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11.0 SINGING TOGETHER, by Herbert Wiseman
The Jolly Waggoner (English folk song) Cradle Song (Brahms)
The Keys of Heaven (English folk song)
11.20 FOR UNDER-SEVENS. Let's join in-the story of the Three Little Pigs
11.40 SCIENCE AND GARDENING : ' The Plant Prepares for Winter', by H. Alan Peacock
12.0 THE MAKING AND CONTENT OF THE BIBLE. The Old Testament : ' Job and the Problem of Suffering', by Professor Theodore Robinson ,
Professor of Semitic Languages, University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire


Herbert Wiseman
H. Alan Peacock
Professor Theodore Robinson

1.50 FOR RURAL SCHOOLS (Scotland) : ' Fish for Tea ', by George and Ann Scott Moncrieff. Fishing in wartime and the distribution of fish
2.10 Interval music
2.15 STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. ' Xerxes ' : the great King of Persia
. goes forth to war against the Greeks
2.35 Interval music
2.40 ORCHESTRAL CONCERT FOR SCHOOLS. Haydn and Mozart ' : illustrated talk by Herbert Murrill


Ann Scott Moncrieff.
Talk By:
Herbert Murrill

by Charles Dickens. Adapted by Audrey Lucas. Produced by Howard Rose. Part 3


Charles Dickens.
Adapted By:
Audrey Lucas.
Produced By:
Howard Rose.
Ronald Simpson
Nicholas Nickleby:
Alec Ross
Jenny Lovelace
Mrs Nickleby:
Joan Carol
Ralph Nickleby:
Robert Rendel
Mrs Kenwigs:
Lesley Deane
Morleena Kenwigs:
Shelagh Fraser
Mr Lillyvick:
Cyril Gardiner
Jonathan Field
Lord Frederick Verisopht:
Lewis Stringer
Sir Mulberry Hawk:
Deryck Guyler
Mr, Crummies:
Arthur Young
Mrs Crummies:
Sybil Arundale
Mr Folair:
Glen Farmer
Miss Snevellicci:
Cherry Cottrell
Miss Ledbrook:
Doris Gambell
Fred Fairclough

' The M.P. : who Chooses Him ? ' How is a Parliamentary candidate adopted? How much share have we in selecting, as well as voting for our representatives ? What difficulties may prevent citizens from seeking election ? '
Among the speakers who discuss these questions are a constituency agent and a prospective M.P. Cyril Lakin , M.P. for Llandaff and Barry, and Maurice Webb , Vice-Chairman of the Parliamentary Lobby Correspondents, also take part


Cyril Lakin
Maurice Webb

with Rawicz and Landauer, Beryl Orde; 'Meet Doctor Morelle' by Ernest Dudley, with Dennis Arundell as the mysterious doctor; Jacques Brown as 'Nikolus Ridikoulos', by Max Kester, with Doris Nichols as 'Mrs. Ponsonby'; 'Puzzle Corner'; 'Radio Rendezvous', a weekly meeting of war workers and famous personalities arranged by Leonard Urry; 'Musical Alphabet.'
BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Produced by Harry S. Pepper and Ronald Waldman


Beryl Orde
Ernest Dudley
Doctor Morella:
Dennis Arundell
Nikolus Ridikoulos:
Jacques Brown
Max Kester
Mrs. Ponsonby:
Doris Nichols
Arranged By:
Leonard Urry
Conducted By:
Charles Shadwell.
Produced By:
Harry S. Pepper
Produced By:
Ronald Waldman

2-' The Road to Power ' : story of Hitler and the Nazi party from the abortive Munich putsch of 1923 to the seizure of power in Germany by the Nazis in 1933. Marius Goring as Hitler.- Music composed by George Walter. Script by A. L. Lloyd and Igor Vinogradoff. Produced by Laurence Gilliam. Based on recordings of ' The Shadow of the Swastika ', originally broadcast in the first year of the war


Marius Goring
Composed By:
George Walter.
Script By:
A. L. Lloyd
Script By:
Igor Vinogradoff.
Duced By:
Laurence Gilliam.

Violin Sonata, played, by Albert Sammons and William Murdoch. (Gramophone records)
Elgar's Violin Sonata has three movements without a scherzo. The slow movement is the jewel within the setting, but u is the Romance that lingers longest in the memory. The ''whole work, however, is full of lovely writing.


Played By:
Albert Sammons
Played By:
William Murdoch.

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