Records chosen by Forces overseas
celebrates its third anniversary today : Scottish Variety Orchestra (conductor, Ronnie Munro ), with Janette Sclanders , Ann Rich , and Ian Gourlay
followed by News read at dictation speed for Forces newspapers overseas
recorded by members of the Services fQr their relatives and friends in this country
9.15 Mediterranean Forces Calling
Introduced by Peter Haddon
9.45 Greetings from India
Service from Wesley Memorial Church. Oxford, conducted by the Radio Padre, the Rev. Ronald Selby Wright , S.C.F.
Rev. Ronald Selby
and the Dance Orchestra.
(NEWS HEADLINES AT 1l.0)
Greetings from East Africa
News from Canada, and of Canadians on the fighting fronts, including a newsletter for French-speaking Canadians
followed at 12.2 by Weekly Newsletter
Athletics and Tennis : edited versions of yesterday's commentaries by Harold Abrahams on the ' Stalin' Mile, and by Raymond Glendenning on one of the Red Cross . Singles Exhibition Tennis Matches
from the Church of the Holy Rude, Stirling, conducted by the Rev. Lewis Sutherland , C.F.
Organ Voluntary : Andante cantabile
(Symphony No. 4 : Widor)
Metrical Psalm 23 : The Lord's my shepherd (Tune. Crimond)
Holv. holy. holv. Lord God almighty
(C.H. 1 : A. and M. 160)
Lesson, read by Group-Captain the Duke of Hamilton : Ephesians 6, vv. 10-17
Address by the Rev. Murdo Macleod.
Ph.D.. Senior R.A.F. Chaplain
Fight the good fight (C.H. 517 ; A. and M. 540)
Prayer and the Lord's Prayer
Paraphrase 18, vv. 3-7 : The beam that shines from Sion hill (Tune, Glasgow)
Organ Voluntary : Come, Holy Ghost
(Book 17 : Bach)
Organist, Dr. W. B. Ross
Dr. W. B.
Kay Cavendish , with her piano
with impromptu answers to listeners ' questions : Commander A. B. Campbell , Margery Fry , Will Hay, Professor Gilbert Murray , Barbara Ward. Question-Master, Geoffrey Crowther.
followed by CARROLL GIBBONS and his Orchestra, with Betty Kent , Rita Williams , and Leslie Douglas
by J. M. Synge , produced by Hugh Stewart.
Stiles Allen (soprano). Blech String Players. Arnold Golds-brough (organ)
Marjorie Anderson replies to some of the letters sent to her by Forces overseas
followed by RADIO NEWSREEL
Close-ups from the war-fronts of the world
Conductor, Charles Williams
Lionel Hale on plays
and his Music, with Jack Cooper
An entertainment chosen by Forces serving overseas : Vic Oliver , Kathleen Moody , Troise and his Mandoliers, Michael Carr. Joyce Grenfell , John Rorke , and John Blore and his Dance Orchestra. Introduced by Judy Kelly. Produced by Cecil Madden and Stephen Williams. From the stage of the Queensberry All-Services Club. (This week's edition dedicated to ' Contact and Victory ', New Delhi)
Records chosen for themselves by British Forces serving overseas
featuring high lights of the weekend sport in Britain, with news from correspondents in various parts of the country, and commentary ' flashes ' covering important events. Introduced by Raymond Glendenning
Produced and conducted by Ernest Longstaffe , with C. Denier Warren , Helen Clare , Connor and Drake, George Betton , and Nellie WarTace. Chairman, Bill Stephens. Palace of Varieties Orchestra and Chorus
by Ernest Atkinson followed at 9.10 by Home News from Canada cabled from the CBC News Rooms
Albert Sandler and the Palm
Court Orchestra, with Murray Davies (baritone), in a programme of the kind of music heard in the Palm Court of your favourite hotel in the days before the war. Programme produced by Fred Hartley and Douglas Lawrence
Community hymn-singing from St. John's Church, Maadi, near Cairo, introduced by Canon D. H. Saunders - Davies, Assistant
"Chaplain-in-Chief, R.A.F.,' Middle
East, and conducted by the Rev. S. W. A. Collins, R.A.F . Singing led by the R.A.F. Base Accounts
Flying-Officer A. J. Pritchard. followed at 10.25 by THE EPILOGUE
Canon D. H.
Rev. S. W. A.
Flying-Officer A. J.
Jack Simpson and his Sextet