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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

The Jack Nathan Quintet

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Nathan Quintet

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Programme Parade

An up-to-the-minute guide for your listening and viewing

: TODAY

First edition
A breakfast-time magazine followed by MORNING MUSIC
See Light Programme

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

A talk by the Rev. Brian Hession

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Brian Hession

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: TODAY

Second edition

: LANDLADIES I HAVE KNOWN

by Gordon Croton
From the day he was evacuated at the outbreak of the war until his marriage, Mr. Croton was destined to move from one landlady to another at fairly frequent intervals. He recalls some of the unforgettable characters he encountered in his wanderings.

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Croton

: SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS

Prayer
All glorv. laud and honour (S.P. 135,
A. and M. 98. and P. and H. 61, all omitting vv. 2, 3, 6; C.H. 91, omitting vv. 1. 2, 5: Tune, St. Theodulph)
Interlude: The First Palm Sunday
Prayers; the Prayer for Pardon; the Lord's Prayer
Ride on, ride on, in majesty (S.P. 137;
A. and M. 99: C.H. 92; P. and H. 62: Tune, Winchester New)
Blessing

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Interval music
10.0 EARLY STAGES IN FRENCH. A programme in simple French in which listeners are asked to take an active part. Script by Emile Harven. (BBC recording)
Scene: Un bon petit diner. Tante Rose and Jacques have dinner at a restaurant overlooking the Loire.

Contributors

Script By: Emile Harven.
Unknown: Tante Rose

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Feast of the Annunciation
The God whom earth and sea and sky
(BBC H.B. 239)
New Every Morning, page 15
Canticle 10 (Broadcast psalter) St. Luke 1, vv. 26-38 .
Virgin-born, we bow before thee (BBC
H.B. 240)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Norman

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I, by Olive Rees
Repeated on Thursday at 9.55 a.m.
11.20 GENERAL SCIENCE. How Your Body Works. 6-Getting rid of waste. Script by Leslie Wolff.
11.40 RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY. Forgiveness and Reconciliation. 11-The Power of the Resurrection by H. A. Williams , Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.

Contributors

Unknown: Olive Rees
Script By: Leslie Wolff.
Unknown: H. A. Williams

: Concert Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

(Leader. Philip Whiteway ) Conductor, Rae Jenkins

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas. followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region

: ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by Mary Stocks
Sir John Wolfenden
Anthony Crosland
John Connell
Question-Master. Freddy Grisewood From the Pavilion. Exmouth. Devon

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Stocks
Unknown: Sir John Wolfenden
Unknown: Anthony Crosland
Question-Master: John Connell
Question-Master: Freddy Grisewood

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

STORIES AND RHYMES. ' 'The Fairy Ring ': an adaptation of Olive Crane's original tale
2.20 SENIOR English ii. Book Review: a talk by Edward Blishen , illustrated by readings.
2.40 NATURE CALENDAR.
2.45 NATURE STUDY. 11-Nature Quiz. Script by L. J. Lawler.

Contributors

Talk By: Edward Blishen
Script By: L. J. Lawler.

: EXPLORING THE UNDERWORLD

by Rene Cutforth
Mr. Cutforth describe! his adventures in Soho when an American magazine commissioned from him a series of articles on London's underworld. Since he had never been a crime reporter he got into a good deal of comic trouble and met some very odd characters.

Contributors

Unknown: Rene Cutforth

: PIERRE FOURNIER

(cello) with Ernest Lush (piano) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Piano: Ernest Lush

: * WIVES AND DAUGHTERS'

The novel by Mrs. Gaskell adapted by Mabel Constanduroa
Part 3

Contributors

Adapted By: Mabel Constanduroa

: THE SILVER LINING

A message of comfort and cheer for all ' in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any other adversity'
Stuart Hibberd introduces a talk by C. A. Joyce
Listeners' letters are very welcome as they give real help in planning these talks. Send them to Stuart Hibberd, c/o Silver Lining, Broadcasting House, London, W. Listeners will realise that speakers cannot reply personally, but will try to deal with their problems in the talks.

