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: MARKET REPORT

for farmers

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: FROM TODAY'S PAPERS

followed by an interlude

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Talks for Passion Week by John Wren-Lewis
3: Passion and Compassion

Contributors

Unknown: John Wren-Lewis

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: SHOPPING LIST

June Jay gives food news comment and suggestions for the household shopper

: THE NEWS

: A SOUTH AFRICAN BIOLOGIST LOOKS AT COLOUR PREJUDICE

by J. F. Brock
Professor of Medicine at the Univeisity of Cape Town
Professor Brock thinks that to be without colour prejudice, as he can honestly claim to be, is both more rational and safer than to indulge in it-for white people are now, probably for all time, a minority in the world.

Contributors

Unknown: J. F. Brock

: THE RISING GENERATION

Jacqueline du Pre (cello)
Ernest Lush (piano)

Contributors

Cello: Jacqueline du Pre
Piano: Ernest Lush

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

ANDROCLES AND THE LION
How a runaway slave, thrown to the lions in the Circus at Rome, survived because one of them recognised him as an old friend (c. A.D. 37).
A story from World History Script by Margaret Boys

Contributors

Script By: Margaret Boys

: THE DAILY SERVICE

We saw thee not (BBC H.B. 74) New Every Morning. page 80
Psalm 34, vv. 1-10 (Broadcast psalter) St. Mark 14, vv. 32-42
God is my strong salvation (BBC
H.B. 453)
News Summary at 10.30

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Rusihdem Temperance Band
Conductor, William A. Scholes

Contributors

Conductor: William A. Scholes

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT II by Marjorie Eele
A programme encouraging children to move to music
Repeated on Friday at 9.55 a.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele

: CURRENT AFFAIRS

: FRENCH FOR SIXTH FORMS

Eugienie Grandet '
Scenes from Balzac's novel
Dramatisation by Max Bellancourt

Contributors

Unknown: Eugienie Grandet
Unknown: Max Bellancourt

: COUNTRY DANCING

Traditional music and songs from a square dance party at Lewdown in Devon
Sorg9 from Cyril Tawney
Caller, Pat Shaw
Greensieeves Band led by Dennis Darke M.C. , Bernard FiBhwick
Produced by Brian Patten

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Tawney
Unknown: Pat Shaw
Unknown: Dennis Darke M.C.
Unknown: Bernard Fibhwick
Produced By: Brian Patten

: ON YOUR FARM

An agricultural weekly
Introduced by Harry Hunt
Ducks fer Table and Egg Production: John Greenslade visits George Foster 's farm near Tenterden. Kent, and talks to him about his duck enterprise
Silage Problems: Lawrence Wood-ham. a farm manager from Battle, Sussex, discusses the use of the flail-hype forage harvester and silage quaLity with R. S. Steven , a farmer from Brasted, Kent
Produced by John GreensJade The first item is recorded

Contributors

Introduced By: Harry Hunt
Unknown: John Greenslade
Unknown: George Foster
Unknown: R. S. Steven
Produced By: John Greensjade

: WEATHER

Forecast for land areas, followed by detailed forecast for the South-East

: THE NEWS

: PAUL ROBESON

acoompanied by Lawrence Brown
Produced by Bill Worsley
The recorded broadcast of September 27, 1959, in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Lawrence Brown
Produced By: Bill Worsley

: THURSTON DART

harpsichord
Gramophone records of music by English composers

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

LET'S JOIN IN
Little Red Riding Hood The traditional tale wit.h music by Roger Fiske

Contributors

Music By: Roger Fiske

: ADVENTURES IN MUSIC

including music from

: DDT AND THE FIGHT AGAINST MALARIA

Though eradication campaigns are now in progress in many countries, millions still live under threat of malaria. This programme in the Modern History series tells in dramatic form how malaria was eradicated in Cyprus. Script by Margaret J. Miller

Contributors

Script By: Margaret J. Miller

: WEDNESDAY MATINEE

The Naval Affair by WENDY COOPER with John Bentley
David Ross is First Lieutenant of a destroyer in dock. His wife cannot join him for shore leave and so, in search of some company, he wanders into the bar of a waterside inn, where he meets an apparently charming and friendly couple, a housemaster and his wife. However, one evening Ross is asked to meet the woman alone.....
Produced by HUGH STEWART in the BBC's Midland studios
The recorded broadcast of February 21 in the Midland Home Service

Contributors

Unknown: Wendy Cooper
Unknown: John Bentley
Produced By: Hugh Stewart
Harmer: William Douglas
Edna Harmer: Olga Russell
David Ross: John Bentley
Margot: Julia Lang
Peter Trim: Peter Billingsley
Jimmy Rudder: Ralph Lawton
Reade: Edward J Webb
George: Leslie Dunn
Fatty Fallows: Frank Veasey
Inspector: Jack Holloway
Mrs Lovell: Hilda Birch

: HOLY WEEK AND ITS MUSIC

Father Wilfrid Purney shows how the music of the Holy Week ceremonies leads us each year through the story of the Sufferings, Death, and Resurrection of Our Lord
PALM SUNDAY
Christus vincit (Plainsong)
Pueri Hebraeorum (Plainsong and Victoria)
MAUNDY THURSDAY
Christus factus est (Anerio) Ubi caritas (Plainsong)
Pange Lingua (Plainsong and Polyphony)
Judas Mercator (Victoria)
GOOD FRIDAY
Passion according to St. John
(Byrd)
Ecce Lignum Crucis (Plainsong) The Reproaches (Palestrina)
Crux Fidelis (King John of Portugal)
Tenebrae factae sunt (Victoria)
EASTER VIGIL
Lumen Christi (Plainsong) Exultet (Plainsong)
Sicut cervus (Palestrina) Alleluia (Plainsong)
Haec Dies (Palestrina)
Choir of the Carmelite Church Kensington
Director, John McCarthy

Contributors

Unknown: Father Wilfrid Purney
Unknown: Pueri Hebraeorum
Unknown: Crux Fidelis
Director: John McCarthy

: ISADORA DUNCAN

Some reminiscences by Mercedes de Acosta
* My dancing has been the dance of the wind, the sea, the trees, and the mountains,' Isadora Duncan once said. Through her all-pervading urge for freedom she contributed almost incidentally to the liberation of women's dress in the early twenties.

