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: FARM BULLETIN

News and market trends

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Monday's 7.50 talk

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by JACK DE MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: TODAY'S PAPERS

followed by an interlude

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Talks by THE REV. JOHN STOTT
Beginning the new year with Christ as Lord

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. John Stott

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: SECOND TEST MATCH

Australia v. England
Summary of the day's play by E. W. SWANTON,
Cricket Correspondent of the Daily Telegraph
From Melbourne Cricket Ground

: TODAY

Second edition

: TODAY'S PAPERS

followed by an interlude

: LOVE IN THE DOGHOUSE

by MARY BISHOP abridged by Eve Howland read by BETTINA DICKSON Second of ten instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Bishop
Abridged By: Eve Howland
Read By: Bettina Dickson

: THE NEWS

: TWO OF A KIND

Diarists
LINDA GREENBURY and FRED BASON talk about diaries they have kept Introduced by JACK SINGLETON

Contributors

Unknown: Linda Greenbury
Unknown: Fred Bason
Introduced By: Jack Singleton

: HAYDN

Six pieces for a Musical Clock
Sonata in C minor
(Haydn Society No. 20) played by JOAN DAVIES (piano) Second broadcast

Contributors

Piano: Joan Davies

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Chopin
Some of the Polish Songs, Op. 74
EUGENIA ZARESKA (mezzo-soprano)
GIORGIO FAVARETTO (piano) on a gramophone record

: DAILY SERVICE

Feast of the Circumcision of our Lord
New Every Morning, page 1
Behold, the great Creator makes (BBC H.B. 44)
Unto us a Boy is born (O.B.C.
92)
St. Luke 2, vv. 15-21
Of the Father's love begotten
(BBC H.B. 57)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

KEN BEAUMONT AND HIS SEXTET

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Beaumont

: LA BOHEME

Scenes from Puccini's opera The cast includes:
CARLO BERGONZI as Rodolfo
RENATA TEBALDI as Mimi
ETTORE BASTIANINI as Marcello
GIANNA D'ANGELO as Musetta with the Chorus and Orchestra of the ACCADEMIA DI SANTA CECILIA Rome
Conducted by TULLIO SERAFIN on a gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: Carlo Bergonzi
Unknown: Renata Tebaldi
Unknown: Ettore Bastianini
Unknown: Gianna D'Angelo
Conducted By: Tullio Serafin

: OUT OF APPLEDORE

The second of three programmes which tell the story of a British coasting seaman, shipmaster, and shipowner in the last years of the wooden sailing ships
CAPTAIN WILLIAM SLADE of Appledore talks about his life to
GEORGE VILLIERS
Produced by JOHN BLUNDEN Broadcast in the South and West Home Service in August

Contributors

Unknown: Captain William Slade
Unknown: George Villiers
Produced By: John Blunden

: SECOND TEST MATCH

Australia v. England
BRIAN JOHNSTON and JACK FINGLETON discuss the day's play at Melbourne

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Fingleton

: CONCERT HOUR

BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conducted by ARWEL HUGHES

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conducted By: Arwel Hughes

: WEATHER

Forecast for tand areas. Detailed forecast for the South-East

: THE NEWS

: ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by JACK LONGLAND. MARY STOCKS
PHILIP HASKELL , FRANK MUIR
Travelling Question-Master, FREDDY GRISEWOOD
Produced by MICHAEL BOWEN
From Plymouth, Devon
Last Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Longland.
Unknown: Philip Haskell
Unknown: Frank Muir
Produced By: Michael Bowen

: SONG OF A CITY

IRENE PRADOR is your guide on a musical journey through Madrid Produced by ANN DALTON

Contributors

Unknown: Irene Prador
Produced By: Ann Dalton

: RECITAL

GEOFFREY GILBERT (flute)
WILFRID PARRY (piano)

Contributors

Flute: Geoffrey Gilbert
Piano: Wilfrid Parry

: PERSONAL CALL

A play for radio by Agatha Christie
During a cocktail party a personal call comes through for James Brent which proves to have alarming consequences.
Other parts played by members of the BBC
Drama Repertory Company
Produced by DAVID H. GODFREY Broadcast in November 1960 in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Agatha Christie
Unknown: James Brent
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Mrs Lamb: Vivienne Chatterton
James Brent: Ivan Brandt
Fay: Beatrice Bevan
Pamela Brent: Barbara Lott
Evan: Michael Turner
Mary: Eva Stuart
Mr Enderby: James Thomason
Inspector Narracott: George Hagan

: THE DIONYSIAN ART

ARTUR RUBINSTEIN talks about his world of music to JOHN AMIS Second broadcast

Contributors

Talks: Artur Rubinstein
Unknown: John Amis

: FREDDY GRISEWOOD AT HOME

with some favourite records that listeners have helped him to choose

: THE SILVER LINING

STUART HiBBERD introduces a talk by THE PSYCHIATRIST
First of two programmes on the theme ' Pluck from the heart a rooted sorrow '

