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Introduced by Margaret Hubble and including
' Brightening up the Home,' by W. P. Matthew. 1—' Floors '
' Reading Your Letters': a programme of opinions from the Woman's Hour postbag
' Regarding a Child's School Report': a talk from Cardiff by Mrs. K. J. Webb
' At School on the Stage': Patricia Brent records a visit to a school for children who hope to make the theatre their career.
Serial: Poor Miss Finch' by Wilkie Collins. Abridged by Ursula Torday. Read by Helen Burns

Contributors

Introduced By:
Margaret Hubble
Unknown:
W. P. Matthew.
Unknown:
Mrs. K. J. Webb
Unknown:
Patricia Brent
Unknown:
Wilkie Collins.
Abridged By:
Ursula Torday.
Read By:
Helen Burns

1-' The Composer '
An illustrated talk by Antony Hopkins
Introduced by Michael Bell
In this series various kinds of professional musicians speak about their work, their daily routine, and the special problems they have to face-about everything that does not meet the eye or ear of the concert-goer.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Michael Bell

Britain at Work, 1952
Reports on key industries by Wayne Mineau and Norman Michie
2-' Prospect for Coal'
Why are we short of coal? What .do the coalminers think about it? What can be done? These are some of the questions the speakers discuss on their return from a visit to a mining district in the Midlands.

Contributors

Unknown:
Wayne Mineau
Unknown:
Norman Michie

Commonwealth artists entertain featuring
Leslie Andrews and Marie Campbell
Harry Rabinowitz
Dennis Lotis
Wilfrid Thomas
(accompanied by Ivor Mairants )
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, David Paget )
Conductor, Robert Busby
Introduced by Peter King
Produced by David Miller

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Andrews
Unknown:
Marie Campbell
Unknown:
Harry Rabinowitz
Unknown:
Dennis Lotis
Unknown:
Wilfrid Thomas
Accompanied By:
Ivor Mairants
Leader:
David Paget
Conductor:
Robert Busby
Introduced By:
Peter King
Produced By:
David Miller

from Norwood with the Quiz Team :
Ruth Drew , Daisy Pain and Sam Pollock with Neville Williams representing
Norwood E. Arnot Robertson , the word expert
Chairman, Fielden Hughes

Contributors

Unknown:
Ruth Drew
Unknown:
Daisy Pain
Unknown:
Sam Pollock
Unknown:
Neville Williams
Unknown:
Norwood E. Arnot Robertson
Unknown:
Fielden Hughes

See article on page 7

Devised by Kenneth Pakeman
Written by Maurice Corham

With a personal note by Lehar's friend and colleague, Paul Knepler
1: The Bandmaster's Son
The Players: Narrator Ivan Samson Dvorak Charles Maunsell Lehar, as a boy......John Charlesworth His mother..........Nan Marriott-Watson Lehar. as a man Peter Finch Emperor Franz-Josef Arthur Ridley Colonel Charles Maunsell Karczag Leonard Sachs Leon Peter Bathurst Other parts played by Duncan Mclntyre and Rosamund Greenwood
The Singers: Doris Gambell, Kyra Vayna John lianson Jan Van der Gucht
BBC OPERA CHORUS (Trained by Alan G. Melville)
BBC OPERA ORCHESTRA (Leader, John Sharpe)
Conductor, STANFORD ROBINSON
PRODUCED BY KENNETH PAKEMAN AND ARCHIE CAMPBELL

From 1870 to 1910: Lehar's early life among the music of the gypsies and in the military bands of the old Austrian Empire... praise from Dvorak and Brahms... his early opera 'Tatiana'... his famous waltz 'Gold and Silver'... and the operettas that brought him success 'The Tinker,' The Merry Widow,' and 'Gypsy Love'

on Japan
A picture of Tokyo as a leave city for the troops of the United Nations; a visit to the Commonwealth base hospital at Kure; and a look at some of the Japanese industries that are now coming into competition with our own
Based on Edward Ward 's recent stay in Japan
Produced by Marjorie Banks

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Ward
Produced By:
Marjorie Banks

Light Programme

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