Contributors

Unknown: Isadora Duncan

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

JUNIOR TIME
A programme for the fives to eights The Three Happy Lions
A story by Louise Fatio told by David Lloyd James
5.15 GEOKDIE
The novel by David Walker adapted by Ian G. Ball
Following his success at the Highland Show, Geordie accepts an invitation to train for the Olympic Games.
3: Let me feel your biceps, sonny
Produced by Ian Wishart
5.40 THE HOBBIT
The book by J. R. R. Tolkien abridged by Barbara Henderson read in thirteen instalments by David Davis
12: Smaug's Vengeance
The dwarves sent Bilbo by himself down the tunnel to the treasure-chamber. Here Smaug lay, on a mound of gold and jewels. Bilbo was wearing his ring, but the dragon smelled him and tried to confuse him into betraying his friends. Bilbo ran back up the tunnel, but not before he had seen the bare patch in Smaug's armour, just over the left breast.

Contributors

Story By: Louise Fatio
Told By: David Lloyd James
Novel By: David Walker
Adapted By: Ian G. Ball
Produced By: Ian Wishart
Book By: J. R. R. Tolkien
Abridged By: Barbara Henderson
Unknown: David Davis
Geordie: Neil Brown
The Rev Mr McNab: James Gibson
Jean: Isobel Spouse
Samson: Alan Thompson
Rawlins: Michael O'Halloran
Harley: Anthony Moore
Helga: June Shields
Weber: Martin Heller
Steward: Harry Stamper

: WEATHER

Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region

: THE NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

South-Eastern News
6.30 Let the People Sing
Fifth Year
A weekly contest between choirs from all over the United Kingdom The seventh of eight programmes in the South-East regional competition
YOUTH CHOIRS
Hastings Girls Choir
Conductor. Edmund Niblett
Orpington Junior Singers
Conductor. Sheila Mossman
MIXED VOICE CHOIRS
Ripieno Choir (Wey.bridge) Conductor. Hugh Goold
Guildford Musical Society (Choral)
Conductor, John Alldis
Introduced by John Hobday
Produced by John Fawcett Wilson
The winners of each class in this programme will go forward to the National Competition, which begins on Monday, April 3.
6.57 London Stock Market Report

Contributors

Conductor: Sheila Mossman
Conductor: Hugh Goold
Conductor: John Alldis
Introduced By: John Hobday
Produced By: John Fawcett Wilson

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Verdi
Records of the Te Deum and movements from the Requiem Mass
Conducted by Arturo Toscanini

Contributors

Conducted By: Arturo Toscanini

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

A series of five-round contests between London, and the Regions
LONDON v. NORTHERN IRELAND
ROUND 1
London
Barry Carman, Cedric Cliffe
Quiz-Master, Lionel Hale
Northern Ireland
James Boyce , Ronald Green
Quiz-Master, Edward Ward
Arranged by Patrick Harvey
Repeated on Thursday at 1.10

Contributors

Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: James Boyce
Unknown: Ronald Green
Arranged By: Patrick Harvey

: THE VERDICT OF THE COURT

Reconstructions of famous trials
14: Rex v. Casement
Treason
The Royal Courts of Justice June 1916 with a postscript by Lord Birkett
Sir Roger Casement was tried under the Treason Act of 1351 at a critical period of the 1914-18 war. That he had visited prisoners-of-war camps in Germany and attempted to persuade Irish prisoners to join an Irish Brigade to fight for the freedom of Ireland could not be disputed by the defence. What was disputed was that his conduct amounted to treason under this statute of Edward the Third. Casement himself denied the jurisdiction of an English court to try him at all. The jury found him guilty and the Court of Criminal Appeal upheld the interpretation of the Treason Act laid down by the Lord Chief Justice at Casement's trial. 'God deliver me,' said Casement, ' from such antiquaries as these—to hang a man upon a comma and to throttle him with a semi-colon.'
Script by H. MONTGOMERY HYDE who contributes an introduction
Production by Joe Burroughs

Contributors

Unknown: Lord Birkett
Script By: H. Montgomery Hyde
Production By: Joe Burroughs
Sir Roger Casement: John Welsh
The Attorney General: Marius Goring
The Solicitor General: Felix Felton
Mr Serjeant Sullivan, K.C.: Joseph O'Conor
Mr Artemus Jones: John Glyn-Jones
The Lord Chief Justice: Carleton Hobbs
Mr Justice Darling: James Langham
Narrator: Edward Ward

: BRITISH CONCERT BAND

Conducted by Gilbert Vinter

Contributors

Conducted By: Gilbert Vinter

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: WORDS THAT MATTER

Four talks for Lent by the Rev. Donald Kennedy about some key words in Christian beHef
1: RELIGION

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Donald Kennedy

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by Christopher Bunting (cello) Peter Wallfisch (piano)

Contributors

Cello: Christopher Bunting
Piano: Peter Wallfisch

: Closedown









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