Records chosen by Forces overseas
followed by News read at dictation speed for Forces newspapers overseas
plays popular hits of the moment, at the theatre organ
Conducted by Charles Groves , with Charles Smart at the novachord.
and his Orchestra, with Sally Douglas , Doreen Villiers , Len Camber , Johnny Green , Archie Lewis , and Three Boys and a Girl.
on gramophone records
Overture : The Fairies (Wagner) :
London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Albert Coates
Symphonic Poem : Night Ride and Sunrise (Sibelius) : BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted bv Sir Adrian Boult
Love Scene (Feuersnot :
Richard Strauss ) : Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Midsommarvarka (Midsummer Vigil :
Alfven) : Stockholm Orchestra, conducted by Nils Grevillius
Scherzo (Symphony No 1, in E minor:
Sibelius) : Symphony Orchestra; conducted by Robert Kajanus
Romeo's Reverie and the Fete of the Capulets (Berlioz) : London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Hamilton Harty
(NEWS HEADLINES AT 11.0)
A new midnight entertainment for war-workers in Britain.
(Recording of the programme broadcast in North America during the Wednesday nightshift break)
followed at 12.2 by Sidelights from Today's Papers
When God of old came down from heav'n ; Acts 2. vv. 1-4 (BBC recording) ;
(' The Skyrockets '), directed by Cpl. Paul Fenothet (by permission of the Air Officer Commanding)
Adelaide Hall. At the piano, Jules Rubens. At the novachord, Johnny Franz.
ENSA Overseas Half-Hour, with Jack Leon and his Dance Orchestra, the Jive Bombers, Gloria Kane , Betty Kent , Harry Hudson , and Bernard Clifton. Introduced by Pamela Sholto
Special programme for American Forces in India
Experts answer questions on topics of the day.
Recorded in America by arrangement with the U.S. Armed Forces Radio Service
Review of news and events of special interest to Forces in India
Close-ups from the war-fronts of the world
4.15 Athletics : Manchester Athletic Club Charity Festival. Commentary by Harold Abrahams on the ' Stalin' Mile. From the Athletic Ground, Fallowfield, Manchester
4.22 app. Tennis : Red Cross Tournament. Commentary by Raymond Glendenning on one of this afternoon's Singles Exhibition Matches. From the Athletic
Records chosen by British Forces serving overseas
The programme for the Merchant Navy, coming this week from the new Merchant Navy Club, South Shields. Hostess, Doris Hare , and the usual features. Programme .produced by Victor Smythe and Alfred Dunning.
Famous artists on both sides of the Atlantic, with Leslie Mitchell as Master of Ceremonies in London. Produced in New York by Joe Mansfield , and in London by Jimmy Dyrenforth and Tom Ronald
(The programme, a joint venture of the BBC and NBC. is heard simultaneously in both countries)
London Symphony Orchestra (leader, George Stratton ). Cyril Smith (piano). Associate conductor, Basil Cameron
From the Royal Albert Hall, London
Joan Griffiths replies to letters sent to her by Forces overseas
Song and musical hits. old and new, featured by orchestras and artists introduced to. radio and stage by Jack Payne
followed at 9.10 by Home News from Canada cabled from the CBC News Rooms
Novelty numbers and solo pieces played by the BBC Variety Orchestra (conductor, ' Charles Shadwell ), with Gene Crowley
Athletics and Tennis: edited versions of this afternoon's commentaries by Harold Abrahams and Raymond Glendenning
Weekly Variety show starring a Canadian Army Orchestra, with songs by Cpl. Bill Smith. Cpl. Ted Hockridge. and Pte. Lance King. Introduced by Gerry Wilmot
Mantovani and his Dance Orchestra