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: THE DAILY SERVICE

from page 29 of 'New Every Morning'

: Weather Forecast

for Farmers and Shipping

: THE BEGINNERS' LOG

'Soups'
Ann Hardy

Contributors

Unknown: Ann Hardy

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

D Physical Training
(for use in an open space)
EDITH DOWLING
(Scottish)

Contributors

Unknown: Edith Dowling

: History in the Making

DHolidays with Pay '
K. C. BOSWELL and ALF

Contributors

Unknown: K. C. Boswell

: Physical Training

(for use in a class-room)
EDITH DOWLING
(Scottish)

Contributors

Unknown: Edith Dowling

: Gramophone Records SONGS BY IVOR GURNEY

Nancy Evans accompanied by Hubert Foss : Latmian Shepherd. Blaweary. You are my sky. All Night under the Moon. The Scribe. Nine of the clock O!

Contributors

Unknown: Nancy Evans
Accompanied By: Hubert Foss
Accompanied By: Latmian Shepherd.

: HOODOO SHIP

D The career of the 'Great Eastern' by Neil Tuson
Produced by Howard Rose
When, in 1854, it was proposed by the Great Eastern Steam Navigation Company to build a mammoth ship, a many-funnelled paddle steamer of some 25,000 tons, there were many who shook their heads and foretold failure for so quixotic an enterprise. They were right. The Leviathan, afterwards renamed the Great Eastern, went down to history as the greatest and weightiest marine ' flop ' that ever refused to be launched. Today's programme tells the story of this Hoodoo ship, a ship that seemed to be truly cursed from the moment she stuck on the launching ' ways' to the last weeks when she ended her career as an advertisement hoarding.
(Empire Programme)

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Tuson
Produced By: Howard Rose

: RECORDS AT RANDOM

from the new batch

: Serial Reading ' MIDWINTER '

A reading from the novel by John Buchan , arranged for broadcasting by C. Henry Warren and read by Owen Reed
(From Midland)

Contributors

Novel By: John Buchan
Broadcasting By: C. Henry Warren
Read By: Owen Reed

: For the Schools

D Our Parish
' The House by the Harbour '
A special series for Rural Schools by EDITH E. MACQUEEN , Ph.D.

Contributors

Unknown: Edith E. MacQueen

: Senior English

D Reading from a modern play,
' The Lady with a Lamp ', by Reginald Berkeley
Two scenes from this play will be broadcast. The first shows how hard it was for Florence Nightingale to become a nurse, and tells of the encouragement Lord Palmerston gave her. The second scene takes place in the Crimea, after Florence Nightingale has been appointed by the Government to take the first corps of nurses out there. She finds most of the essential stores and food lacking, and has to force unimaginative officials to provide what she wants. By permission of Ivor Novello and Tom Arnold , Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies will play Florence Nightingale.

Contributors

Unknown: Florence Nightingale
Unknown: Ivor Novello
Unknown: Tom Arnold
Unknown: Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies
Unknown: Florence Nightingale.

: Concert Lesson

Variations (1) Harpsichord and Clavichord
Thomas ARMSTRONG , D. Mus.

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Armstrong
Unknown: D. Mus.

: Early Stages in French

D E. M. STÉPHAN and HÉLÈNE SISSON

Contributors

Unknown: E. M. Stéphan
Unknown: Hélène Sisson

: FRANK BIFFO'S D BRASS QUINTET

All arrangements by Jack Beaver and Guy Fletcher

Contributors

Arrangements By: Jack Beaver
Arrangements By: Guy Fletcher

: A BEETHOVEN RECITAL

by Hetty Bolton (pianoforte)
Variations and Fugue in B flat,
Op. 35 (Eroica)
Sonata in C sharp minor, Op. 27,
No. 2 (The Moonlight)
1 Adagio sostenuro. 2 Allegretto. 3 Presto agitato

Contributors

Pianoforte: Hetty Bolton

: THE ST. DAVID SINGERS

Conductor, Meirion Williams

Contributors

Conductor: Meirion Williams

: THE FIRST NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: Weekly Bulletin of Special

Notices connected with Government and other Public Services

: THE NEW FACTORIES ACT

1—' Safety and Health'
G. Stevenson Taylor , O.B.E.

Contributors

Unknown: G. Stevenson Taylor

: THE BBC ORCHESTRA

(Section C)
Led by Marie Wilson
Conducted by Basil Cameron
Cherubini paid his first visit to London in 1784-6 and came again in 1815 when the Royal Philharmonic Society invited him to write and conduct a symphony, an overture, and a pastoral cantata for the fee of E200. During his stay he finished and conducted the commissioned Symphony in D. In style and form it belongs to the classical school and the hearer should, therefore, not be surprised to find in it many familiar touches reminiscent of the great Viennese symphonists.
Its four movements are most charming and shot through with gaiety. For some reason or other, Cherubini subsequently turned this symphony into a quartet, changing the key to C, writing a fresh second movement, and making various minor alterations.