Contributors

Introduces: Stuart Hibberd

: FOR THE YOUNG NINE-DAY SPECIAL

Sketco the Raven
Nine stories from the Raven Cycle of legends retold by ROBERT AYRE abridged by Shirley Franklin read by DERYCK GUYLER 1: How the raven stole the stars

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Ayre
Abridged By: Shirley Franklin
Read By: Deryck Guyler

: REVIEW

A monthly look at the arts
Theatre: ERIC KEOWN
Cinema: ROGER MANVELL
Art: EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH
MARJORIE BILBOW talks to CLIFF RICHARD about his new film ' Summer Holiday '
I want to act'
JOAN PYPER finds out about acting as a career
2: Getting a Job
Advice from JOHN COUNSELL Managing Director of the Theatre Royal, Windsor

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Keown
Unknown: Roger Manvell
Unknown: Edward Lucie-Smith
Talks: Marjorie Bilbow
Unknown: Joan Pyper
Unknown: John Counsell

: PLAY OUT

THE VAN DOREN QUARTET

Contributors

Unknown: Van Doren

: WEATHER

Forecast for land areas. Detailed forecast for the South-East

: THE NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

South-East News

: Fred Streeter Advises

A weekly talk to gardeners

: Town and Country

Comment, controversy and character

: HOUSE PARTY

STEVE RACE invites you to join
HAROLD LLOYD
SIR MAX BEERBOHM
PEGGY LEE
BENNO MOISEIWITSCH and other guests from the past and the present in conversation and music Produced by JOHN POWELL

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Lloyd
Unknown: Sir Max Beerbohm
Unknown: Peggy Lee
Unknown: Benno Moiseiwitsch
Produced By: John Powell

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Introduced by ALEC ROBERTSON
CITY OF BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Leader, Meyer Stolow
Conducted by ALBERTO BOLET
Before an invited audience at the Nicholas Chamberlaine School, Bedworth
January 8: BBC Scottish Orchestra conducted by Bernard Keeffe ; Berlioz's Symphonic Fantastique; introduced by David Cairns

Contributors

Introduced By: Alec Robertson
Leader: Meyer Stolow
Conducted By: Alberto Bolet
Conducted By: Bernard Keeffe
Introduced By: David Cairns

: WOMAN'S PLACE

A report by MICHAEL PEARSON who has collected views on the role of women in our present society
Among those taking part: BARBARA CASTLE, M.P. HELEN GARDNER
PAMELA HANSFORD JOHNSON
Lord Ritchie
PROFESSOR R. M. TITMUSS and men and women from the professions, business, the Church, and the home Produced by DOROTHY BAKER

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Pearson
Unknown: Barbara Castle, M.P.
Unknown: Helen Gardner
Unknown: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Unknown: Lord Ritchie
Unknown: Professor R. M. Titmuss
Produced By: Dorothy Baker

: THE TUESDAY TALK

After Two Wars by The Rt. Hon.
KENNETH YOUNGER
Director General of the Royal Institute of International Affairs
In 1910 a best-seller was published which affected the thinking of a generation. Its author, Norman Angell , former M.P. and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, had his ninetieth birthday last week. During the fifty years and more since the publishing of The Great Illusion two world wart have gone so far towards justifying some of Sir Norman Angell 's arguments that it is hard now to remember that four years before the First War, when this book was written, it could seem revolutionary to point out that war was no longer a profitable instrument of policy.
Kenneth Younger , who was born about the time that The Great Illusion was being written, has-as a former M.P. and a minister in the Labour Government — been closely associated ever since World War 2 with the problems of which Angell wrote.
He talks about half a century of development in thought on Power and Defence and considers how far Sir Norman Angell 's arguments are still applicable in the nuclear age.

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Angell
Unknown: Sir Norman Angell
Unknown: Kenneth Younger
Unknown: Sir Norman Angell

: TIME FOR LAUGHTER

Records of humour in words and music
Introduced by JOHN SLATER

Contributors

Introduced By: John Slater

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: MYSTERY PLAYHOUSE

Sybil Thorndike in Spooner by Eleanor Farjeon adapted for radio by MICHAEL and MOLLIE HARDWICK
' Oh, Spooner! You silly, silly cat! Come down at once. There's nothing there to frighten you.' tProduced by CHARLES LEFEAUX

Contributors

Unknown: Sybil Thorndike
Unknown: Eleanor Farjeon
Unknown: Mollie Hardwick
Unknown: Charles Lefeaux
Mary Shearn: Sybil Thorndike
Mrs Shearn: Mary O'Farrell
Bill Saunders: Andrew Beeching
Mr Hedges: Lee Fox
Mrs Meadows: Nan Marriott-Watson
Mr Meadows: George Hagan
Spooner: Hilda Kriseman

: THE NEWS

: A STORY AT BEDTIME

Something Borrowed by MARTIN BOWNES read by OLIVE GREGG

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Bownes
Read By: Olive Gregg

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Schumann
Kreisteriana, Op. 16 played by DIANA OKKALIDES (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Diana Okkalides

: Close Down









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