Records chosen by Forces overseas
followed by 'RECORD ALBUM' from swing to classics
A personal choice of records, introduced today by Gerry Wilmot
followed by News read at dictation speed for Forces newspapers overseas
and his Orchestra, with Rita Marlowe , Hazel Bray , and Alan Kane (BBC recording)
followed by SEA MUSIC on gramophone records
Overture : The Hebrides (Mendelssohn) : BBC Symphony Orchestra. conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
Play of the Waves : Dialogue of the Wind and the Sea (La Mer: Debussy) : Boston Symphony Orchestra. conducted by Serge Koussevitzky
Mediterranean (Bax) : New Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Goossens
Recording of the broadcast In the Home Service on August 27
followed by COMMAND PERFORMANCE' Produced by the U.S. Armed Forces Radio Service. Recorded in Hollywood
followed at 12.2 by Sidelights from Today's Papers
Oft in danger, oft in. woe (A.P.B. 92 ; A and M. 291) ; St. Matthew 13. vv. 24-30.
blended to suit the taste of the Royal Navy. This week's mixture includes Ted Andrews and Barbara ; ' Off the Liberty Boat '—the Navy's own contribution to the programme ; ' Turn Back the Clock —musical memories revived by Kitty Masters ; Archie Takes the Helm, featuring Peter Brough and Archie Andrews ; Cyril Fletcher ; Sing a Song, Sailor '— join in the chorus with Joan Young ; the BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Programme introduced by ' Hubert.' and produced by Charles Maxwell.
Symphony No. 1, in C minor played by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. (Special recording of the programme conducted bv the late Sir Henry Wood. C H )
followed by 'VARIETY BAND-BOX'
An entertainment chosen by Forces serving overseas : John Blore and his Dance Orchestra. Edmundo Ros and his Rumba Band, Alec Pleon , Olga Gwynne. Jos. Geo. Gilbert in ' Composer Cavalcade,' Maisie Weldon, and Ken Harvey . Produced by Cecil Madden and Stephen Williams. From the stage of the Queensberry All-Services Club. This week's edition dedicated to the ' Iraq Times.'
Special programme for American Forces overseas
speaking to Forces overseas
followed by 'Radio Newsreel'
Close-ups from the war-fronts of the world
Records chosen for themselves by British Forces overseas
with Ivor Moreton and Dave Kaye , at two pianos, and Felton Rapley at the theatre organ. Introduced bv Sandy Macpherson
-from Scotland. for Scots Service men and women overseas. Songs. piping and a newsletter from home
Your Children Sing.' Programme introduced bv Jean Taylor Smith
War Office personalities discuss Army questions of special interest to troops
entertains the R.A.F. From a series of concerts .arranged in collaboration with ENSA at an R.A.F. centre in Wales. Conductor, Sir Adrian Boul
starring Vic Oliver
A happy-go-lucky hour of care-free entertainment, based on suggestions made to Carroll Levis during his recent tour among the Forces overseas. ' The Radio Deceivers. Just the Job, ' Piano Time,' and the well-known ' Discoveries ' feature. James Etherington (tenor) and a guest star. Betty Paul , and Johnny the Pageboy. Jay Wilbur and his Orchestra. Script by Ray Sonin. Programme introduced by Carroll Levis. Produced by Eric Fawcett
and HOME NEWS FROM BRITAIN including a newsletter from the West of England, followed at 9.10 by Home News from Canada cabled from the CBC News Rooms
in Anne to You.' Introduced bv Hubert Gregg , with Nat Allen and his Combined Dance and Concert Orchestra. Produced by Alick Hayes.
edited and read by Lieutenant Frederick Piielan , A.I.F., and NEWS FROM NEW ZEALAND edited and read by Arthur Heighway
Programme of gramophone records. presented by Spike Hughes
Harry Fryer and his Orchestra. (Recording of the broadcast in the Home Service on August 15)