and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Conducted by Harry Mortimer. (Gramophone records)
Exercises for men: Coleman Smith
7.40 Exercises for women: May Brown
At the pianos, Andrew Bryson and Barbara Laing
Orchestral music of Rachmaninoff
R. W. Moore
' Feeding the expectant mother' (iv), by ' The Radio Doctor '
on gramophone records
from Australia. Eight British children, now living in or near Melbourne, exchange news with their parents at home. Programme arranged in collaboration with the Australian Broadcasting Commission
on records (continued)
and his Sextet
Jack Simpson and Robin Richmond
Topical magazine programme
from page 57 of ' New Every Morning' and page 18 of ' Each Returning Day '. Paraphrase 60 ; Psalm 51, vv. 1-4, 10-17 ; Be thou my guardian
Al Collins and his Band
11.0 MUSIC AND MOVEMENT FOR JUNIORS. Ann Driver : ' Learning a Round' "
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS : experts, introduced by Evelyn Gibbs , discuss important happenings in the world today
11.40 . Interval music
11.45 GAMES WITH WORDS
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
121st in the Northern series of concerts by war-workers during their lunch-hour break. Arranged and presented by Victor Smythe
including the Ink Spots, Dinah Shore , and Carroll Gibbons and his Orchestra, on records
1.50 FOR RURAL SCHOOLS (England) : Exploring our village. ' Spring in the Countryside', by Edith Mac-queen : Bird calls ; the return of the wanderers ; first flowers and butterflies
2.10 Interval music
2.15 GENERAL SCIENCE. Reproduction and growth : ' Growing Up by Richard Palmer
2.35 Interval music
2.40 JUNIOR ENGLISH. 'The Young Man with Music in his Fingers ' :
! original story by Diana Ross about a young man who was given strange and powerful gifts and used them well
Songs of Childhood (poems by Walter de la Mare). Sung by the BBC Singers : conductor, Leslie Woodgate. At the piano, Berkeley Mason '
The Sleeping Beauty
British children, now living in or near Johannesburg, greet their parents at home. Programme arranged in collaboration with the South African Broadcasting Corporation
Bryn Jones (tenor); The Adventures of Tommy Trouble, by E. Eynon Evans; Dai's letter to the Forces; the Light Welsh Orchestra under the direction of Idris Lewis. Produced by Mai Jones
The tales of the Mabinogi, retold by Ll. Wyn Griffith
Stephen Williams presents gramophone records of a composer whose fame rests on thirteen songs.
at the theatre organ, with more tunes for the children
Y bumed o gyfres o sgyrsiau yn ailgloriannu rhai o feirdd Cymru
5: Alun, gan Stephen J. Williams
(Talk in Welsh)
5.26 ' The Woodchopper's Daughter ', the story of Nella the little spinning maid : play by Marjorie Wynn Williams
5.55 Children's Hour prayers
followed by National and Regional announcements
Mr. Chickery returns to the microphone to tell another of his stories from Studio Five
Dramatic feature programme, written by Colin Wills , the Australian writer and broadcaster, which tells the story of Australia's progress from 1918 to the outbreak of the present war, and illuminates many facets of Australian life and culture. Well-known Australians take part, including Eileen Joyce , the pianist, Joan Ham mond the operatic singer, and Malcolm McEachem (' Jetsam ' of Flotsam and Jetsam). Produced by Leonard Cottrell
Black-faced minstrel show, devised and produced by Harry S. Pepper.
Cast includes Eddie Peter Whaley, Scott and Whaley, Ike Hatch, C. Denier Warren, Fred Yule, and the Kentucky Banjo Team: Dick Pepper, Edward Fairs, Bernard Sheaff.
BBC Variety Orchestra and Male Voice Chorus, conducted by Mansel Thomas.
Book written and remembered by C. Denier Warren.
Music arranged by Doris Arnold.
Astra Desmond (contralto) ; Dennis Noble (baritone) ; Sale and District Music Society (conductor, Alfred Higson ) ; BBC Northern Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
An album of things worth remembering, contributed by British people the world over. Presented by Leslie Baily and Francis Worsley. Music directed by Mansel Thomas. Pages turned by Patric Curwen
Specially written for broadcasting by Robert Westerby. Produced by John Cheatle, with Sybil Arundale, Freda Falconer, Curigwen Lewis, Sydney Tafler, Alexander Sarner, Frank Cochrane, William Trent, James Dale.
George Blake reviews the month in Scotland
Strings of the BBC Scottish Orchestra : conductor, Ian Whyte
Virginia Woolf : ' Three Pictures '.
Presented by Edward Sackville-West
French Suite, No. 6 in E Italian Concerto played by Estelle Wine (piano)
with Sid Buckman, Ken Beaumont, and Paula Green