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America v. Britain: a contest to find out who knows more about the other's country.
Teams:
London: D.W. Brogan, David Niven. Quiz-Master, Lionel Hale
New York: Christopher Morley, John Mason Brown. Quiz-Master, Alistair Cooke

This weekly programme, originating in New York and London, and produced by the BBC in collaboration with the American Broadcasting Company, will now be heard in Britain as well as in America
(BBC Recording)

Contributors

Panellist:
D.W. Brogan
Panellist:
David Niven
Quiz-Master (London):
Lionel Hale
Panellist:
Christopher Morley
Panellist:
John Mason Brown
Quiz-Master (New York):
Alistair Cooke

by W.W. Jacobs.
Adapted by Douglas Cleverdon, and produced by Leslie Stokes

(BBC recording)

Contributors

Author:
W.W. Jacobs
Adapted by:
Douglas Cleverdon
Producer:
Leslie Stokes
Night Watchman:
Norman Shelley
Mrs Morgan:
Muriel George
Alf Simms:
Billy Thatcher
Mrs Pearce:
Kathleen Harrison
George Hatchard:
Ivor Barnard
Joe Morgan:
Arthur Owen
Bill Flurry:
Edwin Ellis

An entertainment for Forces Overseas. Issy Bonn, Jill Manners (by permission of Emile Littler), Peggy Desmond, Peter Brough, Robin Richmond, Sgt. George Mitchell and his R.A.P.C. Swing Choir, Edmundo Ros and his Rumba Band, BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Introduced by Margaretta Scott
From the stage of the Queensberry All-Services Club

Contributors

Singer:
Issy Bonn
Singer:
Jill Manners
Pianist:
Peggy Desmond
Ventriloquist:
Peter Brough
Organist:
Robin Richmond
Singers:
Sgt George Mitchell and his R.A.P.C. Swing Choir
Musicians:
Edmundo Ros and his Rumba Band
Musicians:
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor:
Charles Shadwell
Introduced by:
Margaretta Scott
Producer:
Cecil Madden
Producer:
Stephen Williams

Radio version of the Gainsborough picture, starring Margaret Lockwood, Vic Oliver, with Peter Graves and Michael Rennie; from the original screenplay by Val Valentine and Val Guest, with additional dialogue by Edward Percy
Original numbers by Manning Sherwin and Val Guest.

Contributors

Screenplay:
Val Valentine
Screenplay:
Val Guest
Additional dialogue:
Edward Percy
Original numbers:
Manning Sherwin
Original numbers:
Val Guest
Orchestrations:
Bob Busby
Orchestrations:
Ben Frankel
Orchestrations:
Bretton Byrd
Radio score supervised by:
Jack Beaver
Singers/musicians:
BBC Revue Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor:
Alan Crooks
Radio adaptation:
Rhoderick Walker
Producer:
Tom Ronald
Edie Story:
Margaret Lockwood
Sam Kahn:
Vic Oliver
Bob Fielding:
Michael Rennie
Jim Knight:
Peter Graves
Pacey:
Frederick Burtwell

Feature concert for allied Seamen with Band of the Green Howards conducted by Mr. R. Lester, French Air Force Singers, Marian Zigmunt (Poland), Kenneth Cantril (U.S.A.), Harry Shuttleworth, Jos. Q. Atkinson and Cyril Moore at the pianos, Felling Male Voice Choir, conducted by T.H. Mearis, and representatives of the United Nations.
Arranged and produced by John Polwarth, in collaboration with the British Council, the Missions to Seamen, and the British Sailors' Society.
From the City Hall, Newcastle-upon Tyne

Contributors

Musicians:
Band of the Green Howards
Conductor:
Mr. R. Lester
Unknown:
Marian Zigmunt Unknown: Kenneth Cantril
Unknown:
Harry Shuttleworth
Pianist:
Jos. Q. Atkinson
Pianist:
Cyril Moore
Singers:
Felling Male Voice Choir
Choir conductor:
T. H. Mearis
Arranged and produced by:
John Polwarth

The celebrated tenor sings with the Orchestra directed by George Melachrino. At the piano, Percy Kahn. Guests: Fleet Street Choir, conducted by T. B. Lawrence.
(BBC recording)
(Richard Tauber broadcasts by permission of Bernard Delfont)

Contributors

Singer:
Richard Tauber
Musicians directed by:
George Melachrino
Pianist:
Percy Kahn
Singers:
Fleet Street Choir
Choir conductor:
T.B. Lawrence

Arranged by Edinburgh Society of Organists. Massed Choirs of Edinburgh Churches. Hymns introduced by the Rev. A. Irvine Pirie, Clerk of the Edinburgh Presbytery. Conductor, Dr. Head. Organist, S. Webster. From Palmerston Place Church, Edinburgh.
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Hymns introduced by:
The Rev. A. Irvine Pirie
Conductor:
Dr. Head
Organist:
S. Webster

The story of an American W.A.C., who survived an air crash in which all but two of her companions were killed, and became queen of a savage tribe in a lost-world valley high in the inaccessible mountains of Dutch New Guinea.

First of a new series of outstanding stories of wartime adventures, presenting the heroes and heroines of hairbreadth escapes and secret missions.

Contributors

Editor:
Robert Barr
Producer:
Brigid Maas

Light Programme

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