Contributors

Unknown: Marie Wilson
Conducted By: Basil Cameron

: CLASS

An Inquiry into Social
Distinctions—1
' What do we mean by Class ? '
T. H. Marshall and Others
T. H. Marshall , University Reader in Sociology at the London School of Economics, will act as editor throughout this series of broadcasts which will inquire into social distinctions. In the opening broadcast this evening he will have with him in the studio Antony Ludovici , distinguished philosopher, Tom Harrisson , sociologist, and George Isaacs , who is Secretary of the National Society of Operative Printers and Assistants. These people, with their widely differing experiences of life, will discuss the meaning of the word 'class ' and the factors that go to make class distinctions.

Contributors

Unknown: T. H. Marshall
Unknown: T. H. Marshall
Unknown: Antony Ludovici
Unknown: Tom Harrisson
Unknown: George Isaacs

: ' WHEN YOU AND I WERE DANCING'

Dave Frost and his Band
(arrangements by Claud Grant ) with Marjorie Stedeford
Les Arthur
Clifford Bean and Renee de Vaux

Contributors

Unknown: Dave Frost
Arrangements By: Claud Grant
Unknown: Marjorie Stedeford
Unknown: Les Arthur
Unknown: Clifford Bean
Unknown: Renee de Vaux

: 'LEGIONNAIRES'

'Soldats de la Legion—Chantez!'
Personnel
Le Capitaine Dubois Sergent Lambkin
Legionnaire Antonio Fratelli (Toni) Legionnaire Elmer P. Barton (Hank) Legionnaire Pieter Vanderpump
(Dutchy)
Legionnaire Michael O'Sullivan
(Mike)
Legionnaire Serge Kerenskivitch
Ivanov (Ivan)
La musique et le choeur de ]a Legion sous la direction du Chef de Musique, Monsieur Charles Shadwell
The programme devised by Sonny Miller and produced by Max Kester
The famous Foreign Legion, in which sons of all nations serve under the flag of France, has always been a subject for tales of romance, but in this new series it is the comradeship and good humour of the Legionnaires that will be emphasised.
We shall meet them in the desert, halting for half-an-hour on a route march known to them all as La marche fantasque, between barracks at Sidi-bel-Abbes and barracks at
Sousse. We shall hear them grousing, meet the Italian, Fratelli, who would like to be home again, and the Dutchman, Vanderpump, who is the one Legionnaire who doesn't hate the sand, because in private life he was a sand and gravel merchant. ' Once I had a business but no sand; now I have sand but no business '.
French marching songs sung in French, humour, camaraderie, colour, and movement go to make up this fascinating series, an episode from which will be broadcast every other Tuesday.

Contributors

Unknown: Antonio Fratelli
Unknown: Elmer P. Barton
Unknown: Pieter Vanderpump
Unknown: Michael O'Sullivan
Unknown: Serge Kerenskivitch
Unknown: Monsieur Charles Shadwell
Unknown: Sonny Miller
Produced By: Max Kester

: THE THIRD NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: NATIONAL LECTURE

' Architecture in a Changing
World'
H. S. Goodhart-Rendel ,
President of the Royal Institute of British Architects and for some time Slade Professor of Fine Art, Oxford
University
The subject of architecture, not previously dealt with in a National Lecture, is far from being the interest solely of the architect and the town planner. It is an art with which everyone is concerned in its intimate connection with the private life of the individual. The homes people live in represent not only one of Everyman's most personal investments but part of the contemporary face of England. The man in the street is continually faced, whether he likes it or not, with the art of building, and it is a plea for the rationalisation of this art and a betterment of the relation between the architect and society which H. S. Goodhart-Rendel will make tonight. The ' party of progress ' in architecture, whose needs he stresses, is concerned, among other things, with the position of the architect ' not only as the chemist who dispenses, but often as the doctor who prescribes '.

Contributors

Unknown: H. S. Goodhart-Rendel
Unknown: H. S. Goodhart-Rendel

: THE BBC THEATRE ORCHESTRA

Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Joan Hammond (soprano)

Contributors

Leader: Tate Gilder
Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Soprano: Joan Hammond

: THE GROSVENOR HOUSE DANCE BAND

Directed by Sydney Lipton with Chips Chippendall
George Evans
The Three Ts from Grosvenor House, Park Lane

Contributors

Directed By: Sydney Lipton
Unknown: Chips Chippendall
Unknown: George Evans
Unknown: Park Lane

: DANCE MUSIC

Half-an-hour's gramophone records for dancers only








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