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: Bright and Early

Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Norman

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra

Contributors

Musicians: BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' Drudgery Divine '
A talk by C. A. Joyce

Contributors

Talk By: C. A. Joyce

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: HINTS FOR HOUSEWIVES

Topical talk by Barry Bucknell

Contributors

Talk By: Barry Bucknell

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Conducted by Leo Wurmser

Contributors

Conducted By: Leo Wurmser

: HOLY COMMUNION

for Ascension Day from Chesterfield Parish Church; conducted by the Vicar, the Venerable T. Dilworth-Harrison , Archdeacon of Chesterfield
Introit: Rejoice, the Lord is King
(A and M. 202)
The Lord's Prayer; Collect for Purity Kyrie (Harris in F)
Collect for Ascension Day Epistle: Acts 1, vv. 1-11
Gradual: Thou art gone up on high
(A. and M. 149)
Gospel: St. Mark 16. vv. 14-end Creed (Somervell in F)
Offertory hymn: Hail the day that sees him rise (A. and M. 147)
Prayer for the Church
Confession, Absolution, Comfortable
Words
Sursum Corda (Somervell in F) Sanctus: Benedictus
Prayer of Consecration
Communion hymn: Dearest Jesu, we are here (A. and M. 713)
The Lord's Prayer: Prayer of Oblation Gloria (Somervell in F) Blessing
Post-Communion hymn: Crown him with many crowns (A. and M. 304)
Organist and Master of the Choristers
Charles A. Bryars

Contributors

Unknown: T. Dilworth-Harrison
Unknown: Sursum Corda
Unknown: Charles A. Bryars

: KORNGOLD

Movements from the Suite:
Much Ado About Nothing played by Albert Pratz (violin) and Gordon Kushner (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Albert Pratz
Played By: Gordon Kushner

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I, by Marjorie Eete

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eete

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Feast of the Ascension
Hail the day that sees him rise (BBC
H.B. 125)
New Every Morning, page 33 Psalm 24 (Broadcast Psalter) Philippians 2. vv. 1-11
Jesu, our hope (BBC H.B. 126)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack Leon and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Leon

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. The British Isles: Bristol. Script by F. C. James. (BBC recording)
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. ' Im WUnderschonen Monat Mai.' Ihr erster Friihlingsausftug fiihrt die Familie Keller nach der schonen alten Stadt
Heidelberg und dem reizvollen Neckartal. Manuskript von Irmgard Sello

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Whitred
Script By: F. C. James.

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: Workers' Playtime

from a factory canteen at Todmorden
with George Martin, Lorrae Desmond, Reg Thompson, The Ideal Four
The Jimmy Leach Organ Trio
Introduced by Randal Herley
Produced by James Casey

Contributors

Unknown: George Martin
Unknown: Lorrae Desmond
Unknown: Reg Thompson
Introduced By: Randal Herley
Produced By: James Casey

: The Weather

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

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS!

Harry Davidson 's Orchestra and his Folk Dance Band
Guest artist:
Edith Lewin (mezzo-soprano)
Introduced by Frederick Allen
Master of Ceremonies, Arthur Ives
Caller, Peter Kennedy
(Folk Dances arranged by members of the English Folk Dance and Song Society)

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Mezzo-Soprano: Edith Lewin
Introduced By: Frederick Allen
Unknown: Peter Kennedy

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. John Jewitt , Castaway ': a story of a boy captured by Red Indians. Part 2. Script by Michael Hyde
2.20 HISTORY i. America-Sixteenth to Eighteenth Century. 4-The Pilgrim Fathers. Script by Peggy Boyton
2.40 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Science and the Larder. 4-Breeding new animals. Script by L. J. Wolff

Contributors

Unknown: John Jewitt
Script By: Michael Hyde
Script By: Peggy Boyton
Script By: L. J. Wolff

