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: Reveille!

A cheerful selection of gramophone records

: Morning Star

Records of Keith Falkner (baritone)

: On Parade!

Popular artists and bands fall in for your entertainment on gramophone records.

: *NEWS Programme Parade

Details of some of today's broadcasts

: SONGS OF THE BRITISH ISLES

A programme of folk songs sung by the BBC Singers
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate

Contributors

Conductor: Leslie Woodgate

: HARRY JAMES

and his Orchestra
Special recording made at the Roseland Ballroom, New York City, on July 19, 1939

: DUDLEY SAVAGE

at the theatre organ

: BERNARD CROOK QUINTET

and Frances Hatfield (mezzo-soprano)

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Frances Hatfield

: Robb Wilton in 'OFFICE HOURS'

with Laurie Lupino Lane

Contributors

Unknown: Laurie Lupino Lane

: Music While You Work

played by the BBC Variety Orchestra
Leader, Frank Cantell
Conductor, Charles Shadwell with Bettie Bucknelle

Contributors

Conductor: Charles Shadwell
Unknown: Bettie Bucknelle

: ' THE WORLD IN THREE-QUARTER TIME'

The birth of the waltz
A programme with gramophone records, written and arranged by G. F. Gray Clarke

: HEBRON MORLAND

at the theatre organ

: Workers' Playtime

A lunch-hour entertainment for factory workers, relayed from a factory somewhere in Britain

: CRICKET

A Lord's XI- v. the Army
A commentary on the closing overs before lunch, by Michael Standing , from the pavilion.

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Standing

: GERALDO'S ORCHESTRA

under the direction of Sydney Bright with Dorothy Carless , Len Camber ,
Jackie Hunter , and George Evans

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy Carless
Unknown: Len Camber
Unknown: Jackie Hunter
Unknown: George Evans

: BBC SALON ORCHESTRA

Led by Tom Jenkins
Conductor, Leslie Bridgewater

Contributors

Conductor: Tom Jenkins
Conductor: Leslie Bridgewater

: Music While You Work

played by the BBC Military Band
Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell

Contributors

Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell

: ' IZBOUSHKA

A party in a peasant's house with Medvedeff's Balalaika Orchestra

: 'SEA SONGS'

BBC Men's Chorus
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Victor Harding (baritone)
At the piano, John Wills
(Daily Express Song Book)

Contributors

Conductor: Leslie Woodgate
Baritone: Victor Harding

: SATURDAY SPORT

Association Football
Blackpool v. Preston North End
A commentary during the second half of the League match, by Tom Cragg
Cricket A Lord's XI v. the Army
A commentary during play by Michael Standing , from the pavilion

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Cragg
Play By: Michael Standing

: SANDY MACPHERSON

at the theatre organ

: 'RADIO GAZETTE'

A recorded review of this week's events at home and abroad
Produced by the BBC Recorded Programmes Department

: 'THE BLUE PETER'

A radio magazine for the Merchant
Navy
' Ship's narker:
More trouble for Sid and George (Frederick Burtwell and Reginald
Purdell)
Green grass'
News from the green fields of sport
'Mum'
From the crow's nest
The week's eye-witness
' Music box'
Records new and old
' In the dog watch'
Commander Campbell spins a yarn or two
' Sweethearts and wives ' with messages for men of the Merchant Navy at sea. Louise Hampton brings sweethearts and wives to the microphone from a different seaport each week. This week they come from Aberdeen.
George Scott-Wood and his '
Blue Peter ' Quintet
Compere, Commander A. B. Campbell
Produced by Dallas Bower and Robert Barr

Contributors

Unknown: Frederick Burtwell
Unknown: Louise Hampton
Unknown: George Scott-Wood
Unknown: Blue Peter
Unknown: A. B. Campbell
Produced By: Dallas Bower
Unknown: Robert Barr

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: BBC THEATRE ORCHESTRA

Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Grand selection from
Tannhauser Wagner , arr. Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Leader: Tate Gilder
Unknown: Tannhauser Wagner

: 'AIRCRAFTMAN SMITH ENTERTAINS'

A camp concert presented by a R.A.F. Balloon Barrage unit somewhere in the North

: FRED HARTLEY

and his Music with George Melachrino

Contributors

Unknown: George Melachrino

: Walt Disney's Fantasia

An excerpt from the artist's adventure in music
Mickey Mouse as 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice '
Music by Dukas
Conducted by Leopold Stokowski
A commentary by Raymond Glendenning during a public showing of the film
From a theatre in the South

Contributors

Conducted By: Leopold Stokowski
Commentary By: Raymond Glendenning

: 'HOW'S ABOUT IT'.

A radio pick-me-up with Oscar Rabin and his Band
Devised and compered by Philip Brown

Contributors

Unknown: Oscar Rabin
Unknown: Philip Brown

: 'TAXI!'

Another episode in the thrilling adventures of a London taxi-driver with Jerry Verno as Shorty, the driver
Script by Cyril Campion
Produced by Jacques Brown

Contributors

Unknown: Jerry Verno
Script By: Cyril Campion
Produced By: Jacques Brown

: 'THIS TIGER BUSINESS'

The story of a famous tune, written and presented on gramophone records by Roy Plomley

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Plomley








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