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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: BBC VARIETY ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet

Contributors

Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS !

' Digging for Victory '
The Bishop of Grantham, the Rt. Rev. Anthony Otter , reads and comments on the Epistle of James

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Anthony Otter

: MORNING MUSIC

The Langham Light Orchestra
Conductor, Maurice Miles

Contributors

Conductor: Maurice Miles

: RECITAL

Emerentia Scheepers (soprano)
Ernest Lush (piano)
Kenneth Essex (viola)
Dennis Murdoch (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Ernest Lush
Piano: Dennis Murdoch

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

HOW things BEGAN. 3-The First Seamen. Script by Rhoda Power. (BBC recording)

Contributors

Script By: Rhoda Power.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Awake, mv soul, and with the sun
(BBC H.B. 403)
New Every Morning, page 64
Psalm 119, part 2 (Broadcast Psalter) Galatians 3. vv. 21-29
0 God of earth and altar (BBC H.B.
394)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Marcel Gardner and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Marcel Gardner

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby
11.20 THE WORLD OF WORK. Working with Animals: a talk by Bill Marshall.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH. - Pierre Cultivateur. ' Texte d'Emile Harven.

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby
Talk By: Bill Marshall.
Unknown: Pierre Cultivateur.

: DISC DOODLING

by Flotsam at the piano with the help of records

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

Augmented
BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet with Jerry Allen and his Trio
Mary Morgan , Bernard Spear
Bruce Trent , Stan Stennett
Presented by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Jerry Allen
Unknown: Mary Morgan
Unknown: Bernard Spear
Unknown: Bruce Trent
Unknown: Stan Stennett
Presented By: Bill Worsley

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Athene Seyler
(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
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

FOR COUNTRY SCHOOLS. Living in Amsterdam.' Script by Antonia Ridge
2.0 THE MUSIC box, by Gordon Reynolds
2.10 Orchestral Concerts
BBC Midland Orchestra
(Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conducted by John Russell who introduces the programme

Contributors

Script By: Antonia Ridge
Unknown: Gordon Reynolds
Leader: James Hutcheon
Conducted By: John Russell

: THE DISTANT SCENE

A series of readings from books of travel and discovery
3-A Cambodian Bus Journey
Taken from
' A Dragon Apparent' by Norman Lewis
Reader, Charles E. Stidwill
Norman Lewis arrived in Indo-China to find a land divided by the opposing armies of French and Viet-Minh soldiers. Between them lay a no-man's-land of precarious safety for the traveller, where, as this account of a Cambodian bus journey shows, bandits were not the only hazards to be run.

Contributors

Reader: Norman Lewis
Reader: Charles E. Stidwill
Reader: Norman Lewis

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. ' The Hollow among the Ferns,' from ' Far from the Madding Crowd ' by Thomas Hardy. Read by Roger Delgado

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy.
Read By: Roger Delgado

: Orchestral Hour BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader. J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: THE BEST OF YESTERDAY

4-The Eruption of Krakatoa by R. J. Dalby
In 1883 Mr. Dalby was sailing before the mast on a small trading barque. On August 27, when Krakatoa erupted with devastating violence, he was just touching in at Java and Sumatra. He was one of the few eye-witnesses of this tragedy lucky enough to live to describe it.
(: originally broadcast on March 5, 1937)

Contributors

Unknown: R. J. Dalby

: THE MAJESTIC ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Lou Whiteson with Edmund Hockridge

Contributors

Conducted By: Lou Whiteson
Unknown: Edmund Hockridge

: Children's Hour

For Children of Most Ages
'Granny's Wonderful Chair' by Frances Browne
Adapted as a serial play in six parts by Estelle Holt 1 - 'The Christmas Cuckoo'
Produced by David Davis
'Granny's Wonderful Chair and the Tales it Told' was first published in 1857. The book tells of a chair that belonged to Snowflower and her very old grandmother, Dame Frostyface - a great, old armchair with wheels on its feet and many curious carvings of flowers and fawns on its dark oaken back. And it told stories, wonderful stories...
See page 8
5.30 'Write Me a Letter '
The Children's Hour correspondence column of the air
Edited and introduced by Adrian Thomas
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Unknown: Frances Browne
Unknown: Estelle Holt
Produced By: David Davis
Introduced By: Adrian Thomas
The Chair: Carleton Hobbs
Snowflower: Patricia Field
King Winwealth: Wilfred Babbage
Princess Greedalind: Mollie Maureen
Queen Wantall: Phoebe Hodgson
Scrub: Norman Shelley
Spare: Richard Goolden
Fairfeather: Joan Ireland
Noble Lord: William Eedle

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England

: THE WORLD AND OURSELVES

W. N. Ewer comments on events abroad and our relations with other countries

: Stephen Williams introduces MUSIC FOR BALLET

The first of three gramophone programmes illustrating how composers have expressed movement in sound

: HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

featuring ' the lad 'imself ' with Bill Kerr
Sidney James
Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams
Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott and specialty recorded by the Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra Conducted by Harry Rabinowitz
Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton
Produced by Dennis Main Wilson
(The recorded broadcast of January 26 in the Light Programme)

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Andree Melly
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Composed By: Wally Stott
Conducted By: Harry Rabinowitz
Written By: Alan Simpson
Written By: Ray Galton
Produced By: Dennis Main Wilson

: Alec Robertson introduces MUSIC TO REMEMBER

BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Rudolf Schwarz
Given before an invited audience in the BBC studios, Maida Vale, London

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Rudolf Schwarz

: Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin are STARSTRUCK

again by Eric Barker
Jon Pertwee , Barbara Law
Geraldo and his Orchestra
Written by Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin
Production by John Hooper

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Barker
Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Unknown: Barbara Law
Written By: Bob Monkhouse
Written By: Denis Goodwin
Production By: John Hooper

: MALCUZYNSKI

(piano): on gramophone records

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas








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