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: THE DAILY SERVICE

Time Signal, Greemvich, at 10.30

: TOM JENKINS

At The Organ of The Plaza Cinema,
Swansea

: THE B.B.C. NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Leader, Alfred Barker
Conductor, T. H. MORRISON

Contributors

Leader: Alfred Barker
Conductor: T. H. Morrison

: HAYDN HEARD and his BAND

Relayed from
The West End Cinema, Birmingham

: ARTHUR SALISBURY and his ORCHESTRA

Relayed from The Savoy Hotel

: THE BELFAST WIRELESS ORCHESTRA

Conductor, E. GODFREY BROWN
HUGO THOMPSON (baritone)

Contributors

Conductor: E. Godfrey Brown
Baritone: Hugo Thompson

: THE HUNGARIA GYPSY BAND

Conducted by GEORGE GARAY
Relayed from
The Hungaria Restaurant

Contributors

Conducted By: George Garay

: A Ballad Concert

JESSIE GLENNIE (soprano)
BRETA GRAHAM (violin)
(From North)

Contributors

Soprano: Jessie Glennie
Violin: Breta Graham

: The Children's Hour

Pianoforte Solos by CECIL DIXON
Another Story of Grandfather Frog by Thornton W. Burgess , told by MAC
THE Zoo MAN
A selection of Verse for the older child

Contributors

Solos By: Cecil Dixon
Unknown: Thornton W. Burgess

: ' The First News'

including Weather Forecast and Bulletin for Farmers

: MEDVEDEFF'S BALALAIKA ORCHESTRA

with OLGA ALEXEEVA (soprano)
ORCHESTRA
Quartet of Domras, The Swaying Corn Second Tzigane Selection
Chastooshka (sung by YOURA) La Locomotive
Younker Marching Tunes
(All arrangements by Medvedeff)

Contributors

Soprano: Olga Alexeeva

: Good-bye, Mr. Chips '

A Radio Play by JAMES HILTON and .BARBARA BURNHAM
Based on the novel by JAMES HrLTON
The scene is Brookfield School in the Fen Country
Production by BARBARA BURNHAM

Contributors

Play By: James Hilton
Novel By: James Hrlton
Production By: Barbara Burnham
Mr Chips: Richard Goolden
Dr Merivale: Norman Shelley
Colley (grown up): Douglas Burbidge
Mr Meldrum, 1st schoolmaster: Patric Curwen
Mr Ralston, 2nd schoolmaster: Ronald Simpson
Mr Chatteris, 3rd schoolmaster: Henry Hallatt
Mr Cartwright, 4th schoolmaster: Charles Lefeaux
Masters :Mr Blake: Geoffrey Wincott
Mr Ridgway: Charles Mason
Mr Templeton: Eric Berry
Mr Kinmont: Charles Lefeaux
Herr Staefel: Kenneth Villlers
Cottenham: Rodney Millington
Colley 1, 2 and 3: Lauri Lane
Colley 1, 2 and 3: Rodney Millington
Linford, a new boy: Jack Clayton
Other boys,: High Steuart,
Other boys,: David Erskine
Other boys,: Geoffrey Lawrence
Mrs Wickett: Gladys Young
Katharine: Leueen MacGrath

: The Eternal Story of The Nativity

as told in the music of the Oratorios
Compiled by JOSEPH LEWIS
ISOBEL BAILLIE (soprano)
ERIC GREENE (tenor)
STANLEY RILEY (baritone)
SAMUEL DYSON (bass)
BERKELEY MASON (organ)
THE WIRELESS CHORUS
(Section B)
THE B.B.C. ORCHESTRA
(Section C)
Led by Marie Wilson
Conducted by JOSEPH LEWIS
The story of the Birth and Infancy of Christ is here presented by excerpts from various oratorios — the ever-familiar Handel (Messiah), Bacli Christmas Oratorio, Rutland Boughton's Bethlehem, and Berlioz's Childhood of Christ being drawn upon
The continuity is as follows :
1. Christmas Oratorio (Bach)
Joseph and Mary go up to Bethlehem. And Mary brought forth her first-born Son and laid Him in a manger
2. Messiah (Handel)
There were shepherds abiding in the field. Glory be to God in the Highest (Rejoice greatly, 0 Daughter of Zion!)
3. Bethlehem (Rutland Boughton
Three simple shepherds see the sur of Bethlehem and hear the angels singing ' Gloria in excelsis Deo'
Mary sings a cradle song to the infant Saviour. The three shepherds approach and offer their simple gifts-one the reed-pipe on which he has been playing-the second his cap, and the third his mittens
4. The Childhood of Christ (Berlioz)
The stable at Bethlehem. Angels warn Joseph and Mary of danger and bid them flee to Egypt. The shepherds sing a farewell
The Repose of the Holy Family (orchestral interlude). The journey to Egypt
In the town of Sais. A friendly Jew, having rescued the Holy Family from an angry mob, sings with the chorus ' Now take thy rest, good father; rest, sweet Babe, with Thy mother', bringing the episode to a quiet close

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Lewis
Soprano: Isobel Baillie
Tenor: Eric Greene
Bass: Samuel Dyson
Unknown: Marie Wilson
Conducted By: Joseph Lewis

: News Summary

Weather Forecast and News

: DANCE MUSIC SYDNEY KYTE and his BAND

Relayed from The Piccadilly Hotel








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