Cheerful gramophone records
in which Sandy-for once-sends a greeting from himself to all the members of-the Forces. Presented by Sandy Macpherson at the theatre organ
from the Middle East Forces. Messages recorded by members of the Services in Egypt for their relatives and friends in Great Britain, arranged by Peter Haddon
at the theatre organ : ' Hit Parade of 1942 '
Sunday Service, from Rugby Parish Church, conducted by the Rev. H. W. Baines , Rector of Rugby
Hark ! the herald angels sing (A.P.B. 44 ;
A. and M. 60)
Reading : St. Luke 2, vv. 1-7 Prayers
0 come, all ve faithful (A.P.B. 80 ; A. and M. 59)
Band of the Manchester Regiment : conductor, Mr. F. L. Statham
Mr. F. L.
Visit to a Northern port where personnel from all parts of the Dominions are sitting down to
Christmas dinner in the ward-room of a mine'sweeper. Arranged and introduced by Victor Smythe
ENSA concert for war-workers. Arthur Salisbury and his Orchestra, with Renee Barr. Guest artist, Billy Danvers
and his Orchestra, with Beryl Davis , Georgina, Len Camber , George Evans , Derek Roy , Doreen Villiers , Three Boys and a Girl, the Geraldo Ensemble
Conductor. George Walter : in a programme of light music
Talk by Sergeant Tony Onraet
The Royal Navy, the Army, and the Royal Air Forces collaborate in a programme of carols
W.R.N.S. Central Depot Choir : conductor, Chief Wren D. K. Southey
When the crimson sun had set I saw three ships
The Manger Throne
Unto us a boy is born
R.A.P.C. (44th Det.) Choir : conductor, L/Cpl. H. Ibbotson
Good King Wenceslas Coventry Carol
Good Christian men, rejoice See amid the winter's snow
Balloon Training Centre Choir : conductor, Sgt. Frederic Jackson A virgin unspotted
We three kings of Orient are What child is this ? The Wassail Song
Wren D. K.
Conducted by Major F. J. Ricketts
from a military hospital in the Home Counties. -Percival Mackey and his Band with Charlie Irwin and Monti Ryan. Guest artists, Dennis Noble , Victoria Hopper , and Arthur Riscoe
Presented by soloists and musicians of the Canadian Army in Britain. Orchestra directed ; by Sergt. Stan Sneddon . Soloists include Pte. Bill Smith and Pte. George Patterson.
The programme, which is introduced by Gerry Wilmot , is also being heard today in Canada. Presented in collaboration with the C.B.C. London Office. Produced by John Kannawin
National and Regional announcements, and Scottish News summary
(by permission of the Air Council) offer ' Something in the Air'. Leader, Sergeant Jimmy Miller. Programme of tunes chosen by members of the orchestra. Presented by David Miller
Records of Bing Crosby
Conducted by Lieut. F. J. Harris , Director of Music, Grenadier Guards
Lieut. F. J.
with the Bachelor Girls, Peter Akister , and George Elliott. Presented by James Moody .
for the— Forces. Musical greetings to British and American Forces throughout the world, sung by Vera Lynn. and played by Fred Hartley and his Music. Programme devised by Howard Thomas , and produced by Reita Hendry
Pouishnoff (piano), Astra Desmond (contralto), Robert Irwin (baritone), Anne Ziegler , Webster Booth , and the BBC Revue Chorus in vocal selections from Merrie England, arranged by Wally Wallond. Anne Lenner presents the ' Film Hit of the Week' ; Reginald King conducts one of his own compositions; Charles Smart at the BBC theatre organ ; BBC Revue Orchestra and the Dance Orchestra, conducted by Mansel Thomas. Produced by Henry Reed.
Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra.