Bill Gates introduces your request records
A story, a hymn, and a prayer
Louis Mordish at the organ of the Trocadero, Elephant and Castle, London
The Kursaal Orchestra
Directed by Louis Voss
Frank Cantell introduces music for mid-morning played under his direction by the BBC West of England
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
' A Locket for My Love ' by Ursula Bloom
Read by Betty Hardy
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, Charles Groves
An Easter holiday programme
Edited by Lionel Gamlin
Today and next Thursday John Guise gives young cricketers some practical coaching hints for the coming season
Batting—how to play an innings
'The Iron Horse'
The story of the British Railways
, recalled by Arthur Bush
1 — ' The Horse is Harnessed '
Part 2. 'The Horse Grows Wings ': next Thursday
A programme for children under five
Introduced by Jean Metcalfe and including
Would He Choose You Again?' by Phyllis Digby Morton
The first of a series of talks in which Phyllis Digby Morton , for many years editor of a well-known women's magazine, discusses problems of special interest to women.
' What's Going On': spotlight on current affairs
Vanity Fair Forum. ' To brush or not to brush; To wash or not to wash': these are two of the questions discussed by a dermatologist, a trichologist, and two beauty experts. The victim of the good advice is Jean Metcalfe.
' Passing Opinion ' : Max Robertson collects opinions from passers-by in London
Short story: ' The Practical Man' by Maura Laverty. Read by Patricia Brent
The Pavilion Players directed by David Wolfsthal with Doris Cowen (contralto)
2-' Experience Tells '
L. A. G Strong discusses the use which Jack London made of his experience in the ring for his story about boxing. ' A. Piece of Steak '
Tito Burns and his Sextet
A message of comfort and cheer for all in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any other adversity '
Today's speaker is Jack Faint
Introduced by Stuart Hibberd
Conductor, A. W. Parker
Conductor, A. W. Parker
Norman Hackforth at the piano
Conductor, Kemlo Stephen
A Scout Log-Book
Compiled and produced by Lionel Gamlin
(In collaboration with The Boy Scouts Association)
Cornwell Scout Salute
Meet the Group
7-27th Derby Group, Chaddesdon
Written by Edward J. Mason and Geoffrey Webb.
A story of country folk.
with Pearl Hackney
Music by the Malcolm Mitchell Trio
Script by Eric Barker
Produced by Charles Maxwell
The correspondence column of the Light Programme
Edited and introduced by Leslie Baily
To be repeated tomorrow at 5.0
Tunes you have asked us to play
Tonight Wilfred and Mabel Pickles invite you to a party at their London home, where Peggy Ashcroft , Percy Edgar , Arthur Marshall , Duncan McIntyre , James McKechnie , Norman Shelley , and R. D. Smith join Wilfred in presenting favourite party pieces
Arranged and presented by Wilfred Pickles
Production by Joe Burroughs
A day's motoring in the Cotswolds described by Raymond Baxter and Bill Hartley. On arrival at the Spa, they introduce two well-known local Edwardians and invite them to revive memories of the ' good old days '
played by Phil Cardew and his Orchestra with a lesson on the first figure of the quadrille by Cecil Ruault
Produced by David Miller
Waltz: The Petite Waltz
Barn Dance: Country Wedding Royal Empress Tango
Dancing lesson by Cecil Ruault Pride of Erin Waltz Medley
Lancers: Royal Hibernian Lancers Stroll-along Saunter Boston Two-Steo
Viennese Sequence Waltz: Festive Days
' Carnival '
Compton Mackenzie reads an abridged version of his novel
14—' London Pride '
Neville Meale at the organ of the Granada, Tooting, London