Peter Bathurst introduces your request records
A story, a hymn, and a prayer
at the organ of the - Ritz Cinema, Belfast
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Conducted by Major Douglas A. Pope
Director of Music
Major Douglas A.
and his Band with Bryan Johnson
(Leader, Frank Thomas )
Conducted by Harold Gray
First Test Match
Commentary by Rex Alston , John Arlott , and Bernard Kerr , with a summary at 1.30 by Arthur Gilligan
From Trent Bridge, Nottingham
played by the Queen's Hall Light Orchestra on gramophone records
Nursery rhymes, stories, and music
'I notice,' writes a mother, about her small son, 'he does not want to "do" the more vigorous action songs, such as "This is the way the ladies ride"; he prefers to concentrate on the words and music.'
Our under-fives each have their individual habits of listening. Some, like this small boy, sit silently absorbed, others like to act or sing while the programme is going on. Among those who sing, some prescribe very rigid rules, like the boy whose mother writes: ' Only he was allowed to sing when George Dixon sang, and only his sister and I, when Eileen Browne did her bit. You try,' adds the writer, ' to work that one out in " Hush-a-bye Baby "I ' For those who wish to try, this experiment can be made on Thursday this week!
Two tales by Charles Bernard , about a tug-boat called the Clara Belle (told by Julia Lang ) followed by three adventures of Baby Bear, by M. E. Allan (storyteller Dorothy Smith ) make up the week's stories, and for the coming fortnight Lorna Pegram introduces the programmes.
Elizabeth A. Taylor
A daily programme for women at home
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson and including:
' What do we know about Travel Sickness,' by a doctor
' Read About Cooking': a review by Sheila Hutchins of recently published cookery books
' My Post-Bag': Rose Bruckner talks about the letters people write to her
' Woman's Hour Microscope': an examination of the new products for the home. Today the microscope looks at footwear. The speaker is H. Bradley of the British Boot, Shoe, and Allied Trades Research Association
Serial: ' Not at Home,' by Doris Langley Moore. Abridged by P. J. R. Wright. Read by Nan Munro
P. J. R.
Further commentary by Rex Alston , John Arlott , and Bernard Kerr on the first Test Match
Bill Savill and his Orchestra
Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Basil Dawson
(Continued in next column)
The day after the Coronation was a quiet day for the Dales, marked only by the fact that Sally brought some plants to replace those Angeline had eaten from Monument's Coronation border. Saturday saw Parkwood Hill's Coronation Pageant, which wasa great success, and on Monday Monument came to tend his border. The ravages greatly upset him and he insisted that Angeline must got
Mrs. Dale had a letter from Geoffrey asking her to meet him in town. He explained that all was well between Mollie and himself, but that he had to return to his Unit. It was finally agreed that Mrs. Dale would meet them at King's Cross, and when Geoffrey had gone she would take Mollie to report to the Probation Officer. Geoffrey left but Mollie refused to co-operate.
A play by J. B. Priestley
Adapted by Cynthia Pughe
Produced by Donald McWhinnie
First Test Match
Further commentary by Rex Alston. John Arlott , and Bernard Kerr with a summary a.t 6.30 by Arthur Gilligan
From Trent Bridge. Nottingham
including cricket close of play scores
' Union Pacific'
Episode 1 with Paul Carpenter as ' Jeff Arnold '
Charles Irwin as 'Luke' Carole Carr , Bob Mallin
Macdonald Parke , Alan Keith
Guy Kingsley Poynter
Reed de Rouen and ' Rustler'
Music by The Four Ramblers
Freddie Phillips and The Sons of the Saddle led by Jack Fallon
Written and produced by Charles Chilton
of W. C. Fields
The second In a series of radio portraits of outstanding personalities in the entertainment world with Les Paul , Bill Morrow
Arthur Hill , Charles Richardson
Ken Buckley , Mark Baker
Philip Vickers and Jon Farrell as W. C. Fields with the recorded voice of W. C. Fields
Script by Gordon Gow
Produced by Thurstan Holland
A serial play for radio adapted by Elleston Trevor from the story by Simon Rattray
Episode 2—' Living Venom '
Production by Cleland Finn
de la Torre
Sir Bernard Gregg:
A programme of gramophone records requested by men and women serving abroad in the Navy, Army, and Air Force, in the Merchant Navy, the Colonial Police Forces, and the Nursing Services
Presented by Franklin Engelmann
with Wallas Eaton , The Keynotes
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet
Script by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Produced by Charles Maxwell
From H.M.S. Indefatigable a.t Spithead
John Arlott reports on the fourth day's play in the first Test Match
' Campbell's Kingdom ' by Hammond Innes
(to be read in fifteen instalments)
Reader, John Glen
6-' Bruce Wetheral refuses to sell'
A programme of light music arranged and played by Jack Byfield and his Players with Frederic Bayco at the organ