Records chosen by Forces overseas
Records of David Lloyd
Recording of Jay Wilbur and his Orchestra broadcast at 10.30 p.m. on April 1
and News read at dictation speed for Forces newspapers overseas
and his Orchestra. Dance music and songs, with Joan Edwards. Frank Sinatra , and the Chorus.
Today's choice of records is by Harry Hemsley
on gramophone records
A Calm Sea and a Prosperous Voyage
(Mendelssohn): London Symphony Orchestra
The Sea and Sinbad's Ship (Scheherazade (Rimsky-Korsakov) : Philadelphia Orchestra
Fantasia on Sea Shanties, Part 2:
London Symphony Orchestra
Programme from Northern Ireland.
Conducted by H. C. Burgees
(by permission of the A.O.C.). under the direction of Cpl. Paul Fenoulhet
Light music, arranged and played by Jack Byfield and his Players, with James Bell at the organ
ENSA presents half an hour of songs and orchestral music: Geraldo and his Concert Orchestra and vocalists; Marian Zigmunt in 'Love Songs that have Lived': Hermione Gingold in 'Story in Song'; 'Memories of a Star' (Allan Jones), featured by Jack Cooper. This week's ENSA artist, Joyce Grenfell.
played by Kittie Newton
speaking to Forces overseas
Rugby Union: British Empire v. France. Commentary by Raymond Glendenning during the first half of the International match. From Richmond Ath- letic Ground.
3.40. (app.) Rugby League: Cup Final. Commentary by Harry Sunderland during the first half of the match
Close-ups from the war-fronts
Rugby Union: British Empire v. France. Commentary by Raymond Glendenning on the closing stages of the International match. From Richmond Athletic Ground
4.30 (app.) Rugby League: Cup Final. Commentary by Harry Sunderland during the second half of the match
Records chosen for themselves by British Forces overseas
Programme for omcers and men of the Merchant Navy, recorded at the Merchant Navy Club in London, with news, music, and guest artists. Hostess, Doris Hare , joining in from
Manchester Music by Debroy Somers and his Orchestra. Programme produced by Alfred Dunning. (BBC recording)
flashes between Britain and America. From London. Celia Lipton (by permission of Emile Littler ), Arthur Young , and Stephane Grappelly , with Leslie Mitchell as Master of Ceremonies in London and Ben Grauer in New York. Produced in New York bv Ross Filion and in London by Jimmy Dyrenforth and Tom Ronald.
and reports from the battlefronts
Joan Griffiths replies to letters from Forces overseas
Louis Levy and his Gaumont-British Studio Orchestra, with Beryl Davis , Benny Lee. Jack Cooper , and the Georgettes. Introduced by Peter Madden. Produced by Elisabeth Tyson
Saturday Football: Edited versions of this afternoon's commentaries
Rugby Union: British Empire v. France. Commentator, Raymond Glendenning
Rugby League: Cup Final. Commentator, Harry Sunderland
Commentary (Rugby Union):
Commentary (Rugby League):
Conductor, Charles Groves
Followed at 9.10 by Home News from Canada cabled from the CBC Newe Rooms
drawn from the world's repertoire of theatre music with Gaby VallS (soprano),
Arthur Servent (tenor), the BBC Theatre Chorus, and the BBC Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Lionel Salter
Programme includes items from ' La Belle Hélène. ' ' The Dancing Years.' ' Rosme,' and the ballets ' Carnaval ' and ' The Firebird '
Recorded in America, and heard by arrangement with the American Forces Network.
Band of the Royal Dragoons: conductor, Mr. A. A. Singer
Mr. A. A.