise woman: Winifred Oughton
Noni: Patience Collier
Narrator: Cecil Bellamy

: The Weather

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

: THE WORLD AND OURSELVES

William Pickles comments on events abroad and our relations with other countries

Contributors

Unknown: William Pickles

: WEST END

A programme of favourite melodies from London shows with Vanessa Lee , Bruce Trent and the Albert Webb Orchestra
Conductor, Albert Webb including music from:
' Paint your Wagon '
' Perchance to Dream '
' Kismet '
' The Pajama Game '
Script by Roy Plomley
Introduced by John Hobday
Produced by Peter Haysom Craddy

Contributors

Unknown: Vanessa Lee
Unknown: Bruce Trent
Unknown: Albert Webb
Conductor: Albert Webb
Script By: Roy Plomley
Introduced By: John Hobday
Produced By: Peter Haysom Craddy

: George Cole Diana Churchill and Colin Gordon in ' A LIFE OF BLISS '

Episode 10
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont
Script written by: Godfrey Harrison
David Bliss: George Cole
Anne Fellows: Diana Churchill
Tony Fellows: Colin Gordon
Mrs Griffin: Gladys Henson
Psyche, the dog: Percy Edwards

: Alec Robertson introduces MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Scottish National Orchestra
(Leader, Thomas Matthews )
Conductor, Karl Rankl
Lisa Fuchsova (piano)
Janette Sclanders (soprano)

Contributors

Leader: Thomas Matthews
Conductor: Karl Rankl
Piano: Lisa Fuchsova
Soprano: Janette Sclanders

: Eric Barker in JUST FANCY

with Pearl Hackney , Deryck Guyler
Charlotte Mitchell and Kenneth Connor
Music under the direction of Peter Akister
Script by Eric Barker
Produced by Charles Maxwell

Contributors

Unknown: Pearl Hackney
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Charlotte Mitchell
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Peter Akister
Script By: Eric Barker
Produced By: Charles Maxwell

: TROTTIE TRUE'

A new radio play by Caryl Brahms
Founded on the novel by Caryl Brahms and S. J. Simon
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company and John Bull , Douglas Hankin
Joan Mundy. Laurel Solash
Music composed and arranged by Arthur Sandford played by the BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, George Deason )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Produced by Charles Lefeaux

Contributors

Play By: Caryl Brahms
Novel By: Caryl Brahms
Novel By: S. J. Simon
Unknown: John Bull
Unknown: Douglas Hankin
Unknown: Joan Mundy.
Unknown: Laurel Solash
Arranged By: Arthur Sandford
Leader: George Deason
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Trottie True: Billie Whitelaw
Luke Lovelock: Denys Blakelock
Stella Shimmering: Belle Chrystall
Honor Bellairs: Beth Boyd
Erne: Charles Leno
Else: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Little Trottie: Dettise Bryer
Henry True: Charles Lamb
Mrs True: Betty Hardy
Miss Macpherson: Henrietta Russell
Dan Leno: Dan Leno, Jnr
Joe Jugg: John Slater
Lottie Collins: Joanna Glass
Marie Lloyd: Jessie Evans
Liz Fulljoy: Violet Gould
Sid Skinner: Andrew Crawford
Little Clara: Sandra Alfred
George Edwardes: Brewster Mason
Arthur Sopwith: Deryck Guyler
Bouncie Bonnington: Virginia Winter
Lord Ludlow (Digby): Peter Myers
The Duchess of Wellwater: Fabia Drake
Sainsbury: Arthur Ridley

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

: MARKET TRENDS

A review of today's overseas commodity and financial news and the London Stock Market closing report








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