Contributors

Introduces: Stuart Hibberd
Talk By: C. A. Joyce

: PORTRAYED IN MUSIC

BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conducted by George Hurst

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: George Hurst

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

" Once Upon a Time
Stories from
' The Olive Fairy Book ' collected by Andrew Lang
' The Clever Weaver': told by Jo and ' Dorani' : told by David
5.25 For Children of Most Ages
' Songs They Sing'
Folk songs from home and abroad collected by lanthe Dalway and sung by William Coombes
For Older Children
Special Assignment
A series of programmes exploring the exciting job of covering the world for news
3-War Correspondents
JOHN ALLDRIDGE, feature writer of the Manchester Evening News, talks to SIR PHILIP GIBBS, K.B.E., about the beginnings of the first World War; to ROBERT REID.who covered the Allies' entry into Paris during the seconds World War: and to BILL TAYLOR of the Manchester Guardian

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Lang
Unknown: Lanthe Dalway
Sung By: William Coombes

: The Weather

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

: TOWN AND COUNTRY

A programme for listeners in the South-East of England
6.15 Local news xollowed by Reports and comments
6.37 app. London Stock Market report
6.15 6.25 VHF: Rowridge
(92.9 Mc/s) for the South Coast:
Area news and weather summary

: QUILTER

Five Shakespeare Songs sung by Denis Catlin (baritone) with Frederick Stone (piano)

Contributors

Baritone: Denis Catlin
Piano: Frederick Stone

: INTERNATIONAL CONCERT HALL

visits Holland
Hans Henkemans (piano)
Amsterdam
Concertgebouw Orchestra
Conductor, Eduard van Beinum
Overture: La Scala di Seta (Rossini) Piano Concerto (Pijper)
Ronde de printemps (Images) (Debussy) on gramophone records

Contributors

Piano: Hans Henkemans
Conductor: Eduard van Beinum

: THE STATE VISIT TO THE NETHERLANDS

State Banquet in the Royal Palace, Amsterdam
Godfrey Talbot

Contributors

Unknown: Godfrey Talbot

: THE MAN WHO SAVED MOSCOW

The story of Richard Sorge a German who became a brilliant
Russian secret agent with Howard Marion-Crawford as Richard Sorge
Narrator, Edward Ward
Script freely adapted by Edward Ward from The Man With Three Facet by Hans Otto Meissner and ancillary sources
Production by Joe Burroughs
Grandson of the private secretary of Karl Marx, Richard Sorge fought in the Kaiser's army in World War One, became a Communist and was trained as a spy in Moscow during the years that followed the Versailles Treaty. His work in Japan, which reached its climax after the outbreak of World War Two, is unparalleled for its audacity and bravura.

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Sorge
Unknown: Howard Marion-Crawford
Narrator: Richard Sorge
Narrator: Edward Ward
Adapted By: Edward Ward
Unknown: Hans Otto Meissner
Production By: Joe Burroughs

: AT HOME AND ABROAD

A twice-weekly survey of current affairs
Speakers in the studio in London and from regional and overseas centres contribute news and views on the issues of today and tomorrow

: THE TUESDAY CONCERT

Ena Mitchell (soprano) Josephine Lee (piano)
The Richards Piano Quartet:
Irene Richards (violin)
Jean Stewart (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello) Terence Beckles (piano)
Before an invited audience in the Concert Hall. Broadcasting House, London. Tickets may be obtained from Ticket Unit, Broadcasting House, London, W.l

Contributors

Soprano: Ena Mitchell
Piano: Josephine Lee
Violin: Irene Richards
Viola: Jean Stewart
Cello: Bernard Richards
Piano: Terence Beckles

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MARKET TRENDS

London Stock Market closing report, and a review of today's overseas commodity and financial news








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