: PIANO RECITAL

by Eiluned Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Eiluned Davies

: CHORAL EVENSONG

for Ascension Day from St. Paul's Cathedral
Versicles and Responses (Smith) Psalms 24, 47, 110
First Lesson: Daniel 7, w. 9-10, 13-14 Magnificat (Bairstow in D)
Second Lesson: Hebrews 1, vv. 1-12 Nunc dimittis (Bairstow in D)
Creed, Lesser Litany, The Lord's
Prayer, Collects
Anthems: 0 clap your hands; God is gone up (Gibbons)
Prayers
Rejoice! the Lord is King (A. and M. Rev. 216)
Sermon by the Rev. Prebendary
S. A. H. Eley, Vicar of Kensington
Blessing
Organist, John Dykes Bower

Contributors

Organist: John Dykes Bower

: Richard Burton and John Neville in 'HENRY AT AGINCOURT*

A sequence from
Shakespeare's ' Henry V'

Contributors

Produced: by John Gibson

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Listeners of Most Ages
' The Globe Spins ' and F. R. Buckley takes you on a musical trip to faraway lands with Cy Grant and the Arden Singers
Music directed by Albert Webb
Produced by Graham Gauld
5.20 For Older Children
' Conquest of the Depths '
The story of man's attempts to explore the under-water continents from the earliest times to the present day
Written in three parts by James Gleeson
1— 'The Challenge of the Unknown'
Narrator, John Snagge Produced by Graham Gauld
See page 8

Contributors

Unknown: F. R. Buckley
Unknown: Cy Grant
Directed By: Albert Webb
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Unknown: James Gleeson
Produced By: Graham Gauld

: The Weather

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

: THURSDAY COMMENT

A speaker with special knowledge comments on a subject of topical interest and importance

: HOME FOR MUSIC

BBC Revue Orchestra (Leader. Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Introduced by Denys Drower
Produced by Frank Hooper

Contributors

Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Introduced By: Denys Drower
Produced By: Frank Hooper

: SCIENCE SURVEY

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
Mauve: the first synthetic dyestuff by Sir Alexander Todd , F.R.S. Professor of Organic Chemistry in the University of Cambridge
Professor Todd reflects on problems that face organic chemists today in contrast with those being tackled by William Perkin when he was trying to make quinine a hundred years ago and instead discovered the first man-made dyestuff.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Alexander Todd
Unknown: William Perkin

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

The London String Quartet:
Erich Gruenberg (violin)
Carl Pini (violin)
Keith Cummings (viola) Douglas Cameron (cello)
Gervase de Peyer (clarinet)
Mozart
String Quartet in F (K.590)
Quintet in A (K.581), for clarinet and strings
The fifth of a series of nine weekly concerts of chamber music to commemorate the bicentenary of the birth of Mozart
To be given before an audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London. Tickets may be obtained from Ticket Unit. Broadcasting House, London, W.I

Contributors

Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Violin: Carl Pini
Viola: Keith Cummings
Cello: Douglas Cameron
Clarinet: Gervase de Peyer

: THE MAN OF ACTION IN MODERN SOCIETY

by Air Chief Marshal
Sir Basil Embry
G.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., D.F.C., A.F.C.
He who considers everything decides nothing
Sir Basil Embry , whose Air Force career marks him as one of the outstanding men -of action of the time, quotes this old Chinese proverb in support of his argument that the prevalent inertia of modern society is proving more destructive than the submarine campaigns of two world wars.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Basil Embry
Unknown: Sir Basil Embry

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train , and Kenneth Home 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: Kenneth Home
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Presented By: C. F. Meehan

: RADIO LINK

A monthly programme in which radio is used to link speakers in London and other world centres to exchange views on important issues of common interest
As most of these issues are topical they, and the names of the speakers. will be announced shortly before each broadcast
Chairman in London,
Robert McKenzie

Contributors

Unknown: Robert McKenzie

: 'Love, Liberty and Hope' JOSH WHITE

discusses with Charles Chilton the evolution of American Negro folk music assisted by The George Mitchell Choir and Jack Fallon (double-bass)
Last of four programmes

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Chilton
Double-Bass: Jack Fallon

: The Birth of Radio Drama

by Richard Hughes
Mr. Hughes talks about his play Danger, originally heard in 1924, which he claims was the first play in the world to be written for radio. It was broadcast again on Monday in the current Festival of Radio Drama.

Contributors

Speaker: Richard Hughes

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas








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