Records chosen by Forces overseas
followed by News read at dictation speed for Forces newspapers overseas
and his Quintette. (BBC recording)
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)
Commander R P O'Donnell
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.
Conductor, Mr. R. Botting , D.C.M., M.M.
Recorded in America by arrangement with the U.S. Armed Forces
followed at 12.2 by Sidelights from Today's Papers
In the Lord put I my trust; Psalm 11: Jesus, lover of my soul (A.P.B. 53).
and his Orchestra, with Elizabeth Batey , Pat Macormac , and Harry Kaye
Conductor, Ian Whyte
Music of the sunny South, played by the Southern Serenade Orchestra, directed by Reg. Leopold
War Office personalities, interviewed by members of the Forces, discuss Army questions of special interest to troops.
followed by RADIO NEWSREEL
Close-ups from the war-fronts of the world
Records chosen for themselves by British Forces serving overseas
Conducted by Julius Harrison
by Cyril Watling
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
Conductor, Charles Williams
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
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.
Followed at 9.10 by Home News from Canada cabled from the CBC News Rooms
Contrasting styles in -dance music. Sweet music played- by Reg. Pursglove and his Orchestra, and swing music by Jack Simp son and his Sextet
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
Richard Crean and his Orchestra