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: Bright and Early

Records chosen by Forces overseas

: News Headlines

followed by News read at dictation speed for Forces newspapers overseas

: STEPHANE GRAPPELLY

and his Quintette. (BBC recording)

: ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

on gramophone records
Selection : Madam Butterfly (Puccini) Orchestra of the R.A.F. conducted by Wing Commander R P O'Donnell
Intermezzo (Cavallena Rusticana:
Mascagni) : Boston Promenade Orchestra, conducted by Arthur Fiedler
Dance of the Apprentices and the Entrance of the Masters (The Mastersingers : Wagner) : British Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bruno Walter
Overture to a Picaresque Comedy
(Bax) : London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Hamilton Harty
Nocturne (A Midsummer Night's s
Dream : Mendelssohn) : BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
Slavonic Dance No. 15. in C
(Dvorak) : Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Vaclav Talich
Waltz of the Flowers (Nutcracker
Suite: Tchaikovsky) : London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Goossens
Marche joyeuse (Chabrier) : London
Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Constant Lambert
(NEWS HEADLINES AT 10.0)

Contributors

Conducted By: Wing Commander R P O'Donnell
Conducted By: Arthur Fiedler
Conducted By: Bruno Walter
Conducted By: Sir Hamilton Harty
Unknown: Adrian Boult
Conducted By: Vaclav Talich
Conducted By: Eugene Goossens

: SCOTTISH HALF-HOUR

for overseas Forces. James Sloan introduces a programme mainly about dancing, with Kitty Mc Leod and Alan MacRitchie , Pipe Major Nicol MacCallum, and William Hannah 's Band. Also a recorded commentary on the attempt by Nancy Riach to break the 440 yards British Women's Free-Style Swimming record.

Contributors

Introduces: James Sloan
Unknown: Kitty Mc Leod
Unknown: Alan MacRitchie
Unknown: William Hannah
Unknown: Nancy Riach

: News Headlines followed by the Band of THE ESSEX REGIMENT

Conductor, Mr. R. Botting , D.C.M., M.M.

Contributors

Conductor: Mr. R. Botting

: THE BOB HOPE PROGRAMME

Recorded in America by arrangement with the U.S. Armed Forces
Radio Service.

: News Headlines *

followed at 12.2 by Sidelights from Today's Papers

: The Daily Service

In the Lord put I my trust; Psalm 11: Jesus, lover of my soul (A.P.B. 53).

: JOE LOSS

and his Orchestra, with Elizabeth Batey , Pat Macormac , and Harry Kaye

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Batey
Unknown: Pat MacOrmac
Unknown: Harry Kaye

: BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Ian Whyte

Contributors

Conductor: Ian Whyte

: News Headlines followed by 'SOUTHERN SERENADE'

Music of the sunny South, played by the Southern Serenade Orchestra, directed by Reg. Leopold

: DANCING ROUNDABOUT'

Gramophone records

: WAR OFFICE CALLING THE ARMY

War Office personalities, interviewed by members of the Forces, discuss Army questions of special interest to troops.

: News Headlines

followed by RADIO NEWSREEL
Close-ups from the war-fronts of the world

: FORCES FAVOURITES

Records chosen for themselves by British Forces serving overseas

: BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Julius Harrison

Contributors

Conducted By: Julius Harrison

: SOUTH AFRICAN NEWSLETTER

by Cyril Watling

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Watling

: NAVY MIXTURE

Entertainment of all kinds blended to suit the taste of the Royal Navy. This week's mixture includes Tessie O'Shea (by , permission of Jack Hylton ) ; ' Turn Back the Clock '-musical memories revived by Johnny Green , ' Archie Takes the Helm,' featuring Peter Brough and Archie Andrews ; ' Off the Liberty Boat ' — the Navys' own contribution' to the programme ; Robb Wilton ; ' Sing a Song, Sailor ' — join in the chorus with Joan Young ; BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Programme introduced by ' Hubert,' and produced by Charles Maxwell

Contributors

Unknown: Tessie O'Shea
Unknown: Jack Hylton
Unknown: Johnny Green
Unknown: Peter Brough
Unknown: Archie Andrews
Unknown: Robb Wilton
Unknown: Joan Young
Conducted By: Charles Shadwell.
Produced By: Charles Maxwell

: Chappell's QUEEN'S HALL LIGHT ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Charles Williams

Contributors

Conductor: Charles Williams

: GERTRUDE LAWRENCE

in an ENSA show for British and American troops somewhere in the North. Geraldo and his Concert Orchestra. Produced by Geraldo for the Department of National Service Entertainment
(NAAFI)

: 'THE OLD TOWN HALL'

Master of Ceremonies, Clay Keyes. Richard Goolden as Old
Ebenezer, with Gladys Keyes as Martha, and the guest star ; ' The Beautiful Memory ' ; ' Can You Beat the Band ? ' ; ' Clay's Canteen,' etc. Harry Lester and his Hayseeds, Susan Scott , Dick Francis , Richard Gray , and Esther Whitehouse. The Old Town Hall Orchestra, under the direction of Stanley Black. Written by , Gladys and Clay Keyes.

Contributors

Unknown: Clay Keyes.
Unknown: Richard Goolden
Unknown: Gladys Keyes
Unknown: Harry Lester
Unknown: Susan Scott
Unknown: Dick Francis
Unknown: Richard Gray
Unknown: Esther Whitehouse.
Unknown: Clay Keyes.

: World News and Home News From Britain

Followed at 9.10 by Home News from Canada cabled from the CBC News Rooms

: ' SWEET AND SWING

Contrasting styles in -dance music. Sweet music played- by Reg. Pursglove and his Orchestra, and swing music by Jack Simp son and his Sextet

Contributors

Played By: Reg. Pursglove
Music By: Jack Simp

: GHOST ON THE MOUNTAIN

A story of death and fear on a lonely Swiss mountain-side.
Adapted from Guy de Maupas- ' sant's story ' The Hostelry,' and produced by Marjorie Banks

Contributors

Produced By: Marjorie Banks

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Richard Crean and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Crean








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